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Sachem North High School


Thursday, January 18, 2018
A DAY/Testing Day 6


The Sachem North Senior Class would like to congratulate Samir Omar as this week’s Senior of the Week.  Samir was nominated because he is doing a great job in his classes and displays a willingness to help others, which makes him stand out!  He also works really hard in practice and is a great teammate!  Great job, Samir!  Please stop by Room D221 and see Mrs. Pickersgill for your reward!!!

Any student who needs to retake a Regents exam should pick up the registration form from Mr. Kolar’s office (B224).  No student will be able to retake a Regents unless they register.  Any questions see Mr. Kolar or your guidance counselor.  

Attention all Potential Mid-Year Graduates:  Please check the spelling of your name on the Potential Mid-Year Graduate List posted by Guidance, the Senior Bulletin Board and the Library Hallway.  If there is any discrepancy, please see Mrs. Agunzo in B120 immediately.

Attention Students with Learner’s Permits:  Sachem North is now offering a driver education course right here at our school.  Registration for the spring session will be held on January 23rd from 3:30 to 5:30 in the yellow cafeteria.  Classes begin February 5th.  If interested, please pick up a registration packet from either Mr. Kolar’s office or the front desk in the Main Office.  Happy driving!


Attention Seniors:  If  you are on the payment plan for the Senior Trip, make sure you submit your monthly payment by Friday, January 26th.  Also, if you haven’t already done so, start putting together a room and bus for the Senior Trip.  You can have four students in a room and up to 13 rooms of four per bus.  You need to have your room list completed by 9th period on Thursday, February 8th.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Weston or Mr. Azzato.

Attention all Juniors:  Wednesday’s Junior Banquet sign-up was a success.  Payment is due on January 31st.  Bus selection is due on the 24th of April.

The Tri-M Music Honor Society will be selling fresh hot pizza on Friday, January 19th at the beginning of 9th period in the auditorium lobby.  Slices are $2 each.

The Senior Class, student body, and staff members of Sachem North would like to congratulate Lauren Breuer for receiving the Student Award from ALS Ride for Life!  After Lauren’s grandmother passed away from ALS in January 2016, she organized a successful fundraiser and had her girls’ swim team challenge the varsity football team in a swimming competition which raised more than $2,000 for ALS Ride for Life.  Lauren will receive the award on Marth 7th at an Honoree Recognition Benefit at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook.  Congratulations, Lauren.  We are so proud of you.  Please stop by D221 and see Mrs. Pickersgill for a special gift!

On Tuesday, January 30th at 7 p.m., come on down to the Auditorium for our first ever songwriter’s concert.  It will be an awesome night of student-composed songs and performances.  Admission is free so come on down and support your classmates.  See you there!

Attention students of Sachem North:  The next STEM meeting will be on Tuesday, January 30th during 9th period in Room E208.  Any student interested in Astronomy is encouraged to attend.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. LoCascio in Room E208.  

Attention All Animal Lovers:  For the next three days during homeroom, the National Honor Society will be sponsoring a “Pennies for Puppies” campaign.  Our goal is to raise enough money to purchase a large dog crate for The Animal Adoption Center in Medford.  National Honor Society students will be visiting each homeroom hoping to collect spare change over the course of the next three days!  If you have a big heart and some spare change, it could go a long way to helping this local organization to continue rescuing doggies in need!

It’s Dave and Busters Gamers’ Day!  Join your fellow club members on Saturday evening, February 10th, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Dave and Busters in Islandia for some fun.  We will have a semi-private room with a buffet for dinner (sliders, chicken nuggets, mini pizza and more.)  Unlimited soda and tea.  Also, you will be given a $20 game card with access to unlimited video games all night.  All this for $35!  Money will be due by January 26th.  See Ms. Dansky in Room B105 to pick up permission slips.  Our next meeting will be held in the Library after school on January 26th.

The next GSA meeting will take place today, January 18th, during 9th period in Room B107.  Everyone is welcome!

There will be ONE MORE lifeguard tryout.  This will be your last opportunity to join next year’s lifeguard elective.  On Thursday, January 18 during 9th period, meet Mr. Aebly on the pool deck in a bathing suit ready to do some work!

Attention all members of the Foreign Language Honor Society:  There will be a meeting in the Little Theatre on January 18th.

Attention all students and staff:  Please help reduce plastic waste at Sachem North!  There are now 14 water bottle recycling bins around the school.  Please make note of the locations in the Octagon, by the Auditorium, inside and outside of both gyms and both cafeterias, and outside of each locker room.  These bins are for water bottles only.  Thank you for doing your part to help reduce plastic trash!

Foreign Language Honor Society members:  Please remember our Book Drive in collaboration with our Librarians, Ms. Haussner and Ms. Berthold.  We are collecting books from now through January!  Please bring books to B209 or directly to the library!

Attention all students and staff:  The Box Tops for Education contest will be ending in two weeks.  Be sure to check the dates on the Box Tops.  Everything will be collected next week.

The Tutoring Center, which is located inside the Library, is open every day.  Any student who needs help with their Math, Science, English or History classes is encouraged to visit the Tutoring Center during their lunch period.  A student from the National Honor Society will be there to assist you.  You must go to lunch first and ask the lunch duty teacher for a tutoring center pass, since space is limited.

Do you like learning more about your classmates and teachers?  Do you enjoy Instagram?  Then please give HumansOFSNHS a follow and start learning more about the people inside these halls.  The Peer Education and Student Leadership classes have the Instagram page up and running with over 200 posts so far.  Give us a follow, throw us a like, but more importantly, learn about others before judging them.  We all have a story to tell one student at a time.  If you’d like to be featured on the page, please stop in to Room D217 throughout the day and be photo ready!  We all matter!  Let’s always strive to treat each other with kindness and respect.