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Winter Secret Pals

This project's main goals were to get teachers and students more involved in school activities and to build a relation between the teachers and the students. We have traditionally sponsored secret pals; however, for the past three years our number of faculty participants has drastically declined. The SGA members did not want to quit the project. Therefore, this year we decided to add a new element to the activity. We decided to have a breakfast at the end of the week for the student and teacher… Read More »

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The House that Oak Built

In 2012, 46.5 million Americans in the United States were living in poverty. According to this statistic, half a million people in our country were living on the streets or in insufficient homes, many without enough food to feed themselves and their families. The home is the foundation of one’s life, at the top of the hierarchy of needs. Without a proper home, it is hard for children to thrive in their environment and follow the path to success. As high school students, we find it… Read More »

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Welcome Back Bears

Welcome Back Bears is the Mountain View Student Council’s first day of school event. This first day of school is not normal. Instead of going through the normal bell schedule, students of Mountain View have an activity-filled day. This day works by splitting each grade level into different activities throughout the day. There was a pep rally, keynote speaker, club and sport expo, and advisement time (to watch the school news). Each grade level did one of these activities at a time. For… Read More »

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Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.

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National Principals Month
Washington, DC, October 1 - October 31

October is National Principals Month, and NASSP honors the hard work and dedication of America’s principals all month long. National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

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