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  • Tuesday, January 31st, Cycle Day 1 - Activity Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Jaison Mathew on 1/31/2023

    Important Information.

    • Attention Seniors: We are hosting two Instant Decision Days at South this week. Please report to the Upper Library with a copy of your transcript between the hours of 10:00 am and 12:00 pm, fill out an application, and receive an instant decision. Instant decision for Dominican University will be today, and instant decision for St. Thomas Aquinas College will be tomorrow. Please reach out to your school counselor if you have any questions.

    • This is a reminder that all of the applications for induction into the World Language Honor Societies this Spring are due to Mrs. Arizmendi by no later than tomorrow.

    • Battle of the Arts is back and bigger than ever and will be right here at South on Friday, Feb 10 at 6:00! There will be a short meeting this Thursday, Feb 2 in the auditorium right after school for ALL scheduled performers. This is a mandatory meeting for ALL performers. See Ms. Solar with any questions!

    • The Clarkstown South SEL Team is hosting our Healthy Hearts SEL-ebration on Wellness Wednesday, February 15th. During activity and lunch periods, South clubs and community organizations will be in the Lobby, sharing information and resources related to physical and mental health. We have numerous fun activities available, including yoga, hot shot basketball, and cooking! Click here to sign up today!

    Club News.

    • The Gay Straight Transgender Alliance is meeting today during Extended Homeroom in the Lower Library. All are welcome to attend.

    • There will be a New Inductee National Honor Society meeting in the Upper Library today after school!

    • The Mugen Taiko Drum Team will meet after school at the Band Room tomorrow.

    Athletic News.

    • For those interested in Girls Soccer for the Fall, there will be a meeting after school tomorrow, in Room 308 with Coach Jung regarding winter and spring off season workouts.

    • The Clarkstown South Wrestling Team participated at the Newburgh Free Academy High School Competition last week. The JV team went 2-2 on the mat vs 4 tough Section 9 opponents. With forfeit points removed, the team defeated Wallkill and Newburgh High Schools.

    • The Varsity Boys Basketball Team defeated Scarsdale 64-39 in a great team win. Lawrence Mitchell had 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 assists. Christian Louis had 17 points, and 8 rebounds. Michael Holder had 10 points, 4 assists, and 3 rebounds. Danny Burkholder had 9 points, and big time minutes on defense.

    • The Clarkstown Hockey Team defeated Cortlandt 12-5. Andrew Fenninger gained his 100th career assist in the win and freshman Frank Negri had his first career assist.

    • Last weekend, the Clarkstown Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving Team was successful at the 2023 Section 1 / League 1 Swimming & Diving Championships as they placed second overall in the event out of nine teams. Junior, Luke Dwyer, was a double winner in both the 200 yard freestyle and 100 yard butterfly events. Senior, Joseph Coleman, placed top 8 in both the 200 yard individual medley and 100 yard butterfly events. Sophomore, Isaih Francis, placed top 8 in both the 100 yard freestyle and 100 yard breaststroke events. Junior, Ian Kim, placed top 8 in both the 50 yard freestyle and 100 yard breaststroke events. The team's next meet will be the Section 1 Championships. The diving event will be held on Thursday, February 9th at SUNY Purchase College, and will start at 5:00 PM. The swimming event will be held on Monday, February 13th and Tuesday, February, 14th at Festa Middle School, and will start at 5:00 PM.

    Extended Homeroom.

    Today, all juniors will take the Pride Survey online during extended homeroom with their homeroom teacher. Juniors will need to use their laptops to respond to the questions. This is an anonymous survey. The Pride Survey gathers information about substance abuse, school climate, and 50 risk and protective factor items. The results of the survey are used to enhance school climate and to provide feedback for educational plans related to substance abuse.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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