Clarkstown High School South

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  • Friday, October 22, 2021, Cycle Day 3 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/22/2021

    Today’s Quote- “Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” = H. Jackson Brown Jr. 

    Important Information

     Mr. Wedvik is pleased to announce The Royal Mole Court 2021-2022:

                                       Mole King:       Francis Farelley III

                                       Mole Queen:    Phoebe Wertheimer

                                       Mole Prince:    Emils Zalite

                                       Mole Jester:    Noah Sturm

                               Congratulations to the Royal Mole Court!

                Remember: if you have a mole you have a lot! Happy Mole Day!

    •  This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • Attention all DECA members, if you have not paid your dues yet please be sure to get them in to  Mr. Greaven as soon as possible! Follow @southdeca on instagram for more updates and information about joining if you are interested! Additionally, please join us for a pumpkin painting and costume contest in the cafeteria this Saturday, October 23rd from 2 to 4 pm! Admission is 8 dollars and includes a snack and a drink; additional snacks will be sold as well. All are welcome! Come in your best costume and bring a friend!
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park tomorrow morning from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!
    • The Academic League will have its first meeting and practice on Wednesday, October 27th at 2:10 pm in room 150.

    Athletic News

    • All 9th grade girls interested in playing basketball, please leave your name and contact information at the Security desk.

    ACT Exam Information for Saturday, October 23rd. 

    • Students who are registered for the ACT exams at South tomorrow should report promptly to the side entrance, by cafeteria 103, near the custodian’s entrance, at 8:00 AM. All should bring positive photo ID as described in the registration manual, two #2 pencils, and a calculator if appropriate. Calculators and pencils will not be distributed by the school. Students who do not have appropriate photo ID will not be permitted to test. Room assignments will be posted on the wall right inside the entrance area. Those having any questions, problems or concerns with their registration should report to the library. Email Ms. Gordon with any questions.

     Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Thursday, October 21, 2021, Cycle Day 2 with an Altered Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/21/2021

    Pep Rally

    Today’s Quote- “Whatever you do, do it well.” - Walt Disney

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • Attention all DECA members, if you have not paid your dues yet please be sure to contact Mr. Greaven as soon as possible! If you are still interested in joining DECA, it’s not too late to do so! Follow @southdeca on instagram for updates and information to join! Additionally, there will be a pumpkin painting and costume contest in the cafeteria this Saturday, October 23rd from 2 to 4 pm! Admission is 8 dollars and includes a snack and a drink; additional snacks will be sold as well. All are welcome! Make sure to show up in your best costume and bring a friend!
    • There will be a WAC meeting today after school in room 225. All are welcome! 
    • The USO club meeting is today after school in room 306. All current members should plan to attend. New members are welcome!
    • South's Health Occupations Students of America, also known as HOSA club will have their first informational member meeting today in room 123. Come and check us out. If you can't make it, join and check our Google Classroom page for more incoming information!
    • The Assets Leadership team will be meeting in the auditorium today at 2:05 pm. We will be discussing Puptoberfest, Purple Pumpkins, Blessings in a Backpack and so much more. Everyone is welcome and please be on time!
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park this Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!

    Counseling News

    • The following college reps will be visiting South today:: 

    Bryant University

    Oberlin College

    Sacred Heart University

    Providence College

    Please check NAVIANCE for more information.  

    Athletic News

    • Last night (10/20), the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team completed the regular season with a win over Fox Lane High School.  They successfully defeated the Foxes by the final score of 94 to 89.  The team's final dual meet record is 7-2 for the 2021 season. In doing so, Grace Dwyer, Senior of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 50 yard freestyle and 500 yard freestyle events. Madison Chalfin, Senior of South High School, was an individual event winner in the 1 meter diving event. Not to be outdone, the team also won the 400 yard freestyle relay event. The team's next meet will be this weekend as they will compete at the Section 1 / League 1 Championships. The diving event will be on Friday, 10/22 at SUNY Purchase College. The diving event will start at 4:30 PM. The swimming event will be on Saturday, 10/23 at Felix Festa Middle School. The swimming event will start at 9:00 AM.
    • All 9th grade girls interested in playing basketball, please leave your name and contact information at the Security desk.
    • There will be an open gym today from 4:30-6:30 pm for all girls interested in playing basketball this season. 
    • For any student interested in trying out for Modified Ice Hockey, Boys Varsity Ice Hockey, or Girls Varsity Ice Hockey, please drop your helmet off to the athletic office as soon as possible to be inspected. Please ensure to have your name written inside of the helmet for identification purposes. Helmets will be returned by Friday, November 12th prior to November 15th tryouts. Please contact your athletic office for additional information.

     Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Cycle Day 1 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/20/2021

    Today’s Quote- “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.”-Tony Robbins

    Important Information

    • Reminder to all students new to the district - There will be a new students meeting in Ms Solar’s office, room 353, today during 6th period. All new students are invited to attend to learn more information and resources about South and to join the ongoing new students group.
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • Hey Vikings! It's time to suit up! Join DECA, South's largest club, as we help prepare the next generation, to be academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. If business is for you, then DECA is what you got to do. Today’s meeting after school in cafeteria 101/102 is MANDATORY and it is your last chance to get your dues in! Remember to make your check for $40 out to CCSD with “Deca Dues” on the memo line. Also be sure to fill out the competition form in the Google Classroom! To connect with us, follow our Instagram @southdeca, and please see Mr. Greaven with any questions!
    • Join the Cultural Club for our upcoming meeting today after school in room 227 to learn about holidays and celebrations in October! We hope to see you there!
    • The Minority Student Union is meeting today in the auditorium at 2:10 pm. We hope to see you there!
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, also known as RAD, is a club that focuses on mental health issues, both in ourselves and in our school and community. If you would like to check out this helpful club, come to our first meeting today at 2:00 pm in Ms. Solar’s office. If you have questions, see Ms. Solar or Ms. Bentley. 
    • South's Health Occupations Students of America, also known as HOSA club will have their first informational member meeting tomorrow in room 123. Come and check us out. If you can't make it, join and check our Google Classroom page for more incoming information!
    • The Assets Leadership team will be meeting in the auditorium tomorrow at 2:05 pm. We will be discussing Puptoberfest, Purple Pumpkins, Blessings in a Backpack and so much more. Everyone is welcome and please be on time!
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park this Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!

    Counseling News

    • The following college reps will be visiting South this week: 

    SUNY College of Technology

    Moravian University

    Washington College

    Bryant University

    Oberlin College

    Sacred Heart University

    Providence College

    Please check NAVIANCE for the day and lunch period. 

    Athletic News

    • Congratulations to the Girls JV Soccer team who beat North yesterday 2-1. Sierra Novotny scored the game winning goal with 1 minute and 17 seconds to go in double overtime. Meghan Joyce scored the other goal. The defensive quartet of Caroline Riordan, Meghan Joyce, Kate Frae and Karlie Maye played great. Sophia Capasso, Grace Camerlingo. Sam Benjamin, Marina Pincinni and Mackenzie Masi played well. Congratulations! 
    • All 9th grade girls interested in playing basketball, please leave your name and contact information at the Security desk.
    • For any student interested in trying out for Modified Ice Hockey, Boys Varsity Ice Hockey, or Girls Varsity Ice Hockey, please drop your helmet off to the athletic office no later than Wednesday, October 20th to be inspected. Please ensure to have your name written inside of the helmet for identification purposes. Helmets will be returned by Friday, November 12th prior to November 15th tryouts. Please contact your athletic office for additional information.

     Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021, Cycle Day 6 with an Activity Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/19/2021

    Today’s Quote- “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” - Winston Churchill 

    Important Information

    • Reminder to all students new to the district - There will be a new students meeting in Ms Solar’s office, room 353, tomorrow during 6th period. All new students are invited to attend to learn more information and resources about South and to join the ongoing new students group.
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • The GSTA will be meeting today during extended homeroom in the upper library.
    • Thinking about a career in business and looking good in a suit? Join DECA, Clarkstown South's largest club! Be a part of a globally recognized club with over 22,000 members, 7,000 of whom are from New York alone. Joining DECA will help you master the necessary leadership and communication skills to succeed in the business world. Tomorrow’s meeting after school in cafeteria 101/102  is MANDATORY and it is your last chance to get your dues in! Remember to make your check for $40 out to CCSD with “Deca Dues” on the memo line. Also be sure to fill out the competition form on our Google Classroom! Follow our instagram @southdeca for updates! Please see Mr. Greaven with any questions.
    • Join the Cultural Club for our upcoming meeting tomorrow after school in room 227 to learn about holidays and celebrations in October! We hope to see you there!
    • The Minority Student Union is meeting tomorrow in the auditorium at 2:10pm. We hope to see you there!
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, also known as RAD, is a club that focuses on mental health issues, both in ourselves and in our school and community. If you would like to check out this helpful club, come to our first meeting this Wednesday, October 20th at 2:00 pm in Ms. Solar’s office. If you have questions, see Ms. Solar or Ms. Bentley.
    • South's Health Occupations Students of America, also known as HOSA club will have their first informational member meeting this Thursday in room 123. Come and check us out. If you can't make it, join and check our Google Classroom page for more incoming information!
    • The Assets Leadership team will be meeting in the auditorium this Thursday, October 21st at 2:05 pm. We will be discussing Puptoberfest, Purple Pumpkins, Blessings in a Backpack and so much more.Everyone is welcome and please be on time!
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park this Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!

    Counseling News

    • The following college reps will be visiting South this week: 

    SUNY College of Technology

    Moravian University

    Washington College

    Bryant University

    Oberlin College

    Sacred Heart University

    Providence College

    Please check NAVIANCE for the day and lunch period. 

    Athletic News 

    • Varsity field hockey defeated Nyack to finish the regular season 3-2. Playing without four injured starters, the Vikings got goals from Shani Moshe, Jordan Sheer, and Fiona Doherty. Two assists from Shana Goldsmith, and another from Fiona Doherty.
    • Last night (10/18), the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Diving team competed at the 2021 Rockland County (RCPSAL) Diving Championships held at Suffern High School. The diving team had a successful day as the team placed second in the event scoring 42 points. In doing so, Madison Chalfin, senior of South High School, placed second in the diving event with a score of 456.35.  With her score, Madison has qualified to participate at the 2021 New York State (NYSPHSAA) Swimming & Diving Championships. The event will be held on the weekend of November 19th & 20th at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. In addition,  Kaitlyn Sperring, freshman of South High School, took eighth place. The team's next meet will be tomorrow (Wednesday, 10/20) as they will have their final home meet of the season against Fox Lane High School. The event will have a 4:30 PM start at Felix Festa Middle School.
    • All 9th grade girls interested in playing basketball, please leave your name and contact information at the Security desk.
    • For any student interested in trying out for Modified Ice Hockey, Boys Varsity Ice Hockey, or Girls Varsity Ice Hockey, please drop your helmet off to the athletic office no later than Wednesday, October 20th to be inspected. Please ensure to have your name written inside of the helmet for identification purposes. Helmets will be returned by Friday, November 12th prior to November 15th tryouts. Please contact your athletic office for additional information.

    Extended Homeroom 

    The school counselors are hosting the 2nd of 3 college table events. Please send any interested junior to our event (outside in the front of the school) from 8:10am to 8:29 am.  

    The Juniors will be sent back to class at 8:29.

    At 8:30 - seniors are invited to attend and remain at the event until 8:49am.

    Any junior or senior interested in learning more about colleges is welcome to attend. The list of colleges that will be in attendance was attached to the email that was sent out yesterday. 

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Monday, October 18, 2021, Cycle Day 5 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/18/2021

    Today’s Quote- “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination” - Jimmy Dean 

    Important Information

    • Tomorrow will be Formal Wear Day. Celebrate your Viking Spirit by dressing up with your formal wear. 
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • The History Club will be meeting after school today in room 301. All are welcome!
    • The Junior State of America will meet in room 303 today. This club is for anyone that is interested in politics, law, civics. or debate. All candidates seeking office will be giving a speech today and elections will be held on November 1st.
    • Are you thinking about pursuing a career in business? Are you looking to get more involved with your peers? Join DECA, South's largest club! DECA is a student-centered organization designed to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges worldwide. This Wednesday’s meeting after school in cafeteria 101/102 is MANDATORY and it is your last chance to get your dues in! Remember to make your check for $40 out to CCSD with “Deca Dues” on the memo line. Also be sure to fill out the competition form on Google Classroom! Follow our instagram @southdeca for updates! Please see Mr. Greaven with any questions.
    • Join the Cultural Club for our upcoming meeting this Wednesday, October 20th after school in room 227 to learn about holidays and celebrations in October! We hope to see you there!
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, also known as RAD, is a club that focuses on mental health issues, both in ourselves and in our school and community. If you would like to check out this helpful club, come to our first meeting this Wednesday, October 20th at 2:00 pm in Ms. Solar’s office. If you have questions, see Ms. Solar or Ms. Bentley.
    • South's Health Occupations Students of America, also known as HOSA club will have their first informational member meeting this Thursday in room 123! Come and check us out. If you can't make it, join and check our Google Classroom page for more incoming information!
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park this Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!
    • Special thanks goes out to the 60 assets leadership volunteers who helped at Happy Jack Run on Saturday- the 5k was an amazing event for an important cause and it could not have happened without South assets leadership students!!!

    Counseling News

    • The following college reps will be visiting South this week: 

    SUNY College of Technology

    Moravian University

    Washington College

    Bryant University

    Oberlin College

    Sacred Heart University

    Providence College

    Please check NAVIANCE for the day and lunch period. 

    Athletic News

    • Congratulations to the Varsity Football team who beat Mamaroneck 26-7 on Friday night. 
    • The JV Football team tied Mamaroneck this weekend in a game that came down to the last few seconds. Will Zamprelli had his first career score after Anthony Taddeo hit the quarterback and Will returned the ball 63 yards for a touchdown. Carson Crisp also had his first passing touchdown to Dylan Izeman who out jumped 3 defenders to make the catch. Kieran Walsh, Kyle Sperring and Max Freeman all lead the defense throughout the game.
    • All 9th grade girls interested in playing basketball, please leave your name and contact information at the Security desk.
    • For any student interested in trying out for Modified Ice Hockey, Boys Varsity Ice Hockey, or Girls Varsity Ice Hockey, please drop your helmet off to the athletic office no later than Wednesday, October 20th to be inspected. Please ensure to have your name written inside of the helmet for identification purposes. Helmets will be returned by Friday, November 12th prior to November 15th tryouts. Please contact your athletic office for additional information. 

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Friday, October 15, 2021, Cycle Day 4 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/15/2021

    Today’s Quote- “The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.” - Eckhart Tolle

    Important Information

    • Good morning, buon giorno, buenos dias, bonjour! Everyone who is in the World Language Honor Society. We will be having an informational meeting today after school in cafeteria 101/102. Please join us, we can't wait to see you there!
    • Reminder to ALL students-  Dress code: Attire worn in school must not be revealing. This includes but not limited to: tank tops, crop tops, plunging necklines, extremely short shorts or skirts, see-through garments, and bare midriffs. All shirts or tops should meet the waist of pants or shorts. Students who violate the student dress code shall be required to modify their appearance by covering or removing the offending item and, if necessary or practical, replacing it with an acceptable item. 
    • Parking: Students are not allowed to park in the visitors spot or any numbered spot. You may only park in the junior or senior lot as appropriate. 
    • Laptop: Please be mindful of your school issued laptops. They need to be taken care of. If you have your laptop in your bag and drop it or use your bag as a pillow it will damage the laptop. 
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!
    • Support the Class of 2023 tomorrow at Chipotle in Nanuet from 5-9pm. Be sure to say you are there for the “South Class of 2023”. If ordering online please use the code XCEP4RB.

    Club News

    • The Junior State of America will have a meeting this Monday, October 18th. All candidates seeking office must attend and deliver a campaign speech. Voting will take place on November 1st. If you plan on becoming a member of the club and voting, you must hand in your dues to either Ms. Tombari or Mr. Hurley no later than November 1st.
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, also known as RAD, is a club that focuses on mental health issues, both in ourselves and in our school and community. If you would like to check out this helpful club, come to our first meeting on Wednesday, October 20th at 2:00 in Ms. Solar’s office. If you have questions, see Ms. Solar or Ms. Bentley.
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!

    Athletic News

    • The JV Field Hockey team beat Nyack yesterday by a score of 5-1. In the first half, Emily Goldsmith scored assisted by Lila Detoia, and Brenna Redmond scored assisted by Ava Thompson, in the second half Emily Goldsmith scored again assisted by Colleen Cassetti, Ava Thompson scored unassisted, and Brenna Redmond scored again assisted by Anastasia Schroer.  Ammy Lema and Emily Nunez helped keep the pressure on, along with defenders Jamie Iorio, Cristin Vazquez-Tacuri, and Victoria Foxton who helped keep Nyack out of the defensive end. Goalie Quinn Moreno had two saves and Maggie Flanagan had three saves. The Lady Vikings all worked hard as a team to take this victory home.
    • Last night the Girls Volleyball programs honored their seniors with senior night. The seniors delivered a three set victory over East Ramapo led by strong hitting from Jada Anthony and Natalie Aramboles. Tricia Devine and Nia Kuriakose led in the passing department. Congratulations to our seniors Jada Anthony, Tricia Devine, Kayla DiMenna, Natalie Aramboles, Michelle Gill, and Anna Puliafico.
    • For any student interested in trying out for Modified Ice Hockey, Boys Varsity Ice Hockey, or Girls Varsity Ice Hockey, please drop your helmet off to the athletic office no later than Wednesday, October 20th to be inspected. Please ensure to have your name written inside of the helmet for identification purposes. Helmets will be returned by Friday, November 12th prior to November 15th tryouts. Please contact your athletic office for additional information.

     Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Thursday, October 14, 2021, Cycle Day 3 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/14/2021

    Today’s Quote: - “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” -Abraham Lincoln

    Important Information

    • Good morning, buon giorno, buenos dias, bonjour! Everyone who is in the World Language Honor Society. We will be having an informational meeting tomorrow after school in cafeteria 101/102. Please join us, we can't wait to see you there!
    • Reminder to ALL students-  Dress code: Attire worn in school must not be revealing. This includes but not limited to: tank tops, crop tops, plunging necklines, extremely short shorts or skirts, see-through garments, and bare midriffs. All shirts or tops should meet the waist of pants or shorts. Students who violate the student dress code shall be required to modify their appearance by covering or removing the offending item and, if necessary or practical, replacing it with an acceptable item. 
    • Parking: Students are not allowed to park in the visitors spot or any numbered spot. You may only park in the junior or senior lot as appropriate. 
    • Laptop: Please be mindful of your school issued laptops. They need to be taken care of. If you have your laptop in your bag and drop it or use your bag as a pillow it will damage the laptop. 
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • Arcadia is South's art and literary magazine. We will have a meeting today after school at 2:05 in Mr. Sandomir's room (Room 335). Come prepared to be creative and connect with fellow members. 
    • There will be a meeting for anyone interested in joining the Youth United Way Club today after school in room 307.
    • The Photography Club will be holding its first meeting today after school in room 334. If you have an interest in photography and enjoy taking pictures, come give it a try. All new and returning members are welcome.
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, also known as RAD, is a club that focuses on mental health issues, both in ourselves and in our school and community. If you would like to check out this helpful club, come to our first meeting on Wednesday, October 20th at 2:00 in Ms. Solar’s office. If you have questions, see Ms. Solar or Ms. Bentley.
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!

    Athletic News

    • Congratulations to our Varsity Boys Cross Country team for finishing 3rd place in their race this past weekend at the historic Manhattan College Invitational. Eleven of our students medaled in their races! Kieran Dudek broke into South’s all time top ten performances at Van Cortlandt park! Great job guys! 
    • Congratulations to the following student athletes for being selected to compete in the New York State Sectional Tennis Tournament that was held this past weekend at Harrison High School:Talar Karagolian, Ingrid Fan, Cordelia Pestone, Theo Poulos, and Leah Choi. Great effort by Theo Poulos and Cordelia Pestone for their smart cagey tightrope win over the Somers High School doubles team on Saturday morning.
    • Varsity Field Hockey improved to 11-2 record by defeating North Rockland 3-1 on Tuesday. Mallory Dinsay had the hat trick and Denisse Valdez and Jordan Sheer had assists. Shani Moshe had a key goal line save to keep the lead.
    • The JV Field Hockey team beat North Rockland on Tuesday 6-0. Brenna Redmond had one goal, and three assists, Ava Thompson had one assist, Lila Detoia had two goals, Emily Goldsmith had two goals, and Maeghan Nordone had one goal. Midfielders Colleen Cassetti, Emily Nunez and Ammy Lema helped keep the pressure on, and defenders Jamie Iorio, Cristin Vazquez-Tacuri, Ana Schroer, and Victoria Foxton helped keep the Raiders out of the defensive end. Goalie Quinn Moreno went unscored upon in the first half and Maggie Flanagan had one save in the second half. The Lady Vikings all worked hard as a team to take this victory home. 
    • There will be an informational meeting for all those interested in Varsity Boys Ice Hockey today at 4pm in the Felix Festa Middle School Cafeteria.  For additional information, please contact the Athletic office.

     Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Cycle Day 1 with an Activity Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/12/2021

    Today’s Quote: - “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated." -Maya Angelou 

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • Attention All Students: The GSTA will be meeting today during extended homeroom in the lower library.
    • Last call for joining Centerstage's fall production of All Together Now! This is a global showcase celebrating theatre! If you are interested in joining Cast or Crew please message our instagram @centerstagedramaclub or email Ms. Imperial. Hope to see you soon!
    • The Red Cross Club will be meeting today, October 12th, after school in cafeteria 101/102. Be sure to come to the meeting if you do not already have a Volunteer Connection account from last year. See you there!
    • Lights, Camera, Action! The TV Club will be meeting after school today in room 170. New members are welcome!
    • There will be a meeting for anyone interested in joining the Youth United Way Club this Thursday, October 14th after school in room 307.
    • The Photography Club will be holding its first meeting this Thursday, October 14th after school in room 334. If you have an interest in photography and enjoy taking pictures, come give it a try. All new and returning members are welcome.
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, also known as RAD, is a club that focuses on mental health issues, both in ourselves and in our school and community. If you would like to check out this helpful club, come to our first meeting on Wednesday, October 20th at 2:00 in Ms. Solar’s office. If you have questions, see Ms. Solar or Ms. Bentley.
    • Attention all puppy lovers!! PUPTOBERFEST IS BACK!!! The Assets Leadership team is partnering with the Town of Clarkstown and Heaven Can Wait dog rescue for the best event ever. Come to Congers Dog park on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:30 am until 11:30 am for doggie costume contests, puppy adoptions, raffles and an awesome bake sale. See Ms. Solar or any assets executive members with questions!

     Athletic News

    • Last Friday (10/08), the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team continued their winning streak against Rye High School. They successfully defeated the Garnets by the final score of 103 to 78.  The team’s dual meet record is now 6-1 for the season. In doing so, Grace Dwyer, Senior of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 200 yard freestyle and 500 yard freestyle events. Laura Arciniegas, Sophomore of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 100 yard butterfly and 100 yard backstroke events. Madison Chalfin, Senior of South High School, was an individual event winner in the 1 meter diving event. Not to be outdone, the team also won two (2) out of three (3) relay events: 200 yard medley relay and 200 yard freestyle relay. The team's next meet will be this Wednesday, 10/13, as they will host the Quakers of Horace Greeley High School of Chappaqua, NY.  The event will start at 4:30 PM at Felix Festa Middle School.
    • On Friday, a spirited Varsity Girls Tennis Team white washed county rival North Rockland 7-0 without losing a set. Winning for the South Varsity were: Talar Karagolian, Ingrid Fan, Hannah Green, Captain Casey Rae Schwartz, Christine Ouesph, Rachel Cohen, Leah Choi, Theo Poulos, Cordelia Pestone, Serina Thomas, and Ananya Gupta. Congrats Ladies on an awesome end to the team match season!
    • The JV Girls Tennis Team had another dominating victory, beating North Rockland 6-1 this past Friday. Matches were won by: Sam Tyles, Eena Velarde, Ella Gallagan, Adhya Rajkumar, Stephanie George, Christina Yan, Fiona Verderosa, Ammy Lema, and Leilah Herard.
    • The JV Football Team improved their record to 5-0 with a 25-21 win over Carmel on Saturday. The Vikings offense was led by Quarterback Colin Holder who had a rushing touchdown with one minute left in the game to give the vikings the lead.  He ran behind Denis Petriv, Dylan Damiani and Antoine Samuels.  Carson Crisp had 3 receiving touchdowns bringing his season total to 10 touchdowns. The defense was led by Kyle Sperring, Adam Kerr and Dillon Xhekaj who played great throughout the game.
    • There will be an informational meeting for all those interested in Varsity Boys Ice Hockey on Thursday, October 14th at 4pm in the Felix Festa Middle School Cafeteria.  For additional information, please contact the Athletic office.


    Counseling News

    • Today’s extended homeroom is for Freshmen. Please report to the following locations to meet with your counselor. 

     Ms. Frank: Chorus Room

    Ms. Karsenty: Band Room

    Ms. Keenan: Cafeteria 101/102 (cafeteria near the planetarium)

    Mr. Wirchansky: Cafeteria 103/104 (cafeteria with the ramp) 

    Ms. Landau: Planetarium

    Ms. McKenna: Upper Library

    Ms. Pascarella: Auditorium 

    Attention Juniors taking the PSAT on Wednesday, October 13th:

     You will need to bring the following:

             - Two #2 pencils.

             - Calculator

             - ID – school ID, learner’s permit,..

    You will report to school at regular school day time. Upon arrival test-takers should proceed to their assigned test room.

    Test room assignments are posted in the windows of each floor office.

    Students should check where they will have to go before coming to school tomorrow.

    Students receiving testing modifications should NOT follow the alphabetical room posting. They should report to the Library for their room assignment. Only students who have applied for and been approved by College Board to use testing modifications may do so on the PSAT. See Mr. Paul or Mrs. Conway with any questions about the use of testing modifications.

    Important Reminders:

    ONCE SECTION ONE OF THE TEST HAS BEGUN NO LATE-COMERS WILL BE ADMITTED TO THE TESTING ROOMS.

    CELL-PHONE USE IS NOT PERMITTED AT ANY TIME DURING TESTING.

    ALSO IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PLACE AN ORDER FOR LUNCH TOMORROW, PLEASE SEE THE LINK ON OUR SCHOOL WEBPAGE TO ORDER.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Friday, October 8, 2021, Cycle Day 6 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/8/2021

    Today’s Quote: - “ May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” - Nelson Mandela

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!
    • Support the Senior Class with the purchase and sale of popcorn. Download the app Double-Good and use the code "CASKVM" to join the fundraiser. Whoever sells the most popcorn gets a free prom ticket or a $60 amazon gift card. Look for the link on the school website under the Class of 2022. Sale ends Monday, October 11th at 8pm.

    Club News

    • Last call for joining Centerstage's fall production of All Together Now! This is a global showcase celebrating theatre! If you are interested in joining Cast or Crew please message our instagram @centerstagedramaclub or email Ms. Imperial. Hope to see you soon!
    • There will be a meeting for anyone interested in joining the Youth United Way Club next Thursday, October 14th after school in room 307.
    • The Photography Club will be holding its first meeting on Thursday, October 14th after school in room 334. If you have an interest in photography and enjoy taking pictures, come give it a try. All new and returning members are welcome.

    Athletic News

    • Congratulations to the boys JV Volleyball team who defeated the Suffern Mounties in a two set win. 
    • The JV Field Hockey team beat visiting Scarsdale yesterday 3-2. In the second half Brenna Redmond had one goal, assisted by Quinn Moreno, Ava Thompson had one goal and one assist and Lila Detoia had one goal and one assist. Goalie Quinn Moreno had eight saves in the first half and Maggie Flanagan had one in the second half. The Lady Vikings all worked hard as a team to take this victory.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Thursday, October 7, 2021, Cycle Day 5 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/7/2021

    Today’s Quote: - “Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” - Howard Zinn

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!
    • Support the Senior Class with the purchase and sale of popcorn starting tonight at 8PM. Download the app Double-Good and use the code "CASKVM" to join the fundraiser. Whoever sells the most popcorn gets a free prom ticket or a $60 amazon gift card. Look for the link on the school website.

    Club News

    • There will be a Viking Voice meeting today at 2:05 in room 335 (Mr. Sandomir's room). Come with ideas for the first digital issue of the 21/22 school year.
    • The Radio Club will be meeting after school today in room 170.
    • There will be a WAC, Women's Awareness Club, meeting today after school in room 225. New officers will be announced and new ideas will be discussed. All are welcome. 
    • The Assets Leadership Club is meeting today in the auditorium at 2:00. Assets is a club that focuses on character education, leadership and community service. The fun events already scheduled are the Happy Jack 5K, Puptoberfest, Blessings in a Backpack, Hope for the Holidays, the Purple Pumpkin Project, Battle of the Arts and so much more! All are welcome!

    Athletic News

    • Lady Vikings Volleyball recorded dual wins for Varsity and JV over the Titans of East Ramapo. The varsity effort was led by sophomore Grace Termine’s 7 aces, Jada Anthony’s 7 kills and Nia Kuriakose’s 21 digs. Next up are the Raiders of North Rockland on Friday at home.
    • Last night (10/06), the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team continued their winning streak against Bronxville High School.  They successfully defeated the Broncos by the final score of 99 to 82. The team’s dual meet record is now 5-1 for the season. In doing so, Grace Dwyer, Senior of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 50 yard freestyle and 100 yard butterfly events. Laura Arciniegas, Sophomore of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 200 yard individual medley and 100 yard freestyle events. The team also won two (2) out of three (3) relay events: 200 Yard Medley Relay and 200 Yard Freestyle Relay. The team's next meet will be this Friday, 10/08, as the team will travel to compete against the Garnets of Rye High School. The event will start at 4:30 PM at the Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont, NY.

    Counseling News

    • Seniors: Please check NAVIANCE for upcoming college rep visits. Today we have: 

    Thursday, October 7th

    Per 3  - Binghamton University (Upper Library)

    Per 5 - Montclair State University (Lobby)

    Per 6 - University of Delaware (Lobby)

    Please inform your teacher ahead of time if you are going to meet with a college rep. You must also sign in at the table with the college rep. 

    STUDENTS PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT TO MEET THE REPS THAT VISIT.  THESE VISITS ARE GREAT FOR ASKING QUESTIONS AND MEETING THE ADMISSIONS COUNSELORS WHO WILL BE READING YOUR APPLICATIONS.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Wednesday, October 6, 2021, Cycle Day 4 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/6/2021

    Today’s Quote: - “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” -  Mahatma Gandhi

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • The first Yearbook Club meeting will be after school today at 2:10 in the library. 
    • Uh oh. Guess what day it is? It's ART CLUB! Right after school today in room 340.
    • K-Club, North and South's club dedicated to the art of Korean pop music, will be meeting via Zoom today starting at 3pm. The first meeting of each month will be virtual. Come join us! Email or see Ms Weber for the Zoom link
    • The Japanese Club welcomes new and old members to the Mugen Taiko drum team today right after school. If you are interested in joining the drum team, please come to the Band Room at 2:05PM. We perform at many school and community events. For more information, contact Mrs. Uchiyama at auchiyama@ccsd.edu
    • Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur? Do you want to know how to impress future employers and college admissions committees? Join DECA, South's largest business club, where you will learn to strengthen your leadership skills, improve your public speaking, and learn to present yourself in the best way possible. We will meet today after school in cafeteria 101/102. We are so excited to see you and your friends there! To connect with us, follow our Instagram @southdeca, or text @2kb97b to 81010 to join our Remind! Please see Mr. Greaven with any questions.
    • The World of Difference Peer Leader program here at South trains sophomores and juniors to lead their peers in activities that consider issues such as diversity and acceptance. If you are interested in applying to the Peer Leader program, applications are due today. The applications are on the door of 321A. Email Ms. Seery or Ms. Gordon with questions.
    • There will be a Viking Voice meeting tomorrow at 2:05 in room 335 (Mr. Sandomir's room). Come with ideas for the first digital issue of the 21/22 school year. See you tomorrow.
    • There will be a WAC, Women's Awareness Club, meeting tomorrow after school in room 225.  New officers will be announced and new ideas will be discussed. All are welcome. 
    • The Assets Leadership Club is meeting tomorrow! Due to the overwhelming and very exciting turnout at the last meeting, Assets will be meeting in the auditorium at 2:00. Assets is a club that focuses on character education, leadership and community service. The fun events already scheduled are the Happy Jack 5K, Puptoberfest, Blessings in a Backpack, Hope for the Holidays, the Purple Pumpkin Project, Battle of the Arts and so much more! All are welcome!

    Athletic News

    • The Varsity Field Hockey team defeated Ursuline yesterday 3-0 to improve their record to 10-0. South goals were scored by Shani Moshe, Denisse Valdez (Jordan Sheer assisted) and Hope Roberts. Shannon Roberts had one save for the shutout.
    • The JV Field Hockey team beat visiting Ursuline yesterday 7-2. Emily Goldsmith had 4 goals in the first half along with goals by Lila Detoia, and Brenna Redmond. Assists were made by Ava Thompson, Ammy Lema, Lila Detoia, and 2 by Brenna Redmond. In the second half Lila Detoia scored an unassisted goal. Goalie Quinn Moreno had two saves in the first half and Maggie Flanagan had one. 
    • Yesterday the Viking Tennis team upended Pearl River by a score of 6 -1. Winning for  the South varsity were: Talar Karagolian, Ingrid Fan, Hannah Green, Casey Schwartz, Jordyn Anthony, Sophie Shin, Leah Choi, Cordelia Pestone, and Lydia Jung. Congratulations girls! Good luck against Suffern today!
    • All freshmen who are interested in tryouts for the boys lacrosse program should meet with Coach Adamiak today at 2:15 pm in the auditorium. 

    Counseling News

    • Seniors: Please check NAVIANCE for upcoming college rep visits.

    This week we have several college reps visiting during lunch periods in the lobby. 

                     Wednesday, October 6th                         

    Per 4 - Dominican College     

    Per 5 - Hofstra University              

    Per 6 - University of New Hampshire - Main Campus        

    Thursday, October 7th

    Per 3  - Binghamton University (Upper Library)

    Per 4 - New Jersey Institute of Technology 

    Per 5 - Montclair State University

    Please inform your teacher ahead of time if you are going to meet with a college rep. You must also sign in at the table with the college rep. 

    STUDENTS PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT TO MEET THE REPS THAT VISIT.  THESE VISITS ARE GREAT FOR ASKING QUESTIONS AND MEETING THE ADMISSIONS COUNSELORS WHO WILL BE READING YOUR APPLICATIONS.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Cycle Day 3 with an Activity Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/5/2021

    Today’s Quote: - “The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.”  - Stephen Richards 

    Important Information

    • Attention all students new to the district: there will be a new students meeting in Ms Solar’s office, room 353, today during extended homeroom. All new students are invited to attend for information, resources and to join the ongoing new students group.
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!

    Club News

    • The GSTA will be meeting in the upper library during extended homeroom today. All are welcome. We will have a guest speaker so please try to be on time. Please see Ms. Seery or Mrs. Goodman with any questions.
    • The Red Cross Club will be having an introductory meeting today after school in cafeteria 101/102. Join us to learn about what our club does, as well as the mission of the American Red Cross and what you can do to help. We look forward to seeing you there!
    • The first Yearbook Club meeting will be after school tomorrow, October 6th at 2:10 in the library. 
    • Guess what October 6th is? It's the first ART CLUB meeting!  Are you interested in making art and new friends? Come see what we have planned for you. Join the fun tomorrow right after school in room 340.
    • The Japanese Club welcomes new and old members to the Mugen Taiko drum team tomorrow right after school. If you are interested in joining the drum team, please come to the Band Room at 2:05PM. We perform at many school and community events. For more information, contact Mrs. Uchiyama at auchiyama@ccsd.edu
    • Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur? Do you want to know how to impress future employers and college admissions committees? Join DECA, South's largest business club, where you will learn to strengthen your leadership skills, improve your public speaking, and learn to present yourself in the best way possible. We will meet this Wednesday after school in cafeteria 101/102. We are so excited to see you and your friends there! To connect with us, follow our Instagram @southdeca, or text @2kb97b to 81010 to join our Remind! Please see Mr. Greaven with any questions.
    • The World of Difference Peer Leader program here at South trains sophomores and juniors to lead their peers in activities that consider issues such as diversity and acceptance. If you are interested in applying to the Peer Leader program, please fill out an application and return it by tomorrow. The applications are on the door of 321A. Email Ms. Seery or Ms. Gordon with questions.
    • There will be a Viking Voice meeting this Thursday at 2:05 in room 335 (Mr. Sandomir's room). Come with ideas for the first digital issue of the 21/22 school year. See you on Thursday!
    • There will be a WAC, Women's Awareness Club, meeting this Thursday after school in room 225.  New officers will be announced and new ideas will be discussed.  All are welcome. 
    • The Assets Leadership Club is meeting this Thursday, October 7th! Due to the overwhelming and very exciting turnout at the last meeting, Assets will be meeting in the auditorium at 2:00. Assets is a club that focuses on character education, leadership and community service. The fun events already scheduled are the Happy Jack 5K, Puptoberfest, Blessings in a Backpack, Hope for the Holidays, the Purple Pumpkin Project, Battle of the Arts and so much more! All are welcome!

    Athletic News

    • The JV Field Hockey team beat White Plains yesterday 5-0. Ava Thompson had a hat trick opening the Lady Vikings to a 3-0  lead in the first half. Assists were made by Lila Detoia, Brenna Redmond, and Emily Goldsmith. In the second half Lila Detoia scored and Brenna Redmond scored assisted by Emily Goldsmith.  Goalie Quinn Moreno had one save in the first half and Maggie Flanagan had no shots taken on her thanks to the unstoppable defensive line up of Maeghan Nordone, Jamie Iorio, and Victoria Foxton, who helped keep White Plains at bay taking home the win for the Lady Vikings!
    • The Vikings Girls Volleyball team enjoyed a double dose of victories last night from both the JV and Varsity teams at Mt. Vernon High School. The Lady Vikings were led by strong net play from Jada Anthony and Michelle Gill and consistent defense from Nia Kuriakose and Tricia Devine helped propel the team to their victory. Next up are the Lady Gryphons of East Ramapo.
    • Any girls interested in playing softball in the Spring of 2022, please attend the meeting today during extended homeroom in Cafeteria 103/104. 
    • All freshmen who are interested in tryouts for the boys lacrosse program should meet with Coach Adamiak tomorrow at 2:15 pm in the auditorium. 


    Counseling News

    • Today's extended homeroom is for juniors and seniors who want to meet with  college representatives. Junior and seniors please see your homeroom teacher for a list of which colleges will be present. Please report to the front entrance of the school if you are interested in speaking with one of the college representatives. Seniors who are unsure of where they are applying to college should attend this fair.
    • Seniors: Please check NAVIANCE for upcoming college rep visits.

    This week we have several college reps visiting during lunch periods in the lobby. 

                      Wednesday, October 6th                         

    Per 4 - Dominican College     

    Per 5 - Hofstra University              

    Per 6 - University of New Hampshire - Main Campus        

    Thursday, October 7th

    Per 3  - Binghamton University (Upper Library)

    Per 4 - New Jersey Institute of Technology 

    Per 5 - Montclair State University

    Please inform your teacher ahead of time if you are going to meet with a college rep. You must also sign in at the table with the college rep. 

    STUDENTS PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT TO MEET THE REPS THAT VISIT.  THESE VISITS ARE GREAT FOR ASKING QUESTIONS AND MEETING THE ADMISSIONS COUNSELORS WHO WILL BE READING YOUR APPLICATIONS.

     Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Monday, October 4, 2021, Cycle Day 2 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/4/2021

    Today’s Quote: - Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” – Virat Kohli

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!   

    Club News

    • STRIVE4SPIRIT will be holding an informational meeting today after school at 2:00 pm in the SPIRIT Classroom, room 173. Please join us to learn about ways you can get involved in working with our awesome students!
    • Interested in History? Want to learn more and discuss your knowledge of Social Studies with others? Then join the History Club! The first meeting will be in Room 301 after school today, October 4th, where club rules and activities will be discussed. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Young in Room 301.
    • The Red Cross Club will be having an introductory meeting tomorrow after school in cafeteria 101/102. Join us to learn more about what our club does, as well as the mission of the American Red Cross and what you can do to help. We look forward to seeing you there!
    • Attention all students new to the district: there will be a new students meeting in Ms Solar’s office, room 353, during extended homeroom tomorrow, October 5th. All new students are invited to attend for information, resources and to join the ongoing new students group.
    • The first Yearbook Club meeting will be after school on Wednesday, October 6th at 2:10 in the library. 
    • Guess what October 6th is? It's the first ART CLUB meeting!  Are you interested in making art and new friends? Come see what we have planned for you. Join the fun this Wednesday, October 6th right after school in room 340.
    • The Japanese Club welcomes new and old members to the Mugen Taiko drum team this Wednesday, October 6th right after school. If you are interested in joining the drum team, please come to the Band Room at 2:05PM. We perform at many school and community events. For more information, contact Mrs. Uchiyama at auchiyama@ccsd.edu.
    • The World of Difference Peer Leader program here at South trains sophomores and juniors to lead their peers in activities that consider issues such as diversity and acceptance. If you are interested in applying to the Peer Leader program, please fill out an application and return it by Wednesday, October 6. The applications are on the door of 321A. Email Ms. Seery or Ms. Gordon with questions.

    Athletic News

    • Varsity boys soccer Defeated Spring Valley on Saturday 3-2. Kenny Garcia scored off of an assist by Zach Nudel to put the Vikings up 1-0. Robert Blake scored off an assist by Brendan McGlinchey to make it 2-0. Robert Blake scored off an assist by Jerry Heim to give the Vikings the win 3-2.Ryan Dorsainvil had 8 saves for South.
    • On Saturday the Viking tennis team knocked off county rival Tappan Zee by a score of 6 -1. Winning for  the South varsity were: Theodora Poulos, Cordelia Pestone,Talar Karagolian, Ingrid Fan, Rachel Cohen, Christine Ouesph, Hannah Green, Casey Schwartz, Neha Joe and Serina Thomas. Congratulations girls! 
    • On Friday evening the Varsity boys cross country team competed in the St. Anthony's Invitational at the storied Sunken Meadow State Park in Long Island. Kieran Dudek, Harrison Caprara, Julian Rime, Ethan Lin, Matthew Clifford, Kyle Koenig, and Pietro Lorino all battled long, winding and sandy trails with heavy competition to earn third place overall. This upcoming weekend the entire squad will compete in the historic Manhattan Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
    • The JV Football team improved their record to 4-0 by beating Suffern 20-6 on Saturday morning. The team was led by Captains Jacob Newmark, Anthony Taddeo and Colin Holder. Mark Matich scored a Touchdown on 4th down and Dylan Izenman had a late game interception to close out the game. Freshman Kyle Speering, Jake Tietel, Jason Artizone and Sawyer Kuriscko stepped up and had a terrific game to help the Vikings win the game.
    • The Varsity Football team won against Suffern on Friday 21-19. Congratulations! 
    • All freshmen who are interested in tryouts out for the boys lacrosse program should meet with Coach Adamiak this Wednesday, October 6th at 2:15 pm in the auditorium. 

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Friday, October 1, 2021, Cycle Day 1 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 10/1/2021

    Today’s Quote: - It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

    Important Information

    • All Seniors who are interested in presenting at the successful senior panel should report to Ms. Solars office immediately for a quick meeting. 
    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!   

    Club News

    • STRIVE4SPIRIT will be holding an informational meeting on Monday, October 4th at 2:00 pm in the SPIRIT Classroom, room 173. Please join us to learn about ways you can get involved in working with our awesome students!
    • The Red Cross Club will be having an introductory meeting this Tuesday, October 5th, after school in cafeteria 101/102. Join us to learn more about what our club does, as well as the mission of the American Red Cross and what you can do to help. We look forward to seeing you there!
    • Guess what October 6th is? It's the first ART CLUB meeting!  Are you interested in making art and new friends? Come see what we have planned for you. Join the fun on Wednesday, October 6th right after school in art room 340.
    • The Japanese Club welcomes new and old members to the Mugen Taiko drum team next Wednesday, October 6th right after school.  If you are interested in joining the drum team, please come to the Band Room at 2:05PM.  We perform at many school and community events. For more information, contact Mrs. Uchiyama at auchiyama@ccsd.edu
    • The World of Difference Peer Leader program here at South trains sophomores and juniors to lead their peers in activities that consider issues such as diversity and acceptance. If you are interested in applying to the Peer Leader program, please fill out an application and return it by Wednesday, October 6. The applications are on the door of 321A. Email Ms. Seery or Ms. Gordon with questions.

    Athletic News

    • JV girls soccer won their 4th game in a row to improve to 5 and 3.  Audrey Fenniger scored 4 goals. Caitlin Fitzgibbons was the winning goal keeper.   Caroline Riordan, Julia Spuler, Kate Frae and Karlie Maye were great on defense. Kailey Brenner, Sierra Novotny and Ella Yomtov played great games. 
    • All freshmen who are interested in tryouts out for the boys lacrosse program should meet with Coach Adamiak this Wednesday, October 6th at 2:15 pm in the auditorium. 

    SAT EXAM Information  for Saturday, October 2nd. 

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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  • Thursday, September 30, 2021, Cycle Day 6 with a Regular Day Bell Schedule

    Posted by Rheynalyn Ragadio on 9/30/2021

    Today’s Quote: - Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

    Important Information

    • This year’s Reflections theme is “I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY..” What does it mean to you when you say: “I will change the world by..”? How would you express that in a photo, a song, a piece of writing, a short video or through visual art? The deadline for entry is on Friday, November 12, 2021. Please see the PTSA Reflections link on our school webpage for more details. 
    • On Fridays throughout the month of October, Napoli’s Pizza will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Class of 2024. When ordering all you have to say is “Clarkstown South Class of 2024”. Thank you for supporting the Sophomore Class!   
    • A reminder to all students - Food deliveries are not allowed on campus during the school day. Deliveries will be turned away by the front gate.   

    Club News

    • Please come to the Minority Student Union’s first meeting today in the auditorium after school. All are welcome as we celebrate and recognize inclusion and diversity here at South High School! See you then. There will be a raffle. I wonder who will win.  
    • The USO and Veterans Affairs Club will be having a meeting today after school in room 306. New members are welcome! 
    • If you are interested in sustainability and concerned about environmental issues, come join the Environmental Action Club for our first meeting today in room 122. We will be discussing our plans for the year and are excited to meet all of our new members. 
    • Attention Viking music fans and future podcasters! Viking Radio will be meeting after school today in room 170. All are welcome!
    • STRIVE4SPIRIT will be holding its informational meeting on Monday, October 4th at 2:00 pm in the SPIRIT Classroom. Please join us to learn about ways you can get involved in working with our awesome students!
    • Guess what October 6th is? It's the first ART CLUB meeting!  Are you interested in making art and new friends? Come see what we have planned for you. Join the fun on Wednesday, October 6th right after school in art room 340.

    Athletic News 

    • The JV Football team has had a great start to their season and is now 3-0.  Their team is lead by Captains Colin Holder, Carson Crisp, Ray Cullen, Max Freeman, Jacob Newmark, Mark Matich and William Zamperalli. Carson Crisp leads the team with 7 total touchdowns and the first team defense has not let up any points and scored a safety.
    • Congrats to the Boys JV and Varsity volleyball team on defeating East Ramapo. Our next game is against North on Friday! Come support the Vikings! 
    • In Varsity boys soccer, South beat Ramapo 2-1. Zach Nudel scored a goal off an assist by Kenny Garcia to put the Vikings up 1-0. Brendan McGlinchey scored a goal off of an assist by Robert Blake to give the Vikings the 2 goal lead. Ryan Dorsainvil had 8 saves for the win. 
    • Varsity field hockey defeated rival Suffern 5-0. Jordan Sheer scored twice and had an assist. Shana Goldsmith had three assists. Fiona Doherty, Mallory Dinsay and Rebecca Friedland also scored. Hannah Doherty had six saves in goal.
    • Last night (9/29), the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team continued their winning streak against The Ursuline School of New Rochelle, NY.  They successfully defeated the Koalas by the final score of 95.5 to 88.5. The team’s dual meet record is now 4-1 for the season. In doing so, Grace Dwyer, Senior of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 200 yard freestyle and 100 yard backstroke events. Laura Arciniegas, Sophomore of South High School, was a double individual event winner in the 50 yard freestyle and 100 yard butterfly events. Not to be outdone, the team also won the 200 Yard Medley Relay. The team's next meet will be this Wednesday, 10/6, as the team will host the Broncos of Bronxville High School. The event will start at 4:30 PM at Felix Festa Middle School.

    Counseling News

    • Seniors: Please check NAVIANCE for upcoming college rep visits.

    This week we have several college reps visiting during lunch periods in the lobby. 

               Thursday, September 30th

               Per 4 - Catholic University

                  Per 5 - University of New Haven 

              Per 6 - SUNY New Paltz

    Please inform your teacher ahead of time if you are going to meet with a college rep. You must also sign in at the table with the college rep.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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