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  • Friday, December 13, 2019, Cycle Day 5

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/13/2019

    As we rush around this time of year, let’s not forget those in need. Our  Toys for Tots boxes will be picked up next Friday, December 20th.  Bring your toy to any floor office or Main office and receive a voucher for a free cookie from the GO Store. As always, thank you for being so very generous to those in need.  

    Club News

    • The Academic team won its second match yesterday by soundly defeating North Rockland. Senior captain, Coby Rich, led all scorers. Matt Clifford, Devan Shah, Joe Vito, Raj Lakhani, Sri Hegde and Karen Sabile all scored points leading the Viking’s into victory.
    • DECA will have a Stand Up to Cancer fundraiser event with carnival games and food on Saturday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. The entry fee is $5. At 6:30 p.m. a volleyball tournament will begin.  A $3 donation is requested to play and $2 to watch.  Thanks for your support.  
    • The Robotics Club will meet in room 181 today after school. 
    • The USO/Veterans Affairs Club will be meeting Monday after school in room 306.  Current and New members please plan to attend!
    • Come participate in the Cultural Club's Holiday party on Wednesday December 18th from 2:15 – 3:15p.m. The fee is $3 if you're not a member yet, and if you are a member, check the Remind!
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literary magazine. The next Arcadia meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 18th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. New members are always welcome! 
    • Best Buddies:  Please come join us at City Line Diner for our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 18th. Stop by the SPIRIT rooms for details and your permission slip.  All permission slips are due by Monday, December 16th!
    • Attention all shoppers! Get your holiday shopping done at South's Holiday Boutique on Tuesday, December 17th from 6pm-9pm. There's something for everyone! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.

    Athletic News

    Girls Basketball – Varsity Girls Basketball defeated Yonkers 67-40.
    Kelly O'Sullivan led all scorers with 25 points. Jenny Palmer had 14, Megan Hackett had 12 and Erin Bacalles had 11.  Also, please come support the team and dine at Chili’s on Monday, December 16th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pick up a flyer in the Main office to show your server.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

     

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  • Thursday, December 12, 2019, Cycle Day 4

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/12/2019

     

    As we rush around this time of year, let’s not forget those in need. Our  Toys for Tots boxes will be picked up next Friday, December 20th.  Bring your toy to any floor office or Main office and receive a voucher for a free cookie from the GO Store. As always, thank you for being so very generous to those in need.

     

    Congratulations to our Music department on their outstanding performance last night.  Our Viking pride shined as the Chorus, Orchestra, Band, Troubadours and guitar classes entertained all with an exceptional performance. Thank you for a great job Mr. Fogarty, Mr. Bonsignore, Ms. Leizman, and all our talented students.  

    Club News

    • DECA will have a Stand Up to Cancer fundraiser event with carnival games and food on Saturday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. The entry fee is $5. At 6:30 p.m. a volleyball tournament will begin.  A $3 donation is requested to play and $2 to watch.  Thanks for your support.  
    • The Robotics Club will meet in room 181 today and tomorrow right after school. 
    • The annual Blood Drive sponsored by the National Honor Society is today from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium. In order to donate blood, you must be in generally good health, weigh over 110 pounds, be 16 years of age or older (ALL students must have parental permission) and have not received either a tattoo or piercing within the past year. Your one pint of blood will go to save the lives of five people.
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school today in the Upper Library.
    • Come participate in the Cultural Club's Holiday party on Wednesday December 18th from 2:15 – 3:15p.m. The fee is $3 if you're not a member yet, and if you are a member, check the Remind!
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literary magazine. The next Arcadia meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 18th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. New members are always welcome! 
    • Best Buddies:  Please come join us at City Line Diner for our our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 18th. Stop by the SPIRIT rooms for details and your permission slip.  All permission slips are due by Monday, December 16th!
    • Attention all shoppers! Get your holiday shopping done at South's Holiday Boutique on Tuesday, December 17th from 6pm-9pm. There's something for everyone! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.

    Athletic News

    Girls Basketball – Support the girl’s basketball team and dine at Chili’s on Monday, December 16th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pick up a flyer in the Main office to bring with you to show your server.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019, Cycle Day 3

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/11/2019

    Toys for Tots boxes are located in each floor office. Receive a free cookie from the GO Store with a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  Bring your toy to any floor office and receive a voucher for your free cookie!

     

    PTSA News – Thank you to our 42 Reflection participants in all categories. You all did outstanding!  Special congratulations to the following students moving up to the New York State competition:

    Subin Cho  in Visual Arts

    Samantha Lee in Music

    Cordellia Pestone and Erin Teasdale in Literature

    Michelle Gill in Dance

    Alice Jung in Film

    Shreya Rajkumar in Photography

      

    Club News

    • Mock Trial will meet after school today in room 333.
    • Join the Viking Voice staff as we put together our Winter 2019 issue. We will meet today in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. 
    • DECA will meet today at 2:05 p.m. in the Upper Library. This meeting is mandatory for all competitors.  In addition, DECA will have a Stand Up to Cancer fundraiser event with carnival games and food on Saturday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. The entry fee is $5.  At 6:30 p.m. a volleyball tournament will begin.  A $3 donation is requested to play and $2 to watch.  Thanks for your support.  
    • The Robotics Club will meet in room 181 today, Thursday and Friday right after school. 
    • The annual Blood Drive sponsored by the National Honor Society is on tomorrow, December 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium. In order to donate blood, you must be in generally good health, weigh over 110 pounds, be 16 years of age or older (ALL students must have parental permission) and have not received either a tattoo or piercing within the past year. Your one pint of blood will go to save the lives of five people. Please contact Jim Russell at jrussell@ccsd.edu if you would like to schedule a blood donor appointment.
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school this Thursday in the Upper Library.
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. The next Arcadia meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 18th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. New members are always welcome! 
    • Best Buddies:  Please come join us at City Line Diner for our our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 18th. Stop by the SPIRIT rooms for details and your permission slip.  All permission slips are due by Monday, December 16th!
    • Attention all shoppers! Get your holiday shopping done at South's Holiday Boutique on Tuesday, December 17th from 6pm-9pm. There's something for everyone! Thanks for supporting the Class of 2023.

     

    Athletic News

    Golf - There will be a pre-season Ladies Golf meeting today in the cafeteria at 2:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in trying out for this spring team should attend. Newcomers are welcome!

    Girls Basketball – Varsity Girls defeated Pelham, 51-42. Kelly O' Sullivan led all scorers with 17 points, Jenny Palmer added 14 points and Megan Hackett had 11 points.  The JV girls defeated Pelham 41-14 with a defensive effort. Makenzie Annesi led scorers with 9 Points
    Jackie Zodda dominated the boards with 10 rebounds.

    In addition, please support the girl’s basketball team and dine at Chili’s on Monday, December 16th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pick up a flyer in the Main office to bring with you to show your server.

     

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019, Cycle Day 2

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/10/2019

     

    Toys for Tots boxes are located in each floor office. Receive a free cookie from the GO Store with a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  Bring your toy to any floor office and receive a voucher for your free cookie!

    Club News

    • GSTA will meet today during extended homeroom in room 321A. We will be having a guest speaker so please be on time! All are welcome.
    • There will be one more VAASA introductory meeting today during extended homeroom. Any student who wants to try out for VAASA, and has not attended a meeting MUST attend this short meeting to pick up their packet in Ms. Solar’s office.
    • Minority Student Union will meet today at 2:05 p.m. in room 206.  
    • Radio and TV club will meet after school today in room 170 all are welcome!
    • Mock Trial will meet after school on Wednesday.
    • The Robotics Club will meet in room 181 today at 2:50 p.m. and on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday right after school. 
    • The annual Blood Drive sponsored by the National Honor Society is on Thursday, December 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium. In order to donate blood, you must be in generally good health, weigh over 110 pounds, be 16 years of age or older (ALL students must have parental permission) and have not received either a tattoo or piercing within the past year. Your one pint of blood will go to save the lives of five people. Please contact Jim Russell at jrussell@ccsd.edu if you would like to schedule a blood donor appointment.
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school this Thursday in the Upper Library.
    • Join the Viking Voice staff as we put together our Winter 2019 issue. We will meet on Wednesday, December 11th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. 
    • DECA will meet on Wednesday at 2:05 p.m. in the Upper Library. This meeting is mandatory for all competitors. 
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. The next Arcadia meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 18th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. New members are always welcome! 
    • Best Buddies:  Please come join us at City Line Diner for our our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 18th. Stop by the SPIRIT rooms for details and your permission slip.  All permission slips are due by Monday, December 16th!

    Athletic News

    Golf - There will be a pre-season Ladies Golf meeting on Wednesday, December 11th in the cafeteria at 2:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in trying out for this spring team should attend. Newcomers are welcome!

    Girls Basketball – Help support the girl’s basketball team and dine at Chili’s on Monday, December 16th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pick up a flyer in the Main office to bring with you to show your server.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Monday, December 9, 2019, Cycle Day 1

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/9/2019

     

    Toys for Tots boxes are located in each floor office. Receive a free cookie from the GO Store with a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  Bring your toy to any floor office and receive a voucher for your free cookie!

    Club News

    • The annual Blood Drive sponsored by the National Honor Society is on Thursday, December 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium. In order to donate blood, you must be in generally good health, weigh over 110 pounds, be 16 years of age or older (ALL students must have parental permission) and have not received either a tattoo or piercing within the past year. Your one pint of blood will go to save the lives of five people. Please contact Jim Russell at jrussell@ccsd.edu if you would like to schedule a blood donor appointment.
    • The Robotics Club will meet in room 181 on Tuesday at 2:50 p.m. and on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday right after school. 
    • The Minority Student Union will meet tomorrow at 2:05 p.m. in room 206.  
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school this Thursday in the Upper Library.
    • Join the Viking Voice staff as we put together our Winter 2019 issue. We will meet on Wednesday, December 11th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. 
    • DECA will meet on Wednesday at 2:05 p.m. in the Upper Library. This meeting is mandatory for all competitors. 
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. The next Arcadia meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 18th in room 221 at 2:05. New members are always welcome! 
    • There will be one more VAASA introductory meeting tomorrow during extended homeroom. Any student who wants to try out for VAASA, and has not attended a meeting MUST attend this short meeting to pick up their packet. See Ms. Solar with questions.
    • Best Buddies:  Please come join us at City Line Diner for our our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 18th. Stop by the SPIRIT rooms for details and your permission slip.  All permission slips are due by Monday, December 16th!

    Athletic News

    Golf - There will be a pre-season Ladies Golf meeting on Wednesday, December 11th in the cafeteria at 2:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in trying out for this spring team should attend. Newcomers are welcome!

    Girls Basketball – Help support the girl’s basketball team and dine at Chili’s on Monday, December 16th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pick up a flyer in the Main office to bring with you to show your server.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

     

     

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  • Friday, December 6, 2019, Cycle Day 6

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/6/2019

    Toys for Tots boxes are located in each floor office. Receive a free cookie from the GO Store with a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  Bring your toy to any floor office and receive a voucher for your free cookie!

    Club News

    • Calling all Vikings! The National Art Honor Society will be having their annual coffeehouse this Friday, December 6th in the upper library. Please come out and enjoy a night of live entertainment performed by South’s most talented students, all while enjoying a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. It starts at 6:00 p.m. and admission is only $5. All the proceeds go to Hope for the Holidays. 
    • The Robotics Club will be meeting today after school at 2:15 p.m. in room 181.
    • Join the Viking Voice staff as we put together our Winter 2019 issue. We will meet on Wednesday, December 11th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. 
    • There will be one more VAASA introductory meeting on Tuesday, Dec 10 during extended homeroom. Any student who wants to try out for VAASA and has not attended a meeting to pick up their packet MUST attend this short meeting. See Ms. Solar with questions.
    • Best Buddies:  Please come join us at City Line Diner for our our annual holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 18th. Stop by the SPIRIT rooms for details and your permission slip.  All permission slips are due by Monday, December 16th!

     

    Athletic News

    Softball News - Any softball player who has not picked up their Wreaths, please see Coach Peterson in room 201 today.

    Golf - There will be a pre-season Ladies Golf meeting on Wednesday, December 11th in the cafeteria at 2:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in trying out for this spring team should attend. Newcomers are welcome!

    Football News - Congrats to following 2019 South Viking Football players,

    Section One Class A

    Exceptional Senior Game Participants

    Sal Iodice

    James Spiegel

    Stephen Kurisko

    All-League Players

    Sal Iodice

    James Spiegel

    Stephen Kurisko

    Michael Spiegel

    Dennis Riordan

    Sean Levins

    Luke Rogers

    Andrew Paul

    Mark Maraia

    All-Section Players

    Sal Iodice

    James Spiegel

    Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman of the League

    Sal Iodice

     

    SAT NEWS

    Students who are registered for the SAT exams at South High School 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, AN APPROPRIATE CALCULATOR as described in the registration manual and two #2 pencils.

    Calculators and pencils will not be distributed by the school.

    *REMEMBER THAT AS PER COLLEGE BOARD REGULATIONS, STUDENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE APPROPRIATE ID AND THEIR ADMISSION TICKET WITH AN APPROPRIATE PHOTO CANNOT TEST.

    Room assignments will be posted on the wall right inside the entrance area. Students who have problems or questions regarding their registration

    should report to the library for assistance. See Mr. Paul with any questions

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Thursday, December 5, 2019, Cycle Day 5

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/5/2019

    Toys for Tots boxes are located in each floor office. Receive a free cookie from the GO Store with a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  Bring your toy to any floor office and receive a voucher for your free cookie!

    Club News

    • Homework Club is cancelled today.
    • Calling all Vikings! The National Art Honor Society will be having their annual coffeehouse this Friday, December 6th in the upper library. Please come out and enjoy a night of live entertainment performed by South’s most talented students, all while enjoying a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. It starts at 6:00 p.m. and admission is only $5. All the proceeds go to Hope for the Holidays. 
    • Attention Members of the United Way Club. There will be a meeting in room 307 this afternoon right after school. "Hope for the Holidays" will be discussed, as well as ideas for the coming year. Please bring your donation.
    • The Robotics Club will be meeting today and tomorrow after school starting at 2:15m. in room 181.
    • Politics in America will be meeting todayto debate and amend a bill regarding Facebook Advertising. The meeting will be after school in Room 301 and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there.
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join South’s USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will meet after school today in room 306.
    • There is a mandatory Assets meeting today after school in room 207. The Assets leadership team will be assembling backpacks for the homeless, so please come help!
    • The Minority Student Union will meet today in room 206 after school. 
    • Academic League - Bring your signed permission forms to room 150 no later than today. You must have signed permission form to go to today's AWAY match.
    • Join the Viking Voice staff as we put together our Winter 2019 issue. We will meet on Wednesday, December 11th in room 221 at 2:05 p.m. 
    • There will be one more VAASA introductory meeting on Tuesday, Dec 10 during extended homeroom. Any student who wants to try out for VAASA and has not attended a meeting to pick up their packet MUST attend this short meeting. See Ms. Solar with questions.

    Athletic News

    Wrestling -The Vikings went 1-1 yesterday at the section one duals with a 48-33 win over Tappan Zee.  Seniors Devin Heymann, Sal Iodice, Luke Rogers and James Sullivan propelled South to victory. The Vikings will travel to Long Beach, Long Island Friday and Saturday.  Good Luck to all the wrestlers!

    Swim & Dive - Last night, the Clarkstown Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving team kicked off the 2019-20 season by winning their opening meet. Team highlights include:  Michael Dwyer, Senior, was a double individual event winner in the 50 yard freestyle and 100 yard butterfly events.  Michael McGillycuddy, Sophomore, was a double individual event winner in the 500 yard freestyle and 100 yard backstroke events. Patrick Crimi, Senior, was an individual event winner in the 200 yard Individual medley event. The 200 Yard Freestyle Relay was a win with Jason Kim, Junior, and Ian Kim, Freshman in the race.

    Golf - There will be a pre-season Ladies Golf meeting on Wednesday, December 11th in the cafeteria at 2:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in trying out for this spring team should attend. Newcomers are welcome!

    Girls Basketball – Help support the girl’s basketball team and dine at Chili’s on Monday, December 16th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pick up a flyer in the Main office to bring with you to show your server.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Cycle Day 4

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/4/2019

    We have an early release today at 10:00 a.m.  

    Receive a free cookie from the GO Store with a toy for Toys for Tots.  Bring your toy to any floor office for a voucher for your free cookie!

    Club News

    • Calling all Vikings! The National Art Honor Society will be having their annual coffeehouse this Friday, December 6th in the upper library. Please come out and enjoy a night of live entertainment performed by South’s most talented students, all while enjoying a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. It starts at 6:00 p.m. and admission is only $5. All the proceeds go to Hope for the Holidays. 
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join South’s USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Thursday in room 306.
    • The Minority Student Union will meet Thursday this week in room 206 after school. 
    • Academic League - Bring your signed permission forms to room 150 no later than this Thursday. You must have signed permission form to go to Thursday's AWAY match.
    • DECA testing continues today in the Upper Library after school. Doors close at 10:30 a.m.  Please see Mr. Greaven with any questions.

     

    Athletic News

    Golf - There will be a pre-season Ladies Golf meeting on Wednesday, December 11th in the cafeteria at 2:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in trying out for this spring team should attend. Newcomers are welcome!

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Cycle Day 3 Club News

    Posted by Tara Simon on 12/3/2019

     

    Club News

    • Calling all Vikings! The National Art Honor Society will be having their annual coffeehouse this Friday, December 6th in the upper library. Please come out and enjoy a night of live entertainment performed by South’s most talented students, all while enjoying a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. It starts at 6:00 p.m. and admission is only $5. All the proceeds go to Hope for the Holidays. 
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join South’s USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Thursday in room 306.
    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be an informational meeting for all applicants today after school.
    • The Minority Student Union will meet Thursday this week in room 206 after school. 
    • Academic League - Bring your signed permission forms to room 150 no later than this Thursday. You must have signed permission form to go to Thursday's AWAY match.
    • DECA gang, this ones for you! If you are a regional test taker and are scheduled to take your test today, please make your way to the upper library directly after school. Good luck guys, you’re gonna do great! 

    Athletic News

    Softball – Wreath forms are due today to Coach Peterson.

     

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Cycle Day 1

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/26/2019

     

    Club News

    • DECA will meet after school today. A lot of important information will be discussed about our competitions and is mandatory for regional competitors. Paid members will enjoy pizza.
    • The Minority Student Union will meet today at 2:05 in room 206.
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join the South USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Monday, December 2 in room 306.
    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!

    Safe and Happy Thanksgiving to ALL

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Monday, November 25, 2019, Cycle Day 6

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/25/2019

     

    Clarkstown South’s chapter of the Junior State of America had a successful weekend competing against other schools from the Northeast.  Special congratulations to Ananda Francis, who won a best speaker award and Ryan Rivera, who brought home 3 best speaker gavels. 

    Club News

    • The Photography Club will be holding its first meeting today in room 334 right after school. This is an introductory meeting and all are welcome to attend. We will be introducing the club to new members and discussing activities for the year. We look forward to seeing you there.
    • DECA will meet after school on Tuesday, November 26th. A lot of important information will be discussed about our competition and paid members will enjoy pizza.
    • The Minority Student Union will meet on Tuesday at 2:05 in room 206.
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join the South USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Monday, December 2 in room 306.
    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!

    Athletics

    Swimming & Diving - This past weekend the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team concluded their season by competing at the 2019 NYSPHSAA (NY State) Championships held at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.  The team performed well as they scored 29 points and placed 32nd overall (out of 77 teams that scored) in NY State. Francesca Arciniegas, Junior, had an outstanding performance as she placed in the top 10 in one of her individual events: 100 yard Butterfly (8th place) and placed in the top 20 in the other individual event: 200 yard Individual Medley (11th place). Grace Dwyer Sophomore, also had a tremendous performance as she placed in top 20 in both of her individual events: 200 yard Freestyle (15th place) and 500 yard Freestyle (17th place).

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Friday, November 22, 2019, Cycle Day 5

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/22/2019

     

     Club News

    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join the South USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Monday, December 2 in room 306.
    • On Monday, November 25th the Photography Club will be holding its first meeting in room 334 right after school. This is an introductory meeting and all are welcome to attend. We will be introducing the club to new members and discussing activities for the year. We look forward to seeing you there.
    • DECA will meet after school on Tuesday, November 26th.
    • Viking Voice, South's digital newspaper, is looking for a junior editor and a Social Media / Public Relations Coordinator. If you are interested in either of these positions, please see Mr. DiSavino in room 221 for an application. This is a great opportunity for savvy students interested in journalism and current events, and those looking for an opportunity to build real world skills. Members of Viking Voice will find the application on our Classroom site. 
    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is today.

     

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2019, Cycle Day 4

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/21/2019

     

    Club News

    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school today in the Upper Library.
    • There will be a WAC meeting after school today in room 225. All are welcome.
    • Mock Trial will be meeting in room 333 today after school.
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join the South USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Monday, December 2 in room 306.
    • Viking Voice, South's digital newspaper, is looking for a junior editor and a Social Media / Public Relations Coordinator. If you are interested in either of these positions, please see Mr. DiSavino in room 221 for an application. This is a great opportunity for savvy students interested in journalism and current events, and those looking for an opportunity to build real world skills. Members of Viking Voice will find the application on our Classroom site. 
    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!

    Athletics

    • Congratulations to FrancescaArciniegas and Grace Dwyer as they will be competing at the 2019 New York State Swimming & Diving Championships at Ithaca College Friday and Saturday.
    • Senior Athletes - If you are playing D1 or D2 athletics in college and were sent a National Letter of Intent to play by your college coach, South athletics will be doing an athletic signing today at 2:45 pm in the main office conference room.  Please understand this is only for D1 and D2 student-athletes and if you miss this signing, we will be doing another signing in the Spring for all student-athletes (D1, D2, and or D3) playing athletics in college. Please stop by the athletic office to RSVP.

     

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Cycle Day 3

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/20/2019

    Club News

    • We would like to congratulate the newly elected World Language Honor Society Officers: *Co-Presidents: Christian Sciarretta and Ann Mathew  *Co-Vice Presidents: Isabella DeJoy and Nikita Joseph *Secretaries: Jennifer Saloutenko and Zach Bonagura *Historians: Janna Jacob and Christine Mathew                                                  Felicidades!
    • Do you like to sing, dance or act? Ever wanted to learn how to build a set? Interested in playing an instrument for the biggest event of the spring? The interest meeting for Centerstage’s Spring Musical, Newsies, is today at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Seize the day and come say hi!
    • Viking Voice newspaper will have a meeting today at 2:05 p.m. in room 221. Please join us as we prepare our first issue of 2019/2020. 
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school this Thursday in the Upper Library.
    • Mock Trial will be meeting in 333 today after school.
    • ASL (American Sign Language) Club will meet on Wednesday, November 20 in room 224 at 2:05 p.m.  You do not need prior experience to join and all are welcome! 
    • Are you interested in supporting our armed forces and veterans? If so, join the South USO and Veterans Affairs Club. We will be meeting after school on Monday, December 2 in room 306.

     

    Athletics

    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!
    • Senior Athletes - If you are playing D1 or D2 athletics in college and were sent a National Letter of Intent to play by your college coach, South athletics will be doing an athletic signing on Thursday, November 21st at 2:45 pm in the main office conference room.  Please understand this is only for D1 and D2 student-athletes and if you miss this signing we will be doing another signing in the Spring for all student-athletes (D1, D2, and or D3) playing athletics in college. Please stop by the athletic office to RSVP.

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Cycle Day 2

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/19/2019

     

    Club News

    • The Minority Student Union will meet today at 2:05 p.m. in room 206. 
    • Do you like to sing, dance or act? Ever wanted to learn how to build a set? Interested in playing an instrument for the biggest event of the spring? The interest meeting for Centerstage’s Spring Musical, Newsies, is this Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Seize the day and come say hi!
    • Viking Voice newspaper will have a meeting on Wednesday at 2:05 p.m. in room 221. Please join us as we prepare our first issue of 2019/2020. 
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school this Thursday in the Upper Library.
    • ASL (American Sign Language) Club will meet on Wednesday, November 20 in room 224 at 2:05 p.m.  You do not need prior experience to join and all are welcome! 
    • The Assets Leadership team is going to see Frozen on Broadway on Jan 16 and there are a few tickets left- see Ms. Solar, asap, if you want to see this amazing show!

    Athletics

    • Student Athletes –If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium tonight at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

     

    • Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA), there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!

     

    • Senior Athletes - If you are playing D1 or D2 athletics in college and were sent a National Letter of Intent to play by your college coach, South athletics will be doing an athletic signing on Thursday, November 21st at 2:45 pm in the main office conference room.  Please understand this is only for D1 and D2 student-athletes and if you miss this signing we will be doing another signing in the Spring for all student-athletes (D1, D2, and or D3) playing athletics in college. Please stop by the athletic office to RSVP.

     

    Guidance News

    There will be an extended homeroom for all juniors today. Please bring a pen or pencil.

     

     

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Monday, November 18, 2019, Cycle Day 1

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/18/2019

    Congratulations to the cast crew of our fall drama, She Kills Monsters.  The reviews were outstanding and we can’t wait till our Spring Musical Newsies.

    Club News

    • Senator Carlucci’s Student Advisory Council meeting is scheduled for today at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the West Nyack Library. Please call 623-3627 to confirm your attendance.
    • DECA will have a fundraiser at Five Guys in Nanuet today from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Remember to bring your flyer, we have extra flyers in the G.O., main office and floor offices. Thank you for supporting DECA.
    • Do you like to sing, dance or act? Ever wanted to learn how to build a set? Interested in playing an instrument for the biggest event of the spring? The interest meeting for Centerstage’s Spring Musical, Newsies, is this Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Seize the day and come say hi!
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school this Thursday in the Upper Library.
    • The Assets Leadership team is going to see Frozen on Broadway on Jan 16 and there are a few tickets left- see Ms. Solar, asap, if you want to see this amazing show!

    SPORTS

    Attention any juniors or seniors interested in trying out for Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse, there will be two informational meetings for all applicants.  The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd during extended homeroom and at 2:00 p.m. All interested applicants MUST attend ONE of these meetings!

    Senior Athletes - If you are playing D1 or D2 athletics in college and were sent a National Letter of Intent to play by your college coach, South athletics will be doing an athletic signing on Thursday, November 21st at 2:45 pm in the main office conference room.  Please understand this is only for D1 and D2 student-athletes and if you miss this signing we will be doing another signing in the Spring for all student-athletes (D1, D2, and or D3) playing athletics in college. Please stop by the athletic office to RSVP.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Friday, November 15, 2019, Cycle Day 6

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/15/2019

    Before we say the pledge, I ask that we have a moment of silence to remember the victims of the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California yesterday. (Silence) Thank you. In their memory, today and every day, remember to be considerate of others and support one another with kindness.

    In the words of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, "What if today we were just grateful for everything?"

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    Did you know… This week is Transgender Awareness week.  Transgender Awareness Week is an opportunity to increase visibility and raise awareness of the experiences of transgender and gender nonconforming students, who often face hostile school environments.  South's GSTA will have an informational table set up periods 4, 5 and 6 in the lobby today. Please stop by to learn more about resources and supports at South and in our community for our transgender and gender fluid students.

    Club News

    • Senator Carlucci’s Student Advisory Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the West Nyack Library. Please call 623-3627 to confirm your attendance.
    • DECA will have a fundraiser at Five Guys on Monday, November 18th from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    • The Assets Leadership team is going to see Frozen on Broadway on Jan 16 and there are a few tickets left- see Ms. Solar, asap, if you want to see this amazing show!

    SENIORS - Sibling pictures are due, please see Ms. Russ if you have not submitted yours yet.

    SPORTS

    Football News - Congratulations to our Varsity Football players Sal Iodice, James Spiegel and Stephen Kuriski as they were selected to participate in the 2019 Section 1 -  Exceptional Senior Football Game.  The game will be held on Sunday, November 17th at 12:30 p.m. at Clarkstown North HS.   

    Basketball News - Boys Freshman Basketball will continue tonight at 5:45pm I’m the gym. 

    Senior Athletes - If you are playing D1 or D2 athletics in college and were sent a National Letter of Intent to play by your college coach, South athletics will be doing an athletic signing on Thursday, November 21st at 2:45 pm in the main office conference room.  Please understand this is only for D1 and D2 student-athletes and if you miss this signing we will be doing another signing in the Spring for all student-athletes (D1, D2, and or D3) playing athletics in college. Please stop by the athletic office to RSVP.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

     

    PTSA News 

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22. 

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Thursday, November 14, 2019, Cycle Day 5

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/14/2019

    Did you know… This week is Transgender Awareness week.  Transgender Awareness Week is an opportunity for students, educators and community members to increase visibility of the transgender community and to raise awareness of the experiences of transgender and gender nonconforming students, who often face hostile school environments.  South's GSTA will have an informational table set up periods 4, 5 and 6 in the lobby today and tomorrow. Any students or staff who are interested in learning more about resources and supports at South and in our community for our transgender and gender fluid students, please stop by the table. All are welcome.

    Club News

    • Reminder, the Minority Student Union (MSU) will meet today in room 206 after school - bring a friend and be a part of this fun and important club.
    • There will be a HOSAclub member meeting today after-school in the upper library. Yes, that's the upper library! See you there!
    • DECA will be selling large chocolate chip cookies, for $2 each, in the lobby today! Reminder, today is the last day to join DECA, don’t miss out.  See Mr. Greaven in room 205 with any questions.
    • Calling all students interested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" today after school in Room 323.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out! 

    SPORTS

    Senior Athletes - If you are playing D1 or D2 athletics in college and were sent a National Letter of Intent to play by your college coach, South athletics will be doing an athletic signing on Thursday, November 21st at 2:45 pm in the main office conference room.  Please understand this is only for D1 and D2 student-athletes and if you miss this signing we will be doing another signing in the Spring for all student-athletes (D1, D2, and or D3) playing athletics in college. Please stop by the athletic office to RSVP.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Cycle Day 4

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/13/2019

     

    Club News

    • Arcadia, South’s literary and arts magazine, will meet today in room 335, at 2:10 p.m. 
    • Mock Trial will be meeting today in room 333.
    • Are you interested in learning about the cultural background of students at Clarkstown South? Want to spread minority awareness? If so, join the Minority Student Union! We are meeting this Thursday in room 206 at 2:05 p.m. And remember if you bring a new friend to the meeting you and your friends will get a special prize! This is a club meeting you won’t want to miss!
    • There will be a HOSA club member meeting on Thursday after-school in the upper library. Yes, that's the upper library! See you there!
    • Hold up... wait a seca, you’re not in DECA? Last call for new members to join! Bring your friends, make sure you have your dues, and get registered for competition by Thursday at the latest! There’s a meeting today after school, at 2:05p.m. in the upper library, so be there! On another note, we’ll be selling pizza and cookies, for $2 each, in the lobby today and tomorrow!  Also, we will be having a fundraiser at Five Guys on the 18th, so be sure to check it out and support South DECA!! 
    • Calling all students interested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" after school in Room 323 tomorrow, November 14th.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out!

    SPORTS

    Winter Track News – On Thursday, there will be a Winter Track meeting after school at 2:15 p.m. in cafeteria 103-104.

    Softball News - Reminder – softball players need to hand in the Applebees money to Coach Peterson by Thursday.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

     

    GUIDANCE COUNSELING NEWS

    The Admissions representative for SUNY Oneonta will be in the upper library at 10:45 a.m. to talk about the college process for all students interested in SUNY Oneonta.  The representative coming is the actual reader of our South applications, please make every effort to take advantage of this opportunity.

     

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Cycle Day 3

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/12/2019

    There will be an extended homeroom for all sophomores today.

     

    Club News

    • The Anime Club is hosting a Street Fighter Five Tournament in room 307 at 2:00 p.m. today.  Join us to play, or to cheer on your friends!  We will continue the tournament on Tuesday, November 19th if needed, to find out who will be our champion team!
    • If you love to sing then come join South's glee club, the Ambassadors. Ambassadors is a fun, upbeat group that is open to all South students.  We bring music and singing many places throughout Rockland County.  We meet every Tuesday after school until 3:00 p.m. in room 198. Join us for our first meeting today and see Mr. Bonsignore in the music hallway if you have any questions.
    • The TV Club will not be meeting after school today. 
    • Arcadia, South’s literary and arts magazine, will be meeting on Wednesday, November 13, in Mr. Sandomir’s room, room 335, at 2:10 p.m. 
    • Are you interested in learning about the cultural background of students at Clarkstown South? Want to spread minority awareness? If so, join the Minority Student Union! We are meeting this Thursday in room 206 at 2:05 p.m. And remember if you bring a new friend to the meeting you and your friends will get a special prize! This is a club meeting you won’t want to miss!
    • There will be a HOSAclub member meeting on Thursday after-school in the upper library. Yes, that's the upper library! See you there!
    • If you are interested in a career in business, DECA is looking for new members. Please join us on Wednesday in the upper library. The last day to join is November 15th and applications are available in room 205. In addition, DECA is selling pizza and cookies for $2 each after school today through Thursday.
    • Calling all students interested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" after school in Room 323 on Thursday, November 14th.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out!

    SPORTS

    Track News - On Saturday, the boys and girls cross country teams ended a successful season with a strong showing at the Section One Championships in Wappingers Falls. They all ran their personal bests while battled freezing temperature. Kieran Dudek, a sophomore, had a record setting performance, he carved himself a place on the top ten list in our program's history.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

     

    GUIDANCE COUNSELING NEWS

    The Admissions representative for SUNY Oneonta will be here tomorrow at 10:45 in the upper library to talk about the college process for all students interested in SUNY Oneonta.  The representative coming is the actual reader of our South applications, please make every effort to take advantage of this opportunity.

     

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Friday, November 8, 2019, Cycle Day 2

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/8/2019

    Today is Friday, November 8, 2019, Cycle Day 2

    Congratulations to the following South students who shared original poetry at Barnes & Noble last night, Kalilah Lawrence, Alyssa Roldan, Laura Ryerson and Devin Sia. Their beautiful and powerful work was well received by teachers, family, friends and Barnes & Noble shoppers.

    Club News

    • On Tuesday, November 12th from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., the Anime Club is hosting a Street Fighter Five Tournament in room 307.  Join us to play, or to cheer on your friends!  We will continue the tournament on Tuesday, November 19th if needed, to find out who will be our champion team!
    • If you love to sing then come join South's glee club, the Ambassadors. Ambassadors is a fun, upbeat group that is open to all South students.  We bring music and singing many places throughout Rockland County.  We meet every Tuesday after school until 3:00 p.m. in room 198. Join us for our first meeting on Tuesday and see Mr. Bonsignore in the music hallway if you have any questions.
    • Arcadia, South’s literary and arts magazine, will be meeting on Wednesday, November 13, in Mr. Sandomir’s room, room 335, at 2:10 p.m. 
    • If you are interested in a career in business, DECA is looking for new members. The last day to join is November 15th and applications are available in room 205.
    • Calling all students interested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" after school in Room 323 on Thursday, November 14th.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out!

    SPORTS

    Hockey News - The hockey helmets that were sent out have returned.  Please stop by the athletic office after 10:00 a.m. to pick them up.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Thursday, November 7, 2019, Cycle Day 1

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/7/2019

    It's November-- so let's FALL into POETRY!

    Tonight, at 7:30 p.m., South Poets, along with poets from North, are invited to share their original poetry in the Cafe at Barnes & Noble in the Palisades Mall. Come join us, to hear amazing poetry, to cheer on your friends, and to share your own poetry!  To sign up to read, see Ms. Watkins or Ms. Weber -- or, just come to the mall and sign up when you arrive.   And everyone, please join us on tonight at Barnes & Noble at 7:30 pm for a wonderful evening of poetry!

    Picture retake day is today in the auditorium until to 2:00 p.m.  If you are retaking your photo, please bring your original packet with you.  If this is your first time this year, just show up during your free time.  No appointment is needed.

    Club News

    • There will be a WAC meeting today after school in room 225.  All are welcome. 
    • Hola! This is a message for all CURRENT World Language Honor Society If you are interested in being a World Language Honor Society Officer, then join us today room 226 after school.
    • Attention all ASSETS leadership club members will meet today at 2:00 p.m. in room 207.
    • The Radio Club will be meeting in room 170 after school today.  New members are welcome!
    • DECA will be selling cookies and pizza after school today. $2 per item.
    • Attention members of the United Way Club: Please log on to the Google Classroom to vote for president. The ballot will be active until this Friday. All other uncontested positions are also posted.
    • If you are interested in a career in business, DECA is looking for new members. The last day to join is November 15th and applications are available in room 205.
    • On Tuesday, November 12th from 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m., the Anime Club is hosting a Street Fighter Five Tournament in room 307.  Join us to play, or to cheer on your friends!  We will continue the tournament on Tuesday, November 19th if needed, to find out who will be our champion team!
    • Calling all students interested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" after school in Room 323 on Thursday, November 14th.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out!

    SPORTS 

    Basketball News - There will be a mandatory tryout meeting for all girls interested in playing Basketball on today at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019, Cycle Day 6

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/6/2019

    It's November-- so let's FALL into POETRY!

    Tomorrow, at 7:30 p.m., South Poets, along with poets from North, are invited to share their original poetry in the Cafe at Barnes & Noble in the Palisades Mall. Come join us, to hear amazing poetry, to cheer on your friends, and to share your own poetry!  To sign up to read, see Ms. Watkins or Ms. Weber -- or, just come to the mall on Thursday and sign up when you arrive.   And everyone, please join us on Thursday at Barnes & Noble at 7:30 pm for a wonderful evening of poetry!

    Picture retake day is tomorrow in the auditorium from 7:25 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  If you are retaking your photo, please bring your original packet with you.  If this is your first time this year, just show up during your free time.  No appointment is needed.

     Club News

     All clubs members, please listen for your club to be announced for  a group photo during extended homeroom. 

    • Mock Trial will be meeting today after school in room 333.
    • DECA will meet today 2:05p.m. in the upper library and please bring your dues.
    • Robotics will meet today at 3:00 p.m. and Friday at 3:00 p.m.
    • There will be a Viking Voice newspaper meeting today after school at 2:05 in room 221.
    • Attention members of the United Way Club: Please log on to the Google Classroom to vote for president. The ballot will be active until this Friday. All other uncontested positions are also posted. 
    • Hola! This is a message for all CURRENT World Language Honor Society If you are interested in being a World Language Honor Society Officer, then join us in room 226 after school on Thursday, November 7th.
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, otherwise known as RAD, is a club that focuses on emotional and mental health issues, both in ourselves and others. The club will have its first meeting of the year today at 2:00 p.m. in Ms. Solar’s office. The goal of the club is for students to educate themselves and those around them about mental health issues and coping skills. Please attend this meeting if you are interested in this topic or see Ms. Solar with questions!
    • Attention all ASSETS leadership club members, If you signed up for tomorrow’s training, please see Ms. Solar TODAY to pick up your pass! No students will be allowed in training without their pass! There is also an assets leadership club meeting tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. in room 207.
    • Calling all students interested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" after school in Room 323 on Thursday, November 14th.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out!

     

    SPORTS

    Swim & Dive News - Last night, the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team concluded their post season by placing 8th out of 43 teams at the 2019 Section 1 Swimming & Diving Championships.  In doing so, Francesca Arciniegas, Junior, placed top 8 in both of her individual events (200 yard Individual Medley and 100 yard Butterfly).  Grace Dwyer, Sophomore, placed top 8 in both of her individual events (200 yard Freestyle and 500 yard Freestyle).  For all of their efforts, they will be awarded "All-Section" honors and will compete at the 2019 NYS Championships.  Other team highlights include, Madison Chalfin, Sophomore, placed top 16 in the 1 meter diving event. 

    Basketball News - There will be a mandatory tryout meeting for all girls interested in playing Basketball on Thursday, November 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Monday, November 4, 2019, Cycle Day 5

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/4/2019

     

    It's November-- so let's FALL into POETRY!

    This Thursday, at 7:30 p.m., South Poets, along with poets from North, are invited to share their original poetry in the Cafe at Barnes & Noble in the Palisades Mall. Come join us, to hear amazing poetry, to cheer on your friends, and to share your own poetry!  To sign up to read, see Ms. Watkins or Ms. Weber -- or, just come to the mall on Thursday and sign up when you arrive.  And everyone, please join us THURSDAY at Barnes & Noble at 7:30 pm for a wonderful evening of poetry!

    Club News

    • Mock Trial will be meeting Wednesday after school in room 333.
    • DECA will meet at 2:05p.m. on Wednesday in the upper library.
    • Hola! This is a message for all CURRENT World Language Honor Society If you are interested in being a World Language Honor Society Officer, then join us in room 226 after school on Thursday, November 7th where we will discuss the opportunities further. 
    • Attention all ASSETS leadership club members, If you signed up for the training this Thursday, please see Ms. Solar TODAY to pick up your pass! There is also an assets leadership club meeting Thursday, November 7 at 2:00 p.m. in room 207. 
    • Recognizing Anxiety and Depression, otherwise known as RAD, is a club that focuses on emotional and mental health issues, both in ourselves and others. The club will have its first meeting of the year this Wednesday, November 6 at 2:00 p.m. in Ms. Solar’s office. The goal of the club is for students to educate themselves and those around them about mental health issues and coping skills. Please attend this meeting if you are interested in this topic or see Ms. Solar with questions!
    • Calling all studentsinterested in math, Dr. DeWitt and her team from STAC will be back this year for "Girls Exploring Math" after school in Room 323 on Thursday, November 14th.  All are welcome to join us for pizza, prizes, and fun activities while learning more about math.  Learn about the Four Color Theorem and the beginning of computers in mathematics, and make your own Seven Colored Torus Infinity Scarf! For more information or to register, email Mrs. Pritts or see her in Room 323. Don't miss out!

    SPORTS

    News from the Nurse - The school physician will be at the school for physicals on Wednesday November 6th 3:00 p.m. after school. Please sign up in the nurse’s office ahead of time. You may need to provide your own transportation home from school on that day.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level. 

    Basketball News - There will be a mandatory tryout meeting for all girls interested in playing Basketball on Thursday, November 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Gymnastics News - There will be a meeting for all girls in grades 7-12 interested in joining the Varsity Gymnastics team today, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in the far cafeteria at Felix Festa Middle School.  Please contact your school Athletic Office with any questions.

     

    PTSA News

    Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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  • Friday, November 1, 2019, Cycle Day 4

    Posted by Tara Simon on 11/1/2019

     

    Club News

    • The Robotics Club first meeting will be at 3:00 p.m. today in room 181 (the tech room near the auditorium).
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. tonight and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!
    • Hola! This is a message for all CURRENT World Language Honor Society If you are interested in being a World Language Honor Society Officer, then join us in room 226 after school on Thursday, November 7th where we will discuss the opportunities further. 

    SPORTS

    News from the Nurse - The school physician will be at the school for physicals on Wednesday November 6th 3:00 p.m. after school. Please sign up in the nurse’s office ahead of time. You may need to provide your own transportation home from school on that day.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level.

    Football News - Please wear red tonight to the last football game of the season at Nyack HS at 7:00 p.m. for the Red Ribbon Bowl Game.  The red you wear represents your support of a drug free youth and life.

    Volleyball News - Come support the boys varsity volleyball team tomorrow 6:00 p.m. at PACE University in their section game vs. Eastchester. 

    Basketball News - South girls basketball program will be holding a free basketball clinic for all girls on Saturday, November 2nd in the South Gym from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.  Also, there will be a mandatory tryout meeting for all girls interested in playing Basketball on Thursday, November 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Gymnastics News - There will be a meeting for all girls in grades 7-12 interested in joining the Varsity Gymnastics team on Monday, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in the far cafeteria at Felix Festa Middle School.  Please contact your school Athletic Office with any questions.

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Thursday, October 31, 2019, Cycle Day 3

    Posted by Tara Simon on 10/31/2019

    Club News

    • The Robotics Club first meeting will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 in room 181 (the tech room near the auditorium).
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!
    • Hola! This is a message for all CURRENT World Language Honor Society If you are interested in being a World Language Honor Society Officer, then join us in room 226 after school on Thursday, November 7th where we will discuss the opportunities further. 

    SPORTS

    News from the Nurse - The school physician will be at the school for physicals on Wednesday November 6th 3:00 p.m. after school. Please sign up in the nurse’s office ahead of time. You may need to provide your own transportation home from school on that day.

    Student Athletes - If you are interested in playing athletics in college, Clarkstown Athletics will be hosting a must see presentation in our auditorium on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.  This presentation will focus on educating parents, students and coaches on how to best approach the college selection and recruitment process - starting with a simple, realistic and logical plan in trying to play at the next level.

    Basketball News - South girls basketball program will be holding a free basketball clinic for all girls on Saturday, November 2nd in the South Gym from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.  Also, there will be a mandatory tryout meeting for all girls interested in playing Basketball on Thursday, November 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Softball News - Any softball player who did not get the wreath form, please see Coach Peterson in room 201. 

    Football News - Please wear red this Friday to the last football game of the season at Nyack HS at 7:00 p.m. for the Red Ribbon Bowl Game.  The red you wear represents your support of a drug free youth and life.

    Gymnastics News - There will be a meeting for all girls in grades 7-12 interested in joining the Varsity Gymnastics team on Monday, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in the far cafeteria at Felix Festa Middle School.  Please contact your school Athletic Office with any questions.

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Cycle Day 2

    Posted by Tara Simon on 10/30/2019

    Today is Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Cycle Day 2

    Tomorrow is Halloween and in true Viking spirit we do not wear insulting costumes, masks, face paint, head covers or any type of indecent costumes and absolutely NO accessories are permitted.  Thank you for your cooperation in keeping this a safe Halloween.  

    Club News

    • Congratulations to all the contestants in yesterday’s annual math scavenger hunt:

    ALONG PATH A: First Place:  Rishi Astra and Devan Shah

                                Second Place:  Mia Dolan and Karen Sabile

    ALONG PATH B: First Place: Rajhan Lakhani and Nadia Roy

                                Second Place: Noel Nyamaveya and Shon Thomas

    Thank you to the many volunteers and South teachers in sharing their classrooms as an integral part of the math contest.

     

    • Mock Trial will be meeting today after school in room 333.
    • There will be a DECA meeting today after school at 2:05 p.m. in the upper library! We will be finalizing your competition selections today, and we also have a little surprise for our paid members! If you haven’t already, please hand in your dues at today’s meeting! We hope to see you there!
    • There is a mandatory Viking Connection Mentor meeting directly after school today in the Upper Library.
    • Art Club celebrates fall! Come join us in room 340, right after school today. Remember everyone is welcome to attend. Bring a friend and come celebrate with us. 
    • The Robotics Club first meeting will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 in room 181 (the tech room near the auditorium).
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!
    • Hola! This is a message for all CURRENT World Language Honor Society If you are interested in being a World Language Honor Society Officer, then join us in room 226 after school on Thursday, November 7th where we will discuss the opportunities further. 

     

    SPORTS 

    Track News - Yesterday the boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Rockland County Championships. The vast majority of the team earned personal bests in hard fought races in the rain. Congratulations go out to sophomore, Kieran Dudek and freshman, Julian Rime for both earning All-League titles.

    Soccer News – JV soccer girls, please return your pinney to Coach Peterson in room 201, asap.

    Bowling News - There will be a mandatory preseason bowling meeting at New City Bowl tonight at 5:00 p.m. for any athletes interested in trying out for the team this year.

    Basketball News - Girls basketball open gym is tonight from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  In addition, South girls basketball program will be holding a free basketball clinic for all girls on Saturday, November 2nd at South Gym from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.  If interested, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Softball News -Any softball player who did not get the wreath form, please see Coach Peterson in room 201. 

    Football News - Please wear red this Friday to the last football game of the season at Nyack HS at 7:00 p.m. for the Red Ribbon Bowl Game.  The red you wear represents your support of a drug free youth and life.

    Gymnastics News - There will be a meeting for all girls in grades 7-12 interested in joining the Varsity Gymnastics team on Monday, November 4th at 4:15 p.m. in the far cafeteria at Felix Festa Middle School.  Please contact your school Athletic Office with any questions.

     

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

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  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019, Cycle Day 1

    Posted by Tara Simon on 10/29/2019

    Today is Tuesday, October 29, 2019, Cycle Day 1

    Attention all AP students:  Fee’s will be collected today during extended homeroom in the library.

    Guidance News

    There will be an extended homeroom for all freshman today.

    Club News

    • South's Gay Straight Trans Alliance, or GSTA, will be having their first official meeting today during extended homeroom in room 321A, Ms. Seery's office. Everyone is welcome.
    • The United Way club will have a short meeting today during extended homeroom in room 330. 
    • If you love to sing then come join South's glee club, THE AMBASSADORS. Ambassadors is a fun, upbeat group that is open to all South students.  We bring music and singing many places throughout Rockland County.  We meet today after school until 3:00 p.m. in room 198.
    • Interested in learning about the cultural background of Clarkstown South? Want to spread minority awareness? If so join the Minority Student Union! First meeting is today, in room 206 at 2:05 p.m.
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. If you are interested in creative writing, art, photography or publishing, this may be the club for you. All are welcome to attend our first informational meeting after school at 2:05 p.m. in room 221 tomorrow. You can see Ms. DiSavino in room 221 or Mr. Sandomir in room 335 with any questions. 
    • Mock Trial will be meeting tomorrow after school in room 333.
    • DECA will meet after school tomorrow and dues are due!
    • Come celebrate the arrival of falltomorrow at Art Club. That's tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. in art room 340. New members are always welcome to join.
    • The Robotics Club first meeting will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 in room 181 (the tech room near the auditorium) – not Thursday as announced yesterday.
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!

    SPORTS

    Swim and Dive News - Last night, the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team was very successful at the 2019 Rockland County Swimming & Diving Championships as they placed second in the county. Way to go girls!

    Bowling News - There will be a mandatory preseason bowling meeting at New City Bowl on Wednesday 10/30 at 5:00 p.m. for any athletes interested in trying out for the team this year.

    Basketball News - Girls basketball open gym will be held on Wednesday from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  In addition, South girls basketball program will be holding a free basketball clinic for all girls on Saturday, November 2nd at South Gym from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.  If interested, please see Coach Greg Bacalles.

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Monday, October 28, 2019, Cycle Day 6

    Posted by Tara Simon on 10/28/2019

    Today is Monday, October 28, 2019, Cycle Day 6

    Attention all AP students:  Fee’s will be collected during extended homeroom in the library tomorrow.

    Club News

    • There will be a USO Club meeting in room 307 after school today. The USO supports military service members and their families.
    • There is a mandatory meeting for all veteran and new peer leaders today at 2:00 p.m. in 305.
    • If you love to sing then come join South's glee club, THE AMBASSADORS. Ambassadors is a fun, upbeat group that is open to all South students.  We bring music and singing many places throughout Rockland County.  We meet every Tuesday after school until 3:00 p.m. in room 198.
    • South's Gay Straight Trans Alliance, or GSTA, will be having their first official meeting tomorrow during extended homeroom in room 321A, Ms. Seery's office. Everyone is welcome.
    • Interested in learning about the cultural background of Clarkstown South? Want to spread minority awareness? If so join the Minority Student Union! First meeting is tomorrow, in room 206 at 2:05 p.m.
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. If you are interested in creative writing, art, photography or publishing, this may be the club for you. All are welcome to attend our first informational meeting after school at 2:05 p.m. in room 221 on Wednesday, October 30th. You can see Ms. DiSavino in room 221 or Mr. Sandomir in room 335 with any questions. 
    • DECA will meet after school on Wednesday and dues are due! Also, DECA will be selling pizza and cookies today after school in the main lobby.
    • The Robotics Club first meeting will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, October 31 in Mr. Kelvas's room.
    • Come celebrate the arrival of fallthis Wednesday at Art Club. That's this Wednesday 2:00 p.m. in art room 340. New members are always welcome to join.
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!

    SPORTS

    Swim and Dive News – This past weekend, the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team was successful at the 2019 Section 1 Swimming & Diving Championships as they placed third overall out of ten teams.  In doing so, Francesca Arciniegas, Junior, was a double winner in both 100 yard Freestyle and 100 yard Backstroke events.  Her final time in the 100 yard Backstroke event is a new team record!  Grace Dwyer, Sophomore, placed second 200 yard Individual Medley and 100 yard Backstroke events. For all of their efforts, they will be awarded "All-League" honors and qualified to compete in the New York State Championships.

    Wrestling News - Wrestling pre-season informational meeting will be held tomorrow at 7:10 a.m. in the wrestling room.  All interested are welcome to attend.

    Bowling News - There will be a mandatory preseason bowling meeting at New City Bowl on Wednesday 10/30 at 5:00 for any athletes interested in trying out for the team this year.

    Basketball News - Girls basketball open gym will be held Monday and Wednesday this week 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m.  In addition, South girls basketball program will be holding a free basketball clinic for all girls on
    Saturday, November 2nd at South Gym from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  If interested, please see Coach Greg Bacalles

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Friday, October 25, 2019, Cycle Day 5

    Posted by Tara Simon on 10/25/2019

    Today is Friday, October 25, 2019, Cycle Day 5

     

    ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS- The annual "Students Against Destructive Decisions" Conference will be on Friday November 8th at St Thomas Aquinas College. This conference focuses on building leadership skills to encourage making positive choices. Some workshops include; Mental health wellness; body image; family attitudes and substance abuse; and guided relaxation techniques.  If any student is interested in attending this student leadership conference then please see Ms Seery in Room 321A. Any student is welcome to attend.  The cost is $15 per student which includes breakfast and lunch.

    Club News

    • The Robotics Club first meeting will be 3:00 p.m. next Thursday, October 31 in Mr. Kelvas's room.
    • If you love to sing then come join South's glee club, THE AMBASSADORS. Ambassadors is a fun, upbeat group that is open to ALL South students.  We bring music and singing many places throughout Rockland County.  We meet every Tuesday after school until 3pm in room 198...join us for our first meeting on Tuesday and see Mr. Bonsignore in the music hallway if you have any questions.
    • Attention all Assets leaders and dog lovers if you are willing to provide a baked good to the Camp Bow Wow Howl-A-ween Doggy Costume Contest see Ms. Solar, asap.
    • Attention all 9th and 10th grade students - Are you interested in learning more about the European Union and the Euro and compete in a regional student competition with regards to changes in the European Nation.  If so, see Mrs. Balducci in the Social Studies Office by Friday October 25th.  
    • South's Gay Straight Trans Alliance, or GSTA, will be having their first official meeting on Tuesday, October 29th during extended homeroom in room 321A, Ms. Seery's office. Everyone is welcome. Come as you are.
    • Interested in learning about the cultural background of Clarkstown South? Want to spread minority awareness? If so join the Minority Student Union! First meeting is next Tuesday, October 29th in room 206 at 2:05 p.m.
    • Best Buddies is an inclusionary club where mainstream students join SPIRIT and STRIVE students in activities outside the school day. Our first Best Buddies activity will be Monday, October 28th, at 5 Wits, interactive gaming complex, in the Palisades Mall from 3:00-4:15 p.m. For students who are interested, please stop by room 171 and speak to either Mrs. Steinberg, Mrs. DeVitzio, or Mr. Login for a permission slip.
    • There will be a USO Club meeting in room 307 after school on Monday, October 28th. The USO supports military service members and their families. If you are interested in becoming a part of this organization, please attend the meeting on the 28th. 
    • There is a mandatory meeting for all veteran and new peer leaders on Monday, October 28 at 2 p.m. in 305.
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. If you are interested in creative writing, art, photography or publishing, this may be the club for you. All are welcome to attend our first informational meeting after school at 2:05 p.m. in room 221 on Wednesday, October 30th. You can see Ms. DiSavino in room 221 or Mr. Sandomir in room 335 with any questions. 
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!

    SPORTS

    Volley Ball News - Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Volleyball team on sweeping North in last night’s game. The boys will play in sections at Pace University on Saturday, November 2nd at 6:00 p.m., come support us in our fight for another section title!

    Wrestling News - Wrestling pre-season informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:10 a.m. in the wrestling room.  All interested are welcome to attend. 

    Basketball News - All girls interested in playing girls basketball this season MUST attend a pre-season meeting on Friday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please contact Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Bowling News - There will be a mandatory preseason bowling meeting at New City Bowl on Wednesday 10/30 at 5:00 for any athletes interested in trying out for the team this year.

    To all AP students:  Fee’s will be collected during extended homeroom in the library on Tuesday, October 29th.

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22. 

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

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  • Thursday, October 24, 2019, Cycle Day 4

    Posted by Tara Simon on 10/24/2019

    Today is Thursday, October 24, 2019, Cycle Day 4

     

    Honor Society photos will be taken during extended homeroom.  Please wait for your group to be announced before proceeding to the Auditorium.

     

    ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS- The annual "Students Against Destructive Decisions" Conference will be on Friday November 8th at St Thomas Aquinas College. This conference focuses on building leadership skills to encourage making positive choices. Some workshops include; Mental health wellness; body image; family attitudes and substance abuse; and guided relaxation techniques.  If any student is interested in attending this student leadership conference then please see Ms Seery in Room 321A. Any student is welcome to attend.  The cost is $15 per student which includes breakfast and lunch.

    Club News

    • Politics in America will be meeting today to discuss secretary elections. If you are interested in running, you must attend. The meeting will be after school in Room 301 and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!
    • There will be a HOSA club member meeting today after school in the planetarium. Yes, that's the planetarium! See you there!
    • Come to Cultural Club's first meeting today afterschool in Room 227 to learn about the diversity of our school and the world!
    • Art Club officers mark your calendar! There will be a mandatory art club officers meeting in room 340 today at 2:00 p.m.  Be prompt and well prepared with your ideas for day one.
    • Attention all Assets leaders and dog lovers if you are willing to provide a baked good to the Camp Bow Wow Howl-A-ween Doggy Costume Contest see Ms. Solar, asap.
    • Attention all 9th and 10th grade students - Are you interested in learning more about the European Union and the Euro and compete in a regional student competition with regards to changes in the European Nation.  If so, see Mrs. Balducci in the Social Studies Office by Friday October 25th.  
    • South's Gay Straight Trans Alliance, or GSTA, will be having their first official meeting on Tuesday, October 29th during extended homeroom in room 321A, Ms. Seery's office. Everyone is welcome. Come as you are.
    • Interested in learning about the cultural background of Clarkstown South? Want to spread minority awareness? If so join the Minority Student Union! First meeting is next Tuesday, October 29th in room 206 at 2:05 p.m.
    • Best Buddies is an inclusionary club where mainstream students join SPIRIT and STRIVE students in activities outside the school day. Our first Best Buddies activity will be Monday, October 28th, at 5 Wits, interactive gaming complex, in the Palisades Mall from 3:00-4:15 p.m. For students who are interested, please stop by room 171 and speak to either Mrs. Steinberg, Mrs. DeVitzio, or Mr. Login for a permission slip.
    • There will be a USO Club meeting in room 307 after school on Monday, October 28th. The USO supports military service members and their families. If you are interested in becoming a part of this organization, please attend the meeting on the 28th. 
    • There is a mandatory meeting for all veteran and new peer leaders on Monday, October 28 at 2 p.m. in 305.
    • Arcadia is South's award winning art and literature magazine. If you are interested in creative writing, art, photography or publishing, this may be the club for you. All are welcome to attend our first informational meeting after school at 2:05 p.m. in room 221 on Wednesday, October 30th. You can see Ms. DiSavino in room 221 or Mr. Sandomir in room 335 with any questions. 
    • The hip hop showcase is back! Come to our very own auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1 and see great dancing! Admission is only $5.00 and please bring a canned good for People to People, please see Ms. Solar, Kelly Osorio or Claire Francois for more information!

    SPORTS

    Field Hockey News - South field hockey defeated John Jay East Fishkill 2-1 in the first round of sections.  Isabella O'Hara and Taylor Moore had goals, and Aine Keaney had two assists. Aisling Donnelly and Erin Bacalles had excellent games at midfield.

    Swim and Dive News - Last night, the Clarkstown Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving team completed the regular season with a win over New Rochelle High School.  They successfully defeated the Huguenots by the final score of 95 to 88.  The team's final dual meet record is 7-2 for the 2019 season. In doing so, Grace Dwyer, Sophomore, was a double individual event winner in the 200 yard freestyle and 500 yard freestyle events. Francesca Arciniegas, Junior, was a double individual event winner in the 200 yard individual medley and 100 yard backstroke events. Madison Chalfin, Sophomore, was an individual event winner in the 1 meter diving event.

    Wrestling News - Wrestling pre-season informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:10 a.m. in the wrestling room.  All interested are welcome to attend.

    Fencing News - Students interested in joining the fencing team are welcome to attend an informational meeting today at 2:15 p.m. in the Main Lobby. Fencing is a coed sport and our team is a combined South/North team. No experience in the sport is necessary. If you are interested, come check it out.

    Winter Track News – All students interested in Winter Track, please attend a meeting today during extended homeroom in Cafeteria 103/104.

    Basketball News - All girls interested in playing girls basketball this season MUST attend a pre-season meeting on Friday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Any questions, please contact Coach Greg Bacalles.

    Bowling News - There will be a mandatory preseason bowling meeting at New City Bowl on Wednesday 10/30 at 5:00 for any athletes interested in trying out for the team this year.

    Guidance Counseling News - Penn State admissions representative will be here today at 9:00 a.m. in the upper library.  All students interested in Penn State and the admission process, please proceed to the upper library at the end of extended homeroom. 

    To all AP students:  Fee’s will be collected during extended homeroom in the library on Tuesday, October 29th.

    PTSA News

    • Calling All CREATIVE Minds! 

    It’s time to start working on your artistic projects for our annual PTSA REFLECTIONS competition!!
    You are invited to let your CREATIVITY loose as you make works of ART, MUSIC, WRITING, DANCE, FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY, inspired by YOUR interpretation of this year's theme:  "Look Within"
    What does it mean to YOU, to Look WITHIN?  What comes to your mind when you think about Looking Within?

    Check out the Rules, Details and downloadable forms on our very own Reflections Website: http://yoganews.wixsite.com/shs-reflections. The deadline for entries is: Friday, Nov. 22.

     

    Remember to always work hard and be kind!

     

     

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