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Puppy Palooza

Puppy Palooza was a dog show/puppy parade where we donated funds to our local animal shelter, the Animal Welfare Society of Monroe (AWSOM). AWSOM was opening a new spay and neutering clinic, so we decided to help them out with this fundraiser. Our main event was the dog show. It included categories such as Most Appealing Eyes, Best Ears, Best Smile, Loudest Bark, Dog the Judges Would Most Like to Take Home, Best Trick, Waggiest Tail, and Best Six Legs (the dog and the owner). Appropriate prizes… Read More »

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Welcome Back Bears

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

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Yule Ball Spirit Week, Rally, and Dance

A week prior to our annual Winter Formal dance, our ASB organized a Harry Potter themed spirit week. This week was particularly inclusive and simple, as it aimed to engage the students. Monday was ‘Robe Day’, where students wore robes to mimic the iconic wizardry fashion. Tuesday was ‘Fred & George Day’, where students paired up with a twin to honor Fred and George Weasley’s relationship. Wednesday was ‘Riddikulus Day’, which was a Harry Potter take… Read More »

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

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

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LEAD Conference: Phoenix, AZ
Tempe, AZ, November 13 - November 15

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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LEAD Conference: Washington, DC
Arlington, VA, January 29 - January 31

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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Chapters
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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

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

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

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

Benson High School
Portland, OR

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

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

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