Announcements

  • February 21, 2017 - B day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst is accepting spring sports permission slips.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9.  You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     The Animal Club is collecting supplies for the Dutchess County SPCA. Flyers are located around the hallways and collection boxes are located in the main office.  Thank you in advance.

     Senior awards applications have been emailed and are posted on the webpage.

     The GSA will meet on Wednesday this week in room 130. See you there.

     Junior and Senior members only of Stage Crew are to report to Falls School from 3-5 today.

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 16, 2017 A Day

    February 16, 2017

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    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     

    Mrs. Karst is accepting spring sports permission slips.

     

    Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9.

    You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     

    The Animal Club is collecting supplies for the Dutchess County SPCA. Flyers are located around the hallways and collection boxes are located in the main office.  Thank you in advance.

     

    AFS Club will meet in room, 245 today at 2:00.

     

    The GSA will meet today in room 130.

     

    The Anime and Gaming Club smash tournament is cancelled for today.

     

    Come join the Mahopac Drama Company this Friday at the Mohegan Lake IHOP. Pick up a flyer from the Chorus Room.  Show it to your server and 20 percent of your purchase will be donated to the Mahopac Drama Company.

     

    Congratulations to Carleigh Ashnault who qualified for states in skiing yesterday at Hunter Mtn. Good luck to her at Bristol Feb. 27th.

     

    Senior awards applications have been emailed and are posted on the webpage.

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 15, 2017 - B day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst is accepting spring sports permission slips.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9. You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     The Animal Club is collecting supplies for the Dutchess County SPCA. Flyers are located around the hallways and collection boxes are located in the main office.  Thank you in advance.

     AFS Club will meet m room, 245 on Thursday at 2:00.

     The GSA will meet on Thursday in room 130.

     English Night School will begin at 4:30 tonight in room 228.

     There will be a Pokemon meeting after school from 2-3 pm in room 48/

     Interact meeting today in room 239 at 2:00.Paper recycling to follow.

    Come join the Anime and Gaming Club this Thursday for a smash tournament. See Mr. Faitakes in room 48 to sign up.

    Come join the Mahopac Drama Company this Friday at the Mohegan Lake IHOP. Pick up a flyer from the Chorus Room.  Show it to your server and 20 percent of your purchase will be donated to the Mahopac Drama Company. 

    A service learning opportunity or paid employment opportunity is available for a reliable student with solid computer skills. You will be helping a senior citizen working for Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, a community action organization dedicated to assisting individuals struggling with addiction and their families. Meeting location can be at the Mahopac Public Library.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Felder, school counselor at the Middle School.

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 14, 2017 - A day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst will be accepting spring sports permission slips.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9. You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     Mandatory Fashion Club meeting today from 2:00 to 3:00 in room 114. You must have your posters and list of models.  Please check your email for more information.

     Tomorrow, Feb. 15th, in memory of Mrs. Giamanco, the Fashion Club asks that everyone wears her favorite color purple to honor her.  Mrs. Giamanco had an immense love for animals.  We request that anyone who wishes may denote a dollar to a donation fund for a local animal shelter.  Money may be brought to the house secretaries at any point during the day.  The Fashion Club thanks you for keeping Mrs. Giamanco and her family in your thoughts.

     The Animal Club is collecting supplies for the Dutchess County SPCA.  Flyers are located around the hallways and collection boxes are located in the main office.  Thank you in advance.

     AFS Club will meet m room, 245 on Thursday.

     Come join the Anime and Gaming Club on Thursday for a smash tournament from 3 to 6 pm/

     A service learning opportunity or paid employment opportunity is available for a reliable student with solid computer skills. You will be helping a senior citizen working for Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, a community action organization dedicated to assisting individuals struggling with addiction and their families. Meeting location can be at the Mahopac Public Library.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Felder, school counselor at the Middle School.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 13, 2017 - B day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst will be accepting spring sports permission slips.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9. You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     Valentine carnations are for sale today at the main entrance after school and 5th period lunch.  A single carnation is $2.00.  You must provide your valentine’s name and first period room number for delivery on Tuesday, Feb. 14th. All members of the Create the Change Club are needed today in room 130 to wrap the carnations.

     Congratulations to Alana Green who has been selected to paint a mural at the Mahopac Public Library. We are looking forward to seeing the finished work.

     A service learning opportunity or paid employment opportunity is available for a reliable student with solid computer skills. You will be helping a senior citizen working for Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, a community action organization dedicated to assisting individuals struggling with addiction and their families. Meeting location can be at the Mahopac Public Library.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Felder, school counselor at the Middle School.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • High School Principal Search

    As we move to the next phase of our search for a new High School Principal, it is important to gather community input on what you believe are the most important qualifications and leadership qualities that our new Principal should possess.  Please read the Superintendent's letter regarding the search process.

    Mahopac High School
  • February 10, 2017 - A day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst will be accepting spring sports permission slips.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9.  You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     There will be a SADD meeting today at 2pm in room 218.

     Valentine carnations are for sale today at the main entrance before and after school and 5th period lunch.  A single carnation is $2.00.  You must provide your valentine’s name and first period room number for delivery on Tuesday, Feb. 14th.

     Congratulations to Alana Green who has been selected to paint a mural at the Mahopac Public Library. We are looking forward to seeing the finished work.

     Congratulations to Emily Park, Samantha Pelliccio, Julia Ruttenni, Sarah Valdes and Caitlin Zelley. Their artwork will be on display at the Katonah Museum of Art.  You are invited to the opening reception  Sunday, Feb. 12 from 3-5 pm.

     This is an exciting weekend for the varsity cheerleaders. In December they earned a bid to compete at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Competition in Florida.  Wish them good luck when you see them.  They leave Thursday and compete on Saturday.  Good luck varsity cheerleaders.  Bring home a trophy!

     AFs Club will meet at 2pm in room 245.

     A service learning opportunity or paid employment opportunity is available for a reliable student with solid computer skills. You will be helping a senior citizen working for Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, a community action organization dedicated to assisting individuals struggling with addiction and their families. Meeting location can be at the Mahopac Public Library.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Felder, school counselor at the Middle School.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 7, 2017 - A day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash. 

    Mrs. Karst will be accepting spring sports permission slips as of 2/10/2017.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9. You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     STEP classes in Semester 2 will begin today and will end on June 8th.

    There will be a general MOST meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8th, after school in the mini theater.  Please make every effort to attend and come with ideas.

    The Pokemon Club meeting scheduled for today is cancelled.

     The GSA will meet on Thursday in room 130.

     There will be a SADD meeting on Wednesday at 2pm in room 218. All are welcome to attend.

     Valentine carnations are for sale from Wednesday through Friday at the main entrance before and after school and 5th period lunch.  A single carnation is $2.00.  You must provide your valentine’s name and first period room number for delivery on Tuesday,Feb. 14th.

     Yearbook club will meet today at 2:00 in the Library Classroom.

     Congratulations to Alana Green who has been selected to paint a mural at the Mahopac Public Library. We are looking forward to seeing the finished work.

     Congratulations to Emily Park, Samantha Pelliccio, Julia Ruttenni, Sarah Valdes and Caitlin Zelley. Their artwork will be on display at the Katonah Museum of Art.  You are invited to the opening reception  Sunday, Feb. 12 from 3-5 pm.

     

     

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 6, 2017 - B day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst will be accepting spring sports permission slips as of 2/10/2017.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9.  You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     STEP classes in Semester 2 will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 7th and will end on June 8th.

     There will be a general MOST meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8th, after school in the mini theater.  Please make every effort to attend and come with ideas.

     There will be a Pokemon Club meeting in room 48 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm tomorrow.

     The Create the Change Club will meet today in room 130.

     The GSA will meet on Thursday in room 130. 

    There will be an Italian Club meeting today at 2 pm in the mini theater.

     There will be an Arts and Writing Club meeting today in room 128 at 2:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.

     There will be a SADD meeting on Wednesday at 2pm in room 218. All are welcome to attend.

     

     

     

     

    Mahopac High School
  • February 3, 2017 - A day

    The Five Hour Pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, March 6 from 5pm to 10pm. You can register in room 120 with $35 cash.

     Mrs. Karst will be accepting spring sports permission slips as of 2/10/2017.

     Dr. Pallant is scheduled for spring sports physicals on 2/28, 3/2 3/7 and 3/9.  You must make an appointment with Mrs. Karst in the nurse’s office.

     STEP classes in Semester 2 will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 7th and will end on June 8th.

     Early dismissal I.D. cards are available for pickup in your house.

     Community service: Lakeview School is having a sweetheart dinner today. Volunteers are needed from 5 to 9 pm.  Email Joann at jvs074@aol.com.

     

     

    Mahopac High School

College Timeline (9th)

August/September

Attend Freshman Orientation

Attend Mahopac University Night

 October-February

Attend Freshman Advisory Sessions with your counselor (Four year planning, Introduction to Naviance-Family Connection, Career Interest Inventory, etc.)

February-students meet with their counselor to discuss sophomore year scheduling options

 Year Round

Participate in clubs, sports, activities

Begin service learning

Focus on doing well in your classes and attend extra help if needed

College Timeline (10th)

September

Optional: Register for PSAT through your house secretary (please see your counselor for questions on if the PSAT is right for you in 10th grade)

Attend Mahopac University Night

 October

Take PSAT (optional)

 February

Complete the Do What You Are (DWYA) career interest inventory through Naviance-Family Connection

Visit BOCES tech center (optional)

Students meet with their counselor to discuss junior year scheduling options

 April

Attend Career Day

 Year Round

Participate in clubs, sports, activities

Begin service learning

Focus on doing well in your classes and attend extra help if needed

College Timeline (11th)

September

Register for the PSAT through your house secretary

Student athletes who are interested in playing sports in college should consult with coach to discuss college athletic options

Attend college mini-fairs at MHS

Apply for College Board test accommodations if not already submitted (for students with IEP/504)

Attend Mahopac University Night

 October

Take PSAT

Attend college fairs in the area

Attend college mini-fairs at MHS

 November

Attend college fairs in the area

Attend college mini-fairs at MHS

 December

PSAT scores are available online through the College Board and distributed to students

Register for SAT prep course, if applicable

 February

Attend Junior College Workshops for students and parents

After attending Junior College Workshops, counselors are available by appointment for students individually or with their parents (as needed)

Students meet with their counselor to discuss senior schedule options

Students interested in playing DI or DII athletics in college should review NCAA website for an approved list of courses and eligibility requirements.  Communicate with counselor intent to play college athletics and review senior schedule options.

Start making plans to visit colleges in Spring

Register for SAT plus essay and/or ACT plus writing

Add colleges to “Colleges I’m Thinking About” in Naviance-Family Connection

 March

Start working on Junior Conference Profile in Naviance-Family Connection

Visit colleges-make an appointment with admissions office or register online through college

 April

Visit colleges-make an appointment with admissions office or register online through college

Attend college fairs in the area

Attend College & Career Fair at BOCES

 May

Take SAT plus essay and/or SAT Subject Tests (if applicable)

Attend college fairs in the area

Personally ask a teacher for a letter of recommendation letter and add request to Naviance-Family Connection (under “Colleges I’m  Applying to” tab)

Take AP exam (if applicable)

Visit colleges-make an appointment with admissions office or register online through college

Add colleges to “Colleges I’m thinking About” in Naviance-Family Connection

 June

Student athletes applying to Division I or II colleges must register online through the NCAA Eligibility Center.  Student should notify counselor that they registered.

Take ACT plus writing (if applicable)

Visit colleges-make an appointment with admissions office or register online through college

Complete the Junior Conference Profile in Naviance-Family Connection by June 1st

 July/August

Continue to explore colleges and narrow college list

Register for October SAT plus essay (if applicable)

Register for September ACT plus writing (if applicable)

Continue to work on your college essay

Follow up with teachers about letters of recommendation

ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!

College Timeline (12th grade)

September

 Make appointment with counselor in mid-September to review college list

Create a Common Application account and start completing

Be mindful of deadlines (early action, early decision, priority, regular, rolling, etc.)

Personally ask a teacher for a letter of recommendation letter and add request to Naviance-Family Connection (under “Colleges I’m Applying to” tab) NO later than October 1

Attend college mini-fairs at MHS

Register for November SAT plus essay (if applicable)

Continue to visit college campuses and interview with admissions representatives

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Take ACT plus writing (if applicable)

List colleges that you are applying to in Naviance-Family Connection

Attend Mahopac University Night

October

Complete FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)

Take SAT plus essay (if applicable)

Attend college fairs in the area and college mini fairs at MHS

Continue working on college applications.  Ask an English teacher to review college essay.

Request teacher letter of recommendation by 10/1

Send SAT/ACT scores to colleges from your College Board and/or ACT account

Visit colleges; schedule an overnight visit (if applicable)

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

List colleges that you are applying to in Naviance-Family Connection

November

Take SAT (if applicable)

Submit your college applications

Attend college mini-fairs at MHS

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Notify house secretary if college is requesting 1st quarter grades

Confirm college applications, types and deadlines with your house secretary

December

Visit colleges; schedule an overnight visit (if applicable)

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Enter in Naviance any updates on college decisions and acceptances

Confirm college applications, types and deadlines with your house secretary

January

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Enter in Naviance any updates on college decisions and acceptances

Confirm college applications, types and deadlines with your house secretary

February

Visit colleges; schedule an overnight visit to help compare colleges and make a final decision

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Enter in Naviance any updates on college decisions and acceptances

Confirm college applications, types and deadlines with your house secretary

March

Visit colleges; schedule an overnight visit to help compare colleges and make a final decision

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Enter in Naviance any updates on college decisions and acceptances

Complete ACCES-VR (for students with IEP/504)

April

Compare college acceptances and financial aid offers

Complete Senior Survey in Naviance-Family Connection as you hear back from colleges

Make final decision to which school you will attend and enter final choice in Naviance-Family Connection in “College I’m Attending”

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

May

Complete Senior Survey in Naviance-Family Connection

Enter final choice in Naviance-Family Connection in “College I’m Attending”

Research scholarship opportunities and check Naviance Family-Connection Scholarship List

Turn in Service Learning hours and reflection form to your house secretary by May 1st

June

Complete Senior Survey in Naviance-Family Connection

GRADUATION!!!