Announcements

  • November 21, 2017 - A day

    The five hour pre-licensing class is scheduled for December 4tth at 5 pm.  You can register in room 109 with $40 cash..

      Today is the last day for seniors to have their yearbook photo taken.  All appointments must have been confirmed on line in order to have your photo taken.  Please see Mr. Douma or Ms. Donnelly if you have any questions.

     The following colleges are scheduled to meet with us today from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm in the Library Classroom;           

                                                    Norwich  University

                                                    Manhattanville College

    German students have sold a record 1200 Advent calendars. Students can pick up Advent calendars after school today in room 209.  Students should deliver calendars to their teachers before Thanksgiving.  Faculty: do not try to get your calendars from room 209 directly.  All calendars will be delivered directly to the students who submitted the order. 

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor. Happy reading.

     Part-time job opening in orthodontic office for a high school student. Duties include clinic cleanup and sterilization of instruments. Learn lab tasks and procedures.  Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday after school to 6pm.  Call 914-962-9600 for more information.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

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  • November 17, 2017 - A day

    The five hour pre-licensing class scheduled for Monday, November 20th. has been postponed to December 4th.

     Spanish Club pie delivery will be on Monday. Members who ordered pies must report to the cafeteria at 2:00 to pick up pies.

     Drumbeat is currently looking for submissions. Please submit your poetry, short stories, art work and photography to mhsartswriting@gmail.com and come see us on Mondays in room 128.

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor. Happy reading.

     Part-time job opening in orthodontic office for a high school student. Duties include clinic cleanup and sterilization of instruments. Learn lab tasks and procedures.  Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday after school to 6pm.  Call 914-962-9600 for more information.

     Looking for community service hours? The Interact Club, along with the Mahopac Rotary, is sponsoring a food drive this Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm in front of Acme on Route 6.  Stop by room 239 and speak with Mr. Revenson to sign up for a time slot.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

    Mahopac High School
  • November 20, 2017 - B day

    The five hour pre-licensing class scheduled for Monday, November 20th. has been postponed to December 4th.

     Spanish Club pie delivery will be today. Members who ordered pies must report to the cafeteria at 2:00 to pick up pies.

     Italian Club will meet today at 2:00 in the mini theater.

     Tuesday, 11/21 is the last day for seniors to have their yearbook photo taken.  All appointments must have been confirmed on line in order to have your photo taken.  Please see Mr. Douma or Ms. Donnelly if you have any questions.

     The following colleges are scheduled to meet with us on Tuesday from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm:                 

                            Norwich University

                            Manhattanville College

     Drumbeat is currently looking for submissions. Please submit your poetry, short stories, art work and photography to mhsartswriting@gmail.com and come see us on Mondays in room 128.

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor. Happy reading.

     Part-time job opening in orthodontic office for a high school student. Duties include clinic cleanup and sterilization of instruments. Learn lab tasks and procedures.  Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday after school to 6pm.  Call 914-962-9600 for more information.

     Looking for community service hours? The Interact Club, along with the Mahopac Rotary, is sponsoring a food drive this Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm in front of Acme on Route 6.  Stop by room 239 and speak with Mr. Revenson to sign up for a time slot.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

    Mahopac High School
  • November 15, 2017 - A day

    The following colleges are scheduled to visit with us on Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm, in the library classroom:    

                                                                 John Jay College of Criminal Justice

                                                                CUNY Welcome Center

                                                                Springfield College

                                                                Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

                                                                US Marines

     The five hour pre-licensing class is scheduled for Monday, November 20th.  You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

     This Thursday is the annual Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Anyone can participate by giving up tobacco products for this day, making a plan to quit for good or supporting someone else who is trying to quite.

     Drumbeat is currently looking for submissions. Please submit your poetry, short stories, art work and photography to mhsartswriting@gmail.com and come see us on Mondays in room 128.

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor. Happy reading.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting today at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     MOST will meet today at 2pm in room 115. All must attend.

     The GSA will meet on Thursday in room 130. We are decorating Thanksgiving baskets.

     Tech Crew (sound and lights) will meet this Thursday at 2:00 in the studio, room 145A.

     Part-time job opening in orthodontic office for a high school student. Duties include clinic cleanup and sterilization of instruments. Learn lab tasks and procedures.  Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday after school to 6pm.  Call 914-962-9600 for more information.

     Looking for community service hours? The Interact Club, along with the Mahopac Rotary, is sponsoring a food drive this Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm in front of Acme on Route 6.  Stop by room 239 and speak with Mr. Revenson to sign up for a time slot.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

    Mahopac High School
  • November 14, 2017 - B day

    The following colleges are scheduled to visit with us today from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm, in the library classroom:      

                                                    SUNY Maritime College

                                                    SUNY Cobbleskill     

                                                    Monmouth University

                                                    Wilkes University

    The five hour pre-licensing class is scheduled for Monday, November 20th.  You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

    This Thursday is the annual Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Anyone can participate by giving up tobacco products for this day, making a plan to quit for good or supporting someone else who is trying to quite.

    Drumbeat is currently looking for submissions. Please submit your poetry, short stories, art work and photography to mhsartswriting@gmail.com and come see us on Mondays in room 128.

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor. Happy reading.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     Ski team practice today at 3:00 in the weight room.

     MOST will meet on Wednesday at 2pm in room 115. All must attend.

     The GSA will meet on Thursday in room 130. We are decorating Thanksgiving baskets.

     Tech Crew (sound and lights) will meet this Thursday at 2:00 in the studio, room 145A.

     Looking for community service hours? The Interact Club, along with the Mahopac Rotary, is sponsoring a food drive this Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm in front of Acme on Route 6.  Stop by room 239 and speak with Mr. Revenson to sign up for a time slot.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

    Mahopac High School
  • November 13, 2017 - A day

    The five hour pre-licensing class scheduled for today has been postponed to Monday, November 20th.  You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

     Drumbeat is currently looking for submissions. Please submit your poetry, short stories, art work and photography to mhsartswriting@gmail.com and come see us on Mondays in room 128.

     Italian Club will be meeting today in the mini theater at 2:00.

     The Create the Change Club will meet today in room 130 to decorate Thanksgiving baskets. Bring a friend and see you there.

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor.  Happy reading.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     Human Rights Club will meet today in Ms. Price’s room. New members are  welcome.

     Tech Crew (sound and lights) will meet this Thursday at 2:00 in the studio, room 145A.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

    Mahopac High School
  • November 9, 2017 - B day

    The five hour pre-licensing class scheduled for Monday has been postponed to Monday, November 20th.  You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

     Bowling tryouts will continue today. Bus leaves high school at 2:45. See Mr. Carroll if you have any questions.
     

    Senior Shirt Day will be today at 2pm in the bleachers.

     The following colleges are scheduled to visit with us today from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm in the Library Classroom:            

                                                    SUNY Oswego

                                                    University of Maine

                                                    LaSell College

                                                    Hofstra University

                                                    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

                                                    Rutgers University – New Brunswick

                                                    Johnson and Wales University

     Drumbeat is currently looking for submissions. Please submit your poetry, short stories, art work and photography to mhsartswriting@gmail.com

     Pick up the November issue of Chieftain in the library or on display racks in the front of the building and on the second floor.  Happy reading.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     The GSA will meet today as usual in room 130.

     To all trying out for freshman basketball: There will be a meeting in room 113 today at 2pm.  All trying out should attend.

     Human Rights Club will meet on Monday, Nov. 12th in Ms. Price’s room.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Kmart is now hiring. They are looking for cashiers and floor associates.  Information is available in room 109.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

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  • November 8, 2017 - A day

     A retainer was found Monday and can be claimed in room 109.

     The next five hour pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, November 13th at 5:00 pm. You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

     Senior Shirt Day will be on Nov. 9 at 2pm in the bleachers.

     There will be a Chieftain meeting in room 224 today from 2-3 pm. If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper please attend.  All are welcome.

     Come to room 229 after school today for an informational and interest meeting for the Ski Team with Mr. Brown.

     The Video Club will be meeting at 2:00 today in room 145 for camera training and setup. New members welcome.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     The GSA will meet as usual on Thursday in room 130.

     To all trying out for freshman basketball: There will be a meeting in room 113 on Thursday at 2pm.  All trying out should attend.

     There will be a National Honor Society group meeting today in the West Learning Lab at 2 pm. All must attend.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Kmart is now hiring. They are looking for cashiers and floor associates.  Information is available in room 109.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

    Mahopac High School
  • November 6, 2017 - B day

    A retainer was found in room 30 on Friday. You can claim it in room 109. A second retainer was found today and can also be claimed in room 109.

     The next five hour pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, November 13th at 5:00 pm. You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

     WISE students: If you have not picked up your letter of introduction yet, please see

    Mrs. Ruh in the Gold House.

     Senior Shirt Day will be on Nov. 9 at 2pm in the bleachers.

     Any girl interested in trying out for the varsity gymnastics team must attend a meeting today at 2:10 in room 113.

     Italian Club meeting today at 2:00 in the mini theater.

     Tryouts for JV Boys Basketball team will be from 3-5 today in the New Gym.

     All new and existing members of the Mock Trial Club should come to room 211 at 2pm today.

     There will be a Chieftain meeting in room 224 on Wednesday, November 8th, from 2-3 pm.  If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper please attend.  All are welcome.

     Come to room 229 after school on Wednesday for an informational and interest meeting for the Ski Team with Mr. Brown.

     There will be a Spanish Club meeting at 2:00 today in room 204. Spanish Club members who are interested in being inducted into Spanish National Honor Society must attend all meetings. Criteria for eligibility for Spanish National Honor Society will be discussed at that time.

     The Video Club will be meeting at 2:00 on Wednesday in room 145 for camera training and setup.  New members welcome.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     Congratulations to the October 27th Red Ribbon Week Trivia Raffle Winners:  Juliet Vuksanaj, Tom Rastenski, Ryan Randecker, Katie McCormack and Cora Fruhman received Bliss giftcards.  Thanks to everyone who participated. 

    Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Kmart is now hiring. They are looking for cashiers and floor associates.  Information is available in room 109.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

    Mahopac High School
  • November 3, 2017 - A day

    The next five hour pre-licensing class will be held on Monday, November 13th at 5:00 pm. You can register with $40 cash in room 109.

     Due to Mahopac hosting the Class A and Class D sectional football finals this Friday, November 3rd, the locker rooms will be inaccessible to students after 2:30 pm.

     WISE students: If you have not picked up your letter of introduction yet, please see Mrs. Ruh in the Gold House.

     Senior Shirt Day will be on Nov. 9 at 2pm in the bleachers.

     Any girl interested in trying out for the varsity gymnastics team must attend a meeting on Monday, Nov. 6 at 2:10 in room 113.

     Spanish Club/Spanish Honor Society members please report to room 204 right after school today to pick up pie order forms. You will make your bus.

     There will be a Chieftain meeting in room 224 on Wednesday, November 8th, from 2-3 pm.  If you are interested in writing for the school newspaper please attend.  All are welcome.

     There will be a Drivers Education meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at 2:00 in the New Gym.

     Any student who is interested in earning community service and is skilled at video making and editing please see Mrs. Boyle in the Gold House.

     Service learning opportunity: High school students are needed to tutor/support students at the middle school from 2:00 to 2:45.  Applications are available by Dr. Lawrence’s office.

     Kmart is now hiring. They are looking for cashiers and floor associates.  Informatrion is available in room 109.

     Thunder Ridge Ski Area is now hiring for the 2017-2018 winter season for a variety of positions. Information is available in room 109 and online at www.thunderridgeski.com.

     

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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!!!

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