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2017 National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of 16,000 high school seniors who qualified as semi-finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program by their outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT.  We are proud to announce that (pirctured left-right) Anubhav Shankar, Leah Mozeshtam,Vincent Li, Isabel Long, Robert Waxman and Nathan Liang were all named semi-finalists. 

These young men and women will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 Merit Scholarship awards to be offered next spring. Congratulations on a job well done!

2017 National Merit Scholarship Commended Students

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of about 34,000 commended students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  We are proud to announce that Anshuman Swain, Eileen Gao, Susan Gong and Anirudh Bhimavarapu are being recognized for the exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance.  Commended students place among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.  Congratulations to all of you on this significant achievement.

PTSA Meeting

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The first 6-12 PTSA meeting is scheduled for September 29 at 7 pm in the high school library. Please attend!

We are currently working on our membership drive!  We would like to encourage all teachers, staff,  and administrators to register.  The price for an individual membership is $7 and $5 to add an additional member.  Through our registration, we show our support of this great organization that sponsors many programs that positively impact our students.  You may register online or in paper form.  

To register online please follow these simple directions:

Visit www.nyspta.org  
On the left side (golden arrows) click on Your PTA
On the right side under Quick Links click on Become a Member
Search for Spackenkill  
Click on Register for the Spackenkill 6-12 PTSA and follow the prompts.

 

Driver's Education

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Registration: (Guidance Office) - September 12-20th

Orientation: Wednesday, September 21st 6:30pm-9:30pm in the High School Auditorium

A parent must attend with the student. If you have any questions call the Guidance Office at 463-7822

**only students who are pre-registered will be seated.

Any walk-ins will be put on a waiting list based on first come first served.

Picture Day

Picture day will be held on September 19th during English classes

The Senior panoramic 2017 picture will be held on the athletic field on Friday September 16th at 7:30, rain date September 23rd.

 

Musician to Perform at National Concert

Spackenkill High School junior Annika Hill will perform at the Yamaha 2016 National Junior Original Concert on July 17 at the Cerritos Center for Performing Arts in Cerritos, California. Annika will present "Fly Away (Let Your Imagination Fly)," her original composition for piano, children’s choir, winds, strings, brass, and percussion. She is one of only 12 music students selected to perform an original musical composition at the event, whose participants range in age from eight to 16. Congratulations to Annika!  

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