NYS Science Honor Society


Ms. May

Dr. Bennett
All Activities are open to any student at SFP!
Update for: NYS Science Honor Society

Invitations based on academic qualifications were sent out using google classroom.  You must accept the invitation.  Your acceptance sheets will be submitted through google classroom and are due by October 21st.  If you need any assistance or have any questions please see Dr. B or Ms. May.

ANNOUNCEMENT - OPEN HOUSE volunteers needed for this Saturday, sign up in W106a by the end of school Friday.

Our first meeting is Wednesday October 21st in W106 at one of the following times 7:30 am or 8am or 2:50 pm.

Your first three service hours are due by the end of first quarter!!

The CEREMONY is April 7th, 2016 @ 7pm in the auditorium!!!
If you need to print a new log click here:NYSSHS SERVICE LOG.doc  

1.      You will be required to provide service to the science community here at St. Francis Prep. Examples of service include: lab aides/assistants, peer tutors (science classes), and open house (science).

     a.       All juniors and new seniors (weren’t involved last year, for any reason) are required to serve a total of 20 hours over the course of this school year.

b.      Returning senior members (active member last year) you are only required to serve 10 total hours by the ceremony date.

2.      All members MUST attend the ceremony April 7th, 2016 @  7pm, no excuses excepted.

3.      All members MUST serve two service points by attending/participating in two NYSSHS sponsored events/drives (about 90 minutes per event).TBA

4.       You may start your service immediately, ask your current or past science teacher for service hour opportunities and/or sign up as guidance to be a SCIENCE tutor.  You are responsible for keeping your service log (link to print more sheets below).  One paper per submission, do not repeat hours (only hours served during the timeframe of each collection will be counted).  We will be using google classroom for submissions.

b.      We will have collection points throughout the year to ensure that everyone is on pace to get the required number of hours (20 total for all juniors and new seniors, 10 total for second year seniors).

              i. The collection dates will be:

1.      End of 1st Quarter (Nov. 10th), a minimum of three (3) hours

2.      End of 2nd Quarter (Jan. 21st), a minimum of eight (8) hours

3.      End of 3rd Quarter (March 23rd),  nine (9) hours are due (seniors, you should only have maybe one or two hours for this submission.

Collection location - submitted through google classroom (no hard copies accepted)

* The time spent participating in service point activities will not be counted towards your total Science Society service hours.

 To get another log sheet click the link NYSSHS SERVICE LOG.doc

For membership qualifications please see the school calendar under the honor societies section.

THE SECOND SERVICE POINT OPPORTUNITY (you need 2 total) - March 13th: by MARCH 13 (THURS) bring hygiene kit (soap, deodorant, tooth brush, tooth paste, lotion [or powder] in a gallon size ziploc bag with your name written on a paper sealed in the bag) to Ms. May's classroom (E112). DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ON THE BAG, DO WRITE YOUR NAME ON A PIECE OF PAPER AND PUT IT IN THE BAG!!!!!