National Honors Society

February 6th, 2020

By National Honors Society

Hi all!
Important information from the meeting:

Hour Logs
Semester 1 hour log will be checked today!
Turn into Mirjana if you haven’t already
We are checking for 2 hours of tutoring and will record any other hours you have completed.
***We won’t collect your hour logs, just checking it so you can get it back by the end of the meeting.***

Recruitment
Let your sophomore friends know that they are still eligible to join NHS.
NHS requires 5 semesters of service therefore next semester is their last opportunity.

Events:

McKinley Park Rose Garden
Volunteer days this month are Sunday, Feb 9th and Sunday, Feb 16th.
All events are from 9 am to noon! We will continue pruning the roses, as well as doing other gardening chores! No age limit, training and supplies provided! If you have your own bypass clippers and gloves, please bring them.
All minors volunteering are required to fill out a volunteer waiver form which we can provide before the event! Please wear long pants, dress warmly, wear closed toed shoes, and a hat or visor.
The McKinley Rose Garden located at the corner of 33rd and H Streets (with free parking), is overseen by the non-profit Friends of East Sacramento, who were recently honored by the City of Sacramento’s Park’s Commission for providing “Community Enrichment” to the downtown area! Our Rose Garden was also featured in the movie “Lady Bird” and has 1,200 roses, the largest rose garden in Sacramento!

Railroad Museum Trip and Lunch
Saturday, February 8th – 10:00 am-3:00 pm.
Meet out front of Railroad Museum,125 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814. Tour through the museum learning about the history, stories and contributions of people working on the Transcontinental Railroad. Lunch afterwards. 3 volunteers needed. You will be working with youth and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities.
The most important job our volunteers have is to interact positively and socialize with participants in Access Leisure activities so that they and you will have fun. Minimum age to volunteer is 16. Volunteers must contact and fill out a volunteer form before coming to an event. Contact Michelle Tabarango at 916-808-1205 or mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org

TobyMac’s Hits Deep Concert
Help set up, sell food, sell tickets, and usher attendees.
Where: Golden One Center; exact location will be confirmed
When: February 9th, 2020
How: Sign up via link or email
rachel@loopevents.org w/ your name and phone number
Perks: free food, shirt, and partial concert

Summer Programs

Freshmen(if you have family or friends at this age)
UC Davis SMASH: STEM; 3 summers; Free; App Due February 28th, 2020

Juniors and Sophomores
UC COSMOS: STEM;4-weeks ; Fee Varies; All Materials due February 7th, 2020
Girls Who Code SIP: STEM; 7-weeks; Free; Due February 14th, Regular March 13.
Thousand Strong: Career-oriented; Schedule Varies;Free; TBD (Must be 16)
Summer at City Hall; Government-related, varies; 6-weeks; Free; App opens on March 7th, 2020
College Prep Scholars Programs; 40 programs; varies; Free
(ONLY apply if family income under 65k); App Due March 2020

Juniors and Seniors
Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMSR):
Medical related; 8-weeks; Fees Varies; Due February 22, 2020
MathCamp USA/Canada: Math; 8-weeks; Fee varies
(Free for family incomes under 65k); Due March 12, 2020
(Seniors are accepted with birthdays after August 8, 2001)

If you have a dream school or know your interest of study
Research universities and look into their offered summer programs
Ex: Sac State,, UCLA, UC Berkeley, USC, etc all have special high school programs

Senior Scholarships

Trusted Sites for Scholarships!
CareerOneStop
Cappex
Edvisors
Going Merry
FastWeb
CollegeBoard
Scholarship America
Scholarships.com
Scholar Snapps
Unigo

Contact Info
Email: nhs.westcampus@gmail.com
Remind : text @nhsatwc to 81010
Instagram: wc.nhs
LinkTree: linktr.ee/nhs.wc
Tran: Hoangt.edu@gmail.com
Mr. Mapplebeck: here(Rm 63) or at mapplebecks@scusd.edu

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/11jgAJ_a8strJU4BWshID3e4QXAU-Ba8jLG8f1i9a0Q4/edit#slide=id.g63e6f019fd_0_86

December 19, 2019

By National Honors Society

Hi all!

Important information from the meeting:

Turn in your fees!!!
Remember you must complete at least 2 hours of tutoring per semester.
Sign up as a tutor via Sign-up-as-a-tutor
You will be placed on a spreadsheet with other tutors
You can check the spreadsheet to find a compatible tutor!
Please let your friends and other WC students know to sign up for tutoring via Request-A-Tutor

Long Term Events

Fairytale Town Volunteer
Help make magic at Fairytale Town as a volunteer! Fairytale Town is looking for mature, dedicated, hard-working volunteers, that would like to give back to their community.
The orientation will take place Saturday, January 11th from 11 am to 12 noon at Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento 95822. For more information, contact Topaz Bess at (916) 808-2682 or email: tbess@fairytaletown.org For more information visit: https://www.fairytaletown.org/support/volunteer/

Wash dishes and save lives!
The Front Street Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to help out at the shelter providing the basic daily care that our animals need.
Orientations : first Thursday or the third Wednesday of each month, 5:30-8:30 pm.
Sign up online at www.frontstreetshelter.org.

Winter Wonderland: Crafts & Activities
Duties for this shift include: monitoring craft and activity equipment, assisting guests with craft and activity if needed, keeping craft & activity stations neat and tidy.
Shifts are from 2 pm to 7:15 pm on Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22
Sign up : http://bttr.im/iqvwz

Paint and Sip
You will be working with youth and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities; nteract positively and socialize with participants. Minimum Age: 16 5 Volunteers needed.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Hart Senior Center
915 27th St., Sacramento, Ca 95816.
Contact Michelle Tabarango at 916-808-1205 or mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org

AMV Sacramento’s 7th Annual Feed The Homeless Drive
feed 1000 Halal meals to the needy and the homeless while providing Care Kits to each individual.
December 24, 2019 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Loaves & Fishes 1351 North C Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Sign up : https://forms.gle/UhXwwEkG7twpts1v7

TobyMac – Hits Deep Tour
MERCHANDISE VOLUNTEER
February 9, 2020 shifts 5:00PM – 11:00 PM Golden 1 Center
Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tobymac-hits-deep-tour-merchandise-volunteer-sacramento-ca-registration-82229888811

Contact Info:

Email: nhs.westcampus@gmail.com

Remind : text @nhsatwc to 81010

Instagram: wc.nhs

LinkTree: linktr.ee/nhs.wc

Tran: Hoangt.edu@gmail.com or last resort

Mr. Mapplebeck: here(Rm 63) or at mapplebecks@scusd.edu

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1yV1FgIPTZjKhegoc78ch651ST83VL2Zb_GviOhg0tJw/edit#slide=id.g7a9d263232_0_63

December 5, 2019

By National Honors Society

Hi all!

Important information from the meeting:

  • Turn in your fees!!! Currently, 68/83 members paid.
  • Remember you must complete at least 2 hours of tutoring per semester.
    • Sign up as a tutor via Sign-up-as-a-tutor
    • You will be placed on a spreadsheet with other tutors
      • You can check the spreadsheet to find a compatible tutor!
    • Please let your friends and other WC students know to sign up for tutoring via Request-A-Tutor

CIM

Time: Saturday December 7th, 2019 8AM to 12PM

Location: 10th Street and Capitol Blvd. (Check slideshow to see a picture)

Job: Meet there and the coordinator will assign you different roles (packet pick up, information, etc)

Long Term Events

Angelique Ashby’s Youth Action Corps

District One youth programs can be a gateway to your future!  Last year, we connected our youth to TONS of volunteer opportunities, scholarships, paid internships, and jobs.

www.AngeliqueAshby.com/youth

Orientation at North Natomas Public Library, 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento, CA 95835.

Next orientation is Tuesday, December 17th from 12:30-1:30 pm.

 

Dog Foster Class & Cat and Kitten Foster Class

Help Front Street foster puppies and dogs or Help Front Street foster kittens and cats for a few weeks.

DOGS Orientation: Monday, December 9th from 6-7pm at the Front Street Animal Shelter, 2127 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818

CATS Orientation:  Saturday,  December 14th from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Front Street Animal Shelter, 2127 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818.

Sign up @ www.frontstreetfosters.weebly.com

 

Fairytale Town Volunteer 

Help make magic at Fairytale Town as a volunteer! Fairytale Town is looking for mature, dedicated, hard-working volunteers, that would like to give back to their community.

The orientation will take place Saturday, January 11th from 11 am to 12 noon at Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento 95822. For more information, contact Topaz Bess at (916) 808-2682 or email: tbess@fairytaletown.org    For more information visit: https://www.fairytaletown.org/support/volunteer/ 

 

Wash dishes and save lives!

The Front Street Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to help out at the shelter providing the basic daily care that our animals need.

Orientations : first Thursday or the third Wednesday of each month, 5:30-8:30 pm.  

Sign up online at www.frontstreetshelter.org.

 

Upcoming Events

 

“La Pastorela de Sacramento” 

A modern bilingual musical of Mexico’s traditional Christmas pageant.

The Latino Center of Art & Culture (LCAC) offers Sacramento a musical perfect for the spirit of the season.

FLYERING 

Help pass out flyers specifically around the organizations & non-profits in the area and various public places throughout the Oak Park Neighborhood.

When: Saturday Dec. 7th from 1-3PM & Sunday Dec 8th from 10AM-2PM.

How: Let TRAN know after meeting to sign up.

SHOWS

Jobs include ushering, helping guide foot traffic during the Posada parade prior to the show and checking prepaid evite tickets and helping with concessions.

AVAILABLE DATES:

Wednesday. December 18 at 8PM & Friday, December 20, 2019 8 PM & Saturday, December 21, 2019 2PM &

Saturday, December 21, 2019 8PM & Sunday, December 22, 2019 2 PM 

How: Let TRAN know after meeting to sign up.

 

CCCAA Football Championships

Assist with credential distributions, press box and serve as media runners.

When: Saturday, December 7th, 8AM to 5PM (different shifts)

Where: Sacramento City College Hughes Stadium, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento 95822

 

Wheelchair Rugby

Help with facilitating the athletes in Wheelchair Rugby.  You will learn the rules and may be asked to participate in a wheelchair with the athletes.  4 volunteers needed.

When: Wednesday December 11, 2019, 5:30pm – 9:30pm 

Wednesday December 18, 2019, 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Where: Rosa Parks Middle School 2250 68th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95822 (Meet in the Gym behind the field)

Contact: Michelle Tabarango at 916-808-1205 or mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org 

 

Goalball Assistant

Help with facilitating the athletes Goalball.  This sport is designed for athletes with visual impairment.  4 volunteers needed

When: Saturday December 14, 2019, 10:00am – 3:30pm

Where: CSUS, Yosemite Hall 183.

Contact: Michelle Tabarango at 916-808-1205 or mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org 

 

Winter Wonderland: Crafts & Activities

Help with Crafts and Activities. Duties for this shift include: monitoring craft and activity equipment, assisting guests with craft and activity if needed, keeping craft & activity stations neat and tidy

When: Saturday, December 14, Sunday, December 15, Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22 (Shifts are from 2 pm to 7:15 pm)

Where: Fairytale Town

Contact: Topaz Bess at tbess@fairytaletown.org or call:  (916) 808-2682

 

Holiday Shopping

Help participants get their holiday shopping done. 5 volunteers needed.( 16 min. age)

When: Monday, Dec. 16, 2018, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: Arden Fair Mall 1689 Arden Way, Sacramento, Ca 95815 Meet at the West End of Sears (next to Sears Automotive Center)

Contact: Michelle Tabarango at 916-808-1205 or mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org

 

Holiday Concert

Assist with helping participants at the “K Street Orchestra”.  Will include set up and clean up. 5 Volunteers needed. ( 16 min. age)

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: Senior Center 915 27th Street Sacramento, Ca 95816.

Contact: Michelle Tabarango at 916-808-1205 or mtabarango@cityofsacramento.org

SLIDESHOW LINK

How to reach us:

Email: nhs.westcampus@gmail.com

Remind :  text @nhsatwc to 81010

Instagram: wc.nhs

Linktree: linktr.ee/nhs.wc

Tran: Hoangt.edu@gmail.com or last resort @ (916)490-9971

Mr. Mapplebeck:  here(Rm 63) or at mapplebecks@scusd.edu

November 14, 2019

By National Honors Society

Hi all!

Important information from the previous meeting:

Congratulations to Wesley Veiga for becoming Community Outreach!

Kudos to all the candidates.

  • Turn in your fees!!! Currently, 54/72 members paid.
  • Remember you must complete at least 2 hours of tutoring per semester.
    • Sign up as a tutor via Sign-up-as-a-tutor
    • You will be placed on a spreadsheet with other tutors
      • You can check the spreadsheet to find a compatible tutor!
    • Please let your friends and other WC students know to sign up for tutoring via Request-A-Tutor

How to reach us:

Email: nhs.westcampus@gmail.com 

Remind :  text @nhsatwc to 81010

Instagram: wc.nhs

  • Linktree in our bio will lead you to all the links for events and discussion

Tran: Hoangt.edu@gmail.com or last resort @ (916)490-9971

Mr. Mapplebeck:  here(Rm 63) or at mapplebecks@scusd.edu

 

 

 

Below is the link so you can view the meeting slides for our previous meeting!

November 14th Meeting Slides!

 

Prudential Spirit Award

By National Honors Society

Students can apply at nassp.org/spirit or spirit.prudential.com

  • By November 5, 2019, students must submit their completed applications, and signed student/parent agreements, to a certifier. (Certifiers can be school principals or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or a Points of Light Global Network member.)
  • By November 15, 2019, certifiers select and certify top applicants for state-level judging.
  • On February 4, 2020, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards announces state-level winners for 2020.

NHS Application Deadline

By National Honors Society

Due to yearbook obligations, the application deadline will be moved to October 29th, 2019 in order for NHS to compile a roster for yearbook photos.

    ***Please submit your application via link https://forms.gle/ERvRUtCz1WwajucJ7 by 11:59 PM on October 29th, 2019.***

If you do not have access to the internet, please turn in your application into Rm 63, Mr. Mapplebeck’s classroom.

You can turn in your transcripts via paper or by emailing nhs.westcampus@gmail.com .

The club fee of  $10 must be turned into Jason or Tran by November 14th, 2019.

 

 

Welcome to NHS

By National Honors Society

Welcome, all prospective and returning NHS members!

What is NHS you ask?

NHS is the National Honor Society where student commits to the four pillars: Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.

NHS Requirements:

9 hours per semester ( 18 hours per year)

           –You can share up to 5 hours with CSF

           -Turn in proposals at least 2 days prior to the event

2 fundraising events( In-club Event) per year (e.g. monetary donations, food fair, club rush, etc.)

At least 4 out of 18 hours from tutoring

           -Mandatory 2 hours of tutoring per semester (You can’t share tutoring hours with CSF)

Minimum 50% meeting attendance

NHS Application (Due October 31st)

https://forms.gle/PtspzqB9QescvsNNA

NHS Club Fee $10 for all members (Due by November 14th)

– Please turn money into Jason, Tran, or Mr. Mapplebeck

NHS Proposal Form (Submit Two Days Before the Event)

https://forms.gle/huaKHtFcBBbRERiw5