The National Honor Society's purpose is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to render service to the community, to promote leadership and to develop character in students. Selection for membership is based on outstanding scholarship, character, leadership and service. To be considered for membership, a student must be a second-semester sophomore, a junior, or a first-semester senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.6 and must be enrolled in at least 6 academic classes for credit.
Officers/Executive Council Elections for 2017-18
Anyone wishing to run for an NHS officer position for the 2017-18 school year must log into their Hylton Google account and complete the officer intent form. Click here to access the form. If you have any issues with your account, Mrs. Moulen can help you access it.
Officers/Executive Council for 2016-17
Kayli Carmon-Vice President
The bylaws have now been adopted by membership and approved by the Faculty Council and Principal. A copy can be found in the files on this page. An amendment to the meeting requirement reduced the meeting attendance requirement to 60% from 75%.
**All members are expected to meet the 5 hours/year tutoring obligation. Keyyatta Bonds is your Tutoring Coordinator/Officer. Here is a link to the first semester tutoring schedule at Hylton. NHS Tutoring - Semester Two.Tutoring hours can also be earned through organized events at elementary and middle schools. This is especially helpful for schools that have future Bulldogs!
Here is a link to a GoogleForm that you can fill out to get on the schedule Tutoring Sign-Up.
Service Opportunities-opportunities will be posted as officers and advisers learn about them--scroll down, the list is long!
CDHylton PTSO needs help this weekend!-Canceled!
The PTSO is conducting the drive in partnership with Savers, a global thrift organization. Items collected during the drive will be sold to local Savers stores.Donate Gently-Used Clothing and help PTSO raise funds to support the students, teachers, and administrators at Hylton High School this year and get a “Tax Deduction for your donation.” Tax receipts are available for donated goods, On-site!
Students, teachers, and administrators bring your items to the school between, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Friday, March 24, 2017 and 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Saturday Saturday, March 25. The donation truck will be parked in the parking lot to the right at you enter school from Spriggs Road.
Items need to be bagged in typical kitchen sized bags (13 gallons). Only bagged items will be counted! Acceptable donations include clothing, shoes, accessories, books, linens, and small household items (no furniture). Your donations are tax-deductible.
PTSO’s goal is to raise $2,000 in funds to support the events this year including the sweetheart dance, appreciation lunches for the teachers, administrators, and janitorial staff, as well as the annual Senior Celebration!
Finally, as always PTSO needs volunteers this make this happen. Want to join in on the Drive Day fun? Spend a couple of hours volunteering with us to help with collections. Slots are available in 2-hour increments. Check out our online sign-up at sign up genius page! (www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0F4AADAE23A2FC1-ptso )
Let’s get together and stuff that truck! Thanks in advance for your support! Bring signed NHS Service form with description of donated items to Mrs. Moulen for determination of hours.
Trial size hygiene products are needed for SERVE residents: washcloths, soaps, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion, razor cream, razors, combs, brushes. One hour will be given for every four items for up to 5 hours. Items may be dropped off to Ms. Bryant-Kline in E111 or Mrs. Moulen in the library learning commons.
EL students at Hylton
Typing help is needed for text translating for EL students. See Ms. Bryant-Kline in E111 to sign up to help.
The athletic department needs student volunteers to help with spring concessions. See Ms. Bryant-Kline in E111 to sign up.
ACTS needs volunteers to stock pantry shelves, prepare food bags and make grocery store pickups. Click here to register to volunteer.
The Weems-Botts Museum needs volunteers for research projects, gatherings, and transcribing. Call 703-221-2218 to inquire about their opportunities.
SERVE Shelter in Manassas needs volunteers to assist with bi-lingual intakes. Contact Navara Cannon at 571-748-2445 for more information.
Spirit Advisory Committee
Sign up to help decorate the bulletin board for the Star Student Award. This award is given to one student each month who has been selected as having exhibited traits of school spirit that month. Students in NHS will be responsible for staying after the meeting to decorate the board and to place the picture of the new student of the month every month. The sponsor of the committee Mrs. Midgley can be emailed for the pictures and for any additional information at email@example.com.
Youth Services Advisory Council (YAAC)
The Potomac Community Library is asking for young adults to help plan programs and activities for their peers. They are asking that young adults take an online survey even if they are not interested in joining. The link is www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRZTZQM.
Spanish Honor Society
SHS is looking to join the NHS members in tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the library. They would like their own table and sign . They welcome any NHS students who would like to tutor in Spanish. Additionally, they need this opportunity to be advertised because they have been struggling to inform students they are available for tutoring.
Coles Elementary School
Coles Elementary School is looking for students to become buddy readers for students who need extra help. Ms. Zelenka is also the contact for this project. Last year a couple of students went to Coles on Wednesdays at 2:45. That day is flexible. If you are interested, please email Ms. Lisa Zelenka, Coles Elementary School Reading Specialist, at ZELENKLM@pwcs.edu.
Arc of Greater Prince William**
The Arc of Greater Prince William is looking for volunteers to help at activities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
-The organization will begin a Wellness Class at Hylton High School on October 24th. Wellness will meet on Mondays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Approximately 60 participants attend. Volunteers participate in the class with the individuals--following along with the instructor and encouraging participants around them to join with them, showing them how to do the exercise and smiling and cheering them on while modeling the exercises. The class is full of music and easy exercises to get participants moving with a combination of seated and standing exercises. Dancing is often incorporated. You do not need to attend every Monday.
-Arc's Bowling program takes place at the Bowl America in Woodbridge on Tuesday afternoons. They need MANY volunteers to bowl with and assist individuals on the lanes. Bowling starts at 3:00 and is over by 4:00. Arriving by 2:50 and leaving by 3:50 is the standard time needed. To volunteer with the bowling program they ask that students attend an orientation at the Bowl America the week before the program begins. The orientation will be Oct. 11th. If you cannot make the orientation or find the time to volunteer at a later date, please contact Ms. Cassady.
*If you have any questions about these Arc of Greater Prince William opportunities, please contact Gloria Cassady at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Tails Left Behind
"No Tails Left Behind" welcome and resource center is now open to the public
Tuesday-Thursday 12p-4p! They have need volunteers to help cover their
front desk, answer phones, give tours, perform light cleaning, and other
miscellaneous tasks. By volunteering, students are making a difference in
the lives of homeless pets.
They have volunteer opportunities with their shoe drive. Since the truck pick up has been delayed due to weather they have more time to meet their goal. They need approximately 15 more bags (w/25 pairs) to make it! An updated version of the flyer for the shoe drive can be found in the files section of this webpage.
Anyone interested can contact Jennifer-Wilcox Sullivan via email email@example.com or phone 703-634-0880.