North Shore Key Club was featured on the radio for the third time! The recordings can be played below.
Healing The World One Headband At A Time Single Service Project 2016-2017
The Key Club members in the spotlight are the Freshmen Team who were the stars for the single service project on November 14th. These students represented the Key Club at the Locust Valley Intermediate School and presented a workshop to 5th graders called…… “ Wear Your Happiness”
>>>>Let us congratulate and thank our Freshmen Team>>>>>
Juliette Alfarone, Olivia Magliocco, Gillian Neos,
Madiline Pittel, Claudia Scala, Jenny Walton
The North Shore key Club attends the annual K Family Dinner in November to celebrate Key Club week and join hands with the entire K Family to celebrate achievements shared by one and all.
The North Shore Key Club's MEP project in support of "Operation Christmas Child" was featured on WCWP 88.1FM. The recording below aired earlier this month roughly twice an hour. Stay tuned for the launch of a dedicated website for both the MEP and Single Service Project and to learn more about Operation Christmas Child, click the link above.
The North Shore K Family joins hands with the Healing Headbands Program for 2016-2017. The Key Club will join with the Healing Headbands Program for their single service project 2016-2017. The North Shore Kiwanis Club, the parent club for the NS Key Club, has also joined hands with this group and invited Founders for Healing Headbands, Barbara Grapstein & Joanie Accolla, to a Kiwanis Club meeting. These two friends from Sea Cliff joined together to form this nonprofit organization.
This non-profit organization created only 2 years ago, was formed to create colorful head coverings that bring joy to people who are battling cancer and other serious illnesses. These headbands are paired with special laughter exercises to help people laugh …….not to make people laugh!! Together the K Family is “banding for a cause” as we move forward in the new year of service. Pictured is the North Shore Key Club officers James Mastakouris and Robert Sharkey presenting a check for $620.00, from a recent fundraiser, to Ms. Accolla & Ms. Grapstein. Joined in this presentation is current Kiwanis President Merrideth Brosnan.
The North Shore Builders finishes another year of service 2016. “ Hand & Hand” with the NS Key Club, they have won accolades as a distinguished club in New York State for their service to the community. Pictured are club members at the end of the year celebration, and the officers who were presented with certificates for outstanding service . Key Clubbers James Mastakouris and Robert Sharkey were also on hand for this presentation and to speak to the eighth graders and encouraging them to join the key Club in September. The North Shore Kiwanis Club is the sponsor of this dynamic club and is very proud of their fine accomplishments .
It is always a proud moment at the end of the year for North Shore Kiwanis Club to recognize graduating seniors for their efforts and dedication throughout their high school career. These students are graduating with more than 500 hours of community service performed as North Shore High School Students. This is recognized as no easy task and the Kiwanis Club held a dinner on Thursday June 9th to recognize this accomplishment. All recipients received a plaque with their recorded community service hours. Pictured from L to R our the Key Club recipients receiving this award: Cleo Fleming, Julia Albanese, Elias Mastakouris, Key Club adviser & NS Kiwanian Julia Salat, Kiwanis President Roger Hill, Jacob Abramowitz, Jessica Hannon. On behalf of the Kiwanis club we wish you success on all your future endeavors. For more information on the NS Kiwanis Club visit our website nskiwanis.org and our Facebook page.
The North Shore Kiwanis Club annually presents 4 scholarships to graduating seniors at North Shore High school. This year’s recipients are: Elias Mastakouris, receiving the New York State Distinguished Past Kiwanis Governor Jim Hebron Memorial Scholarship of $4000.00. Three additional awards of $1000.00 each were presented to: Madalyn Conklin, Jessica Hannon, and Alaina Van Pak. The North Shore Kiwanis Club is very proud to be able to assist students financially with college expenses and look forward to continuing our focus on the North Shore Community. A special thank you to the Scholarship Chairperson Kiwanian Gary Craner and his committee for their time and effort to make the selection from more than 50 applicants who applied. Pictured are the recipients of the scholarships: L to R: Alania Van Pak, Jessica Hannon, Madalyn Conklin, Kiwanian Julia Salat, NS Kiwanis President Roger Hill, and Elias Mastakouris.
From our club adviser, Ms. Salat:
Miss Cleo Fleming, graduating senior at North Shore High School, was honored as Student of the Month For March. Miss Fleming has 564 hours of service and is a four-year distinguished member of the North Shore Key Club. Cleo is a member of the National Honor Society, a super star on the athletic field, and an accomplish dancer and Co-President of the North Shore Pulse Dance Team. On behalf of the North Shore Kiwanis Club we congratulate Cleo on her outstanding accomplishments and wish her the very best in all future endeavors.
Pictured is Senior Cleo Fleming, holding her well deserved plaque, accompanied by her proud parents and the President of the NS Kiwanis Club Roger Hill. To learn more about the NS Kiwanis Club visit the website: www.nskiwanis.org and our Facebook page.
We had an excellent year and are fortunate enough to have many committed members.
We would like to take a moment to recognize our seniors for the commitment and outstanding effort and contributions. Many of them have been with us for all four of their years in high school.
The North Shore Kiwanis Club Congratulates Jessica Hannon Student Of The Month For January
The North Shore Kiwanis Club recognizes graduating seniors at North Shore High School for their outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the community. Miss Jessica Hannon was recognized as the Kiwanis Student of the Month for January. This young lady has more than 500 hours of community service, and has been a dedicated member Key Club for her 4-years at North Shore; this is an outstanding accomplishment indeed. Other achievements to note: National Merit Commended Student, National Honor Society, Debate Team founding member as well as Captain and founding member of the Pulse Dance Team at North Shore. The photo was taken at the Swan Club at a dinner in the honor of Miss Hannon.
Pictured left to right: Kiwanis President Roger Hill, SOM Honoree Jessica Hannon, proud family members: parents Jennifer and Michael Hannon, and sister Machenzie. For more information regarding the North Shore Kiwanis Club, please view our Facebook page and website: nskiwanis.org
Our Awards are listed below:
*First Place/Silver Category: Single Service Project: “Compassion in Action” North Shore Key Club took the lead with a project targeted towards drug awareness and joined hands with the North Shore Middle School.
To note: there are 4 categories and they are based on club size. The North Shore Key Club then competed for recognition in all four categories and took an additional first place over all for this project.
This project will go on to compete at the International Convention in July, Atlanta, GA
FYI: At the International Convention, Key Clubs from around the world join hands to celebrate their service.
*First Place Major Emphasis Project: “North Shore Key Club Opens Their Hearts To Give A Helping Hand.” The members organized a project at the Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park.
This project will also compete at the International Convention.
*First Place for Our Scrapbook: This book documented more than 5000 hours of service projects and more than $5000.00 donated to charity.
This book will also go on to International to compete.
*First Place In Public Relations: This pertained to the use of social media
*The club was recognized as a Diamond Level Club in New York State: We achieved 195 points out of a possible 200 point total.
April 1st marks the start of the new Key Club year, which brings a lot of change. The purpose of this post is to update everyone on these changes.
I'd like to start by recognizing the graduating seniors and all their contributions to the Key Club and overall, helping to shape it into what it is today.
Convention was last weekend. Once again, our club was set apart winning many awards, which are listed below:
More details about these awards will be in our next post in a week or so.
New Board Members
With the Key Club new year beginning, we would like to welcome the following members to the board, who were voted on the board last meeting:
The "Meet the Board" page will soon be updated to reflect this.
Thank you for all the support
To conclude, we would like to thank our community and school for their continued support. Our club is filled with many committed member who work hard to make a difference. It has been a great year and we look forward to another great one!
For those interested in future events and more, we will continue to post updates right here on the "News" page of our website.
Fallon Blacharski, Alumnus from North Shore High School Key Club, has joined Circle K at Molloy College. She entered Molloy last Fall and is now a charter member and Vice President of this new Circle K Club sponsored by the Peninsula Kiwanis Club. The Charter Night celebration took place on February 26th at the Lawrence County Club. Pictured are Fallon with the North Shore Key Club Advisor, Julia Salat and Governor-Elect Stephan Sirgiovanni. Congratulations and good luck!
Key Club members Carly Rovner and Julia Albanese were recognized as North Shore Kiwanis Students of the Month. Click here to read more.
Last Sunday, January 10th, 2016, the North Shore Key Club visited a Ronald McDonald house. Toys were given to some children staying there and cards made by the Builder's Club were left for the families. In addition the Key Club offered arts and crafts to the kids and baked cookies for everyone.
The logo above was created by our Vice President, Cleo Fleming.
The annual take over meeting by the North Shore key Club took place on January 14th 2016 at the Swan Club; The North Shore key Clubbers become Kiwanians for the evening. Key Club President Elias Mastakouris and his Executive Board took the dais as Kiwanians and did a very fine job running the meeting. The Key Clubbers gave a very impressive review of the key club year 2015-2016 raising more than $5000 for charity and explained their Single Serve Project: “Compassion in Action,” as well as their Major Emphasis Project: “ North Shore Opens Their Hears To Give a Helping Hand For Service.” The North Shore Kiwanis club, who sponsors the North Shore Key Club, is always impressed with the professionalism of these young men and women and their efforts to make a difference to our community. Pictured is the group in action with North Shore Club Presidents joining hands at the dais. Click here for more pictures.
The North Shore Key Club was featured on the radio! Click here for the recordings.
The NS Kiwanis Student of the Month Program has begun for the new school year. North Shore High School graduating senior Elias Mastakouris was selected for the month of September to start off the 2015 year program. This dynamic young man is in the top of his graduating class with credits galore and numerous achievements of recognition He is the President of the North Shore key Club and through this organization has been recognized as a Distinguished New York State President. This summer he was elected the Governor at Boys State, a very prestigious program hosted by the American Legion Organization, as well as traveling to Washington and an internship on Capitol Hill. The North Shore Kiwanis Club is so very proud of this young man and we wish him all the best. Pictured is Elias center stage with his parents, Tracy and Theodore, and his brother James. The NSK President Roger Hill and DPLG, a member of the NS Kiwanis Club and chairperson of the Student of the Month Committee also pictured for this recognition for such a fine young man. For more information on the NS Kiwanis Club please visit the website: www.nskiwanis.org.
The North Shore Key Club is very proud of their accomplishments for 2014-2015. The club was recognized in New York State in March 2015 for numerous community service events and in June at the Key Club International Convention was awarded a first place trophy for their single service project for Autism and third place for the scrapbook. Pictured are club members with very proud President Elias Mastakouris holding the first place trophy.
The North Shore Key Club was recognized by Newsday in their FutureCorp section where high school groups are recognized for outstanding projects and achievements . The Single Service Project: “ North Shore Key Club Makes A Slam Dunk For Autism.” was the project recognized and pictured are some of the members of the award winning NS Key Club Team holding their plaques and trophies for this recognition. This project was recognized by the New York State Key Club District as number one for service 2014-2015.
“Congratulations To The North Shore Key Club”
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