Sr. Teresa Trayers, SND Chapter   of the   National Honor Society  at   Bishop Stang High School
Purpose <ul><li>The Sr. Teresa Trayers, SND Chapter of the National Honor Society at Bishop Stang High School exists to cr...
Our Name <ul><li>Our chapter is named after Sr. Teresa Trayers, SND, the last Sister of Notre Dame to staff our school.  <...
What do we do? <ul><li>The National Honor Society is primarily a service organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Each chapter and ...
Chapter Dedication and Patron <ul><li>The Chapter is dedicated to the Virgin Mary under her title Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom...
Chapter Dedication and Patron <ul><li>… members are urged to turn to her in prayer and imitate her virtues. </li></ul>
We are proud of our history…
We are proud of our history…
Service
In our school
Care and maintenance of the Chapel of the Annunciation <ul><li>Through weekly cleaning by our officers and members… </li><...
Care and maintenance of the Chapel of the Annunciation <ul><li>Through providing the flowers and decorating for the Christ...
Care and maintenance of the Chapel of the Annunciation <ul><li>Through our celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciatio...
Involvement in school activities <ul><li>Many of our members serve as student councilors, officers of the various classes ...
NHS Faculty/Staff Recognition Day <ul><li>Each year, on the feast of  St. John Baptist de la Salle , patron saint of teach...
NHS Faculty/Staff Recognition Day <ul><li>… providing a catered luncheon. </li></ul>
Guidance Dept. Recognition Day <ul><li>Each year, on the feast of  Our Lady of Good Counsel , we honor our guidance counse...
Tutoring <ul><li>Every year members of our chapter volunteer to tutor students… </li></ul>
In our community
Blood Drive <ul><li>Each year our chapter holds two annual blood drives… </li></ul>
Food Drives <ul><li>Every fall our chapter holds our annual Rock-a-thon Food Drive…. </li></ul>
Rock-a-thon Food Drive <ul><li>This year we collected 8,675 pounds of food to assist three area food pantries… </li></ul>
Veteran’s Day Observance <ul><li>Each fall, we remember those who served our nation with prayer and song </li></ul><ul><li...
Veteran’s Day Observance <ul><li>Two years ago, we held a very successful Household Linens Drive to benefit the Veterans T...
Benefit Variety Show
Activities
Annual Activities <ul><li>Our activities include… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rock-a...
NHS Scholarship Program
Advent / Christmas Gathering <ul><li>A social gathering for chapter members... </li></ul>
Members Meetings
Solemnity of the Annunciation
State Leadership Conference <ul><li>Each spring our junior officers attend the NHS State Leadership Conference at the Coll...
Annual Induction Ceremony <ul><li>Each year, on the Sunday following Mother’s Day, we induct new chapter members … </li></ul>
Induction of New Members
Feast of Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom <ul><li>Held on the 8 th  of June this event involves the newly inducted sophomore membe...
Feast of Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom
Awards
Everett Masters Award <ul><li>This award, granted by the NHS State Committee, was given to our advisor, Mr. Medeiros.  </l...
Students for a Hunger Free America Award  <ul><li>For two years in a row, our chapter was honored by the Feinstein Center ...
NHS Student of the Year Award  <ul><li>For the first time in the spring of 2005 one of our members was selected as the NHS...
Outstanding Chapter Award <ul><li>In May of 2007, and again in 2008, our chapter was honored by the Massachusetts NHS Stat...
NHS School Projects over the last decade
Tree of Life <ul><li>Each fall, our chapter publishes the annual  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tree of Life” newsletter. </li></ul>
Restoration of the statue of the Sacred Heart
Chapel Lighting and Angels
Gift of New Lectern
Re-plating the Sanctuary Lamp Stand
Gift of Vestments, Processional Crosses, and other liturgical items
Reliquary Cabinet
St. Sebastian Shrine and Book of the Dead Stand
Easter Altar Hangings
Fall Ordinary Time Altar Hangings
“ Theo’s Work” Orphanage, Haiti
St. Philip’s Mission, Swaziland
Imaculee’s Visit Co-sponsored with the Student Council
Imaculee’s Visit
St. Joseph’s Table / Market Ministries Donation
St. Julie’s Day Service
St. Julie’s Day 2008
Establishing or Advising NJHS Chapters <ul><li>St. Francis Xavier School, Acushnet </li></ul><ul><li>St. Joseph’s School, ...
Graduate Members for life…
 
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  1. 1. Sr. Teresa Trayers, SND Chapter of the National Honor Society at Bishop Stang High School
  2. 2. Purpose <ul><li>The Sr. Teresa Trayers, SND Chapter of the National Honor Society at Bishop Stang High School exists to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in pupils of Bishop Stang High School. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our Name <ul><li>Our chapter is named after Sr. Teresa Trayers, SND, the last Sister of Notre Dame to staff our school. </li></ul><ul><li>Sister served our school for 24 years until her retirement in 1998. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What do we do? <ul><li>The National Honor Society is primarily a service organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Each chapter and each member is responsible for completing a service requirement. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter Dedication and Patron <ul><li>The Chapter is dedicated to the Virgin Mary under her title Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom... </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter Dedication and Patron <ul><li>… members are urged to turn to her in prayer and imitate her virtues. </li></ul>
  7. 7. We are proud of our history…
  8. 8. We are proud of our history…
  9. 9. Service
  10. 10. In our school
  11. 11. Care and maintenance of the Chapel of the Annunciation <ul><li>Through weekly cleaning by our officers and members… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Care and maintenance of the Chapel of the Annunciation <ul><li>Through providing the flowers and decorating for the Christmas and Easter Seasons… </li></ul>
  13. 13. Care and maintenance of the Chapel of the Annunciation <ul><li>Through our celebration of the Solemnity of the Annunciation and the bestowal of an annual gift to the chapel… </li></ul>
  14. 14. Involvement in school activities <ul><li>Many of our members serve as student councilors, officers of the various classes or as volunteers at school events… </li></ul>
  15. 15. NHS Faculty/Staff Recognition Day <ul><li>Each year, on the feast of St. John Baptist de la Salle , patron saint of teachers, we honor our faculty for modeling the characteristics of NHS by… </li></ul>
  16. 16. NHS Faculty/Staff Recognition Day <ul><li>… providing a catered luncheon. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Guidance Dept. Recognition Day <ul><li>Each year, on the feast of Our Lady of Good Counsel , we honor our guidance counselors and staff by honoring them in a Prayer Service and treating them to a catered lunch. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tutoring <ul><li>Every year members of our chapter volunteer to tutor students… </li></ul>
  19. 19. In our community
  20. 20. Blood Drive <ul><li>Each year our chapter holds two annual blood drives… </li></ul>
  21. 21. Food Drives <ul><li>Every fall our chapter holds our annual Rock-a-thon Food Drive…. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Rock-a-thon Food Drive <ul><li>This year we collected 8,675 pounds of food to assist three area food pantries… </li></ul>
  23. 23. Veteran’s Day Observance <ul><li>Each fall, we remember those who served our nation with prayer and song </li></ul><ul><li>Three years ago, we partnered with our Computers in the Community FIAT program and presented refurbished computers to the Veterans Transition House in New Bedford </li></ul>
  24. 24. Veteran’s Day Observance <ul><li>Two years ago, we held a very successful Household Linens Drive to benefit the Veterans Transition Home </li></ul>
  25. 25. Benefit Variety Show
  26. 26. Activities
  27. 27. Annual Activities <ul><li>Our activities include… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rock-a-thon Food Drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NHS Scholarship Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advent/Christmas Gathering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty/Staff Recognition Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance Dept. Recognition Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annunciation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Leadership Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Julie Billiart Day / SND Heritage Day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Induction Ceremony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feast of Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. NHS Scholarship Program
  29. 29. Advent / Christmas Gathering <ul><li>A social gathering for chapter members... </li></ul>
  30. 30. Members Meetings
  31. 31. Solemnity of the Annunciation
  32. 32. State Leadership Conference <ul><li>Each spring our junior officers attend the NHS State Leadership Conference at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester... </li></ul>
  33. 33. Annual Induction Ceremony <ul><li>Each year, on the Sunday following Mother’s Day, we induct new chapter members … </li></ul>
  34. 34. Induction of New Members
  35. 35. Feast of Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom <ul><li>Held on the 8 th of June this event involves the newly inducted sophomore members of the chapter. </li></ul><ul><li>They gather in the chapel for a service which ends with the election of their officers… </li></ul>
  36. 36. Feast of Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom
  37. 37. Awards
  38. 38. Everett Masters Award <ul><li>This award, granted by the NHS State Committee, was given to our advisor, Mr. Medeiros. </li></ul><ul><li>It honors his longstanding efforts on the part of NHS members and the work he had done in assisting local Catholic schools to create or resurrect NJHS chapters. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Students for a Hunger Free America Award <ul><li>For two years in a row, our chapter was honored by the Feinstein Center to End Hunger in America for having one of the top fifty food drives in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Each time, we were awarded $1,000 by the center for our efforts. </li></ul>
  40. 40. NHS Student of the Year Award <ul><li>For the first time in the spring of 2005 one of our members was selected as the NHS Student of the Year by the Massachusetts NHS State Committee </li></ul><ul><li>In the spring of 2008, one of our members was named as South Region winner for the state </li></ul>
  41. 41. Outstanding Chapter Award <ul><li>In May of 2007, and again in 2008, our chapter was honored by the Massachusetts NHS State Committee with an </li></ul><ul><li>“ Outstanding Chapter Award” </li></ul>
  42. 42. NHS School Projects over the last decade
  43. 43. Tree of Life <ul><li>Each fall, our chapter publishes the annual </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tree of Life” newsletter. </li></ul>
  44. 44. Restoration of the statue of the Sacred Heart
  45. 45. Chapel Lighting and Angels
  46. 46. Gift of New Lectern
  47. 47. Re-plating the Sanctuary Lamp Stand
  48. 48. Gift of Vestments, Processional Crosses, and other liturgical items
  49. 49. Reliquary Cabinet
  50. 50. St. Sebastian Shrine and Book of the Dead Stand
  51. 51. Easter Altar Hangings
  52. 52. Fall Ordinary Time Altar Hangings
  53. 53. “ Theo’s Work” Orphanage, Haiti
  54. 54. St. Philip’s Mission, Swaziland
  55. 55. Imaculee’s Visit Co-sponsored with the Student Council
  56. 56. Imaculee’s Visit
  57. 57. St. Joseph’s Table / Market Ministries Donation
  58. 58. St. Julie’s Day Service
  59. 59. St. Julie’s Day 2008
  60. 60. Establishing or Advising NJHS Chapters <ul><li>St. Francis Xavier School, Acushnet </li></ul><ul><li>St. Joseph’s School, Fairhaven </li></ul><ul><li>St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School, Hyannis </li></ul>
  61. 61. Graduate Members for life…

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