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    SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY

    (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica)

     

     

    MISSION

    The Spanish Honor Society is a service-based organization comprised of members who share a love for Spanish. Our goal is to promote and celebrate the Spanish language and richness of Spanish and Latin cultures through interactive projects and activities in school. We also participate in activities created by our Student Government to support our school and local community. 

     

    SPONSOR

    Mrs. Martinez-Raposo

    Room 612

    Email: jenny.martinez-raposo@browardschools.com

     

    CURRENT OFFICERS

    President: Joelys Perez                                   Historian: Ariadna Nava

    Vice President: Julia Fendell                          Service Hours Coordinator: Melina McDonald

    Secretary: Michael McFarlin                          Social Media Coordinator: Ashley Prager

    Treasurer: Kristen Passley                              ICC Rep: Gabrielle Prager

                                                                            Representative: Tatiana Johnson

                                         

    IMPORTANT CLUB INFORMATION

    MEETING DATES: Members will meet once a month for approximately 20 minutes, during which time we will discuss upcoming activities and events. We will meet every 3rd Tuesday (Time and place TBD). Returning members will receive a text through Remind or will see an announcement on our Instagram or Canvas SHS course. New members will receive information through their Spanish 3/4/AP/DE courses.

     

    REMINDERS and INFORMATION: Members can stay up to date with club activities, events and submission deadlines by…

    • checking our Bulletin Board: located in the 600’s hallway, next to room 622
    • signing up for Remind messages: Text @SHScshs to 81010
    • following our Instagram sites: @Colt_SHS

    *Canvas enrollment will be provided upon membership acceptance

     

    PARTICIPATION: All members must earn a certain number of club hours by the end of April. Our newest members who meet the requirements will be officially inducted and our seniors will receive an honor cord to wear at graduation. Members earn these hours by attending meetings and participating in club events and school activities for each year of participation until graduation.

     

    DUES: Members will be asked to submit a $15 dues payment online (go to CSHS website – Online Payments). These funds are used to pay for club t-shirts, club activities/supplies, induction ceremony costs, senior cords, fiestas and donations to worthy causes.

     

     

    EVENTS/ACTIVITIES

    Members will be provided with a variety of opportunities to participate in club activities and events in order to earn their club hours. But they will be expected to meet certain requirements which will be explained at our first meeting in September. Requirements will consist of participation in the following categories…

    • Meetings: These are quick get-togethers in order to communicate information.
    • Spanish-related activities: These are activities our officers elaborate for members based on interest or member requests (ie. Hispanic Heritage Month activities, Spanish tutoring, Spanish dancing lessons, selling Spanish pastries, local gatherings, trivia activities, scavenger hunts, conversational events, holiday activities, etc.)
    • CSHS Activities: These are activities our Student Government establishes for all clubs (ie. Thanksgiving baskets, Dance Marathon, Sidewalk painting, drives/donations, etc.)
    • Donations: Collection of goods or supplies to support our local Hispanic community
    • Submissions: Students will have opportunities to submit artwork, projects, posters, etc. (ie. Hispanic Heritage Month posters, making piñatas, t-shirt designs…)

     

     

    CRITERIA FOR JOINING

    To be eligible to join, students must…

    1. be currently enrolled in Spanish 3, Spanish Speakers 3, Spanish 4, AP Spanish Language,  AP Spanish Literature, or Dual Enrollment Spanish 1/2
    2. have attained an A or B average in previous Spanish courses.
    3. have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    4. submit a completed application to Mrs. Martinez-Raposo

     

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