SuccessFest

Taconic Hills is proud to host SuccessFest for the Second Year. A celebration of ideas on Saturday, March 9th 2019 from 9AM-1PM.

Workshops Listed at the Bottom of the Page. 

Register at the following link: https://goo.gl/aQbz6Y

The day is filled with events and activities intended for kids and adults.

* Fun for All Ages* Free Food & Admission* Demonstrations & Performances* Many vendors and local service providers

“Success is a team sport” - Simon Sinek

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:
Michael S. Johnston LLC | Northwest Lawn & Landscaping | Taconic Hills Booster Club 
Taconic Hills Faculty Association | Bank of Greene County | UPS

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SUCCESSFEST WORKSHOPS

Workshop Title

What you need to know about Vapes

Therapy Dogs: What you need to Know

Animate a Character

Simple Cooking for Kids

Board Games

Senior Research Projects

Open Gym

Cyber Safety and Cyberbullying

Got Game?

Prepare Yourself for a Law Enforcement Exam

Pathways to Your Future After High School

Parent Portal Tips & Tricks

Math...When am I Going To Use This?

Felting a Bunny

Zumba

Health for Mind, Body and Spirit

Oobleck

Fluffy Slime

Outdoor Fun with Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Sampler

NYSP K9 Bomb Disposal Unit

Coding Robots

Breakout EDU

Saint Patrick's Day Fresh Flower Arrangement

Naviance

Achieving School Improvement Goals

Make Your Own Mini Pizza

Hunting Dog Training

Rainy Day Art

Dog Shows/Showing Dogs in Conformation Class

8th Grade Parent Workshop

Invasive Species For Teens and Families

Workshop Description

An overview about vape products, the ingredients, (lack of) regulations, health concerns, nicotine addiction, and marketing.

What do therapy dogs do? How are therapy dogs different from a service animal or an emotional support animal? How can I train a dog to be a therapy Dog? What skills does a dog need in order to be a therapy dog? What are the testing requirements?

Participants will utilize Adobe Animator to animate a character to dance to music. This offering is intended for students in grades 7-12.

School aged students grades K-6 can learn to prepare simple healthful after school snacks, and how to help with meal preparation for the family. Children under the age of 12 will need to have an adult or teen sibling to assist them in the kitchen.

Students can participate in a variety of board games.

Come view a showcase of senior research projects on a large variety of topics. You'll be amazed at the students' hard work and determination.

Students can participate in a variety of active games and activities.

Cyber Safety and Cyber Bullying Prevention, Identification and Information - Presentation on Cyber Safety.

Many questions will be answered about our Athletic Programs for grades 7 - 12. What sports do we offer? How do I register my child? What expectations are there for the athlete, parent, and spectator? Is my child eligible to play at the college level? How can I become a coach or official?

Learn key ways to get the upper edge on preparing yourself for a law enforcement entry exam.

Come have a conversation with graduates of Taconic Hills about their career paths and how they got there. What classes should I take in preparation for college? What’s college life like and some tips for surviving? How did you choose your career path? These are just a few of the questions that will be answered. Bring your own questions?

SchoolTool is the Student Management System we use at Taconic Hills. The "Portal" allows parents/guardians to view their child's grades, marking period average, assignments, schedule, discipline referrals, daily and course attendance, and contact information. Emailing the teacher is a snap with Parent Portal. You'll be sent a copy of the email as well. The mobile app is now available so you can get notifications of any newly posted grades. Easy to set up and use.

Students and parents will use the TI-Nspire and data collectors to model real life applications using math, temperature probes, voltage readers, and motion detectors. Come play with some cool math toys.

As spring is around the corner, transform some sheep's wool into a felted bunny using warm water and soap.

Zumba is an exercise fitness program that involves dance and aerobic choreographed movements which include Latin, hip-hop, salsa, soca, merengue, African and Bollywood rhythms to energetic music. This class is appropriate for all levels and ages. Sneakers are the preferred footwear.

This workshop will consist of a short beginner's yoga sequence, followed by a healthy smoothie recipe and tasting, and a mindfulness activity to encourage a positive mindset.

Students will make the non-Newtonian substance Oobleck. A substance that acts like both a liquid and a solid. This offering is intended for students only.

Students will make fluffy slime. This offering is intended for students only.

Participants will explore several outdoor activities during the workshop that are typical to Girl Scouting.

Come and experience some typical activities at Girl Scout Meetings. Craft, Singing, and snack. Adults and Parents are welcome and encouraged to hear about the fun of volunteering with Girl Scouts.

Introduction of the NYSP K9 and Bomb Disposal Unit.

People of all ages can program our coding robots to play the xylophone, dance, execute a light show, navigate a maze, draw, write, perform tasks, and much more. Come to this session to learn coding, apply your creativity, and collaborate with others.

Breakout EDU incorporates real-world problem solving and collaboration among participants. These educational activities are similar to popular shopping mall attractions such as Mystery Rooms and Escape Rooms. Participants work together to solve a series of puzzles and tasks using clues, hints, and strategy.

Come join us to learn how to create a Saint Patrick's Day themed flower arrangement containing green mums and white daisies.

Beginning in March, Taconic Hills will be using the Naviance system in the Junior class. Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness solution that will help our district align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life. Join us as we give an overview of this new system and answer questions that you may have.

Taconic Hills Jr/Sr High School has been identified as needing Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) by the State Education Department. Please join us as Mr. Buhrmaster, Jr/Sr High School Principal, discusses what this means for the district and what measures will be put into place for improvement. This offering will include a question-answer session.

Make Your Own Mini Pizza with The Sylvia Center - Do you ever crave pizza at home but don't feel like ordering out? Come learn how to make mini pizzas so that the next time your craving hits, you'll know what to do. Selina, The Sylvia Center's Community Chef, will teach you basic knife skills and safety to make a simple sauce and prepare your pizza toppings. This is a hands on workshop for all ages and parents. Come hungry and ready to cook!

Michael Banyard will discuss hunting dogs. What types there are, how to train them, how to work and handle them properly, etc.

Parents and students will learn a variety of arts and crafts techniques to be used at home. Examples will include shaving cream paper marbling, bubble painting, salt painting, watercolor techniques.

A look at what goes on at an AKC dog show; Getting your dog ready for the show, What goes on in the ring, What is the Judge looking for.

Welcome to the World of High School! - This workshop is for the parents of current 8th graders. It's an orientation to high school. Topics covered include scheduling, graduation requirements, and diploma types.

An interactive learning experience led by 4-H teen leaders to educate the community on invasive species.

Sessions Offered

Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 2: 10:25-11:10

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Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 2: 10:25-11:10

Session 3: 11:30-12:15

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Session 3: 11:30-12:15

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Session 3: 11:30-12:15

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Session 3: 11:30-12:15

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Session 3: 11:30-12:15

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Session 2: 10:25-11:10

Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 3: 11:30-12:15

Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 2: 10:25-11:10

Session 3: 11:30-12:15

Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 2: 10:25-11:10

Session 3: 11:30-12:15

Session 3: 11:30-12:15

Session 1: 9:20-10:05

Session 2: 10:25-11:10