• The Michael J. Petrides High School

    National Honor Society

                                                                                                                               Joanne Buckheit, Principal


    Membership in The Michael J. Petrides National Honor Society is a great honor bestowed upon high school students. Selection for membership is conducted by a Faculty Council and is based on outstanding scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship. Once selected, members have the responsibility to continue to demonstrate these qualities.


    The candidate must be a member of the Class of 2017, 2018 or 2019 (current year freshman, sophomores and juniors).The candidate must have and maintain a cumulative scholastic average of at least 90 percent.

    The candidate must demonstrate and maintain service, which is defined by “the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive courteous, and enthusiastic spirit.”

    • The candidate must demonstrate and maintain leadership qualities, one who  “demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities, inspires positive behavior in others, and is willing to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school attitude.”
    • The candidate must hold and maintain good character, one who “upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintains a good and clean lifestyle.”
    • The candidate must demonstrate and maintain good citizenship, one who “understands the importance of civic involvement, has a high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy, and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.”
    • The candidate must complete 15 hours of tutoring (in school) and 15 hours of community service before November 7, 2017.  (Documented forms required)
    • The candidate must write a 350-word essay in which they illustrate how they have demonstrated the qualities of leadership and character and why they want to obtain membership in the society.
    • The candidate must obtain the signatures of two teachers who can testify to their good character.
    • All candidates must pay dues ($40) each year they are an active member
    • If selected to the National Honor Society, inductees must attend all meetings.
    • The candidate’s official high school transcript will be obtained from Ms. Troost in order to validate eligibility. Please do not apply if you are below GPA of 90%.


    Applications and forms for membership in the M. J. Petrides High School National Honor Society are available from Ms. Salem in Room B57 or click the link

    NHS Application

    Completed applications and forms are due Wednesday, November 8, 2017.  Late applications will not be considered.




    High School Supply List 

    Each high school student schedule is unique based on student requests and needs. Therefore there is not a generic supply list created before the first day of school. Each subject teacher will give a list of supplies needed during the first week of school.

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    All of our teams are looking for participants. If your child is interested in joining a team, have them speak to the coach. All sports require a medical and parental consent as well as a tryout. 

    Students should see Mr. Duffy for more details.




    Varsity Boys Bowling


    Mr. Gagliano

    Varsity Girls Bowling


    Ms. Perry

    Varsity Boys/Girls Cross Country


    Mr. Lezoli

    Varsity Boys Football


    Mr. Olah

    Junior Varsity Football


    Mr. Ottaviano

    Varsity Boys Fencing


    Mr. Cucuzza

    Varsity Girls Golf

    Mr. Lanigan

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Mr. DelRe

    Varsity Girls Soccer

    Ms. Caccese

    Varsity Girls Swimming

    Ms. Smith

    Varsity Girls Volleyball

    Ms. Dalton




    Parents should contact Mr. Doctor for Pupil Path information. adoctor2@schools.nyc.gov 





    National Honor Society

     School Tutoring Service


    All grades in all subject areas.


    Monday 8:00 - 8:20 High School Student Support Center - C130
    Tuesday       2:20 - 3:00   

    Student Learning Center

    Wednesday    8:00 - 8:20   

    High School Student Support Center - C130

    Thursday    8:00 - 8:20

    High School Student Support Center - C130

    Friday 8:00 - 8:20

    High School Student Support Center - C130



    Registrants will be matched to NHS tutors according to subject area and availability.



    High School Student Support Center


    Students in need of additional academic support can visit our new Student Support Center. During lunch or a free period students can visit B130 to utilize a computer for school work or seek assistance from one of our available teachers. This is a wonderful opportunity for students who seek additional help in any of their subjects.