First HOSA Meeting

9/3/13

Welcome new members!

Welcome back old members!

Please sign-in in the front.

If you forgot to sign in before, please sign-in on your way out.


Include a preferred method for communication; we will be sending out updates and specifically today the survival guide, applications, and the survey. So, if you like email, list your email. We will post on Facebook as well!

Your 2013-2014 Officers

President: Shiva Nagireddy

Vice President: Chandana Tatineni

Secretary: Shebani Patel

Treasurer: Rachana Mallavarapu

Historian: Diana Rodriguez

Reporter: Harshini Muppidi

Public Relations: Jamie-Lynn Francis

What is HOSA?

A medical oriented club where you get to compete in medical oriented subjects and volunteer at local events and nursing homes.



NATIONAL HOSA WEBSITE: http://hosa.org/

TEXAS HOSA WEBSITE: http://www.texashosa.org/

DID YOU KNOW THERE ARE 2 HOSA CHAPTERS IN CHS?

  • 9th and 10th graders = CHS JUNIOR HOSA Chapter
Advisor: Ms. Kim Davis



  • 11th and 12th graders +CHS SENIOR HOSA Chapter
Advisor: Ms. Debra Johnson



These are the "OFFICAL" chapters. Even though we have two chapters. we will still have the same facebook page and meetings for all grades.


COMPETITIONS

You can view the different type of events on the HOSA NATIONAL WEBSITE. This week we will put up an excel spread sheet where you guys can sign up for the event you want. But, its first come, first serve because there can only be one person/group that can compete for each event.

  • Some events are online-testing, and that is in December
  • For some events, you go to Area Competitions in February at Richardson High School.
  • If you advance in online testing or in Area, you go to State Competitions at San Antonio.
  • If you advance at State, you go to Nationals at Orlando.

VOLUNTEERING

  • American Heart Association Walk
  • Dallas White Rock Marathon
  • Relay for Life
  • Sandy Lake Rehab Center
  • Elmcroft Assisted Living


MEETINGS WILL BE EVERY TUESDAY!

Morning meetings at 7:50 am; hosted by Shebani P., Harshini M. and Diana R.


Afterschool meetings at 4:00 pm; hosted by Shiva N., Chandana T., and Rachana M.





Guest Speakers

We are trying to get guest speakers that are oriented in the medical professions to come and talk to us. They range from different types of doctors.


Dues:

  • The dues are $50 and will be due by the second meeting.


Club Shirts

  • We have T-shirts: $15
  • Sweatshirt: $20
  • Hoodie: $25


You can sign-up for these at the second meeting. They are not mandatory, but we highly recommend you to get one. :)


HOSA Outfit

When you compete at Area, State, and Nationals, you are required to have a HOSA uniform:



  • White shirt with a collar
  • Navy/Black Slacks/Skirt
  • Navy/Black Blazer
  • Navy/Black closed-toes shoes
  • HOSA scarf/tie
  • HOSA Emblem

  • We will hand out HOSA SURVIVAL GUIDES for this year at the next meeting.
  • If you are not yet in the COPPELL HOSA 2013-2014 facebook page, please talk to one of the offficers.

questions....??

LET'S HAVE A GREAT YEAR!