• best buddies
    Welcome to Best Buddies
    Advisors: Ms. Kelly O'Keefe & Mrs. Erin Carney

    Best Buddies in an international organization created to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    Who can join?
    Any high school student in good standing (see Student/Parent Handbook for definition of good standing)
    Is there a fee to participate?
    $20 activity fee is required.
    What is the time commitment?
    One to two meetings per month and some weekday/weekend activities and events
    Meetings will usually take place in the Art Room.  There will be signs and announcements to let you know of our dates. Please see notes below on required forms and website registration.
    Forms and Website:
    Every student must complete the required activities/hazing form and turn it in to one of the advisors to participate in the club.  Students must also submit a $20 activities fee.  Please submit payment to Ms. O'Keefe or Mrs. Carney (checks should be made out to NHS).

    Finally, all students who participate in Best Buddies at the high school level must register with our chapter of Best Buddies Online.  Go to https://www.bestbuddiesonline.org/Default.aspx and select the tab that says Membership Application to get started! 

    Remind is a group messaging app that allows updates for Best Buddies to be sent directly to your phone. You can have messages be received as texts or emails. I strongly encourage both you and your parents to sign up for this so you can be aware of everything happening in Best Buddies.

    To sign up enter the number 


    And text the message


    Faculty Advisors:
    Kelly O'Keefe, S-206B
    Erin Carney, Art Room