Q: I’m a freshman; may I apply for CSF membership? A: Not yet. Freshman grades to not count towards CSF membership points. You may apply after your first semester sophomore grades have been posted.
Q: I’m a sophomore; may I apply for CSF membership? A: Yes, but only once Fall semester grades have been posted. Membership applications are due twice per year.
Q: Do I have to re-apply for membership each semester? A: Yes. Every time semester grades are posted, students must re-apply.
Q: Is CSF membership retroactive? A: Yes. You may apply for membership using previous semester grades. Freshman year grades do not count.
Q: When are applications due? Where do I turn them in? A: Applications are due twice per year to Ms. Ziani in Room W-114 by 3:15pm. Once in August/September and again in January/February. Details will be announced and may be found on this site.
Q: What is the time commitment to join CSF? A: Only the time it takes to complete the short application. Plus, the time it takes to join a Facebook page to stay current on CSF events, scholarships and awards.
Q: I’m applying for several previous semesters. Do I have to complete an application sheet for EACH semester? A: Yes. But one comprehensive transcript verifying all your grades is acceptable.
Q: What are some acceptable forms of grade verification documentation? A: Acceptable documents include: report card photocopies or unofficial transcripts.
Q: Who is a Sealbearer / Lifetime Member? A: A CSF member for all 5 eligible semesters of high school.
Q: What are the advantages of being a Sealbearer / Lifetime Member? A: A golden CSF seal will be added to the student’s diploma and special notation of lifetime CSF affiliation added to the official transcript. Also, sealbearer/lifetime members are eligible for possible selection to the lucrative and prestigious Seymour Award.
Q: What is the Seymour Award?
A: A prestigious award for lifetime CSF seniors. 2 seniors are recommended for the application process by the CSF advisor.
Q: I missed the informational meeting. Was attendance required in order to apply for CSF?
A: No. The informational meetings are not required for membership. Only a completed CSF application submitted by the deadline is necessary.
Q: How can I join the HHS-CSF Facebook group page ? A: Just ask to become a member of our Facebook page. However, you must be an HHS CSF member, and parent/guardian of the CSF member or an HHS staff member.
Q: I have more questions, who is the CSF advisor and how may they be contacted? A: Madame Ziani, room W-114, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Where can I find additional information about CSF? A: On the official website via the link above.