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What is the Black and Gold Club?

The Black and Gold Club was originally founded in the spring of 1965. It was organized by a group of interested parents and citizens of Nanuet with the intention of supporting the school, the student athletes and the community.

 

This mission continues today and the club is always looking for new ideas and people who are willing to help. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month and everyone is welcome to attend.

What We Do

  • Encourage community interest in Nanuet athletes.

  • Vitalize school spirit and passion for our athletic teams.

  • Hold 3 seasonal recognition award banquets a year for all varsity athletic teams.

  • Provide annual scholarships for college bound student athletes.

  • Participate in community events like the Penguin Plunge and Jawonio Bowl-a-thon.

  • Using our online social media platform, we promote team and athlete recognition! As well as our sponsors!

  • Supporting individual teams with financial assistance, to help support their fundraising efforts. 

  • Promote school spirit with our merchandise and banners around campus. 

  • Working with the student High School Club VAASA (varsity athletes against substance abuse).

Little bit of history...

  • 1st Brown Jug Game - 1961

  • 1st Touchdown Club dinner - 1964

  • 1st Sports Journal - 1965

  • 1st Athletic Banquet - May 26, 1965

  • 1st Black and Gold Scholarship Winners - 1966

  • 1st Nanuet Relays sponsored by the Nanuet Black & Gold Club - 1968​

 

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Athletic Accomplishments

We are compiling the accomplishments of the teams and sports and will continue to update this space

  • 1974 Boys Cross Country NYS Federation Champions     

  • 1989 Varsity Football Team - Undefeated-Untied Unscored Upon

  • 1989 Girls Cross Country New York State Champions

  • 1990 Girls Cross Country New York State Champions 

  • 2008 - 2009 Girls Varsity Basketball Class B NY State Federation Champions 

  • 93 Honored as Journal News Scholar Athletes of the Week

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Club Accomplishments...

  • 2023 Sponsored a team to participate in the Jawonio Bowl-a-thon fundraiser ! (Placed 3rd!)

  • 2023 Collaborated with VAASA to create a Nanuet Golden Knights Polar Plunge Team

  • 2023 Established the Mike and Karen Achille Memorial Award

  • 2022 Faculty vs Faculty Basketball Game combined with VAASA halftime fun!

  • 2022 Established the Black and Gold Spirit Award

  • 2021 9/11 Educational Foundation donation

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