The objectives and purposes of this club shall be to bring together socially and fraternally, men and women who are graduates of Nutley High School, parents of students attending Nutley Schools and all sports minded citizens; to provide an incentive for participation in the field of athletics and associated activities; Sponsoring an annual dinner for Varsity participants; To foster cooperation among citizens, officials and organizations of the Township of Nutley.
Third Half Club Major Accomplishments
▪ Made cash donations to:
▪ Nutley Boys Varsity Soccer Program
▪ Nutley Wrestling Booster Club
▪ Nutley Softball
▪ Nutley Lacrosse Club
▪ Sent Boy’s Basketball team to summer camp
▪ Sponsored Little League team in Nutley East Little League
▪ Awarded $8,000 in scholarships to four graduating seniors.
Since inception, the Third Half Club Scholarship Program has awarded 120 student-athletes $123,000 in scholarships.
The club has purchased 65 Championship Banners over the years which are hung in the NHS gymnasium.
▪ Sponsored the John H. Walker Elementary School Basketball Tournament. This tournament was established in 1990 to promote friendly competition and school pride. The tournament, in its twelfth year, was renamed after long time club member and friend John Walker, who passed away the prior year.
▪ Sponsored the Senior Sports Awards Dinner honoring 130 graduating Student athletes and band members.
▪ Established the Nutley High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988. The inductees include 90 Nutley High School athletes who have gained recognition on the playing fields, five coaches, two teams and one reporter.
Published the Official Program sold at all Nutley High School football games since 1942.