National Junior Honor Society
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James Wiltshire

Danielle Evans

Candace Cox

Tabitha Green

David Rice

 NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS REQUIREMENTS

Membership Criteria:

    Scholarship: 95% average

    Service: Volunteer service conducted by the student without compensation

    Leadership: Leadership experience from school and community can be considered

    Character: Positive character qualities including honesty, respect, courtesy, etc.

    Citizenship: Civic involvement and demonstration of civic values such as freedom, democracy and justice.

GRADE POINT AVERAGE "GPA"

    Students may not receive a failing grade in any subject in any on the report card

Discipline

    Students who have been suspended may not be admitted to the NJHS Membership will be revoked from students who have been suspended in or out of school while in the NJHS
    Students who have received three or more ALC days during the three consecutive quarters will not be admitted to the NJHS
    Membership will be revoked from students who receive ALC two or more times in a school year .

CHARACTER

    Students caught cheating in the year of admittance will not be admitted to the NJHS
    Membership will be revoked from students caught cheating
    Students must be respectful to teachers, administrators and students
    Significant teacher concerns regarding a student’s character will be taken into consideration by the committee
    All input on a student’s character must be documented and forwarded to the committee for review.

SCHOOL ACTIVITY

    Applicants must participate in one (1) school related activity. This activity does not have to be a sport.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

    8 hours of community service activity is required.
    Students may meet their requirement by volunteering at a school event.
    Students may also complete their community service requirement through a legitimate charitable organization, for example, American Cancer Society, Ronald McDonald House, etc.

Forms will be distributed to students to be filled out by the the responsible party

    Paid activities are not acceptable – ex. babysitting, tutoring, etc.

TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

    Teacher recommendation forms will be distributed to the teachers of each applicant. They are to be filled out and returned to the committee. Every single one of the child’s teachers will receive this recommendation sheet for review.
    The contents of teacher recommendations will not be shared with parents and students.

 ***Applications must be on time. Late applications will not be accepted. Responsibility is important for each applicant.