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National Junior Honor Society

Advisors: Ms. Donna Phillips
                Mrs. Rachel O'Boyle


About NJHS

National Junior Honor Society is a club for 8th graders only.  If by the end of 7th grade, you have an overall average from 6th and 7th grade that is at least a 94 you will receive a letter and the application in the mail the last week in August before your 8th grade begins.  You will need to fill out the application and hand it in the first week of school.  The application consists of writing ways you portray the IB Learner Traits, the clubs that you were a member of during 6th and/or 7th grade and community service that you had done in 6th and/or7th grade.  You must have either been a member of a club and did at least one community service OR two community service events. to be in NJHS.  Once the application has been reviewed, you will receive a letter if you have been accepted towards the end of September.  Once in the club, we do many different community service activities such as Read Across America, Thanksgiving baskets for families in need, holiday baskets for families in need, visit a nursing home, staff gold and white night and much more.

NJHS Requirements

In order to be accepted into NJHS, there are 2 requirements.
1) You need an overall average of at least a 94 for 6th and 7th grade

2) You need to have been a member of a school club in 6th and/or 7th grade (sports do NOT count) with one community service event OR have done two community service events while in middle school (this is different from the usual credentials due to the pandemic)

**Usually you will need to be a member of at least one club (sports do not count) AND have done at least one community service event**

 
Due to the pandemic, the quarters that we will be looking at for the overall average are quarters 1, 2, and 4 of 6th grade and all four quarters of 7th grade.  We will also not be looking at the wheel classes from 6th grade.  Thank you for your understanding with these adjustments.

 

Application Due Date Info

 Reminder: Applications for NJHS are due by Friday, September 17th by 3pm.  They need to be emailed to Mrs. O'Boyle at [email protected] and Ms. Phillips at [email protected].

Acceptance Letter and Dues/Shirt Forms

Membership Acceptance Letter         
         
Dues and Shirt Order Form
 
These forms will be posted once acceptance letters go out.  We first need to read all the applications that get turned in.  Thanks.

Meeting Dates 2021-2022

Meetings will be on the following Mondays at 7:15am in the auditorium, unless noted differently.  If you cannot attend, there will always be a makeup meeting over zoom later in the week.  The meeting dates are as follows:

September 27 
October 25 (at 7am) - MANDATORY
October 26 - inductions - please meet in the new cafeteria at 6pm
November 8
December 6
January 10
February 7
March 7
April 4
May 23



 

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