NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY
Sponsor: Mrs. Bruno
Purpose: The National Junior Honor Society is an organization established to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, to develop character, and to encourage citizenship.
Membership: Membership in the National Junior Honor Society is both an honor and a responsibility. Students selected for membership are expected to continue to demonstrate the qualities of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. All members will be required to give 15 hours of service to the community. New members will be inducted at a special ceremony held in May of each school year.
Selection of Members
: To be eligible for membership, the candidate must be in 7th or 8th grade. They must have been in attendance at the school the equivalent of one semester. Candidates must have a cumulative scholastic average of at least 90 percent from the beginning of the year in the following subjects: English, reading, math, history, science, and religion, at the time of selection. Candidates will then be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, character, and citizenship. No student should be eligible for membership if he/she has an overall conduct grade below a S (satisfactory).
Beginning in September, the National Junior Honor Society will begin after-school concession sales every Wednesday in the Cafeteria. All items are 50 cents and include Coke or candy items. Proceeds benefit the NJHS.