National Junior Honor Society

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INTRODUCING OFMS
National Junior Honor Society
Advisers: Mrs. Steig & Mr. Bowerman
WHAT IS NATIONAL JUNIOR
HONOR SOCIETY?
Is a national organization
designed to provide 7 th
and 8 th grade students
who excel in school and
community the
opportunity to reach
higher goals and perhaps
even change the world!
NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIET Y
INCLUDES:
Character - Demonstrates the highest
standards of honesty and reliability; shows
courtesy, concern and respect for others;
observes instructions and rules, punctuality
and loyalty both in and out of the classroom.
Scholarship: Demonstrates
highest standards of
academic excellence.
LEADERSHIP
Leadership - Students exercise
influence on peers in
upholding school ideals;
contributes ideas that
improve the civic life of the
school; exemplified
positive attitudes and inspires
positive behavior in
others; demonstrates
academic initiative and
responsibility.
CITIZENSHIP
 Citizenship - Student
involvement in civic
activities. Students
demonstrate
participation and
responsibility through
their involvement in
activities such as
scouting, community
organizations or school
activities.
COMMUNIT Y SERVICE
Service - Service consists of a student’s
selfless and consistent involvement and
voluntary commitment of time and energy to a
program outside of the school day
that benefits a community/non-profit
organization.
AWESOME COMMUNITY
SERVICE PROJECTS
Minimum of 10 hours
Awards for top 2 students with the most
community service hours
Distribute logs in the fall - Due by May 1 st
2015
EXECUTIVE BOARD
NJHS members will conduct a vote for
their Executive Board:
President
Vice-President
Secretary
Public Relations Officer
Community Service Officer
BYLAWS
Members of the NJHS must meet membership criteria which may
include Honor Roll 3.5 GPA status and/or demonstrated success
in the areas of character, citizenship, leadership and ser vice to
your school and community.
7 th and 8 th Graders who meet the NJHS Standards of Excellence
as determined by the Faculty Council will be invited to become
members of the NJHS in the fall of 2014.
FALL INDUCTION CEREMONY
& SPRING HONORS NIGHT
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Mr. Tom Kidd
Spring Honors/Service Project Night:
Date to be determined.
PEER TUTORING
NJHS would like to run a peer tutoring program next year to
suppor t students throughout the school who may need extra help
in one or more of their classes. NJHS members who register as
tutors will be paired with a 6 th or 7 th grade student who they feel
ver y comfor table with and one that needs/wants extra help in
one or more classes. Tutoring may take place during study hall
time and/or af ter school depending on the tutors af ter school
activities.
NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIET Y
PREPARES YOU FOR SUCCESS & IT’S FUN
Fun with Friends
College Visits
 Looks Great on a Resume
 Volunteer at the OES/FES
 AWESOME for Guys & Girls
 Express Your Individuality
 Change the World!

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