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     What is National Junior Honor Society?
     
    Established in 1929, the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is one of  the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character, and Citizenship. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1929.

    Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in activities of the NHS (High School) and NJHS (Middle School). NHS and NJHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. Territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

    (Taken from www.nhs.us. Accessed 12/10/11)
     
    Updated September 14, 2021

    Thank you for your interest in joining NJHS.  You will need to complete the following steps in order to be considered for induction into NJHS. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Mrs. Andros  or Mrs. Barney.  

    1. Complete the NJHS Application.
    2. Complete the  Application essay.  
    3. Complete the Parent/Guardian Recommendation
    4. You must also provide four teacher recommendations for NJHS.  Recommendations must be filled out by two of your current core teachers (English, math, Science, and History) and two current elective teachers. Email teachers and POLITELY ask them to complete a recommendation form on your behalf. 
      1. Teachers please use this form

     

    Application Deadline is 4:00pm, Friday, 29 October, 2021

    • Students will be notified by Friday, November 12 and the Induction Ceremony, for students selected at the end of last year and those selected this round, will occur the following Friday, November 19th. 

     

    Thank you for your interest in NJHS. Please remember that students need to maintain a GPA of 3.50 and perform 10 hours of community service while members of the NJHS. You will be asked to provide an electronic signature to show that you agree that all information is correct and that you agree to attend meetings and commit to community service.