National Junior Honor Society
many students, being a part of the National Junior Honor Society is the
pinnacle of their achievements in school. The honor comes from both
public recognition of accomplishment, and personal commitment to
continued excellence. Because of this, there are qualifications for a
member. The society grants membership based on the student’s academic
achievement, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.
requirements are based on the student’s GPA. The student must maintain a
minimum grade point average of 3.3. Each semester, GPA’s are checked.
If a student’s GPA falls below the minimum, they will be on academic
prohibition for the next semester. If the GPA is raised to a 3.3 the
next semester, the student may rejoin. If the GPA remains below the
minimum, the student will not be able to rejoin until their GPA returns
to at least a 3.3.
Service is a very important part of being a National Junior Honor Society member.
is considered actions undertaken by the student on behalf of others
with no financial or material compensation. The eligible member must
complete a minimum of 8 service hours (4 hours for new members), and
participate in a Society organized event.
Sixth grade students are eligible for membership at the end of first semester.