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    The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is an organization that recognizes not only academic achievement but other characteristics essential to citizens in a democracy. At East Middle School 7th or 8th grade students may become eligible for membership into the Honor Society. Students are expected to complete community service hours and be active volunteers in our school and community.

     

    One requirement for membership is scholastic eligibility. A cumulative GPA of 89% after three marking periods is necessary to be considered for NJHS. Although a student may earn Distinguished Honors or Honors throughout the year, honor roll is not a guaranteed acceptance into National Junior Honor Society.

     

    The second requirement for possible induction into NJHS is an evaluation by the Faculty Council on the student’s leadership, service, character, and citizenship. The following requirements will be considered:

     

    LEADERSHIP:

    • Demonstrates leadership in classroom and homeroom
    • Demonstrates leadership in promoting school activities
    • Contributes ideas which improve civic life of the school
    • Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility
    • Exerts leadership which positively influences others

    SERVICE:

    • Renders worthwhile service to the school
    • Does committee work
    • Represents school in inter-class and inter-school competition
    • Shows courtesy by assisting teachers, visitors, and students
    • Renders worthwhile service to the community

    CHARACTER:

    • Promptly meets individual pledges and responsibilities to school and teachers
    • Demonstrates highest standards of attitude toward honesty and reliability
    • Constantly demonstrates desirable qualities of personality (cheerfulness, friendliness, neatness, poise and stability)
    • Complies with school regulations (follows regulations concerning books, property, program, office, halls, and lockers)
    • Upholds principles of morality and ethics

    CITIZENSHIP:

    • Respects the local, state, and national forms of American government
    • Demonstrates civic involvement

     

    Membership in National Junior Honor Society is not a guaranteed right—it is an honor. Therefore, throughout the year students may want to focus on the above requirements and work toward a goal which will ultimately lead to possible induction into the National Junior Honor Society.