Ralston Valley Chapter
Invitations to Apply have been distributed!
Applicants must be a sophomore or junior with a weighed GPA of 3.6+ and have a heart for service.
Applications are due to Mrs. Reid or Mrs. Rosenthal by 3:10pm on Friday March 6th. Late applications will not be accepted.
Current NHS members will be available to answer questions about NHS, to help create/format your résumé, and to give feedback/ proofread your application essay on: Tuesday, February 25th and Thursday, February 27th from 8:30-9am in S1119.
You must have 20 hours logged by midnight on Friday December 20th.
YOU MUST LOG 40 hours (20 school/20 community) by midnight on Sunday April 19, 2020.
NO late hours will be accepted.
Meeting Dates: Second Tuesdays 7:30 - 8am in Auditorium, unless otherwise noted
March 10* location: Small Gym
May 5* 7:30-8:30am Sophomores and Juniors Only
The members of the National Honor Society are selected from the junior and senior classes using criteria based on scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Students who wish to be members of this prestigious organization must show a dedication to community service, leadership in school organizations, and exemplary character. Applicants qualify in the fall of their junior year by having a specified GPA of 3.65. National Honor Society members organize a variety of activities in order to raise funds for their various projects which benefit the school and the community.
Scholarship: Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 91.25 percent, 3.65 (on a 4.0 scale) meet the scholarship requirement for membership. These students are then eligible for consideration on the basis of service, leadership, and character.
Service: This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit.
Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, dependable, and persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.
Character: The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintains a good and clean lifestyle.