2014-2015

Announcements

  • Multi-NHS Social NHS, your Saturday night plans just got a whole lot better! Eden Prairie's NHS is hosting a social event this Saturday in their main gym from 5-6:30 for us and a few other groups in our area. There will be FOOD and GAMES  come to hangout with your friends and meet new people!To sign up, follow this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0849aba92ea3fc1-multinhs ALSO remember to bring donation items as described in the sign up genius!
    Posted Apr 14, 2015, 1:49 PM by Jefferson NHS
  • Simpson Drive Here is the link to for the Simpson drive teams and needed items! Last day to bring in items will be Friday, May 8. Donation box is located in NHS corner of MC. Let's make this great, NHS!https://docs.google.com/…/11wVwrhgjhUfWpyHJt75dfIqJUk…/edit… 
    Posted Apr 12, 2015, 9:21 AM by Jefferson NHS
  • Updates Since our meeting was canceled, we wanted to get some more information out to you guys before break starts! Our next meeting will be after school on Thursday, April 9th from 2:20 to 2:45.Some things to know before that:Variety show is COMING SOON and will be AWESOME this year. Please sign up and remind your talented friends to as well! This show is NHS's biggest fundraiser, so the more tickets sold, the better.A donation drive for the Simpson Shelter will start after break. Donation box is located in NHS corner of MC. The shelter needs specific toiletry and personal care items, and a point value has been assigned to each. Teams will be announced ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 6:58 PM by Jefferson NHS
  • DASH FOR DOCTORS- MULTI NHS 5K As many of you already know, we and a few other NHS groups in the metro area are hosting (for the very first time) a 5K this April to raise money for Doctors Without Borders! The race will be on Sunday, April 19 at 2pm at Normandale Lake here in Bloomington. Volunteering for the 5K WILL count as a service project, with NO limit on how many members can volunteer!You can participate in this event as either a volunteer or runner/walker (yes, free t-shirt). Join the event on FB here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1564133190524023/ Also be sure to follow the event on Twitter @NHS_5K and promote this event!The cost of running/walking is ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2015, 3:48 PM by Jefferson NHS
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NHS Requirements and Membership

Jefferson's National Honor Society invites incoming junior and senior students whose cumulative GPA is 3.667 or higher to apply for membership.  Candidates submit an application that outlines their leadership, service, and character, in addition to having teachers rate their impressions of students based on the four pillars of NHS, and tutoring abilities.  


Our Induction of New Members ceremony is held in the spring, and elections for the next year's officers soon after that in May.  In the next school year, NHS members have the opportunity to work on school-wide committees such as School Spirit, Variety Show, or Motivational Mondays, and are required to complete 30 hours of service, one service project and Academic Seminar tutoring as part of NHS's requirements for graduation as a member.  We are a group of high-achievers, academically speaking, but focused on what we can give back to the community around us, highlighting the NHS pillar of Service first and foremost.