Welcome to the NJHS webpage!
Mrs. Guanci - Advisor
2020-21 NJHS Announcement - Posted 11/6/2020
National Honor Junior Society is starting with a new advisor, Ms Guanci, email@example.com.
- If you were inducted into NHSJ last year you need to go into the new NHJS google classroom and fill out your returning student application under classwork.
- If you are interested in being in this organization you can apply, forms are in the new NHJS google classroom under classwork.
- Being in NHJS is an honor and has volunteer and leadership requirements. Some of these volunteer hours will be school run and some volunteer hours students will need to seek out.
NJHS Google Classroom Link: https://classroom.google.com/c/MjE2NzM2MzQ0ODU2?cjc=qrx7bos
Vice President -
Assistant Treasurer -
Meetings are Tuesdays after school.
until 3:30 p.m.
REMOTE MEETINGS WILL BE TUESDAYS ALSO- TBA.
Google classroom will be used to communicate
meetings or last minute notifications to members.
Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will be available soon.
National Junior Honor Society
The purpose of the National Junior Honor Society shall be to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, to develop character, and to encourage good citizenship in students.
Seventh and Eighth Grade students with a 3.6 or above grade point average in the 1st trimester of the current school year are eligible to apply for membership. Students must also maintain a 3.6 cumulative grade point average to remain as a member in “good standing.”
Application does not guarantee acceptance into the society. The applications will be reviewed by a faculty council which does not include the NJHS adviser. After the first trimester grades have been posted, the application will be available on the google classroom for NJHS/ NJHS website. Once accepted, there will be a formal induction ceremony in January.
Antioch Upper Grade School
National Junior Honor Society
National Honor Junior Society is starting with an new advisor, Ms Guanci, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you were inducted into NHSJ last year you need to go into the new NHJS google classroom and fill out your returning student application. If you are interested in being in this organization you can apply, forms are also in the new NHJS google classroom. Being in NHJS is an honor and has volunteer and leadership requirements. Some of these volunteer hours will be school run, some volunteer hours students will need to seek out. https://classroom.google.com/c/MjE2NzM2MzQ0ODU2?cjc=qrx7bos is the link for the google classroom.
The purpose of the National Junior Honor Society is enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, to develop character, and to encourage good citizenship in the students of secondary schools. Eligible students may apply for membership by filling out google classroom application Eligible students are in 7th or 8th Grade and have a grade point average of 3.6 or above in the 1st trimester of the current school year. Students must also maintain a 3.6 cumulative grade point average to remain as a member in good standing as well as participate in the required meetings and volunteer activities. Application does not guarantee acceptance into the society. The applications will be reviewed by a faculty council (which does NOT include the NJHS advisor). Members of NJHS are expected to exhibit enthusiasm for scholarship as well as exhibit the following qualities:
The student who exercises leadership:
*is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions
*demonstrates leadership in promoting school activities
*exercises influence on peers in upholding school ideals
*contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school
*is able to delegate responsibilities
*exemplifies positive attitudes
*inspires positive behavior in others
*demonstrates academic initiative
*successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility, conducting business efficiently and effectively, and without prodding, demonstrates reliability and dependability
*demonstrates leadership in the classroom and in school or community activities
*is thoroughly dependable in any responsibility accepted.
The student of character:
*takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously
*consistently exemplifies desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, and stability)
*upholds principles of morality and ethics
*cooperates by complying with school regulations concerning property, programs, office, halls, etc.
*demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and reliability
*shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others
*observes instructions, rules, punctuality, and faithfulness, both inside and outside the classroom
*has powers of concentration and sustained attention as shown by perseverance and application to studies
*manifests truthfulness in acknowledging obedience to rules, avoiding cheating in written work, and showing unwillingness to profit by the mistakes of others
*actively helps to rid the school of bad influences or environment.
The student who serves:
*is willing to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school attitude
*participates in some outside activity such as Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups; volunteers of the aged, ill, poor, or disadvantaged; family duties
*volunteers dependable and well-organized assistance, is gladly available, and is willing to sacrifice to offer assistance
*works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities
*cheerfully and enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school
*is willing to represent the class or school in interclass and interscholastic competition
*does committee and staff work uncomplainingly
*shows courtesy by assisting teachers, visitors, and students.
The student who demonstrates citizenship:
*understands the importance of civic involvement
*has a high regard for freedom, justice, and respect of the American form of government
*demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.