National Honor Society

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National Honor Society
Information for new
NHS Members
Sign in.
•Take a Handbook and initial
under the “received” column.
•Take a calendar of NHS dates.
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Induction of Absent Members
Please come forward to recite the
NHS oath:
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Raise your right hand and repeat after me:
I pledge myself to uphold
the high purposes of the National Honor Society
to which I have been selected;
I will be true to the principles for which it stands;
I will be loyal to my school;
And will maintain and encourage
high standards of scholarship,
service, leadership, and character.
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The purpose of this meeting is
familiarize the new members with
the policies, procedures and
expectations of the National
Honor Society.
Introduction of sponsors and
officers
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Service Obligations
•Each semester you must earn at
least 14 individual points.
•1 pt = ½ hour of service
•Individual service must be
documented on the service
record and signed. Forms are
kept in a drawer on the shelf in Mrs.
Malik’s room.
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Service Obligations
•Each semester you must earn at
least 14 individual points.
•1 pt = ½ hour of service
•Individual service must be
documented on the service
record and signed. Forms are
kept in a drawer on the shelf in Mrs.
Malik’s room.
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•Each semester you must earn at least 8
chapter points.
•1 pt = ½ hour of service
•Adopt-a-Highway is our major chapter
project and is held the Saturday after the
monthly meeting.
•You must have a signed permission
slip which are located in Mrs. Malik’s
room.
•Other service opportunities are offered
on a monthly basis.
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Sign-up Sheets
•Sign up sheets are located under the
NHS banner by Mrs. Malik’s door.
•When you sign up for an activity, you
have made a commitment to be there.
If an emergency happens and you
cannot make it, you must find
someone else to take your place. If
you don’t, the points you would’ve
earned may be deducted from your
current points total.
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•Points are due near the end of the
semester.
•See the calendar for the specific date
and time.
•Students that do not turn in the points on
time will be placed on probation and 4
penalty points are added.
•Failure to complete the points at this time
will result in a dismissal hearing.
•Seniors who have not completed and
submitted the required spring points on
time will NOT wear the NHS stole at
graduation.
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Membership Guidelines
When you were inducted you
took an oath to maintain high
standards of scholarship,
leadership, service and
character. You are a role model
for the school.
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Demerits and Dismissal
•Any member that falls below the
standards of scholarship, leadership,
character or service may be
dismissed from the Communications
Arts chapter of the NHS.
•A member is expected to maintain an
active role in service and leadership
to the school and community.
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Demerits
•Missing a meeting without an
acceptable a excuse= 1 demerit.
•Late Service Points= 1 demerit.
•An “N”= 1 demerit.
•Each “U”= 2 demerits.
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Demerit Consequences
•1st demerit = warning letter
•2nd = probation
•3rd = dismissal
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•Failing a class results in a dismissal
hearing.
•Violation of criminal law or school
regulations may result in immediate
dismissal without warning or
probation.
•These include, but are not limited to:
DWI, stealing, cheating, truancy,
destruction of property, possession,
selling or being under the influence of
drugs or alcohol at school or a schoolrelated function.
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Dismissals
•The member receives a hearing or
dismissal letter.
•The Faculty Council meets with
pertinent individuals to decide if there
are grounds for dismissal.
•At the hearing, the member shall
have the opportunity to present
his/her defense.
•A letter stating the Council’s decision
is sent to the member.
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Other Information
•Officers are elected in April or May for
the following year. An application must
be completed.
•Dues=Each member shall pay dues in
the amount of $8.00.
•Each new member must complete and
turn in the Bylaws and Handbook
Acknowledgement before the January
meeting. (Read it.)
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•The NHS bulletin board with signup sheets is located outside the
Mentorship lab wall.
•All NHS forms are picked up AND
returned to the drawers on the shelf
in Mrs. Malik’s room.
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