NHS Application for 2015 Requirement Sheet First Name:_____________________________ Middle Name:______________ Last Name:_______________________ Homeroom Teacher_______________________ Grade__________ In order to be considered for membership in NHS, you must complete and return the following 5 documents that are included in the application packet by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2015 in room 108! No late applications will be accepted after 3:00 p.m. a) NHS Requirement Sheet— clearly print your name and include your Home Room teacher’s name at the top of this sheet. b) Essay—remember your essay must be typed on one sheet of paper--no less than one side of the paper and no more than both sides of one paper. c) Activity Report—a completed report must have your coach/advisor/sponsor’s signature and include at least two extracurricular activities. d) Service Report—a completed report must have your adult sponsor or supervisor’s signature and the name and address for where you completed your service work. It would be helpful to include a phone number on your report as well. e) Signature Sheet—a completed sheet must have a parent/guardian signature to verify the application information is correct. ESSAY REQUIREMENTS: Please type a one page paper that is double spaced and no more than one page of paper front and back in response to one of the four prompts listed below. Attach your essay to this application. Make sure that your essay includes an introductory paragraph, two or three paragraphs that answer the questions listed for the prompt you have selected and a paragraph that summarizes your ideas! Please list the prompt number (#1-4) at the top of your essay. Be aware that an “inferior” essay may negatively affect your application status! 1. Do you have any particular cultural works that hold a deep meaning for you (books, films, music, theatre, painting, etc.), and how were you affected by them? 2. What events, activities and inner conditions have given you the most satisfaction and joy? Which of those events have had the most meaning and significance for you? 3. Are there any values and/or ideals, which you hold firmly as a result of your own experience? How do you express these in your life? How do you fail to express them? 4. What is your perception of education? How do you think you learn best? If you have any questions about the contents of the application packet or questions about information for the Service Report or the Activity Report due on Friday, October 23, 2015 , please see Ms. Shoben in room 108 before your application package is submitted. TIMELINE OF EVENTS: Note: Please keep this timeline for your records so that you are aware of the correct dates for each of the NHS events listed below: Application Due Date: Friday, October 23, 2015 Applicant Names and Requirements Posted in Room 108: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Student Acceptance/Rejection Notification Date: Friday, November 6, 2015 Membership dues and NHS pin fee ($38.00) due by Thursday, November 12, 2015 NHS Induction Ceremony: Friday, December 4, 2015 Remember that all new inductees are required to participate in the Induction Ceremony held in our auditorium and that parents (guardians) as well as grandparents are invited to attend.