HS NHS (National Honor Society)

 


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2016 NHS Members

When do we meet? – On an “as needed” basis

Where do we meet? – Mrs. Blakemore’s room

What time do we meet? – Before school and during advisory

How do you join? – Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply after the first semester of their sophomore year. Mrs. Blakemore contacts all eligible students.

What is NHS all about? – The purpose of NHS is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; and to develop character in the students. The NHS chapter has held canned food drives, held fund raisers for organizations like the Rainbow House and the Leukemia Society. NHS also hosts the reception for the Top Dawg ceremony and bi-annual blood drives.

To learn more about National Honor Society please visit the NHS website.

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