Activities

National Honor Society

 

The Members of the 2018-19 National Honor Society are:

 

Officers                Positions

             Mason                President           
          Payton                Vice President
  Garrett                Treasurer
    Taylor                Secretary

 

Members

Noah
Cerissa
Miles
Caden
Parker


Selection Procedure

To be eligible for membership a candidate must be a member of the sophomore, junior or senior class. Candidates must have been in attendance at the school the equivalent of one semester.

Candidates must have a cumulative scholastic average of at least 89 percent or 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent standard of excellence. Candidates shall then be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character. No student is inducted simply because of a high academic average.


Leadership

The student who exercises leadership:

  • Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions.

  • Demonstrates initiative 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 effectively and efficiently, and without prodding, demonstrates reliability and dependability.

  • Is a forerunner in the classroom, at work, and in school or community activities.

  • Is thoroughly dependable in any responsibility accepted.


 

Service

The student who serves:

  • Is willing to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school attitude.
  • Participates in some outside activity: Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church groups; volunteer services for the aged, 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 inter-class and inter-scholastic competition.

  • Does committee and staff work without complaint.

  • Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students.


Character

The student of character:

  • Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously.

  • Consistently exemplifies desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, 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 and 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 an unwillingness to profit by the mistakes of others.

  • Actively helps rid the school of bad influences or environment.