National Junior Honor Society

The purpose of this chapter is to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to provide community service to our school, and to develop our character as leaders within our community. This chapter operates under the direction of and in full compliance with the NJHS Constitution. The chapter advisor is given the authority to supervise the administration of chapter activities as delegated by the school principal. Final authority on all activities and decisions reside with the school principal. Our chapter of NJHS maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent discrimination against any qualified candidate or member on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, nation origin, sex, and disability. Membership is an honor bestowed upon deserving students by the faculty and shall be based on the criteria of Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Citizenship, and Character.

Eligibility

  1. Eligible candidates to this chapter must be in the third trimester of sixth grade, or members of seventh / eighth grade.
  2. Candidates must have been a student at IHM for at least two full trimesters.
  3. Candidates must have maintained first and/or second honors

Upon completing 1, 2, and 3, candidates shall then be considered based on their service,leadership, citizenship and character.

Election of Members

a. Candidates must receive a majority vote of the Faculty Council.

b. The Faculty Council includes a 5-faculty member panel; all are appointed by the principal.

c. The selection of members shall happen once per year in April.

d. Candidates become members when inducted into the society and celebrate mass.