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.

IHM’s Chapter Moderator is Mrs. Danielle Bressner. Meetings are held during recess/lunch in room 18 every three weeks during the school year.


  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 and be in good standing with behavior.

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

Election of Members

    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 in their 7th or 8th grade year when inducted into the society and celebrate Mass in early October.

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