National Junior Honor Society - March 2021

National Junior Honor Society 2021
Posted on 03/01/2021
National Junior Honor SocietyDeadline: March 31
Questions: email Ms. Tucker at: ktucker@salemk12.org
National Junior Honor Society is an organization that recognizes outstanding middle school students. In order to be inducted into the National Junior Honor Society, a student must demonstrate outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. Students who are interested in becoming a member of the National Junior Honor Society must submit an application to the selection committee. The selection committee will then review all applications and select students who demonstrate excellence in the five pillars of NJHS.
Requirements
Scholarship: In order to be academically eligible for induction into the National Junior Honor Society, students must have an average Proficiency Score of 2 on all priority standards and be On Target for 85% of standards assessed in a particular trimester. Students must maintain grades that meet the requirements throughout the year.

Service: Students must complete 14 hours of community service as well as participate in one group service project.

Leadership: A student leader is a student who: uses problem solving strategies; contributes ideas appropriately; advocates for others; works with others towards a common goal; puts the needs of the group before the wants of him or herself; motivates others; and sets goals and plans steps to meet those goals.

Character: A student with good character is a student who: demonstrates trustworthiness; demonstrates respect to peers, adults, and him or herself; takes responsibility for his or her actions; demonstrates fairness; demonstrates courtesy, concern, and caring for others; consistently exemplifies a positive attitude; complies with school policies and regulations; and takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously.

Citizenship: A student who demonstrates citizenship: understands his or her role in local and global communities; participates in organizations and clubs; respects and follows school, local, state, and federal laws; has a high regard for freedom and justice; solves disagreements and seeks solutions democratically; and understands the difference between a right, a privilege, and a responsibility.

Links to application:
English: https://forms.gle/tp6Qfo36KD6ZdJe26
Spanish: https://forms.gle/BTcva8LQDJnGuzcw6
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