National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Description

  • National Junior Honor Society

    Seventh-grade students who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, without any N’s or U’s in citizenship and any major referrals on file at school, in quarters 1, 2, and 3, may qualify for a medal at the end of the third quarter, but must also perform 12 hours of community service in their seventh grade year.

    Eighth-grade students who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, without any N’s or U’s in citizenship and any major referrals on file at school, in quarters 1, 2, and 3, may qualify for a medal at the end of the third quarter, but must also perform 12 hours of community service in their eighth grade year.

Membership Requirements

  • Please click here for the NJHS Candidate Form. Please do NOT submit the Candidate Form until after Quarter 3 grades have been finalized.

    Membership into D. Russell Parks National Junior Honor Society

    1. a) ALL students (whether you were a member of NJHS last year or will be new this year), please complete this Interest Form OR stop by Room 201 to sign up in person. You must use your org account to complete this form.
    2. b) Students who are interested and have had previous membership at their prior school need to show proof (i.e., letter from principal or chapter adviser confirming membership) that they were a member of National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) by the end of Quarter 2 (December 16, 2021). To send proof of prior membership, please click here

    **If you were a member of D. Russell Parks NJHS last year, you do not need to show proof.**

    In order to retain membership, students must meet D. Russell Parks NJHS standards (demonstrate outstanding performance in all five criteria of the NJHS -- scholarship, service, citizenship, leadership, and character): 

    *cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 through the end of Quarter 3

    *complete at least 12 hours of community service as of April 8, 2022

    *citizenship grades of satisfactory or above in all subjects (no N's or U's in any subject)

    *no major referrals on file at school

    c) Students who are interested but do not have any prior membership into NJHS will have to go through the candidate selection process. The candidate form is due by April 8, 2022. To be considered: 

    The Faculty Council of the D. Russell Parks Chapter selects students who demonstrate outstanding performance in all five criteria of the NJHS -- scholarship, service, citizenship, leadership, and character.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 through the third quarter during the current school year. Cumulative GPA refers to the total academic performance as demonstrated by the grades received by the student while in attendance at the school where the chapter is found.  Students must also maintain citizenship grades of satisfactory or above in all subjects (No N’s or U’s in any subject) and have no major referrals on file. The student must also have completed at least 12 hours of community service as of April 8, 2022.  

    STUDENTS: Click here to access NJHS information and updates

     

Community Service

  • The twelve hours of community service must be earned by April 8, 2022. Please fill out the 2021-2022 NJHS Volunteer Form to submit no later than April 8, 2022 (instructions on how to submit this form will be given at a later time).

    Note: Once you make a copy of the form, please change the title of the document from "Copy of 2021-2022 NJHS Volunteer Form" to "Your First & Last Name: 2021-2022 NJHS Volunteer Form" 

    1. ex) Christina Chong: 2021-2022 NJHS Volunteer Form

     

Gold Honor Cord

  • Eighth-grade students who earn a 4.0, without any N’s or U’s and any major referrals in each of the quarters 1, 2, 3 and 4 in seventh grade and quarters 1, 2, and 3 in eighth grade will receive a gold cord to wear at the promotion ceremony.

    Questions/Concerns? Please contact christina_chong@myfsd.org