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National Honor Society

 

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GULF SHORES HIGH SCHOOL

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

By-Laws

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY GENERAL INFORMATION:

National Honor Society is an organization with selection for membership based upon the following four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service and character. The Gulf Shores Chapter of National Honor Society is advised by Ms. Amanda Reffitt and Ms. Sandy Dempsey and maintains a membership of approximately fifty students. Members of NHS strive to serve the community and school; members also complete a minimum of fifty community service hours per school year. 

2021 - 2022:

If you are an NHS member and have not enrolled on the NHS Canvas page, please contact Mrs. Reffitt immediately.  Canvas is the primary source for club information.

If you are interested in running for an NHS office, contact Mrs. Reffitt prior to Sept. 3rd please.

The deadline for submitting completed activity forms is November 19th, 2021 and May 13, 2022.  Each form should reflect 25 each for a total of 50 hours.  Please remember to keep accurate records and logs of your service hours.  A digital copy of the hour log is available on Canvas.

INFORMATION FOR CURRENT MEMBERS:

Annual NHS dues are $25.  Fees not paid by October 30th will be assessed a $5 late fee and the members placed on probation per Article V, Section 3 of the by-laws.

T-shirts are included in your dues and will be ordered early in the Spring semester.

Club Description:
Members of NHS strive to serve the community and school; members also complete a minimum of fifty community service hours per school year. Are good grades kinda your thing? Then National Honors Society (NHS) is definitely for you. NHS have GPA and essay requirements.

If you meet these requirements, you’re eligible to be a part of an elite group of students at their school. As a member of the NHS, you will associate and attend meetings with your school’s best and brightest students (NHS is a great way to meet people!), while also serving your community.

Having been a member of the NHS will look great on your college applications, especially if you decide to take on a leadership role.

Remember though… WELL ROUNDED college applications do not WIN… Applications with a SPIKE win!

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY GENERAL INFORMATION:

National Honor Society is an organization with selection for membership based upon the following four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service and character. The Gulf Shores Chapter of National Honor Society is advised by Ms. Amanda Reffitt and maintains a membership of approximately fifty students. Members of NHS strive to serve the community and school; members also complete a minimum of fifty community service hours per school year. 

THOSE SEEKING TO JOIN NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:

Consideration for membership requires a student be a current 10th, 11th, or 12th grader and currently maintain a 3.50 minimum GPA (the weighted GPA is used to determine eligibility). This is the minimum requirement for consideration. For additional information please access the by-laws. If you meet the minimum academic criteria for membership, we encourage you to apply to join the Gulf Shores High School chapter. Should you need a copy of the membership application/activity form, please visit the school website for the required form. Printed copies can be made available, see Ms. Reffitt.

Club Information:
Sponsors: 
Amanda Reffitt
Eligibility: Membership will be open to students in grades ten, eleven, and twelve at Gulf Shores High School. The minimum grade point average for becoming a member or maintaining membership will be 3.50 weighted GPA. Membership will be open to all students and all diploma types and is based on scholarship, character, leadership, and service demonstrated by the student. Students who have the required GPA will be invited to apply. Completion of a student activity form is required. The faculty will provide input of interested students with the faculty council charged with approving official membership.
Season: The selection of active members will be held once a year during the second semester of the school year.
Meetings: Room 129 on the 4th Thursday of each month