This website will be used to stay up to date on meeting, volunteer opportunities, important dates, and much more... We are very excited to see the wonderful and positive impact that Heritage NJHS member will accomplish in their community and on their campus!
WHAT IS NJHS?
NJHS stands for National Junior Honors Society. The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1929.
Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in official Honor Society activities. NHS and NJHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service (NJHS main website).
I'm in NJHS now! What is required of me?
In order to remain an active member of NJHS there are certain requirements you must meet.
1. Attend ALL meetings (If you must miss, take to a officer or a sponsor)
2. Complete 30 merits by volunteering through campus and on your own
3. Keep a cumulative average point of 90