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National Honor Society

Are you interested in joining the Springs Charter Schools chapter of the National Honor Society? The application due date is Friday, October 25, 2019. The application can be very lengthy and not all students will meet entrance requirements. See the information below and feel free to contact Chapter Adviser, Shaina Sullivan, at shaina.sullivan@springscs.org for more information.

application form

WHAT IS NHS?

The purpose of NHS is:

  1. To create enthusiasm for Scholarship
  2. To stimulate a desire to render Service
  3. To promote leadership
  4. To develop character
  5. To encourage citizenship

Membership in the National Honor Society is based upon performance in the following four areas:

  • Scholarship
  • Character
  • Leadership
  • Service

Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. Springs Charter Schools is proud to sponsor a chapter of the National Honor Society and our chapter is working hard to bring the accomplishments of outstanding students to the attention of parents, teachers, peers, and the community. Our chapter, along with the more than 15,000 chapters in schools across the nation, strives to give practical meaning to the Society’s standards of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

These four ideals are the basis for selection. National Honor Society strives to recognize the total student – one who excels in all of these areas. By completing a Candidate Application Form, you will have an opportunity to outline your accomplishments in the areas of Service, Character, and Leadership.
You may request the Candidate Application Form by emailing pupil.services@springscs.org or shaina.sullivan@springscs.org.

Your transcript will also be reviewed in order to determine your eligibility based on scholarship. Candidates eligible for election to the chapter shall have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (out of 4.0); weighted grade point average based on letter grades only in CP and A-G core classes meeting graduation requirements; based on the previous two semesters of high school enrollment only.

Membership in the National Honor Society is optional and more than an honor. It incurs an obligation to demonstrate these outstanding qualities and it also carries a responsibility to the chapter. Membership will include attendance at monthly meetings and participation in a chapter service project and/or an individual service project. The meetings take place virtually.

Student submission will be reviewed, along with the transcript by the Springs faculty council for your charter and students determined to meet the requirements for eligibility will be notified. A special induction ceremony for students will be held in late Fall.

The Candidate Application Form can be requested by emailing pupil.services@springscs.org or shaina.sullivan@springscs.orgIf you are interested in the opportunity to be selected for membership, please do the following by October 25, 2019. No late forms will be accepted.

  • Complete a Candidate Application Form
  • Request and submit a letter of recommendation from a non-family community or school staff person
  • Mail or deliver required documents to:
    Springs Charter Schools, NHS
    Attn: Shaina Sullivan
    27740 Jefferson Avenue, Temecula, CA 92590
  • Request an official copy of your transcripts by contacting our Springs Charter School Transcript Technician: transcripts@springscs.org or Request your transcript on the SCS website

 

We request that the forms be submitted by October 25, 2019, to provide the Faculty Council sufficient time to authenticate the information provided by candidates and to seek clarification in preparation for the selection meeting. Your cooperation in meeting this deadline is an indication of your responsibility and your commitment to being an effective member of our chapter.

If you have any questions about completing the forms or about membership in Springs Charter School’s National Honor Society, please feel free to contact the Chapter Adviser, Ms. Shaina Sullivan at shaina.sullivan@springscs.org

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