What is NHS?
The National Honor Society’s purpose is to “promote high school academic standards, a means of ensuring the continuation of democracy, and an instrument for the betterment of the individual and the school.” The four core tenants of NHS are: character, service, leadership, and scholarship
. The Blackman High School NHS Chapter received its charter in May 2001. Find out more about NHS on the national webpage
Want to be a member during your senior year? Membership is by invitation only. NHS candidates must have taken 3 or more Honors, Advanced Honors, AP, or Dual Enrollment courses in each year of high school through the first semester of junior year. They must also be enrolled in at least one AP or Dual Enrollment course for the 11th and 12th grade school years. They must retain a GPA of 3.5 or higher through the first semester of Junior year. Invitations for membership go out in the second semester of Junior Year. $30 dues goes to: national and local dues, graduation stole, NHS shirt, and chapter project funds.
What do members do? Members attend monthly meetings (before school and Speaker Series during PrimeTime). Members complete 20 hours of community service, including one required chapter project. Members must maintain a 3.5 GPA. Members are encouraged to pursue leadership positions.
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