National Honor Society
Newbury Park High School National Honor Society Applications are now available online!
Any Sophomore or Junior with at least a 3.0 Cumulative GPA, leadership experience, and volunteer experience is eligible to apply. Obtain an application by sending an email request to
Please include your name, school ID, and year in school in the email. An electronic application will be sent to the email address used for the request. The application must be submitted by the student that is applying.
Request applications no later than
11:59 PM on Friday, March 23, 2012
Electronic submission of the application is due by
11:59 PM on Friday, March 30, 2012
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mrs. Alvarez at firstname.lastname@example.org
National Honor Society Selection Criterion
Students selected for membership in National Honor Society are expected to demonstrate the qualities of scholarship, service, leadership and character. A candidate for membership must first be selected by the faculty Council and then inducted in a special ceremony to become an active member of the chapter.
- The minimum grade point average is 3.0
Offices a student has held in school or community organizations and/or effective participation in other co-curricular activities not as an elected position offered on campus. Leadership roles in both the school and community may be considered. An NHS leader
- is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles and making suggestions.
- demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities.
- exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals.
- contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school.
- is able to delegate responsibilities, inspire positive behavior in others and has positive attitudes.
- successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility.
- leads in the classroom, at work and in other school or community activities.
Actions undertaken by the student which are done with or on behalf of others without any direct financial or material compensation. Service is to the school, classmates and community. NHS members are expected to
- volunteer and provide dependable and well organized assistance
- work well with others and take on difficult responsibilities
- cheerfully and enthusiastically render any requested service to the school
- willingly represent the class or school
- perform service without complaint
- mentor persons in the community or students at other schools
A person of Character demonstrates the following six qualities: respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring and citizenship. NHS members
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- take criticism willingly and accept recommendations graciously
- consistently exemplify desirable qualities of behavior
- uphold principles of morality and ethics
- demonstrate the highest standards of honesty and reliability
- regularly shows courtesy, concern and respect for others
- uphold the highest standards of academic honesty