National Honor Society
Eleanor Roosevelt High School Chapter
Katelin Corbett - Faculty Adviser
The National Honor Society invites current sophomores to pursue candidacy in January based on having met the following criteria:
Eleanor Roosevelt High School Honor Society Chapter Bylaws
ARTICLE I: NAME AND PURPOSE
Section 1—The name of this chapter shall be the Eleanor Roosevelt High School Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Section 2—The purpose of this chapter shall be to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and citizenship, and to encourage the development of character in students of Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP
Section 1—Membership in this chapter shall be known as active membership.
Section 2—Membership in this chapter is an honor bestowed upon deserving students by the faculty, and shall be based on the criteria of scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship, and character.
Candidates eligible for election to this chapter must be in the second semester of the tenth grade.
To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must have been in attendance for the 9th grade at Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
Candidates eligible for selection to the chapter shall have a minimum cumulative average of TBD (no grade below 80.00%). This scholastic level of achievement shall remain fixed, and shall be the required minimum level of scholastic achievement for admission to candidacy.
Upon meeting the grade level, attendance, and GPA standard requirements, candidates shall then be considered based on their service, leadership, citizenship, and character.
ARTICLE III: SELECTION OF MEMBERS
Section 1—The selection of members to this chapter shall be by a majority vote of the Faculty Council consisting of five faculty members appointed by the principal. The chapter adviser shall be the sixth, non voting, ex officio member of the Faculty Council.
Section 2—Prior to selection, the following shall occur:
a. Students’ academic records shall be reviewed to determine scholastic eligibility.
b. Students who are eligible scholastically (“candidates”) shall be notified and asked to complete and submit the Student Activity Information Form for further consideration for selection.
c. The faculty shall be requested to evaluate candidates determined to be scholastically eligible using the official evaluation form provided by the chapter adviser.
d. The Faculty Council shall review the Student Activity Information Form and faculty evaluations in order to determine membership.
Section 3—The selection of new active members shall be held once a year during the second semester of the school year.
Section 4—Candidates become members when inducted at a special ceremony.
Section 5—Once selected and inducted, all members are expected to maintain the standards by which they were selected and maintain all obligations of membership.
Section 6—An active member of the National Honor Society who transfers from this school will be given a letter indicating the status of his or her membership and signed by the principal or chapter adviser.
Section 7—An active member of the National Honor Society who transfers to this school will be automatically accepted for membership in this chapter. The Faculty Council shall grant to the transferring member one semester to attain the membership requirement s and, thereafter, this member must maintain those requirements for this chapter in order to retain his or her membership.
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