National Honor Society


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The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students will be invited to apply to the program during the last semester of their junior year or the first semester of their senior year.

Students will be accepted based on the following premises :

  • Scholarship: Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Students will also have earned 75% of their credits t hat meet NCAA academic standards.
  • Service: This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.
  • Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.
  • Character: The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and generally maintains a clean disciplinary record.

Siletz Tribal Charitable Award, 2018- 2019

During the 2018- 2019 school year, the NHS President, Izzy Altman applied and received the Siletz Tribal Charitable Award. This award allowed for National Honor Society to purchase new stoles. The previous ones had been in continual use since the 1980’s! We are so thankful both Izzy pursuing award and to the Siletz Tribe.

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  • Created By Jordan Millett -- 9/24/2019

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