National Jr. Honor Society at Rachel Carson
What is NJHS?
Established in 1929, the National Junior Honor Society is the nation’s premier recognition program for middle school students. The NJHS represents those individuals who have distinguished themselves as outstanding in their schools and community.
NJHS is primarily an 8th grade activity. Eligible 7th grade students will receive an invitation to apply after the end of the 3rd quarter. Students cannot earn NJHS hours until AFTER they have been accepted and inducted into the organization at the end of 7th grade.
For current 8th grade members, all 10 NJHS service hours must be VERIFIED in x2VOL by no later than 2:15 pm on Friday, May 12th, 2023.
To maintain good standing in NJHS, 8th grade members must:
1. Maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA
2. Complete a minimum of 10 service hours, maximum 15, at an FCPS school for an FCPS sponsored event.
3. Uphold the qualities of SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP, CHARACTER, CITIZENSHIP and Service
Sponsors and liaisons will answer questions for you and help solve any problems you may have. JUST LET US KNOW! Liaisons will approve service hours, announce dates and meetings, and provide additional forms and information throughout the school year.