• The purpose of this organization shall be to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of secondary schools.

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    2021-2022 Membership Selection Procedures and Financial Obligations

     

    1. Juniors and Seniors meeting the initial requirement of an 85/100 G. P. A. 

    2. Check the library page in Schology soon for the eligibility list. 

    3. Inclusion on this ELIGIBILITY list (85/100 G.P.A. only) and attending an interest meeting does not guarantee selection.

     

    4. Membership form link available in REMIND. Email an officer for the Remind code.

     

    5. Electronic membership forms are due by 3:00 p. m. on November 2, 2021.

     

    6. Due to unforseen circumstances, we will notify candidates of the faculty council's decisions in writing by December 3, 2021.

    7. By December 10, 2021, candidates must submit 8 community service hours (Aug., 2021- Dec. 9, 2021) to the NHS officers.

     

    8. NHS Induction- Details published soon.

     

    The National Honor Society chapter of Elkins High School is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization. Membership is open to those students who meet the required standards in four areas of evaluation: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students are selected for membership by majority vote of a five-member faculty council, which bestows this honor upon qualified students on behalf of the faculty of our school each spring.

     

    Students in grades 11 and 12 are eligible for membership. For the scholarship criterion, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 85 on the 100-point scale. Each fall, those students who meet this criterion are invited to complete a Candidate Form that provides the faculty council with information regarding the candidate’s leadership and service.  

     

    Also, candidates will complete eight (8) hours of approved community service between August 2021 and December 9, 2021 prior to induction into the EHS National Honor Society.

     

    To evaluate a candidate’s character, the faculty council uses two forms of input. First, school disciplinary records are reviewed prior to candidacy AND again days before the induction ceremony. Second, members of the faculty are solicited for input regarding their professional reflections on a candidate’s service activities, character, and leadership.

     

    Any solicited faculty input and all Candidate Forms are carefully reviewed by the faculty council to determine membership. A majority vote of the council is necessary for selection. Candidates are notified regarding selection or nonselection according to a predetermined schedule. Following notification, a formal induction ceremony is held at the school to recognize all the newly selected members. The faculty council’s decisions are deemed final.

     

    New members shall pay annual fee of $32.00 ($20 dues and $12 t-shirt) by a pre-determined time. Senior inductees shall pay $10 dues and $24.00 for the NHS honor stole. Senior inductees are not required to purchase a t-shirt, but they may do so for $12.00.

     Once inducted, new members are required to maintain the same level of performance (or better) in all four criteria that led to their selection.

Contact Us

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    ♦OFFICERS 2021-2022♦

    President:

    Elizabeth Thomas            

    Elizabet.T4@student.fortbendisd.com

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    Vice President:

    Isha Taneja    

    Isha.T1@student.fortbendisd.com

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    Corresponding Secretary:

    Leah George              

    Leah.G2@student.fortbendisd.com

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    Recording Secretary:

    Thien Pham

    Thien.P1@student.fortbendisd.com

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    Historian:

    Jency Isaac           

    Jency.I1@student.fortbendisd.com

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    ♦SPONSORS♦

    Ms. Asheley Griffin 

    Phone: (281) 634-8643                    

    Email: asheley.griffin@fortbendisd.com

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    Ms. Melanie Watson-Lee

    Phone: 281.634.2600 EXT. 72832     

    Email: melanie.watsonlee@fortbendisd.com

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