Renner Middle School Clubs & Organizations
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
What is National Junior Honor Society?
the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is one of the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character, and Citizenship. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1929.
Who is eligible for NJHS?
Students will first qualify for an invitation through their demonstration of success in the area of scholarship. That means, students in 7th grade must have a cumulative average at the end of their 7th grade year of a 90% on an 100% point scale will receive an invitation to fill out an information sheet. Students will then fill out the information sheet to give examples of their accomplishments in the remaining areas of Leadership, Service, Character, and Citizenship.
Once students have been accepted into NJHS for their 8th Grade year. Student’s will be given an opportunity to run for office, participate in school and community service projects. The purpose of this chapter shall be to encourage and nurture leadership skills; serve the Renner community and nurture a desire to serve the local community; and promote honor, good citizenship, and scholarly behavior among the members of Renner Middle School’s chapter of the NJHS. Once students have met the requirements for induction, an induction ceremony is held to honor the achievements of the pillars of NJHS (normally held at the end of the 8th grade year)
Ms. Beall and Ms. Greenberg
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