Next Meeting Date: October 11, 2018
Qualifications for membership, which is based on the four pillars of NHS includes:
Per GKNHS guidelines, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 if a junior or senior. A sophomore may be considered for membership with a cumulative GPA of 4.0. Coursework for the current year must include an Advanced Placement class and/or participation in a dual-enrollment in one of the approved colleges.
This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.
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.
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.
Students who meet the scholarship requirement will have an opportunity to complete an application detailing their accomplishments in and commitment to service, leadership, and character.
Understanding the Obligations of Membership
Students who accept membership and are inducted into the chapter should be aware of the time and commitment involved with this honor. For example, there will be monthly chapter meetings as well as a semester tutoring requirement in 2017-2018. Members also must participate in chapter and individual service projects to benefit the school and community. Membership fees of $20.00 will be collected at the first monthly meeting following 2017 Induction.
- The first meeting will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 3:00 PM in the library.
- The Invitational Informational Meeting for all prospective candidates for membership will be held on Monday, September 10 at 12:15 PM in the library.
- Applications from all prospective candidates due by Monday, September 17 at 8 am.
- New Members Pinning will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018.
- NHS Induction will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the Black Box Theatre.
- The second meeting of the year will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018.
- Community Service Opportunity: We will be volunteering at this year’s Boo at the Zoo on Saturday, October October 27. Please see Ms. Herrman to sign up for this event.
Membership Announcements from National NHS:
Our School Affiliation Number: 00019291.
|The 2018–19 NHS/NJHS college planning webinar series will provide valuable information and answers to your most pressing questions, whether you’re planning on attending college next fall or you’re getting a head start at higher education planning.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 7:00–8:00 P.M. (ET)
Monday, October 1, 2018 7:00–8:00 P.M. (ET)
YOUR FIRST STEP IN FINANCIAL AID: THE FAFSA
FIRST STEPS IN WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ESSAY
Community Service Opportunities:
We will be volunteering at this year’s Boo at the Zoo on Saturday, October October 27.
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
All NHS members also have access to NHS Scholar Dollars, a scholarship search tool powered by College Board. This tool expedites the scholarship search process, offering filtered results based on the four pillars of NHS: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Use the tool at www.nhs.us/scholardollars.
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Grace King NHS Chapter
2018- 2019 Officers
Deema Suleiman, President
Laiba Khalil ,Vice President
Sally Vo, Secretary
Sumaiya Khan, Treasurer
Alexandra Yanes, Parlimentarian
Elijah Cespedes, Historian
Gerardo Lobo, Member-at-Large