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May 21, 2018

News from the National Honor Society

Advisor: Ms. Lisa Della Rocco

About the National Honor Society

The National Honor Society ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for high school students. It was founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. To be eligible for membership in the National Honor Society: A student must be a sophomore, junior or senior; be in attendance at the school for the equivalent of one semester, and have a cumulative average of at least 88 percent. Additionally, students will be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership and character. For this evaluation to take place, students must complete an activity information form and essay to aid the faculty council. Letters of verification must be included with the activity form. The selection of each member of the chapter shall be by a majority vote of the faculty council.

 

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A caring tradition for students and staff

Nov. 21, 2017

student helps out at Salvation Army kitchen

Community service is an important part of being a member of the National Honor Society. The holidays can be a trying time for those in need, so Duanesburg's NHS chapter lends a hand at the Salvation Army in Schenectady.