skip to main content

Qualities of NHS Members

Four Qualities of NHS Members

According to the National Honor Society Handbook, there are four qualities of NHS members:

Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.

 

The student of scholarship:

  • Maintains the required grade point average to stay in good standing.

 

A student exercises leadership when he or she:

  • Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions

  • Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities

  • Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals and spirit

  • Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school

  • Is able to delegate responsibilities

  • Inspires positive behavior in others

  • Demonstrates academic initiative

  • Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility; conducts business effectively and efficiently; demonstrates reliability and dependability

  • Is a leader in the classroom, at work, or in other school or community activities

  • Is dependable in any responsibility accepted

 

A student who serves:

  • Volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance, and is willing to make sacrifices to offer assistance

  • Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities

  • Enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school

  • Is willing to represent the class or school in interclass and interscholastic competition

  • Does committee and staff work without complaint

  • Participates in some activity outside of school, for example, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts: religious groups; volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged

  • Mentors in the community or students at other schools

  • Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students

 

The student of character:

  • Consistently exemplifies positive and desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability)

  • Cooperates by complying with all school policies and regulations and codes or student conduct

  • Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously

  • Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty, academic integrity, and reliability

  • Regularly exhibits courtesy, concern, and respect for others

  • Complies with instructions and rules, and displays personal responsibility

ADA Compliance Errors 0
View More

Mobile Experience

No need to download an app! To view the mobile experience, please shrink your browser window by undocking the browser in order to make it resizable then resize the browser to be the size of an iPad then an iPhone.

Close
View More

Mobile Navigation

When your browser’s width conforms to a tablet or mobile phone, the menu bar changes to be mobile optimized.

Close
View More

Login

Login to view additional information on features available to registered users.

Close
View More

Login

Login to view additional information on features available to registered users.

Close
View More

By clicking on your name, you find your personal tools including a combined calendar, feed and more.

Close
View More

By clicking on your name, you find your personal tools including a combined calendar, feed and more.

Close
View More

Admin Button

This admin button appears wherever you have rights to alter a set of blocks. To add a block, click “Add Block” to see the options.

Close
View More

SchoolBlocks offers a unique and powerful personalized search system. A member of the public, searching for "homework" might see an announcement from the school as the first result. However, if the user is logged in, they would see their teacher’s latest homework assignment as the top result.

Close