The National Jr. Honor Society is an elite group here at Wahlquist. It is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a junior high school student. The clubs goals are to continue to show Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Character and Citizenship. In order to belong to our club, you must have an accumulated 3.7 GPA for 2 quarters and continue to keep an accumulated GPA above 3.69. Also as a member, you must keep your Citizenship grade an “S” or “H”. Each member is expected to participate in all projects and activities. Several service projects will be organized as well as social activities are also planned to build friendships within our organization.
- Applications will be accepted for induction at the beginning of second semester of the 7th, 8th and 9th grade year.
- Acceptance for induction into the Eagle Chapter of Wahlquist NJHS will be based on evidence of a 3.7 cumulative GPA and evidence of no more than one ‘N’ and no ‘U’s in citizenship grades during the two quarters prior to induction (first quarter and second quarter of the current year).
- Students must possess and exhibit positive character traits, display a strong interest in participating in service projects and exhibit leadership skills.
- A $5.00 membership fee must be paid annually, once accepted as a member.
- A student who has been previously terminated from the Eagle Chapter of the Wahlquist NJHS is not eligible to make application for future membership.
- Membership in the Wahlquist NJHS will continue through the ninth grade year as long as:
- A cumulative 3.7 GPA is maintained each quarter of membership
- No ‘N’ or ‘U’ citizenship grade is posted on a quarterly report card
- Members exemplify positive behavior (may not violate district and/or school policies and procedures), participate in club-sponsored service projects, and represent the school as a positive role model on and off campus.
- Membership fees are paid
- Members who fail to comply with eligibility requirements will be placed on probation for one quarter. At the end of the quarter, the member must show evidence that the problem has been resolved in order to restore full membership privileges. Members will not be allowed to participate in club-sponsored activities during the period of probation. The following actions are examples of behavior that may place a member on probation:
- Failure to maintain a cumulative 3.7 GPA at the end of any quarter during membership
- Receiving an ‘N’ citizenship grade
- Behavior that results in a school suspension
- Members will be allowed only one probationary period during their tenure of membership.
- Appeals may be made to the Administration within five days of notification of a member’s probation.
Termination of Membership:
- Members who do not pay annual membership fee
- Members who reach a second probationary status
- Members who receive a ‘U’ citizenship grade posted on a quarterly report card
- Members who receive more than one ‘N’ citizenship grade on any quarterly report card
- Members involved in a serious incident or flagrant misconduct which may include, but is not limited to, truancy, cheating; fighting; theft; vandalism; possession of weapons; and possession, use or distribution of alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs on or off campus, etc.
- Appeals may be made to the Administration within five days of notification of termination of membership.