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National Honor Society (NHS)

NHS is a service club affiliated with and sponsored by the  National Association of Secondary School Principals.  BK’s society has been chartered since 1952.  Service projects include assisting with the annual book drop in May, locker preparation in July and tutoring.
Meetings:  Twice per semester.
Qualifications:  Sophomores, juniors and seniors with an overall GPA of 3.8 or higher at the end of the first semester are invited to apply. A letter inviting eligible NHS candidates to apply for membership is mailed to the student’s home during the third quarter. Applications will be evaluated by the Faculty Council based on the applicant’s qualifications in the areas of service, leadership, and character. This includes a review of extracurricular activities, discipline records and teacher recommendations. Dues are $30.00.
Enrollment Deadline: Invitations are issued during the 3rd quarter followed by an induction.
Leadership Opportunities:  President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Chaplain.