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National Spanish Honor Society


“Simon Bolivar” is the name of the BK chapter of this national educational society sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.  The purpose of the chapter is to recognize high achievement in Spanish, to promote interest in the Hispanic studies, to tutor students who are having difficulty in Spanish.
Meetings: Five times in a year. Members tutor students weekly who request help in Spanish. 
Qualifications:  Students must have completed a minimum of 3 semesters of high school Spanish with an “A” average and have an overall GPA of 3.0 to be eligible to join. 
Enrollment Deadline:  Invitations are issued during the third quarter followed by an induction.
Leadership Opportunities:  President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer are elected. All officers must be taking Spanish.