Avondale High School - National Honor Society
The Avondale High School National Honor Society Chapter is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization. NHS is by invitation only and recognizes high school students who exemplify the qualities of scholarship, leadership, character and service throughout their academic careers, and challenges them to further develop these qualities through school and community involvement.
NHS MEETING SCHEDULE
November 10, 2020
December 3, 2020 - NHS Induction
December 8, 2020 - New Members' 1st Meeting
January 5, 2021
February 9, 2021
February 26, 2021 - Swimming for Blessings
March 5, 2021 - Blood Drive
March 9, 2021
April 20, 2021
May 18, 2021
June 3, 2021 - NHS Banquet
Avondale High School students who gain membership to National Honor Society are expected to attend several meetings throughout the academic year. If a student knows they are going to miss a meeting, their parent must contact a co-advisor in order to excuse their absence. Any materials issued at the meeting may be retrieved by a fellow member in attendance, or from the Media Center mailbox. Click below to view and download the agenda for the upcoming NHS meeting.
NHS Selection Procedure
NHS membership is open to high school students in grades 10-12 who meet the required standards in four areas of evaluation: scholarship, service, leadership and character. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be given initial consideration, at which point they will be invited to complete a Candidate Information Packet that will be reviewed to determine if the student meets the remaining criteria. Click below for more details regarding the Avondale High School NHS selection procedure.NHS Selection Procedure
NHS Constitution & Bylaws
The National Honor Society of Avondale High School is governed by its local chapter bylaws, which are designed to amplify the provisions of the NHS National Constitution. All student members and faculty advisors are expected to follow these bylaws in order to maintain their status in good standing. The Avondale NHS bylaws contain information regarding membership eligibility, member selection procedure, discipline and dismissal, meeting protocol, activity participation and more.
NHS Member Expectations
Students are required to consistently meet certain expectations in order to maintain their membership within the Avondale National Honor Society. These expectations are based on the four cornerstone qualities by which they were initially selected. NHS member expectations include maintaining minimum cumulative GPA requirements per semester, meeting attendance and punctuality, event participation, completion of service hours per semester and monthly tutoring day involvement.NHS Expectations