Lindsy Brunhouse/Carly Gagne Sponsors Rm 415Cane Bay High School's National Honor Society recognizes students who have shown academic excellence, character, leadership and service to their community. Once members, students are required to give to their CBHS community and the community at large through service hours. Application requirements for this organization must be met to be an active member of the Cane Bay High School's NHS organization
There is an annual selection of new members that takes place second semester.Selection Process:
Only students who have attended the school for the equivalent of at least one semester may be considered for membership. Sophomores and Juniors who have maintained a 3.87 GPA on the weighted scale are invited to apply.
The applications will be read by each member of the CBH’s NHS Faculty Council and scored using the evaluation rubric attached to this packet. In evaluating potential members, the faculty council will consider scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The Faculty Council will meet to review, deliberate, and vote on each candidate. Those candidates that receive a majority vote by the Faculty Council will be invited to be inducted into the chapter.
Formal notification to all selected candidates and their parents will be given in writing with information about the induction ceremony. Selected members will need to verify their acceptance of the invitation for membership as well as their attendance at the induction ceremony. Due prior to induction is the payment of one-time dues of $25.00.
All candidates identified as “not selected” will be notified. Sophomores not selected for membership may be invited to apply their junior year if they have maintained the required GPA. Generally, non-selected students have weak records in leadership and service.
Meetings are held once a month; usually the second Tuesday of each month. Members can attend either the 8:15am or the 4:05pm meeting on that day. Members receive a calendar of the year’s scheduled meetings and events at the first meeting in September.
You may not miss more than 2 meetings per school year (1 per semester).
You must complete 16 individual hours of community service per semester.
You must pay a one-time due of $25.00 after you have received acceptance.
You must participate in the fundraiser and major NHS service event.
Attendance at induction practice and ceremony are mandatory meetings.