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National Honor Society

Announcing 2017-2018 NHS Officers

President: Bradley Graham

Vice President: Landon Mikulencak

Secretary: Madalynn Woelfel

Treasurer: Riley Richter

Sr. Rep: Samantha Grumbles

Jr.Rep: Emma Kramer

Qualifications for NHS Members
1. Membership must be based on Scholarship, Service, Leadership & Character.
2. Candidates must have been in attendance for a period of one semester at Thrall High School.
3. Candidates mush be a member of the junior or senior class at Thrall High School.
4. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale and have or are taking two advance classes, Dual Credit classes, AP Classes or Pre-AP Classes.
Any member who falls below the standards of scholarship, leadership, character or service may be dismissed from the Thrall Chapter of National Honor Society.
Every 6 weeks GPA will be checked.  If a member's cumulative GPA falls below the standards in effect when he/she was elected, he/she will be given a written warning.  If the GPA remains below the standard for the next two or any two consecutive six week grading period, the student may be dismissed from the chapter.
Any member who is in violation of criminal law or school regulations can result in dismissal of the student.
These violations include, but not limited to DWI, MIP, stealing, destruction of property, cheating, truancy, of possession, sale or being under the influence of drugs or alcohol at school or school related activities.
Offenders of the school code of conduct (such as profanity, failure to comply, unexcused absence, tardiness, ISS, DAEP, etc.) will receive a written notification.  Either party may request a conference and the member may be dismissed.  If the member is involved in another violation of the school conduct code, the member will be dismissed.
The faculty council may dismiss any member whose personal conduct is questionable in accordance with the acceptance norms of student behavior. 
The member must have a minimum of 4 documented service hours per 6 weeks.  No fundraising can be considered for community service hours.  Suggestions may include mentoring at the Elementary, help with Red Ribbon week, tutoring, cleaning the school grounds, Harvest Festival, Blood Drive, community activities.
Each member shall have the responsibility for choosing and participating in a service project reflecting his/her particular talents and interests.
***NHS students please make sure you are logging your community service hours.  Forms are in Google Drive or in Mrs. Martin's Room***
Important Dates
September 11
Applications Distributed
September 18
First Meeting Elect Officers
September 27
Due date for NHS Applications
October 11
Announcing New Inductees
October 18
Blood Drive
October 25
NHS Inductee Ceremony
January 9
NHS Meeting
January 11
NHS Meeting for Blood Drive
February 6
NHS Meeting
February 15
Blood Drive
March 6
NHS Meeting
April 3
NHS Meeting
April 26
Blood Drive
May 8
NHS Meeting
May 19
Grades and Community Service Hours Due!
First Mondays every month are NHS meetings with the Friday before being the Officer meetings.
NHS Meeting Monday in LRC Annex-Bring Lunch and Hour Sheets
**Please email me if you are short so we can arrange something to catch up next semester but don't "no show" and ignore the problem. 
PLEASE continue to help out with selling coffee and breakfast items for the giving tree and don't forget to log your hours.
We will discuss NHS Induction on Wednesday, November 8
Also, the Officers and a few others will be attending a luncheon at El Corral Lozano on the 14th to explore more service opportunities. I will select a few members from those who have the most hours and great attendance to go. 
SAVE THE DATE, Dec 10th!
****Giving tree wrapping party Sunday, Dec 10th @ 1pm. Pizza, drinks, and dessert will be provided. If possible bring wrapping paper.  
ALSO****Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 NHS Scholarship program. To be eligible to apply, a student must be a current high school senior and a member in good standing of an active NHS chapter.   Please see me for application instructions! Don't wait, they are due the end of January.