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During National Principals Month, we asked students to create short videos telling us why they love their principal and what he or she means to them, their school and their community. We received over 70 incredible submissions. Check out the winning videos below, and be sure to view all the amazing entries on our Principals Month Youtube playlist.

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Food Drive

Support of our local food pantry is a constant service our Student Council undertakes. In November, the Student Council ran its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for the 14 consecutive year. Food was collected in November for families in need with an emphasis on providing a Thanksgiving meal for them, complete with the turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Boxes for fifty families were filled and delivered to the Sparta Food Pantry. To kick off the Food Drive we held an all-school assembly and… Read More »

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Heart Attack

The students wanted to show their appreciation for the teachers so for Valentine's Day the Student Council cut out a thousands hearts out of construction paper. At lunch they had any student who wanted to fill out a hear for any teacher or staff on campus for two days. They then sorted the hearts and made sure that every teacher and staff member had at least one heart filled out. On the day before Valentine's Day after school the Student Council members taped all the hearts to the teachers'… Read More »

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Color Run - Powder to the People

Maine West High School participated in their first ever Color Run, "Powder to the People", organized by National Honor Society on November 5, 2013. Approximately 150 runners participated, generating $500 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Read More »

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Huntsville High School
Huntsville, TX

Activities for Animals. The chapter at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, TX, partnered with a local deli to raise money for their local Humane Society. Each sale of a sandwich generated a donation to the chapter’s project. Teachers at the school could order sandwiches in support of the chapter. Members would pick up and deliver the food to the supportive faculty members. The chapter’s project generated $210 in contributions for the local animal shelter.

Arlington High School
Arlington, NE

Halloween and Hunger. Arlington High School in Arlington, NE, used Halloween this year to sponsor “Trick or Treat so Others Can Eat.” The chapter collected more than 630 cans to contribute to the local food pantry.

Hastings High School
Hastings, ME

Helping the Hungry in Hastings. The 71 NHS chapter members at Hastings High School in Hastings, ME, collected 5,268 pounds of nonperishable food along with cash contributions to support the local family services office representing nearly a 45% improvement over last year’s collections.

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NHS Scholarship Applications Due (Student Portion)
None, January 26 - January 26

Does your chapter have one or more members who exhibit the qualities sought for selection? The NHS Scholarship program is designed to identify well-rounded students who exhibit the four pillars of NHS membership: service, leader, character, and scholarship. Visit www.nhs.us/scholarships for more information.

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LEAD Conference: Washington, DC
Washington, DC, January 30 - February 1

LEAD conferences are designed for high school and middle level students and advisers and feature a full schedule of general sessions and workshops. CEUs are available for all participating advisers. Visit www.leadconferences.org for more information.

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Outstanding Service Projects Applications Due
None, January 30 - January 30

Have your chapter's awesome service project recognized at the national level! Visit www.nhs.us/osp to apply.

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