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Tag, You're IT!

In an effort to encourage quality character on our campus, the local Hearne High School chapter of the National Honor Society began a program of "Tag, You're IT!" All high school staff and NHS members were asked to submit nominations for this designation. When a student was observed exhibiting role-model behavior, they became a nominee whose name was presented to our chapter executive committee (NHS officers). These 7 officers voted whether or not to approve the nominated student for the honor.… Read More »

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Winter Secret Pals

This project's main goals were to get teachers and students more involved in school activities and to build a relation between the teachers and the students. We have traditionally sponsored secret pals; however, for the past three years our number of faculty participants has drastically declined. The SGA members did not want to quit the project. Therefore, this year we decided to add a new element to the activity. We decided to have a breakfast at the end of the week for the student and teacher… Read More »

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Ryan's Playbooks

While researching service opportunities, we came across Ryan's Playbooks, sponsored by DoSomething.org. We printed out templates and spent an afternoon with 60 students making activity books for school-aged children in hospitals. We made math puzzles, crossword puzzles, word-searches, coloring pages, artistic challenges, and word scrambles for over 200 patients. We delivered these books to St.Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. We have a second delivery, yet to be made.  Read More »

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Upcoming
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National Principals Month
Washington, DC, October 1 - October 31

October is National Principals Month, and NASSP honors the hard work and dedication of America’s principals all month long. National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

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LEAD Conference: Phoenix, AZ
Tempe, AZ, November 13 - November 15

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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LEAD Conference: Washington, DC
Arlington, VA, January 29 - January 31

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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Chapters
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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.