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Phoenix Matters

In its first year, the NJHS chapter at Imagine Cortez Park decided to make sure that each of its members and the community was shown that it mattered. Our Phoenix Matters project had the ICP NJHS chapter painting graffiti in the neighborhood, cleaning up trash covering a one mile radius of the school, collecting food for thanksgiving dinners for our community and donating time and money to non-profit organizations that feed homeless. In total the NJHS chapter at ICP volunteered over 350 hours… Read More »

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Heart Attack

The students wanted to show their appreciation for their 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 heart for any teacher or staff member 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. After school on the day before Valentine's Day, the Student Council members taped all the hearts to the… Read More »

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Librarian's Day

We were so thrilled to present Ms. Fritzsche, our school librarian, with a beautiful terrarium for National School Librarian's Day on April 4, 2014. Ms. Fritzsche has been at our school for over 10 years and this was her last year before retirement. Student Council members remembered a Chinese Proverb that says, "A book is like a garden that is kept in the pocket." With that proverb, they decided to get Ms. Fritzsche a terrarium for her desk (and home) to remind her that we will never forget… Read More »

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NDANHS Spring Conference
Bismarck, ND, April 26 - April 27

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Middle Level SC/NJHS Spring Conference
Bismarck, ND, April 27 - April 28

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NASC National Conference
Albuquerque, NM, June 26 - June 28

Student leaders and advisers from NASC will be gathering for a national conference that provides essential leadership training and celebrates leadership, civic engagement, service, and the voice of student leaders. Visit NASCConference.org for more information.

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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.