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Wish Week

Through the Colorado State Service Project for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, our school "adopted" the wish of a little boy named Garett. Garett was fighting a a rare form of leukemia and wanted to go to an exotic racing school. We organized a week long fundraising campaign for Garett with two nights we have home basketball games where we do our "Miracle Minute" by going into the crowd and collecting money between quarters and at half time. On Tuesday night, the Cactus Grille catered for a game… Read More »

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Braid-a-Rug

Student Council wanted to do a project to help the homeless shelters in our area.  They decided on this project to help the shelters project a feeling of home.  Student Council members collected used, clean, colored t-shirts from every source possible--family, friends, faculty, and administration.  The t-shirts were prepared as follows:  sleeves, neck ribbing, and hems were cut off; then, the t-shirts were cut into 1-inch strips.  After the strips were cut, they were… Read More »

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Little Free Libraries

We partnered with the Los Angeles Police Department in opening a Little Free Library in the lobby of each of its stations. These little libraries are meant to give children in downtown Los Angeles a safe place to read and share books ... and to promote literacy and a love of reading. The concept is simple: take a book, leave a book. No due dates, late fees, or library cards required. Our school donated 1,683 books for children age K-8. Read More »

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Upcoming
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7th Anniversary of NEHS
None, April 5 - April 5

Celebrate the founding of National Elementary Honor Society with your chapter!

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Georgia NHS State Convention
Jekyll Island, GA, April 12 - April 14

The GANHS State Convention will be held Jekyll Island on April 12-14, 2015. For more information, please visit http://teacherpages.hallco.org/webpages/ganhs/.

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National Student Leadership Week
None, April 19 - April 25

Join chapters from around the nation in celebrating National Student Leadership Week (NSLW) 2015. NSLW, sponsored by the NHS national office since 1972, is an annual recognition of the important roles that student leaders play in schools and communities.

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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.