NJHS Application Process

The National Junior Honor Society application process will start on Monday,  February 11th. Students should pick up the application form at the Middle School Office from this  day and turn it in by Friday, February 15th. If your child is interested in applying please read carefully the following information.

NJHS is an organization that recognizes outstanding middle school students, not only for their academic performance but also for excellence in the pillars of character, service, citizenship, and leadership.  At CNG, students who are accepted to NJHS can expect to work on planning and carrying out community activities, like the Halloween costume contest and Teacher Day breakfast; community service projects with the Colegio Fundacion Nueva Granada and with other  organizations such as Fundacion El Portal, Casa de la Madre y el Niño; and fundraisers to support our service projects. We also support other clubs and organizations in our school and Middle School.

Students will be considered for selection based on the following five pillars:

I. Scholarship

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

  • Three or fewer unexcused tardies per quarter

II. Leadership

  • Showing leadership in the classroom and in other school or community activities

  • Successfully holding school offices or positions of responsibility

III. Service

  • Participating in service or charitable activities outside of school

  • Demonstrating exceptional commitment to advisory service projects

  • Mentoring people in the community or students at other schools

  • Helping with requests made by staff to support our school community

  • Volunteering to provide assistance whenever needed

IV. Citizenship

  • Understanding the importance of civic involvement

  • Having high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy

  • Involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, athletics, and school clubs

V. Character

  • Upholding our core values of respect, responsibility, and integrity

  • Complying with school rules

  • No disciplinary referrals

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