National Elementary Honor Society
Criteria and Guidelines
The National Elementary Honor Society guidelines emphasize four criteria for membership:
scholarship, responsibility, service, and leadership.
A faculty council of at least 3 members review grades, faculty input and candidate forms to make the determination of membership.
At the end of the 5th six weeks of the students 4th grade year, students must have 90%, cumulative average in all four core academic areas (averaged similar to a GPA).
FACULTY INPUT FORMS:
This is used for feedback on responsibility, service and leadership. They will use a scale of 1-4 (1 being low/poor and 4 being high/outstanding). Students must earn 16 out of 24 total points in this are to qualify.
NEHS CANDIDATE FORMS:
Form must be filled out and returned on deadline giving information about leadership positions held, service activities, membership in groups or organizations, and responsibilities taken at home or with family.
Third through fifth grade students have the opportunity to apply for the green committee. Two students from each class will be chosen.
Mrs. Crawford and Mrs. Edmonson will notify students when essays are due.
What kinds of things does the Green Committee do during the school year?
Each home room competes for the most plastic sacks. Home room green committee representative would be in charge of counting and flattening all bags. The homeroom that brought the most sacks earned a pizza party.
Green committee visits the food pantry.
*Each home room competes to see who brought the most markers. Teachers collect all year around. Winning class earns a prize.
*Weekly meetings and activities.
*During meetings our focus would be monthly projects, discussing how we can recycle in our community, or discussing how we can better serve our school.
*Aluminum cans collected all year around.