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In a Class of Their Own: Prudential Honorees

Generation Z includes those born between 1994 and 2010. They've not yet entered the workforce, but they're already making themselves known as a group that has strong values and believes in giving back. In fact, according to a study by Millennial Branding, 77 percent of high school student respondents are either extremely or very interested...
Advise, Advise: Volume 45 (2016–2017)

An Election Connection

Involve students in the election for the benefit of themselves and the country When researchers for the Brookings Institution asked 4,000 high school students about politics last year, a majority said they had no faith in the political system, and less than 10 percent said they'd ever consider running for office. Their comments were telling:...
Advise, Advise: Volume 45 (2016–2017)

Making Your Case

Getting buy-in from principals, community members, and parents One cannot deny that school is a busy place. With classes, new learning initiatives, sports, clubs, celebrations, and of course, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, and student council meetings, students and staff are constantly juggling multiple commitments. Meaningful experiences outside the classroom, such as the...
Advise, Advise: Volume 45 (2016–2017)

February 2017

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Nominate Your Top NJHS Members Now! NJHS advisers may submit nominations now for the NJHS Outstanding Achievement Award. Schools can nominate as many NJHS members as they wish—there is no limit. Hurry to complete your nominations. The deadline is March 13. There are plenty of chances for your members to be recognized—500...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

February-March 2017

  One cannot deny that school is a busy place. With classes, new learning initiatives, sports, clubs, celebrations, and of course, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, and student council meetings, students and staff are constantly juggling multiple commitments. Download Full Issue Features Carrie Weese Jennifer Alquicira Matt Soeth Columns & Departments 2017 National Student...
Advise, Advise: Volume 45 (2016–2017)

January 2017

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Nominations to Open for NJHS Outstanding Achievement Award The NJHS Outstanding Achievement Award nomination process will open on January 30. The program will recognize 500 exceptional NJHS students each with a $500 award to be placed in a college savings account, program managed by OppenheimerFunds. Work with your principal to identify exceptional...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

December 2016-January 2017

  One cannot deny that school is a busy place. With classes, new learning initiatives, sports, clubs, celebrations, and of course, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, and student council meetings, students and staff are constantly juggling multiple commitments. Download Full Issue Features Jim Paterson Laura Nelson Selinsky Columns & Departments
Advise, Advise: Volume 45 (2016–2017)

December 2016

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS NHS Scholarships: A College Cost Cutter The upcoming holiday break is the perfect time for your NHS senior members to apply for an NHS Scholarship. There’s $1 million at stake to be distributed among 400 members. Help your most outstanding senior members offset their college costs by encouraging them to visit www.nhs.us/scholarship....
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

November 2016

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Think Globally. Act Locally. The formal launch of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Student Leadership Initiative: Global Citizenship took place at the LEAD Conference in Denver on November 11 during a Facebook Live event. The initiative brings NASSP and its student programs—NHS, NJHS, the National Elementary Honor Society, and...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

October 2016

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS NHS Virtual College Fair Coming This Week Tell your members to register for the NHS Virtual College Fair! It’s this Thursday, October 20. Attendees can save time and money as they begin to compose or narrow down a college wish list. Members or parents simply need to register at www.nhs.us/virtualcollegefair with your...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

October-November 2016

  One cannot deny that school is a busy place. With classes, new learning initiatives, sports, clubs, celebrations, and of course, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, and student council meetings, students and staff are constantly juggling multiple commitments. Download Full Issue Features Jodie Stewart-Ruck Laura Watts Erinn Vincent Columns & Departments
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September 2016

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Register now for any 2016–17 NHS/NJHS college admission planning webinar Registration is open now for all sessions in the 2016-17 National Honor Societies’ college admission and financial aid planning webinar series. The first webinar, “The College Application Process: An Insider’s View,” is Wednesday, September 28, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. (ET). Members...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

September 2016

  One cannot deny that school is a busy place. With classes, new learning initiatives, sports, clubs, celebrations, and of course, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, and student council meetings, students and staff are constantly juggling multiple commitments. Download Full Issue Features Jodie Stewart-Ruck Jim Paterson Amanda Karhuse Lin Grensing-Pophal Columns & Departments
Advise, Advise: Volume 45 (2016–2017)

August 2016

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016–17 College Admission and Financial Aid Planning Webinar Series There’s more to getting into a top-pick college than completing an application. Learn all the considerations during “The College Application Process: An Insider's View” on Wednesday, September 28, 7:00–8:00 p.m. (ET). It’s the first NHS/NJHS college admission and financial aid planning webinar of...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2016–17

June 2016

End-of-Year High Fives Some of you are well into your summer break and others are still counting the days or hours until you head out for a well-deserved respite. For all your work to celebrate the achievement and support the success of your chapter members this year, we say “Thank you!” NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Do...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2015–16

June 2016

Advisers know how important parent involvement is to fostering community engagement, student success, and a positive school culture. Parents are key stakeholders in a school, and keeping them in the loop can be critical. Features Jodie Stewart-Ruck Ebony Brown Windom Jamie Pascua Columns & Departments
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May 2016

CELEBRATING ACHIEVEMENT We're not sure what's louder—the collective sigh of relief as the end of another academic year approaches or the thunderous applause over the many accomplishments of your chapter and members. There are many congratulatory and "thank you" messages to share. So here we go... NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS NHS Scholarship Winners Announced The NHS...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2015–16

April 2016

Spring Into Action This season is full of anticipation and events, from prom and graduation planning to outdoor chapter service projects. You and your school community are likely very busy. We appreciate the many hats you’re wearing as teachers and activity advisers during this time of year. NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS Registration Set to Open for...
Honor Society News, Honor Society News: 2015–16

April-May 2016

Research shows the value of student experience in a foreign country—whether it's a year of study in China, a month of work in an African village, or even a week visiting popular tourist locations in Paris. Students will inevitably tell you how much they enjoyed it, and those who know them will tell you they've...
Advise, Advise: Volume 44 (2015–2016)