NWHS National HOnor Society
To print the service hour form download the pdf & print.
Mrs. Martin & Mrs. Poston are the advisers for NHS. NHS eligibility criteria & selection process are posted on this page.
Listed on the NHS bulletin board inside the library.
Meeting Dates for the year: 2nd Wednesday of the month (unless we are out of school).
September 12, 2018 October 16, 2018 (Tues)
November 14, 2018
December 12, 2018
January 9, 2019
February 13, 2019
March 13, 2019
April 10, 2019
May 8, 2019
Service Project- All members are required to participate in the group service. Details will be discussed in our monthly meetings.
Service Hours: Your 15 individual service hours are due:
10 hours by Nov. 1, 2019
5 hours by Feb. 5, 2020
Forms are located on this page.
Senior Graduation Sash: Students will be able to pay for their sash in the 2nd semester after service hours have been completed.
Below is a list of approved volunteer opportunities to fulfill your 15 individual service hours. Any service hours performed for an organization NOT on this list will require prior approval from an advisor via email.
CMC Teacher Warehouse-To volunteer call 931-920-7928
Habitat for Humanity Restore
Clarksville Humane Society
Cats R Us
Clarksville Public Library- Accepts Teen Volunteers in the Summer 931-648-8826 Ext. 21418 (Children's Dept)
Local Churches (Sunday School, VBS)- contact your local church- other church related service activities require prior approval.
Boy Scouts & Girls Scouts of America- (Assistant leader to younger members) other scout service activities require prior approval
Local Elementary & Middle Schools (Reading events, family nights, tutoring)
Local Nursing Homes-visit with residents
Service Opportunities sent via Remind by Advisors
National Honor Society National Organization Information
ARTICLE IV: MEMBERSHIP
Section 1. Membership in this chapter is an honor bestowed upon deserving students by the faculty and shall be based on the criteria of Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.
Section 2. Membership in this chapter shall be known as active, honorary, and graduate. Active members become graduate members at graduation. Graduate and honorary members have no voice or vote in chapter affairs.
Section 3. Eligibility:
a. Candidates eligible for selection to this chapter must be members of the sophomore or junior class.
b. To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must have been enrolled for a period equivalent to one semester at Northwest High School.
c. Candidates eligible for election to the chapter shall have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Upon meeting the grade level, enrollment, and GPA standards, candidates shall then be considered based on their service, leadership, and character
ARTICLE V: SELECTION OF MEMBERS
Section 1. The selection of members to this chapter shall be by a majority vote of the Faculty Council which consists of five faculty members appointed by the principal. The chapter adviser shall be the sixth, non-voting, ex-officio member of the Faculty Council.
Section 2. The selection of active members shall be held once per school year.
Section 3. Prior to the final selection, the following shall occur:
a. Students’ academic records shall be reviewed to determine scholastic eligibility.
b. All students who are eligible scholastically (i.e., candidates) shall be notified and asked to complete and submit the Candidate’s Application Form for further consideration.
c. The faculty shall be requested to evaluate candidates determined to be scholastically eligible using the official evaluation form provided by the chapter adviser.
d. The Faculty Council shall review the Candidate Forms, faculty evaluations and other relevant information to determine those who fully meet the selection criteria for membership.
Section 4. Candidates become members when inducted at a special ceremony.
Section 5. An active member of the National Honor Society who transfers from this school will be given an official letter indicating the status of his/her membership.
Section 6. An active member of the National Honor Society who transfers to this school will be automatically accepted for membership in this chapter. The Faculty Council shall grant to the transferring member one semester to attain the membership requirements and, thereafter, this member must maintain those requirements for this chapter in order to retain his/her membership.