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Sponsors: Allen Nichols and Jay Windham

Phone: 615.904.6789

Email: nicholsa@rcschools.net and windhamj@rcschools.net

Meeting Time/Place: Week A rotation in the Senior Cafeteria

Upcoming Meetings/Events:

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 11/14.  Get excited!  Go here for the NHS scholarship.  See the file on the right to help you with instructions.

Description: Established in 1921, National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.

Scholarship: Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 at the end of the first semester of eleventh grade meet the scholarship requirement for membership. These students are then eligible for consideration on the basis of service, leadership, and character.

Service: This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit. Members are required to complete 20 individual service hours and participate in a chapter service project.

Leadership: Students leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, dependable, and persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others. Officers will be elected shortly after the induction ceremony. Regular attendance at meetings and events is expected.

Character: The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintains a good and clean lifestyle.

2017-2018 Officers:

President: May Huang
Vice President: Grant Skinner
Secretary/Treasurer: Olivia Jaramillo
Activities Chair: Mark Blackmon

New members (inducted Feb 2018) sign up for emails here. 
Join Remind 101: text @cmnh to 81010
Chapter Service Projects for Fall 2017:
 
One Goal – Punt, Pass, and Kick 
Date: Saturday, November 4
NHS Leading Officer: Mark Blackmon
Location: MTSU Soccer Fields
Times and volunteers: 8:00am-12:00pm. Up to 15 NHS members.
Job: One Goal Sports is a youth sports league in Murfreesboro. They are hosting a Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition on November 4th at the MTSU Soccer Field. Volunteers will help measure the distances of each pass and kick, calculate scores, and to check in and direct participants. Eddie Sally (contact info below) will have a class that will go over the duties of each job when it gets closer to time. They will start setting up the event at 8:00am and it will approximately end around 12:00pm, based on participation numbers. To get in touch with the director about volunteering, please contact One Goal through email at eddie@onegoalsports.net or call at 615.878.9181.
*Updated Sign up here*
 
Read to Succeed: Celebrity Bee
Date: Thursday, November 9
NHS Leading Officer: May Huang
Location: World Outreach Church
Times and volunteers: 5:00-9:30. Up to 25 NHS members (15 servers and 10 for clean-up).
Job: It's a pretty fancy evening. We have several local "celebrities" come out and do an old fashion spelling Bee. 
Servers – Servers will be taking meals to all the attendees. The servers will be refilling drinks and taking the dishes up when everyone is finished eating. Servers will need to wear black pants and a white shirt and comfortable shoes. The times for servers will be 5:30-7:30.
Clean Up Crew – Clean Up crew will be needed to help put all the tables and chairs back where they belong (you will be given directions that night) All trash picked up and all decorations and anything else that needs to be put away. The clean-up crew needs to arrive around 8 and stay until we are finished, which shouldn’t be much later than 9:30pm.
If students want to volunteer for the whole night, that would be great, but if they only want to help with one of the shifts, that is fine too.
*Updated Sign up here*

‘Boro International Festival
Date: Saturday, November 11
NHS Leading Officer: Olivia Jaramillo
Location: Cannonsburgh Village
Times and volunteers:

Shift 1: 8:30-12:30 (up to 15 members)
Shift 2: 12:00-4:30 (up to 15 members)

Job: Helping man booths and assisting groups and demonstrations.
The volunteer meeting will be held September 22, 2017 from 5:00pm to 5:30pm. All volunteers MUST attend the meeting unless they email huijukchoe96@gmail.com ahead of time.
*Updated Sign up here*
 
Angel Tree
Date: Various days in November and December
NHS Leading Officer: Grant Skinner
Location: CMS and Salvation Army
Times and volunteers: Varies per job/task. Up to 15 workers.
Job: The Angel Tree project will begin the first week of November. Sponsors/officers will send info/request forms to teachers on 11/1 so 1st period classes, clubs, and teams can adopt angels. You will also decorate a tree that will go in a place TBD and include more angels to be adopted. Each member of the committee will eventually sign up for either (a) picking up angels at Salvation Army, making copies of each, and adding instructions (b) publicity, (c) bringing decorations, or (d) decorating the tree. Finally, all members of the committee will also be needed to collect/deliver the gifts to Salvation Army. We will need some SUVs/trucks since some classes/groups will probably buy bikes and other large gifts.
*Updated Sign up here*
 
Habitat for Humanity
Date: Saturday, TBD
Location: TBD (specific address will be emailed later)
Times and volunteers:

Shift 1: 8:00-11:30 (6 students/1 parent)
Shift 2: 12:30-4:00 (6 students/1 parent)

Job: Helping with construction, clean-up, painting, etc. 
Waiver of Liability: Go here for the Safety Waiver Form. Each student needs to sign one.
*Updated Sign up here*
 
 
“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”--John Wooden