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NHS Chapter Meeting Excused Absence Form

Posted on October 26, 2021

Please fill out this form if you need to excuse an absence. As a reminder, attendance policies are available in the NHS Bylaws under the Files section of the website.

October Chapter Meeting Delayed

Posted on October 08, 2021

Due to a scheduling conflict, our October chapter meeting will be delayed until the next week. It is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, October 21st.

Fall 2021 Service Log

Posted on September 30, 2021

If you need to access the Service Log for the Fall 2021 Semester, it is accessible under the "Files" tab of the NHS website. You can also find it linked right here.

2021-22 Induction

Posted on September 16, 2021

Induction will be held on Thursday, September 23rd in the FHS Big Gym. Inductees should arrive by 5:30 PM. Family members of inductees are welcome, but please do not wear high heels as they damage the gym floor. Inductees should wear formal attire. All attendees, including family members are required to wear a mask covering their mouth and nose at all times!

NOTE THAT CURRENT MEMBERS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED TO ATTEND INDUCTION.

2021-22 NHS Member Decisions

Posted on August 24, 2021

All 2021 applicants will receive an email to their BVSD address regarding acceptance status before the end of August. Please email [email protected] if you do not receive an email before September 1.

NHS Prospective Member Meetings

Posted on February 21, 2021

Students interested in joining National Honor Society should attend a prospective member meeting either Sunday, March 7th at 8:00 PM or Monday, March 8th at 8:00 AM using this link: https://meet.google.com/xkg-iiyp-qob. Attendance at one of these meetings is mandatory to be considered for NHS. Please also keep in mind that students must have at least a 4.0 weighted GPA in order to be considered for membership. More information can be found on the NHS page of the Fairview website. If you know anyone who might be interested in joining NHS, please give them this information and encourage them to come! Thanks!

Prospective Members & Cyber Seniors Volunteering

Posted on February 04, 2020

If you are interested in being a member of NHS in the coming school year, please attend the one of meetings on March 4th and 5th at 8:30 am. Please read article VI of the member bylaws for the requirements to be considered for selection.

In addition, it would be beneficial to have at least 10 hours of service before being considered for selection to NHS. Cyber Seniors is a great way to help out the community and fulfill these requirements. It takes place every Sunday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, and please sign up on this spreadsheet and email [email protected] with any questions.

Missed Meeting Information from Bylaws

Posted on September 01, 2017

Section 2: Members shall be allowed no more than two unexplained absences per school year with any more than two unexplained absences establishing grounds for dismissal.
Section 3: Members shall have the right to petition the executive council in writing for the granting of an explained absence. Two explained absences shall equal one unexplained absence. The petition must be submitted to the executive council within one week prior to or within the week following the meeting not attended.
Section 4: The executive council shall review the petition as to its nature and validity, promptly notifying the petitioner of the verdict by means of the bulletin board.
Section 5: The executive council reserves the right to waive the absence specifications when the member experiences unusual circumstances. The waiving of said specifications shall take place pending the approval of the Faculty Council.
Section 6: All members who miss a meeting (even if they were meeting with a teacher), must attend a “makeup meeting” during CAT/block lunch the Thursday after the missed meeting. There, a Leadership Team member will facilitate a discussion/reflection among the members and provide an update on what the members missed during the actual meeting.
Section 7: All members shall be required to attend the fall induction ceremony.

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