National Honor Society
About National Honor Society (NHS)
National Honor Society is an organization formed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to recognize academic achievement and promote leadership and character development in the school. A major tenant of National Honor Society is the commitment to community service. Each student member of the Bloomfield Hills High School Chapter of National Honor Society completes additional hours of community service beyond the service hours required for graduation, a portion of which is devoted to academic tutoring and peer mentoring.
Eligibility Requirements for NHS
- Current sophomore or junior
- Attended BHHS for at least one complete semester
- Genuine personal (student) interest in pursuing NHS membership
- Recognized by teachers and peers as a positive leader in the school community
- Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.50 (not rounded)
- Completed and document 25 of the 40 district-required community service hours
- Submitted a complete application by deadline (generally available to students early February)
Attention families interested in information on NHS eligibility:An email went out to all students listing relevant information about community service and the application process for joining our chapter of the National Honor Society on January 22, 2018. This email is fairly comprehensive and should answer many questions that students have about the process of applying for the organization.
After first semester grades have been reported and community service hours have been reviewed, the NHS adviser will send emails to all eligible students' school email accounts announcing that they have met the credentials and may proceed with the process. There will be a detailed list of instructions in the email along with all necessary forms. The eligibility email should arrive on Monday, February 12th, and students have until this Friday, January 26th to submit their community service hours to Ms. Brack in the counseling office.
This is a student-centered process and NHS candidates should independently work with the resources that will be provided to complete their applications. Please contact Terri Thav at TThav@bloomfield.org with any questions.