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Mission and Purpose
The National Honor Society (NHS) 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 (and Citizenship for NJHS). These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since their beginnings in 1921.

Four main purposes have guided chapters of NHS from the beginning: "To create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of secondary schools." These purposes also translate into the criteria used for membership selection in each local chapter.

2013-2014 Officers
Presidents: Elizabeth Ruiz/Luis Duarte
•Plans Meetings
•Delegates Duties
•Meeting Reflections
•Student Council Rep.
•Manages Officers
•Staff Liaison
•Maintains Member Service Hours
•Manages Parent Night


•V.P. of ServiceKeren Henriquez
•Manages  Tutors
•Maintains Tutor Service Hours
•Counsels "Fundraising Members"
•Coordinates Academic Bootcamps
•Tutoring Report at Meetings


V.P. of Committees/Clubs: Jacqueline Andrade
•Manages Committee Chairs
•Coordinates Committees
•Counsels "Contribution Members"
•Coordinates Retreats
•Coordinates Ceremonies
•Committee Report at Meetings


Treasurer of Fundraising: Vacant
•Project Manager of Startup Fundraiser
•President of School Fundraising Club
•Supervises all  Fundraising  Members
•Manages all Fundraising Plans
•Writes Two Grants Per  Year
•Fundraising Reports at Meetings


Treasurer of Budget: Vacant
•Keeps Accurate Record All Financial Transactions
•President of  Boxer Service Club
•Supervises All Contibuting Members
•Works Closely with School Treasurer
•Manages All Incoming Money
•Writes Two Grants Per Year
•Budget Report at Meetings


Secretary of Correspondence: Ashly Jarillo
Reports, Files, & Answers All Correspondence
President of Publishing Club
Writes and Delivers All Notes of Courtesy
Editor & Cheif of Website Pages
Coordinates and Reports Activity Calendar


Secretary of Membership: Vacant
Coordinates and Issues All Agendas and Minutes
President of Networking Club
Keeps Permanent Record of All NHS Attendance
Liaison to School Counselors and School Records
Coordinates All Scholarship Opportunites
Networking & Scholarship Report at Meetings


Historian: Vacant
Maintains NHS School Website Pages
President of Promotional Club
Maintains NHS Wall
NHS Publicity Agent
Publicity Report at Meetings


Parliamentarian: Vacant
Compliance Officer For Membership
President of Boxer Branding Club
Maintains Record of Compliance
Issues Citations & Monitors Probation
Compliance Report at Meetings