The St. Thomas the Apostle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.
Students are monitored in the following fields from grades 6-8.
- Individual schools may dictate what qualifies students for NJHS
Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 92, A, 4.0on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standard of excellence. (Each school chapter is allowed to require a higher cumulative GPA.)
This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation.
Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.
The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; The student should have an impeccable disciplinary record, with a clean file.
The student who demonstrates citizenship understands the importance of civic engagement; has a high regard for freedom and justice; respects the U.S. form of government; respects the law for all citizens at the local, state, and federal levels; and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility in activities such as scouting, community organizations, or school clubs.