JCHS National English Honor Society
    The National English Honor Society is intended for students who merit special recognition for their
    achievements in English/Language Arts.  
    Current Members:
    • You can only miss two meetings for the entire year.  Missing more can result in having membership withdrawn.  Not sure of your status?  Email Mrs. Skavdahl.
    • NEHS dues and signed forms are due by the end of the day on Friday, November 9th to Mrs. Skavdahl in Room 2606.
    • If you have emailed Mrs. Skavdahl indicating that you would like to run for an officer position, please be prepared to deliver a short speech (1-2 minutes) at our first meeting. Elections will be held immediately after speeches. 
    • All members should join our NEHS Remind. Remind will be the primary mode of communication regarding meetings and other pertinent information. 
    Service Hours Opportunities:
    • You can bring Mrs. Skavdahl (2606) three or more books for donation to the Gum Spring Library.  All you need to do is drop them off!  3 books = 1 service hour (limit one per quarter)
    • You can donate an English curriculum title to the JCHS English Department.  Not sure of the titles needed?  Speak with Mrs. Skavdahl. 1 book = 1 service hour (limit one per quarter)
    • You earn one hour point per meeting you attend. 
    • You earn one hour point for visiting the JCHS Writing Center (limit one hour per quarter).
    • Record hours using tinyurl.com/JCHSNEHSHourLog.
    Considering applying for NEHS? If so, keep in the mind the NEHS requirements to apply: 
    NEHS Key
    • currently a junior or senior at JCHS
    • currently enrolled in English at JCHS
    • overall GPA is currently 3.0 or higher
    • transcript reflects a 90% semester GPA in English 
    • willingness to participate in English-related activities
    • no honor code infractions
    • have spent at least two consecutive semesters in English classes at JCHS


    Important Dates:

    • Applications open: Monday, September 17th
    • Applications due: Friday, September 28th
    • Applicants notified of status: Tuesday,October 23rd in English classes
    • First meeting: Thursday, December 13th in Room 2312
      • Agenda for the meeting on 12/13
      • Agenda for the meeting on 2/7
      • Agenda for the meeting on 4/5


    Please contact Mrs. Skavdahl (2606) with any questions.