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Voice Recognition

National Honor Society

National Honor Society

The Pledge taken at induction into the Chenango Forks Chapter of NHS:

I, being aware of the honor which is being bestowed upon me by my selection for membership in the National Honor Society, do hereby pledge loyalty to this organization. 

It shall be my earnest purpose to give unsparingly of my time and energy toward the promotion of all school activities. 

I will strive to be at all times a model student, and will never knowingly bring reproach upon my school. 

I pledge myself to uphold the high purpose of this Society for which I have been selected, striving in every way--by word and deed--to make its ideals the ideals of my school and of my life.


Spring 2020 Chenango Forks Chapter of the National Honor Society Inductees

Candidate application form

Remember, THIS was the plan back in February 2020:
On Wednesday, March 18, we will be distributing paperwork to be filled out by candidate applicants and returned to the advisors by April 1. 
Applicants should be planning on meeting in the LIBRARY during remedial to receive the materials. 

Candidate Reference form (3) required

This form is to be used to recommend a CF high school honor society candidate by adults outside of the CF School District. We have two formats. If you need direct copy, please email [email protected] or [email protected]
Use this link to access  PDF 
This is in a Word format  
Please return these to the High School by April 1.  

Chenango Forks Membership Procedure

   *Guidance office computes averages for sophomores & juniors at a time determined by the CF NHS Faculty Council.

   *Letters sent to inviting students with appropriate averages to continue in the membership process of the Chenango Forks National Honor Society.

   *Candidate meeting with CF NHS, held during a remedial period – Character Information Forms and Character Reference Forms distributed, and consideration process reviewed.

  *Character Reference Survey forms distributed & collected.

   *Character Information Forms and Character Reference Forms due to the Advisors.

   *Candidates with complete paperwork schedule an interview with members of the Faculty Council, to be held during the school day.

   *Faculty Council reviews candidates & determines induction membership list for Spring 2019.

   *Letters sent to students regarding membership in CF HS NHS.

   *Appeal letters are due as determined by Faculty Council prior to induction.

   *Induction Rehearsal during Remedial on the day of induction.

   *Induction Ceremony, with reception to follow.

Service opportunities

Please check your "Remind" account for National Honor Society for opportunities.
Ongoing--Tutoring.  We often receive requests from teachers for a tutor.  Please put your name on the volunteer list with the advisors.  We will contact you as requests arrive.  

Please submit service hour paperwork to the Advisors in a timely manner for credits.

"National Honor Society" / NHS are duly registered trademarks of the National Associations of Secondary School Principles (NASSP). Unauthorized copying or use of said trademarks is strictly prohibited.

NHS Forms

If you are tutoring for a teacher this form needs to be handed in to Ms. Alger or Ms. Bielenda, after the tutoring has been completed.

Pillars (defined by National Honor Society)

First year eligible is Sophomore second semester. 
90%+ GPA to be maintained.
Leadership Characteristics (NHS
• Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions
• Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities
• Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals and spirit
• Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school
• Is able to delegate responsibilities
• Inspires positive behavior in others
• Demonstrates academic initiative
• Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility; conducts business effectively and efficiently; demonstrates reliability and dependability
• Is a leader in the classroom, at work, or in other school or community activities
• Is dependable in any responsibility accepted
Service Activities (NHS
• Volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance, and is willing to make sacrifices to offer assistance
• Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities
• Enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school • Is willing to represent the class or school in inter-class and interscholastic competition
• Does committee and staff work without complaint
• Participates in some activity outside of school, for example,Girl Scouts; Boy Scouts; religious groups; volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged.
• Mentors in the community or students at other schools
• Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students
Character traits (NHS
• Consistently exemplifies positive and desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability)
• Cooperates by complying with all school policies and regulations and codes of student conduct
• Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously
• Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty, academic integrity, and reliability
• Regularly exhibits courtesy, concern, and respect for others • Complies with instructions and rules, and displays personal responsibility

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