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National Junior Honor Society


Meridianville Middle School is pleased to be a chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.  Membership provides an opportunity to involve chapter members in significant learning experiences especially in the area of area considered with high importance in the college application process.

Qualifying 7th and 8th grade students may be invited to become members of the NJHS after completion of the first semester.

Membership is a privilege bestowed by faculty and is not based solely on grades.  Students must have attended Meridianville Middle School for at least one full semester. Transfer students may be considered next school year.

Students who meet the academic qualifications are then evaluated by their instructors on the four other points of the NJHS Qualities: outstanding citizenship, character, leadership, and service.  These four points are equally important as scholarship.


Section 1.  A membership fee will be required within 30 days of the induction.
Section 2.  Each member of this chapter who is in good standing with regard to the membership standards and member obligations shall be granted the privilege to wear the emblem adopted by the National Junior Honor Society.
Section 3. Any member who withdraws, resigns, or is dismissed from the chapter shall have the privilege of wearing the emblem of the chapter revoked.
Section 4. Members are to obtain a minimum of 7 merits a semester; failure to meet the merit requirement will face disciplinary action within the organization (SEE Article X). Merits may be earned as follows:

  1. Attendance to chapter meetings (1 merit)
  2. Every 30 minutes for a chapter event (1 merit)
  3. Every 30 minutes of service outside of chapter service events; these must be approved by the chapter adviser and include documentation by a leader of the organization you are assisting (1 merit)
Section 5.  Members must be in good standing academically and behaviorally. Students must maintain a 3.25 GPA in the four (4) core subject areas each grading period; each letter grade is worth a set value (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1) and divided by four. Students may not have more than one detention a semester; students who are assigned an In School Suspension (ISS) will immediately face consideration of dismissal from the organization (SEE Article X).