National Junior Honor Society

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at Key Middle School

NJHS Sponsors: Marci Dietrich - [email protected], Suzy Corcoran - [email protected], Alexis Delosrios - [email protected]

Established in 1929, the National Junior Honor Society is the nation’s premier recognition program for middle school students.  

Frequently Asked Questions:

Eligibility/Selection: At the conclusion of the first semester, all rising 8th grade students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher will be given the opportunity to apply.  The application process consists of teacher recommendations, essay completion, school/community involvement information. Selected students are invited each spring to join the Key chapter once the committee has reviewed all applications.

Induction Ceremony: Students, family, and friends will be invited to join an induction ceremony in the fall of 2023.  This evening celebration is a special way to welcome our new members to the Key chapter.

Meetings/Activities: Members of the Key chapter will have ample opportunities to participate in various activities throughout the academic year.  Meetings will occur during Learning Seminar quarterly. Students will be notified of the time and location of the meetings. 

Everyday Pillars of NJHS

Everyday Scholarship

is a commitment to learning and growing on an educational path.

Everyday Service

is seeking out and engaging in meaningful service, not simply doing acts of service to fulfill a school, district, or program requirement, or to collect hours.

Everyday Leadership

is carrying oneself with dignity and taking ownership and responsibility for one’s own actions and participation.

Everyday Character

is valuing diverse cultures and building relationships that reflect love of self but also concern for others.

Everyday Citizenship

is accepting one’s place and role in the community and seeking to understand the concerns and strengths of that community.