QCHS NHS MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES – 2015-2016

  1. Meetings:  NHS members must attend the following meetings.  Absences are excusable only if you are lawfully excused from school or for a sports game/musical performance (but not for practice/rehearsal).  Meetings will be held on Thursdays in the QCHS Cafeteria beginning at 2:30 PM.  Most meetings will last for about 30 minutes.  Dates:  11/19, 12/17, 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21, and 5/19.

  2. School Service:  NHS members must complete 12 hours of service to the school/community.  Volunteer opportunities will be presented throughout the year in order to meet this requirement.

  3. Individual Service:  NHS members must complete a 12-hour “individual service project.”  By the January meeting, you must complete a project proposal for approval by the NHS officers.  The project must be completed by the May meeting.

  4. Dues Payment:  The one-time dues payment for membership is $15 (cash or check payable to "QCHS NHS”).  The payment must be brought to the November meeting.

  5. Academics & Behavior:  NHS members must maintain a 3.5 GPA, must not commit serious disciplinary infractions, and must not have excessive absences from school.  Any violation of the NHS Constitution and chapter bylaws, such as the academic and behavioral concerns mentioned, will result in expulsion from the NHS.