NJHS Candidate Form

Kilmer Middle School 8100 Wolftrap Road

Vienna, Virginia 22182

October 19, 2020

Dear National Junior Honor Society Candidate and Parents/Guardians,

Kilmer NJHS will begin in November with our continued focus on Service Learning. Below are the guidelines for becoming a Candidate for Kilmer NJHS. Return the NJHS Candidate Application Form electronically by November 3, indicating that the student would like to be considered as an NJHS Candidate and that you both understand the NJHS Candidate and Member requirements. Students selected as NJHS candidates for 2020-2021 will be notified through their school email by November 10.

Selection of NJHS Candidates

  1. The candidate must be a member of the 8th grade class.
  2. The candidate must have been in attendance at Kilmer Middle School since at least September 2020.
  3. The candidate must hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.70, based on the final mark for 7th grade. Kilmer NJHS membership is incumbent on a cumulative 3.7 GPA (minimum) by the end of the third quarter of the 2020-2021 academic year.
  4. The NJHS committee will review candidates’ standing. Students who do not promote scholarship, character, citizenship, leadership and service in the classroom and in their community will not be considered for membership.
  5. Anyone applying for membership with an honor code violation within the 2020-2021 school year will not be considered for acceptance.
  6. NJHS activities and service learning information will be posted in Schoology. NJHS activities posted in Schoology must be completed by the deadline to earn NJHS membership.
  7. A service learning project must be completed in groups or individually. The FCPS Student Service Learning project will be a major commitment for all NJHS candidates to demonstrate character, leadership, and citizenship in the Kilmer community and beyond.
  8. Service learning projects will be completed remotely, adhering to FCPS Operational Metrics and guidelines.
  9. Candidates complete the year by demonstrating their acquired skills and knowledge in a Service Learning Gallery.

REQUIRED FOR STUDENT AND PARENT/GUARDIAN: Sign this Google form and submit it by November 3, 2020, indicating that the student would like to be considered as an NJHS Candidate and that you both understand the requirements of being an NJHS Candidate and Member.