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CVHS NHS

Welcome to the CVHS National Honor Society website.

The CVHS NHS is proud to actively serve the Capo community.

NHS Selection Procedures for 2018-2019

Summary of Requirements for Candidates

▪   Candidates must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors.

▪   Candidates must have an academic weighted GPA of 3.6 or above.  Members are required to maintain this GPA throughout the school year.

▪   Candidates must have previous experience in both community service and leadership, and show evidence of a strong moral character.

▪   Candidates must submit two formal recommendations

 

CVHS NHS Selection Procedure – Fall 2018

Informational Meeting for Prospective Members:  September 13th , 2018 at lunch in room J1

Candidate forms handed out to students who meet GPA requirement by proof of transcript: September 14th – September 21st, 2018

Candidate forms due:  October 5th, 2018

Faculty Council meetings to score applications and finalize list of new members: October 5th– October 12th, 2018

Advisor meeting with principal to finalize list of new members: October 15th – 17th, 2018

New Members announced: October 19th, 2018

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Welcome to NHS

The National Honor Society (NHS) is one of the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.

3 Strikes and You're Out!

Hello NHS!

This year, NHS is implementing the Three Strikes System. In order to promote the integrity of the club, the system will enforce punctualness and responsibility. 

The system is simple. If you acquire three strikes, you will be dismissed from the club. You can receive strikes by:

  1. Missing a meeting without an excuse for your absence. If you are at school, you must attend the meeting. If you are absent, your absence must be one that is excused by attendance. If you are unable to attend because of other important activities, contact your faction/class representative before the meeting.
  2. Submitting hours after deadline. Do note, the NHS executive board members will NOT sign hour sheets the day hours are due. You will not receive a strike for asking them to sign. However, without their signature, hours sheets may be submitted late or incomplete, leading to a strike.
  3. Submitting incomplete hours sheets. Hours sheets without sufficient hours in either category will receive a strike.

*Note: Strikes are cumulative throughout membership in NHS*

Besides receiving three strikes, you will be automatically dismissed from the club if you are caught cheating or you do not complete hours for two consecutive semesters. 

Please be responsible and honest. It is an honor to be a part of NHS. Do your best to live up to what the club represents. 

Thank you,

NHS Executive Board

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Learn How To Possibly Save Tens of Thousands of $s for College and Possibly Graduate Early Posted 10/11/18

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, October 24th at 6:30 pm in our CVHS Mall.  Mr. Ochwat will show students and their families how they can possibly save tens of thousands of dollars for college and graduate a year or two early.  Information will also be shared showing how students can attend schools outside of CA for less than it would cost to attend a Cal State or UC.  Students from all grades, family members, and parents are welcome to attend.