Five Highlights from Trailblazing Leadership Week

A week of leadership, learning, and recognition for dedicated school and student leaders ends today. Here we share some of the experiences that made them feel seen and heard as they were honored for blazing trails in education.

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NHS Alumni Create Free Resource to Help Students Navigate College Admissions

After they graduate from high school, many National Honor Society (NHS) students continue to find incredible ways to serve their communities. One such student is Robert Wachen. In this blogpost, the NHS alum from Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, MD, and a sophomore at Harvard University, shares his experience developing a website to support […]

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Seven Ideas for Celebrating Student Leaders

If you’re seeking creative ways to recognize student leaders at your school, “Celebrating Student Leaders,” a recent NatStuCo webinar, is for you. Held on March 15, panelists offered seven tips for establishing a culture where students are consistently celebrated for leadership. “We want it to become almost organic in a school, so that celebration occurs […]

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Donna Tippin

For New NEHS Advisers, Breakfast Chats Offer Ideas and Support

It’s not easy taking over as adviser of a National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) chapter, especially if you’re already teaching full time. To help some of the new advisers where I teach in Hillsborough County, FL, I started hosting breakfast chats last year to share ideas and offer support.

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NJHS and NHS Chapters Give Back

This holiday season, students from across the country are coming together to spread festive cheer through service! Get inspired by:

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Virginia Splichal and Emma Berg

Breathing New Life into One School’s NHS Chapter

2021 marked the centennial of National Honor Society (NHS), a program of the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Since its founding in 1921, NHS has recognized and encouraged exceptional student leaders. One such chapter, established a few years after NHS was born, is now gaining new life. Sterling High School (SHS) in the rural […]

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Esha Singhai

Maryland NHS Member in the Spotlight at UNICEF Global Forum

When Stranger Things was such a popular TV show, I was obsessed with Millie Bobby Brown, the British actress and model. One day I was scrolling through Instagram, and I saw on her page that she had been selected as UNICEF’s youngest Goodwill Ambassador. That really caught my eye because she was 14 at the […]

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Melissa Arroyo and Joseph Kaelin

Virtual LEAD Conference Engages Student Leaders and Advisers

Despite the challenges of putting together an engaging virtual conference for more than 2,400 student leaders and advisers, the LEAD Fall Conference earlier this month was a big success, with positive reviews from student and adult attendees alike.

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