Kevin Dunn

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your NHS and NJHS Chapter’s Food Drive

The issue of food insecurity facing our nation is more pressing than ever. According to Feeding America, unemployment and food insecurity have soared in the wake of the pandemic. In 2021, 53 million people turned to food banks and community programs for help putting food on the table. Given this challenge, your chapter may want […]

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Evan Osgood

My Path to Winning the 2022 NHS Scholarship

“Today, we make NHS history,” said Ronn Nozoe, CEO of NASSP, “by announcing an additional four $5,000 scholarships for each of the four NHS pillars: Character, Leadership, Scholarship, and Service.”

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Jeff Sherrill

Seven Tips for Posters That Pop!

Did you know that the average person will spend eight seconds or less looking at a poster? What’s the difference between a hallway poster that students walk by and one that grabs their attention for all of those eight seconds or longer? Here are seven tips for student leaders to keep in mind for their […]

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Melanie Rush

Five Easy Service Project Ideas for Your NHS Chapter

As advisers it is our main job to hold our National Honor Society (NHS) chapter members to the four pillars: leadership, scholarship, character, and service. This time of year, you may be looking for easy service projects to address that last pillar. I can help! I have been an NHS adviser for over 15 years […]

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Esha Singhai

Celebrating International Youth Day

In honor of International Youth Day, we’re re-upping this post by NHS alum, Esha Singhai. This school year, Esha begins her first year at the University of Maryand. Her words reflect how student leaders continually make a difference in their communities and in the world at large.

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Majalise Tolan

An Eye-Opening Trip to the Nation’s Capital

When I came to Washington, DC, in March for the NASSP Advocacy Conference, I walked by the National Museum of the American Indian. I thought about what a great experience it would be for our Native students back in Lincoln County, OR, to have the opportunity to visit the museum as a way to wrap […]

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Emily Whitehead

Embracing the Values of NHS by Sharing My Story

When I was five years old, I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It is the most common type of childhood cancer and curable in 90% of children with standard treatments; however, that was not the case for me. My childhood was halted by my diagnosis and transformed into a whirlwind of appointments, blood […]

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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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