World Language Honor Society
World Language Honor Society Coordinator & Spanish Chapter Advisor:
Sra. Lisa Rodriguez (503) 673-7815 ext. 4808
Chinese Chapter Advisor:
Anna Gustafson (503) 673-815 ext. 4855
French Chapter Advisor:
Erin O'Malley (503) 673-7815 ext. 4805
Japanese Chapter Advisor:
Carolyn Hawes (503) 673-7815 ext. 4853
About World Language Honor Society
World Language Honor Society is an opportunity for students currently enrolled in a world language class at West Linn High School. Membership signifies a student's dedication and passion for language and making global connections. Members further pledge to promote friendship and understanding between their country and others, in the hope that all may live in peace.
Applications for membership can be found below via Google Forms. While each nationally-recognized society may differ slightly by language in terms of membership criteria, the application process is the same for each language. Please refer to your respective application below for any language-specific criteria. There are no meetings nor commitments associated with membership. Membership is based solely on academics.
Important Dates 2020-2021
Friday, 3/4/22 - Application (including Personal Statement) due via Google Forms
Thursday, 3/31/22 - $20 one-time fee due to bookkeeper (Ms. Freeman)
*At this time, confirmation emails have been sent out if you have been accepted for the 2021-2022 school year. If you missed the $20 payment deadline, please take care of this ASAP!
To pay your fee, choose one of the options below:1. Pay your fee online through the Web Store HERE.2. Pay your fee in person (cash/check/card), directly to Ms. Freeman at the Bookkeeper's office in front of the Counseling office. Her office is open Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm. Payments will not be accepted during class.West Linn High School c/o Brenda Freeman5464 W A StreetWest Linn, OR 97068*Please note that credit card payments cannot be taken over the phone.
Monday, April 25th @ 6:30pm in the WLHS Performing Arts Center (PAC) - World Language Recognition Night
Invitations for the event have been delivered to new society members and senior Honors cord recipients. Please RSVP by marking the invite and returning it to your language teacher by Wednesday, April 20th.
*Please note: New inductees who have outstanding membership fees by the event will not receive their certificate until they have paid their $20. See instructions above.
Please read through qualifications carefully as they may differ slightly by language.
- Grade Level: 9-12
- Course Level: Chinese 2 or higher
- Academic Performance: Hold a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or better in your high school Chinese studies
- Grade Level: 9-12
- Course Level: French 2 or higher
- Academic Performance: Finish first term with an A- or better AND hold a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher in your high school French studies
- Grade Level: 9-12
- Course Level: Japanese 2 or higher
- Academic Performance: Hold a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or better in your high school Japanese studies AND hold a cumulative unweighted overall GPA of 3.0 or better in your high school Japanese studies
- Grade Level: 10-12
- Course Level: Spanish 2 or higher
*Exceptions: Freshman in Spanish 3 or higher that has completed Spanish 1 and 2 year-long courses at middle school level (society approval required); Freshman in Spanish Language & Literature 1 & 2 (Dual Language) and AP Spanish (no approval required)
- Academic Performance: Hold a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher in your high school Spanish studies
Applications by Language
Click HERE to find your name within each language honor society catalogued by induction year.
There is no need to renew membership each year.
*Students: You will need to be logged into your school Google account to complete and submit your application!