• 10/18 Service Project: Willamette Primary is holding their annual Fall Festival and is need of volunteers to help work the booths and hand out pizza. Time: 5-8 at Willamette Primary. Please sign up on Instagram or with Lauren.

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  • The WLHS Tutor/Homework Center is in need of tutors for the year. You may get service hours for your membership or if you commit to a weekly tutoring session, you may receive a service project credit. Please contact Mrs. Hamm at hammj@wlwv.k12.or.us for more information and an application link. Times: 3:30 to 5 pm, Tuesday and Thursday.

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National Honor Society (NHS)

  • Welcome!

    Information regarding West Linn High School's National Honor Society can be found below. Check back here for updates. Any questions regarding National Honor Society can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section. Any questions regarding the webpage can be directed to: Meagyn Karmakar or Marlo Matin, NHS Advisors.

    If you have a volunteer opportunity that you would like to offer to NHS members, please send requests to Meagyn Karmakar.

    All NHS members must print off a transportation form (link can be found under the "requirements" heading), have it signed by parent/guardian, and return the form to either Ms. Matin or Mrs. Karmakar in order to take part in NHS service projects. 

NHS Officers

  • 2019-20 Officers

    Nick Robinson - President
    Chris Dunstan - Vice President
    Lauren Jones - Vice President
    Samuel Montagut - Vice President
    Grace Winjum - Vice President

Upcoming Meetings

  • Important NHS Dates of the 2018-29 School year

    All meetings are held in the Auxiliary Gym at lunch on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, except May, which is the 1st Tuesday of the month.

    NHS Mandatory Meeting Schedule

    • September 11th (Mandatory for new members only)
    • October 8
    • November 12
    • December 10
    • January 14
    • February 11
    • March 10
    • April 7
    • May 5 (Please note this meeting is on the 1st Tuesday of the month)

    NHS Induction/Senior Honor Cord Ceremony will be held TBA in the Auditorium at


  • For the 2019-2020 School Year!!!

    New and Returning Members: Please be sure to check out the requirements section of the webpage for specific information on the application process and verification of services hours. Everyone must apply/reapply for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications are due in the main office receptionist's desk on September 20, 2019 by 3:30 pm. 

    New Service Project Opportunities: Check here weekly for service projects sponsored by WLHS and the WLHS board members.
    Reminder: You must complete one project each semester to continue membership in NHS.
    1st semester projects must be completed by January 31, 2020
    2nd semester projects must be completed by April 30, 2020


    Trillium Creek Winter Craft Fair: Friday, December 13 from 5-8:30 pm at Trillium Creek Elementary School. Check in with Chris and Nick.

    Tree Planting: Saturday, December 7, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mary S. Young Park. Please arrive around 8:50 for instructions.  We want to plant 1000 trees!  Check in with Lauren.

    WLHS Tutor/Homework Tutors Needed: Please contact Mrs. Hamm at hammj@wlwv.k12.or.us for more information and a link to the tutor application.


    Upcoming Service Hours Opportunities: These are opportunities that you could count towards you 20 service hours


  • Students must complete the proper form and 20 hours of volunteer service by September 20, 2019.

    Forms are due September 20, 2019 by 3:30 pm to the Reception Office.


  • Induction and Senior Honor Cords

    SAVE THE DATE: The Induction/Senior Honor Cord Ceremony will be held on TBA in the Performing Arts Center. Please plan on attending with your family.

    We will also install officers for the 2020-2021 school year.

NHS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Disclaimer

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    By being a part of the National Honor Society, members are expected to show good character, leadership, scholarship and be responsible for their own independent service hours. Students are expected to communicate with advisors if there are any questions concerning their membership in NHS.

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  • Is there a difference between Service Hours and Service Projects?

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    Yes. Service hours are completely independent from the service project. Members must complete 20 service hours each year AND 1 service project per semester. 

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  • How many service hours do I need to complete?

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    New and returning members must complete 20 hours by September 21, 2019. New members may count any volunteer activities from January 2019 - September 21, 2020. Returning Members may count any service hours from August 29, 2018 - September 21, 2019 that was not included in your previous application.

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  • How many hours may I get credit for when participating in Outdoor School or other camp programs and

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    You may count 6 hours for each week long volunteer experience.

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  • How many service projects do I need to complete?

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    You must complete 1 service project with a designated NHS board member or through the WLHS tutoring center each semester. Semester 1 projects must be completed by January 31, 2020. Semester 2 projects must be completed by April 30, 2020.

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  • Where can I find out about NHS Service Projects?

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    NHS Service projects are announced at monthly meetings, via Facebook and here on the website at the top of the page.  Please be aware that there are a limited (but plenty enough) number of projects per year.  Only so many people can participate in each project, generally around twenty.  Toward the end of each semester, the projects fill up quickly.  the sooner you sign up for one, the better.

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  • Can I get excused from a Service Project because I am involved in sports/music/etc?

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    No, there will be no excuses issued. You need to prioritize and plan ahead. You are expected to complete, at minimum, one service project per semester.  Members have and continue to successfully balance their activities and National Honor Society; there will be no exceptions.

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  • How many absences can I have?

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    You cannot have any unexcused absences from meetings. If you have an unexcused absence, you must complete a service project to make up for the meeting. You are only allowed to do this once a semester. A second unexcused absence will result in removal from the club. 

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  • Does my school attendance affect my acceptance to and status in NHS?

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    Yes. Your school attendance must be good.  Students that are on the chronically absent list will first receive a warning that their attendance is below standards. Appearing on the chronically absent list a second time may result in removal from NHS.

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  • What if I miss a meeting?

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    Bring a hard copy of your School Master attendance to one of your advisors.   Ask one of the officers or another member about information you may have missed. Check the website. Do not ask one of the advisors to review all the information you missed. 

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  • When are meetings?

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    The usual meeting time is every second Tuesday of the month at lunch in the AUX gym. May's meeting is the only exception and is held the first Tuesday of the month.

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  • What if I have a test to make up during one of the meetings?

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    Reschedule it! Reschedule to make up your test another day; these meetings provide very important information about being a member of the National Honor Society and should not be missed.

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  • How will I know if I have been accepted into NHS?

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    The NHS acceptance list will be posted on Marlo Matin's (E102) and Meagyn Karmakar's (E105) classroom doors by October 4, 2019.  Please plan on attending the first required meeting for new and returning members on October 8, 2019.

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  • What if I have a question?

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    Read all the Frequently Asked Questions to make sure your question has not already been answered. If you still have a question or concern, please contact one of the advisors.

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NHS Student Tutors