• We will have a mandatory informational meeting September 14th at lunch in the Aux. Gym. If you are interested in becoming a new member for the 2021-2022 school year or are a returning member, you should attend.

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  • Quick update: Please do not pay the $20 fee until after selections have been announced. Mrs. Freeman will charge your account once you have recieved notification that you have been admitted to WLHS for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Volunteer Opportunity:

    Creatures now has our new forever home at Canby Fairgrounds. Partnering with the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, Creatures is moving forward at the speed of Fright! We are haunting for the whole month of October and we want to do it with YOU!

    Auditions:

    We have 10,000 sqft of indoor space with vast acreage of parking and an amazing team.

    We are holding auditions for acting, tech, design, make-up etc. for the next several Saturdays. 

    Start Here: http://www.creaturesofthenighthalloween.com/volunteer

    Show Up Here:  694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR 97013

     

    Saturday Sept 11th          2pm-4pm

    Saturday Sept 18th          2pm-4pm

    Saturday Sept 25th          2pm-4pm

     

    *We of course recommend auditioning sooner than later.

    Clackamas Scare Fair with Creatures of the Night | Harbinger of Souls

    --

    Happy Haunting,
    David

    Creatures of the Night

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  • Volunteer Opportunity!

    Rosemont Ridge MS needs volunteers for their Back to School Bash on Friday, Sept 10th from 4-8:00 pm.  They’ve got 30 spots that need to be filled.  Please contact Kelly Moore at 503-789-7849 or at kellysam2002@gmail.com to sign up today!
     
    Thank you for any assistance you can give! 
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  • CREST - NHS Volunteer Day! Tuesday, Sept. 7th, 8-11 a.m.

    If you'd like to make a difference in your community and help get CREST ready for students to learn this school year, AND fulfill some of your NHS hours requirement, you've come to the right place!  We will be working outdoors from 8 AM to 11 AM to haul brush, spread mulch, and eliminate invasive plants that have crept in over the last 18 months!


    Please sign up for this volunteer opportunity on this form: https://forms.gle/qfcrv7Z5VPA3sZwo6.  Note that all current COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed, including but not limited to:  wearing masks or other face coverings on site, distancing, and limited entry to indoor facilities.  Transportation is not provided to this event, and all tools will be provided, though you may bring your own work gloves if you prefer.  CREST is located at 11265 SW Wilsonville Rd., Wilsonville, OR  97070.  For more information, contact Amy Schauer, schauera@wlwv.k12.or.us .


    We look forward to seeing you at CREST!

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National Honor Society (NHS)

  • Welcome!

    If you are interested in joining NHS for the 2021-2022 school year or are returning for the 2021-2022 school year, please join our 21/22 Google classroom for important dates and information. Join by using the code: 5ymwctj 

    Please plan on attending the September 14th mandatory information meeting at lunch in the Aux Gym.

    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

  • 2021-2022 Officers

    Karah Rhoades: President

    Sarah Talbert: Vice-President

    Summer Tan: Vice-President

    Liv Tinio: Vice-President

    Victoria Garcia: Vice-President

     

     

Upcoming Meetings

  • Important NHS Dates of the 2021-2022 School year

    • June 17th, 2021 at 2:30 on zoom:mandatory meeting for new and returning members interesting for the 21/22 school year.
    • September 14th (Mandatory for new applicants and returning members) at lunch
    • October 1, 2021: Applications and 20 hours of service due by 3:30 pm. Submit to google classroom.

    Our initial June meeting will be on Zoom. Zoom links may be found in the NHS Google Classroom. Join the classroom using code: 5ymwctj

    NHS Mandatory Meeting Schedule for 2021-2022

    • September 14th (Mandatory for new applicants and returning members) at lunch
    • October 12
    • November 9
    • December 14
    • January 11, 2022
    • February 8
    • March 8: Board Nominations for 20-2023
    • April 12: Elections for Board 2022-2023 
    • May 3 (Please note this meeting is on the 1st Tuesday of the month) 

     

News/Updates

  • News for the 2021-2022:

    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. You will need 20 hours. Everyone must apply/reapply for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications are due to the NHS Google Classroom October 1, 2021 by 3:30 pm. Use classroom code 5ymwctj to join the classroom and submit your application.

     

    NHS 2020-2021 Reminder: You must complete one project each semester to continue membership in NHS.
    1st semester projects must be completed by January 31, 2022
    2nd semester projects must be completed by April 30, 2022

     

    WLHS Tutor/Homework Tutors Needed: Please email Ms. Matin for more information and to volunteer.

      

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

Requirements

  • -Completed application, either new or returning, due October 1, 2021 to the NHS google classroom. Use code 5ymwctj to join.

    -Students must complete 20 hours of volunteer service by October 1, 2021. Signature forms can be found in the links here. Hours must be verified by someone other than your parent or guardian. These forms are due with your application on September 30th.

     

Induction

  • 2022 Induction Cermony and Senior Chord Cermony will be held in May 2022.

     

           

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 to join. For the 2020-2021 school year, service hours must be completed 9/1/2019-9/1/2020. These hours must not have been used on a previous NHS application or as a requirement for another club/honor society. Once a member you must participate in 1 service project per semester that is hosted by an NHS  board member. Semester One projects must be complete by January 31st, 2021 and Semester Two projects must be completed by April 30th, 2021. 

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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 30, 2020. New members may count any volunteer activities from January 2019 - September 30, 2020. Returning Members may count any service hours from September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020 that was not included in your 2019-2020 application and were not done as a requirement for another club or honor society.

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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, 2021. Semester 2 projects must be completed by April 30, 2021.

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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 Instagram, 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 society. 

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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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    If your absence is excused, bring a hard copy of your School Master attendance to Ms. Matin.   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. 

    If your absence is not excused, you will need to complete a second service project in order to make up for the absence. Two unexcused absences from a monthly meeting will result in removal from National Honor Society.

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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. The 2020-2021 meetings will be held on zoom until further notice. Zoom links may be found in the NHS Google Classroom. May's meeting is the only exception and is held the first Tuesday of the month. See the important dates section at the top of the website.

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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 in the NHS Google Classroom by October 12, 2020.  Please plan on attending the first required meeting for all members on October 13, 2020 via zoom.

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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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