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Science National Honor Society

 

Fortunate is one who understands the causes of things. - Virgil

 

SNHS Vision

America has been honoring brilliant students through honor societies since 1921. Educators began to notice the need for subject specific honor societies in America’s high schools in the 1980's. Since then, new honor societies have sprung up to recognize and encourage students in such areas as English, Art, French, and Spanish. Until now, there has been no national honor society for Science. In this era of rapidly changing technologies and scientific advancement, it is time to encourage and recognize high school students in the Sciences. 

SNHS is a prominent scientific organization that will engender a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration for America.

(SNHS is not directly affiliated with the National Honor Society but we do maintain a cordial and professional relationship with that organization.)

Constitution & Bylaws 2020


SNHS Officers

President: Jaclynn Schwander

Vice-PresidentJaqueline Del Angel

Secretary: Elizabeth Diaz

Treasurer: Samantha Sanchez

Event CoordinatorJireh Sagun

Advisors: Mrs. Bonnie SmithMrs. Trisha Dunn, & Shauna Ward


 

2021-2022 Meeting Dates

September 7, 2021*

October 5, 2021

November 2, 2021

February 1, 2022

March 1, 2022

April 5, 2022

All meetings will be virtual using Edpuzzle and Google Classroom. Each member must watch the entire video to receive credit for attending. 

*Fundraiser materials will need to be picked up in person from Mrs. Ward (Rm# 410), Mrs. Dunn (Rm# 408), or Mrs. Smith (Rm# 433). Make sure that you sign for fundraiser pickup.


Science National Honor Society, Charter #1284 Membership Expectations

Active members are expected to abide by the following:

  1. join Google Classroom to stay updated
  2. attend all regular meetings
    • missing more than 1 meeting per semester will result in probation and/or dismissal
  3. sell a minimum of 10 items in the annual fundraiser or pay $60 buyout
    • any officers or members planning to run for office next year must sell at least 15 items
    • any members that sell over 20 items will earn a FREE T-shirt

    • The top 5 members that sell over 40 items will each receive their choice of an Amazon Echo or a Google Home

    • Fundraiser is anticipated to begin on September 7, 2021

  4. participate in the DHS Science Fair
    • all seniors must compete as a cord requirement
    • any officers or members planning to run for office next year must compete 

  5. submit a minimum of 10 service hours by April 22, 2022
  6. be enrolled in at least 1 science course per school year
  7. Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 4.00

*Additional service hours, participation in the Annual SNHS fundraiser (meaning selling items and not doing the buyout), and participation in the DHS Science Fair are not required, but for future members who plan to run for any officer position it is strongly encouraged to do so. 

*Seniors must compete in the Science Fair to satisfy the cord requirement. 

*Members should contribute time, resources, and/or money for any SNHS chapter activities, including but not limited to: teacher appreciation activities and the SNHS Science Fair.


Membership Emblems Available

Purple SNHS T-shirts $10 (Membership T-shirts are NOT required but encouraged.)

New T-shirts will be available after the fundraiser. Members that sell at least 20 items will earn a FREE T-shirt. Other members may purchase one for $20.

SNHS pin

SNHS lapel pins $5

SNHS cords are awarded to all active Seniors at the senior award ceremony prior to graduation (FREE IF ALL Membership Expectations have been satisfied.)