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National Honor Society

 

Information for prospective and current National Honor Society Members

*Please note that this information is taken from the BBP Chapter of NHS by-laws.  Click here to view the complete by-laws.

 

Eligibility

  • Candidates eligible for selection to this chapter must be members of either the sophomore or the junior class.
  • To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must have been enrolled for a period equivalent to one semester at Bayport-Blue Point High School.
  • Candidates eligible for election to the chapter shall have a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 91.5 that is calculated after the first semester of sophomore year.
  • If a junior or senior wishes to apply or reapply, they must seek out the advisor(s) to let them know.
  • Upon meeting the grade level, enrollment, and GPA standards, candidates shall then be considered based on their leadership, service, and character.
  • Sophomore Students ELIGIBLE for NHS will automatically receive an application with instructions.  This will likely be available in March.
  • Current NHS members do NOT need to reapply.

 

How the unweighted GPA is calculated for NHS?

  • This information can also be found in the high school Course Offerings Book.
  • The unweighted GPA is calculated by multiplying a student’s final course grade with the credits for that course.
  • The sum of all courses is then divided by the total credits.
  • A student’s unweighted GPA will appear on their transcript and is also used in determining eligibility for National Honor Society.
  • Please note that Honor and Merit Roll are awarded based on a student’s raw unweighted average for an individual marking quarter.
  • The raw unweighted average is calculated by determining the mean average, regardless of the credits that the course is worth.
  • Your updated GPA can be seen in Naviance.
  • Students GPA is updated in Naviance each September and March.
  • You must have a 91.5 unweighted average to receive an application.
  • Contact your counselor if you are unable to login to Naviance.
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