The Oak Lawn – Hometown Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is a prestigious organization that is available to our current 7th and 8th grade students. Students may petition to become active members of the chapter by meeting the qualifying standards which focus on the five pillars of NJHS: scholarship, citizenship, leadership, character, and service.
In order to be eligible for NJHS membership, the student must meet the following requirements:
- Documented Community Service Hours
- Consistantly Meeting standards across academic areas
- A digital portfolio which highlights examples of the five NJHS pillars (scholarship, citizenship, leadership, character, and service)
- The presentation of a Capstone Project focusing on a compelling issue within our community.
Additionally, students are encouraged to be academic leaders, support their peers, and serve their community. The ultimate goal of the organization is to build character and values among the membership. The Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School chapter welcomes the following students to NJHS this year.