• To be eligible for the Hackensack Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

    • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.65 in the four core subjects, as well as an overall GPA of 3.65 in all classes (including specials classes).
    • Teacher recommendations focusing on areas of
      • Character
      • Willingness to do service
      • Leadership
    Once eligibility is determined, candidates must complete the HMS National Junior Honor Society Application Packet (linked below) to be considered for induction. A Faculty Council, comprised of four seventh and eighth grade teachers, will review the submitted applications and evaluate each candidate using the HMS National Junior Honor Society Candidate Rubric (linked below).

    Any student who wishes to appeal the evaluation process may do so by submitting a letter to Mr. Corey Jones, HMS Principal.

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