NJHS Induction Ceremony


    NJHS Induction Ceremony was held January 24, 2017. The National Junior Honor Society's chapter, Arizona Charter Academy, inducted six new members. These members have effectively demonstrated their commitment to learning, a willingness to help others at school and in the community, initiative to lead in the classroom and in school activities, shown distinguished character, and a responsibility to community, state, and the  world around them to live up to the high standards of citizenship.

The National Junior Honor Society is the leader among organizations and societies that promote appropriate recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Thousands of schools are chartered and their chapters are following the constitution. NJHS membership is often regarded as a valid indicator that the student will succeed in life and particularly in studies at the post secondary level. The NJHS member has already exhibited academic achievement, leadership, honorable and admirable character, citizenship, and service that demonstrates the member is willing to use his or her talents and skills for the improvement of society







The leadership criterion is considered highly important for membership selection.


  • Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions.

  • Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities.

  • Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals and spirit.

  • Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school.

  • Is able to delegate responsibilities.

  • Exemplifies positive attitudes.

  • Inspires positive behavior in others.

  • Demonstrates academic initiative.

  • Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility.

  • Conducts business effectively and efficiently.

  • Demonstrates reliability and dependability.

  • Is a leader in the classroom, at work, or in other school or community activities.

  • Is dependable in any responsibility accepted.


Service is generally considered to be those actions undertaken by the student which are done with or on behalf of others without any direct financial or material compensation.

  • Volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance, is gladly available, and is willing to sacrifice to offer assistance.

  • Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous  responsibilities.

  • Cheerfully and enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school.

  • Is willing to represent the class or school in interclass and interscholastic competition.

  • Does committee and staff work without complaint.

  • Participates in some activity outside of school. (e.g., Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, religious groups, volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged)

  • Mentors persons in the community or students at other schools.

  • Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and student.


The student who demonstrates citizenship:

  • Understands the importance of civic involvement.

  • Has a high regard for freedom and justice; respects the U. S. form of government (representative democracy); and respects the laws at the local, state, and federal level that protect the government.

  • Demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.


A person of character demonstrates the following six qualities:


  • Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

  • Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously.

  • Consistently exemplifies desirable qualities of behavior. ( e. g., cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability)

  • Cooperates by complying with school regulations concerning property, programs, office, halls, etc.

  • Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and reliability.

  • Regularly shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others.

  • Observes instructions and rules, is punctual, and faithful both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Manifests truthfulness in acknowledging obedience to rules, avoiding cheating in written work, and showing an unwillingness to profit by the mistakes of others.

  • Actively helps rid the school of bad influences or environment.

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