National Honor Society
Adviser: Ms. Rachel Seibert-Brown
BrownRa@danville118.org
217.444.1653

NHS 2017 membership

Texas flood relief
$400 raised as of 9/15/17

The DHS NHS is currently fundraising to help support a school in Katy, Texas to recover from the flooding. At this time, only monetary donations are being accepted. NHS members are also holding change drives at lunch each day. If you would like to make a contribution via check, please make it payable to "DHS NHS" and put "Texas" in the memo. Thank you for your support!


Sept 14, 2017 Meeting Agenda & Notes
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NHS Induction Ceremony
Oct 23rd at 6:00 pm in the Dick Van Dyke Auditorium.
Students who applied for membership will be notified no later than Mon, Oct 2nd of their selection status.
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If you know of volunteer opportunities for high school students, please contact Ms. Rachel Seibert-Brown, NHS Adviser, at BrownRa@danville118.org or 217.444.1653. (Please leave a detailed message if I am not able to answer.)

Volunteer opportunities - Fall 2017
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DASA Super Soccer - Saturdays 12:45-2:15 from Sept 9 - Oct 21 at the Danville Area Soccer Complex (Winter Park)
Super Soccer is for children and young adults with special needs. We have 18 players this season with a variety of special needs and are looking for FOUR volunteers to help during our games. You will play soccer with the kids by being a personal buddy and helping them get to the ball and make plays. Volunteers should wear athletic clothing appropriate for the weather and tennis shoes. Contact Mrs. Kate Cox (444-3076 or CoxK@danville118.org) or Ms. Katie Gremar (444-3077 or GremarK@danville118.org) for more information or to volunteer.

Faith in Action (on-going opportunity)
Volunteers needed for a variety of tasks. Click here for more details.

Vermilion Advantage Youth Job Board
Visit this page for community volunteer opportunities, as well as jobs and internships!
http://www.vermilionadvantage.com/youth-job-board

Farmer's Market - Crossroads Church
Saturday mornings from 8:00 am until noon.
Volunteers needed to work weekly drawing table 

Call Susan at 474-2701. 

Sept 18 - St. James Food Pantry set up
Volunteers needed from 7:00-8:30 pm. No need to sign up ahead of time.

Sept 20 - St. James Food Pantry distribution
Volunteers needed from 4:00-7:00 pm. No need to sign up ahead of time.

Sept 22 - Southwest Elementary Fun Night
Volunteers needed from 5:00-7:00 pm. Contact Maurita Keyser at 444-3264 or KeyserM@danville118.org to sign up to volunteer.

Oct 16 - St. James Food Pantry set up
Volunteers needed from 7:00-8:30 pm. No need to sign up ahead of time.

Oct 18 - St. James Food Pantry distribution
Volunteers needed from 4:00-7:00 pm. No need to sign up ahead of time.

Nov 11-15 - Festival of Trees
Volunteers needed for various times and jobs. Click HERE to sign up to volunteer. High school students are encouraged to fill roles as mascots and in the children's craft area. In particular, Ms. Seibert-Brown is co-chairing the Pajama Party on Nov 11 and will need several volunteers from 6 pm - 10 pm that night. You may volunteer for multiple shifts, but please be sure to show up for every one that you take. It takes a lot of volunteers to make this event successful. DHS NHS will also be helping the Danville Public School Foundation with the school tours during the mornings of Nov 13-15 (more information to come).
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Joining National Honor Society
Thank you to those students who have applied for membership in the DHS NHS! The faculty selection committee will review your application and essay. You will receive notice of your selection status no later than Monday, Oct 2nd.
All DHS students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 with cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 are eligible to apply for membership in the DHS NHS. 
A minimum of FIVE (5) hours of community service are required to apply. Students must complete an essay and attach it to the application in response to a given prompt. The application window for membership is June 1 - Sept 1. The 2017 application is now closed. For more information about joining NHS, please see Ms. Rachel Seibert-Brown in room 228, email BrownRa@danville118.org, or call 217.444.1653.

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Important Documents and Links

Click here to read the DHS Chapter Bylaws

Click here to go to the National Honor Society website.

Click here to view the National Honor Society Constitution.