Students at Saint John's Catholic Prep have the opportunity to join any of the three honor societies.
The National Honor Society recognizes students for outstanding accomplishments in the ares of scholarship, leardership, character and service.
The National Art Honor Society inspires and recognizes students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. The program supports members in their efforts to attain the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.
The Tri-M Music Honor Society recognizes students for their academic and musical achievements, rewards them for their accomplishments and service activities, and inspires students to excel at music and leadership.
The National Honor Society promotes recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, leadership, character and service. It is composed of chapters from thousands of secondary schools.
The Saint John’s Chapter was chartered in 1959.
Activities – NHS Members
Tutor 45 minutes each week in an academic subject
Serve as hosts and hostesses for school activities
Help needy families at Christmas
Conduct the winter Honors Assembly
Sponsor the NHS Senior Award, a scholarship for a senior member
Raise funds to support these activities
The Faculty Council is a group of five faculty members appointed annually by the principal. The NHS advisor is a non-voting sixth member. The Council selects candidates for membership and considers dismissal of members and other actions related to membership.
The selection process begins every fall.
Juniors and seniors are eligible for consideration. Transfer students are considered individually.
Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Attendance and discipline records are reviewed.
Service hours are considered. Students should have completed and documented 50 hours for juniors and 70 hours for seniors.
A list of possible candidates is reviewed by the entire faculty, administration and staff for their input.
The Faculty Council determines which students will be offered applications for membership.
The Faculty Council reviews the applications and collected information and interviews each candidate to determine which students will be invited to join our chapter.
The Induction Ceremony is held in October.
Students who have been invited to apply for National Honor Society membership may download the application packet.
In 1978, the National Art Education Association began the NAHS program to inspire and recognize high school students in grades 9-12 who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. The program supports members in their efforts to attain the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.
Activities – NAHS Members
To remain active students will:
Participate in at least 1 of our community service or school projects to spread the joy of art.
Participate in the annual Art Show.
Contribute 10 hours of in hours dedicated to our endeavors.
To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must be a high school student enrolled in grade 9, 10, 11, or 12 in this school, and have completed a period equivalent to one semester of art in this school.
An eligible candidate shall have a minimum art scholarship average of B, or this school’s equivalent.
This is the national minimum standard of achievement required for eligibility and shall remain fixed.
Members may remain active during such time when there is no art on their class schedule.
Students applications, along with one piece of artwork, will be reviewed by the Fine Arts Department.
The Tri-M® Music Honor Society is the international music honor society for middle/junior high and high school students. It is designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments and service activities, and to inspire other students to excel at music and leadership.