Science National Honor Society

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

MEMBERSHIP:  Applications offered to students in grades 10-12 based on GPA and Science Grades

NUMBER OF MEETINGS:  Monthly Membership Meetings and Special Events

MEETINGS:  Mornings at 7:10 am

CONTACT:  Mr. Haughwout and Ms. Chiodi

SNHS to recognize students who have been actively engaged in the sciences both in and outside of the classroom during their high school career. Students are offered an opportunity to apply based on GPA and science grades, and are selected based on teacher recommendation and an application form and essay that demonstrates active and persistent engagement within a scientific community outside of the classroom stemming from independent initiative. Once a member, students are expected to maintain grades and GPA's, continue with extracurricular participation, attend monthly meetings, and participate in our annual project. Annual officer appointments are available based on presentations before the general membership and a selection committee.

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Science National Honor Society

By Laws of the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School Chapter of the Science National Honor Society

This application is open to all Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, who have excelled in their completion of the core course requirements in Sciences at RFH. Please direct all questions directly to the advisors of the RFH Chapter of the Science National Honor Society, Ms Chiodi (achiodi@rumsonfairhaven.org) and Mr. Haughwout (mhaughwout@rumsonfairhaven.org).

Requirements for membership application:

  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.67.
  • A member must maintain a minimum unweighted average of 90 across all science courses and/or an 85 across all honors and AP science courses.
  • A member must enroll in and complete at least one science class in each of their four years of high school.
  • Students must complete the Student Applicant Form. (sent out in the late summer or early fall to eligible students)
  • Students must receive a teacher recommendation from a current or past Science teacher of their choice. Students will indicate on the Student Applicant Form which teacher we will send the Teacher Recommendation Form to.
  • Application must be submitted in full by Friday, October 15th.
  • All members must attend two scientific lectures annually, present one lecture to the student body, or be an active member in good standing of the Scientific Frontier Club, the Environmental Awareness Club,  Science League, or the Computer Programming Club
  • All members will participate in the annual project.
  • Candidates will be selected based on academic merit and teacher recommendations, must have no reports of academic dishonesty while a RFH student and must be approved by the Chapter Advisor.
  • A student may be dismissed if he/she violates the standards, obligations, or ideals of the Science National Honor Society. 
  • Members meeting the above qualifications will be reviewed and decisions on membership will be determined by an induction committee.
  • Approval and induction into the RFH chapter of the Science National Social Honor Society will be based on a review of these criteria by a selection committee of science teachers at RFH.

Requirements for membership maintenance:

  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.67.
  • A member must maintain a minimum unweighted average of 90 across all science courses and/or an 85 across all honors and AP science courses.
  • A member must enroll in and complete at least one science class in each of their four years of high school.
  • All members are encouraged to actively participate in RFH sponsored science clubs and are required to attend 75% of SNHS meetings.
  • Students must complete a total of three service projects during the year to maintain their membership, including but not limited to:
    • Participation in Science Fair
    • Coding Webinars
    • Attend Science Lectures
    • Science News Presentations
    • Service Projects
    • Involvement in Project Terrapin
  • A student may be dismissed if he/she violates the standards, obligations, 

or ideals of the Science National Honor Society.