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Candy Elections

To help Fairbanks NJHS members understand what campaigning is about, we are holding "Candy Elections".  On November 4, 2014, we held a pre-election vote to determine the favorite candy of all time among our student body.  The choices of candies were Smarties, Tootsie Roll, Gummy Bears, Laffy Taffy & Life Savers.  The results were as follows:  Smarties - 19 votes Tootsie Roll - 22 votes Gummy Bears - 76 votes Laffy Taffy - 37 votes Life Savers - 23 votes NJHS… Read More »

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Heart Attack

The students wanted to show their appreciation for their teachers, so for Valentine's Day the Student Council cut out a thousands hearts out of construction paper. At lunch they had any student who wanted to fill out a heart for any teacher or staff member on campus for two days. They then sorted the hearts and made sure that every teacher and staff member had at least one heart filled out. After school on the day before Valentine's Day, the Student Council members taped all the hearts to the… Read More »

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Food Drive

Support of our local food pantry is a constant service our Student Council undertakes. In November, the Student Council ran its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for the 14 consecutive year. Food was collected in November for families in need with an emphasis on providing a Thanksgiving meal for them, complete with the turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Boxes for fifty families were filled and delivered to the Sparta Food Pantry. To kick off the Food Drive we held an all-school assembly and… Read More »

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Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.

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National Principals Month
Washington, DC, October 1 - October 31

October is National Principals Month, and NASSP honors the hard work and dedication of America’s principals all month long. National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

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LEAD Conference: Phoenix, AZ
Tempe, AZ, November 13 - November 15

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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LEAD Conference: Washington, DC
Arlington, VA, January 29 - January 31

Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) conferences offer students and advisers exciting opportunities to develop their skills and grow as leaders. Learn more about LEAD conferences.

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