Welcome to the New School Year

Your complete rundown of NHS and NJHS news and activities.   Display issues? View this email online.  





Welcome to the New School Year

Add us to your safe sender list and watch your inbox for this monthly e-newsletter through June. Find archives online.


Download Your 2018–19 Calendar

As an adviser, you juggle several responsibilities at once. Make your planning easier by downloading our calendar with key program dates for this academic year. You’ll also find it in the September issue of Advise magazine. Download it here.


National Principals Month Video Contest Open

Submissions are now being accepted for the annual National Principals Month Video Contest. Celebrate your principal by nominating them for this national recognition.


College-Planning Webinars Registration Open

NHS and NJHS members can register now for the 2018–2019 college-planning webinars. Share this information with your members today.



Submit Your Outstanding Service Project

Outstanding Service Project applications are now being accepted. Visit www.nhs.us or www.njhs.us to start your application today.



Changing Advisers? New Principal?

Don’t let them miss out on correspondence from the national office. Complete the online Adviser Change Form on the NHS or NJHS websites to ensure timely receipt of all news from the national office.




Visit www.leadconferences.org to register for the 2018–2019 LEAD Conferences. The first conference will take place November 2–4, in Orlando.


Officer succession planning: “We do not have an order of succession in the bylaws. What do you all do? Re-election for just that position? Move another officer up?”

Join the conversations going on right now in the Adviser Online Community.




There are more than 6,000 project ideas available at your fingertips! Log on now to the National Student Project Database on the NHS and NJHS websites for ideas from other schools and to submit your own successful projects!

 National Student Project Database

Honor Society Tips and Tools

Welcome back to all returning NHS and NJHS advisers, and welcome aboard to all new advisers! The Adviser Resource Center on the NHS and NJHS websites offer chapter management tools, forms, and other information to help you kick off the 2018–2019 school year.

New advisers, visit the “New Chapters & Advisers” section to review the Chapter Checklist and Adviser Basics to familiarize yourself with Honor Society policies. If you have any questions, contact Honor Society Program Manager Elancia Felder at [email protected].

Important Dates


26  Applying to College: What You Need to Know Now college admission planning webinar


1   National Principals Month

1   How to Shine in Your Scholarship Applications college admission planning webinar

1   NHS Scholarship Application Open

10  Your First Step in Financial Aid: the FAFSA college admission planning webinar

16  First Steps in Writing Your College Essay college admission planning webinar

What’s in Store

New: E-checks are now accepted for all product orders in the NHS and NJHS stores.

In The Latest Advise

Advise magazine cover


Look for the September issue of Advise, arriving in your mailbox soon! Get advice on reviving a dormant chapter in the cover feature article. Plus, read tips for preparing recommendation letters for your students.

Tell us your story! If you’d like to contribute an article to Advise, view the editorial calendar and send your ideas to [email protected].

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