Minnesota Honor Society
Advisor: Mrs. Amy Bang
Reminders and information from Mrs. Bang will be delivered in the form of text messages and this website.
NO PA announcements will be given.
The minimum requirement of scholarship is based on a 3.4 cumulative GPA, calculated after first quarter of a student's sophomore, junior, or senior year. Once it has been determined that a student has met the scholarship criterion, that issue is put aside and the remainder of the Faculty Council’s attention is directed to the remaining three criteria.
A person of character demonstrates the following six qualities: Respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
In addition, it can also be said that the student of character:
Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously
Consistently exemplifies desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability)
Upholds principles of morality and ethics
Cooperates by complying with school regulations concerning property, programs, office, halls, etc.
Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and reliability
Regularly shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others
Observes instructions and rules, is punctual, and faithful, both inside and outside the classroom
Has powers of concentration, self-discipline, and sustained attention as shown by perseverance and application to studies
Manifest truthfulness in acknowledging obedience to rules, avoiding cheating in written work, and showing unwillingness to profit by the mistakes of others.
Actively helps rid the school of bad influences or environment
Leadership roles in both school and community may be considered provided they can be verified
The student who exercises leadership:
Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions
Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities
Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school
Is able to delegate responsibilities
Exemplifies positive attitudes
Inspires positive behavior in others
Demonstrates academic initiative
Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility; conducts business effectively and efficiently; demonstrates reliability and dependability
Is a leader in the classroom, at work, and in other school or community activities
Is thoroughly dependable in any responsibility accepted
Is willing to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school attitude
The student who serves:
Volunteers and provides dependable and well organized assistance, is gladly available, and is willing to sacrifice to offer assistance
Works well with others, and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities
Cheerfully and enthusiastically renders and requested service to the school
Is willing to represent the class or school in inter-class and inter-scholastic competition
Does committee and staff work without complaint
Participates in some activity outside of school (i.e. Girl or Boy Scouts, church groups, volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged)
Mentors persons in the community or students at other schools
Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students