2017

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Honoring Veteran’s Day 2017

On November 11 we will observe Veteran’s Day. Some will begin this observance on Friday November 10, let’s not treat this as just a three day weekend; but remember it is a day designated to honor all who served their country when called. Unlike Memorial Day, which is dedicated to remembering those who lost their lives in the service of their country, Veteran’s Day is a day to honor all American veterans of all wars-living and deceased. There are over 23 million veterans in the United States, nine million of whom are over 65 years old. Nearly two million of those veterans are women, and over two million are veterans from World War II. Continue Reading →

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National Honor Society of Arkansas High Welcomes New Members

Texarkana, AR – The Arkansas High Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed new members at a ceremony Thursday evening at the Red Wall on the high school campus. Current officers, President Taylor Sexton, Vice-President Mary Cook, Secretary Kelsi Petross, and Treasurer Claire Fowler, presented information about the society and offered the welcoming to the new members. New members signed the membership book and participated in the candle lighting ceremony. Afterwards, friends, family and the new members enjoyed a brief social time at the Red Wall. New Members:

Seniors: Tyler Dawson, Markayla Gulley, and Kayla Morrow

Juniors: Harley Brock, Brittany Kelley, and Katelyn Todd

Sophomores: Cecile Barnes, Tamara Biddle, Brittany Bolden, Peyton Brown, Hannah Chapman, Mica Chesshir, Reese Chesshir, Madison Colbert, Taylor Gamble, David Gustafson, Marion Haggard, Carson Holder, Kaleb Manley, Hannah Massey, Cole Mitchell, Amy Claire Mugno, Rachel Mullino, Bryan Nguyen, Kaitlyn Oliver, Sydnee Pritchett, Alyssa Smith, Madison Stanley, Savanna Thomas, Haylie Tipton, Kaylie Tipton, Alison Westbrook, and Savanna Young

The National Honor Society sets membership requirements that may be exceeded or expanded by each chapter. From the website, National Honor Society, minimum membership requirements are as follows:

Scholarship
Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 85, B, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent standard of excellence. (Each school chapter is allowed to require a higher cumulative GPA.)
Service
This involves voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation. Leadership
Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others. Continue Reading →

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