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  • National Honor Society

    The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since their beginnings in 1921.

    Sophomores and juniors with GPAs of at least a 3.7 may apply in the spring semester for the following year's academic calendar. Please see daily announcements between February and March for details on the open application window.  

    After an initial review by all faculty members, qualified applicants will have their applications further reviewed by a teacher from each of the core subject areas.  Students who are accepted into The National Honor Society will participate in a one-year long service project that serves either our community or international needs. The group meets monthly to discuss and participate in other projects that stand to benefit our school and our city. Dedicated and driven members will be eligible for Letters of Recommendations as well as Scholarships.  NHS members wear a blue sash for commencement.

    Interested in applying?

    National Honor Society (NHS) applications are open. Have a 3.7 or better, show leadership, and community service is your forte? Then, you should apply to El Camino's National Honor Society Chapter. Our club does community service projects here on campus, in the Oceanside Community, and in the world. NHS looks great on college applications and on job applications. Apply today! Brag about everything that makes you stand out as a leader and a person. Focus on ALL volunteer work and ALL leadership roles taken on. The deadline is March 20th. The application is on the school website. LINK