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National Honor Society

National Honor Society for Class of 2021

Packet Now Available -- Due date is Wednesday, April 22, 2020

3/18/20 Update: At this time the NHS packet is still due on April 22. Extensions are available if you are having trouble getting documentation for your service hours, however the rest of the packet is due on April 22. Method of submission to be determined in mid-April. Please email if you need an extension for service verification or  if you were planning on completing your 45 hours in March/April and are now unable to do so. 

If you are a junior and received an email inviting you to submit a packet, please make a copy of the 2021 SPRING PACKET in your Google Drive.

You are encouraged to read the packet as soon as possible to insure that you meet required deadlines.

The completed packet must be typed and printed for submission. If you have earned a 5-semester cumulative GPA of 3.55* or higher and did not receive a letter inviting you to submit a packet, please contact Ms. Haley as soon as possible. Notifications were made via email in late February. The only students eligible to submit a packet are those who received a letter of invitation. (If you need access to a PDF of this file, please contact Ms. Haley at


The Greenwich High School chapter of the National Honor Society recognizes students for their exemplary scholarship, service, character and leadership. Membership is a privilege, not a right.

This site offers a description of the criteria for entrance into the Greenwich High School National Honor Society. If you still have a question after reading through the site, please send an e-mail to Ms. Haley, the National Honor Society Adviser.


The Basics

Eligible candidates will meet the following criteria:

GPA must be 3.55 or higher by the end of junior year.

Community Service must total at least 45 hours by the packet submission deadline; 15 additional hours can be earned the summer after junior year for a total of 60 required hours. Students with fewer than 45 hours in April of junior year are not eligible to submit a packet. 

Leadership and character must be demonstrated consistently from 9th-11th grade.

See "Criteria for Selection" for details.



Eligible candidates will be notified in February of junior year. Some students will not become academically eligible until June of their junior year. Eligible students must fill out a packet, available on line. Students who meet eligibility requirements at the end of first semester of junior year will have a spring due date for the packet. Students who reach academic eligibility at the end of their junior year in June will have a fall due date. These due dates will be announced when students are notified of their eligibility and students will have approximately 8 weeks to complete the packet.


*The cumulative GPA cannot include modified grades or curriculum.