Coral Reef High School
The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is designed specifically for high school students in grades 9-12. In 1978, the National Art Education Association began the National Art Honor Society program to inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. NAHS strives to aid members in attaining the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.
We want EFFORT and PASSION for art as well as needing a VERY INVOLVED AND STRONG
board of officers and members.
What are the benefits of joining NAHS?
- Create a fun and successful year in art while promoting yourself and your art.
- College Admission: Membership looks good on college applications, regardless of your major. Being an officer looks even better!
- Scholarships. Membership is beneficial for earning scholarships and admission into many Art Schools.
- Reserved spots in art shows and contests. Access to extra art opportunities.
- Awards and Recognition. Maintaining the Art Classroom, Managing the Gallery, Creating , decorating and building art shows at Reef and room/hallway displays.
- Shirts for Members for Spirit Days (Fridays)
- Promoting Magnet Art- having a voice in decision making for shows, field trips, fundraising and more!
Who can join NAHS?
The Honor Society is open each year to Sophomores. Each year members must earn 15 points by May 1 of that year to continue into the next year/graduate with the cord, pin and certificate. Attendance at the Induction ceremony is mandatory and usually done in May.
Requirements / By-Laws (Pending guidelines of the 2021-2022 school year).
Section 1. List of Members must be on file for the year. There shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Project Manager, Social Media Officer and 2 event coordinators.
Section 2. Annual dues of $ 10 will be collected from each member.
Section 3. Meetings are always the last Thursday of the month from 2:30PM-3:30PM to maintain membership and privileges (Pending guidelines of the 2021-2022 school year).
Section 4.Communication: www.cudaart.com, @cuda.nahs, Remind.com (Download the app and text @nahs83 to 81010) and see the NAHS board in the classroom. These are all used to communicate and organize the membership.
Section 5. Occasional one on one meetings will be held to keep members on track with their points. This will be conducted by Officers.
Section 6. For Senior members to graduate with NAHS honors and earn the right to wear the colorful cord, pin and receive the certificate members must remain in good standing and have earned 15 points by May 1st of the current school year.
Section 7: For Junior members to maintain NAHS honors membership into senior year and earn the certificate, members must remain in good standing and have earned 15 points by May 1st of the current school year.
Section 8: Members must retain an A average in both Art classes they are currently taking.
Section 9. POINTS.Members will earn points through attending meetings, entering certain district art shows and contests, YoungArts, Scholastics, FAEA, art show set ups/take downs, auditions, fundraising, donating items and materials, special events, creating artwork, attending the Gala, raising funds through SnapRaise, specific themed pieces, tutoring, community service, classroom projects and more as opportunities present themselves.
Section 10. Probation. In the event of an infraction of rules, a member may be placed on probation. A review by the officers and sponsors will be conducted. Members placed on probation will have to attend a meeting with all current officers and the sponsor to come up with a plan and a due date to complete what is missing. If elements from that meeting are not accomplished by the due date, the member will be dismissed and no longer have membership in the NAHS.
Section 11: Only inducted Seniors can apply for Officer positions unless there is a need to open it to Junior members.
Section 12: Attendance is mandatory at the Induction Ceremony.
Section 13: Points will be tracked by a google document and will be updated weekly. The document will be posted on the NAHS tab of the website for all members to access.