- Danforth Junior High School
October 5, 2020
A combined average of 90 or above based upon the four core subjects of math, science, history and English for fall/spring semesters of 6th grade and fall semester of 7th grade. In addition to the GPA requirement, students must also have successfully completed at least one honors course in 7th grade. This serves as the first step in our selection procedure.
Students who meet the minimum requirements areeligible to submit additional information for consideration by the chapter’s Faculty Council which will carefully review their credentials. In addition to the scholarship standard, membership in NJHS is also based on standards of leadership, service, citizenship and character. To be selected as a member of NJHS, students must demonstrate on their Candidate Form that they have met or exceeded these additional standards.
The deadline for submitting the completed form is 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, 2020. This is a strict deadline. Late forms will not be accepted. Submit your application via email at email@example.com directly to Mrs, Gill, NJHS Adviser, in room 120. Candidates will be notified of the results of the selection committee no later than Monday, October 21, 2020.
If you meet eligibility requirements, there will be a virtual induction on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
If you have any questions regarding NJHSor the selection process, you can contact Mrs. Gill at firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Royal at email@example.com.
From High School Dance Team –Texan StarsThe Texan Stars Dance Team wants to “Paint the Town Red” for Homecoming. They will paint a washable WT in stencil in your driveway for only $20. This will show your Texan Pride as well as helping out our dance team with a fundraiser. If you are interested, sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
From Wimberley FFA,
Jason Giesen FFAwill have our first face to face student meeting on Wednesday Oct. 14th in the high school cafe at 7:00 pm.FFA members: Please complete the google member registration form by October 16th.
From Lori Pharis, Counselor In the October Counselor Conversation email, A note to asynchronous families & Feedback Form for Asynch Learning were included.The links are shared here as well just in case any asynchronous students & parents missed them previously.The school is looking forward to feedback regarding the asynchronous learning option.
From Yearbook Advisor, Meagan Williamson All studentswere mailed a yearbook purchase form last week to theirhouse from our book publisher Balfour. Please buy your book as soon as possible. They are $35 with a free name stamp through December. The price will raise to $40 with $5 name stamps and icons in January. You may pick up an order form in the front office or from Mrs. Williamson in room 109 if you need one. You may also buy a book on balfour.com.
From District Nurse Darelle Jordan
Nurse TipWhen to Stay Home and How to Come Back Our mitigation strategies of limiting the number of students who gather in groups, wearing masks and distancing when we can, washing hands, disinfecting environments are working to limit the spread of COVID and keeping our most vulnerable protected. As a small district with a sense of community, connection and care we are all doing our part and it shows.With any large endeavor there is always a need to improve and persist. As more and more students join us face to face there are a few details about when to stay home from face to face school and limit