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National Art Honor Society Constitution and Requirements

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NAHS Constitution 

Spain Park High School Chapter 

Article I. Name and Purpose 

Section 1  

The name of this organization shall be the Spain Park High School Chapter of the National Art Honor Society. 

Section 2 

The purpose of the chapter shall be to: 

A. Inspire and recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art; 

B. Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit to the pursuit of art; 

C. Further creative abilities and talents of the Society’s members, as well as the school’s entire student art enrollment; 

D. Aid members in working toward the attainment of their highest potential in an art area; 

E. Bring art to the attention of the school and community; 

F. Increase an awareness of art in relation to other areas of the school curriculum; and 

G. Further aesthetic awareness in all aspects of the school’s total program. 

Article II. Membership Requirements 

Section 1 

Membership in this chapter shall be based upon art scholarship, service, and character. To remain a member in good standing, a member must pay annual dues. 

Section 2 

To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must have been in attendance for a period equivalent to one semester in art in this school. 

Section 3 

Candidates eligible for selection to this chapter must be high school students, and shall have a minimum art class average of 88. No failing grades at reporting periods for all classes; students must maintain an overall school grade point of 75. This level of achievement shall remain fixed. 

Section 4 

A failing grade will result in probation for 6 weeks. If the grade is not passing for the next grade period, the student’s membership will be relinquished. Multiple failing grades within a grade period will result in a loss of membership. 

Section 5 

Members may remain active during such time when there is no art on their class schedule. 

Section 6 

All members must participate in 90% of our projects, activities, and fundraisers. 

Article III: Selection of Members 

Section 1 

The selection of members to this chapter of the National Art Honor Society shall be by recommendation from the art faculty of this school. 

Section 2 

Any member who falls below the standards that are the basis for selection shall be promptly warned. If during the next regular marking period of the school, the member fails to meet the standards used as basis for selection to the Society, the case shall be passed upon by the chapter council. 

Section 3 

An active member of the National Art Honor Society who transfers from this school will be given a letter indicating the status of his/her membership, signed by the sponsor and principal. 

Section 4 

An active member of the National Art Honor Society who transfers to this school will be accepted for membership in this chapter. This transfer member must maintain the membership requirements for this chapter in order to retain membership. 

Article IV: Supervision 

Section 1 

The activities of this chapter will be subject to the approval of the sponsor and the principal. 

Section 2 

The post of sponsor shall be voluntary. 

Section 3 

The sponsor must be a member in good standing of the National Art Education Association. 

Section 4 

The principal may change any aspect of the constitution at any time. 

Article V: Additional Honors 

Section 1 

Honor Cords will be awarded to graduating seniors per Art faculty recommendation. 

Section 2 

Seniors must be in good standing both behaviorally and academically. 

Section 3 

Seniors must participate in a Senior Art Show. 

Section 4 

Seniors must apply and pay for their Honor Cord by May 1st of their senior year. 

Article VI: Meetings 

Section 1 

The regular meetings of this chapter shall be held quarterly on Wednesdays during AO/JAG period. 

Section 2 

Special meetings, approved by the chapter council, may be called by the sponsor. 

Section 3 

All meetings shall be open meetings and shall be held under the supervision of the sponsor. 

Article : Membership fees 

Section 1 

A yearly membership fee of $5.00 per member will be forwarded to the National Art Honor Society. 

Section 2  

Honor cords are $12.00. 

 

Questions may be directed to any of the SPHS art faculty:

 

Cindy Childers cchilders@hoover.k12.al.us 

Shane Cooley acooley@hoover.k12.al.us 

Gene Ferreiro gferreiro@hoover.k1.al.us 

Carolyn Warren cwarren@hoover.k12.al.us  

Please pay dues to My School Fees 

Please sign and return the acknowledgement form  located here to any Fine Arts Faculty.

Pay membership dues and place t-shirt orders at MySchoolFees linked here.