National Honor Society

NHS Update: Fall 2020


Application Due Date: 10/9/20.   Read below for instructions for submission.  Note: We have received a number of recommendations already.  Please read carefully to ensure that your application is complete.  

  1. Student Applications: Please submit your application via EMAIL to Ms. Bolin (  In your email message, include your name and grade level as well as a list of the people who filled out a recommendation form for you.  This will ensure that your recommendations are located and placed with your application.  

  2. Recommendations: Please ask your recommenders to EMAIL their recommendation directly to Ms. Bolin.  Please ask them to include your name in the email in order for us to place your recommendation with your application.  

Note: We will return to our usual schedule of Spring applications during 3rd trimester of the 2020-2021 school year. 


National Honor Society is a nationally affiliated organization emphasizing scholastic achievement, exemplary personal character, leadership, and community service. NHS members are highly motivated and well-balanced students, who actively work with teachers and students at MCHS as tutors and peer role models. Members take the most rigorous academic classes offered at MCHS and participate in a variety of extracurricular activities, including commitments of regular volunteer work in our community.

Membership in NHS provides opportunities for scholarships and special recognition at graduation. Applications will be available in late March. Applicants can get their questions answered by contacting the NHS officers at or by contacting the NHS advisor, Ms. Bolin, at or (858) 484-1180 ext. 3455.


Please look over the application carefully and allow plenty of time to complete it.  Contact Ms. Bolin if you have specific questions.


Basic Information

Sophomores and Juniors with a qualifying GPA of 4.0 (weighted) or 3.80 (unweighted) are eligible to apply. The unweighted GPA includes all courses except PE, Marching PE, School Services, Planning and Leadership (ASB), and Work Experience. It includes Honors and AP courses.


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