Welcome to the NJHS Page!
Welcome newly inducted NJHS members!
Activities for 2023-2024
September - Induction Ceremony,
October - Handing out Fun Pops for grades K - 8
October - Welcomed new students to grades 7 and 8
November - Organized Welcome Table for Teacher/Parent Conferences
December - Rallied for Somerset County Humane Society accepting donations and donating several doghouses for the society
Activities for 2022-2023
September - Fall Induction Ceremony
September - Welcomed new seventh and eighth grade students to BBMS
October - Held a 5K to raise money for the Somerset County Humane Society and for the American Red Cross
October - Recognized building principal, Mr. Mudry; NASSP designated October as Celebrate Your Building Principal month; NJHS decorated the cafeteria and presented a plaque to Mr. Mudry; officers also gave him a Norvelt Golf Club gift certificate.
October - Decorated Assistant Coach Paul's door as the football team enters play-offs.
November - Began a mentoring program with the third and fourth grade students with members working with the younger students
November - Set up and manned a welcome table to greet parents as they arrived for conferences November 15 and 17
We received a Thank You card from the Humane Society thanking NJHS for the 5K Donation Fundraising!
December - Held a collection drive for Meadow View collecting non-slip socks, blankets, lotion, and shampoo and also Christmas cards (Chrismas Kindness - filled 70 bags for residents)
January - held Christmas Elf activity
January - announced NJHS Outstanding Student Achievement award application opening for student members to apply for the $500 scholarship money
February - held an ice cream social - made ice cream sundaes, danced, talked
March - Thank you cards from grades 7 and 8 students! sent to anyone in the school - delivered
April - held a Fun Day before Easter vacation; gave out Smarties before PSSA testing
May - Congratulations to Colton Custer who has been named an NJHS Outstanding Achievement Recipient for 2023! NASSP (National Association for Secondary School Principals) and NJHS sponsor this recognition.
May - Offered Teachers bakery treats for Teacher Appreciation Week
May - donated money for the 5K Color Walk/Run to help pay for the Kona Ice truck to serve Shaved Ice cones to all students
Gave certificates to recognize all NJHS members in good standing; gave other NJHS awards also
May - sent out eligibility letters to possible inductees in fall; sent out dismissal letters and warning letters also
May - held 2023-24 officer election; congratulations to newly elected officers for 2023-24!
Bryn Prosser - president
Vesper Ogburn - vice-president
Franklin Cooper - secretary
Bena Barna - treasurer
Reporters - Isaac Dowdy
Congratulations to newly-elected NJHS officers for 2022-2023:
President - Coral Prosser
Vice-president - Cayley Poorbaugh
Secretary - Alexis Foor
Treasurer - Elena Ritchey
Reporters: Adalynn Knopsnyder, Isabelle Wilkie, Rory Auman, and Colton Custer
Activities for 2021-22:
Congratulations to Madison Visinsky who has been named an NJHS Outstanding Achievement Recipient for 2022! NASSP (National Association for Secondary School Principals) and NJHS sponsor this recognition.
Induction ceremony September 29
Displayed raising awareness for homeless school-age students in Somerset County
Carried groceries for customers at Berlin Market and collecting donations for the Backpack Program
Established a tutoring program for grades 7 and 8
Held a Toys for Tots Toy Collection Drive. Congratulations to Mrs. Kush's third class for collecting the most toys in the elementary school; also, congratulations to Miss Orendorf's 7th grade homeroom for collecting the most toys in the middle school! Both classes received ice cream sandwiches.
Created a New Student Orientation welcoming new students with gift bags
Held a fundraiser selling pies, pepperoni rolls and pumpkin rolls from the Pie Shoppe
Displayed a Communication Skills Posters on bulletin board
Sent Thinking of you card to show support for the exchange student as her country fights
Cleaned up schools' grounds to get ready for Spring
Made bunnies out of washcloths for Meadowview
Offered light refreshments to teachers marking Teacher Appreciation Week
Recognized our Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient at the Awards Day Assembly
Presented NJHS members with certificates for their work this school year
Held 2022-23 officer elections
Placed memorial benches on school campus
Offered teachers baker treats for Teacher Appreciation Week
Wrapped up year with letters sent to those students eligible for NJHS inductions in fall 2022
The 2021-2022 fall NJHS Induction Ceremony was held September 29 at 6:30 in the high school auditorium.
Congratulations to the newly-elected NJHS officers: President, Elsie Barna; Vice-president, Sydney Walker; Secretary, Madison Visinsky; and Treasurer, Kiley Seaman!
Congratulations to all newly-inducted NJHS members! Thank you, officers for your help in the ceremony! Welcome new members!
We are excited to co-advise NJHS! Both of us enjoy working with middle school students, and we want this year to be a productive year for members! NJHS embodies Citizenship, Leadership, Character, Service, and Character. All current NJHS members have shown these traits! We look forward to a great year!
Congratulations, NJHS Members!
Congratulations NJHS members! You worked hard, gave something to this school and its students, and have helped this community!
NJHS members have recorded 571 hours of Community Service! Aas of May 2022, members have reported 1,216 hours and 53 minutes of Community Service, and as of May 2023, members have recorded 969 hour of Community Service.
2021 571 hours
+ 2022 670 hours 53 minutes
+ 2023 985
2,217 hours 13 minutes
NJHS Members earning top honors for Community Service in 2023:
Grade 7 Jaceson Visinsky - 81 hours
Grade 8 Coral Prosser - 79 hours