QAS Leadership & Service Opportunities
National Junior Honor Society
Purpose - NJHS is a national program that creates an enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulates a desire to render service, promotes worthy leadership, and encourages the development of character and citizenship in students.
Membership Requirements - Must be a QAS student in the second semester of sixth grade through eighth grade, maintain a minimum of 90% or above grade average in math, science, social studies and language arts and be able to offer examples of service, leadership, character, and/or citizenship
Commitment - Monthly meeting, group service project each semester, 10 hours of individual service hours on your own time. Optional opportunities include leadership roles and after school study halls/activities
Faculty Adviser - Mrs. Scher email@example.com
Purpose - Positively promote Queen of All Saints.
Membership Requirements - 7th or 8th grade students who exhibit enthusiasm for being a Queen of All Saints’ student. Must be recommended by QAS staff member.
Commitment - attend annual training arranged by school; be present at specified school events that occur both during school hours and outside of regular school hours to perform services needed by the school that showcase the features of the school.
Specific needs - students must purchase their own white, button-down, collared shirt. It is the responsibility of the Ambassador to ensure that the white shirt is cleaned and pressed for each event. Boys must wear uniform khaki pants (not shorts) with plain colored belt and nice shoes. Girls must wear uniform plaid skirts and nice shoes. The school will provide boys with a necktie and name badge and girls with a crosstie and name badge to wear which will are to be turned in after each event. Students must have hair neatly combed and modestly styled. Girls must wear hair pulled back in a ponytail or bun.
Faculty Advisor - Mrs Millburg firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose - Seek out services, products or projects that help others be successful at QAS academically, physically and socially.
Membership Requirements - 7th or 8th grade students who exhibit a desire to positively affect the academic, physical and/or social experience of students and staff at Queen of All Saints. Must be recommended by QAS staff member.
Commitment - work with faculty advisors to determine needed services, products or projects that will meet the needs of the QAS school community. Organize and implement the service or development of product or project.
Faculty Advisor(s) - Mrs. Tonini email@example.com, Mrs. Bruner firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Council (STUCO)
Purpose - Organize and carry out school activities and service projects; plan events that contribute to school spirit and welfare; be a voice of the student body.
Membership Requirements - members are elected by the student body. The members are President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Director of Religious Affairs, Commissioner of School Spirit and one representative for each class in 5th through 8th grades.
Commitment - Meetings after school every two weeks during the school year. Identify ways students can be of service to others and develop school spirit.
Faculty Advisor(s) - Mr. Hlinak email@example.com; Mr. Riley firstname.lastname@example.org
What QAS will do:
The QAS administration and staff will provide you with multiple leadership and service opportunities that will promote the welfare of Queen of All Saints School and further develop your character through these avenues of leadership and service.
What the student will do:
Write an essay to Mrs. Millburg on the topic: Breaking Barriers by Being Expraordinary. In your essay:
explain what it means to be Extraordinary (How do YOU want to be seen as extraordinary - what will people need to see you do and hear you say?).
Chose some of the following and talk about them in your essay:
What you are good at, what your interests are, what you value, what you are grateful for, what you have done lately for someone else, what you will do to make QAS a better place for others, what you want to do in the world.
Choose one of the Leadership Opportunities listed above to engage in this school year.
Determine your academic and leadership goals for this year and monitor your progress in meeting those goals. You will have an opportunity to meet with a faculty member to discuss these goals.