Annual African American Read-In: Book of Addis: Cradled Embers

On February 22, in honor of African American History Month, Broad Run High School‘s English Department and chapter of National English Honor Society hosted the school’s fourth annual African American Read-In. As the guests settled into their seats in the … Continue reading

Promoting Diversity: The African American Read-In

In February,  the National English Honor Society (NEHS) Cardinal Chapter at Chippewa Falls Senior High School participated in the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) sponsored African American Read-In. Members prepared for the event beginning in early February, which … Continue reading

How to Serve Books With Cookies

For our annual Holiday Literacy Celebration this year, Saint Mary’s Hall‘s National English Honor Society chapter, the Charles Dickens Chapter, hosted the Boys and Girls Club for a night of cookie decorating and reading. From the moment they spilled out … Continue reading

What’s in a Name: Best-Shirey-Little Chapter

In awarding the 2016-2017 NEHS Outstanding Chapter Award to the Best-Shirey-Little Chapter from Sullivan High School (SHS) in Sullivan, IL, an idea for a new blog series was born. Many new chapters simply name themselves after their school or mascot, … Continue reading

Sports Writer Buck Harvey Shares Writing Tips with Students

Each March, the Charles Dickens Chapter of Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, TX, hosts its Annual Speaker Tea, featuring esteemed novelists, journalists, bloggers, and presidential speech writers. Each of these individuals attended Saint Mary’s Hall or has some connection … Continue reading

Putting Our Motto into Action: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

The National English Honor Society (NEHS) motto, “Gelest Sceal Mid Are,” is Old English for “duty goes with honor.” Every year, chapters engage in outstanding projects that exemplify putting the motto into action. This year, NEHS has the opportunity to … Continue reading

Linganore High School’s Annual Spelling Bee

Natalie Ann Rebetsky Chapter Advisor Linganore High School Chapter Linganore High School, Frederick, MD “Bellomancy” is the ancient art of divination using arrows, and was just one of the winning words at Linganore High School‘s annual National English Honor Society … Continue reading

Lewisburg High School Attacks the Mississippi Literacy Battle

Cherylon Teel Chapter Advisor Lewisburg High School Chapter Lewisburg High School, Olive Branch, MS Last year, our inaugural year with the National English Honor Society (NEHS) at Lewisburg High School, the officers set out to find a fall charity project … Continue reading

Creating a Writing Center at Bishop Moore Catholic High School

Michelle Alford Chapter Adviser Bishop Thomas J. Grady Chapter Bishop Moore Catholic High School, Orlando, FL In August of 2014, the Bishop Thomas J. Grady Chapter of the National English Honor Society (NEHS) put into action a plan created over … Continue reading

Chippewa County Jail Literacy Program—A Holiday Initiative

Warren Bowe Chapter Advisor Cardinal Chapter Chippewa Falls Senior High School, Chippewa Falls, WI Unfortunately, for many families in our communities, the end-of-year holidays don’t mirror the idealized versions they see celebrated in television advertisements or holiday specials. Instead, families … Continue reading