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

Intellectual Freedom: The Right to Read

National English Honor Society (NEHS) strives to honor literature and promote free and open access to books; the Society endorses the American Library Association‘s (ALA) celebration of Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week unites community members, educators, and readers in … 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

Celebrate Banned Books with NEHS

As literature lovers, it is our instinctual response to regard Banned Books Week with a modicum of solemn reflection; a week when we think about the thousands of people unable to enrich their literary lives with profound works like Animal … Continue reading