Tag - Common Reader

Common Reader Survey

On Tuesday, February 18, all Advisors will receive a SurveyMonkey form soliciting feedback on the Common Reader for 2020-2021. Advisors will be asked to rank...

Advisory Council Members

The Advisory Council members, all volunteers who lead very active NEHS chapters, support the work of the Society, making recommendations, awarding scholarships...

Common Reader Selections for 2020-2021

The Advisory Council is currently seeking recommendations for the Common Reader for next year; the text selected becomes the basis for the Merit Scholarship...

Scholarship Deadline January 21

Senior members of NEHS have begun submitting applications and essays for the Merit and Collegiate scholarships. The deadline for submission is 11:59 p.m., CST...

Scholarships

As announced earlier, the Merit and Collegiate scholarship application window will open December 9, 2019, and will close January 21, 2020. Funds have been...

Merit Scholarship Essay Prompts

The prompts for the Merit Scholarships have been published. NEHS members interested in applying for this category must have read the 2020 Common Reader, A...

Common Reader Suggestions for 2020-2021

It is not too early to recommend texts for next year’s Common Reader. What books did you or your students read over the summer that made you think, moved...

Merit Scholarships

Prompts for the Merit Scholarship essays based on the 2019 Common Reader, A Place for Us, by Fatima Farheen Mirza, will be posted on November 4, 2019. Seniors...

Approaches to the Common Reader

A Place for Us rose to the top of the suggested texts for a range of reasons: it is contemporary; it addresses current, very real, societal issues; using it...