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

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

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

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

Fort Myers High School’s Literacy Door Decorating Project

Grace Speas Chapter Advisor Fort Myers High School Chapter Fort Myers High School, Fort Myers, FL For the high school students, entering a classroom is a habitual act that transitions their minds to the cycle of the school day. In … Continue reading

“Alive and Well” – Reading Habits of Adolescents

by Dave Wendelin Director of NEHS This recent post from National Public Radio caught my attention. We hear so much about the current state of adolescents’ reading habits and lots of energy is given to lamenting that many students are … Continue reading