NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character, and Citizenship. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1929. Invitations are sent out to qualifying students, and an induction is held in the Spring.
The sponsor is Mr. Knight.
Students choose a club at the beginning of each semester to attend every Friday in place of Advisory class.
The choices are........
Bilingual Club - Students who are bilingual can come together and speak their language that is other than English.
Crafting Club - Create new and exciting crafts.
Boys2Men - Male mentoring that provides young male students with guidance from positive male role models, service opportunities, fellowship and camaraderie.
Cards and other Games - Students gather to play cards and other games.
Chess Club - Play chess with like-minded individuals.
Color Escape - Color zen-type pictures for stress relief and fun.
Coloring Club -Take a time out from numbers and letters. From intricate designs to simple pictures, relax, listen to music, and enjoy coloring!
Computer Game Coding - Students use computers and iPads to create computer games using various coding programs.
Current Events - Explore all the events that have happened during the week.
Dungeons & Dragons - play dungeons and dragons.
ESPN - Review highlights and game analysis from professional and college level sports.
Fantasy Sports - create your own football, basketball, and baseball team and compete against your friends.
Golf - learn more about the rules and practice your skills.
Guitars - learn guitar and/or improve your playing.
Hunting and Fishing - Watch, podcasts, tutorials, lessons, and personal stories about all things hunting and fishing.
Jigsaw Puzzles - Put together jigsaw puzzles
Karaoke - Sing, Listen, and Socialize
Let's Talk Culture - Identify and plan how to influence the culture of Wester Middle School
Math Pentathlon - Learn and play 5 fun math games with a chance to compete for Wester in the district math pentathlon
Me Time - Take short outdoor walks, read a book, talk with a friend, and leave feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Mini Band - acquire the ability to understand, create and express yourself through music.
Movies Review - Students will watch clips of movies, review them, and decide for what audience the movie is best.
Muscle Cars - We will look at all things horsepower. We will have a real engine out of a Mustang that we will disassemble in class and look at the internals.
Musical Theater - We will explore different musicals. We will sing and create our own choreography and perform at the variety show and multicultural fair.
Number Sense- practice doing math in your head
Painting - paint pictures
Reading - Here is a quiet place to read your favorite book.
Robotics - Brainstorm, design, build and program robots to compete.
Step - learn how to step and perform at pep rallies and competitions.
STUCO (by invitation only) - Lead the school in pride and patriotism, community service, energy and the environment, and drug, alcohol, safety and health.
Superhero - discuss backstory, movies, comics and video games involving superheroes.
Wordscapes - play wordscapes
Yearbook (with sponsor approval) - take pictures and design layouts to create the school's yearbook.