NHS/NJHS Dismissal Procedures


Posted Date: 01/04/2017

ARTICLE VIII

Dismissal

Section 1.   The procedure for dismissal shall be determined by the Faculty Council in compliance with rules and regulations of the National Honor Society. A written description of the dismissal procedure shall be available to interested parties.

Section 2.   Members who fall below the standards, which were the basis for their selection, shall be promptly warned in writing by the chapter advisor and given a reasonable amount of time to correct the deficiency, except that in the case of flagrant violation of school rules or civil laws a member does not necessarily have to be warned.

Section 3.   The Faculty Council shall determine when an individual has exceeded a reasonable number of warnings.

Section 4.   In all cases of impending dismissal, a member shall have a right to a hearing before the Faculty Council.

Section 5.   A member who has been dismissed may appeal the decision fo the Faculty Council under the same rules for disciplinary appeals in the school district.

Section 6.   The National Council and the NASSP shall hear no appeals in dismissal cases.