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Thank you for your interest in our International School’s Honor Societies! Almost all of our Honor Societies have the same deadlines and notification dates with the exception of Tri-M (Music) and International Thespian Society. Here are our typical timelines and dates each year:

Applications are available during the first two weeks of March

Applications are due on the third Monday of March

Result notifications are sent on the first Friday of April

Induction is on the last Tuesday of April


National Honor Society

The National Honor Society is open to students in grades 10-12 who have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Furthermore, students must demonstrate sound character, have considerable leadership experience, and be very strong in community service.  75 hours of leadership and service are required, including a minimum of 60 hours of community service.

Advisor:   Joanne Whang  whangj@bsd405.org


Art Honor Society

The National Art Honor Society is open to currently enrolled Art students maintaining at least a 90% grade average in all art classes, with a 3.5 cumulative GPA, with purpose to foster excellence in the area of art at International School.

Advisor:  Enid Smith-Becker   beckere@bsd405.org


French Honor Society

French Honor Society aims to stimulate interest in the study of French, to promote high standards of scholarship to reward scholastic attainments, to create enthusiasm for and an understanding of francophone culture and civilization, to promote and perpetuate international friendship, to reward efforts toward furthering solidarity in the French-speaking world. Members consist of students in grades 11-12 who meet academic standards (with emphasis in French) and are selected by teachers.

Advisor:  Joe Kheriaty kheriatyj@bsd405.org


Math National Honor Society

Are you currently in Algebra 2 and wish to join Math Honor Society? Apply to Math National Honor Society!

Advisor:   Regen Lorden  lordenr@bsd405.org  


Science National Honor Society

SNHS is a prominent scientific organization that will engender a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration for America. At International, members are expected to respectfully attend meetings and contribute their time and effort in at least one science-related club activity throughout the year. A minimum 3.5 GPA in science courses taken in high school is required.

Advisor:  Wes Hung  hungw@bsd405.org


National Technical Honor Society

For students enrolled in AP Computer Science or Principles:

  1. Must be enrolled in AP Comp Sci or Principles during the year in which the student is a member of NTHS
  2. Must have a 3.0 GPA (unweighted) or higher in all classes
  3. Must have a 3.5 GPA (unweighted) or higher in your CTE class

For students enrolled in any Python classes:

  1. Must be enrolled in Python 1 or 2 during the year in which the student is a member of NTHS
  2. Must have a 3.0 GPA (unweighted) or higher in all classes
  3. Must have a 4.0 GPA (unweighted) or higher in your CTE class
  4. Must be an active member of a CTE-centered club (Ex. FBLA) with the support of the club advisor (recommendation letter)

Advisor:  Katya Ferguson fergusonek@bsd405.org


International Thespian Society

The International Thespian Society is an honorary club for students in grades 9-12 who have demonstrated a commitment to academics and theater through a high level of involvement in Titan Theatre Productions. Admission is awarded based on drama points earned. There is no application.  The club supports the advancement of the theater arts in the International School Community.

Advisor:  Karen Gath-McClain gathk@bsd405.org


Tri-M (Music)

Tri-M is the international music honor society recognizing students for their musical ability, academic excellence, school involvement, and community service. Here at International School, Tri-M brings together the most dedicated students from our three music programs, Band, Orchestra, and Choir. As a chapter we strive to better ourselves musically, facilitate a healthy learning environment, and contribute to our community through service and the joy of music.

Applications are reviewed in the Fall.

Advisor:  Anna Silarski   silarskia@bsd405.org