Pillars of NJHS:

  • Character – The student is trustworthy; possesses integrity; takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously; upholds principles of morality and ethics; demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and integrity; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; obeys school rules; doesn’t cheat on assignments; does not profit or benefit from the mistakes of others; refrains from gossip, demeaning, and teasing.
  • Leadership – The student demonstrates resourceful problem-solving, promotes school activities, and contributes ideas.  The student makes independent positive choices and guides others to do the same.
  • Citizenship – The student has an attitude of obligation to the group’s greater good.  The student desires to contribute to a positive culture and to make a positive difference in the world.  The student has a high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy.
  • Service – The student has an attitude of service and willingness to help others; works well with others; is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities; and shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students.  The student is involved in volunteering at school and/or outside of school.