On October 27th, 2017, nine new STEP Academy students were inducted into the Minnesota Honor Society. These students qualified for the Honor Society by earning a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated volunteer or service hours, preserved an excellent record of behavior both in and out of school, and participated in leadership roles in school and/or community activities. Mrs Henley and Ms. Bartlett are the STEP Academy Honor Society advisors.

Minnesota Honor Society requires that inductees uphold the principles of good character, morality, and ethics, maintain a GPA of a 3.0 or better, seek out and participate in leadership roles, and make voluntary service contributions to the school or community without compensation and with a positive, enthusiastic attitude.

What does it take to join the STEP Academy Minnesota Honor Society?

Requirements:

  • Attending school in grades 10 through 12
  • Maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale), or equivalent
    standard of excellence
  • Demonstrating volunteer or service hours
  • Preserving an excellent record of behavior in and out of school
  • Participating in leadership roles in school and/or community activities.

Character:

The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics; is
cooperative; demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability; shows
courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and generally maintains a clean
disciplinary record.

Scholarship:

Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
(or equivalent standard of excellence), or a higher cumulative average set
by the school’s faculty council.

Leadership:

Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and
idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or
community activities while working with or for others.

Service:

Voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community,
done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic
attitude

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