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