Skip To Main Content

Logo Image

Mahwah High School

Logo Title

Chinese National Honor Society

french honor

Overview-Chinese Honor Society

The National Chinese Honor Society

The National Chinese Honor Society (NCHS) was established in 1993 to recognize those accomplished high school students who study Chinese as a world language. The National Chinese Honor Society is a scholastic organization that promotes and recognizes students who demonstrate citizenship, leadership, and community service. The purpose of the National Chinese Honor Society is to encourage its members to become life-long learners in order to gain a better understanding of Chinese language and culture, as well as to play an active role as a contributing global citizen in the twenty-first century.


Academic Requirements

  •               90% average in Chinese
  •               85% overall GPA

Current enrollment in a level 3 or level 4 course

Other requirements:

As a member of the Society, you must:

attend all meetings - There will be one meeting per month for regular members and two meetings per month for officers.  

be an active participant in all events and fundraisers

must attend induction ceremony each year

show academic integrity and character as noted by no recorded incidents of cheating, plagiarism, misconduct, insubordination or intentional dishonesty.

Additional Information

If students have questions about membership, they should see their Chinese teacher

Your application will be reviewed by MHS faculty

New members will be invited to a formal intiation ceremony.  Family members are invited to attend

Membership Forfeiture:

To retain National Chinese Honor Society Membership, one must maintain the standards required for membership.  Any member that falls below the academic standards, which were the basis for selection, shall be promptly informed in writing.  A letter will be sent home as a notification to parents that the student is on probation and if the student does not meet the conditions of the probation, that student will be asked to resign from the Honor Society. 

Meeting Place:

Room 116 

The Application Process

The National Chinese Honor Society recommends that the preparation for the induction should start at the end of the first semester or at the beginning of the second semester. The induction ceremony should be conducted during the second semester.


Ms. Fang Bian


email icon