NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY
National Junior Honor Society is an organization open to 7th and 8th grade students who carry a 3.4 grade point average. Eligible students are inducted in the fall of the school year. Members are involved in service activities, the Knowledge Master competition in December and April and a field trip in the spring. There are after school meetings as needed.
Any student who receives a 3.5 grade average (High or Highest Honors) in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd quarter will receive a felt Academic “D” letter. For each succeeding year, the student will receive a star designating his/her accomplishment. These awards are acknowledged at a breakfast ceremony in spring.
Student Council is a leadership organization open to the entire student body of Delhi Middle School. Students campaign and vote on the leadership positions. This organization is designed to provide students with an opportunity to become truly involved in their school. Student Council members meet after school to plan various activities such as dances, spirit weeks, fundraising and volunteer services. Student Council members make suggestions on behalf of the entire student body and provide service to the school and community. General meetings are held once a month and committee meetings are held on an as needed basis.
Club Art is an organization available to 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in art. After school hours are spent in pursuing creative endeavors for students, school, and community. Special team events, field trips, and social events occur periodically throughout the school year. Art Club members can become involved in Activity Nights, Del-Hi-Lites, and Youth Art Month. Some fundraising is done by students to help subsidize activities. Meeting times are arranged according to projects being worked on.
The yearbook staff is a group of students responsible for creating the Aquila, the Delhi Middle School yearbook. These select students take the photographs, design the artwork, create the page format, and assist with the sale and distribution of the book. After school hours are spent twice weekly to learn the skills needed to publish a first class edition and then apply those skills to ensure that all Delhi students have a memory book that will provide hours of enjoyment.
The Builders Club is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. The purpose is to provide opportunities for working together in service to school and community, to develop leadership potential, to foster the development of strong character traits, to encourage loyalty to school community and the nation. It is open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
Culture Club is open to all 6th and 7th grade students and to German and Spanish club students. We explore holiday celebrations, dancing, crafts and cooking from the German and Spanish speaking world at our monthly meetings. Students who are interested in joining should see Frau Marion or Señora Heile.
German Club is an organization available to all 8th grade students who are taking German I or who aren’t taking another language. After school hours are spent in the planning and implementation of community service projects and activities associated with German, Swiss and Austrian culture, including holidays and traditional celebrations. Some fundraising is done by students to subsidize activities. German Club meets once a month. Meeting times are arranged according to projects and activities being planned and student schedules. Students who are interested in joining should see Frau Marion for details.
Spanish Club is open to all 8th graders who are studying Spanish. Meetings are held one or two times a month depending on the activities. We watch Spanish movies, dance, cook, sing, and do Spanish related arts & crafts. Some of our past field trips have been to plays, the Art Museum, and Don Pablo’s Restaurant. Most activities are funded through a $5.00 initiation fee and our annual skull pop sale.