Ethel Dwyer Middle School

NJHS Notification Letter

NJHS Introduction Presentation

Officer Application Form

If interested, please print and complete form.  All forms are due to Mrs. Marino by Friday 10/28.


2016 NHJS Officer Application Form


Volunteer Hours

Current 8th Graders are required to have a minimum of 18 hours by May 31st, 2018.  


Current 7th Graders are required to have a minimum of 18 hours by May 31st, 2018.  

Volunteer Opportunities - November

OC Small Paws needs volunteers (under 18 years old with an adult) on going to help take care of their cats in the Petco's in Mission Viejo, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Santa Ana and Westminster.  Volunteers will feed the cats, clean the kennels and litter boxes, check on the cats and play with them.  Shifts take about an hour, and you can take on as many or as few shifts per week as you want. The cats are counting on you for food and other basic needs so you MUST show up for your shifts or give reasonable notice if you cannot make it.  Volunteers are also needed to come to their weekly adoption events, and occasionally fundraisers, to help set up, greet potential adopters, and keep the cats entertained.  Sign up at the website:

Journey Christian Church needs volunteers to help with their Clothing the Homeless on Friday afternoons from 2:30pm-5:30pmat Woodbridge Self Storage (5020 Barranca Parkway) in Irvine.  Volunteers will help sort and organize the clothing donations for distribution to the homeless.  Contact Mitchell Raff at:

Grateful Hearts need volunteers (age 14 and older) to help sort and pass out clothes and food at 5300 Katella Avenue in Los Alamitos on Saturdays from 9:00am-4:00pm and Sunday 9:00am-12:00pm.  This event you can just show up.

St. Irenaeus Catholic Church needs help with their H.O.P.E. Food Bank Distribution on the first Saturday from 7:30am-10:00am at 5201 Evergreen in Cypress.  Volunteers will help set up the food and prepare for distribution.  Volunteers will report to the shed area West side of the church property by the playground on the grass field.  Contact:  Mary Ellen Oves 714-826-0760 or

International Sanctuary's mission is to empower girls and women escaping human trafficking to embrace their true identity and worth.  100 volunteers are needed to help bag and tag their Wear Freedom, Wear Purpose jewelry.  Volunteers are needed now through December 21st (various time shifts) at 17935 Sky Park Circle, Suite F in Irvine.  Sign up at: Volunteers can sign up for multiple shifts and bring friends.  If there are shifts you want and it is full or close to full you can just show up.  Volunteers can bring a lunch/snack or there are nearby restaurants.


WEB hours do not count!!!

NJHS Dwyer Charter Information

The purpose of Dwyer National Junior Honor Society Charter shall be to honor and encourage a spirit of scholarship; to encourage citizenship; to give opportunities to serve the community; and to acknowledge and promote the building of a strong character in each of its members.


Dwyer National Junior Honor Society Charter Students must meet the following scholarship criteria to be eligible for membership:

Scholarship - Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale), have no “U’s” in citizenship during the first 3 quarters of the current school year, and no “N’s” in citizenship during the first 3 quarters of the current school year.  Students cannot have been suspended, received any discipline demerits, or expelled during the current school year.


The National Junior Honor Society’s tenets are based on the following characteristics:

Service - This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit.

Leadership - Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, dependable, and persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.

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 good and clean lifestyle.

Citizenship - The student who demonstrates citizenship understands the importance of civic involvement, has a high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy, and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.



NJHS, Dwyer
Assistant Principal

Dwyer NJHS T-Shirts

Click to buy here. NJHS T-shirt will be on top left of website.

NJHS Service Hours Submittal Form

Community Service Record (hard copy)

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"I pledge myself to uphold the high purposes of the National Junior Honor Society to which I have been selected;

I will be true to the principles for which it stands;

I will be loyal to my school;

And I will maintain and encourage high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship and character."