National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is open to all students in seventh and eighth grade who are interested in volunteering within their community, have a history of excellent academic standing, and are interested in leadership opportunities at Ben Franklin Academy. All students interested in joining NJHS as a new member need to complete a full application as well as the NJHS policy form. Eighth grade students who participated in NJHS during their seventh grade year only need to sign and return the NJHS policy form. 

NJHS applications and policy forms can be found in Mrs. Murphy’s classroom and will be available until the end of the day on Monday, Sept. 26. 

All applications and policy forms need to be turned in to Mrs. Murphy no later than the end of the day Friday, Sept. 30. Late applications and policy forms will not be accepted. 

There is a small fee associated with joining NJHS:

  • New Members – $45 
  • Returning Members – $35
  • Returning Member with t-shirt – $55

New member cost includes membership and a NJHS t-shirt that can be worn to school as a uniform shirt. Returning member cost includes membership, graduation certificate and a graduation medal.

If your child is interested in joining NJHS and has any questions, they can email Mrs. Murphy at or meet with her either before school or during advisory in room 276