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    2019 - 2020 National Jr. Beta Club 

    4th & 5th Grade
     
    Parents please note:  Students must fill in the application and turn it in to Mrs. Adams (room 310) or Nurse Amanda (clinic) by September 6th.  You will not pay until your student receives an invitation.  Invitations will be sent by September 13th.  
     
     
    SPONSORS:  Mrs. Adams and Mrs. Hughes
     
    What is Jr. Beta?

    The National Junior Beta Club Mission Statement:

    To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.

    Achievement: Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement

    Character: Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful

    Leadership: Developing the leaders of tomorrow

    Service: Demonstrating our motto:  Let Us Lead by Serving Others

                                                    http:www.betaclub.org/aboutus.php

    How can I get into Jr. Beta?

    • Be a 4th or 5th grader.
    • Model a character of integrity, leadership, service and academic achievement
    • Complete a membership application form
    • Receive approval from the Beta Club selection committee
    • Establish and maintain an A/B classroom average and have no significant disciplinary issues

    What must I do if I am in Jr. Beta?

    • Continue to model a character of integrity, leadership, service, and academic achievement
    • Maintain an A/B classroom average
    • Complete 1 Beta Club sponsored community service project per academic year (3 hours minimum)
    • Submit the service hours by the due date predetermined by the sponsor
    • Be actively present at all Beta Club meetings (2 unexcused absences per academic year)

    How can I get dismissed from Jr. Beta?

    • Do not complete the minimum required hours of service
    • Do not maintain an A/B average
      • Grades will be checked at the end of each grading period.  A student will be placed for 1 grading period in order to regain the A/B average.  If student is unable to re-establish the grade average, the student will be dismissed from Beta Club.
    • Three unexcused absences, per academic year, from the Beta Club meetings

    Key Points for Applicants:

    1.  You and your parents must sign the application form after you have filled out the information.  Completed applications are due back to Mrs. Adams or Mrs. Hughes (Nurse Amanda) by Friday, September 6th.
    2. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS FOR LATE APPLICATIONS
    3. Once your application is submitted all your teachers will provide the Jr. Beta selection Committee feedback regarding your character, leadership, achievement, and service.
    4. A onetime fee of $120.00 is collected prior to Jr. Beta’s first meeting. This fee includes National Beta Club Dues, Beta Club T-shirt and materials for activities. 
    5. You will be notified of club acceptance by Wednesday, September 13th.  After you are notified of acceptance you will be asked to make your payment on the mypaymentsplus website.  
    Meeting Dates:
     
    PLEASE NOTE - All meetings will be on Thursday afternoons this year. Meetings will begin right after school in Mrs. Adams' room and end at 4:20.  Pick up will be in the front of the school.
      
     

    Date

    Location

     October 10

    Mrs. Adams' Room

     October 17 (two weeks in a row due to Early Release on the 24th)

    Mrs. Adams' Room

     November 14

    Multipurpose Room

     November 21 (two weeks in a row due to Thanksgiving)

    Mrs. Adams'  Room

     December 12

    Mrs. Martin’s Room

     January 16

    Mrs. Adams' Room

    January 30

    Mrs. Adams'  Room

    February 13

    Mrs. Adams' Room

    February 27

    Mrs. Adams' Room

    March 12

    Mrs. Adams' Room

     March 26

    Mrs. Adams' Room

     April 16 

     

     

    2019 Beta Club Application

Last Modified on August 23, 2019