Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad

Club Name: Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad

Club Advisor Name: Ms. Reyna

Days/Times Club Meets: Fridays (3:30-4:30pm)

Meeting location: Room 351

Mission Statement for Club (what the club is about and it's purpose):

The purpose of the Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad is to recognize high achievement in Spanish courses at the middle school level. The Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad is a nationally recognized honor society for students who excel in the study of Spanish. As “Los Campeones” chapter, we want to promote Spanish as a language and culture in LGJ Middle School and the community through Community Service and Celebration.

Academic requirements:

  • Must be an 8th grade student
  • Must have a Spanish grade of 90 or above
  • Must have 80 average in all subject classes (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Language Performance:

  • Exhibit a sincere interest and enthusiasm for the language
  • Take risks in communication inside and outside the language classroom

Cultural Awareness:

  • Display a sincere appreciation for culture(s)
  • Are open minded and accepting of cultural differences
  • Show interest and concern for what is happening in the world
  • Make an effort to be part of activities and events in the community that involve other languages and cultures

Personal Qualities:

  • Represents the high standards of the LGJ’s 7 Habits of Work and Learning.
  • Strives to do their best in Spanish classes
  • Values honesty
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • Accepts responsibility for actions/behavior
  • Works well with others
  • Student is optimistic and enthusiastic
  • Shows respect towards others
  • Positive role models