Sponsor: Jed Killough
Co-sponsor: Amanda Thomason
Kosairs Children’s Hospital
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Bowl-a-thon for Kosairs (Minimum of $50 per student)
ALL BETA members are REQUIRED to participate in the Fundraisers.
Tentative Field Trips
November - St. Louis
December- "A Christmas Carol" Paducah
February- BETA Convention
South Hopkins Middle School BETA By-Laws
The name of this organization shall be the South Hopkins Middle School Chapter of the National Beta Club.
Time and Place of Meetings
Meetings will be announced. Members are expected to be PRESENT and ON TIME at ALL meetings.
Affiliation and Co-ordination
This chapter of the National Beta Club is an integral part of the central organization of the National Beta Club, and shall be governed by the academic and financial policies laid down in the National Constitution of the central organization of the National Beta Club. Its coat-of-arms, motto, colors, creed, and official insignia shall be those of the National organization of the National Beta Club.
The purpose of this organization shall be the promotion of scholarship, leadership, and good citizenship at South Hopkins Middle School.
The membership of this organization shall be made up from among the students with A’s and B’s at South Hopkins Middle School who, because of their worthy character, good mentality, credible achievement, and commendable attitude, have been approved for membership by the sponsors at South Hopkins Middle School; provided, of course, that these students meet the requirements as set in the By-Laws of this organization as appended here in below.
Loss of Membership
A member of this chapter of the Beta Club may be dropped from membership if he/she is absent without justifiable reason from two regular consecutive meetings.
A member of this chapter of the National Beta Club will be dropped from membership if his/her scholastic record falls below all A’s and B’s in all classes. However, no member may be dropped from membership for scholastic deficiency without being accorded a probationary period of one trimester to raise his/her scholastic record above the minimum required for membership.
A member of this chapter of the National Beta Club may be dropped from membership if he/she has unexcused absences from school.
Any member who receives two disciplinary referrals in a school year will forfeit their membership.
The sponsors of SHMS Beta may drop a member from membership for moral or disciplinary reasons that are deemed by him/her to be sufficient. Students caught cheating will automatically be dropped.
A student dropped from membership may be reinstated provided he/she meets the requirements laid down n the Constitution and By-Laws of this chapter of the National Beta Club the following year.
If a member is dropped from membership, a record of this action shall be relayed to the National Office of the National Beta Club immediately.
Members will be expected to earn 6 service points throughout the school year. We will have different service projects for students to participate in, and each project will earn a set number of service project points. Club members will be REQUIRED to participate in a minimum of two fundraising projects worth 2 service points each.
Dues and Assessments (Yearly)
New Members $25
Returning or Transferring Members $10
DUES and DEPOSITS made toward field trips are NON-Refundable.
I understand the above rules and regulations and my son/daughter will abide by these rules.
Student Signature: ____________________________________ Date _____________
Parent Signature: _______________________________________ Date ____________
First Service Project: Bring in a box of tissues with your dues and by-laws. (1 Service point)