“The National Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.” - National Honor Society
“The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. These five pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception in 1929. NJHS chapters are found in all 50 states, US Territories, and around the world. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.” – National Junior Honor Society
Northport’s Student Council is a group that hosts fundraisers, charity drives, homecoming events, and various community and school wide activities throughout the school year.
The Leelanau Township Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is made up of Northport middle and high school students who make recommendations to the foundation about grants supporting programs to benefit youth in Leelanau Township. In the past YAC has granted thousands of dollars to youth programs in Leelanau Township including: awarding funds to the NPS Honor Society for the annual holiday ‘Giving Tree’, providing funding for Exposures, grants to Zonta Club of Leelanau County, the Northport Youth Sailing School, Shady Trails Camp, Blessings in a Backpack through Leelanau Christian Neighbors, and Northport Public School for new lobby furniture, Norte Summer Bike Camp, and provided funding to bring public speakers here to Northport Public Schools for students.