Rho Kappa
Rho Kappa

Welcome to the Baker High School Rho Kappa site!

What is Rho Kappa? 
RHO KAPPA Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for
high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of
Social Studies. Any accredited public high school or non-secondary school can
apply for a local chapter, through which individuals will be inducted into RHO
KAPPA Honor Society. RHO KAPPA provides national recognition and opportunities
for exploration in the social studies. NCSS hopes to encourage an interest in,
understanding of , and appreciation for the social studies through the
creation of RHO KAPPA.
Requirements for Membership

The following is a list of criteria that all Rho Kappa members must meet:

  • Have been in attendance at the school for at least one semester;
  • Have completed two core social studies courses and be prepared to complete at least three courses;
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00 or the numerical equivalent;
  • Have participated in activities that demonstrate civic engagement in their school or community;
  • Provide a letter of recommendation; and
  • Desire to be a member of Rho Kappa.
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National History Day Resources

National History Day Website: www.nhd.org

Student Page for NHD: www.nhd.org/students

NHD Project Categories: www.nhd.org/categories 

Purdue Owl (For help with citations): https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html


Upcoming Events and Due Dates
Officer's Meetings

Tuesday, Jan. 14th 

Tuesday, Feb. 18th

Tuesday, March 17th

Tuesday, April 14th

Tuesday, May 5th 

Note: All Officer's Meetings will be held in Rice's Room

Chapter Meetings

Wednesday, Jan 15th 

Wednesday, Feb. 19th

Wednesday, March 18th

Wednesday, April 16th

Wednesday, May 6th

Note: All Chapter meetings will be held in the Library

National History Day Dates & Deadlines

Project Check Point 1: Due by Wednesday, Jan. 15th- Please have 10 to 15 annotated sources for your project ready to submit to Mr. Rice & Mrs. Hinds at the Chapter meeting.

Mobile County NHD: Friday, March 20th (Site & Time: TBD)

State NHD: Friday, April 17th (Auburn University at Montgomery)

National History Day: June 14th-18th (University of Maryland, College Park)

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