The French Honor Society recognizes excellence in the study of the French language. It seeks to promote and enrich the study of French through service projects, social events, and excursions pertinent to the French language and French-speaking cultures. Students in French III and above are eligible for membership if they have an A minus average in previous French courses and a B average in all classes.
The German National Honor Society, Delta Epsilon Phi, recognizes outstanding achievements in the study of the German Language and Culture. Members of the society are expected to promote and enrich the study of the German Language through service projects, social events and excursions relating to German Culture. Students in German III and above are eligible for induction if they have earned a 3.6 cumulative average after six terms in the language and a B average in all classes.
The Marist Latin Honor Society recognizes excellence in the study of Latin and the classics. Eligible students are those who have earned at least a 3.6 cumulative average after six terms of Latin. Students must also be members of the Junior Classical League.
Mu Alpha Theta is the national high school and junior college mathematics honor society. Membership is by invitation only with the approval of the Mathematics department. Eligible students have been enrolled in advanced math courses for two years at Marist and are currently enrolled in an advanced or AP mathematics course. Students who have completed through Advanced Algebra II have maintained a math average 96 of or higher. Students who have completed through Advanced Precalculus have maintained a math average 93 of or higher.
The Father Philip Dagneau, S.M., Chapter of the National Honor Society inducts members in the fall of each school year. Membership in the chapter is an honor bestowed upon students who are outstanding in scholarship, character, leadership, and service. The minimum conditions for eligibility require at least one full term of attendance at Marist, a cumulative percent average of 92 or higher (90 percent or higher for the classes of 2018) at the end of Term III of sophomore or junior year, no ten-demerit single infraction in the year prior to selection, and not on disciplinary warning or probation. Candidates are evaluated by a faculty council on the basis of service, leadership, and character. Once inducted, members are expected to maintain the same high standards for which they were selected. The following criteria will be used by the faculty council to select members: service, character and leadership. Service will be determined by a student's record of extracurricular activities involving a major commitment of after-school time during grades 9-12. Character will be determined by evidence of exceptional standards of loyalty to Marist, unquestionable honesty, faithful attendance and punctuality, as well as respect for school policies. Leadership will be determined by a student's record of successful leadership positions held in school organizations and/or classroom involvement.
The Spanish Honor Society admits students into membership who have maintained an 88 percent average in Spanish during two years of study at Marist. Inductions into the Santa Teresa Chapter take place in the fall. The Society is governed by four officers elected prior to the inductions president, vice-president/ social director, secretary, and treasurer/liaison to campus ministry. Members perform at least two community service projects each year and participate in at least one social event per year.