FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education. Students that take Child Development, Family Dynamics or Nutrition may join FCCLA. Everyone is part of a family, and FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. At Pearl High School, FCCLA is involved in community and family activities such as volunteering at Ronald McDonald House, Horses for Handicapped, and Pearl Women's Auxiliary Trunk or Treat.
National Honor SocietyThe National Honor Society at Pearl High School is open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who have:
New members are invited to apply/join following the first term of each school year, and an induction ceremony is held in January for those new members. Membership dues vary based upon the year in which a student is inducted into the club (presently between $20 and $43 per school year).Members must maintain a cumulative/overall average of 92 or better, attend scheduled meetings, and participate in benevolence projects (monthly) and community service projects (at least 3 hours) each semester. Those who meet these criteria are allowed to wear the NHS stole at graduation.Historically, the National Honor Society has supported Mississippi Blood Services and the Mississippi Food Network.
- a cumulative average of 92 or better;
- are involved in, at least, one extra- or co-curricular activity; and,
- exhibit good behavior and citizenship on a regular basis.