Ethel Dwyer Middle School




I pledge myself to uphold the high purposes of
the National Junior Honor Society
to which I have been selected;
I will be true to the principles for which it stands;
I will be loyal to my school;
And I will maintain and encourage high standards of
scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship and character.

Volunteer Opportunities - February

Saddleback Gran Fondo, Renegade Racing

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018 to Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 06:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Location: 5500 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92618

Poly High Neighborhood Tree Planting and Water Brigade, Long Beach Development Services

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018 to Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 1344 Olive Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813

Join Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks during our habitat restoration stewardship events in Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park as we learn and work together to create a healthier home for the native plants and wildlife that call this area their home. Depending on the time of year, volunteers will assist with various stewardship activities, including removal of non-native plants, seed collection, planting of native plants and/or trash pick-up along the creek. No experience is necessary and all tools will be provided. Please wear long pants, close toed shoes, sun protection and bring water. Come out and join the team to help restore the wild lands we all enjoy! Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park Ranger Headquarters, 28373 Alicia Pkwy (from southbound Aliso Creek Road, turn right on Alicia Parkway, first right on Awma Road, then left into parking lot).
Youth ages 16 and 17 are eligible to volunteer with parent permission. A form is required to be signed by their parent or guardian prior to starting the volunteer activities. Youth under the age of 16 are not eligible to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult or guardian. Forms available on this    For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun. Parking: Free for Keep It Wild volunteers!

Date & Time:
Sat, February 3, 2018
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST

Aliso & Wood Canyons Ranger Headquarters
28373 Alicia Pkwy
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Join us for The Frida Cinema's second Volunteer Orientation of 2018!
Thank you for your interest in lending your valuable time and talents to The Frida Cinema - Orange County's only non-profit, independent art house cinema! Please join us at our next Volunteer Orientation, to be held at The Frida Cinema on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 1:30pm - 3pm. Our monthly volunteer sessions provide our incoming volunteers with an opportunity to:
meet The Frida Cinema's Executive Director and Management Team learn more about the roles of a Frida Cinema volunteer
learn about the specific shift dates and times that are currently available for Volunteers learn about our goals and visions for the future as The Frida Cinema enters its fifth year ask any questions you may have about your time with us!
Plus - we'll be feeding you!
If you would like to attend, please take a moment to RSVP to this event - having an accurate idea as to how many people will be joining us allows us to ensure we have enough food, and are properly prepared with materials. If you cannot attend on this date but would still like to Volunteer with us, please email Bryan Terry, our Volunteer Coordinator, at and he will work with you to make other arrangements for orientation.

If you haven't already, please complete our online Volunteer Interest Form prior to attending Volunteer Orientation. This form can be found at

We thank you once again for your interest in volunteering your time and energy to The Frida Cinema. 
We look forward to having you come on board!
Sun, February 11, 2018
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM PST
The Frida Cinema
305 East 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Please volunteer and register today to help us assemble basic needs survival backpacks, including a handwritten 'Note of Hope,' which will be distributed to those in need in Orange County. There will be lunch and a presentation on the impact of volunteerism with Special Speakers. 

Space is limited, please RSVP by February 16th at and visit for more information
Fri Feb 23, 2018, 12:45 PM - 04:00 PM
1575 E. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA

Join us in restoring our rare habitat at Los Cerritos Wetlands. The work days are fun and fulfilling and require no experience-just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. If you are interested in helping our local environment and enjoying our unique urban nature, please join us in the wetlands.
Saturday, February 3rd, 208 - Zedler Marsh Habitat Restoration
10:30am - 12:30pm Corner of 1st and PCH, Seal Beach, CA, 90740

Closed-toe shoes are required and please bring sunscreen and water. All work equipment will be provided. 

Sat Feb 03, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
1st St and Pacific Coast Highway
Seal Beach, CA

NJHS Dwyer Charter Information

The purpose of Dwyer National Junior Honor Society Charter shall be to honor and encourage a spirit of scholarship; to encourage citizenship; to give opportunities to serve the community; and to acknowledge and promote the building of a strong character in each of its members.


Dwyer National Junior Honor Society Charter students must meet the following scholarship criteria to be eligible for membership:

Scholarship - Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale), have no “U’s” in citizenship during the first 3 quarters of the current school year, and no “N’s” in citizenship during the first 3 quarters of the current school year.  Students cannot have been suspended, received any discipline demerits, or expelled during the current school year.


The National Junior Honor Society’s tenets are based on the following characteristics:

Service - This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit.

Leadership - Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, dependable, and persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.

Character - The student of good character upholds principles of morality and ethics, is cooperative, demonstrates high standards of honesty and reliability, shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintains a good and clean lifestyle.

Citizenship - The student who demonstrates citizenship understands the importance of civic involvement, has a high regard for freedom, justice, and democracy, and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.


Service Hours App (Dwyer App)*

Verify Hours (Officers Only)


7th and 8th Graders are required to have a minimum of 18 hours by May 31, 2018.


*TIPS for using the "Dwyer App" to log hours
Do not refresh your browser window - it will log you out.
Use the buttons/links in the app windows, not browser buttons/links.

Send app feedback/issues to...

Hunneyman, Mrs.
Computer Lab Tech

Resources / Links

NJHS, Dwyer
Assistant Principal