World Language Honor Societies



Sociedad Hispánica

Société Honoraire de Français

Deutsche Ehrenverbindung


The World Language Department of the Morris Hills Regional District is accorded full privileges as a chapter in the Sociedad Hispánica, the Société Honoraire de Français, and Delta Epsilon Phi. These honor societies, established by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish, French and German, exist to promote academic achievement in Spanish, French and German languages.

  • Students who are Juniors or Seniors are eligible to apply for admission
  • Students must be enrolled in Level 3H or higher at the time of application
  • Students must have earned a final grade of 90 or above in previous World Language coursework offered by the Morris Hills Regional District (or a score of 85 or above on a summer G&T Credit by Exam in lieu of completion of a class)*
  • Students must have earned a combined average of 90 or above in MP #1 and MP #2  during their 3rd year of study*


If an inducted student continues with their language study and is enrolled in a World Language course during their Senior Year, he or she will be awarded a cord to be worn during the graduation ceremony. Furthermore, scholarships and awards are awarded through the national organizations (AATF, AATS and AATG) which sponsor these honor societies.  


*A 90 class average must exclude any additional points given to an H, AP or IB course towards the GPA.


*Completion of any Accelerated Course counts as 2 years of study in a World Language