MAK­ING THE GRADE

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The pluses on join­ing a stu­dent

or­ga­ni­za­tion

Stu­dents th­ese days live a hec­tic life, with long hours on and off school sched­ules, not to men­tion amid peer pres­sure to so­cial­ize. Get­ting in­volved in a stu­dent or­ga­ni­za­tion may add to those long hours, but as some school ac­tivists con­tend, it puts things in per­spec­tive and boosts morale.

Though it’s not manda­tory, mem­bers of the com­mit­tee do need to main­tain a cer­tain stan­dard of aca­demic achieve­ment. There’s also a strict

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