• California Junior Scholastic Federation (CJSF)


    CJSF is a statewide organization which exists to promote and recognize high standards of student scholarship, service and citizenship

    Students must make an application to join CJSF each trimester, and dates for application are:

    8th Graders based off 3rd Trimester 7th Grade: August 19 - August 30, 2019

    7th/8th Grade 1st Trimester: November 12 - November 22, 2019

    7th/8th Grade 2nd Trimester: March 2 - March 13, 2020

    The collection dates are also listed in the student handbook and posted on the school web calendar.

    Membership qualifications are:

    Student must have a minimum of 8 points in the four academic classes (ELA, Math, Social Studies, and Science)

    Points are calculated by          
    A = 3 pts       B = 1 pt   
    Students may not have any D"s or F"s on their trimester report card 
    Students may not have N"s or U"s in their citizenship grades on their report card                                                       
    Advanced 8th grade Integrated Math may earn 2 points for a B
    Students are recognized for their scholarship, service, and citizenship as CJSF members at the end of the year awards ceremony.  Students may earn an honor medallion at the end of the 8th grade by being a CJSF member for two 7th grade trimesters and two 8th grade trimesters. 
    7th grade students may apply for CJSF at the end of the first trimester.
    8th grade students may apply for CJSF at the beginning of the year.  Grades are based on third trimester grades in previous year. 
    Students members of CJSF pay a $3.00 membership fee for each trimester they are members. No parent signature is required.
    For more information, please contact Vineyard JHS"s CJSF Coordinator, Mrs. Federico, or our school office.