SEMS 8th Grade Awards

SEMS 8th Grade Awards 2020-21

1) Principal’s Award for 4.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)

This top academic accolade recognizes academic excellence and achievement of high scholastic goals through hard work and dedication to learning. The award criterion is a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 earned each semester the student attended San Elijo Middle School.

2) President’s Education Awards Program—Outstanding Academic Achievement:

 This Gold Honor Roll Award recognizes academic success and achievement of high scholastic goals through hard work and dedication to learning. The award criterion is a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 – 4.0 earned each semester the student attended San Elijo Middle School.

3) California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF) Honor Award

This certificate is earned by students who have joined CJSF for 3 semesters during 7th and 8th grade. Award criteria include qualifying grades and an application submitted each semester.

4) Outstanding Citizenship—Teacher Award

Citizenship Award recipients are each selected by an 8th grade teacher to recognize outstanding growth and development, tenacity, resiliency, and/or strength of character during their school years at SEMS. Recipients exemplify adaptability and strength, aligning with the SEMS vision of Complexity, Collaboration, and Character that we wish to instill in all our students.

5) Iron Eagle Physical Education Award:

This award signifies that the student met or exceeded national fitness levels in all six events. Levels include 60-second sit-ups, shuttle run, one-mile run, push-ups, sit and reach, and pull-ups.

6) Perfect Attendance Award

The Perfect Attendance Award is based on attendance for the 8th grade school year. Recipients of this award were present every day at SEMS for every period and were on time to school each day. This special recognition requires the dedication of both parents and students.