Dare to Reimagine Learning

Awards

An annual awards assembly is held at the end of June, to recognize those students who have exhibited academic achievement.

Academic recognition is determined as follows:

 

Junior High

Elementary

Details

Award Criteria Criteria Gift Frequency
Principal's List Average of >90% in all four core subjects, wil a passing grade in all others. Final marks and average mark will be rounded to the nearest percent. Aggregate score of 20, 19, or 18 in the four core subjects, will a minimum grade of 3 or "A" in all other courses. Certificate and school/division gift End of year Ceremony
Honours Average of >80% in all four core subjects, wil a passing grade in all others. Final marks and average mark will be rounded to the nearest percent. Aggregate score of 17 or 16 in the four core subjects, will a minimum grade of 3 or "A" in all other courses. Certificate and school/division gift End of year Ceremony
Merit Average of >75-79% in all four core subjects, wil a passing grade in all others. Final marks and average mark will be rounded to the nearest percent. Aggregate score of 15 in the four core subjects, will a minimum grade of 3 or "A" in all other courses. Certificate and
school gift
End of Year Ceremony
Grizzly of the Month A minimum of one student per homeroom per month is awarded a certificate for demonstrating leadership, citizenship, or spirit. Certificate and
small gift
Last friday of each month, excluding September and June
Excellence in Attendance Students with less than 11 absence entries total for the school year. please note there are two absence entries per day (AM and PM) Certificate Mid - June

 

  • Sturgeon Public Schools provides an award to the student with the highest standing in core subjects at each grade level in Junior High, and who has a pass mark in all other enrolled subjects.
  • Book Awards are presented to the most deserving student in each homeroom, based upon individual development and contribution to the welfare and progress of the homeroom and school.
  • Parent Council Award recipients are selected for their special efforts in overall most improved personal development in each classroom.  This includes work habits, behavior, sense of responsibility, and participation.      
  • Principal's Avid Reader Award recipients demonstrate a love of reading in each classroom. These students also show enjoyment, excitement and sharing of reading on a daily basis.  
  • Citizenship Award recipients are nominated by teaching staff grades 5-8 (1 per grade) for their contribution to community, school, and peers that are displayed in a positive attitude and effort.
  •   Earl Yeo Grade 9 Citizenship Award recipient is one who Mr. Yeo would be honoured to to have this award given in his memory as he felt that children who are good citizens are the key to the future.
  •   Murray Legate Award recipient exemplifies a student who not only is academically successful, but also that values volunteerism and leadership in the community and or school. This award is presented to a student in either grade 7, 8 or 9.    
  • Other awards such as music, hockey academy, sports awards and CTF may be awarded.