Student Recognition Awards

Student Recognition Awards by invitation only.

Student Recognition Awards

At the end of the year, a ceremony will be held to present awards to Eighth Grade students in the following areas:

Information from a student’s 6th grade year (2 semesters), 7th grade year (2 semesters) and first semester in 8th grade will be used to determine awards:

1. President’s Award for Educational Excellence

President’s Award with Merit 4.0 GPA during the five semesters of their 6th, 7th and first semester of 8th grade

year

2. CJSF Honor Roll Awards - Students enrolled in CJSF for first five semesters will receive this award.

3. Outstanding Citizenship Certificate - A student who has earned 25 or more O’s in citizenship; during each semester of their 6th, 7th and 8th grade years, unless qualified for CJSF. Total of 5 semesters.

4. 8th Grade Teacher Class Awards - Awards will be given to outstanding students in areas such as English, Math, etc

5.Lion of the Year award: 2 students selected from the following criteria:

  • CJSF Honor Roll Recipient - 5 Semesters
  • Qualify for President's Award
  • Candidates will prepare a 2 minute speech on a selected topic to be presented to the selection committee. 

Pathways to the Seal of Biliteracy Award

Los Osos Middle School

Middle School Awards are presented to students on the path to biliteracy and for attainment of biliteracy at the level specified below. Students in SLCUSD will have the opportunity to demonstrate biliteracy at high school and earn the CA Seal of Biliteracy on their high school diploma and transcripts.

Middle School Pathway

Participation Award

The award is designed to reward engagement in the pursuit of language skills in two languages, to affirm positive attitudes toward multilingualism, and to validate the use of multiple languages for all students. Requirements include:

  • Participation during middle school in at least one year of a language course other than English (ex: Spanish, Sign Language, etc.), or core class taught through a language other than English with a passing grade
  • SBAC ELA score of Proficient or Above OR for Reclassified English Proficient Speakers RFEP score of 2 or Above in the most recent school year

To be announced in class each fall by September 30, one of the following:

  • Written essay on why knowing multiple languages is important
  • Oral presentation about five careers where bilingualism is important and why an how bilingualism is a benefit in those careers
  • A personal response essay to having attended two cultural events from the second language/culture being studied

*As implementation proceeds, the requirements/criteria will be subject to modification and revision to ensure that this policy remains current and inclusive.

Pathways to Seal of Biliteracy Award

Los Osos Middle School

                                                        

Middle School Awards are presented to students on the path to biliteracy and for attainment of biliteracy at the level specified below. Students in SLCUSD will have the opportunity to demonstrate biliteracy at high school and earn the CA Seal of Biliteracy on their high school diploma and transcripts.

Middle School Pathway Biliteracy Attainment Award

The award is designed to set a standard for high level biliteracy attainment for students. All students will be required to meet the following performance standards:

  • Proficient or Above on a standardized test in Spanish (e.g. Standards Test in Spanish or SBAC in Spanish)
  • SBAC ELA score of Proficient or Above OR for Reclassified English Proficient Speakers RFEP score of 2 or Above
  • Average grades of B or higher in English classes and Spanish Language Class/Content Class in Spanish

To be announced in class each fall by September 30, one of the following:

  • Written essay on why knowing multiple languages is important
  • Oral presentation about five careers where bilingualism is important and why an how bilingualism is a benefit in those careers
  • A personal response essay to having attended two cultural events from the second language/culture being studied

*As implementation proceeds, the requirements/criteria will be subject to modification and revision to ensure that this policy remains current and inclusive.

APPLICATION

PATHWAY TO THE SEAL OF BILITERACY - MIDDLE SCHOOL PARTICIPATION AWARD

This application certifies that I am applying to receive the Pathway to the Seal of Biliteracy Attainment Award as granted by Los Osos Middle School, San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

I agree to fulfill all of the obligations listed below and to turn in all required information by the deadlines listed below.

StepActivityDate DueCounselors Verification
Complete application along with signaturesJan. 21
Written Essay/Oral Presentation/Cultural Essay SubmittedApril 14
Participation in one year of a language course other than English during middle school with a passing gradeMay 30
SBAC score of Proficient OR RFEP (Reclassified English Proficient) score of 2 or above in most recent school yearMay 30

Name:Language Studied in Addition to English:

Administrator’s Signature:

Student Signature:

Parent Signature:

APPLICATION

PATHWAY TO SEAL OF BILITERACY - MIDDLE SCHOOL ATTAINMENT AWARD

This application certifies that I am applying to receive the Pathway to the Seal of Biliteracy Attainment Award as granted by Los Osos Middle School, San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

I agree to fulfill all of the obligations listed below and to turn in all required information by the deadlines listed below.

StepActivityDate DueCounselors Verification
Complete application along with signaturesJan. 21
Written Essay/Oral Presentation/Cultural Essay SubmittedApril 14
Average grades of B or higher in English classMay 30
Average grades of B or higher in second language classMay 30
Proficient score on a standardized test in Spanish (or other second language as available) TBA Spring 2020 (April 13-May 15)
SBAC score of Proficient OR RFEP (Reclassified English Proficient) score of 2 or above in most recent school yearMay 30

Name:Language Studied in Addition to English:

Administrator’s Signature:

Student Signature:

Parent Signature:

Pathways to the Seal of Biliteracy Award

Los Osos Middle School

Middle School Awards are presented to students on the path to biliteracy and for attainment of biliteracy at the level specified below. Students in SLCUSD will have the opportunity to demonstrate biliteracy at high school and earn the CA Seal of Biliteracy on their high school diploma and transcripts.

Middle School Pathway

Participation Award

The award is designed to reward engagement in the pursuit of language skills in two languages, to affirm positive attitudes toward multilingualism, and to validate the use of multiple languages for all students. Requirements include:

  • Participation during middle school in at least one year of a language course other than English (ex: Spanish, Sign Language, etc.), or core class taught through a language other than English with a passing grade
  • SBAC ELA score of Proficient or Above OR for Reclassified English Proficient Speakers RFEP score of 2 or Above in the most recent school year

To be announced in class each fall by September 30, one of the following:

  • Written essay on why knowing multiple languages is important
  • Oral presentation about five careers where bilingualism is important and why an how bilingualism is a benefit in those careers
  • A personal response essay to having attended two cultural events from the second language/culture being studied

*As implementation proceeds, the requirements/criteria will be subject to modification and revision to ensure that this policy remains current and inclusive.

Pathways to Seal of Biliteracy Award

Los Osos Middle School

                                                     

Middle School Awards are presented to students on the path to biliteracy and for attainment of biliteracy at the level specified below. Students in SLCUSD will have the opportunity to demonstrate biliteracy at high school and earn the CA Seal of Biliteracy on their high school diploma and transcripts.

Middle School Pathway Biliteracy Attainment Award

The award is designed to set a standard for high level biliteracy attainment for students. All students will be required to meet the following performance standards:

  • Proficient or Above on a standardized test in Spanish (e.g. Standards Test in Spanish or SBAC in Spanish)
  • SBAC ELA score of Proficient or Above OR for Reclassified English Proficient Speakers RFEP score of 2 or Above
  • Average grades of B or higher in English classes and Spanish Language Class/Content Class in Spanish

To be announced in class each fall by September 30, one of the following:

  • Written essay on why knowing multiple languages is important
  • Oral presentation about five careers where bilingualism is important and why an how bilingualism is a benefit in those careers
  • A personal response essay to having attended two cultural events from the second language/culture being studied

*As implementation proceeds, the requirements/criteria will be subject to modification and revision to ensure that this policy remains current and inclusive.

APPLICATION

PATHWAY TO THE SEAL OF BILITERACY - MIDDLE SCHOOL PARTICIPATION AWARD

                                                           

This application certifies that I am applying to receive the Pathway to the Seal of Biliteracy Attainment Award as granted by Los Osos Middle School, San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

I agree to fulfill all of the obligations listed below and to turn in all required information by the deadlines listed below.

StepActivityDate DueCounselors Verification
Complete application along with signaturesJan. 21
Written Essay/Oral Presentation/Cultural Essay SubmittedApril 14
Participation in one year of a language course other than English during middle school with a passing gradeMay 30
SBAC score of Proficient OR RFEP (Reclassified English Proficient) score of 2 or above in most recent school yearMay 30

Name:Language Studied in Addition to English:

Administrator’s Signature:

Student Signature:

Parent Signature:

APPLICATION

PATHWAY TO SEAL OF BILITERACY - MIDDLE SCHOOL ATTAINMENT AWARD

This application certifies that I am applying to receive the Pathway to the Seal of Biliteracy Attainment Award as granted by Los Osos Middle School, San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

I agree to fulfill all of the obligations listed below and to turn in all required information by the deadlines listed below.

StepActivityDate DueCounselors Verification
Complete application along with signaturesJan. 21
Written Essay/Oral Presentation/Cultural Essay SubmittedApril 14
Average grades of B or higher in English classMay 30
Average grades of B or higher in second language classMay 30
Proficient score on a standardized test in Spanish (or other second language as available) TBA Spring 2020 (April 13-May 15)
SBAC score of Proficient OR RFEP (Reclassified English Proficient) score of 2 or above in most recent school yearMay 30

Name:

Language Studied in Addition to English:

Administrator’s Signature:

Student Signature:

Parent Signature: