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Eagle Awards

Students have the opportunity to earn an Eagle Award that is presented at our year end Award Ceremony. The requirements for each grade are listed below.

KINDERGARTEN (Complete 15 out of 22)

  1. Attend school regularly and arrive on time
  2. Excellent classroom behavior
  3. Say the Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Write first and last name correctly
  5. Identify all alphabet letter names and sounds, including sh, th, ch, wh
  6. Read all 80 Kindergarten Sight Words
  7. Write all 80 Kindergarten Sight Words
  8. Read a D level text or higher for guided reading
  9. Identify punctuation (period, exclamation point, question mark)
  10. Identify colors and read color words (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, white, gray, brown, pink)
  11. Name, count, and write the numbers 0-20
  12. Write the numbers 0-30 in order
  13. Count to 100 by 1’s
  14. Count to 100 by 10’s
  15. Complete 9 Addition/Subtraction Equations in 1 minute (within 0-5)
  16. Name 2D shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, hexagon)
  17. Name 3D shapes (sphere, cylinder, cube, cone)
  18. Complete home reading for 6 months and return reading calendars (Sept-April)
  19. Say parent’s cell phone number
  20. Say home address
  21. Say birthday
  22. Identify left and right

FIRST GRADE (Complete 7 out of 11)

  1. Earn 100% on 10 or more spelling tests.
  2. Write first and last name.
  3. Say your address and phone number from memory.
  4. Complete at least 3 book reports, in English or Spanish.
  5. Addition facts to 20 with 90% accuracy.
  6. Subtraction facts to 20 with 90% accuracy.
  7. Write the numbers 1-120 correctly.
  8. Meet the APTT Reading Goal.
  9. Meet the APTT Math Goal.
  10. Write 3 original stories and present to class.
  11. Read at least 95 of the first grade high frequency words.

SECOND GRADE (Complete 9 out of 11)

  1. Pass off 6 of the 7 addition and subtraction math strategies.
  2. Write 4 story problems, 2 addition and 2 subtraction. Solve and show your thinking with drawings. Present to your teacher and teach one to the class.
  3. Complete 100 minutes of home reading each week for at least 28 weeks.
  4. Achieve 95% on spelling the 200 High- Frequency words.
  5. Write an original four-line poem.
  6. Complete four written book reports.
  7. Memorize and recite 3 new poems, each must be at least 6 lines.
  8. Earn a 3 or better in handwriting on 2 out of 3 report cards.
  9. Prepare and present a “Great Brain” Language Arts research report.
  10. Receive all honors in citizenship for one reporting period.
  11. Run 50 miles, at school.
    *All items, to be considered for the Eagle Award, must be completed prior to May 10, 2019.

THIRD GRADE (complete all 7)

  1. Receive 80% or higher OR show 20% growth on at least 9 math tests throughout the year.
  2. Receive 80% or higher OR show 20% growth on at least 9 reading and writing tests throughout the year.
  3. Complete a science project during the year.
  4. Participate in the Career Wax Museum and give an oral presentation in class.
  5. Complete 10 random acts of kindness at school and write about each of them.
  6. Walk or run at least 80 miles for the 100 mile challenge.
  7. Read at least 80% of monthly home reading minutes each month.

FOURTH GRADE (complete 9 out of 12)

  1. Participate in PTA Reflections.
  2. Receive an "Excellent" in "Follows Classroom Rules" for 2 reporting periods.
  3. Receive an "Excellent" in "Completes Work as Assigned" for 2 reporting periods.
  4. No more than two tardies/early check-outs per term and no more than 9 absences for the year.
  5. Complete the 40 book challenge.
  6. Complete all assigned book reports or projects.
  7. Master multiplication facts (1-10) with 90% accuracy in 5 minutes.
  8. Join the Recycling Team and complete job with care.
  9. 30% improvement from Pre- to Post-Math or Reading tests OR 80% average (or higher) for all Math or Reading benchmark tests.
  10. Participate in an extracurricular activity (sports team, instrument, boy/girl scouts) or school sponsored activity (student council, Soaring Singers).
  11. Complet Mrs. Adams' 100-mile Challenge.
  12. Teacher Choice

FIFTH GRADE (complete 9 out of 13)

  1. Achieve 95% attendance for the school year (can't miss more than 9 days)
  2. Have less than 9 total tardies for the school year.
  3. Memorize the Preamble to the Constitution and recite to teacher.
  4. Complete one narrative, one opinion and one informational paper during the school year.
  5. Complete a social studies OR science report during the school year.
  6. Pass off all multiplication facts.
  7. Publish an original story at home to share with the teacher.
  8. Pass off all states and capitals with teacher.
  9. Participate in PTA Reflections.
  10. Receive all "E" s or “S”s in Citizenship for two reporting periods.
  11. Participate in an extracurricular activity (sports, instrument, boy/girl scouts, etc) or a school sponsored activity (Student Council, Soaring Singers)
  12. Present an oral report to the class
  13. Write an experience about a time when you used grit within growth mindset and how it helped you become better.

SIXTH GRADE (complete 10 out of 14)

1.Earn all E’s in Academic and Behavior Citizenship for two reporting periods.
2. Complete all assignments for one reporting period.
3. Earn an 85%, or show 25% growth, on two interim math benchmarks.
4. Earn a 4 in Spelling/Vocabulary for one reporting period.
5. Have Data Notebook signed by parents 6 times during the school year.
6. Achieve a reading goal of 150 minutes per week or 600 minutes per month.
7. Publish three pieces of high quality writing.
8. Turn in 8 out of the 9 required book reports.
9. Participate in the PTA Reflections or Arbor Day contests.
10. Math Fluency improvement 6 out of 8 months.
11. Achieve 98% attendance for the year.
12. Have no tardies for two reporting periods.
13. Participate in three extracurricular or community service activities. List them. Needs a parent signature.
14. Participate in three school leadership activities. List them.