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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 10 out of 15)

  1. Show excellent classroom and school-wide behavior.
  2. Write first and last name correctly.
  3. Identify all alphabet letter names and sounds, including sh, th, ch, wh.
  4. Read all 80 kindergarten sight words.
  5. Write all 80 kindergarten sight words.
  6. Read a D Level text or higher for Guided Reading.
  7. Identify punctuation (period, question mark, exclamation point)
  8. Identify 0-20 and write the numbers 0-30 in order.
  9. Count to 100.
  10. Count to 100 by 10’s.
  11. Complete 9 addition/subtraction equations in 1 minute (within 0-5).
  12. Name all 2D shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, hexagon) and 3D shapes (sphere, cylinder, cube, cone).
  13. Complete home reading for 6 months and return reading calendars on time (September-April)
  14. Tie shoes.
  15. Recite parent’s cell phone or home phone number.

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 8 out of 10)

  1. Compute 50 addition facts with 98% accuracy in 3 minutes.
  2. Compute 50 subtraction facts with 98% accuracy in 3 minutes.
  3. Complete 100 minutes of home reading a minimum of 30 weeks of the year (20 min. per day).
  4. Achieve 90% on spelling the 200 High Frequency words.
  5. Write an original four-line rhyming poem.
  6. *Complete and turn in on time, four or five written book reports.
  7. *Recite 3 NEW poems; each being at least 6 lines.
  8. Earn a “3” or better in handwriting on 1 out of 3 report cards.
  9. Receive all honors in citizenship for one reporting period.
  10. Prepare and present a Great Brain research project.
    * These two items are required for earning the Eagle Award, and are due by the end of April.

THIRD GRADE (Complete 10 out of 15)

  1. Multiplication facts 1 to 9 with 90% accuracy.
  2. Division facts 1 to 9 with 90% accuracy.
  3. Complete 100 minutes a week home reading for one grading period.
  4. Complete one written or oral book report.
  5. Submit an entry in the PTA Reflections contest.
  6. Receive 100% at least 10 times on spelling tests.
  7. Receive 100% at least 10 times on vocabulary tests.
  8. Write and illustrate 2 books.
  9. Write and illustrate 2 original poems of different styles (i.e. Limerick, Haiku, Cinquain).
  10. Prepare one written report on topic of choice.
  11. Receive all honors in citizenship for one reporting period.
  12. Less than 5 tardies for 2 reporting periods.
  13. Fitness-walk or run 1/2 mile under: Girls 5 min, Boys 4 min.
  14. Score 90% or show 20% growth on 2 math interim tests.
  15. Be on grade level in reading by the end of the year, or move up at least 3 levels during the year.

FOURTH GRADE (complete 11 out of 16)

  1. Achieve 95% attendance for entire school year. (No more than 9 absences)
  2. Receive 3's or 4's on all Essential Standards in Data Notebook.
  3. Receive 100% on at lease 10 spelling tests per term.
  4. Pass of Multiplication frequency.
  5. Pass of Division frequency.
  6. Score 80% or higher on at least 3 Benchmark Tests.
  7. Complete all classroom book reports.
  8. Complete the 40-book reading challenge. (Fantasy, Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, History, Biography, Informational, Poetry, Mystery, Traditional (Folk Tale, Fairy Tale)
  9. Join the Recycling Team and complete job with care.
  10. Participate in an extracurricular activity (sports team, instrument, boy/girl scouts) or school sponsored activity (student council, Soaring Singers).
  11. Achieve a level of competency in motor skills and movement patterns (Grade 4, Strand 1) as determined by Mrs. Adams in P.E.
  12. 35% improvement between beginning of year (pre) and end of year (post) test for Reading, Writing or Math.
  13. Win "Leader of the Month" honors in the classroom.
  14. Receive all "E's" on a report card for 2 reporting periods.
  15. Participate in PTA Reflections.
  16. Teacher Choice

FIFTH GRADE (complete 11 out of 14)

  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 11 out of 15)

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 planner signed by parents for a minimum of 25 weeks.
6. Achieve a reading goal of 8 books per year/ or all book reports turned in.
7. Publish three pieces of high quality writing.
8. Complete two high-quality science or social studies assignments.
9. Participate in the fitness challenge.
10. Participate in the PTA Reflections or Arbor Day contests.
11. Participate in rotations with no red cards.
12. Achieve 95% attendance for the year.
13. Have no tardies for two reporting periods.
14. Participate in three extracurricular or community service activities. List them. Needs a parent signature.
15. Participate in three school leadership activities. List them.