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Silver Star

Silver Star Award Qualifications
 

The Silver Star Award is an award given to students that show balance in their schoolwork, extracurricular actives and supporting the community all at the same time.  This program is to teach students responsibility and help them get ready for high school and beyond.

 

To qualify for the Silver Star Award students need to meet all of the following criteria each six weeks period:

  • A minimum of 5 hours of community service, which must to be completed and documented on the Medlin Google Form, within the current six weeks grading period. (See all due dates below)

  • A cumulative grade average of an 85 or higher in all courses (excluding PE & Athletics)

  • Must have no office referrals

 

Silver Star Privileges Include:

  • Students will receive a new ID badge each six weeks showing Silver Star status.
  • Students, with their Silver Star ID, will be able to respectfully move to the front of the lunch line. 
  • Students, with their Silver Star ID, will have access to the courtyard during lunch or tall table in the cafeteria.
  • Students, with their Silver Star ID, will receive promotional discounts for dances and sporting events, (These discounts will be announced).
  • Silver Star students will receive a t-shirt upon their first time to receive the award!

Silver Star Starting Dates and Deadline Entry Dates

Six Weeks Periods

Starting Dates for Entry

Deadline for Entry

Incoming 6th grade students, you may start entering your service hours starting on May 27, 2017 for the 2017-18 school year. These will apply only towards the Presidential Service Award.

2017 Summer Hours

May 27, 2017

August 27, 2017

1st Six Weeks

August 28, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

2nd Six Weeks

September 30, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

3rd Six Weeks

November 4, 2017

Sunday, December 31, 2017

December 31, 2017 is the last date for entry to qualify for the 2017 Presidential Service Award for the 2017 calendar year.

4th Six Weeks

January 1, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

From January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2018, completed service hours will qualify for the Presidential Service Award for the 2018 calendar year.

5th Six Weeks

February 17, 2018

Friday, April 12, 2018

6th Six Weeks

April 13, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Incoming 6th grade students, you may start entering your service hours starting on June 2, 2018 for the 2018-19 school year. These will only apply towards the Presidential Service Award. All Summer hours need to be documented and turned in NO Later than Friday, August 31, 2018.

 

Presidential Service Award Information

Qualifying hours for the Presidential Service Award will be calculated for service hours correctly completed and documented for the current calendar year. The calendar year, 2017 date ranges from January 1st – December 31st, 2017. The calendar year, 2018 date ranges from January 1st – December 31st, 2018.

 

Hours earned during the summer will apply only towards the Presidential Service Award. Total service hours for the calendar year must be a minimum of 50 hours to qualify for this prestigious award!

 

 

8th Graders

In high school, you can sign the Green Cord Challenge.  You may enter your hours starting May 1st . Just click on the link below for all the information you need. Make sure you read the program details and overviews. These are a little different from the middle school programs.  

Green Cord

https://www.nisdtx.org/cms/one.aspx?portalId=232201&pageId=362354

 

Questions??? Please call or email Pam Rodgers, Counseling Secretary
prodgers@nisdtx.org or 817-215-0511.