Atascadero USD | BP 5126 Students
Awards For Achievement
The Board of Trustees encourages excellence as a goal for all students and wishes to publicly recognize students for unique or exemplary achievements in academic, extracurricular or community service activities. The purpose of such awards shall be consistent with school goals.
(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)
(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)
Student awards may include verbal recognition, a letter, a certificate, a Board resolution, public ceremony, trophy, gift, plaque or cash gift.
The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures for the appropriate selection of student award recipients.
At graduation from high school, special recognition shall be awarded to those students whose academic achievements have been outstanding.
The Superintendent or designee shall identify high school students who have demonstrated mastery of the high school curriculum qualifying them for the Golden State Seal Merit Diploma. (Education Code 51454)
Scholarship and Loan Fund
The Board shall maintain a scholarship and loan fund which may be used to provide interest-free loans for educational advancement, scholarship or grants-in-aid to bona fide organizations, students or graduates of district schools. (Education Code 35315)
(cf. 1260 - Educational Foundation)
(cf. 3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests)
35160 Authority of governing boards
44015 Awards to employees and students
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
876 Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
California Department of Education, Golden State Seal Merit Diploma: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/meritdiploma.asp
CSBA: http://www csba.org
Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Adopted: May 3, 2005 Atascadero, California