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West Side Union SD (Healdsburg) |  BP  5126  Students

Awards For Achievement   

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The Governing Board encourages excellence as a goal for all students and wishes to publicly recognize students for exemplary achievement in academic, athletic, extracurricular, or community service activities.

(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

(cf. 6142.4 - Service Learning/Community Service Classes)

District/School Awards

Student awards may include verbal recognition, a letter, a certificate, a Board resolution, public ceremony, trophy, gift, plaque, or cash gift.

The Superintendent/Principal or designee shall develop criteria for the selection of student award recipients.

The Board shall select its own representatives to the committee. Staff, community, and/or student representatives shall be selected by the Superintendent/Principal. Members of this committee shall serve two-year terms.

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)

(cf. 9140 - Board Representatives)

The committee may accept gifts, donations, and bequests made for the purposes of the fund and may prescribe conditions or restrictions on these gifts and bequests. If the donor imposes any conditions, the committee shall review the conditions and make a recommendation to the Board as to the compatibility of such conditions with the intent and purpose of the fund. The Board may prohibit the committee from accepting any donation under conditions it finds incompatible with the fund's intents and purposes. (Education Code 35313)

The Superintendent/Principal or designee shall report to the Board at least annually regarding the status and activity of the fund. (Education Code 35319)

Legal Reference:


220 Nondiscrimination

35160 Authority of governing boards

35310-35319 Scholarship and loan funds

44015 Awards to employees and students

51243-51245 Credit for private school foreign language instruction

51450-51455 Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

51460-51464 State Seal of Biliteracy

52164.1 Assessment of English language skills of English learners


876 Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

1632 Credit for private school foreign language instruction

11510-11516 Assessment of English language development

Management Resources:


CSBA: http://www

California Department of Education:

Californians Together:


adopted: June 25, 2015 Healdsburg, California