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Student Honors/Awards

Honor Roll

Students are recognized quarterly for their academics.

DISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLL 3.8 - 4.0
  - must have only S or O marks in citizenship and work habits
  - must have satisfactory attendance (have not received letter)

HONOR ROLL 3.34 - 3.79
  - must have only S or O marks in citizenship and work habits
  - must have satisfactory attendance (have not received letter)

STAR PROGRAM

Our STAR Program is meant to recognize and reward students who are academically or behaviorally achieving. We are proud to offer two recognition incentives, the SBAC Rewards and STAR Card.

STAR Card

Each quarter students can earn rewards for doing well academically from the previous quarter.

BLACK CARD 4.0 GPA

ORANGE CARD 3.4-3.99 GPA

OILER CARD .33 GPA Increase from previous quarter

SBAC Rewards

This reward is for students who have done well on the previous year's SBAC assessment (state testing). If students received a "4" in either Math or English, or "3's" in both, or have jumped 75 points in either subject will be placed on the rewards list. Prizes include having bi-weekly raffles and an exclusive party.

See the brochure for details/prizes.

Opportunities for Honors/ Awards

Outstanding Achievement

Awards may be issued by a teacher for any subject in which the student has shown outstanding improvement or achievement.

Student of the Month (GRITbands)

Each month teachers select an individual to be recognized for demonstrate GRIT throughout the month. There is a monthly in class recognition to all the deserving students.

Recognition of Academic Achievement at 8th Grade Promotion

At the promotion ceremony, special recognition will be given to eighth grade students who have achieved the following outstanding honors.

Trustee's Award

The members of the Board of Trustees of the Huntington Beach City School District recognize the most outstanding student based on total grade point average, standardized achievement test scores, citizenship, and work habits during the three years as a student at Dwyer Middle School.

President's Education Awards Program

Any student who, during his/her years at middle school, has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) through the first semester of eighth grade and has achieved in the 85th percentile or higher in math or reading on a standardized achievement test, will receive the President’s Education Award.

Principal's Distinguished Honor Roll

Any student who, has a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above for the entire year.

Perfect Attendance in 6th, 7th, 8th Grades

This is not an easy achievement!  The students who receive this award have shown a remarkable demonstration of commitment and determination.

National Junior Honor Society

The Judy Roy/Connie Alvarez chapter for the National Honor Society has been established at DwyeStudents in 7th and 8th grade who have a GPA of 3.75 or higher from the previous year and have completed a minimum 18 hours of community service.

Most Outstanding Male and Female Jr. Oilers

Recognition for overall academics, citizenship, and leadership

Top Male and Female Athlete

Recognition for superior athletic ability and sportsmanship.

Top Science Student

Recognition for outstanding achievement in the Science Curriculum.

Top Mathematics Student

Recognition for outstanding achievement in the Mathematics Curriculum.

Top English/Language Arts and History Student

Recognition for outstanding achievement in the ELA/History Curriculum.

Top Performing/Visual Arts

Recognition for outstanding achievement in Visual and Performing Arts.

8th Grade Promotion Honors

At the promotion ceremony, special recognition will be given to eighth grade students who have achieved the following outstanding honors.

Trustees’ Award

The members of the Board of Trustees of the Huntington Beach City School District recognize the most outstanding student based on total grade point average, standardized achievement test scores, citizenship, and work habits during the three years as a student at Dwyer Middle School.

President’s Education Awards Program

Any student who, during his/her years at middle school, has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) through the first semester of eighth grade and has achieved in the 85th percentile or higher in math or reading on a standardized achievement test, will receive the President’s Education Award.

Perfect Attendance in Grades 6th, 7th, 8th

This is not an easy achievement!  The students who receive this award have shown a remarkable demonstration of commitment and determination. 

Top Male and Female Student

Recognition for overall academics, citizenship, leadership.

Top Male Athlete and Top Female Athlete

Recognition for superior athletic ability and sportsmanship.

Top Student in ELA/Math/ Science/History/Arts

Recognition for outstanding achievement in the Science Curriculum

4.0 Students

Recognition for an extremely rare, perfect 4.0 cumulative Grade Point Average for all 3 years at Dwyer.

National Junior Honor Society

Recognition for 8th graders who are members of our NJHS (see tab on website for description of NJHS.)