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Student Honors/Awards

Honor Roll

Students are recognized quarterly for their academics.

 

Distinguised Honor Roll 3.8 - 4.0

Honor Roll 3.34 - 3.79

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

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

Each month teachers select an individual to be recognized for their hard work throughout the month. There is a monthly assembly to recognize all these 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 Student

Recognition for outstanding achievement in the ELA 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 Boy and Top Girl

Recognition for overall academics, citizenship, leadership.

Top Boy Athlete and Top Girl Athlete

Recognition for superior athletic ability and sportsmanship.

Top Science Student

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.) 

Top Mathematics Student (The Lisa Lim Award for Math Achievement)

Recognition for outstanding achievement in the Mathematics Curriculum

Other Awards Throughout the Year

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

Each month Dwyer teachers select an individual to be recognized.