• Eagle Ridge Middle School Recognition Program

    Student achievement in all areas of academics as well as the fundamental foundations of citizenship is recognized in a number of ways throughout the year. Below outlines the recognition programs at Eagle Ridge. We also want to hear about your students’ success outside of the school day. We welcome your news through email or phone calls.

    Eagle Ridge Recognition Program

    Student of the Month


    Students selected monthly based on the following character traits:

    Positive change in the area of academics – improved grades; improved assignment completion across contents, etc

    Positive change in the area of attendance – improved punctuality to school and class; improved daily attendance, etc.

    Character contribution – student exhibits a particular strength in trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, or citizenship

    School spirit- student exhibits school spirit in exceptional ways

    Given to 6 students monthly (one male / one female student per grade level)

    A student can win the award only once while at Eagle Ridge Middle School

    Quarterly Awards Ceremony (3 times per year)

    Foundation Awards


    Supports and follows school procedures and practices

    Respectful of rules, property, and other students

    Model for our BIG 3 program

    Uses good manners, judgement, and exhibits a positive attitude

    Contributes to the positive climate of Eagle Ridge

    Work Ethic

    Always tries his or her best

    Does all classwork and homework on time

    Goes over and beyond what is asked

    Consistently gives 100%


    Involves others in class in a positive way

    Sets a positive example for others

    Takes initiative in and out of class

    Contributes to our community of learners


    Completes all work and is prepared for class

    Meets and exceeds standards of learning

    Excellent quality of work

    Works to ability and helps others

    Achievement in Reading, Math, and Writing (three separate awards)

    Students who bring up their grades and show extra effort

    Honor Roll

    All A's and B's on the report card

    End of the Year Awards

    This evening program will include all three grade levels.

    Foundation Awards for the whole year

    See Criteria listed above

    Department Awards (one female and one male from each grade level)

    Teachers in each department select one female and one male student from each grade level who has consistently mastered the subject standards throughout the year. These students are selected based on:

    Grades, Assessments


    Passion for the content

    Spelling Bee Winner from each grade level

    Winner from the school grade level spelling bee

    Geography Bee

    Winner from the school geography bee

    Continental Math League Award

    Determined by student performance on math challenges and accumulated points from the year.

    Golden Eagle Award

    8th grade only

    Eighth grade teachers select one female and one male for this award. The Golden Eagle Award is based on the following criteria:



    Participation in school activities and events


    Throughout the year, there may be additional programs and competitions in which awards are given.

Last Modified on October 16, 2013