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Student of the Month - Criteria & Procedure

October 13, 2014

Sterling Public Schools

Student of the Month


Nomination Criteria:


1.  Students must be in grades 7-12.


2.  Students may not have been recognized in a previous month.


3.  Each staff member may nominate one high school and one junior high school student.


4.  One high school (9-12) and one junior high school (7-8) student will be selected each month.


5.  Students can be recognized for excellence in any one or combination of the following criteria:


    scholarship        character        leadership

    respect             courtesy           responsibility

    effort                enthusiasm       sportsmanship    

    other - as identified by the nominator


Nominating Procedure:


1.  Teachers need to submit a list of students by email to the Principal, including the area or areas of excellence as stated above.


2.  At the monthly teacher’s meeting prior to the selection of the finalists, there will be a conversation to discuss those students who have been nominated.


3.  The Principal will then create a ballot and deliver this to teachers, most likely as a google doc. Voting should take place ASAP.


4.  Students nominated but not selected will automatically be on the ballot for the next two months unless they lose their nomination by a teacher.


Recipients will receive:


1.  A certificate and a letter to parent(s)/guardian(s).

2.  A gift certificate for a medium pizza donated by the Jet Stop

3.  Recognition in local newspapers and other media sources as available.


NO nominations will be accepted without a reason why.



Sterling Public Schools 250 Main Street Sterling, NE  68443

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