Dare to Reimagine Learning

Awards

Presented on the last day of the school year – at a special awards presentation. Parents, guardians and community members are invited to attend.

Book Awards

A book is awarded to the most deserving student in each homeroom from Grade 1 to Grade 9. Selection of the winners will be made by the teacher on the following criteria: individual development and contribution to the welfare and progress of the homeroom and school. Students can receive the Book Award only once in each division (i.e. Primary, Elementary & Junior High). Sponsored by Sturgeon Public Schools and presented by the Camilla School Trustee.

Awards of Excellence

COMPLEMENTARY COURSE OPTIONS – Certificates and Pins are given to each student. Pins are sponsored by Sturgeon Public Schools. 

An award is given to a student from each complementary course. The awarded student has a superior work ethic, is enthusiastic and displays leadership skills. Eg. of Complementary Course options are: Band, Drama, Fitness, Food & Technology for Grade 7 and Beginning & Advanced Fashion, Athletic Sports Therapy, Art, Canoeing, Dance/Gymnastics, Fit 4 Life, Foods, Golf, Hockey, Leadership, Lego Robotics, Mad Scientist, Outdoor Education, Performing Drama, Rugby, Sports Leadership, Technology, Winter Survival and Work Experience. Complementary Course Awards are given depending on the courses taught.

Athletic Awards

Running Club, Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Track & Field. One MVP award and one MIP Award are given in each area of athletics. Winning recipients are chosen by their coaches respectively. 

MVP CRITERIA – Most Valuable Player award is given to the player whom the coach(es) feels is the most valuable to the team. Player received a dog tag. 

MIP CRITERIA – Most Improved Player – is given to the player whom the coach(es) feels is the most improved player on the team. Player receives a dog tag. 

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – (All Coaches) keeper plaques are given to student. The winning recipient is chosen by all coaches. 
Given to the male and female deemed to be the best deserving athlete for that school year according to the following guidelines: 

  • Participation in and a significant contribution in 3 or more of the extra curricular sports
  • Displays positive attitude: in class, in the hallways, on the playground, especially on the court or field of play 
  • Demonstrates strong leadership qualities 
  • Produces passing grades in all subjects at their grade level 
  • Provides actions that show they are a positive role model to other players, particularly the younger ones. 
  • Coach-ability: strong understanding that they strive to fulfill the plans of the coaches 

Coaches' Choice

The winning recipient receives an engraved dog tag. 

Given to one male athlete and one female athlete who has made the greatest contribution and has received the least recognition. Not necessarily given every year. Nominations come from any coach involved in the extra curricular athletic program who feels that a student meets the above-mentioned criteria. All coaches must agree on the candidate.

Goal Achievement Award

This award is presented to the student who displays great enthusiasm and determination to accomplish their goals within the specialized junior challenge classroom. Chosen by the classroom teacher.

Lynne Jewell Science Award

Background – The students of Camilla School were foremost in the heart of Mrs. Jewell. Her goal was to inspire a passion for science into her students that would transcend the rest of the lives. Sponsored by the Jewell family. 

Details – The recipient of the Mrs. Jewell Science Award will receive $200.00 and a scientific calculator to assist them in their High School Science classes. 

Criteria – This award is meant for the most bright and energetic science student in the class. This student does not necessarily need to have the best mark, but their outstanding joules of energy is a must. Must be given to a Gr.9 student.

Outstanding Service Award

Given to a Grade 9 student who has demonstrated exceptionally strong leadership qualities, is a positive role model to other students, demonstrates a positive attitude in the class, in the hallways and on the playground and produces passing grades. Not necessarily given every year.

Academic Awards

Winning recipients receive a certificate and a keeper plaque. 

(In the past Academic Awards for grades 4-9 have been awarded on percentages achieved throughout the year. With the introduction of Power School, the Sturgeon Public Schools Technology Department is presently working on a specialized award component to calculate academic awards that effectively coordinate with our past percentage system. This component is scheduled to be completed before academic marks are calculated for the year end awards ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 6:30 pm. for Grades 4-9 academic and athletics awards presentation.  More information will become available as the school year comes to a close). 

In order to obtain an Honours with Distinction award the student must obtain: 

  • An average of 90% or better in the 4 core areas of Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies; 
  • Passing grades in all of his/her electives, as well as Phys. Ed and Health.
  • In our new system to obtain an Honours with Distinction award at the end of the year the student must achieve 5's in each core subject.

In order to obtain an Honours Award the student must obtain: 

  • An average of 80% or better in the 4 core areas of Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies; 
  • Passing grades in all of his/her electives, as well as Phys. Ed and Health. 
  • In our new system to obtain an Honours Award the student must achieve any 4 and 5 combination in the 4 core subjects.

Winning recipients will receive a certificate, a medal & fridge magnet. Magnets are awarded on behalf of Sturgeon Public Schools. 

In order to obtain a Merit Award the student must obtain: 

  • An average between 75% to 79% in the 4 core areas of Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies; 
  • In our new system a Merit Award can be achieved by obtaining 4s & 5s in core subjects with one 3 allowed.

Passing grades in all of his/her electives, as well as Phys. Ed and Health. Winning recipients will receive a certificate.


HIGHEST ACADEMIC STANDING – JUNIOR HIGH (GR 7-9 ONLY)

Gr. 7 Honourable Mention – this award is presented to the grade 7 student with the second highest academic standing in grade 7 – The winning recipient will receive a certificate. 

Gr. 7 Highest Academic Standing – this award is presented to the grade 7 student with the highest academic standing in grade 7 – The winning recipient will receive a certificate, keeper plaque & a pen. Pens are awarded on behalf of Sturgeon Public Schools. 

Gr. 8 Honourable Mention – this award is presented to the grade 8 student with the second highest academic standing in grade 8 – The winning recipient will receive a certificate. 

Gr. 8 Highest Academic Standing – this award is presented to the grade 8 student with the highest academic standing in grade 8 – The winning recipient will receive a certificate, keeper plaque & a pen. Pens are awarded on behalf of Sturgeon Public Schools. 

Gr. 9 Honourable Mention – this award is presented to the grade 9 student with the second highest academic standing in grade 9 – The winning recipient will receive a certificate. 

Gr. 9 Highest Academic Standing – this award is presented to the grade 9 student with the highest academic standing in grade 9 – The winning recipient will receive a certificate, keeper plaque & a pen. Pens are awarded on behalf of Sturgeon Public Schools. 

Gr. 9 ATA Medallion

Sponsored by the Alberta Teachers Association this award is presented to the grade nine student with the Highest Academic Standing. The winning recipient receives a specially engraved medal from the A.T.A.