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Senior Honors Awards

Scholar With Distinction 

Gold Stole 

  • Meets UC Requirements, 3.6+ UC GPA in all A-G courses (10th - 1st Semester Senior year)
  • Academic Honesty (No Honor Code Violation),
  • 3 years same language
  • 4 years Math (4th year level beyond Alg2/Trig)
  • 3 years lab science
  • 4 AP Courses
  • 1 year VPA

 

Scholar With Honors

Gold Cord

  • Meets CSU Requirements
  • 3.0+ UC GPA in all A-G Courses (10th - 1st Semester Senior year)
  • Academic Honesty (No Honor Code Violation)
  • 2 years same language
  • 4 years Math (including Alg2)
  • 2 years lab science

 

Scholar With Expertise

White Cord 

  • Meets CSU Requirements
  • 2.5+ CSU GPA in all A-G Courses (10th - 1st Semester Senior year)
  • Academic Honesty (No Honor Code Violation)
  • 2 years same language
  • 3 years Math (including Alg2)
  • 2 years lab science
  • Concentration area: 6 semesters with grade of B or better in Athletics, Business, Consumer/Family, Leadership, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, CTE. 

 

Seal Of Biliteracy

Teal Cord

  • 2.0+ ELA GPA
  • 3.0 World Language GPA
  • SBAC/ELA standard met
  • Proficiency in one or more languages other than English (4 years same language, OR passing AP exam, OR SAT II Foreign Language exam with a 600+)

 

CSF Sealbearer's Award

Gold Tassel & Pin

  • 4+ semesters California Scholarship Federation membership (1 semester during senior year)
  • Earn nearly all A grades in approved college-prep courses

 

Golden State Seal Merit 

Pin 

  • Demonstrated mastery of the high school curriculum in at least six subject areas 

STAR Award Advanced

Certificate & Pin

  • Completion of 6 semesters in a core subject area:
    • Business, Computer, Consumer/Family Studies, Visual Arts, Performing Arts

 

STAR Award Survey

Certificate

  • Completion of 4 semesters in a core subject area:
    • Business, Computer, Consumer/Family Studies, Visual Arts, Performing Arts

 

CTE - Career Technical Education

Double Blue Cord

  • Students earn a Career Technical Education Cord by completing a 2 year CTE pathway with a minimum pathway GPA of 3.0

 

Community Service Award

Red Cord

  • Complete Service Cord Application
  • Serve 180 community service hours (Class of 2020)
  • 2 recommendations relevant to your community service
  • Reflection presentation
  • Approval after student presentation

                                                                           

NHS - National Honors Society

Gold Cord - 3 year members 

Blue & Gold Cord - 2 year members 

Blue & Gold Tassels- 1 year members 

  • National Honors Society members are students who exhibit the 4 pillars (Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Character)
  • Maintain 3.5+ GPA. 

 

AP Capstone

Maroon Cord

  • Completion of AP Research & AP Seminar