20 ASB Middle School Handbook
• Second incident will result in a conference with student, teacher, parent, and Associate
Principal/Principal and placed on a values learning plan. The student will also receive
• Third incident will result in the student not earning a grade for the plagiarized work, and a
letter in the student file. Future incidents could result in suspension and/or expulsion.
Recognition of student success and achievement is done daily in classes, on the courts
and fields, in advisories and in exchanges throughout the school. These regular forms of
recognition are most significant to the development of students’ self-confidence and self-awareness. We also believe that formal recognition can play a positive role in helping students
recognize particular qualities in themselves and in others.
Honor Roll and Head of School’s Honor Roll Awards
The following awards are given each trimester based on report card results.
• Head of School Honor Roll: Students with a report that contains no “Does not Meet” or
“Approaching” results in any subject.
• Honor Roll: Students with a report that contains no “Does not Meet” and no more than two
(2) “Approaching” results in any one subject and four ( 4) or fewer in total.
MS Mission Awards
There are three categories for this award. Students who receive this award demonstrate
through words and actions key elements of our Vision for the Middle School Learner.
Students can receive a Mission Award in any one of three categories:
• Continuous Inquiry
• Courage and Optimism – “The Amenye Sichinga Award for Courage and Optimism”
• Enhancing the Lives of Others
For the ASB and Mission Awards, students are nominated by teachers and award recipients
receive several votes from teachers. Many students may receive a Mission Award.
This is the highest honor that a student can receive. Students who receive this prestigious
award demonstrate through words and actions all aspects of the ASB mission. A select few
students each year are recipients of this award.
Subject Area Awards
For distinction and excellence in academic work, students may also receive awards in their
academic subject areas. Subject area teachers assess student achievement in four areas:
“Performance,” “Motivation and Passion,” “Effort and Self-Awareness” and “Leadership and
Cooperation.” Up to nine awards in each subject area are given annually to students.