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Academic Recognition

RENAISSANCE – Renaissance is recognition for all the hard work you do at Canyon. Qualification is based on three areas: Academics, Attendance, and Behavior. Grades are the first factor, but students can be disqualified for attendance or behavior problems.

Gold Level – 3.5 to 4.0 Quarter GPA

Silver Level – 3.0 to 3.49 Quarter GPA

In addition, students must not have any of the following:

  • ŸBehavioral Referrals
  • Ÿ“F” Grade or “U” Citizenship mark
  • ŸMore than 3 Unexcused Tardies
  • ŸUnexcused Absences

Students who qualify for Renaissance are eligible for rewards such as merchandise from local vendors and Canyon gifts. Students receive a sticker for their ID card during lunch shortly after report cards are mailed. Announcements are made on the Student Broadcast and posted on the Student Bulletin with instructions and pickup locations. Students must bring their ID card in order to pickup a Renaissance sticker.

HONOR SOCIETY -- Students who achieve a 3.4 to 4.0 GPA per semester will be awarded the following:

  • Ÿ1st semester – certificate, bumper sticker
  • Ÿ2nd semester - certificate

If student achieves 2 semesters of honor society per grade level:

  • ŸHonor Society Pin, grade level Pennant


If student achieves 2 semesters of 4.0 GPA:

  • 4.0 GPA Pin

 6th Grade Honor Society8th Grade Honor Society

GOLDEN APPLE AWARD - 4.0 cumulative GPA. Student must attend Canyon Middle School all 6 semesters.