Celebration of Excellence

An evening dedicated to our English Learners

UPDATED!!!! Event Details

This is an Award Ceremony dedicated to our outstanding students who are developing English while concurrently learning academia in preparation for their life journey after graduation.


Date: Wednesday, May 6th


Time: 6:30


Location: Borah High School in the Large Auditorium behind the Tennis Courts.

Nominate Students by April 10th

Each school may nominate 3-5 students. You or your school team determines the name of the award. For example, Excellence in Writing, Excellence in Athletics, Excellence in Mathematics. etc.


Click here to nominate students.


Names must be submitted NO LATER than April 10th.

Inviting Parents

We will have interpreters call each family to invite them to the event. As the date approaches please send an invite to parents via a phone call or written invitation from the students.

Student Showcase of Stories

In lieu of outside entertainment, we would like to give students an opportunity to share their story. Original works created by our students in the form of a poem, story, essay, artwork or media presentation. The theme of the showcase is to capture and celebrate the student's stories of trial, perseverance and accomplishments of being a student and community member of the Boise School District.


If you have interested students please enter their information here.


Original work needs to be submitted by April 10th to jolene.lincoln@boiseschools.org or sent to Fort Boise, Room 11. Click here for a flyer you can print off to give your students.


A committee will review submissions and choose at least 2 per quadrant. Teachers of selected students will be notified by April 17th.

If you have any questions please contact Jolene Lincoln at jolene.lincoln@boiseschools.org or call 472-3591.