Awards

Service Awards

American Citizenship Award is given to students who meet all of the following criteria:

· participate in at least 20 hours of school and/or community service

· show a positive attitude toward classmates, school, and community


Patrol Awards given to students who participate successfully all year on safety patrol.

Presidential Volunteer Service Awards are given to students who meet the following criteria:

BRONZE – 26-49 hours

SILVER – 50-74 hours

GOLD – 75+ service hours

Presidential Education Awards

President’s Award for Educational Excellence is available for fifth grade students who meet all of the following criteria:


  • meet or exceed standards on state standardized tests
  • meet or exceed standards on STAR math and reading tests
  • receive 3s for the majority of the fourth & fifth grade year


President’s Award for Educational Achievement is given to students who meet all of the following criteria:

· show tremendous growth and achievement, but not meet all the criteria for the President’s Award for Educational Excellence

· demonstrate unusual commitment to learning in academics despite various obstacles

Attendance Awards

Perfect Attendance is awarded for students in class, on time every day.

Almost Perfect Attendance is awarded when a student has just one tardy, one leave early, or one absence. Students must be in class, on time every day with just one exception.

Citizenship - CREEK Expectation Awards

CREEK Expectations award is for students who receive all 3s and 4s on the CREEK expectations portion of the report card in the homeroom, as well as in art, music, gym and technology class.

Rising Star Awards

Rising Star Awards are given to those students that have worked hard and met their student growth goal in a particular subject area from the beginning to the end of the year, as determined by STAR math and reading tests.

Fourth and Fifth Grade Music Awards

Black Belt Karate Recorder Awards are given to students who have rehearsed and performed correctly nine songs on recorder, which is six songs beyond the expectation.

Our Mission

Swartz Creek Community Schools inspires our learners to embrace challenges, set goals, grow their talents, and realize their dreams for success in a global society.