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Academic Incentive Program

The Academic Incentive Program (AIP) is aimed at rewarding students who maintain good grades. These grades must be earned at Sequoyah High School in the regular classroom setting. Grades earned through on-line or credit recovery do not qualify. Eligibility and In-school benefits are listed below.

 

Gold Card Requirements. Students must have an A Semester Average in each subject for the previous semester.

 

Gold Card Benefits: 1. Student will be eligible to earn an Academic Incentive day each semester – day to be determined by administration. To earn this Academic Incentive day, students must not have any unexcused absences (5 unexcused tardies = 1 unexcused absence), must be passing and up-to-date on all work/assignments for each class and exempt from all semester exams.

2. Special academic shirt for first time card recipients--when funding permits.

3. Reduced price on yearbook, 1st semester only, 1 book per student.

4. Free admission to all Regular season athletic events at Sequoyah High School. Pre/Post-Season, Jamborees, Tournaments, and Fund Raising Events do not qualify for free admission. You must turn your card in at the admission gate. Your cards will be available in the school store the next day.

5. Unlimited time on checking out library materials (except reference and reserve).

6. Semester exam exemption – no unexcused absences, no more than 2 execused

absences, must maintain a B average (85 or higher).

 

Silver Card Requirements: Student must have an A or B Semester Average in each subject for the previous semester.

 

Silver Card Benefits: 1. One-half Academic Incentive study day each semester. See #1 under Gold for further rules.

2. Special academic shirt for first time card recipients—when funding permits.

3. Reduced price on yearbook, 1st semester only, and 1 book per student.

4. Free admission to 10 Regular season athletic events at Sequoyah High School. Pre/Post-Season, Jamborees, Tournaments, and Fund Raising Events do not qualify for free admission. You Must turn your card in at the admission gate. Your cards will be available in the school store the next day.

5. One month limit on checking out library materials (except reference and reserve).

6. Semester exam exemption – no unexcused absences, no more than 2 excused absences, must maintain a B average (85 or higher).

 

Bronze Card Requirements : Students must have an A, B, or C Semester Average in each subject for the previous semester. The student can not have any unexcused absences.

 

Bronze Card Benefits: 1. One-half Academic Incentive study day per year–to be taken in the spring. (Must earn

a card both fall and spring semesters. See #1 under Gold for further rules.

2. Special shirt for first time card recipients—when funding permits.

3. Reduced price on yearbook, 1st semester only, 1 book per student

4. Free admission to 5 Regular season athletic events at Sequoyah High School. Pre/Post-Season, Jamborees, Tournaments, and Fund Raising Events do not qualify for free admission. You must turn your card in at the admission gate. Your cards will be available in the school store the next day.

5. Semester exam exemption – no unexcused absences, no more than 2 excused absences and must maintain a B average (85 or higher).

 

Abuse of the Program

 

Review of questionable conduct including but not limited to the following:

 

1. Dishonesty (cheating, stealing, lying, etc.)

2. Abuse of program benefits (Misusing card, allowing someone else to use card, etc.)

3. More than 3 absences that are not doctor excused, more than 5 excused tardies – this is per class per semester

4. Suspension from class or expulsion from school – this includes in-school suspension, alternative school, and/or after-school detention.

 

After such a review, membership in the Academic Incentive Program may be denied or benefits suspended.