8th Grade Bilingual Service Award Requirements Form

8th Grade Bilingual Service Award Requirements
Branciforte Middle School
315 Poplar Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 429-3883


Students Must Complete the following Five Requirements by late May in order to receive the Bilingual Service Award and to be honored at the promotion ceremony.

1. ______ Successful completion of 6th, 7th AND 1st semester of 8th grade English requirements with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or C+ average

2. ______ Reading at grade level on NWEA/MAP Assessment for 6th, 7th OR 8th grade

3. ______ Writing at grade level on School Wide Writing Assessment for 6th, 7th or 8th grade

4. ______ 15 hours of community service and/or attendance at culturally and linguistically related events during 6th-8th grade years

5. ______ (a) Enrolled in Spanish Language Arts/TWI: Successful completion of 6th, 7th AND 1st semester of 8th grades Spanish requirements with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or C= average

OR

 5. ______ (b) NOT enrolled in Spanish Language Arts/TWI: Proficiency assessment (reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary) in student’s 2nd language

B40 Guidance Counselor Nancy Garcia-Puhvel is our faculty point person who is responsible for tracking and making the final determination of whether students have completed the above requirements. Questions should be directed to her at ngarciapuhvel@sccs.net.

You can access a downloadable PDF of this document here: 8th Grade Bilingual Service Award Requirements.pdf

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