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Think GOLD

β€œThe Think Gold program is a school-wide effort to improve student academic achievement at West High School.  Believing that all students can be successful academically, the faculty set out to create a school-wide achievement culture where students are motivated to work hard to learn.  The Think Gold program strategically validates and responds to individual student academic success by recognizing student achievement.”

Requirements of 2020-21 Think Gold
 
1. 9th -12th grade students earning 1st semester Think Gold:
 
      • August STAR Renaissance ELA: Student has attained IRL at grade level      
OR
      • August STAR Renaissance Math: Student has attained Math Scaled Score based on grade level ( 9th grade: 850; 10th grade: 855; 11th grade: 883;12th grade: 899)
 
2. 9th-12th graders earning 2nd semester Think Gold:
 
      • January 2021 STAR Renaissance ELA: Student has attained IRL at grade level or improved half a grade level from August STAR Renaissance ELA   
OR
      • January 2021 STAR Renaissance Math: Student has attained Math Scaled

                 Score based on grade  level or improved scale score from August STAR Renaissance Math.

Rewards of 2020-21 Think Gold

  • Students will leave 5 minutes early for lunch
  • 1st semester- Stadium event in October
  • 2nd semester- Lunch and movie in the gym in February
  • Participation in all Think Gold events
  • One Day Think Gold (November & April):
  • Teachers will be given One Day Think Gold passes to recognize students for academic improvement and/or success in their classroom.