The Sabino High School Valedictorian and
Salutatorian designations will be made based on the cumulative weighted
grade point average at the end of eight semesters and will include all
classes taken for high school credit.The
student with the highest weighted GPA to the 12th decimal place will be
designated as valedictorian.The
salutatorian will be the student in the second place.
Academic Letter is awarded to those students who, after completing five
semesters and seven semesters, have met the following four criteria:
1.The candidate shall have attended Sabino High School the last three
complete and consecutive semesters prior to the award.
2.The candidate shall have maintained a grade point average of not less
than 3.80 on a 4.00 weighted scale during each of the qualifying
3.The candidate shall have been enrolled in no fewer than six courses
at Sabino for which a letter grade has been awarded during each of the
that award a Pass/Fail grade and summer school credits do not count toward
the six class requirement of the academic letter.Substitutions such as concurrent university courses, correspondence
courses, and work study programs deemed appropriate to an academic program
may be approved by the Scholarship Committee.A prior Approval Form must be completed and approved by the Honors
Committee prior to enrolling in a course, if the course is to be used in
determining an academic letter.Prior
Approval Forms are available from Mrs. Curtis in the Counseling Office.
4.The candidate shall have maintained a record of sound citizenship
during the qualifying period.A
list of those candidates who are academically qualified will be made
available to administration and faculty.If a candidate's eligibility on the basis of citizenship should then
be questioned, the Scholarship Committee shall examine the objection(s) and
make a final determination as to the eligibility of the candidate.
Straight “A” awards are
calculated after the first semester of sophomore, junior, and senior year
and include ALL courses for which high school credit is awarded.An AP class where a student earns a “B” is counted as a “B”
for purposes of earning the Straight “A” Award.