Spring View Middle School

Qualifications for Extracurricular Activities

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To be eligible to participate in extracurricular activities, each student must maintain the following standards each quarter:
  • Good citizenship by following school rules and keeping 80 or more merits
  •  2.0 grade point average or higher
  • No more than one “F” per quarter grade

 

Students must attend school for at least four periods to be eligible to participate in practices, rehearsal, performances, or events on any given day.
 
Eligibility will be monitored.  If any of the above standards are not maintained, the student will be subject to removal from all quarterly extracurricular activities.
Assemblies

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Assemblies are held periodically throughout the year with programs of interest to all.  Proper assembly behavior is expected of everyone.  Inappropriate behavior will exclude students from assemblies.
Movie Night

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Movie Night will be held periodically.  Only Spring View Middle School students, with student identification may attend.  Students must attend school for at least four periods on the day of Movie Night or they will not be allowed to participate.  Students will not be allowed to enter the multi if they arrive more than 15 minutes late, unless accompanied by a parent/guardian.  The privilege to attend Movie Night as well as other school functions may be denied due to unacceptable behavior at school or school functions.  In order to attend Movie Night, students must meet the qualifications for extracurricular activities.
Marine Biology

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Seventh grade students have the opportunity of being selected to enroll in the marine biology program and participate in a multiple day field trip to Fort Bragg during the third and/or fourth quarters.  Depending on the number of students who sign up, some students may not be able to go.  Final selection of qualifying applicants may be based on a lottery system.  Criteria for selection includes the following: a) must be in seventh grade; b) must receive no quarter grade of  “F” in any class for first, second, and/or third quarter; c) must have a 2.0 GPA or higher; d) must maintain 80 or more merits each quarter; and e) must have teacher recommendation.  Students selected for the trip will be required to attend meetings before their trip.
 
Total cost of the trip will be approximately $225 per student.  This is to cover transportation and cost to Pacific Environmental Educational Center.
Student Government

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The Student Senate of Spring View Middle School is an organization formed to achieve a closer cooperation between the faculty and the student body, to serve as a liaison between the student body and the administration, to produce a finer school spirit, and to provide an opportunity for participation in the regulation of certain student affairs.
 
Each academy will elect representatives based on the number of homerooms in the academy.  All candidates for class representatives must possess a “C” average or better for the semester previous to that in which he or she wishes to run for office.  A quarter grade of “F” and/or less then 80 merits may disqualify a candidate if grades are not improved during a given grace period.  Representatives will serve their terms in office as long as attendance, behavior, and grades remain at a satisfactory level.
California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF)

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CJSF is an honor society.  The purpose of CJSF is to foster high standards, service, and citizenship on part of middle school students.
 
WHO?  All 8th grade students can apply.  After the 1st semester of each year, all 7th grade students can apply.
 

HOW?  Students are eligible by meeting the following requirements:

  • ALL grades earned for the previous semester (both quarters) must be “C” or better.
  • Eligibility is based on CJSF’s point system. To be eligible,  a student must have at least twice the number of  points as classes.  An “A” = 3 points, a “B” = 1 point, and a “C” = 0 points.  Leadership and P.E. do not count as academic subjects.
  • Honors Classes:  Spanish 1, CPM 1, and Geometry earn; “A” = 3 points, a “B” = 2 points, and a “C” = 0 points.  Applicants must have maintained 90 or more merits throughout  the two previous quarters.
  • Applicants must be willing to participate in volunteer service activities for their school and community while members of CJSF.  The minimum requirement is 2 hours of school service.

 

WHEN?  Applications MUST be filed by the due date.  Membership is granted for the semester following the one in which the qualifying grades were earned.  Membership may be renewed for all succeeding semester by  meeting the same requirements.
Clubs

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Some of the clubs that may be available to students are: Math Club, Physical Education Club, Running Club, Fitness Club, Chess Club, Science Club, Computer Club, and Drama Club.