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Student Recognition


Birthdays: Each student is recognized on his or her birthday during the regular morning announcements. Birthdays that fall on a weekend date or holiday will be recognized on Friday or Monday each week. July birthdays will be recognized in June and August birthdays will be recognized in September.

Honor Roll Recognition:  Students who earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher will qualify for the honor roll as follows:

4.00   G.P.A.

Principal’s Honor Roll

3.5 – 3.99 G.P.A

High Honor Roll

3.0 – 3.49 G.P.A

Honor Roll



Student of the Month: Each teacher selects one student each month who demonstrates outstanding scholarship, citizenship, school participation and meets academic and behavior goals. Students will receive a certificate, a letter from the principal, and a gift certificate from a local business.

Student of the Day: Each day one 6th, 7th, and 8th grade student will be awarded ‘Student of the Day’ by the Travis Ranch staff. Students will receive a certificate and a coupon for a free cookie. Students are selected for positive behavior.

'You Only Get Out What You Put In' (YOGOWYPI) Cards: YOGOWYPI cards are given to students by staff members for recognition of service, special accomplishments, acts of cooperation, demonstration of school pride, and showing respect for others. Students will turn in their cards for a drawing held each week or save them up to buy prizes in the YOGOWYPI Store each Wednesday.

School Spirit Fridays: All middle school students are encouraged to wear TRMS spirit shirts on Fridays. Spirit shirts include PTA 'Spirit Wear,' Leadership student shirts, Yearbook student shirts, Vocal Music and Instrumental Music student shirts, TRTV student shirts, etc.

Awards Night: Middle School Awards Night will be held in May. This annual event honors outstanding student academic and performance achievement. 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are selected to receive a certificate and/or an engraved plaque by both classroom teachers and departments. Parents of the students receiving an award will receive an invitation by mail several weeks prior to the event.

Promotion Ceremony: Six 8th grade students will be selected by teachers and school administrators to receive a plaque or medallion during the Promotion Ceremony. Award selection is based upon outstanding student academic achievement, school citizenship, service to the school and community, as well as superior essay writing.