8th Grade Technology Award

(2019-20)

The Technology Award is given to students who demonstrate excellence in technology. To qualify for this award, a student must have completed at least two technology ­related electives in 6th, 7th and/or 8th grade, with a minimum of an A­- in those classes and O ’s or S’s in work habits and citizenship for BOTH semesters. Additionally, students must create a Digital Portfolio per the criteria specified.

The portfolios will be judged on the following criteria: creativity, effort, originality, diversity of technology used and demonstration of “above & beyond” requirements. The recipients who meet this criteria will be announced at the 8th grade award assembly in May.

Students who are interested in applying for this award need to complete the Technology Award Intent to Apply form. You can get this form at the Student Window OR you can download it below. This form must be completed and turned into Mrs. Wechter in Room D-1 OR the Student Window by March 13, 2020.

LINK: 2019-20 Intent to Apply for Technology Award


The Digital Portfolio for the Technology Award is due by Thursday, April 23, 2020. Click below to download the Digital Portfolio Requirements and the Project Explanation Page:


If you have any questions about this award, please e-mail Mrs. Wechter:

bwechter@opusd.org