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The ACE Awards

The ACE Award is the highest honor a student can earn at Holmes Middle School. The ACE represents excellence in Academics, Citizenship, and Effort.

The Bronze award goes to the student with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.99.

The Silver represents a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49.

The Gold ACE is awarded to students who maintain a GPA between 3.5 and 4.0 for an entire semester.

To qualify for an ACE award, a student can have no grades of D or F during the semester.


In addition to outstanding grades, all ACE recipients demonstrate outstanding Citizenship and Effort by having no unsatisfactory marks in work habits or cooperation.


Along with the certificate, ACE winners will receive a card granting them privileges including early release to lunch, PE privilege, homework pass, and quiz upgrade. First time Gold and Silver ACE recipients will receive a T-shirt which they may wear to school on Mondays.