Academic Boosters - Humboldt Community School District

Academic Boosters

Program Overview:

 The Wildcat Academic Booster Club is designed to promote and reward students demonstrating academic excellence and provide funds for academic competitions and activities.

 
The WILDCAT SECONDARY (5-12) ACADEMIC BOOSTER CLUB began in 1994 when concerned parents joined forces with area businesses to emphasize and reward students for academics.   

 

The following can answer any questions you may have regarding the Academic Boosters: Greg Thomas or Joni Torkelson

 

 

 Program Rationale:

Schools recognize student achievements in athletics/music/drama. The recognition and identification of students/teams are reasons those activities are popular among middle/senior high students. Schools are built as academic institutions. Students deserve to be recognized for their efforts in the classrooms and academic activities.

Incentives/Rewards:

 

 The cash provided by businesses/industries and individuals are used to help operate non-general budget academic activities for grades 5-12, such as: speech; quiz bowls – Thinking Cap, science, general; bees – math, geography, spelling; Stock Market; Art shows; Mock Trial; Academic Field Trips; National Honor Society induction; and Envirothon.

 
Business/Industry has also provided incentives/discounts to students that have earned certain grade points each semester or improved their grade point. A Gold card is issued to a student achieving a 3.67 or greater grade point for the semester. A Blue card is issued to a student achieving a 2.67 to 3.66 grade point for the semester.  A White card is issued to any student that shows an improvement in grade point average from the previous semester. 
 

How to Contribute:

 

 Please consider making an individual or company donation for general use or a specific use in this program. Also consider giving a memorial to help purchase study materials, manuscripts and reference books for these groups.

 

Volunteer to help the Boosters by calling 332-3574. Send a donation to Wildcat Academic Boosters, HumboldtHigh School, 1500 Wildcat Road, Humboldt, IA 50548.

 


 


Booster Sponsor List 2016-2017

 

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