The Pre-AP/Incentive Program provides a number of unique opportunities that students are encouraged to make the most of and in order to ensure that students are representing the program well and passing on these learning experiences to their peers and community, Incentive students must meet a number of expectations and requirements in order to be accepted and remain in the program. These include:
1. Maintain an academic standing of Proficient or a B-letter grade average or above in all their courses.
2. Demonstrate exemplary attitude and effort, both in and outside of class, including excellent study habits and work ethic, as well as model citizenship in the school and local community. Students should also take an active role in their own learning and in their student life, and look for opportunities to better themselves and those around them.
3. Participation in the following extra-curricular activities (click here for a summary) are mandatory, including:
a. Grade 8-10 – October Multi-grade Camp
b. Grade 8 & 9 – Palmer Science Fair
c. Grade 8 – Camp Strathcona
d. Grade 9 – Social Responsibility Service Hours (see below)
e. Grade 10 – Oregon Performing Arts Trip
4. Students are also encouraged and expected to immerse themselves in some of the many extracurricular and leadership opportunities available at the school. These include joining school clubs as members or execs, taking on leadership roles in groups such as Student Council, and competing with the many Palmer sports teams.
Grade 9 Social Responsibility Service Hours