Awards and Regulations

Current Awards : 2019-2020 Academic School Year

Semper Praesens (Latin for ‘Always Present’)

Semper Praesens – Semestris (Latin for ‘Always Present – school term’)

  • For Perfect Attendance throughout the first half or semester of the academic year.
  • Student receives $35 gift certificate at one of the following stores:
    • Chapters Indigo Bookstore
    • Staples
    • MasterMind Toys
    • Cadillac Fairview Shopping Mall
    • Cineplex
  • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) receive a Recognition Award of Merit Certificate

Praesens Amplius (Latin for ‘Present To A Greater Degree’)

  • For significant improvement in attendance throughout the academic year from the previous academic year, defined by a Registrant reducing the number of tardies and absences in the previous academic year by 80% rounded to the nearest half day.
  • Student receives $50 gift certificate at one of the following stores:
    • Chapters Indigo Bookstore
    • Staples
    • MasterMind Toys
    • Cadillac Fairview Shopping Mall
    • Cineplex
  • Praesens Amplius personalized ‘silver’ medallion
  • Praesens Amplius commemorative ‘silver’ embroidered badge
  • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) receive a Recognition Award of Merit Certificate

Praesens Amplius – Semestris (Latin for ‘Present To A Greater Degree – school term’)

  • For significant improvement in attendance throughout the second half or final term from the first half or previous term of the same academic year, defined by a Registrant reducing the number of tardies and absences in the previous academic term by 80% rounded to the nearest half day.
  • Student receives $25 gift certificate at one of the following stores:
    • Chapters Indigo Bookstore
    • Staples
    • MasterMind Toys
    • Cadillac Fairview Shopping Mall
    • Cineplex
  • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) receive a Recognition Award of Merit Certificate

Significanter Praesens (Latin for ‘Substantially Present’)

Significanter Praesens – Semestris (Latin for ‘Substantially Present – school term’)

  • For significant attendance throughout the an academic term, defined by a Registrant not missing more than 1% attendance in tardies and absences, rounded to the nearest half day. Tardies count for half an absence.
  • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) receive a Recognition Award of Merit Certificate

General Regulations : 2019-2020 Academic School Year

  • Calgary Registration for the 2019 – 2020 academic school year will be available to Grades 2 through 6 students attending a school within the City of Calgary, Alberta and registered with the Provincial government excluding Home Education.
  • Participating students must attend schools with established and absolute means of recording student attendance, with a record made available to the Parent(s) or Guardian(s).
  • School administration and staff must have the means to dismiss a student that poses a health or safety risk to themselves or others in attendance.
  • Parent(s) or Guardian(s) are required to register and submit the verification of attendance within the provided deadlines.
  • ‘Excused absences’, ‘sick leaves’, etc. do not constitute attendance as determined by the educational institute.
  • Awards are not cumulative; only one Award and it’s value can be achieved per academic year.
  • Awards and General Regulations are subject to change, and will be interpreted by the Perfect Attendance Foundation.

Past Awards and Regulations

2018-2019 Academic School Year

2017-2018 Academic School Year

2016-2017 Academic School Year

2014 – 2015 Academic School Year

2015 – 2016 Academic School Year