Awards and Recognitions

The Communications Department is now accepting nominations for the Shining Star Award. The Shining Star Award recognizes outstanding guest teachers and substitute employees who take the initiative to go beyond their basic job duties and demonstrate exceptional skill and dedication to students in the San Bernardino City Unified School District.

If you would like to nominate somebody for the Shining Star Award, download this form and email it to

The Communications Department coordinates Crystal Golden Apple Awards 2018the Employee Excellence Awards program that includes the Golden Apple and Crystal Apple awards.

Past Crystal Apple award winners
Past Golden Apple award winners

The nomination period is closed for the Employee Excellence Awards. Winners will be announced in May.

The Communications Department coordinates the:
  • Outstanding Student Awards
  • Outstanding Parent Awards
  • Outstanding Classified Employee Awards
  • Outstanding Certificated Employee Awards

These awards are presented by the Board Of Education during School Board Meetings.

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