Northwestern Middle School announced recipients of Gold Plus Cards for the first semester. To qualify, students had to have straight A's, perfect attendance and no behavioral referrals.

The rewards include a reception, a free dress day, privilege of moving to the front of lunch line for nine weeks, a lunch with a favorite teacher, Teacher Pet Certificate (one hour with another teacher), two free physical education dress-out days, two homework extension days and breakfast at McDonald’s, a news release said.