As I type report cards may be in the mail on their way to parents all over the Tri-State..  Many businesses encourage students to do their best by rewarding good grades.  Here is the most recent list-->

This is according to an article in "the balance everyday":

The A is for Apple Program gives kids a certificate for a free kids' meals. This program is only open to schools, though. If you're a parent, contact your child's teacher to let her know about this program that offers rewards for students.

Earn a free scoop of ice cream. Bring in your report card showing good grades to get your freebie.

Chuck E. Cheese
Kids earn game tokens for their grades. There's a limit of 15 tokens allowed per child and a food purchase is required.

Cold Stone Creamery
Kids can earn free ice cream for good grades. Students must earn a straight-A report card. Kindergarten students up to fifth graders can participate.

Justice Stores
Tween girl retail store Justice will give you $5 off your purchase. Bring in a good report card that's been issued within the past 30 days.

Krispy Kreme
Get a free doughnut for an A when you visit a Krispy Kreme shop (not a convenience or grocery store that sells Krispy Kreme doughnuts). The limit of doughnuts handed out for A's depends on the store, but it can be as high as 6 per report card.

Long John Silver's
While this program is only open to schools, it rewards students with meals for a number of achievements on top of academic excellence. School administrators need to contact the local restaurant to participate.

Straight-A kindergarten through 5th-grade students can earn a free Happy Meal when they bring in their report cards along with a voucher from the school.

Pizza Hut
If you have 3 A's on your report card, you get a free Personal Pan Pizza and a small soda or milk. The offer is only good for elementary and middle school students. Dine-in only.

A report card with A's and B's earns a delicious treat. Show the cashier your report card before ordering.

Of course make sure to call each business first to find out the specific reward they offer.  Offers may be subject to change according to location.

Family Video
Family Video offers a free movie or game rental with an A in a core subject on their report card grades K-12.

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