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2015 Celebration Stories

From blue tee-shirts to blue ice cream, from parades to official ceremonies, National Blue Ribbon Schools celebrate their recognition in a host of creative ways. Here are some videos produced by or about 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools.


[vision_accordion title=”Lip Dub Celebration Song – 6:24″ active=yes] Students, staff, and parents of Eastover Elementary School (Bloomfield Hills, MI) composed a song to celebrate their 2015 NBRS status; students and staff perform the song in this video.

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[vision_accordion title=”Two schools in Acadiana receive National Blue Ribbon Award – 1:38″ active = “yes”] Local news station KATC celebrates Martin Petitjean Elementary (Rayne, LA) and South Crowley Elementary (Crowley, LA) on their National Blue Ribbon School status.
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[vision_accordion title=”Vistancia Elementary Blue Ribbon School Celebration – 3:35″ active=”yes”] A local news station covered of the Vistancia Elementary School (Peoria, AZ) celebrations on being named one of four Arizona schools to reach National Blue Ribbon status in 2015.

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[vision_accordion title=”2015 National Blue Ribbon School Wines Elementary, Ann Arbor Public Schools – 4:11″ active=”yes”] Ann Arbor (MI) Area Videography produced this video about Wines Elementary School that inter-cuts ceremony footage, Washington DC footage, and Secretary Arne Duncan’s announcement to celebrate the school’s success.

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[vision_accordion title=” Middle College High School Named Blue Ribbon – 1:54″ active=”yes”] Principal Docia Generette-Walker and faculty describe how Middle College High School (Memphis, TN) merited National Blue Ribbon School status.
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[vision_accordion title=” Del Rey Receives NBRS Award in 2015! – 3:27″ active=”yes”] Parent and filmmaker Reka Pigniczky captures the excitement when Del Rey Elementary School (Orinda, CA) learns of its NBRS status.

[vision_accordion title=” Blue Ribbon School – 11:54″ active=”yes”] Superintendent Dr. Cedric Gray celebrates the National Blue Ribbon School award at Casey Elementary School (Jackson, MS), an arts-focused school.
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[vision_accordion title=” Olmito Elementary Named 2015 NBRS – 1:46″ active=”yes”] Students at Olmito Elementary School (Brownsville, TX) express delight at being named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.
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[vision_accordion title=” Hawks Rise Elementary Named NBRS! – 2:04″ active=”yes”] Principal Evy Friend and state and district dignitaries celebrate the 2015 NBRS recognition of Hawks Rise Elementary School (Tallahassee, FL).
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[vision_accordion title=”Blue Ribbon Celebration! – 0:44″ active=”yes] Students and Principal Sportello-Giusta of The Academy of Talented Scholars (Brooklyn, NY) sing about their 2015 award.