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The Cranbury School students at work In order to spread knowledge of innovative and successful school practices, the National Blue Ribbon Schools program profiles a number of schools from each year’s cohort. Stories are added as they are produced. Innovating Math Instruction explores how The Cranbury School (Cranbury, NJ), enables math middle school math teachers to “push in” to lower grades… Continue Reading 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools – Selected Profiles

Students at South Ripley Junior High School Students at South Ripley Junior High School (Lawrenceburg, IN) found themselves racing downhill in a day of snow tubing, courtesy of a local business celebrating the school’s National Blue Ribbon Schools award. Read the local news story, and scroll to the bottom of the page for a 4-minute radio interview with S. Ripley Principal Destiny Rutzel… Continue Reading National Blue Ribbon School Students Earn Wintry Fun

The School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Bluegrass (SCAPA at Bluegrass) The School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Bluegrass (SCAPA at Bluegrass) (Lexington, KY). Administration and school staff welcome and actively seek parent relationships. SCAPA has an active School Based Decision Making Council (SBDM) that opens leadership and committee positions for parents and teachers to make positive contributions to our school, such as decisions regarding school… Continue Reading Decision-Making, Arts Production Assistance

KIPP STRIVE Academy KIPP STRIVE Academy (Atlanta, GA). Parents and guardians at KIPP STRIVE Academy are held to high expectations. They are expected to check their child’s homework each night and attend parent meetings and conferences. Parents are also invited to attend academic workshops and contribute to the school by volunteering their time when possible. To further increase parent… Continue Reading Workshops, Communications, Content Nights

Challenger Intermediate School Challenger Intermediate School (Goddard, KS). Each month we concentrate on a different core character trait. Our teachers work with students on the identified trait throughout the month. Our counselor generates content and lessons, and staff regularly teach the content. At the end of the year, we celebrate our students’ success with character trait awards. All awards… Continue Reading Core Character Traits

Young Women's Leadership Academy “Breaking News” 3:04 Students at Worthington Christian Elementary School (Columbus, OH) produced a news segment on their school’s recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School. Read the transcript:breaking-news “Dedication and Hard Work” 2:46 Principal Angela Clenendon of Coeburn Middle School (Coeburn, VA) attributes her school’s NBRS recognition to concerted efforts by teachers, staff, students, and… Continue Reading 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Celebrate!

students at KIPP strive academy KIPP STRIVE Academy Atlanta, GA Grades 5 – 8 Parents and guardians at KIPP STRIVE Academy are held to high expectations. They are expected to check their child’s homework each night and attend parent meetings and conferences. Parents are also invited to attend academic workshop and contribute to the school by volunteering their time when… Continue Reading Workshops, Communications, Content Nights

students at KY performing arts school The School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Bluegrass (SCAPA at Bluegrass) Lexington, KY Grades 4 – 8 Administration and school staff welcome and actively seek parent relationships. SCAPA has an active School Based Decision Making Council (SBDM) that opens leadership and committee positions for parents and teachers to make positive contributions to our school,… Continue Reading Decision-Making, Arts Production Assistance

wasatch elementary Wyoming Middle School Wyoming, OH 5 – 8 Physical education is a differentiated, student-centered, growth-minded program with a focus on wellness. Students in grades 5-8 have two days of physical education classes per week with a variety of activities that focus on muscular strength, flexibility, and coordination, with special emphasis on cardiovascular endurance. Our physical… Continue Reading Strength, Endurance, Self-Esteem

Elgin Middle School Relationships An Argument for Learning. Piedmont Open Middle School, Charlotte, NC. 2011 NBRS Recognition, Rewards, and Relationships. Elgin Middle School, Elgin, OK. 2010 NBRS Putting Schools on the Map: Benefits of NBRS. Elgin Middle School, Elgin, OK. 2010 NBRS Hire Well. Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet School, East Baton Rouge, LA 2009 NBRS A Learning Community. Sherwood… Continue Reading National Blue Ribbon Schools Site Visits: Middle Schools

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