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Leveraging the Award

 
2018 Pre Ceremony 2018 National Teacher of the Year to Deliver Ceremony Keynote Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning will deliver the NBRS keynote address at 3:30 on Wednesday, November 7th.   Ms. Manning will speak on Building Community: Compassion, Connection, and Commitment. Ms. Manning teaches English to newly arrived refugee and immigrant students in the Newcomer Center Read More

nbrs logo since 1982 National Catholic Educational Association Strategies for Leveraging Your National Blue Ribbon School Award With much enthusiasm, the presenters will share their first-hand experiences of celebrating and amplifying the National Blue Ribbon Award.  Please join us to learn enjoyable “blue” activities and practical strategies for leveraging this prestigious national award.  Attendees will have an opportunity to Read More

two high school students in hallway Ideas for celebrating and leveraging the National Blue Ribbon School Award Collected from past and current ceremony participants National Blue Ribbon Schools show they’re Blue in lots of ways, organized here into School Parties and Celebrations, Community Involvement and Showcases, Media Outreach, School Displays, Blue-Themed Items, “Branding” Your School, Student Engagement/Sustaining Momentum, and Sharing Your Success. Download NBRS Bragging Rights. School Parties and Celebrations Hold Read More

nbrs logo since 1982 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. Students, staff, and parents of Eastover Elementary School (Bloomfield Hills, MI) composed a song to celebrate their Read More

Elgin Middle School Relationships Elgin Public Schools Elgin, Oklahoma A “Handprint Alley” showcases handprints and signatures from members of each graduating class from Elgin Middle School, alongside faculty caricatures and framed tee shirts with student-inspired slogans. These touches reinforce Elgin’s 3 R’s—the relationships, rewards, and recognition that engage students and propel their academic success. Elgin uses a tangible reward Read More

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