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Lights, Camera, Action: NBR Schools Celebrate

Several 2012 NBR schools got out video cameras to showcase their National Blue Ribbon Schools spirit.
Click the headings below to watch the videos.


Where's the Plaque? - Video
This witty drama about the spirit of the National Blue Ribbon School award was created by students at Westwood High School (Westwood, MA).

Superheroes Among Us - Video

Student filmmakers at Basehor-Linwood High School (Basehor, KS) document congratulations from state, district, and school leaders, then use animation to recast inspiring teachers as dynamic superheroes.

Living Out the Golden Rule - Video

Singer-songwriter Michael Curtis has an important day job: guidance counselor at Doudna Elementary School (Richland, WI). This video features his emotionally powerful original “blue ribbon song.”

A Fun-Filled Celebration - Video

A district news brief captures the pride students, faculty, and dignitaries displayed at the NBR celebration at Woodholme Elementary School (Baltimore, MD).

Far-Flung Excellence - Video

Teachers and students at the Charles Turner Joy Elementary and Middle School, a Department of Defense school for families stationed at the Command Fleet Activities Naval Base in Chinhae, Korea, celebrate their NBR award.