Highland Elementary Takes ‘Open House’ on the Road with Community Walk
- August 11, 2010
About 25 staff of Highland Elementary School took their “open house” to the streets Monday morning, August 9, by visiting students’ homes around the school’s neighborhood. A school bus took them to various areas of the Gardere community, where staff visited parents’ and guardians’ homes door to door for the ninth year running. Principal Kaye Van Sickle said volunteers reminded families that school starts this week and to make sure they register for school. School staff visiting homes included (pictured, left to right): Kendra Justice, Kara Bristow, Stacy Landry, Joyce Laudianna, Patricia Clement and Monica Brown.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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