South Boulevard Elementary Recognized by State Senate for Award
- May 5, 2010
On Thursday, April 22, South Boulevard Elementary Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet School was recognized at the Louisiana State Senate. Senate Resolution No. 27, submitted by Sen. Yvonne Dorsey, recognized and commended the school for receiving the 2010 Award of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America.
Magnet Schools of America provides leadership for innovative instructional programs that promote equity, diversity and academic excellence for all students in public schools. South Boulevard’s focus is foreign language academic immersion. Students in grades K-5 study the academic subjects of Math, Science and Social Studies totally in the languages of French or Spanish. Students are bilingual by the end of fifth grade.
Representatives of the school at the event included (pictured, left to right): (front row) Isabella Manrique, Christian Chambers, James Villa, Nekayla George, Devon Bureau, Miles Lee, Tara Williams, (back row) Zoe Bryant, Alaina San-Miguel, Julie Cornet, South Boulevard principal Cheryl Miller, Tatiana Bienvenu and teacher Pauline Ewing.
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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