Morgan County Schools is pleased to announce Priceville Elementary School has been recognized as a Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School! Based on the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence assessment process, Priceville Elementary has met the criteria for all nine categories.
These categories consist of the following:
- Student Focus and Support
- School Organization and Culture
- Challenging Standards and Curriculum
- Active Teaching and Learning
- Technology Integration
- Professional Community
- Leadership and Educational Vitality
- School, Family, and Community Partnerships
- Indicators of Success
“We are greatly honored to recognize such deserving schools, working so diligently to fulfill the many learning needs of students”. Dr. Judy Fields, CEO, Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence.
This award will be presented during the Blue Ribbon Schools Blueprint for Excellence National Conference in Florida at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Convention Center at the Awards Luncheon in November.
Blue Ribbon Lighthouse Schools commit to sharing expertise and exemplary practices with other schools on a local, regional, and national level as well as providing mentoring and networking to schools seeking guidance and assistance in school improvement initiatives. Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence will be highlighting these schools and teachers on their website: www.blueribbonschools.com, as well as including best practices in their Interactive Library of Best Practices database. Through these initiatives, Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence will be able to share information from America's best schools with other schools around the country.
Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence is a Nationally recognized school improvement process. Currently, Danville-Neel Elementary, Lacey’s Spring Junior High, Falkville Elementary, Union Hill School and the Morgan County Schools Technology Park are pursuing Blue Ribbon Schools Lighthouse status.
“I wish to express my sincere appreciation to our students, teachers, and administrators for this accomplishment, and I look forward to seeing all Morgan County Schools receiving this honor.” Mr. Bill W. Hopkins, Jr. , Superintendent, Morgan County Schools.