Celebration to mark CAM’s “Blue Ribbon School” Award today (Wednesday)


January 25th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s a reminder from “The Station Where Your Friends Are”: A celebration will take place this afternoon at the CAM High School in Anita, to honor the former staff, teachers, board members and students of CAM North Elementary School, which received a 2011 “Blue Ribbon School” award in Mid-September. CAM North was formally known as the Anita Elementary School. The celebration along with a recognition ceremony and speech from a returning Anita High School alumna, will take place at 1-p.m., at the high school.

A reception and open house will continue at the elementary building after the ceremony, until 4-p.m. (Students will be dismissed at 2:30-p.m.) Invitations were sent to former staff and board members from recent years at the school, but all former teachers, staff and board members are welcome to attend.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools where students achieve at very high levels and/or where the achievement gap is narrowing. The Program sets a standard of excellence for all schools striving for the highest level of achievement.