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Outstanding Making Middle Grades Work School Award Given to Clovis School
By Karl Wehmhoener | firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOVIS -- Marshall Middle School has been selected as an Outstanding Making Middle Grades Work School.
This award is based on the success of local school leaders and teachers in improving school practices and increasing the quality of experiences provided to students. The award was presented by Dave Spence, president of the Southern Regional Education Board, at the 27th Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference.
Marshall Middle School was one of only nine schools in the nation to receive the 2013 Outstanding School Award.
Jay Brady, Principal at Marshall, stated, "We are very proud of our students and staff for their accomplishments."
To be recognized as an Outstanding MMGW School, a school had to be nominated by the Making Middle Grades Work state coordinator or by an Southern Regional Education Board director for a noteworthy accomplishment such as improving achievement, improving the quality of robust assignments, fully implementing the MMGW design, implementing a signature feature, or extensively implementing the Gates' Literacy Design Collaborative and/or Mathematics Design