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Here is an excerpt that the District sent out!
(CONCORD, CA - September 29, 2106) – Strandwood Elementary School in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2016, one of 329 honorees overall recognized from across the country this year and one of 33 from California. The Pleasant Hill school was honored in the category of “Exemplary High Performing Schools.”
Strandwood joins three prior Blue Ribbon honorees in MDUSD: Foothill Middle School in Walnut Creek, Monte Gardens Elementary in Concord, and Walnut Acres Elementary in Walnut Creek.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced the award winners Wednesday. The award is based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
“National Blue Ribbon Schools are proof that we can prepare every child for college and meaningful careers, King said in a video message to honorees. “Your schools are on the cutting edge, pioneering innovative educational practices—professional learning communities, project-based learning, social and emotional learning, positive behavior systems—making you shining examples for your communities, your state and the nation.”
Welcome to Strandwood Elementary School! We are one of 30 elementary schools in the Mt. Diablo School District. We are part of the College Park Feeder Pattern. We are a school with a history of high performance, with an excellent teaching and support staff. We have an active and caring parent/guardian community. The best attribute is our fabulous student population! Strandwood has an enrollment of approximately 650 students every year, Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade. We are fortunate to have a continuum of Special Day Classes, Kindergarten through 5th, for students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities. This school year, 2016-17, we will have one Transitional Kindergarten, four Kindergartens, four 1st grades, four 2nd grades, four 3rd grades, three 4th grades, 4/5 split, and three 5th grades. With the support of and funding from our PTA, we have an Art Docent, a Reading Intervention program for Kindergarten and 1st grades, a Science Assistant, Classroom Instructional Assistants for TK through 3rd grade classes and an Instructional Assistant for our Computer Lab. Our parents and PTA support and implement the FAME program and sponsor numerous after school enrichment programs for our students who are interested. I encourage you to visit our campus if you are new to the community. Parent volunteers are a valued part of our classrooms. You will find a campus buzzing with activity in a friendly and safe learning community. I know you will feel the energy involved in ensuring that "every minute counts for every student!"
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