April 18, 2014

Sunflower celebrates winning Blue Ribbon Award

School Superintendent Bill Gilhaus and Gardner Mayor David Drovetta congratulated Sunflower Students for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Sunflower was one of five recipients in the state to receive the award.  Drovetta issued a proclamation of Sept. 16 as “Sunflower Elementary School Day.” Staff photo by Mark Taylor

 Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Sept. 15 was a banner day for Sunflower Elementary.
One day earlier the U.S. Department of Education announced that the school was one of five in the state to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award.
Sunflower students …

Sunflower Elementary receives highest national academic award

On Sept. 15, United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Sunflower Elementary School as a recipient of the highest academic award presented by the department of education – the National Blue Ribbon Award.
Sunflower Elementary is the first school …