February 14, 2016

Sunflower celebrates winning Blue Ribbon Award

 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 and staff gathered in the school’s commons area to celebrate their accomplishment. Superintendent Bill Gilhaus Continue Reading

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 in USD 231 history to receive this prestigious honor. “The National Blue Ribbon Award is Continue Reading