Kamiakin Junior High has been selected by the National Association of Middle School Principals (NAMSP) as one of the top five schools of the year. The winner will be announced at an awards celebration in Colorado on February 17. This award is sponsored by Lifetouch Studios.
In addition to the hard work of staff within the educational program, the following reasons were cited as reasons why Kamiakin is one of the five schools eligible to receive this award:
- The work of the leadership team and building with Success @ the Core, and their efforts to build leadership capacity and collaboration with all staff.
- The innovative efforts regarding work around success for all students. The efforts with Learning Plans, and specifically their new Achievement Guide.
- The school’s continued work with their community regarding CAPstone, as well as a focus on bringing parents of minority communities on board and getting them involved.
- The school’s co-curricular efforts to communicate opportunities and provide a well-rounded education for all students.