School officials gather to congratulate Nayah Williams, a student at First Street Elementary School in Canonsburg, on her selection as a Title I Distinguished Student in Pennsylvania by the state Department of Education. Seated, from left: Renee Palakovic, Chief for the Division of Federal Programs, Nayah and Maria Garcia-Morales, regional reviewer from PDE. Standing: Tula Dziak, Assistant Principal; Patricia Coyne, Title I Reading Specialist; Crystal Valancius, fourth grade teacher; Dian Yost, Title I Reading Specialist; and Robert Kleinhans, principal.
Canonsburg Middle School has been designated a 2011 Pennsylvania Don Eichhorn Schools: Schools to Watch School as part of the National Schools to Watch program.
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Wylandville Elementary School has received the distinguished Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. As a high performing school, Wylandville Elementary ranks among the state’s highest performing schools.
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This is the second school in the Canon-McMillan School District that has received the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award. In 2007, First Street Elementary School received the Blue Ribbon being recognized as a School with Dramatically Improving Student Performance
Congratulations First Street Elementary
Title 1 Achievement Award
First Street Elementary School has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to receive the Title 1 Academic Achievement Award of $3000.00 in the 2010-2011 school year.
The school is among the list of top 25 performers in Reading and Math, based on the percentage of students scoring Advanced and Proficient in the All Students category of the 2009-2010 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA).
In addition to the awarding of funds, the PDE, Division of Federal Programs, will honor First Street Elementary School at the Penn Stater 2011 Title 1 Improving Schools’ Performance Conference as a 2011 Distinguished Title 1 School.