Onalaska High School nominated for national Blue Ribbon award

Onalaska 1 of 8 public schools nominated for program

Onalaska High School is one of eight schools in Wisconsin nominated by State Superintendent Tony Evers for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program.

The program recognizes overall academic excellence or progress in improving student achievement.

“The students, educators, families, and communities that make up the schools nominated for this recognition program consistently strive for and work hard to attain exemplary achievement,” Evers said. “This commitment is foundational to student success in their schools.”

The nominees are:

Endeavor Elementary School, Portage Community School District; Howard Elementary School, Green Bay, Howard-Suamico School District; Lake Shore Middle School, Mequon-Thiensville School District; Magee Elementary School, Two Rivers Public School District; Onalaska High School, Onalaska School District;
Platteville Middle School, Platteville School District; Sevatopol High School, Sturgeon Bay, Sevastopol School District; and Washburn High School, Washburn School District

The Wisconsin Department of Instruction of Selection criteria for this year’s program¬† require that schools have at least 100 students and be open for at least five years. Additionally, schools must have met annual measurable objectives for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years.

Awards, presented to “Exemplary High Performing” and “Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing” schools, are typically announced in early September.