Catholic School in Bethesda Honored With National Blue Ribbon Title

Little Flower was usually private propagandize in Montgomery County to win 2017 award

Students during Little Flower School in Bethesda

Students during Little Flower School in Bethesda

Via National Blue Ribbon Schools Program website

Updated 4:51 p.m.: Little Flower School in Bethesda has perceived inhabitant accolades for being an exemplary, high behaving school.

The Catholic propagandize founded in 1953 has been named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School by a U.S. Department of Education, a usually private propagandize in Montgomery County to win a title.

“We feel really honored, and it will drive us into a future. It will be a sign of what a propagandize is able of,” pronounced Sister Rosemaron Rynn, a school’s principal.

This is a second time Little Flower has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. The initial was in 2008.

Rynn pronounced schools contingency acquire exam scores in a tip 15 percentile national only to apply.

Little Flower, that enrolls about 260 students in preschool by eighth grade, emphasizes educational value and formulating a clarity of community, according to a National Blue Ribbon website.

“Students are challenged to use their abilities and talents for their possess good and for a good of their family, school, church and country,” a site stated.

Little Flower seeks to build ties within a propagandize village by hosting trivia nights, breakfasts and dances for families, according to a focus for a Blue Ribbon title.

The acquiescence also explains that students learn math in classes of 9 to 14 students, are taught scribble during an early age and suffer a far-reaching accumulation of opportunities in song and art. Classrooms come versed with interactive whiteboards, and a propagandize has 210 Chromebooks for students to use.

The propagandize takes advantage of a vicinity to a nation’s collateral by organizing margin trips to monuments, museums, a White House and other supervision buildings. Seventh-graders any year get to accommodate Chief Justice John Roberts in a special debate of a Supreme Court.   

More than 340 schools opposite a republic won a endowment final week and are invited to a approval rite in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 6 and 7.

In Maryland, 6 open and 7 private schools warranted a designation. In further to Little Flower, a Montgomery County winners were Ronald McNair Elementary School in Germantown and Farmland Elementary School in Rockville.

The National Blue Ribbon pretension goes to schools that denote educational value or make swell in shutting feat gaps, according to a website.

Rynn pronounced dual propagandize staff member devise to attend a Blue Ribbon jubilee in November.

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