Highland Elementary in Silver Spring was named a National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Sept. 15. Highland students, the majority of whom are learning English and are impacted by poverty, have achieved at the highest levels on state assessments. Highland is the 34th Blue Ribbon honoree in Montgomery County Public Schools. Congratulations, Highland!
Photo: Superintendent Jerry Weast and Principal Ray Myrtle celebrate Highland’s Blue Ribbon