Monongah Middle School Recognized as Blue Ribbon School

The US Department of Education has recognized 286 schools across the country, including Monongah Middle School, as Blue Ribbon Schools.

Principal Steve Malnick went to Washington D.C. earlier this week to accept the award.

Monongah Middle was exemplary in two performance categories: improvement and high performing.

Today the students and faculty celebrated the honor with various activities.

"We got a band that's going to play for them and we are just going to have a little bit more of an informal celebration and let them know how much we appreciate their hard work. That's what it comes down to, the student's hard work and their accomplishments," Malnick said.

Principal Malnick said he thanks his students and staff for all of their hard work every single day.

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