The motto at School 5 in Linden is “Where dreams come alive.”
Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education awarded the school its prestigious Blue Ribbon, a recognition of academic excellence.
When the pandemic hit, classrooms were left empty across the country. Kids were going to school from home, but obviously kids and teachers from School 5 in Linden didn’t let a virus derail the hefty goal that they’d set for themselves.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made the announcement in a special video message.
It’s a national education honor that recognizes students performing at high levels or making huge leaps.
One key ingredient that got School 5 is love.
“We always love our students first here at School 5 and once the students know how much they are loved they work hard for us