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Three HSD2 Schools & Finance Department Win Awards

Three of our schools earned state awards due to student performance on state assessments.

Sand Creek International Elementary School and Giberson Elementary were 2/15 schools statewide that earned the Centers of Excellence Award. This award is given to the schools that demonstrate the highest rates of longitudinal growth.

Soaring Eagles Elementary earned the John Irwin Award. This award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. They received an exceeds expectations rating on the academic achievement indicator of the school performance framework.

We are proud of the work done by all staff at these schools and appreciate the opportunities afforded to our students. 

Harrison School District Two Receives Meritorious Budget Award

Harrison School District Two has received its first recognition and award in regards to budget. The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) recognized the school district for excellence in budget presentation with the Meritorious Budget Award for the 2018-2019 budget year.

To receive the Meritorious Budget Award, participants submit their budget documents to a panel of school financial professionals who review the materials for compliance with the MBA Criteria Checklist and other requirements. Harrison School District Two’s commitment to sound fiscal management and budgetary policies as well as the successful demonstration of meeting program requirements has earned them the Meritorious Budget Award.

“Districts that apply to the MBA or Pathway to the MBA programs recognize their community needs to be able to easily find and understand important district financial information,” ASBO International Recognition Director Molly Barrie explains. “Awarded budget documents are accurate, easy to read, and communicate the district’s goals and objectives. Reviewer comments help districts continually improve their budget presentation – which is one reason districts apply each year.”

The Association of School Business Officials International is a nonprofit organization that represents approximately 30,000 school business professionals worldwide.