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Horizon Earns National Platinum Distinction

The Jostens Renaissance School of Distinction designation was created to celebrate those schools that, in collaboration with the Renaissance community, are making a positive impact on school climate and culture through executing the Renaissance formula: RESPECT + RECOGNIZE + REWARD + REINFORCE + RELATIONSHIPS = RESULTS.

The Platinum Tier award designation was only achieved by 8 schools across North America and demonstrates the highest level of accomplishment. To reach this level, schools had to not only implement strategies in 14 separate areas, they had to describe and document these successes through a rigorous application process. Horizon Middle School is now a key contributor to the Renaissance community, showing other schools how they can have a similar impact on their culture. These efforts would be worthy of recognition in any year, but to achieve this status during a pandemic year shows true grit and commitment to student success. Read more about their goals and determination in the Josten's Renaissance Newsletter.


We will celebrate Horizon's staff on their dedication to this program and student success by providing breakfast for all on Wednesday, 9/15. We will also be hosting an award ceremony and luncheon for district leaders, local media and community members.