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        A RESOLUTION congratulating Marrs Elementary School on its selection as a Four Star School Award winner.
    Whereas, The Four Star School Award is presented by Dr. Suellen Reed, state superintendent of public instruction, to recognize top performing Indiana schools;

    Whereas, Schools receiving the award must meet all levels of expected performance under the state's performance-based accreditation system and rank in the top 25 percent among Indiana schools in each of four areas: total performance on ISTEP+ (Indiana Statewide Testing for Education Progress), language arts scores on ISTEP+, mathematics scores on ISTEP+, and attendance rates;

    Whereas, The students and teachers of Marrs Elementary

School received this honor because of their hard word, dedication to improvement, and a strong desire to learn;

    Whereas, The success of their school can be credited to the efforts of the principal, teachers, staff, students, and parents working together in a unified effort to maintain the high level of competency at their school;

    Whereas, Dr. Suellen Reed called the Four Star School Awards "marks of distinction for which everyone at each Four Star School can take great pride"; and

    Whereas, Schools such as Marrs Elementary School make a strong statement about the quality of the teachers and the high scholastic standards that exist in Hoosier schools: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives wishes to congratulate the students and teachers of Marrs Elementary School on their Four Star School Award and on the effort put forth by the students, teachers, and parents in obtaining this award and to urge them to continue to strive for excellence in education throughout their lives.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the principal of Marrs Elementary School.


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