Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Plainfield Community School Corporation on having all its schools selected as Four Star School Award winners.



Behning, Whetstone




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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Plainfield Community School Corporation on having all its schools selected as Four Star School Award winners.

    Whereas, The Four Star School Award is presented by Dr. Suellen Reed, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Indiana, to schools in recognition of attaining scores in the top 25 percent of all Indiana schools in language arts, mathematics, total Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP) battery, and attendance during a particular school year;

    Whereas, For the second year in a row, the Plainfield Community School Corporation has fulfilled these requirements, making this school corporation the only school corporation in Indiana to have all its schools earn Four Star status;

    Whereas, The students and teachers of Plainfield Community School Corporation have received this honor because of their hard work, dedication to improvement, and strong desire to learn;

    Whereas, The success of the Plainfield Community School Corporation can be attributed to the efforts of the principals, teachers, staff, students, and parents of all the schools working together to maintain the high level of achievement at their school;

    Whereas, The success of the Plainfield Community School

Corporation can be credited to good leadership skills, exceptional teachers, outstanding students, and great staffs; and

    Whereas, The schools of the Plainfield Community School Corporation, Plainfield High School, Plainfield Middle School, Brentwood Elementary School, Central Elementary School, and Van Buren Elementary School, make a strong statement about the quality of Indiana 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,

the Senate concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates the students and teachers of the Plainfield Community School Corporation on the selection of each school as a Four Star School and on the effort put forth by the students, teachers, and parents in obtaining this award and urges 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 Dr. Jerry Holifield, superintendent of the Plainfield Community School Corporation.