NEWS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE JOPLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT
Academic All-Stars event to recognize 1,511 Joplin Schools’ students for academic achievement
Joplin, MO - Hundreds of Joplin students will be honored during the annual Academic All-Stars celebration to be held Nov. 4, 5, and 7. Students in grades four through eight will be recognized for ranking in the top two performance categories (proficient or advanced) on Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests this past spring. The event will be held at College Heights Christian Church, 4311 Newman Rd, Joplin.
The celebration will be held from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm on the following dates for the following schools:
Monday, Nov. 4 - East Middle School, Eastmorland Elementary, McKinley Elementary, Royal Heights Elementary, and Soaring Heights Elementary
Tuesday, Nov. 5 - North Middle School, Cecil Floyd Elementary, Columbia Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, and West Central Elementary
Thursday, Nov. 7 - South Middle School, Irving Elementary, Kelsey Norman Elementary, and Stapleton Elementary
Each Academic All-Star will receive an award certificate, a T-shirt, and a variety of gifts from several Bright Futures Joplin community partners.
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