Good Kids

October 7, 2013
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One of the reasons there is so much push to reform education comes from those school systems where the educational goal for teachers is to survive the year rather than teach the kids.  Fortunately, we live in an area where the opposite is true.  Just recently, the test scores were released, and again, Batesville Schools led the list.  I believe they were again listed as one of the “top 10” in Indiana.  Fortunately, almost every school in our area had several categories that were either very high or showed great improvement.  You can see this by the programs that these schools provide.  Just last year Milan had an academic team that was state champion.  One of the visible signs of this, also, is the success shown in the number of Lily Scholars our local schools are producing.  Another way is to see how many kids from this area of the state make academic all-state in their athletic endeavors.  Success in the classroom directly correlates with success on the athletic fields.  If you don’t believe this, check out the athletic success of many of our Prep Schools around the state.  I know some of you are going to say “it is all because of recruiting”, but a lot of it is also due to the type of student who attends these Prep Schools for their academic programs as well.  I get a first-hand view of these student athletes when I interview them on Coaches’ Corner.  Over half of them list the National Honor Society as one of the organizations they belong to.  Keep up the good work!

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