Alabama State Department of Education "Honor Roll School" 2005-2006.
Alabama State Department of Education "Gap Closer School" 2005-2006.
Principal named Alabama Administrator of the Year for Literacy Leadership for 2005-2006.
Alabama Reading Initiative Original Literacy Site Since 1998
Named as an Alabama Blue Ribbon School in 1999
Named by the International Reading Association as an Exmplary
Reading Site in 2000
Mobile Math Initiative 2003
Partnership with TORAY, Rotary Daybreak and Central
Park Baptist Church
Partnership with Dr. Lester Laminack, Writing Consultant
for Six Years
Host of Children's Authors Each Year ( Ruth Heller, John
Archambault, David Plummer, Pam Ryan, James Rice, Shelly Gill,
John Aylesworth, Lester Laminack, Jerry Pallotta and Illustrators
David Biedrzycki and Ralph Masiello, Adrian Fogelin, Michaeal White, Jackie Mims Hopkins, and Lynne Plourde)
Decatur Chamber of Commerce Beautification Award 2001,
2002, and 2005.
Host of Over 300 Visitors from Over Alabama and Tennessee
Every Year Since 1999
Students Have Read a Total of Over 150,000 Books in the Last
Participated with the Volunteer Center in Reading Is Fundamental
for the Past Two Years
Host for Decatur City Schools First Young Author's Conference