The success and prosperity of this nation and the state of Maryland depends on the quality of education and foundation our youth receive. The Maryland Department of Education’s Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award recognizes and celebrates Maryland schools that are exemplary and high performing, involve the community, and prepare students to be college and career ready.
Mount Harmony Elementary School is a recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award recipient for outstanding educational programs and exemplary performance. A highly visible model for other Calvert County schools and the community as a whole, students and staff have demonstrated how hard work, determination, and collaboration foster excellence.
Mt Harmony shows how rigorous Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) practices can be imbedded in instructional programming. They show how creating a culture of excellence can be achieved through the dedication of students, staff, and community.
The Calvert Board of County Commissioners at their July 30, 2019 meeting, proclaimed that Mt Harmony Elementary School be congratulated for the notable achievement of being recognized as an outstanding Blue Ribbon School of Excellence for 2018 — 2019 for Calvert County and the State of Maryland. It was further proclaimed that all citizens are urged to recognize the commitment that Mount Harmony Elementary School has shown to educating students of Calvert County. They appreciate the value and importance of our future.
Congratulations to all of Mt Harmony Elementary for a job well done!
Margit Miller / Calvert Beacon