Pirates to Raiders Wins National Recognition
The Phoenix-Talent School District was recognized March 5 as an honorable mention in the Magna Awards program sponsored by the American School Board Journal. The awards recognize innovation in public education. Winners were selected from among nearly 250 entrants in three enrollment categories. One grand prize winner, five first places and five honorable mentions were selected in each category. Phoenix-Talent competed in the under-5,000 enrollment category with its "Pirates to Raiders" program. The winners will be honored at a luncheon April 5
during the National School Boards Association's annual conference in New Orleans.