Beacons of Light

BLYTHEWOOD – After earning the ‘Leader in Me Lighthouse School’ designation, Round Top Elementary has gone on to achieve ‘Leader in Me Lighthouse School of Academic Distinction.’ Of the 4000 schools that have adopted Leader in Me, only about 300 have achieved Lighthouse certification.  That achievement is earned in several ways such as showing exemplary academic growth or proficiency as measured by state accountability standards. Round Top Elementary ranks in the 97.1 percentile in the state.

Representation Round Top Elementary at a recent school board meeting where they were honored are, front row: Sam Frierson, left, (holding Micah Sumpter), Clarissa Bennett, Jeaneen Tucker (Principal), Brandon Schirmer, Tami Covert, December Sumpter (holding Mark). Second row: Brett Frye, left, Nichole Timmerman. Third row: Missi Paschoal, Tania Johnson, Jessica Bennett, Nikki Dennis, Greg Lewis. Fourth row: Heather High, right, Susan Neal, Ashby Sanders, Ramonica Pendarvis. Fifth row, left:  Robin Cleckley, Nekita Marlin, Dawn Ray, Mary Kay Herrera, Shaina Manuel, Cheryl Beacham, Caroline Shaver.