SMS IS An Apple Distinguished Program

SMS IS An Apple Distinguished Program

Scottsburg Middle School is named as an Apple Distinguished Program

Scottsburg, Indiana— November 12, 2013 — Scott County School District 2 is pleased to announce that Scottsburg Middle School has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013 to 2015 for its 1:1 Digital Teaching and Learning Initiative.

The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate Apple’s vision of exemplary learning environments.

The selection of Scottsburg Middle School as an Apple Distinguished Program highlights our success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment.

Students and teachers at Scottsburg Middle School use both iPad technology along with MacBooks to enhance, engage, and amplify the learning environment. Student engagement and achievement is on the rise and in the Spring of 2013 student pass rates on ISTEP+ were at all-time highs in the number of students passing those standardized assessments.

Press contact: Dr. Marc Slaton, Superintendent

School representative: Ms. Kristin Nass, Scottsburg Middle School Principal

Phone: Dr. Slaton- (812) 752-8946; Ms. Nass- (812) 752-8926

Email: mslaton@scsd2.k12.in.us or knass@scsd2.k12.in.us