Q:What is the CDE awards?
A:Colorado Dept of Education give two awards each year. Started the awards last year.
Q: What awards did our school win?
A:We received both awards this year. The John Irwin Award for outstanding achievement and the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award for outstanding growth.
Q:When do the meetings take place?
A:We were recognized at a Principal Meeting. We will be recognized by the board of education not sure when.
Q:How many times has our school won?
A:We won the John Erwin award last year.
Q:What does this mean for our school?
A:There were only 5 other High Schools in the entire state that won both awards. There is over 300 high schools in the state. 3 those schools were Charter Schools and two were small public schools. HRHS is the only High School with over 1000 students that was recognized for both awards.
“This is a huge recognition for our school. Our teachers and staff deserve this recognition for their dedication and hard work for our students,” said Jerry Goings, HR principle