Rep. Olthoff: Family Friendly Schools

Rep. Olthoff: Family Friendly Schools

Posted by: Brandi Klingerman  | Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Dear friends,

Congratulations, Jonas E. Salk Elementary! I am proud to share that they were recently named a Family Friendly School by the Indiana Department of Education.

The school was selected for their success in addressing the needs of students while fostering family and community involvement in education. In 2014, the Family Friendly Schools program was launched in response to the correlation found between active parental and local involvement, and the growth, stability and academic achievement of Hoosier students.

Jonas E. Salk Elementary was among 16 schools from across the state to be recognized for their commitment to student excellence. This beneficial partnership between students and their community is one I hope to see continue for years to come.

Please join me in congratulating the students, faculty and parents of Jonas E. Salk Elementary. Together, they are working to build a brighter future for themselves and the Merrillville community.

To learn more about the program or to submit an application for your school, please click here.


State Rep. Julie Olthoff

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