Florin High School in the Elk Grove Unified School District is 1 of 148 Schools to Receive Support Music Merit Award

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Florin High School in the Elk Grove Unified School District is 1 of 148 Schools to Receive Support Music Merit Award

May 29
23:34 2020

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The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recently recognized Florin High School in the Elk Grove Unified School District as a winner of the Support Music Merit Award. The NAMM foundation’s mission is to, “advance active participation in music-making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs.”  

Each year the NAMM Foundation recognizes schools demonstrating similar goals with the Support Music Merit Award. The award recognizes schools that make a tremendous effort towards making music education accessible to all students. Florin High School demonstrated their passion for music and their work to provide it to all students, through its excellent music program. The school was one of only 148 schools in the United States to have their music program recognized and receive the Support Music Merit Award.

The award is a great achievement for the school, and Florin High School prides itself on their dedication to music education. Pictured above is one of the students from Florin High School recording a song as a part of the unique music program at the school. This program allows students to develop valuable skills that will carry on with them to future careers or post-secondary education. Some of the multiple benefits provided for kids and students, include improved memory, improved mood, and great opportunities for socialization. Florin High School helps students obtain these benefits through its programs.

To learn more about music education and other programs in the Elk Grove Unified School District, visit the district website!

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day to Prepare College, Career and Life Ready Graduates.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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Company Name: Elk Grove Unified School District
Contact Person: Xanthi Pinkerton
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Phone: Mobile: +1 (916) 261-6219, Office: (916) 686-7732, Fax: (916) 686-7787
Address:9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road
City: Elk Grove
State: CA 95624
Country: United States
Website: www.egusd.net