Faircrest MMS Receives Purple Star Award for its Support of Veterans
Faircrest Memorial Middle School recently received the Purple Star Award from the Ohio Department of Education. The Purple Star Award recognizes schools that are supportive of the community’s veterans and military families.
To receive the award, schools must have a staff point of contact for military students and families who serve as the primary liaison between them and the school. Congratulations to Faircrest. social studies teacher Mr. Ben Palumbo for his work coordinating programs and advocating for families.
The school district recognizes local veterans in a variety of ways throughout the school year. Each Veterans Day, Faircrest hosts a Veterans Day celebration that includes a presentation of the colors, performances by the band and choir and guest speakers to honor the veterans in attendance.
The downloadable brochure below was designed to assist children of military families.
Military Families Resource Brochure