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Best Attendance


June 27, 2018

HAWTHORNE Principal Barbi Riggs, flanked by her school staff and students, displays the coveted Golden Shoe award, which her school gets to keep all summer after posting the best attendance rates in the district during the past school year.

Barbi Riggs proudly carried the nearly unrecognizable Golden Shoe trophy out of the school district board room June 11 for the summer after her school posted the highest attendance rates across the district in all but one month of the school year.

Hawthorne Elementary, where Riggs just finished her first year as principal, improved from an attendance rate of 94.07 percent, second highest among district schools in 2016-17, to 94.42 percent, tops in the district, for 2018-19.

The Golden Shoe was already covered in yellow and black stripes and glitter from its previous visits to Hawthorne Sc...

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