Return to Headlines

Kerr Middle School Receives Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School Award

April 27, 2021 – Kerr Middle School is recognized as a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School for the 2020-2021 school year. This award celebrates campuses that go above and beyond in building a safe and welcoming environment where students are relationally connected and eager to learn.

Kerr Middle School is one of 325 campuses in the nation to be selected as a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School.

“I am so proud to be part of Kerr Middle School and to be recognized as a campus that creates a warm, welcoming environment where everyone feels like they belong,” said Kerr Middle School Principal Yvonne Hensley. “Our staff strives to connect with each student as we strive for academic, social and personal success.”

Recognized by the Flippen Group, Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School awardees are evaluated and selected based on survey and performance data from administrators, teachers, staff, and students. Decreases in discipline referrals as well as positive campus culture and climate are common themes among the data from awarded campuses.

To learn more, visit the Flippen Group website.