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National Blue Ribbon School Students Tell It Like It Is

Students at two 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools picked up video cameras to celebrate the award and highlight what’s great about their schools.

On the Blue Beat - 4:37
Principal Joseph Giammarella introduces this video, made by students at High Tech High School (North Bergen, NJ) to celebrate their school’s NBRS award and contagiously positive spirit. 

What Makes Aquinas Academy a Blue Ribbon School? – 1:38
 Written and narrated by 8th grader Sarah Materasso, this video showcases what makes Aquinas Academy (Livingston, NJ) worthy of the NBRS award.