Education digest — March 15

Students, teachers receive awards

Zia and Highland Elementary students and teachers recently received awards for participating in Constitution Week.

According to Jessie Strauch, constitution chairman for the El Portal chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution.

• Fifteen Zia teachers were presented certificates Feb. 29 from the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution for outstanding promotion of the U.S. Constitution. These teachers also received a pocket-size copy of the Constitution.

• Three students from each grade (18 total) received a pocket-size copy of the Constitution.

• The school received a framed copy of the Declaration of Independence to be hung in the entrance of Zia.

Constitution Week is a commemoration of the adoption of the Constitution. It takes place Sept. 17 to Sept. 23.

Strauch will make Highland award presentations before the end of the school year.