North Harford Elementary School completed a prestigious double play when the school was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday.
The Pylesville school was previously named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School by the Maryland State Department of Education in December.
Students were in their regular "good news assembly" Wednesday afternoon as they watched U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announce the national winners via online video, according to principal Lisa Sundquist.
Students, faculty and staff broke into a "school-wide dance party" after North Harford Elementary's name was announced, she...