North Hillsborough School Achievements and Awards

  • North School's proven dedication and hard work is exemplified through the following achievements and awards:

    2018 California Distinguished School

    2015  J. Russell Kent Award for Innovative Programs Award for Innovative Programs: Student Engagement and Applied Leadership (SEAL) Program, California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2014 California Distinguished School, California Exemplary Physical Activity and Nutrition Award, California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2013 J. Russell Kent Award for Innovative Programs Award for Innovative Programs: “Lunch Electives: Recognizing the large variety of lunchtime activities for all students," California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2012 California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2011 California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2010 California Distinguished School, California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2009 California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2008 California Distinguished School Honorable Mention, California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2007 California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2006 California Business for Education and Excellence Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Proven Student Success

    2004 California Distinguished School

    2003 eRate Funds

    2002 Academic Performance Index Award, Torchbearer: Bay Area School Reform Collaborative Change Agent

    2001 Blue Ribbon Award Nominee

    2000 California Distinguished School, Academic Performance Index Award, J. Russell Kent Award for Innovative Programs Award: “A Strong Bridge: Recognizing the strong partnership between Bridge School and North School," J. Russell Kent Award for Innovative Programs Award: “partners in Literacy: acknowledging the inequities between rich and poor"

    1995 California Distinguished School

  • 2018

    • California Distinguished School Award

    2016

    • Bradley Chamblin, North School Teacher: San Mateo County Math and Science Innovation Grant

    2015

    • San Mateo County School Boards Association J. Russell Kent Award for the North School “Student Engagement and Applied Leadership (SEAL)” program recognizing the 5th grade student leadership program

    2014

    • California Distinguished School Award
    • California Distinguished School Award Exemplary Physical Activity and Nutrition Award
    • Granted a facility dog for the North Stars Learning Center program from Canine Companions
    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2013

    • Li Moon, North School Resource Specialist Teacher: Community Care Award Recipient Presented by the Associated Parents’ Group of Hillsborough Schools
    • San Mateo County School Boards Association J. Russell Kent Award for the North School “Lunch Electives” recognizing the large variety of lunchtime activities for all students
    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2012

    • Alice Bliquez, North School Teacher: National Board Certification – Exceptional Students
    • Bradley Chamblin, North School Teacher: San Mateo County Math and Science Innovation Grant
    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2011

    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2010

    • California Distinguished School Award
    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2009

    • Kendra Kasten, North School Reading Teacher:Community Care Award Recipient
    • Presented by the Associated Parents’ Group of Hillsborough Schools
    • Katie Jones, North School Teacher: National Board Certification – Middle Childhood Generalist
    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2008

    • Kay Bush, PE Specialist, recognized by the Hillsborough Board of Trustees as the T*O*N*Y (Teacher of Nurturing Youth) Recipient
    • California Distinguished School - Honorable Mention
    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2007

    • California Business for Education and Excellence – Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2006

    • California Business for Education and Excellence - Honor Roll Recognition for outstanding academic achievements and proven student success

    2005

    • Rick Birkett, North School Teacher:Community Care Award Recipient
    • Presented by the Associated Parents’ Group of Hillsborough Schools

    2004

    • California Distinguished School Award
    • Robin Burns, North School 2nd Grade Teacher, recognized by the Hillsborough Board of Trustees as the T*O*N*Y (Teacher of Nurturing Youth) Recipient

    2003

    • Marcia True, North School Preschool Teacher:Community Care Award Recipient Presented by the Associated Parents’ Group of Hillsborough Schools

    2002

    • Academic Performance Index (API) Award
    • Torchbearer:Bay Area School Reform Collaborative:Change Agent

    2001

    • Blue Ribbon School Nominee
    • Li Moon, North School Resource Specialist Teacher, recognized by the Hillsborough Board of Trustees as the T*O*N*Y (Teacher of Nurturing Youth) Recipient

    2000

    • California Distinguished School Award
    • Academic Performance Index (API) Award
    • San Mateo County School Boards Association J. Russell Kent Award for “A Strong Bridge” recognizing the strong partnership between the Bridge School and North Hillsborough School
    • San Mateo County School Boards Association J. Russell Kent Award for “Partners in Literacy” acknowledging the inequities between the rich and poor