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River Bend Elementary named a national Leader in Me Lighthouse School

Leader in Me  6/14/2019 -- River Bend Elementary has been named a national Leader in Me Lighthouse School. The Lighthouse recognition is awarded to schools that create a culture of student empowerment, based on the idea that every child can be a leader. River Bend has achieved outstanding results in school and student outcomes, by implementing the Leader in Me process. The recognition honors the extraordinary impact the school is having on staff, students, parents, and the greater community.

Parkway now has four national Leader in Me Lighthouse Schools - Barretts, Bellerive and Henry elementary schools were previously named Lighthouse Schools.

The Leader in Me framework helps students learn how to become self-reliant; manage their emotions; set and track goals; do their homework; prioritize their time; increase interpersonal skills, such as resolve conflicts and interact well with others; as well as help them develop the skills and self-confidence to lead their lives and succeed.