Hillcrest Intermediate named an Apple Distinguished School

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The Norwin School District is pleased to announce that Hillcrest Intermediate has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for the 2023–2026 program term.

Hillcrest Intermediate was selected for this distinction based on its commitment to continuous innovation in education and using Apple products to create exemplary learning practices.

“This prestigious designation reflects our continued commitment to innovation, educational excellence and a forward-thinking approach to integrating technology into our classrooms,” said Dr. Jeff Taylor, superintendent. “This recognition is a testament to the efforts of our dedicated leaders, teachers and community, to empower our students with the tools they need to lead, learn and thrive, ultimately shaping a brighter future.”

Apple Distinguished Schools are recognized as some of the most innovative in the world. They’re centers of leadership and educational excellence, with a clear vision for how technology-rich environments support learning goals. In Apple Distinguished Schools, forward-thinking leaders and their communities work to inspire, imagine, and impact teaching and learning, and they have documented results of academic accomplishments.

Schools all over the world are using iPads and Macs to transform learning. As teachers incorporate technology into their lessons, they empower students to lead, learn, and thrive, to discover new opportunities, and to make their world a better place.

The Norwin School District serves approximately 5,300 students in grades K-12, and is comprised of the municipalities of North Huntingdon Township, Irwin Borough and North Irwin Borough in southwestern Westmoreland County. The mission of the Norwin School District is to provide a positive, learner-centered environment that supports the growth of all students. Norwin continues to respond to the nationwide call for action to improve and expand learning opportunities for all students and teachers.