The Dubuque Community School District was recently recognized for its communication efforts at the 2021 Iowa School Public Relations Association (ISPRA) Communication Contest, honoring outstanding school communication throughout the state.
The district received 14 awards in the contest, with each entry evaluated and scored independently by school communication professionals in the Wisconsin and California. Based on a scoring rubric, winning entries can receive (from lowest to highest honors) an Award of Merit, an Award of Excellence, or a Blue and Gold Award, given to entries recognized as best in the state for receiving the top overall score of 5 out of 5.
The district was honored with the following:
BLUE AND GOLD AWARDS
Branding/Identity Package: PAVE THE WAY Testing Day
Special Purpose Publication: Return-to-Learn Plan
Video (short): Welcome Back
Video (short): #DBQSchoolsProud
Video (short): Eisenhower Respect Week
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Excellence in Writing: Lumen Social-Emotional Learning Intro Copy
Excellence in Writing: “We Remain Committed to Safety, Not Politics” Editorial
Infographic: Mask How-To
Infographic: STOP: Stay Home/Symptoms
Video (long): Table Mound Mock Convention
Video (short): Lincoln Mural Project
Video (series): TEAM Healthy
Video (series): American Education Week
AWARD OF MERIT
Branding/Identity Package: VERTEX Initiative
For more information, contact the DCSD School and Community Relations Office at 563/552-3020.