Schools must complete four requirements to receive the Purple Star Award. Once schools complete the four requirements, they submit their application.
There are two application periods in the spring and fall. The deadline for spring applications is February 15th and the fall application is due September 15th. The Purple Star Advisory Board reviews the applications and awards the school in April for Month of the Military Child and in November for Veterans Appreciation Month. After receiving the award, schools may host an award ceremony at their schools to receive special recognition. A member of the Purple Star Award Advisory Board presents the award to the school. Purple Star Awarded schools also receive special statewide recognition their achievement.
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