#OptInWA: Sarah and Caedmon
This is the story behind the story of two students who are opting in for a better education. Sarah Archer and Caedmon Calbero are juniors at the Marysville Getchell High School International School of Communications. In January, when their Media teacher, Mr. Christopher, told them about the 2017 'Opt In for Student Success' contest, awarding $1,000 scholarships, both Sarah and Caedmon decided to enter. Weeks later, they would find out they were selected as two of the five winners of the contest.
In this behind-the-scenes video, Sarah and Caedmon discuss what inspired them to create their winning videos, how they helped each other, and why they’re opting in for the Smarter Balanced assessments, the measuring stick used in Washington‘s public schools to determine whether a student is on track to receive a career and college ready diploma.
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