Students in Ms. Adkinson's 4th grade class concluded their energy unit with a celebration! Students had to use their engineering and design skills to create a confetti launcher.
You are invited to attend and art exhibition presented by the talented art students from BRCVPA.
Monday, March 19, 2018
EBRP Main Library
On Goodwood Blvd
Refreshments will be served.
Stop by the main library to check out some of the art work created by our very own BRCVPA talented art students. The artwork exhibition will be available from March 19-April 6.
I'm sure many of these incredible pieces will also be on display at our BRCVPA Art Show on April 10th. We hope you will come out and support our talented artists and our incredible talented art teacher, Mr. Ates.
What happens when Music class, Library, and Destination Imagination integrate ideas and resources? Banana pianos!
Thanks to an idea from Mrs. de Silva about integrating Science and Music and Makey Makey materials available in the Library maker space, DI kids experimented with a new way to make sound effects and music. Students proved that electricity flows through our bodies as conductors as they created music.
Thursday, March 29th will be our March Manners of the Heart Event – a school wide color run! Students and families will run around the field through 5 different arches, each designated with a different color powder! While the fun is free, we are selling race kits to help send our BRCVPA Destination Imagination State Champions to the DI Global Competition in May! Parents are invited to participate!
*Since this is a Manners of the Heart Event, students must have As and Bs in conduct and no write-ups for the Month of March to be able to participate in the Rainbow Run*
RACE KIT IS $15.00 AND INCLUDES: A WHITE BRCVPA SPIRIT SHIRT, A FACE TATTOO, A POPSICLE, A BOTTLE OF WATER, AND A COLOR PACK TO TOSS IN THE AIR AT THE POST-RUN DANCE PARTY ON THE COURT!
RACE KIT FORMS AND MONEY ARE DUE NO LATER THAN
PLEASE JOIN US TO HELP SUPPORT GIRLS ON THE RUN THIS MONDAY!!
Dine in at Bistro Byronz MidCity on Monday, March 19 from 5-9 pm and Byronz Restaurant Family will donate 20% of your check to support the Girls On The Run South Louisiana.
Can’t dine in? Take a little Bistro to-go & Bistro Byronz will donate 10% of those sales as well. *OR* Order from the Bistro For Your Cause menu using the local "Waitr App" and 10% will be donated.
In Ms. Brown's ELA class, Lucky the Leprechaun dyed their pasta green, and they had hands-on fun punctuating sentences with pasta, and even let the pre-k come in on their hunt for the school leprechaun!
The pre-k students chased the Leprechaun all over campus reading clues, finding gold, and setting traps!
In the end, he was too sneaky to be caught, but he did leave treats, and the kids had a blast! We hope you had a great St. Patrick's Day weekend. See you tomorrow!
On March 14th , the BRCVPA Choristers performed at the Louisiana Music Educators Association District IV Large Ensemble Festival held First Baptist Church in downtown Baton Rouge..The BRCVPA Choristers which includes 3rd-5th grade students received the rating of Superior (I) for their stage performance as well as Superior (I) for their sight-reading performance. The overall rating is called Sweepstakes and the BRCVPA Choristers were awarded the Sweepstakes Trophy!!
Special thanks to Jane McDaniel for volunteering to accompany the Choristers on the piano, and
Kim Mueller for taking pictures!
Also, thank you Ms. de Silva for being an incredible teacher! Your students are lucky to have you, and so is BRCVPA!
The deadline for ordering Rainbow Run Race Kits for $15.00 is MONDAY AT NOON!
The Race Kit includes white BRCVPA Spirit Shirt, bottle of water, face tattoo, popsicle, and a packet of powder to throw at the post-run dance party on the court.
If you are interested in purchasing a kit, you can fill out and return the form, or you can click the button below to order online. We are extremely excited about this event, and we hope to see you all then!
Any parents interested in volunteering, please sign up below! If you can only stay for a short time, leave a note with the times you can be here in the comments section!
Last week, Mrs. Kershaw's class learned about clay, lohm, silt, and sand. They identified places they might find each, and were challenged to find as many different types as they could on the playground and in the garden.
They aloso examined cabbage plants and described the function of each part, and even got to investigate their class compost to see the decomposition process!
We lost many of the garden plants in the freeze, but it will be planted again soon!
To wrap up 2nd Grade's economics, Karen Boss from Red River Bank visited our second graders last week! They shared what they learned about wants, needs and bartering. Ms. Boss talked to them about the importance of making smart choices with their money and why they should start saving for the future. Many thanks to Karen Boss and Red River Bank for their partnership with BRCVPA and to Ms. Berry for coordinating the visit!
You may remember getting a letter from Governor Edwards on January 31st about Bandit's Book Challenge. The letter challenged students to read at least 10 books between January 31st and March 15th. There is also a bookmark design contest template. Students are invited to design a bookmark that depicts the importance of reading from a child's perspective.
All reading logs and bookmark templates are due Thursday, March 15th! Click below for the letter, the reading log, and the bookmark template if you have misplaced yours. Thanks for reading with your children at home!
Our 3rd graders are creating abstract self-portraits with chalk pastels in art class. This project was inspired by the artist Sandra Silberzweig, who has synesthesia, and experiences color through senses other than sight. You can read more about synesthesia HERE, and more about Sandra Silberzweig HERE.
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