If anyone wants to come cheer on 29 AMAZING girls please join us for some fun! The girls will run their 5K this Sunday, November 19th @ 2:00 pm. The race starts at Pennington Medical Center on Perkins and Kennilworth. Look for the tent with BRCVPA in the crowd. I know it would make their day to see some familiar faces as they accomplish a goal they have been working on for the last 10 weeks! I'm super proud of all these girls. Come help me cheer on and show the girls some love!
Tomorrow us your last chance to shop in person at the book fair! Any student who brings money will be allowed to shop until the book fair closes at noon. Parents are always welcome too!
Raffle winners will be announced before recess! Winners can claim their prizes in the library. Raffle ticket orders will be accepted tomorrow.
Remember you can shop the book fair online through November 21st @ www.scholastic.com/bf/brcvpa
The Broadmoor Arts & Crafts Festival has been taking place the Friday and Saturday before Thanksgiving every year since 1973! It is an enormous event that includes craftsmen from all over the South.The next festival will be held Friday, November 17th, 2017 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Saturday, November 18th 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The entire community is invited, and we hope to see you there!
Location: Broadmoor High School, 10100 Goodwood Blvd. BR, LA
The festival will highlight nearly 200 vendors. Item for sale include images on wood & slates, monogrammed towels, baby items, home decor, pillows, handbags, original art, sculptured penguins, mailbox toppers, door wreaths, table decorations, cemetery flowers, wood working frames, vintage boxes, bird houses, post office banks, pie candles, diaper banquets, girly purses, handmade pottery, doll clothes, just to name a few. We also have food vendors as well as a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus.
Admission $3.00 PERSON - regardless of age.
Parking Shuttle Service: Our pick up locations for the Broadmoor High School Arts & Crafts Festival is a follows:
Just a friendly reminder that TODAY is our annual Thanksgiving luncheon for students in grades PK, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade. Here are the lunch times for your child. We look forward to seeing you!
Thanksgiving Lunch Schedule:
Pre-K – 10:40 am
1st Grade – 11:10 am
2nd Grade – 11:40 am
Kindergarten – 12:15 pm
We will also be kicking off our annual food drive. If you or your family would like to bring canned goods that we could donate to the Baton Rouge Food Bank, we will have collection boxes available. BRCVPA will continue to collect canned goods until December 15th.
Together, we can all make sure that nobody goes
hungry for the holidays!
We need about 5 baskets (see the picture below) for the 4th grade opera. If you have something like this and are willing to loan it to us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The baskets won't be painted or altered in any way. They are just supposed to hold "fruit" being sold in the market.
Thank you for your help!!!
Students in Mrs. Adkinson's 4th grade social studies class participated in the great debate. Using a variety of sources, they had to choose a side and justify their positions by citing textual evidence.
Some of the arguments included:
Looking for the perfect Christmas present for your child's teacher? Look no further than the book fair! Teachers have placed books that they want from the book fair in bins with their names. Get the gift you know they'll love!
You can also shop the book fair online until November 21st!
This week, seven alumni from the BRCVPA Class of 2015, who now attend McKinley Middle Magnet School, were bestowed with the schools highest honor by being inducted into the “Top 25”. Each year the twenty-five eighth grade students with the highest cumulative GPA in middle school are recognized for their academic achievement by being presented with a personalized letterman sweater at an award ceremony in the school auditorium and award luncheon with their parents at Drusilla Seafood. BRCVPA produced nearly one-third of this years award winners. Congratulations to these amazing alumni for being the best of their middle school class and thank you BRCVPA for getting our students ready for future success
Our Girls on the Run team has been training and preparing for their upcoming 5k. Everyone is invited to come out and participate. in the race, or just cheer the team along!
The race will be Sunday, November 19th, at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. This is an incredible organization that does so much for young girls! We hope to see you all there!
CAN I SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE ON EVENT MORNING?
Yes! Late registration is offered on Friday at Packet Pickup and an hour before the 5k begins. The fee is $30 payable by cash, check or credit card.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Men, women and children of all ages are invited to participate.
IS THE GIRLS ON THE RUN 5K FOR 'GIRLS ONLY'?
No. The event is open to the public and we encourage men, women and children of all ages to attend and participate.
IS THE GIRLS ON THE RUN 5K TIMED?
The Girls on the Run 5k is an untimed event. However, there will be a timing clock at the finish line.
ARE THERE AID STATIONS AVAILABLE?
Water will be available at the start. Three Aid stations will be available on the course. Each participant should plan to take no more than two servings of water at each Aid Station. Runners are also encouraged to bring water bottles along on the course. Additional water and snacks will be available at the finish line.
CAN I BRING MY DOG OR PET?
For safety, all furry friends are not allowed on the course or at the event, so please leave all pets at home on 5k day!
Attention students and parents! Our school book fair is November 13-17th! This year we will be raffling off 4 prize packs each with 10 books and a bag. Tickets are only $1. The winners will be announced on Friday, November 17th. The prize packs are available to view in the library. Tickets will be available to purchase through Thursday, November 16th. Email Mrs. Dafoe with any questions (email@example.com)
Book Fair Hours
The entire fourth grade is working hard on their original opera set to open mid December. But you can get a sneak pick now. Click to check out what's happening behind the scenes.
School performance scores were published this week by the Louisiana Department of Education. Despite the many challenges our students and families faced last school year, Baton Rouge Center for Visual and Performing Arts came together and continued to work hard. As a result our school performance score grew 3 points! This demonstrates the hard work and incredible dedication by our faculty, staff, parents, and most importantly our students. Congratulations to the entire BRCVPA family!
To find out more information about BRCVPA and other Louisiana Schools, visit www.louisianaschools.com.
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