BRCVPA is proud to welcome some newly Google Certified educators to our ranks!
Google Certification is a highly prestigious certification for classroom teachers. Teachers never stop learning, so this certification process gives us the opportunity to strengthen our knowledge and better develop our Google skills. There are two basic levels:
Our certified educators are:
Our school has been named a 2020 School of EXCELLENCE!! This is the highest award a magnet school can receive from Magnet Schools of America and we are so PROUD!!
BRCVPA will be recognized and receive a National Magnet School of Excellence Merit Award on behalf of the school during an awards ceremony held at Magnet Schools of America’s 38th National Conference hosted by Clark County School District in Clark County, Nevada,
April 13-17, 2020.
Magnet School of Excellence Awards are only given to a select group of magnet schools. Schools of Excellence are eligible to receive monetary awards and are eligible to be named the nation’s top Elementary, Secondary, or New & Emerging Magnet School. One of the Schools of Excellence will also be selected to win $5,000 and the Dr. Ronald P. Simpson Distinguished Merit Award, which is considered the most prestigious magnet school award in the nation.
It is because of YOU, our dedicated students, faculty, staff, parents, families, and community partners that we have achieved this great honor! THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO FOR OUR SCHOOL!
This month's Manners of the Heart reward is a Hip Hop Clinic! Brian Lamont will be visiting our school to teach us all about Hip Hop! You can read about Brian's career below.
After LSU, in 2012, Brian started professionally teaching dance. In 2013, Brian was cast with Debbie Allen Productions in hip hop, swing, and miming. That same year, he was featured on A&E network tv series Breakout Kings season 2 and was a backup dancer for singer Kourtney Heart in New Orleans. In 2014, he performed for the Louisiana Film and Magazine Awards. He also became the artistic director for r&b and pop artist Justin Garner, which gave Brian the opportunity to choreograph and dance in the Cumulus Media Awards
In 2015, he assisted at Showstoppers Dance Convention. A few months later, he was cast to sing and dance on the Universal Studios motion picture Pitch Perfect 2, and he exclusively worked with producer and director Elizabeth Banks.
From 2016 to 2018, Brian choreographed and performed for MTV, LSU dance programs, the Tiger Girls, and the LSU Symphony Orchestra and band. He’s worked with master artists such as Terry Beeman and Aakomon Jones. In 2018, Brian was the judge and guest teacher at his first dance convention in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with Dance Teachers United. This year, Brian helped to cast talent for Lil Wayne.
Recently, Brian has focused his time on his students, competitive teams, and community. His choreography has won special awards at competitions and conventions such as DanceMakers, Hollywoodvibe, LA Dance Magic, Legacy Dance, Masquerade, Showbiz, V.I.P and The Streetz Dance Convention. Brian Lamont also leads a non profit dance company, called Watson Co., that gives back to charities through dance. He now teaches full time at Tari’s School of Dance, Machita’s Dance Company and Tokyotheacademy.
Manners of the Heart Reward will be held on Friday, January 31. We look forward to celebrating excellent behavior with our students!
The annual Early Childhood Extravaganza will be held this Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Park Elementary School. At this event you'll be able to receive online application assistance, registration and program information, visit network and community partner vendors, and participate in some giveaways! Take a look at the flyer below for more information.
Pre-K Registration will be open from February 1-February 28, 2020. Make sure to follow all directions for applying (found HERE on our website; also on the flyer below) so you will be prepared for pre-K.
This year's first graders were celebrated at an awards ceremony last week. The students enjoyed jokes and presentations by their teachers. Awards included various arts and subject areas as well as Straight A Principal's List and A/B Honor Roll! Congratulations to all!
Fifth Graders were honored last Tuesday at the first semester awards program. Honors bestowed among the students included Dance, Drama, Art, Music, as well as Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading achievements and much more! The ceremony was emceed by students and they told some funny jokes! We are so very proud of all of our fifth grade students!
Fourth Graders rocked it out at this year's first semester awards program! Students were awarded with accolades such as A/B Honor Roll, Principal's list, Manners of the Heart Good Deeds, and much more! Congratulations, Fourth Grade!
We celebrated the second grade class this past Monday with an awards program all about the first semester achievements. Awards included Accelerated Reader, Math, Reading, and Science achievements, and PE, among many others. Way to go, Second Grade!
We love when our BRCVPA families come to school to help out! Right now, we have several chances for you to lend a hand. Some special opportunities include:
This past Monday we celebrated the 3rd grade's first semester achievements with a fun awards ceremony! Awards presented included Art, Instrumental Music, General Music, Accelerated Reader, Math, and Superstar among many others!
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