One Team, One Mission, One BIG THANK YOU!!!!
Thank you so much for your support and votes. Because of you, all 3 propositions passed, which means not only that our teachers' salaries remain secure, but also that BRCVPA is getting a brand new school in 2023! We look forward to sharing this journey with you and will keep you posted on details as we get them!
One Team, One Mission, One BIG THANK YOU!!!!
This is a reminder that state LEAP testing for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders begins today (April 30), and will continue Tuesday (May 1), Wednesday (May 2), Thursday (May 3), and Friday (May 4).
Here are some reminders to help us have a smooth testing week:
Click the link below for detailed testing schedules for each grade level.
The DI students from BRCVPA are featured in today's Community section of The Advocate. Thank you to Claire Salinas for the great article! The fundraising goal is within reach. We appreciate the support and well wishes of our community.
A huge thank you also to Pamela Mattassa and GMFS Mortgage for featuring DI on their radio program, Mortgage Matters. Our segment will air this Sunday at approximately 12:45 on TALK 107.3 FM. Please tune in! You may have seen us on billboards this week, advertising the segment.
We hope to see everyone tomorrow morning at the Kolache Kitchen Rolling Pin for an early breakfast. Kolache Kitchen is one of our fantastic DI sponsors, and your purchase will get us one step closer to Destination Imagination Global Finals!
#Pamela Mattassa #GMFSMortgage
The Kolache Kitchen's Rolling Pin will return for our April Manners of the Heart Event on April 27th. You are invited to come out and enjoy a delicious breakfast with your child from 7:00-8:30 am.
The Rolling Pin Food Truck will be parked in our parking lot, near the Arts Building. You may park in the Catholic Life parking lot and purchase your food to eat with your child in their classroom or the cafeteria. The cafeteria will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 am. Then, parents may come to the classrooms with their children for breakfast from 8:00 - 8:30 am.
Students will not be allowed to purchase food from the food truck unless they are accompanied by an adult.
We are so grateful for all of you and hope to see you all for this year's "Kolaches with your Kids" breakfast!
All proceeds will go towards sending our 2018 Destination Imagination State Champions to the global competition in Knoxville, TN.
Our Dance Troupe prepared this piece and performed it at the Ebb and Flow Festival this March. The theme was Baton Rouge to Brazil:Where the Mississippi meets the Amazon.
Click the video to watch our Dance Troupe (literally) shine in this fun piece!
Have you visited www.1stdayschoolsupplies.com yet to purchase your child’s back to school kit? While you’re there, make sure to check out their selection of Vera Bradley, JanSport, and Under Armour accessories! That’s right, you can purchase your child’s supply kit, backpack, lunchbox and water bottle for next year from 1st Day School Supplies! These high quality accessories will ship with your child’s kit and allow you to check off even more from that long back to school shopping list without leaving the comfort of your home! Start your shopping by clicking on the link below:
Dear BRCVPA Families,
The 5th grade Aladdin Jr. show is approaching quickly. Remember that the due date for ordering Aladdin Jr. t-shirts and merchandise is Wednesday, April 25, 2018. So get your Aladdin merch soon!
FYI- All 5th-grade students are REQUIRED to buy a t-shirt!
The Publicity Crew
This piece was created to tell a story that nearly everyone has lived through. Sometimes the world seems dark and we feel alone as we walk through life. This dance is about opening up yourself to give good things out to the world and allowing yourself to receive light and happiness from the people around you.
Here is our BRCVPA Dance Troupe with this beautiful contemporary piece to "Open Up Let the Light In."
Local artist, Barton Gilley, known around Baton Rouge for his replica of R2D2 and his animatronic puppets, Twiggly and the piranha plant from Mario Brothers, brought his craft and his creations to the Destination Imagination students. After showing and explaining how his creations operate and were built, Mr. Gilley allowed the students to handle his creations. Students got to manipulate Twiggly and to "drive" R2D2. Extended Day students got in on the fun as R2D2 drove around the gym. Our thanks to Mr. Barton for his patience with questions and his willingness to let students experience STEAM as applied in his art.
You can learn more about Mr. Gilley and his passion by watching his TED Talk, The Art of Self-Improvement: Doing What You Love Until It's Done Right.
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