We received some happy thoughts from our friends in Mr. Dahlgren's class at Shades Mountain Elementary. We appreciate all the thoughts and prayers coming our way from around the country. If you would like to send them a letter, please bring it to the BRCVPA office and we will be happy to mail it for you.
We look forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday, September 6th. All students, PK-5th grade will report back on the same day. Morning carpool begins at 8:00 am. For the safety and security of our students, all families are expected to drop their child(ren) off in the carpool lane. We have plenty of teachers on duty to help students with supplies, directions, or any other needs. PK & Kindergarten teachers will meet their students in the gym, and once all students have arrived, they will pick up their breakfast and walk as a class to their classrooms. The tardy bell rings at 8:30 am. Buses are dismissed at 3:15 pm and afternoon carpool begins at 3:25 pm. If you need to meet with your child’s teacher before school begins, please contact them via email. Teachers report back to work on September 1st, and will have time to meet with you if needed. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our office at 225-344-0084. BRCVPA does offer extended day hours for a fee. Please contact Ms. GiGi Boudreaux if you are interested in signing up for before- or after-school care. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Congratulations! Our BRCVPA students did an outstanding job performing in Madeline and the Gypsies. We are so proud of all of you! Also, a big shout out and thank you to all the families who came out to enjoy the performance. It was wonderful to see so many of our kiddos and their families.
The Fire Prevention Committee of Baton Rouge is sponsoring a poster contest October 9-16, 2016 for National Fire Prevention Week. The theme for National Fire Prevention Week is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms every 10 Years.” The deadline for poster entries is Thursday, September 15, 2016. Please see the attached file for contest rules. This letter will go home with the students on September 6, 2016.
Please click on the links below to access the August issue of Parent Power, a newsletter created to inform and empower the parents and caregivers of the students we serve. In the spirit of ONE TEAM – ONE MISSION, a special thanks goes out to Mrs. Patricia Hinojosa-Zamora, ESL Instructional Support Teacher for translating the newsletter into the Spanish language on a monthly basis.
The upcoming Girls on the Run season will begin the week of September 12th, 2016. It is for girls in grades 3 - 5. We meet every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:30 - 5:00. If you want your girl to experience a wonderful program that teaches positive attitudes, healthy habits, and a whole lot more, sign up for Girls on the Run! Online registration is at girlsontherunsola.org. For a glimpse of some of the fun we have had at the end-of-season 5Ks, check out the slideshow in the December 2015 and May 2016 archives on the school's blog!
Girls On The Run promotes positive self esteem and relationships between girls and the community, through team building and fitness activities. GIRLS ON THE RUN BELIEVES. . . Every girl can embrace who she is, Can define who she wants to be, Can rise to any challenge, Can change the world. CAN. For more information, please contact Monica Brown at Mbrown2@ebrschools.org. Fliers will be going home with the girls September 6th.
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BRCVPA Faculty and parent volunteers team up for another day of cooking and delivering lunches to families in need.
Our incredible art staff and teachers went to the local shelters to provide some well needed academic, artistic, and social/emotional entertainment! We are so proud of the incredible love you have shared with our community during this incredibly difficult time. Thank you, Ms. Wells, Ms. Daigre, Ms. Mercil, Mr. J.P., and Ms. de Silva!
Based on the current facilities and transportation information, EBRPSS schools are not ready to open on Wednesday, August 24th. Superintendent Warren Drake has decided to postpone the start of school until Tuesday, September 6th.
BRCVPA families and staff helped prepare and deliver jambalaya and other goodies to those affected by the flooding. A big thanks to LRCE for allowing us to use space there to prep!
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