Did you know there is a reading contest going on right now?
Penguin Random House is donating $50,000 in prizes to top participating libraries/schools. This will result in 50 $1,000 prizes, as well as one visit by Max Brallier (author of Last Kids on Earth and one visit by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (author of 8th Grade Superzero and Two Naomis).
Penguin Random House will determine “top participating” schools based on many factors including:
You'll log in with Clever and be able to track your minutes. Have your parents show off your reading skills on social media with the hashtags #RedStickReads and #WinterRead2020!
You can purchase a badge book for $19.95 to help you along during the challenge. You can visit this LINK or the Library Page to order.
What are badge books?
"The Winter Reading Book covers January – March, and includes both the #WinterRead2020 and Read Across America challenges and sticker sets. Plus, a daily calendar and tons of activity pages — from fun STEM prompts to learning activities on literary concepts like Theme and Conflict. Inspire your child to be an avid reader all winter long."
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo had their “Art Gone Wild” 2019 contest. There were 178 entries, 4 categories. Our school had four superstars! Carmen Mueller won 1st Place in her category (3rd-6th grade). Ryder Pettitt Wise won 2nd place. Constance Cole also won 1st place in her category (first grade) and Michael Tyler won 2nd place (second grade). Congratulations to all!
This year's winter concert was so amazing! Students from all of the performance groups and many clubs put on a show to delight everyone!
The awards ceremonies for the first semester will be held next week. Please take note of the time and date for your student(s) program. Parking is available in the Catholic Life lot.
Monday January 13, 2020
9 am Third Grade Awards
1:15 pm Second Grade Awards
Tuesday January 14, 2020
9 am Fourth Grade Awards
11 am Fifth Grade Awards
Wednesday January 15, 2020
12 pm First Grade Awards
We had a wonderful first day back to school! We hope you had a fabulous Winter Break and New Year and we can't wait to finish out the year strong!
Happy New Year!! We hope everyone has had a relaxing and wonderful winter break! We just want to remind you that students will return to school on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020. See you all then!!
BRCVPA celebrated December Students of the month on Monday, December 16. The students and their friends and family enjoyed ice cream and received certificates with wonderful sayings from their classroom friends.
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