Please join BRCVPA as we #LightItUpBlue in support and celebration of our autism community! Tomorrow, all students, faculty, and staff are invited to wear their BLUE SPIRIT SHIRTS and uniform bottoms to school.
April is World Autism Month, and Saturday, April 2nd is WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY. Scroll down to read more about World Autism Awareness Day from AutismSpeaks.org.
excerpt from AutismSpeaks.org:
Every April Autism Speaks celebrates World Autism Month, beginning with the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. This year marks the 15th annual World Autism Awareness Day.
Throughout the month, we focus on sharing stories and providing opportunities to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, fostering worldwide support. This year, we are committed to creating a world where all people with autism can reach their full potential.
Supporters can participate in World Autism Month by:
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In an effort to streamline the Transportation routes and procedures for the 2022-2023 school year, the Transportation Department is requesting that all families who think they will use EBR Bus Transportation for their child for next year complete this form by March 31st! This will help them to provide accurate bus manifests, and bus stops that make sense for families. We hope that you will take this opportunity and complete this form as soon as possible. Click the image below to enroll! You will enter your child's CURRENT grade and SCHOOL (they will be rolled over to their 2022-2023 school automatically).
We are thrilled to officially announce our Inaugural Spring Celebration, and to post the details for the T-Shirt Design Contest! We can't wait to share this fun event with you and your kids!
PLEASE NOTE: Tomorrow will be a Virtual/Remote Learning Day. Your child's teachers will communicate with you via ClassTag or Google Classroom to let your children know what to work on. Be advised that devices were sent home with some grade levels and work packets with others.
*Not every teacher uses Google Classroom, so please stay tuned to ClassTag for announcements.
**The Kindergarten Mini Production will be moved to Monday, April 4, 2022 at 9:30 am
Cap & Gown pictures for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 5th Grade AND K/5 Buddy pictures are THIS FRIDAY!
You should have received envelopes via your child, but just in case you did not, the flyers are attached below. You can also pay online (deadline is Thursday 3/31 at @ 2:00 p.m.): http://spencerstudios-br.com/OrderOnline
Students do not need to wear anything other than their school uniform! Caps and Gowns will be provided by Spencer Studios, and their uniforms will not be seen. BRCVPA School Spirit Shirts would be cute for the Buddy Pic; regular maroon polos would also work.
Spring and inspiration are bursting from the walls in the Arts Building! Current 2nd grade student Kate Norsworthy's sweet grandmother, "Mimi", has created a quilt full of color, shapes, patterns, rhythm, and inspiring words. The quilt is currently on display outside of Ms. A's Art classroom. Her masterpiece is surrounded by the artwork of our "budding artists"! A HUGE thank you to Kate Norsworthy and her family for sharing their quilt with us!
Based on the latest weather forecasts and guidance from state and local agencies, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System will dismiss early on Tuesday, March 22.
All elementary schools will dismiss at 12:45 p.m. After-school activities will also be canceled. NO EXTENDED DAY TOMORROW!!
All students must go home by either carpool or bus. Please expect longer carpool lines than usual and plan to be in the carpool line well before 12:45.
The safety and security of our students and staff are our top priority.
Please stay tuned to local news outlets, ebrschools.org and the EBR Schools Facebook page (@EBRPschools) for more information.
We are so thankful for our Kindergarten families! The faculty and staff absolutely loved the treats in the lounge last Friday! Thank you so much!
Camp Dynamics is a flagship summer camp for children with speech-language, learning, social and/or focus and attention challenges. Camp Dynamics is run by expert speech – language pathologists from Dynamic Therapy Specialists, LLC. While having fun and making new friends, campers create a memorable summer experience. Each day campers participate in targeted interventions designed to improve their social language and thinking, reading comprehension, written expression, peer interaction, and focus and attention. Guaranteeing a child's learning success while ensuring they have a fun and exciting summer experience like no other!
Ages: Ages 5-12 who are struggling with learning, focus and attention, reading and writing, and/or peer interactions.
Camp Costs: $525; insurance may apply
Link to camp webpage: Camp Dynamic Summer Camp | Dynamic Therapy Specialists
A BRMHS student and Mrs. Nathalie Roy-Mitchell are hosting a STEM/classics outreach event at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum on Sunday, April 3.
There is FREE admission to the museum AND the event!
On Friday February 25, 2022 we held our annual Brotherhood, Sisterhood Award ceremony. These awards recognize one faculty member, one staff member, one male student, and one female student, who exemplify what it means to be a good citizen. These 4 honorees actively serve our school community, lead and inspire others, break personal barriers, and lead exemplary lives, all towards the goal of equality and togetherness. Now, more than ever, we need this award and awareness to assist in recognizing all the good happening in our community. Our honorees this year were:
5th Grade Sisterhood - Brooklyn Spooner
Brooklyn was nominated by the faculty and staff. Some of the things nominators had to say about her include:
5th Grade Brotherhood - DanielJake Nganga
DanielJake was nominated because:
Staff Sisterhood - Barbara Longeway
Here is a little bit about why she was chosen:
Faculty Sisterhood - Ashley Gaubert
Mrs. Gaubert was chosen because:
Our guest speaker for the event was Ms. Rodneyna Hart. Ms. Hart has worked as an artist, board member, exhibitions manager, preparator, and curator for various galleries and museums throughout Louisiana. Advocating for more inclusive and intersectional cultural spaces, Hart created pop-up art events open to all with an educational component providing resources for emerging artists. She reestablished and served as Executive Director for the not-for-profit organization Culture Candy. She served on the state arts Council and was a Baton Rouge Business Reports 40 Under Forty. January of 2019, Ms. Hart accepted the position of Division Director for the Louisiana State Museum overseeing the four regional museums. You can watch Ms. Hart's speech around the 24 minute mark in the video linked below.
You can watch the presentation of the Brotherhood, Sisterhood awards after Ms. Hart speaks, around the 36 minute mark.
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