EBR School Board Recognitions at the May 18 Regular Meeting

  Recognition of Cierra Wilson, student at McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School, for winning the regional spelling bee competition sponsored by the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center. Recognition of Glasgow Middle School students who participated in the State Science Fair at LSU and won numerous awards. Recognition of Baton Rouge Magnet High School Boys’ Gymnastics Team 

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McKinley Middle Magnet Celebrates Theater Naming With Ribbon-Cutting Program & Luncheon

McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School for the Visual and Performing Arts hosted an event honoring the naming of the Lynn Whitfield Theater of Performing Arts. Guests, including Ms. Whitfield were treated to a showcase of the school’s visual and performing arts groups before a ribbon-cutting ceremony and luncheon. Whitfield, an Emmy Award-winning actress was selected for her 

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EBR School Board Recognitions at the April 20 Regular Meeting

  Recognition of the Scotlandville Magnet High School Boys’ Basketball Team for winning the State championship. Recognition of Keondra Eaton, student at Baton Rouge Magnet High School, for placing third in the LHSAA Allstate Bowling State Championship Tournament. Recognition of Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) Partners in Education for the month of April, La Capitale Chapter of 

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Student Hosts “Social Media Remake” School Initiative Presentation at McKinley Senior High School Featuring Apple Associates

On April 26, 2017 a “Social Media Remake” school initiative presentation took place at McKinley Senior High School. Under the leadership of Senior School Counselor, Chi Joseph-Franklin, local Apple Store Associates partnered with the program hosted by Southern University School Counseling Practicum student Tanasha Dangerfield.  The associates introduced the students to new innovative ways to incorporate 

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Park Forest Middle School Band Wins First Place in New Orleans Jazz Competition “Class Got Brass”

Despite the flood, the Park Forest Middle School Band Program is still trying to keep their winning tradition going.   They recently participated in a jazz competition held in New Orleans called “Class Got Brass”.  They participated in the Beginner category against 9 other bands and won first place with the prize of $5000.00 Class Got 

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The next generation of talented local artists showcased their original works of art Wednesday night at the Baton Rouge Gallery at BREC’s City Park.

Dozens of high school students from throughout East Baton Rouge Parish earned the honor of having their art prominently displayed as part of the Gallery’s REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE Juried High School Exhibition. “Every year they blow us away really,” Jason Andreasen, Executive Director of the Baton Rouge Gallery, said. “There are works in this show every 

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