Summer Meals Kickoff Hosted at McKinley Middle by Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA)

The Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA) hosted a Summer Meals Kickoff event in East Baton Rouge Parish on June 5 at McKinley Middle. The purpose of the Summer Feeding program is to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. “Child hunger and the need for good 

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Mayfair Laboratory School Celebrates 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Award

Mayfair Laboratory School hosted a celebration Wednesday in honor of the school recently being named a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award winner. The school recognized the contributions of Green Champion Tiffany May. Mayfair Laboratory School was nominated by the Louisiana Department of Education. Mayfair has several energy conservation efforts in place. 

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Superintendent Drake Named 2017 American Association of School Libraries (AASL) Distinguished Administrator

Superintendent Drake was named the 2017 American Association of School Libraries (AASL) Distinguished Administrator. This award honors a school administrator who has made worthy contributions to advancing the role of the school library in the educational program. He will represent our district and library services program in Chicago at the American Library Association conference in 

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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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