National Geographic Grant Awarded to BRMHS
The Board of Governors of the National Geographic Society Education Foundation has approved a $5,000 grant to Baton Rouge Magnet High School. The grant will support the "Exploring the Strengths in Diversity" project under the direction of participating teachers Najoua Handal, Carrie Russ, Jennifer Whitesell, and Sheila Achee'.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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