St. Nick Of Volunteer BR Brings Students Toys, Books And More
- December 20, 2008
It was a ho, ho, happy day for pre-K-3 Crestworth Elementary School students today. When they arrived at their classrooms this morning, the students discovered a backpack filled with toys and books courtesy of Volunteer Baton Rouge.
St. Nick visited the children later in the morning at this school and several other elementary schools, including: Capitol, Dalton, Delmont, Howell Park, Melrose, Polk, Ryan, Winbourne.
On Saint Nicholas Eve, Thursday, December 18, volunteers arrived at the schools to decorate and place backpacks filled with toys, Crayons and activity books on each pre-K-3 student’s desk. Then today, Saint Nicholas Day (Discovery Day), students discovered their surprises. In addition, volunteers read “The Legend of Saint Nicholas.”
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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