Ronald Brown Academy Blog

21st CCLC Sponsors “The Giving Tree” at RBA

Every year when the weather turns cold, students in Ronald Brown Academy’s 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) put up “The Giving Tree.”  This tree stands in our front lobby, not decorated for Christmas...

Sweet Dreamzzz, Inc. Visits RBA Kindergartners!

Sweet Dreamzzz, Inc. came to visit our RBA Kindergarten classes this week to present their R.E.M. Sleep Program!  They provided a hands-on presentation to help students understand the importance of a good night’s sleep and...

A Field Trip to Remember!

Just a few weeks ago, some of our RBA 5th graders had an opportunity to attend an amazing field trip to the Quicken Loans Headquarters in downtown Detroit!  In addition to all the valuable...

2017 – 2018 First Day of School

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 is the first day of school for all students in grades K – 8.  All Ronald Brown Academy students will report to the main entrance of the Annex building by 7:30,...

Youth Day at Camp Burt Shurly

The 21st CCLC program sponsored a fantastic Youth Day for all of our summer participants.  The activities included archery, pontoon rides, fishing, nature walks, wall climbing, STEM hand-on projects and more.  Our students thoroughly enjoyed trying new adventures and interacting with their peers.  It was...

STEM Activities: Building Bridges

21st CCLC students work together to build bridges, ramps and different structures using blocks and popsicle sticks.  The hands-on activities are part of our STEM based summer curriculum program which focuses on force, motion, distance,...

Computer Coding 101

Thanks to our partnership with MorningSide, a select group of 6th graders participated in a three week computer program led by volunteers from the community.  Students learned coding language such as HTML and developed the opening...

Fishing and Fun

The annual PACSA parent field trip to Spring Valley Trout Farm was another success.  RBA families had a chance to relax, chat, share stories and of course fish together!  Many fish were caught and...

Career Day: Preparing our Students for the Future

Our annual Career Day exposed our students to a variety of occupations and shared valuable advice for their futures.  Our 4th graders had an opportunity to meet Detroit City Councilman Andre Spivy and further...