Category: Classroom News

RBA Artists Featured in DIA Exhibit

  On April 30th,  the 79th annual Detroit Public Schools Student Art Exhibition opens. Each year DPS partners with the Detroit Institute of Arts to showcase artwork done completely by DPS students. Under the guidance...

Third Graders Skype to Madagascar

  Third graders in Mrs. Edwards’ class have been participating in the Ako project. Dr. Francine Dolins from the University of Michigan traveled to RBA to teach them about Lemurs and conservation. The visit...

Rainbow Plate Go Green Challenge

The RBA’s Green Wolverines participated in the Rainbow Plate Challenge by learning about (and eating) a rainbow of fruits and veggies. Select third and first graders have been completing projects for points all year as...

Green Eggs and Ham Anyone?

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, which was March 2, our preschool students celebrated their annual Green Eggs and Ham Day. Many of our students grow up on Dr. Seuss books and use the literature to develop and strengthen their...

Black History Quilts

Ms. Rollins, a 2nd grade teacher, decided to supplement the Social Studies curriculum with additional Black History related history.  Throughout the month the students engaged in several activities including the readings of Henry’s Freedom Box...

Mayor Duggan Visits RBA

The Mayor of Detroit, Mr. Mike Duggan, visited RBA and spent time interacting with our staff and students.  Ms. Davis’s fifth graders were quite excited to meet a local community leader.  

Impact Church Essay Winner

Impact Church, under the leadership of Pastor Knox, has been a long time supporter of Ronald Brown Academy. The church sponsors an annual essay competition for local students and this year’s topic was the...