Ronald Brown Academy Blog

3-Dimensional Art Creations

During session 4, 21st CCLC students enrolled in a Product Design enrichment class.  The students develop their own ideas into a final 3D original art work.  Students learn to use a variety of mediums to...

A Visit to the Capitol

The elected student officers of the 21st Century Learning Center Youth Advisory Committee. (YAC) had an opportunity to spend the date in Lansing.  They met Michigan representatives, toured the Capitol and visited the Michigan Historical Museum.

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...

Lego Robotics

Our 21st CCLC students were excited to start another session of Robotics.  They eagerly assumed the roles of Lego engineers and built a variety of robotic creations.  Some inventions had motion, others were stand alone, but...

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...

Family Math & Science Night

On April 20, we held our annual Family Math & Science Night.  Students, teachers, and parents interacted with many hands-on activities that focused on math, technology and science skills.  Students planted seeds, created flower models,...

21st Century Science Fun

During our annual Family Math & Science Night, our 21st CCLC students ran a station where participants tried to pop a balloon with an orange.  The activity led to a lot of trial and error testing...

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...