Ronald Brown Academy Blog

Germs & Bacteria

During one of our hands-on investigations, 21st CCLC students learned about germs and bacteria.  Students learned how to use Petri plates, swabs, and solution to collect sample cultures. Working in teams, students tested a variety of school...

World Read Aloud Day

On February 24th RBA celebrated World Read Aloud Day.  Children were treated to a great number of stories read to them by our local volunteers.  Everyone from Principal Mrs. Tait, Assistant Principal Ms. Clayton, Instructional Specialists...

Count Day Incentive Dance

As an attendance incentive, all students who were present on Count Day, February 10, were invited to attend the Valentine’s Day Dance.  Students wore jeans and their pink or red shirts and celebrated having...

Scientific Investigations

Part of the scientific method is to test hypotheses, make observations and draw conclusions.  During their academic sessions, 21st CCLC students have been  testing theories on how to burst a balloon with an orange as well...

National Elementary Honor Society Induction

RBA is proud to announce the induction of eleven 4th – 6th graders into the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS). The purpose of the NEHS is to recognize elementary students who have demonstrated excellence in academics,...

Flint Water Drive

Impact Church, the 21st CCLC students and the RBA staff collaborated on a school wide water drive/collection. The students received water donations as well as $200 that was used to purchase additional gallons of...

Culminating Event

The Culminating Event for our second 21st CCLC session was a success. The students had an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned from their cooking and dancing classes. Students made red velvet waffles...

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.