Welcome back, Bucs!! And we're off to a great start. Broadmoor High is pleased to welcome to the faculty a lot of new teachers that will be replacing those that retired at the end of the year. Their names by departments may be found in the Faculty page. We're also welcoming our new Freshman Bucs and many new faces that have come from different parts of the world. We hope your years at Broadmoor are safe and successful!
Spanish Classes New Orleans Field Trip March 1, 2013
Another day in the dissecting labs:
Students Pictured Pic1: Steven Nguyen, Vy Hua, David Luong
Students Pictured Pic2: Damien' Wolsefer, Rolando Pineda
Emily Ramirez was selected as Broadmoor’s Student of the Year in October. She then had two months to put together a portfolio (about 50 pages that included a writing sample) of her academic, leadership, and community service accomplishments. The portfolios were reviewed by a panel. Emily’s was selected as a top candidate. Emily then had an interview with a committee of judges and submitted a second writing sample. On Feb 6th, she attended a special Student of the Year Reception and was awarded the 3rd Place Finalist for the regional competition. She will now be attending the televised school board meeting on Feb 21st to be recognized with her parents and principal.
Pictured at top: Emily Ramirez and Superintendant Bernard Taylor. Pictured above are Emily Ramirez and her brother Greg Ramirez, also a Buccaneer.
Pictured above: Michael Vick, his parents, his coaches and the principal as he signs on to play for SLU
Our very own BHS '98 graduate, Ryan Theriot, scores the winning run for this year's World Series! WAY TO GEAUX, BUC!!!
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity collected and donated school supplies in the community, and presented them to Broadmoor High School on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The 2012 varsity volleyball team and members of the JROTC accepted the supplies on behalf of the Buccaner student body.
Paula Morris, an award-winning novelist and short-story writer from New Zealand and the author of the LA Teen Reader's Choice Award-nominated novel RUINED, visited Broadmoor High School to talk to Mrs.Guidry's AP English III class and students who aced the Accelerated Reader test on the book. Present were Broadmoor's Administrators and visiting EBR Technology Director and Facilitators as well as EBR's Director of School Libraries. Click HERE to view the pictures.
Broadmoor's Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Team sponsors a school wide incentive program to recognize the positive student leaders exhibiting the school's expectations of being prompt, polite, and prepared. At the school's Bounty Buck store, students may purchase with their earned bounty bucks different items of interest including small seasonal decor, school supplies, accessories and jewelry, lanyards, sports bottles, etc. At the end of the year, a school wide raffle is held for items such as gift cards to local restaurants and stores as well as electronic devices such as MP3 players and iPods. These two incentive programs could use your help. Please contact Catherine Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org if you or your local business can donate items or money for either the store or raffle.
1992 Broadmoor Graduate, Roderick Hawkins, received the 2012 Archbishop James P.Lyke African-American Male Image Award in Chicago, IL Roderick is the Vice President of External Affairs for the Chicago Urban League. Way to go, Roderick!
Hilma D. Governale is a graduate of Louisiana State University. She has been teaching at Broadmoor High School since 1998. She currently teaches Free Enterprise and has been chosen by the Faculty as the Broadmoor High 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year.
2007 Graduate of the U.S.Military Academy at West Point, and 2003 Broadmoor High valedictorian, U.S.Army Capt.Dennis Edwards is congratulated by Lt.Gen.Curtis Scaparrotti at Camp Marmal, Afghanistan, after the general awarded Edwards the Soldier's Medal for his heroic actions. See story in The Advocate
Homecoming week was a blast! All the activities went well, we won the game vs. Tara and the Dance was a success...pictures will be coming soon! We also received a thank you letter from United Blood Services congratulating the Bucs for organizing the blood drive that resulted in 77 people registering to donate and 66 units of lifesaving blood for our community! WAY TO GO, BUCS!
The 2011 - 2012 Battlin' Buccaneers
Flag from Afghanistan Raised over McAuliffeCenter in Ceremony
Captain, Squadron Donate Flag for Staff Support During Deployment
Baton Rouge, La. –It was a real homecoming for Capt. Jeremy Raush, an Air Force F-15 E Strike Eagle Jet Weapons System officer, at a special flag raising ceremony held at the East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Christa McAuliffe Center Friday morning, September 2.The airman is the son of a district employee, data coordinator Linda Raush, and has been serving in Afghanistan.Now on leave, he wanted to bring a flag that flew during a combat mission in an F-15 E Strike Eagle while in Afghanistan to the staff at the McAuliffeCenter.The flag’s certificate stated this is the first time it has flown over U.S. soil.
The McAuliffeCenter employees supported Raush and his 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron with care packages and letters, including some letters from elementary school students.Today, the BroadmoorHigh School JROTC Color Guard officially raised the flag at the McAuliffeCenter, then removed it, folded it and presented it to Deborah Frank, the site’s building manager.
In addition, Alan (Doug) Madden, a LEAP specialist from the Accountability Department, presented Raush with an embroidered star saved from a militarily destroyed U.S. flag obtained from a Texas veterans group.The star had been carried by a Vietnam War veteran, who later gave it to Madden’s 83-year-old father, who is a World War II veteran.
Present for the ceremony were (pictured, left to right):Raush, Franklin and Broadmoor JROTC cadets Makalia Richardson, Tahja Miles, Irone Tate and Kaitlon Smith.Raush is a graduate of Audubon Elementary, Sherwood Middle and BroadmoorHigh schools.He also earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Louisiana State University (LSU), where he was a member of the LSU Band and the university’s Air Force ROTC program.His father, the late Dr. John Raush, was the associate dean of the LSU School of Music.
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Ebony Gary, Manasha Vick, Laira Spencer, Nygia Brazier Theser four seniors have signed a volleyball scholarship to Wallace Community College in Selma, AL
Mrs.Lucas and Mr.Hargroder flank the students that participated in the 2011 All City Teen Poetry Slam Festival.
On Friday, January 28th, our superintendent John Dillworth was on campus to talk to the students who participated in the Honors Breakfast. Attending were all students who have maintained a straight A or A/B average. Mr.Dillworth praised their efforts and encouraged them to continue doing their best.
MEET THE 2010 - 2011 BATTLING BUCCANEER FOOTBALL TEAM
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