Red River Academic Academy hosted its first Family Literacy Night Block Party on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 5:00 – 8:00. Valuable information was given out to help parents find ways to help their children at home with reading, vocabulary, and other literacy skills. Block party music by DJ BJ, special guest appearances from Northwestern State University men’s basketball team and NSU Pom Line. The students took pictures, painted rocks, designed bookmarks, face painting, etc. Door prizes were given out.
Red River Academic Academy would like to thank everyone for their support. Special thank you to Superintendent Alison Strong your support is exactly what our students love!! Thank you to Red River Parish Director of Federal Programs Dr. Diane Newton, Red River High School Boys Basketball Coach Dadrian Harris, RRHS basketball Team, DJ BJ Taylor, Mineola Richmond, RRHS/ RRJH Principal J. C. Dickey, RRJH employees (Sequitta Chatman, Corlette Smith, Shanita Grayson, Wendy Harris), Red River Parish Library (Kala Sims), NSU Coach Corey Gibson, the entire NSU Men’s Basketball Coaching staff, NSU Men’s basketball team, NSU Pom Line girls (Madison Raymond, Monte Singleton, Cameron French, Arianna Astorga) NSU students (Ramiya Lewis, Mikayla Milton, Joreya Morgan), RRAA parents, RRAA students, Yashica Turner (Red River RN), Tija Augmon (RRHS student), RRAA School Resource Officer Raphiel, the community, and last but not least the outstanding, hardworking, dedicated, and so supportive Red River Academic Academy faculty and staff.
Submitted by Tina M Horton Thomas
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