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Encyclopedia > Baton Rouge High School

Baton Rouge Magnet High School (BRMHS) is a magnet high school located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In the U.S. system of education, a magnet school is a public school that draws students interested in specific subjects such as academics or the arts from the surrounding region (typically a school district or a county). ... Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Nickname: Red Stick Map Political Statistics Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Mayor Melvin Kip Holden Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 204. ...

It was founded in the 1890s, but has since been moved from St. Louis Street to Convention Street, Florida and Laurel Streets, and finally to its current location at Government Street in 1927. It entered into the magnet school program in the fall of 1976.

The current principal is Nanette Greer, the Assistant Principal of Instruction is Stacey Dupree, and the Assistant Principal of Discipline is Eric Randall.

Baton Rouge High has an excellent athletics program and has won the Ford Cup (previously Picadilly Cup) several times, despite the lack of football, basketball, or baseball in its repertoire. Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 For other uses, see Basketball (disambiguation). ... Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball at a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical bat that can be made out of either...

Baton Rouge High was awarded the Blue Ribbon for Academic Excellence for the school year 2003-2004. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a United States government program created to honor schools. ...

Baton Rouge High received a special award in 2004 from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., distinguishing it as one of five schools in the nation to excel in performing arts. It was one of two high schools. Baton Rouge High received the honor of performing and displaying aspects of its arts and performances program at one of the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stages on March 21, 2005. The Kennedy Center as seen from the Potomac River. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ...

BRMHS is one of the few high schools nationwide to offer two radio stations on campus. Baton Rouge High publicly broadcasts jazz on WBRH 90.3 FM, which serves the Baton Rouge area. In 1997, KBRH 1260 AM, a sister AM station, was added. KBRH specializes in classic R&B and local music. Both stations are run by students. Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ...

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