Welcome to Br
ookside Elementary School!
April 2017 Newsletter
Dear Brookside Bobcats,
There is much important news as we enter out third and final trimester...
PTO Dime Drive
Our PTO Dime Drive total is $1091.50! Thanks to all of you who sent change to support out students. WE appreciate all you do for us!
Please plan to attend Open House on Thursday, April 20th from 5:30-6:30! At 5:15 there will be a Kindergarten Dance-Las Raspa behind Room 3. Come and see your student's classroom and a sampling of what they have done this year.
Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten(TK) Registration
There is important new information about our Kindergarten and TK registration. Our Kindergarten program is for children 5 years old by September 1, 2017. Our 2 year TK Program is for children turning 5 between September 2 and December 2, 2017.*
Please bring to Registration:
-Emergency contact information
-Immunization records (please bring any immunization you have)
-Active e-mail address
-Your child, for a 20 minute assessment done at the time of registration.
Please expect to spend extra time if you have no pre-registered. (We will have computers available to help you register) Your child will receive a FREE welcome bag, on a first come, first served basis.
*Students who turn 5 between December 3,2017 and February 2, 2018 will be placed on a waiting list to enroll for TK. Enrollment decisions will be made in August and will be based on; testing, student maturation and space availability.
If you have any questions, please call the Brookside office at 459-5385 or visit out website.
Coming Events- Join Us!
4/5: PTO Meeting 3:30 at Brookside; Board Meeting 5:30 at BGMS
4/5&4/6: PTO Book Give away(Thank you, PTO)
4/6: Site Council Meeting 3:30; English Language Advisory Committee 5:00
4/7: Gary Martin Art Assemblies
4/10-4/14: Spring Break
4/17-4/21: Book Fair
4/20: Open House: 5:30-6:30, 5:15 Kindergarten Dance behind Rm 3
4/27-4/28: Kindergarten and TK Registration
5/3: Board Meeting at Brookside, 5:30
5/10: PTO Meeting, room 5 at 3:30. Election of new officers.
5/24-5/26: Grade 2 to Emendal Farm
5/29: No School, Memorial Day
5/31-6/2:Young Author's Fair
6/8: Last day of school!
Reminder: School starts at 8:25 daily. Please be sure your student is in class and ready to go at 8:25. The parking lot can get crowded so please allow extra time for drop off.
Please keep in touch! Call our office at 459-5385 with phone number updates, or update on Aeries. Thank you for trusting us with your child's education.
Kathy Crossman, Principal
Monday, May 1st- Friday, May 5th!
Show our AMAZING teachers a little extra love this week!!
M, W, Th, F
8:25 A.M. -2:40 P.M.
Tuesdays (minimum day)
8:25 A.M. -1:20 P. M.
Open registration for Kindergarten
for next school year 2017/2018 will be held on
Thursday, April 27th and Friday, April 28th
between 8:00 A.M and 4:30 P.M. each day.
Site Council Meeting
Thursday, May 4th
@ 3:30 P.M.
Agenda and meeting minutes available
under Latest News.
Attendance = Success!
Excusing absences is easier than ever.
Send a note with you child
707-459-5385 ext. 1402
Remember to include:
Your Child's Name,
Teacher, The Day (s) of
the Absences (s),
The Reason for the Absence (s),
and Your Name.
All absences must be reported within
3 school days of returning to school.
After that, the absence will be
unexcused and cannot be changed.