ALL SCHOOL EVENTS/NEWS/CALENDAR

Friday, November 3, 2017: Elementary / Middle School Early Release at 12:00 pm (Middle School students can be picked up at Middle School at 11:45 am, but will be at the Elementary Campus after that).
Sunday, November 5, 2017: Daylight Savings Ends at 2:00 AM – Turn BACK One Hour
Week of November 6-10, 2017: Early Dismissal for Elementary & Middle School Parent Conference (See your teacher to sign up for a specific time; all classes will be dismissed 1 hour earlier than normal.)
Friday, November 10, 2017: Veterans Day (Observation) – Schools In Session
Friday, November 10, 2017: Reno Big Horn Brookfield Night 7:00 pm, $10 tickets in office
Sunday, November 19, 2017: Schuler Annual Shoebox Party at 1:00 pm (See below for details)
Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24, 2017: No School for Thanksgiving

THANK YOU to the PTA for putting on such an incredible Fall Festival. It was a wonderful event that the students truly enjoyed. We want to send our special, heartfelt thanks to Ms. Apollon, Mrs. Liotta, and Mrs. Brodsky for the COUNTLESS hours they spent organizing the Fall Festival. Thank you to the South Reno Baptist Church for the use of their property for the event, and to Ms. Reid for creating such beautiful artwork with the students. Don't forget to send your Fall Festival pictures to Mrs. Dusek at mdusek@brookfieldschool.com for the yearbook. Check out a few pics in the PTA section below!

Please note that Veterans Day is being observed on Friday, November 10, 2017 but all schools are in session. We want to send our appreciation and gratitude to all of our veterans. Each class will be doing special projects to learn about the importance of Veterans Day.

BIGHORN BASKETBALL GAME: Brookfield families are invited to the Bighorn's Opening Night on Friday, November 10th at 7:00 pm! Bring your family and friends for an exciting night of basketball! Take advantage of special group seating and ticket prices of $10 per person. Reserve your seats today with the Brookfield School Front Office at 775-825-0257. Payments will be accepted at the front office and tickets will be distributed the week of the game.

Don't forget that Brookfield kids get to participate in the Half Time High Five Tunnel.

Brookfield Families – We hope that you have received your invitation to the Schuler Annual Shoebox Party on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Brookfield Elementary School Great Room. Now we really need to have your RSVP! Please tell us yes or no via phone or email to Carol at adm@renoseven.com or 775-722-8323. If you cannot attend, please feel free to drop filled, wrapped (top and bottom separately) shoeboxes at Brookfield Middle School reception with Ms. Brumley by November 17th.

Don't forget to shop ahead of time for items to fill your box and bring them along with a shoebox or plastic shoebox to the event. If you don't have time to shop ahead of time, you can always shop on the day. We will have gift wrap and tape, extra shoeboxes, some free items such as combs and toothbrushes, and festive food and drinks. For more details, for what to pack and what not to pack, please contact Carol at adm@renoseven.com or 775-722-8323.

THANKSGIVING BREAK: We will be off Wednesday, November 22nd through Friday, November 24th to observe the Thanksgiving Break. Please note that we are closed all day on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving; it is not a half-day as in years past. We wish all of our families a safe and fun break.

We are still waiting for a link from Mount Rose to enable you to register for the Friday afternoon Lessons that begin in January 2018 for children 4-12 years old. We will pass this along as soon as we receive it.

PARENT SURVEY: Your opinion matters! Please take a quick second to complete our survey about the school start times and calendar. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RCXXFPF


TLC NEWS

Reserved Parking Spaces: Please note that the two marked reserved parking spaces at TLC are now reserved for the parents who won them in the Fall Festival auction. Please observe these reservations; the spaces are reserved at all times. Thank you to the Song and Milligan families for their generous support!

Pizza Fridays are in full swing!! It is not too late to sign your little one up this week for pizza if you have not done so. If you would like your little one to receive pizza on Fridays please do not forget to turn in your sheet to Mrs. Jacobson with check only payment. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Jacobson.

What's Happening At TLC

Fall is in full swing around here! The kids love the fun and festive colors that are playground is bathed in as the leaves on our trees have final changed colors and started to fall! They have enjoyed going on leave hunts, cooking festive treats like apple muffins, and creating lots of beautiful fall art!

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Elementary CAMPUS/MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS


IMPORTANT EARLY RELEASE INFORMATION:

Friday, November 3rd: All students Pre-1st through 8th grade will be released at the Elementary Campus at 12:00 pm for teacher training. Middle School students can be picked up at the Middle School at 11:45 am, but will then be walked to the Elementary School. Cooking Club is cancelled.
Monday, November 6th to Thursday, November 9th: Each grade will be dismissed 1 hour prior to its regular dismissal time. Teachers will be holding parent conferences after school this week. Please pick up your Pre-1st and 1st grade children at 2:00 pm and your 2nd through 8th grade children at 2:30 pm.

Cooking Club is cancelled this Friday, November 3rd due to teacher training. There will be an additional club meeting on Thursday, November 16th for the Thanksgiving Feast! See you next week, chefs!

TO ALL 8th GRADE STUDENTS: AACT High School (Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology) will be hosting 8th Grade Tours on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. AACT is located at 380 Edison Way in Reno. For more information about AACT, visit http://www.aacttrailblazers.com/

RESERVED PARKING SPACES: Please note that the three parallel parking spaces in the front parking lot are now RESERVED for the parents who won them in the Fall Festival auction. While the signs are being made, please observe these reservations. The spaces are reserved at all times. Thank you to the Segrest, Michelson/Hovenic, and Emblem families for their generous support!

LUNCHTIME WARM-UPS: While we are happy to warm up student lunches at lunchtime, we ask all parents to label your containers. This will not only enable lost containers to make their way back home to you, but will significantly expedite your child receiving his/her (correct) lunch! Thank you to the parents who have already labelled their containers.

ATTENTION PARENTS: We are implementing a new security process regarding your children exiting campus after school has been dismissed. ALL children will be checked-in and logged upon their final class ending. This does not mean you will be charged. It is strictly for the purpose of tracking all children who are on campus. Charging for after-school care is determined by your child's grade and clubs. It is imperative that when you pick up your child that you make sure he/she is signed out! After-school Care staff will be ready to help with clipboards for signing out your child. Please make sure that you see a staffer before leaving campus. If you do not, you will be charged for aftercare as a result.

FRIDAYS AFTER-SCHOOL CARE: All students remaining on campus after 1:15 pm on Fridays will be signed into After-School Care, even if a parent or caregiver is present. To avoid any charges, please be off campus by 1:15 pm. Students who participate in a specific club will not be charged for after-school care while in the club. Thank you for your cooperation so we can staff our After-School personnel correctly.

VIOLIN PERFORMANCES – SAVE THE DATES!

Friday, November 17th: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Violinists will be performing at assembly
Week of December 18th: Pre-1st Violinists will be performing (more details will come home soon!).
Thursday, December 21st: 3rd and 4th Grade Violinists will be leading off our special holiday Sing-A-Long assembly at 8:30 am.



PTA NEWS

THANK YOU to the parents and students who attended this year's Fall Festival. We had an amazing turnout and appreciate all of your support for the raffle and auctions. We hope you had a great time, and we would love any feedback you might have regarding the date, times, and games!

The next PTA meeting will be Thursday, November 30th at 3:45 pm. Location TBA.

POPCORN FRIDAYS: PTA will be holding Popcorn Fridays every Friday at 1:15 pm in the back yard. Punch cards are available for sale, or students can bring cash to popcorn line.

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