ALL SCHOOL EVENTS/NEWS/CALENDAR

Thursday, October 19: Great Nevada Shake Out (at 10:19 on 10/19)
Friday, October 20th: Elementary/Middle School Chautauqua Assembly
Thursday, October 26th: PTA Fall Festival at Elementary Campus
Friday, October 27th: Schools Closed in Observance of Nevada Day – Enjoy Your Three-Day Weekend!
Tuesday, October 31st: Schools in Session on Halloween – Dress Code at Elementary and Middle School, TLC students may wear costumes or festive wear.

Please be advised that Washoe County is reporting an increased number of cases of viral meningitis, especially in the 5-17 age group. Viral meningitis is the most common type of meningitis. It is often less severe than bacterial meningitis, and most people get better on their own (without treatment) within 7-10 days. However, it is very important for anyone with symptoms of meningitis to see a healthcare provider right away because some types of meningitis can be very serious, and only a doctor can determine if you have the disease, the type of meningitis, and the best treatment, which can sometimes be lifesaving. Symptoms include: fever, headache, stiff neck, sensitivity to bright light, sleepiness or trouble waking up from sleep, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, and lethargy (a lack of energy). If your child is diagnosed with meningitis, please notify the school as soon as possible.

SNACK BREAK: Just a reminder that all students have a nutrition break every morning. Please be sure to send your child with a healthy, nut-free snack every day. Don't forget about Pizza Days and Fridays, when you may not typically pack a lunch.

Some parents have inquired about the Mount Rose Youth Lessons that begin in January 2018 for children of ages 4-12. Mount Rose will be offering Friday afternoon youth lessons again this year, but they are limiting this day's availability to just 2 or 3 schools (including Brookfield). While this makes the parental process much easier and the lessons more enjoyable, the positions are limited to the first 60 students who sign up. We are still waiting for a link from Mount Rose which will enable you to register for this class.

As the cold weather approaches, students will be wearing more layers and accessories. Please label your child's sweaters, sweatshirts, jackets, coats, hats, gloves, and scarves. We prefer first and last name, but whatever identification you can fit on items will help you retain your clothing.

Parents, like it or not, it is candy season! We know how hard the temptation to toss a little sweetie in your child's lunchbox is, but we hope you keep those treats at home. Please remember that we are a nut-free school, and this includes peanut butter candy.

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TLC NEWS

Mark Your Calendars!

Thursday, October 19th: Great Nevada Shake Out-Earthquake Awareness
Friday, Ocotber 20th: Brown Bear Assembly
Thurday, October 26th: TLC Costume Parade and Art Auction: Friday, October 27th: NO SCHOOL - Happy Nevada Day!
Tuesday, October 31st: Happy Halloween! Children at TLC may wear their costumes or festive dress and colors!

    We hope you can join us for the TLC Costume Parade, Art Auction, & PTA Fall Festival on Thursday, October 26th .
  • 9:15-9:30 - Special Holiday Assembly
  • 9:30-9:45 - TLC Costume Parade-Children wear their costumes to school
  • 8:30-10:00 - TLC Art Auction
    • Each classroom will be creating a beautiful collaborative art piece that will be available for auction. All proceeds go directly back to TLC.
    • In addition to the art, two coveted parking spaces and a few other fun items will be available at the auction as well. Again, all proceeds go directly to TLC.
  • 3:30-7:30 - Fall Festival at Elementary Campus
    • This event is for all students and families including TLC
    • There will be age appropriate activities for our TLC children
    • Face Painting and Bounce Houses
    • Food trucks will be there as well, so you don't even have to worry about dinner!
All TLC children and families are encouraged to come in costume!
Brookfield School


PICTURE RE-TAKES: Fall Portrait Re-Takes / Make-Ups will be Wednesday, October 25th. If you are requesting re-takes, please let the front office know so we can pull your child out for pictures that day.

Pizza Fridays!

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! Take a look below to see a few of their favorites!

Brookfield School

Elementary CAMPUS/MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS


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.

THIRD GRADE VIOLINISTS will be performing at this Friday's assembly, October 13th. We hope you can come watch them play. They will also perform again, with the 1st and 2nd grade violinists at the November 17th assembly.

CHAUTAUQUA: Believe it or not, it is Chautauqua season! This Friday, October 20th will be our All-School Chautauqua performance at assembly. See your teacher for classroom specifics.

PICTURE RE-TAKES: Fall Portrait Re-Takes / Make-Ups will be Wednesday, October 25th. If you are requesting re-takes, please let the front office know so we can pull your child out for pictures that day. Please be sure your child is in dress uniform.

TO ALL 8th GRADE STUDENTS: Please plan on attending two upcoming events to prepare for High School (yes, HIGH SCHOOL!).
  • 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/
  • There will be an 8th Grade Expo on October 30th and 31st at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Employees and schools will be there to talk to you about the high-demand jobs and educational opportunities in Northern Nevada. The convention runs both Monday and Tuesday from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. The Convention Center is located at 4590 S. Virginia Street in Reno.
ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER CARE: After-care is available from school dismissal until 6:00pm. After-care is at an additional cost and is charged per family, not per student. If you plan to use after-care on a regular basis, you can save money by contacting the school and have the monthly after care bundle added to your bill. If your student is picked up prior to the end of their Homework Club, there is no charge for after-care. All students remaining after their Homework Club ends will be signed into After-School Care and charged starting from the dismissal of school. When picking up your child from After-School Care, please be sure to notify staff that your child is leaving.

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.

PIZZA THURSDAYS: Pizza Thursdays will be offered every Thursday when school is in attendance. You may purchase one or two slices of pizza with a side. Please return the order form by 3:30 pm on the Wednesday before the Pizza Day, as we place the order that evening. Payments can be done via FACTS or by check. We still have several students who did not sign up for the additional Thursday on November 30th. We will be ordering our average number of pizzas that day, so if your child does not have lunch, we will supply him/her with his/her usual order and bill your account. If you have any issues with this, and would rather not toss your dough away for 11/30/17, please let us know!

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 lunch!

Brookfield School


PTA NEWS

Join PTA! We would love to have you! Membership forms will be available at all offices. Membership is $20 for the school year.


Parents, get ready to have fun at Fall Festival next Thursday starting at 4pm. Note NEW this year is a great raffle organized by PTA! So even if you cannot attend the event you can participate via raffle tickets. The classes are competing for the most raffle tickets sold so please fill out and turn in your raffle tickets this week. We will have more next week on our silent auction items! Please stand by for a great fun filled evening October 26th from 4:00 pm – 7:30 at the Elementary campus.

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.
Important Fall Festival News:
BROOKFIELD PTA FALL FESTIVAL 2017 Thursday October 26th 4 - 7:30 pm
Put on your dancing shoes! This year the kids can be warm and cozy at our Spooky Halloween Dance located in the great room Dancing is not your thing!

We've got you covered with our Euro Bungee Jump, Rock Climbing Wall and many other amazing outdoor activities.

Parents we did not forget about you! We will have exciting items in our Silent Auction including the Art Pieces that your children have been working so hard on.

To make our Auction successful we are hoping to get a donation from each Brookfield Family of 2 bottles of wine ($10 suggested value).

Donations will be accepted from October 9-24. Look for our beautiful Red Wagon at the front gate. Here are some of the items that you'll get the opportunity to bid on this year at our Silent Auction:

  • 2 Night Stay at the Incline Village Hyatt Resort+$200 dinner certificate at the Lone Eagle Grill.
  • $500 Dinner certificate at the Crystal Bay Steak & Lobster House + and a round trip Chauffeured ride for 2 couples from the Reno Area to Crystal Bay
  • Parking space (3 for Elementary and 2 for TLC)
  • Ski packages
  • Hotel packages
  • Skin care treatments
  • Entertainment and Dinner Packages
Fire On The Mountain - All Wrapped Up - Whispering Vine - Java Ship Coffee Truck - Batch Cupcakery

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE BROOKFIELD PTA!

BROOKFIELD PTA FALL FESTIVAL 2017 RAFFLE


You don't need to be present to win!

Proceeds will go to the Brookfield School PTA Dream Fund Raffle items include:

  • 2 night stay at the GSR +Dinner Certificate at Charlie Palmers
  • 2 night stay at the Plaza Resort Hotel +$100 Dinner at Campo
  • $100 Dinner Certificate La Famiglia Whispering Vine Package including Wine Tasting and Wine.
  • $100 Dinner Certificate 4th Street Bistro
  • $100 Certificate at Bighorn Olive Oil.
  • $75 Dinner Certificate Briscola Italian Restaurant at GSR tickets
$5 a ticket or 5 tickets for $20



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