ALL SCHOOL EVENTS/NEWS/CALENDAR

Wednesday, September 21st at 8:45 am: First PTA Meeting at Main Campus
Monday, September 26th: TLC Picture Day for Mon/Wed/Fri or full-time students
Tuesday, September 27th: TLC Picture Day for Tues/Thur students
Wednesday, September 28th: Main and Middle School Picture Day – Please wear dress uniform
Friday, September 30th: Main Campus / Middle School PTA Jog-A-Thon

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FRIDAY ASSEMBILIES: The best way to stay current on school events is to attend our weekly assemblies. Join us on Main Campus every Friday at 8:30 am in the Great Room and at TLC every Friday at 9:15 am.

HOT LUNCH: October and November Hot Lunch menus have gone home. Forms are due the Wednesday prior to the week for which you are ordering. All lunch orders are now payable to Brookfield School (cash, check, or account billing). If you would like to order milk, please indicate which days on these lunch forms. Please note that all milk orders are now through Roundabout Catering instead of the school. If you would only like milk, you can fill out a form or call the office.


TLC NEWS

Mark Your Calendars!


September 21st: PTA Meeting 8:45-9:45
September 23rd: Grizzly Bear Assembly
September 30th: Polar Bear Assembly
September 26th: TLC Picture Day for Monday/Wednesday/Friday and Full-Time Students
September 27th: TLC Picture Day for Tuesday/Thursday Students

A Few Important Reminders:


  • Please apply sunscreen prior to drop off each morning. We will reapply in the afternoon.
  • Please label all of your child's belongings with his/her first name and last initial.
  • We are an allergy-aware campus, and as such, please no nut products of any kind.
Thank you all for your continued support!


SPANISH CLUB: Potty-trained TLC students are welcome to join Spanish Club, which will be held on Wednesdays from 8:00 – 8:45 am and Fridays from 3:15 – 4:00 pm. Spanish Club at TLC is $40 a month for one day a week and $68 a month for two days a week. See the office at TLC to sign up.

TLC Picture Day has been scheduled for Monday, September 26th for Monday/Wednesday/Friday and full-time students, and Tuesday, September 27th for Tuesday/Thursday students. There will be a make-up session for individual portraits on a later date; however, the group class pictures will only be taken on September 26th and 27th. Ordering information will be sent home as the date approaches.


MAIN CAMPUS/MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS

For the security and safety of your children, all parents/guardians should have security gate key cards to obtain access to the school campus. Please note that these key cards will access the front and back gate from 7:30 am – 8:30 am and 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Anyone visiting the campus during school hours must enter school through the front gate and check in with front office personnel. If you do not have a key card, you may purchase one in the front office.

Violins For Sale:
½ size Horst Jung "student" with wood bow – light wear and tear $200
Contact kim.aldrich@gmail.com 408-718-7354

1/8 size Breton with wood bow – like new $150
Contact csherven@hotmail.com 775-741-2704

1/8 size Suzuki Made in Japan – great condition $200
Contact Eliza Gilsdorf at 775-309-3402

Main Campus School Picture Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th. There will be a make-up session for individual portraits on a later date; however, the group class pictures will only be taken on September 28th. Ordering information will be sent home as the date approaches.

We make every attempt to accommodate children with special dietary needs, as well as to provide healthy treats for all of our children. To help us accomplish this goal, we would like to suggest an alternative to sugary birthday treats. Some suggestions might be a party favor, an arts and craft project, or a donation of a favorite book to the classroom or library in your child's name. Healthy treats such as a fruit or veggie tray might also be considered. Before planning birthday recognition, please check with the teacher as it will be scheduled during the last few minutes of the day. Thank you so much for your understanding.


PTA NEWS

Join PTA! We would love to have you! Membership forms will be available at all offices and during uniform sales. Membership is $20 for the school year. Plus you can get discounts on used uniforms by joining.


PTA MEETING: The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 8:45 am in the Main Campus in the Great Room. We hope to see you there!

USED UNIFORM SALE: Used uniforms are on sale in the Great Room. Used uniform dresses/skirts are $10 for PTA members, $20 for non-members and other items are $5 for PTA members and $10 for non-members. Blazers are $50 for PTA members and $75 for non-members.

We are proud to announce that the 7th Annual Main Campus and Middle School Jog-A-Thon will be Friday, September 30th. Waivers are required for participation. If you are interested in helping out during this fun event, please contact the PTA. Here is the schedule for the day's runs; we hope you can join your child!

  • 9:30 am 5th – 8th grades
  • 10:00 am 4th grade
  • 10:30 am 3rd grade
  • 11:00 am 2nd grade
  • 11:30 am 1st grade
  • 12:00 pm Pre-1st
Just when you thought Fridays could not get any more fun, PTA is proud to announce the return of Friday Baristas and Friday Popcorn. Parents and students are welcome to join us for coffee, hot chocolate and a variety of breakfast goodies each Friday morning during assembly. Then, join us again at 1:00 pm dismissal time for popcorn and other special treats. Parents can send their children with money to buy for the day or to purchase punch cards for $5, $10, or $20. We also encourage parents to join PTA and volunteer for the Barista and Popcorn stands. These are fun ways to spend time at the school, meet other parents, and get to know the students. Thank you to Mrs. Lane and Ms. Lee for working the Popcorn stand last Friday, and to Mrs. Brodsky and Mrs. Tosun, and Mrs. Rogan for heading up Baristas! We love our parent volunteers!




MAIN CAMPUS ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS:

HOMEWORK CLUB: All students remaining 15 minutes after school dismissal will go to Homework Club.
  • Pre-First and First grade: Monday – Thursday from 3:15 – 3:45 pm
  • Second – Eighth grades: Monday – Thursday from 3:45 – 4:30 pm
SPANISH CLUB: Spanish Club is held Monday through Thursday from 3:30 – 4:00 pm and will be held in Room 4. Spanish Club is for Pre-first to Fourth grades. The cost is $8 per session. You can sign up and get more information in the Main Office.

SPANISH IMMERSION PROGRAM: The Spanish Immersion Program is offered Monday through Thursday from 4:00 – 4:45 pm. The class is geared towards more advanced Spanish-speaking students, and therefore, students should be able to attend all four days a week. Students new to Spanish are recommended to check out Spanish Club prior to joining this program. Please visit the Main Office to sign up and get more information on the class and cost.

LET'S DANCE: Ms. Baran will be teaching our new after school dance program. All grades are welcome. The Dance Club will begin the week of September 12, 2016. Pre-first and First graders dance on Mondays from 3:30 – 4:30. Second and Third graders dance on Wednesdays from 3:30 – 4:30. Fourth – Eighth grade dance schedule is to be determined based on interest. Please visit the main office to sign up and get more information.

TAEKWON-DO: Join Master Robert Wheatley for Taekwon-Do Tuesdays from 3:40 – 4:40 pm in the Great Room! Membership applications are in the front office.

KIDSCAPE IMPROV: Make new friends and have fun while learning important life skills that work on and off the stage! Kidscape Productions helps children build confidence in public speaking and presentations. Pre-1st through 4th grade students are welcome to join them Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm. Enrollment forms are in the front office or online at www.kidscapeproductions.com and use coupon code bmcpro.

JUNIOR LEGO LEAGUE: Everything is AWESOME at Junior Lego League! Students 6 – 10 years old are welcome to join Junior Lego League on Thursdays from 3:45 – 4:45 pm. Please note that this is a progressive program and students are expected to attend each week as our team will be participating in the First Lego League Junior Program. This year's theme is "Creature Craze!" To sign up, visit the office or email Beth Schuler at brookfieldlegoclub@gmail.com. We do require a minimum of 6 students to offer the club, so sign up today!

CHESS CLUB: Chess Club will be held on Fridays in Room 7 from 1:05 – 2:05 pm for 1st – 8th graders. The first class will begin on Friday, September 16, 2016. Please visit the Main Office to sign up or get more information on the cost or specific fall semester dates.

CHOIR: We are excited to add choir to Brookfield's After School Clubs. Brookfield's School Choir will be held three Fridays a month from 1:15 – 2:15 pm with Dr. Flora. The first class is free and will be THIS Friday, September 16, 2016. Please visit the Main Office to get more information.

FRENCH CLUB: French Club will be held once a week on Fridays from 2:15 – 3:00 pm in Room 4. The cost is $10 per session. You can sign up and get more information in the Main Office.

MIDDLE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Coach Aitchison will be holding cross country practice for Middle School students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 – 5:00 pm.

MATH CIRCLE: Math Circle will meet one Saturday a month at Brookfield Middle School. This program is open for any math lovers from the 4th grade up through adults. You do not need to be enrolled in Brookfield to participate. Math Circle will meet from 10:00 – 11:30 am for 4th – 12th grade students and 12:30 – 2:00 pm for teachers and adults. The next meeting will be on October 15, 2016.



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