BRENT NEWS & UPDATES
Tickets are on sale now for Brent’s annual spring gala “A Taste of the Hill” and we are thrilled to invite the Brent Community and fellow friends and family to join us Saturday, March 30th at AJAX DC from 7:00 to 11:30 p.m. Besides superb small plates from local restaurants and wine pairings, the event features music, dancing and fabulous auction items such as vacation stays, dinner events , artwork, sporting events, and creative class baskets. The night is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with fellow parents, administration and teachers.
Proceeds from this event support our wonderful school! Early bird tickets are on sale at BrentGala.givesmart.com or by texting BrentGala to 52182. Buy yours today before prices go up!
Check out Brent's 5th Graders at Ford's Theater http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbEiClbkqdA
Now available under the Parent Resources area of the site - please find grade level specific packets that contain PARCC sample items for both reading and math, along with answer keys for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.
Brent will be hosting its second Family Dance on Friday February 24, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00! This event is being planned by the Diversity Working Group in honor of Black History Month and as a celebration of UNITY within the Brent community. Family members of all ages are invited to come enjoy mingling, high-energy music and dancing, and refreshments in the Brent cafeteria. So, mark your calendar and get everyone together to come have a great time. Admission is free. Note: Students may not be unattended at this event, and as with other evening events, student supervision is their parent’s responsibility.
Volunteers are needed to help make the event a success! If you are interested in volunteering before or during the Family Dance, please use the link to enter your name for a job you feel would be a good fit. Thanks in advance!
Since Brent will host DCPS teachers, Springboard will be closed on Friday, February 17, for Professional Development Day. Springboard will also be closed on Monday, February 20 for President's Day.
Did you pick out some uniform items at the used uniform table or want to donate to the program? You found the place to do it! All donations are given to the school to purchase uniforms for students in need.
The PTA needs your skills to make the magic happen at Brent. Please let us know how you would like to help Brent this year by filling out this survey: www.tinyurl.com/helpbrentbears