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!
This school year, there has been a shift in the earning morning bells. Now, the first warning bell rings at 8:40 a.m. and school start bell rings at 8:45 a.m. This shift in time allows for staff to participate in additional collaborative meetings.
Brent PTA’s Annual Fund Drive is kicking off next Monday, October 3rd. Our goal is 100% Family Participation to raise $100,000. No gift is too big or too small. The PTA funds important programs at Brent, including:
So get your credit cards and checkbooks ready! Ask your employer if they will match your contribution. If you want to help out with the drive, send Annual Fund CoChairs Cara Spaccarelli, Christy Leavitt, and Kevin Reger an email at BrentAnnualFund@gmail.com or find us on the playground.
Welcome to the new brentelementary.org! We hope you will find the new site easy to navigate, informative and visually appealing. The new site will also work well on mobile devices, so feel free to check out your class page, read the latest announcements or shop the Brent store from your phone or tablet. Please take a look around and let us know what you think, what you'd like to see or what's missing.
At the September 14 PTA meeting Principal Young walked through recently released PARCC data but also the other in-house assessments used by Brent. If you weren’t able to attend or want to reference the slides, you can view or download here. Thanks to all who attended and mark your calendar for the next meeting on Wednesday, October 12.
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