On October 27, 2016 from 6 - 7 p.m. we will be having our annual International Night. Each year Brent comes together as a community to celebrate our diversity and background. There is amazing food from various countries; Friends, fellow parents, and Brent kids dressed up in saris, lederhosen, waving flags — you name it! International Night offers up a POTLUCK dinner with food from around the globe for everyone to enjoy and includes the fabulous Kid’s International Fashion Show, international dances, and more! To make this a fabulous and educational evening for our students we are asking for help with the following (please mark accordingly on this spreadsheet)
With Halloween approaching, please remember that Brent is a nut-free school. We have several students with life-threatening nut allergies so it is critical that no food products containing nuts are brought into the building. We also strongly recommend that parents not pack candy in lunch boxes. Finally, please remind your child that students are not allowed to share or trade food during the school day. By complying with Brent’s nut free policy, we can keep all our kids safe while at school!
We’re in week 4 of the PTA Annual Fund Drive. Our goals are $100,000 and 100% Family Participation. If you haven’t given, please contribute today: put a check in the PTA lock box in the front office or donate online at http://bit.ly/BrentFund. And ask your employer about matching your contribution!
Brent will conduct the first mailing of box tops by November 1st. Please make sure that box tops are in an envelope or plastic baggie with child’s name, teacher and number of box tops. Our goal this year is $1,000. If we earn $1,000 or more we will receive a Bonus Check from Box Tops for Education.
On Monday, November 7, Brent will have its annual enrollment audit day. Beginning at 9 a.m. students will be counted in their classrooms by an independent team of enrollment auditors. Through this process, Brent’s enrollment is verified. Please make sure your child attends school on November 7! Brent’s funding depends on making sure all students are counted.
The always amazing Math night is this Thursday! We hope to see you there for Brent’s 9th annual celebration of math with a night of math games for all K-5 families. Pizza will be served at 6:00 and the games begin at 6:30. See the attached flyer for more information. ASL Interpreters will be provided. Come and have sum fun!
On October 27, 2016 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM, we will be having our annual International Night. Each year Brent comes together as a community to celebrate our diversity and background. There is amazing food from various countries; Friends, fellow parents, and Brent kids dressed up in saris, lederhosen, waving flags — you name it! International Night offers up a POTLUCK dinner with food from around the globe for everyone to enjoy and includes the fabulous Kid’s International Fashion Show, international dances, and more!
To make this a fabulous and educational evening for our students we are asking for help with the following (please mark accordingly on this spreadsheet).
1. Since this is a potluck dinner we are asking for volunteers to make/bring a dish from any world culture.
2. We need volunteers to organize the food the evening of October 27 (i.e. putting labels on the food, organizing where the food goes)
3. We need many volunteers to bring in artifacts from various cultures and to label/organize those artifacts so our students can experience more than just a culture's cuisine but rather learn about a culture through it's history.
4. We need volunteers to set up as well as clean up from the event.
5. We are asking for students to be a part of the International Fashion Show by dressing in apparel from their culture as well as students and/or adults to perform music from their culture
If you are interested in helping or having your child participate in the Fashion Show or perform a cultural piece of music please email Mr. Krohn no later than Monday October 24.
On Friday morning, the Brent Bears had a school-wide assembly to read and review the school-wide rules. Download them here. Principal Young encourages everyone to take time to review them with your child(ren). Ask lots of "why" questions, like, "why is it important for everyone to try their best and to not say 'I can't.'" This should create opportunities for rich discussions.
Please note that the General PTA meeting is on a different day this week. It will be on Thursday, October 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All are welcome. Pizza and free child care are provided by the PTA.
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Math Night is coming Thursday, October 20! It’s time to get together and celebrate the wonders of mathematics at Brent’s 9th annual Math Night. Come join us in the cafeteria on October 20, 6-7:30 p.m. to play a collection of math games for all K-5 families. Pizza will be served at 6 p.m. Please note, Math Night was originally scheduled for October 13, but the date did not add up. Look in the Tues News next week for more information.
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