Broad Street Newsletter

December 2021

A message from Ms. Alexander, Principal

It's hard to believe we are entering the month of December. As I take a moment and reflect on the year to date I'm thrilled we have been able to have students in the building consistently since the start of the school year. Even more exciting is - our students are growing! They are growing as independent workers, readers, writers and mathematicians. I know you had the opportunity to meet with your child's teacher during parent-teacher conferences to discuss your child's progress and additional information will be shared through Progress Reports which will be coming home on December 8th . As a reminder, our prioritized curriculum is based on end of the year goals so the progress report will communicate your child's progress towards these grade level goals. As always, if you have questions do not hesitate to reach out to your child's teacher.

Important Dates


  • 1 - End of Trimester 1
  • 8 - Elementary progress reports sent home
  • 22 - Professional Development Day - NO SCHOOL for students
  • 23 - 31 - Winter Break - NO SCHOOL


  • 3 - School in Session
  • 11 - Picture Re-Take Day
  • 14 - Student Alternative Learning Day
  • 17 - Martin Luther King Recess - NO SCHOOL

April13 - Hurricane Make up day -- School IS in session

Specialist Spotlight - Library

Hello! I’m Sarah George and I am the librarian at Broad Street and Upper Allen. In 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade we focus on helping kids be excited about reading. I encourage students to choose books they want to read—the kinds of books that will make them want to read more! At the primary level some students might be able to read their library books independently; some students might need someone else to read their books to them. During students’ library special we also do lessons on research, coding, and digital citizenship. Sometimes I teach lessons with classroom teachers in their classrooms. We might do a STEM challenge, further our knowledge about research, or work together to learn more about how to use an app for learning. Libraries today are a dynamic places and Mrs. Sabatini, our library aide at Broad Street, and I work together to provide the best service possible to Broad Street students, teachers, and families. If you ever have a question for me feel free to reach out on Seesaw or send me an email at

Lost & Found

There is now a lost and found table in the lobby. Every year we end up donating LOTS of items to Operation Wildcat due to things being unclaimed. You can help prevent this by labeling your child's coats, sweatshirts, water bottles and lunchboxes.

Lifetouch Re-take Picture Day

Re-take day is January 11th. We will not be having spring pictures this year.

If your child was absent on picture day, they will have their picture taken the morning of January 11th. If purchasing photos, you may send in your purchase order form along with payment and Mrs. Bradley will hold on to it for picture day.

Once photo packages come in, they will be passed out to the teachers to be sent home. If you need to have your child's photo re-taken, the purchased photo package should be returned and will be given to the photographer on January 11th. You may also send those in to the office ahead of time with a note saying you want to have the picture re-taken. I will hold on to these so that we make sure the photo is re-taken.

Counselor Corner

Remember to check-out my school counseling website for resources and information about my school counseling program at Broad Street!

I will also be continuing my monthly newsletter and this year's focus is all about Social and Emotional Learning! Click here for my December newsletter.

Here is a GoogleSurvey for you to provide feedback about how you want to learn more about the school counseling program.

Broad Street PTO

PTO Meeting for December is CANCELLED.

See you in January!

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