August 11, 2017
Dear Bulldog Families,
Our new school year is off to a smooth fantastic start! It certainly takes a team effort to serve our nearly 715 students. We would like to thank our parent volunteers, bus drivers, cafeteria staff, custodial staff, support staff, office staff, teachers, and amazing families. I truly believe that we have the best learning community due to all of these individuals. Throughout the year in our Bulldog Bulletin, we will have a Staff Spotlight so you can get to know some of these people a little better.
This week, actually just three days, students have been engaged in community building and a variety of lessons to build stamina and establish rituals and routines, which will lead to deep learning in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.
We understand that effective communication is an important piece of the home-school partnership. We have sent daily Skylert voice and email messages these first few days of schools in an attempt to chunk the amount of information you need at the beginning of the year. Once we are back in the school routine, the voice calls will only occur periodically with vital information. You will receive a weekly Bulldog Scoop listing important dates on non-newsletter Fridays. Our newsletter, The Bulldog Bulletin, will be published (electronically) on the last Friday of each month. We will also communicate quick learning snapshots via Twitter @NBEbulldogs. The New Britton website also contains helpful information: student handbook, school calendar and more.
Monday, August 14th is our first early-release day. Car riders will be released at 3:15 and bus riders at 3:20. You should expect bus riders home twenty minutes earlier than today. Please remember that we are still getting back into the routine of school and dismissal so this first full week of school things may take a little longer. Our top priority is always student safety.
In reflecting upon the first few days of our new school year, I am filled with awe. Our students are full of wonder, curiosity, and gifts…our teachers are ready to nurture and facilitate this amazing new learning adventure. As always, thank you for partnering with us in education. Have a wonderful weekend!
From the Nurse
From the Office
The NBE staff would like to say THANK YOU to our PTO for a wonderful staff luncheon on our first teacher work day. We would also like to thank the volunteers who assisted us with arrival and dismissal on the first day of school. We appreciate all you do!
From the Cafeteria
You may join your child for lunch beginning September 5th.
Due to the capacity of our cafeteria, the number of parent lunch guests is limited to 2 per grade level. Please call the office at 594-4130 to reserve your seat. Spots are available first come first serve and may be reserved up to a week before the date.
When sending lunch money in with your student, please remember to include the Student ID number on all checks and envelopes.
School Safety Information
PTO Executive Board
Co-President: Leslie Zeisig
Co-President: Lisa Cheney
Vice President: Sarah Fleming
Secretary: Gretchen Gonso
Treasurer: Amy Mason
Email the NBE PTO at mailto:NewBrittonPTO@gmail.com
Click HERE for PTO contact Information, important dates and volunteer opportunities.
Join us for the first PTO meeting on August 21st at 7:00pm in the Media Center@ NBE!
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