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Monday, October 12

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Mad Science Virtual Show

We are so excited to share a VIRTUAL Mad Science field trip with our Bryan Road families! Teachers will share a link with you to join the fun from 2-3 pm Wednesday (10/14). To allow all families access, we need each family to share one device.


For a more interactive experience, Mad Science recommends having the following items available if possible:


● Quackers: Paper cup, Water, Cotton string (16”), Small cup, Paper clip, Paper towel

● Grand Finale Explosion: Empty water or soda bottle (12-16 oz), Vinegar, Baking soda, Dish soap, Food coloring (optional)

Principal Bohr Shares Needs

Untitled: Oct 7, 2020 4:15 PM
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Boosterthon DanceFit

Time to get our dance on!! Our Buccaneers will be dancing to raise money for our school on Thursday, 10/15, at 2 pm. Teachers will share the Bryan Road DanceFit link for your family to join the fun! All students will participate in the Bryan Road Virtual Dance Fit, regardless of financial participation.


This Thursday is also the last night to accept new pledges! Our goal is to raise $11,000 to support classrooms and student learning by funding teacher grants and we are so close! This year more than ever, we need additional funds to provide an excellent educational experience for all of our students. We completely understand if your family is not in a position to financially support the school right now. You can still be involved by SHARING our fundraiser with friends and extended family online at fun-run.com. We are so thankful for your unwavering support registering your children, sharing the link and donating!


You're Invited to our Fall Festival!

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Reopening Schedule

All Plan B families have received their cohort assignment as WCPSS begins its reopening plan. Remember that beginning 10/26, cohorts A-C in PreK-3 and regional programs will have one week of in-person instruction and two weeks of remote learning. However, all students in grades 4 & 5 will continue remote learning until 11/16. Please see below for detailed information about what this looks like for your family.


Schedule for 10/26 - 11/13

Students in Grades PreK-3 and regional programs:

Cohort A: In-person 10/26 - 10/30; Virtual 11/2 - 11/6 and 11/9 - 11/13

Cohort B: Virtual 10/26 - 10/30, In-person 11/2 - 11/6 (no school 11/3), Virtual 11/9 - 11/13

Cohort C: Virtual 10/26 - 10/30 and 11/2 - 11/6; In-person 11/9 - 11/13 (no school 11/11)

Cohort D: Virtual Academy remains in virtual

All students in grades 4 & 5 remain virtual between 10/26 - 11/13 regardless of cohort.



Schedule for 11/16 - 1/15/2021

Students in Grades PreK-3 and regional programs

Cohort A, B, C: in-person instruction every day except for "WCPSS Remote Learning Days" (see below) 11/18, 11/23 & 11/24 and holidays 11/25 - 11/27

Cohort D: Virtual Academy remains virtual

Students in grade 4 & 5 (in-person dates listed below, all other weeks are virtual):

Cohort A: in-person 11/16 - 11/20 (remote day 11/18), 12/14 - 12/18 (remote day 12/16)

Cohort B: in-person 11/30 - 12/4 (remote day 12/2), 1/4 - 1/8 (remote day 1/6)

Cohort C: in-person 12/7 - 12/10 (remote day 12/11), 1/11 - 1/15 (remote day 1/13)

Cohort D: Virtual Academy remains in remote learning


*WCPSS added one remote day per week beginning the week of 11/16. On these days, all students will be virtual and there will be no live lessons, but students will need to complete work to be marked in attendance*

Safe Return to School

As we prepare to safely welcome our Buccaneers back to in-person instruction, we want you and your family to feel prepared to do the same. As you may expect, school will look a little different than it has in the past. Talking about some of these differences with your child will help as we transition back:


* All students and staff will have their temperature taken before entering the building.

* All students and staff will wear face coverings.

* Students will be socially distanced (or spread out) in the classrooms.

* Students will stay in their classrooms rather than traveling through the building for specials.

* Students will need to wash/sanitize their hands throughout the day!

School Breakfast and Lunch


Families can apply at any time for free or reduced price meals at school, which may also qualify them for other state and federal benefits. Learn more at wcpss.net/meals.


Students in all grade levels can receive a free breakfast and lunch from an operating location until December 31*. Please visit https://www.wcpss.net/food for a list of operating sites. Students are not required to visit their assigned school and do not have to be present to receive meals. The curbside meal service will operate Monday through Friday from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Students will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost! No student ID number required to receive meals. *Or until funding is depleted


Curbside Food Pick Up Location Link

Petey's Praise

Petey's Praise is a platform to praise staff members for their efforts and work in supporting students and families. Please complete this brief form for us to present at our next staff meeting.

School Board - Meet the Candidates

The District 2 Candidate Forum was held and we wanted to share the recording so you can get to know your school board candidates. This forum was hosted in collaboration with District 2 school PTAs as well as the Wake PTA.We are currently navigating uncharted waters in education and now, more than ever, it is essential that we are informed on District 2's School Board candidates.


Here is the link to the District 2 Meet the Candidates Forum

Bryan Road Elementary School

Bryan Road Elementary operates on a traditional WCPSS calendar and will welcome families, with students grades pre-k through fifth grade, in the 2018-2019 school year!


School hours are: 9:15 start and 3:45 dismissal.