Bear Bulletin

Friday: December 17, 2021

BSE Families,

We want to wish you the best for this winter break and holiday season. May your family be safe and healthy during this time away from school. As administrators of Brooks School Elementary, we thank you for your support and communication this past semester. Our ultimate goal is for all students to feel successful and safe. We look forward to next semester and can't wait to see all students grow.

Mr. Hoog and Mrs. Kussy


Please click here to access the district calendars for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. For the BSE calendar of events, click here.

Upcoming dates of interest:

  • SCHOOLS CLOSED - December 20th through January 3rd. See you on January 4th!

Library Volunteer SignUp

Interested in helping out in the library? Click here.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) at BSE

Please see below for the focus for each grade level's lessons. If you have questions regarding Second Step or SEL in general, please reach out to Mrs. Thorne.

COVID-19 Reporting During Break

As a reminder, school buildings will be closed during Winter Break. If you need to report a Covid situation regarding your student, please use the Online Reporting Tool, the link is below. There may be a delay in response while on Winter Break, but someone will contact you for more information.

Texas Roadhouse

Thank you to everyone who participated in our PTO's Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser and congratulations to our top sellers, Colson & Dalton!

Holiday Lights Recycling Drive

Hamilton Southeastern Schools Holiday Lights Recycling Drive

  • Bring in your unwanted strands of holiday lights from December 1 – January 14
  • Place in the collection box

Please help keep our planet green!

Leave a R.A.V.E. Review

  • Do you know an employee who makes HSE Schools a better place for others?
  • Do you know someone who exemplifies the Mission of HSE Schools?
  • Have you observed an employee who goes above and beyond their job responsibilities/duties to make a difference?

These individuals deserve a “R.A.V.E Review.

We recognize and appreciate that Hamilton Southeastern Schools has some of the most talented and dedicated employees. Every HSE staff member has an important role, responsibility and stake in the safety, security, and success of our students.

The goal of the R.A.V.E. (Recognizing All Valuable Employees) Review is to identify and honor those, in their contributions and service to HSE Schools, exemplify our mission.

Mission Statement

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, as a forward-thinking school district, provides excellence in education and opportunities to ensure the success of each and every student, to become a responsible citizen and to positively influence an ever-changing world community.

Nomination Rules:

Staff, students, and community members can nominate HSE employees. All staff are eligible for nomination. To submit a R.A.V.E Review, fill out a quick and easy online form and share why the individual is a 5-Star employee.

All recipients will receive a R.A.V.E Review window cling to proudly display their nomination in their workspace (see attached picture), a certificate and recognition letter with their review. One employee will be selected in a random drawing by the Hamilton Southeastern Education Foundation for a $100 gift card each month!

Please note, employees can be recognized multiple times and will receive their reviews, but they will not be eligible for more than one window cling or certificate. In addition, recipients are only eligible to win the HSEF prize drawing once per school year.

To nominate someone for a R.A.V.E Review, click here.

PTO Newsletter for December

Click here to read all about what your PTO has been up to and/or has planned.

In this issue:

  • Math & Science Night is back!
  • Art to Remember
  • Staff Appreciation update
  • A dinosaur and a scooter
  • Spirit Wear
  • PTO Dates

Community Insider

Looking for local events? Check out HSE’s Community Insider (CI). The CI is a resource for both HSE families and community partners. It not only provides a space to post information about events, camps, and other educational programs. It also offers the opportunity to find upcoming activities in and around Hamilton County.