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Weekly News - September 1, 2023
It was lovely to see so many smiling faces as we returned to school. Below are just a few snapshots from our first week. It has been an amazing week!. The children settled in quickly and we are back into our routines!
We thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to working with you during the
2023-2024 school year to continue to build on the safe and positive school community that we have created for our students. We look forward to seeing you at Back to School Night on September 7th.
As always, thank you for your time, commitment and partnership in ensuring your child's success!
Ms. Ponte and Ms. Molloy
Next Thursday evening will be our Back to School Night. On this special night, we request that children not attend so parents and caregivers can fully focus on the the important details for the school year. We look forward to seeing you and sharing more about the exciting plans we have put in place to support our students at Middlebrook.
Grades K-2 parents 6:00-6:45pm
Grades 3-5 parents 7:00-7:45pm
Again, this is a parent ONLY event.
Summer Reading Challenge
Governor's Challenge and the First Selectman's Challenge
We hope you all enjoyed reading many books over the summer, whether it was on the beach, by the pool, or just snuggled up on your couch. If you haven't already, please make sure to complete the survey to be entered into The Governor's Challenge and the First Selectman's Summer Reading Challenge. Click on the link below and enter in all the books you have read this summer and how often you read. You only need to click on the link ONE TIME to complete the survey and it will enter you into BOTH the Governor's Challenge and the First Selectman's Challenge. Participants will receive a certificate within the next few weeks.
Summer Math Challenge
Governor’s Math Challenge
We hope everyone enjoyed practicing their math over the summer! If your child participated, please complete the form below for the Governor's Math Challenge The deadline to be included is September 15th. Summer Math Challenge 2023
CHET Dream Big
The CHET Dream Big! Competition will launch on September 7! This competition is brought to you by the Connecticut State Treasurer’s Office as Trustee of the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). Dream Big! is open to all Connecticut residents in grades K-12.
We need your help to make sure students and their families know about this opportunity to win contributions to their CHET 529 college savings plans!
This year, we will be awarding more than $450,000 in CHET 529 College Savings Plan – Direct Plan (“CHET 529 Direct Plan”) account contributions to students in grades K-12 and technology prizes to schools. For the winning students, we will be awarding:
- Three $20,000 prizes
- 24 $6,000 prizes
- 336 $500 prizes
To enter, students are asked to answer a question in the form of a drawing, essay or video. Younger students will be asked to answer a question focused on improving their communities and the lives of others, and older students will be asked to describe a lesson they’ve learned and how it will influence their future.
Submissions must be uploaded by 5:00 p.m. on November 6. There is no cost to enter. For program details and entry process visit:
Thank you for your support!
The CHET Dream Big! Competition Team
From the Desk of Nurse Jeanne
Dear Middlebrook Parent/Guardian:
Below are links to the Medication Authorization Forms for the 2023-2024 school year.
Food Allergy Management Plan
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your help and cooperation.
Jeanne Hoggatt RN, BSN
Middlebrook Elementary School Nurse
P: 203 452-4412
F: 203 452-4432
As we move closer to the fall, please take the time to fill out the TPS volunteer form for the 2023-2024 school year. All individuals seeking to volunteer in the Trumbull Public Schools must fill out and sign this “School Volunteer Security Check” form prior to beginning volunteering. The form must be completed annually. If you plan on volunteering, please fill out this form. Please keep in mind, every cell of this form needs a response in order to be processed. If a cell does not apply to you, please indicate N/A. We thank you in advance for volunteering! 😊
Monday, September 4
No School; Labor Day
Thursday, September 7
Back to School Night
- Grades K - 2; 6:00 - 6:45 PM
- Grades 3 - 5; 7:00 - 7:45 PM
Friday, September 8
International Literacy Day
Monday, September 11
National Day of Service Remembrance
Tuesday, September 12
Board of Education Meeting; 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 13
Friday, September 15
National Hispanic Heritage Month starts (until 10/15)
Rosh Hashanah Begins
Sunday, September 17
Rosh Hashanah Ends
Monday, September 18
PTA Meeting 7:00pm
Monday, September 25
Tuesday, September 26
Board of Education Meeting; 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 27
Book Fair - during the school day and evening from 6-8pm
Thursday, September 28
Book Fair - during the school day only
Friday, September 29
School Store, grades 1-5
2023-2024 Trumbull Public Schools Calendar
Middlebrook School Hours
Doors open at 8:20 AM
Regular School Hours: 8:35 AM - 3:20 PM
Early Dismissal Hours: 8:35 AM - 1:00 PM
Delayed Opening Hours
2 hour Delay – 10:35 AM – 3:20 PM
2 ½ hour Delay – 11:05 AM – 3:20 PM