Bear Bulletin

March 24, 2017

Spring Break Coming Soon

Reminder: Spring break starts next Friday! We have no school on March 31st or April 3rd-7th.

For a complete list of upcoming BSE events, visit our school calendar by clicking here. For our HSE District Calendar click here. All scheduled half-days and school closings (including Flex Days) can be found on both calendars.

Planning ahead? Click here for the 2017-2018 District Calendar.

*NEW DATE* Kindergarten Open House

Tuesday, April 18th, 5-7pm

12451 Brooks School Road

Fishers, IN

To enroll your child in Kindergarten, click here.

To learn more about Kindergarten Open House, click here.

Cafe Update

Next week our cafeteria will be trying a new vegetable, edamame. We wanted to ensure all families are aware, in the event there are children with legume allergies. If you have any concerns, please contact our school nurse, Mrs. Sweet at (317) 915-4250.

Hot Box Madness

HotBox Pizza is going crazy to help Brooks School Elementary! During the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (March 14 - April 3), schools will get 20% of the sales they generate and the school that produces the most sales will get an extra 5%!

We're currently in 6th place! Don't forget to let Hot Box know you're ordering in support of BSE!

1st Fall Creek Elem

2nd sand Creek Elem

3rd lantern Road Elem.

4th new Britton Elem

5th Thorpe Creek Elem.

6th Brooks School Rd.

7th Geist Elem.

Click here to see the flyer.

Make-A-Wish Spring Carnival

We will have an egg hunt, games, crafts, face painting, silent auction, etc. It is at Hamilton Southeastern High School on April 14th from 5-8:30 PM for only $10 per child. All of our proceeds will go directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. Click here for all of the details.

Honor and Excellence

We would also like to recognize representatives from our SUPPORT STAFF who demonstrate excellence in their work (e.g. custodial services, transportation, food service, technology, grounds, secretarial, instructional assistants, maintenance, accounting, treasurers, school resource officers, nurses, etc.).

Please click here for additional information and criteria.

If you would like to nominate someone for this award, please complete the form on or before March 22, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Moore at Be sure to get your nomination in early - those received after March 22 will not be considered.

Thanks for your help in honoring the excellent work of our support staff!

Survey Link:

10th Annual Geist Half Marathon Registration is Open!


$30 - 5K

$40 - 10K

$55 - Half Marathon

Students that qualify for free or reduced lunch will have their registration fee waived. Please keep in mind the school registration will close on April 30th, 2017.

Click here for tickets. Click here for additional information and our homepage!

Yearbook - Order Now

Reserve your yearbook today! The number of extra books will be limited.

You may pay with cash or check (made payable to Brooks School Elementary), or you can order online by going to (a small service charge will apply to all online orders).

In order to ensure you receive your copy, please preorder by Thursday, March 30th, 2017. Cost: $15 per book. Click here for the order form.

Watch Me Sculpt

Click here for the flyer for our next (and final) session.

Art Room in Need

PLASTIC LIDS: Please save all your plastic lids. We need all sizes and colors. The art room will be creating a collaborative recycled art piece with the lids. We need 100s and 100s!!

CDs & DVDs: The art room needs old CDs, DVDs, etc. for a weaving project that the 3rd and 4th graders are doing.

Thank you for the help☺ Mrs. Flynn

Knights Cheerleader Call-Outs

We welcome all current 4th and 5th grade students to try out for the Knights Travel Cheer Team for the upcoming 2017 season. Tryouts will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 12 pm @ Fishers High School Aux Gym. A mandatory clinic is scheduled for Friday, May 12th from 6 – 8 pm.

Click here for all of the information.

SafeVisitor Reminder

Just a reminder that anyone intending spend time in the school or chaperone a field trip must have a SafeVisitor ID Badge. If you have not yet completed the background check, click here to get started. If you do have your badge, and still have yet to have your photo taken, visit our office any time between the hours of 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM M-F.