Brewster School Newsletter

January 8, 2016


Welcome Back!

Always remember how important you are to every child!

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Shout Outs

Thank you those of you who acknowledge your colleagues by sending me Shout-Outs.
  • To all staff members for starting the new year with a positive attitude.
  • To Alex for doing the enrichment schedule for the remainder of the year.
  • To Marcia for being our bus caller when it was 1 degree outside.
  • To all of you who covered classes and volunteered to do extra duties when we were short substitutes.
  • To Bonnie and Paula for purchasing our Power Ball tickets so we can be winners!
  • To those of you who changed your schedules for the visit.


  • The Health switch will take place on Monday, January 25th.
  • If you are interested in a Coaching Cycle please complete the paperwork and forward it to me.


  • If the visits next week go as well as yesterday's visit we will be golden. The parent made many positive comments about student engagement. Next week visits are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 1:30 and Friday at 9:30. There are two families scheduled for most of the visits.
  • The testing window for STAR Reading and Math and the Early Literacy test is January 19 - February 5th . The F&P window begins on January 19 and extends through February 11th.
  • Next Friday afternoon's PD will continue to focus on mini-lessons. Holly will continue her work with us. The PD will be held at Lyman and will begin at 1:45. I am working on coverage so teachers can leave about 1:20 in order to make it to Lyman on time. More information will be coming next week.
  • Save the Date - The Relay for Life will be held at the Durham Fair ground on Saturday, June 18th from 4:00-10:00 PM.

School Happenings

Jan 12 - BKPTO @ Brewster 6:00

Jan 13 - BOE meeting @ Korn 7:00

Jan 15 - Early Dismissal/ PD

Jan 18 - Martin Luther King day - District closed