Willie Brown Elementary News

September 16, 2016

House Point Winners

Congratulations to this fabulous group of students! We appreciate you showing good character at school!

Mansfield Book Festival

Saturday, September 17, 2016 Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts

Young Adult Author Panels • Kid Chef Cooking Demo • Writing Workshop • Storybook Costume Parade • Storytelling • Illustrator Draw-Off • Book Sales • Author Signings • Makerspace

Follow us for more information & updated author information Website: mansfieldbookfest.weebly.com Facebook: Mansfield Book Festival Twitter: @MansfieldBkFest Instagram: mansfieldbookfest

Read-A-Thon Fundraiser

Please support us in our fundraiser!

Willie Brown Elementary needs your help. Thank you for creating your personal Read-a-thon page. We need everyone to use the Read-a-thon tools to get support for our reading project. Please go to the link below, enter your secret code (found on handouts sent home), and follow the simple steps to share your Read-a-thon Page.


College/University Day - Wednesday

Wear college/university gear!

3rd Grade Field Trip Thursday

The MISD Fine Arts Department is bringing all MISD 3rd graders to the Center for Performing Arts on Thursday for a showing of "Three Billy Goats Gruff" by the Fort Worth Opera. Ohh la la!

No School Friday

There is no school for students on Friday, September 23rd.

Kirk Franklin in Concert - tickets on sale at WBE!

GTen-time Grammy Award winner Kirk Franklin will be performing on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at 8 p.m. at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts.

The concert will feature select MISD choir students and the All-District High School Gospel Choir as the opening acts. Also performing will be a collective choir from Mansfield area churches.

All proceeds will benefit the MISD Center Arts Program, which brings in art performances and cultural events to the students of MISD and the community.

Tickets can be purchased at WBE! Get your tickets before they are gone!

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • $55 - Orchestra Sections 100-102 and 200-204
  • $45 - Parterre Sections 300-304
  • $35 - Lower Mezzanine Sections 400-405
  • $25 - Upper Mezzanine Sections 500-505

Seat Map - Orchestra & Parterre Sections | Seat Map - Mezzanine Section

Get directions to the MISD Center for the Performing Arts here.

Ben Barber Grand Re-Opening Ceremony

You're invited to attend the grand re-opening and dedication ceremony of Ben Barber Career & Technology Academy (1120 West Debbie Lane, Mansfield, TX 76063) on Monday, Sept. 19 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. that will unveil the numerous renovations and additional programs being offered in fall 2016.

Students and parents of ALL grade levels can benefit from seeing the great opportunities that are provided at Ben Barber Career & Technology Academy!

Renovations include:

  • Three new culinary kitchens
  • A brand new Savvy's Bistro restaurant
  • Additional welding shops
  • A machine shop for our new Computer Numeric Control (CNC) program
  • A "living" hospital (complete with state-of-the-art patient care manikins)
  • A new pharmacy
  • A new video production lab
  • A new print shop
  • A more secure entry for the front of the building

For more information about Ben Barber Career & Technology Academy, please visit the website.

Book Fair Coming Soon!

Book Fair dates: October 3 - 7, 2016

Shopping hours: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Special activities: Dads and Donuts - October 5 & 6, 7:00-8:00am

If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/williebrown . Our online Fair is available from September 24 to October 7, 2016.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.

Follow Us on Facebook

WBE has a Facebook page and we want you to follow us! Important reminders and other fun stuff gets posted regularly! https://www.facebook.com/WillieBrownElementary/

WBE PTA also has a page! https://www.facebook.com/Willie-Brown-Elementary-PTA-143847195754576/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf