Brookside End Of Year Newsletter

Brookside Elementary School- May 2023

Upcoming Events & Information


  • Wednesday, May 24th- All Town Orchestra Concert- (in the evening for orchestra families)

  • Friday, May 26th- 8:45 AM Memorial Day Assembly- past & present military families, 3rd & 4th grade families, and 5th grade chorus families may attend

  • Friday, May 26th- 5th Grade Field Trip to Shaw Farm


  • Monday, May 29th- No School- Memorial Day

  • Wednesday, May 31st- Spring Concert 1:30 PM- Kindergarten- 2nd Grade students are singing in our Spring Concert. K, 1, 2 families are welcome to attend.

  • Wednesday, May 31st- 5:30- 7 PM- BES Art Show/Ice Cream Social- Each K-5 BES student will have a piece of artwork on display at the art show. We will also be scooping Shaw's Farm Ice Cream in the cafe for a sweet treat! Volunteers are need to make this happen-


  • Friday, June 2nd- 3rd Grade Field Trip to Shaw Farm- students will be walking to Shaw Farm. Please make sure your child has on proper footwear & wears sun protection. Rain Date of 5/5.

  • Monday, June 5th- 1st Grade Animal Assembly!

  • Monday, June 5th- BES PTO sponsored Carnival- each grade level will have about an hour and a half outside, where they will enjoy carnival treats and games. More information and Sign Up Genius for volunteers will be shared soon!

  • Tuesday, June 6th- 5th Grade "Move Up Day" & Tie Dye Fun- 5th Graders will walk over to Richardson Middle School. They will meet the administration, teachers, get a tour of the school, and be able to ask questions. In the afternoon, 5th graders will tye dye t-shirts for field day. A few volunteers are needed for the tie die- please email Mrs. Fulton if interested.

  • Tuesday, June 6th- Principal and VP for a Day Winner will take over! All submissions need to be in before the June 2nd drawing!

  • Wednesday, June 7th- 4th Grade Field Trip to Shaw Farm- Please make sure your child has on proper footwear & wears sun protection.

  • Thursday, June 8th- Kindergarten Field Trip to the Zoo- please look out for messaging from the K teachers for more information.

  • Thursday, June 8th- Last Day of Preschool

  • Tuesday, June 13th- Last Day of Kindergarten/K Celebration- 10 AM- Kindergarten Families are invited to join us for a Kindergarten Celebration! This is also the last day of Kindergarten!

  • Wednesday, June 14th- 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony 9:30 AM, BES Cafeteria- 5th grade families are invited to attend!

  • Thursday, June 15th- 4th Grade Field Trip to Chunky's!- there is no outside food allowed. Please look at messaging from the 4th grade teachers.

  • Friday, June 16th- Last Day of School- Early Release 11:20 AM- breakfast & lunch will be served!

Food Drive for Dracut Food Pantry

Monday, May 1st, 8:30am to Wednesday, May 31st, 3:30pm

1560 Lakeview Avenue

Dracut, MA

We are in charge of collecting non-perishable food items for the Dracut Food Pantry this month! Please send in any non-perishable items, which will be collected in the lobby!

5th Grade Events/Notes

  • The 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony is Wednesday, June 14th at 9:30 AM. It will be inside the BES Cafe. All BES families and their guests are welcome. There will be light refreshments after.

  • 5th Graders will be walking to Shaw Farm on May 26th. Please be sure to return your child's permission form.

  • 5th Grade Math MCAS is next Wednesday and Thursday (then 5th graders will be done)

  • 5th Graders will spend the morning on Tuesday, June 6th at Richardson Middle School. They will meet admin, teachers, and get a tour. In the afternoon, they will tye dye their 5th grade shirts back at BES