The Paw Print

May 15-19, 2023

A Message from your Principal

We are nearing the end of the school year with less than 25 days to go. Remember to keep an eye on those emails from school as we plan special events and end of the year activities.

LUNCH WITH A LUCKY ONE has been scheduled for Friday, May 26 at your child's lunch time. See the invitation below for the details.

Have a wonderful week. GO BEARS!

Mrs. Fisher

Mark Your Calendars

Monday - May 15

2:15 - Chess Masters

Tuesday - May 16

Running Club at recess (weather permitting)

6:00 - OCDE Cyberbullying Webinar (see Information below)

Wednesday - May 17

1:15 Early Release

Thursday - May 18

Running Club at recess (weather permitting)

Friday - May 19

LAST Bear Hug Store (new date)

2:15 - Ice Cream Sales (weather permitting)

Family Movie Night: Lilo & Stitch

Coming up...

5/23 - School Site Council Meeting @2:45 via Zoom


5/29 - NO SCHOOL

6/2 - Flag Ceremony; ELAC Meeting (via Zoom)

6/5 - Last PTA Meeting

6/7 - Dine Out: Blue Scoop

6/9 - Minimum Day (12:45 Dismissal)

6/15 - LAST DAY of School (12:00 Dismissal)

SSC Meeting

SSC Meeting #4

Brookhaven Elementary School

School Site Council Agenda

Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Zoom (registration link below)

  • Review and Adopt Proposed Agenda (motion required)

  • Review and Approve Minutes (motion required)

  • Benchmark review

    • What activities were implemented?

    • What activities were not implemented?

    • Does the benchmark data indicate progress is being made toward meeting the established goal(s)?

  • Review and Approve proposed site LCFF/LCAP Budget for 2023-24.

  • Review and Approve proposed Centralized Categorical Budget for 2023-24.

  • Intent to Serve in 2023-24.

  • ELAC/DELAC report

  • Public Comment

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

ELAC Meeting

Dear Parents or Guardians of English Learners,

We would love for you to participate in our fourth and final English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) meeting of the 2022-2023 school year. We will discuss the Parent & Family Engagement Policy and CALPADS/Census Data (see the attached agenda below). We truly value your participation and input.

The fourth ELAC meeting is scheduled for June 2, 2023 from 10:10-10:40 a.m. via 1zoom. This will be our LAST ELAC meeting of the year. The link for the meeting is:

We hope to see you there.

Thank you for your support,

Laura Fisher

Principal, Brookhaven Elementary

ELAC Agenda

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, the Orange County Department of Education Bullying Prevention Program will be hosting a virtual parent presentation focused on social media trends, information literacy, privacy and security, addressing and reporting cyberbullying, and parent/child communication.

Cyberbullying and Digital Drama: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy, and Healthy in the Digital Age will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. In our ever-changing world with a lot of time being spent on digital devices, it is important to keep the conversation going about what parents can do to support their children in the complex environment of online learning and socializing.

To register: visit and Zoom information will follow. Please feel free to share this information with families and community members. Contact: Jacquie Johnson, Project Liaison, at 714-966-4473 or

6th Grade Dates to Remember

June 9 - 6th Grade Party

June 14 - 6th Grade Promotion in MPR

June 15 - Last Day/Minimum Day (12:00 Dismissal)

11:45 Clapout

12:00 Dismissal

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Kids Heart Challenge

Our Kids Heart Challenge is off to a great start, and we are learning how to keep our hearts and minds healthy! We are encouraging all families to learn the steps to Hands-Only CPR through Finn’s Mission. Join our online team and get started today! Plus, it can help us win the Classroom Challenge! Thank you for all your HEART work supporting our school and the American Heart Association!

Next Steps:

  1. Register/Log In at or on the FREE Kids Heart Challenge App for Apple or Android
  2. Complete Finn’s Mission: Watch a 2-minute video to learn Hands-Only CPR, learn how to spot the warning signs of a stroke, and so much more!
  3. Share with friends and family through social media, text, e-card, and email.


  • The classroom with the most participation (students registered) will receive a BONUS XL Frankie keychain for each student and the teacher will receive an Amazon gift card!
  • Every student who raises $50 will get to Silly String the Principal!
  • Every student who completes Finn’s Mission will get an EXTRA RECESS!

Check out the current Teacher Leaderboard (below). Thank you for supporting our school and joining Finn in his mission to have 1.8 million families across the country learn Hands-Only CPR this year!

All donations are due by May 26.

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Brookhaven PTA

PTA Reminders

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