Comet Connection

March Edition

Early Release and Conferences

Remember this week is Parent Teacher conference Week! Wednesday, March 2 is a Digital Learning Day/Early Release day and Thursday, March 3rd students will be dismissed from school at 12:50 PM.
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Pictures Available for Purchase Online

To view and/or order photos from Fall and Spring, visit TSS Photography's search page: https://orders.tssphotography.com/QPPlus/search/2/tss

If you have your student's photo "proof" in hand, click to search by PIN and then enter the PIN and the last name on the card.

If you don't have a copy of the proof, click to search by Event Name, type in Britt, and click search. Choose the Fall or Spring event, and then complete the request for a PIN to be sent to you via email. TSS Customer Service folks will review the request and send the information when approved.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact Customer Service via phone or email, located here: https://tssphotography.com/lawrenceville-ga/contact-us

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All Pro Dads

Our Next All Pro Dad meeting will be Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 7:30am. Please be sure to RSVP so that we can order/purchase an accurate amount of light refreshments that will be served.

RSVP

Walton EMC Empowerment Grant

Congratulations to Ms. Falocco for winning a Walton EMC Empowerment Grant for her Computer Science special!

Third Grade Intramurals

Britt Elementary is offering a 6-week intramural program for 3rd Graders before school on Thursdays from March 10 April 28. This program serves as an extension of the physical education program by providing students the opportunity to participate on an informal, voluntary basis. Activities may include individual and team sports. Students in the third grade who wish to participate must have transportation provided to the school. The program will begin at 7:35 a.m. and conclude at 8:15 a.m. Students will go to their classrooms when the bell rings at 8:20 a.m. and be able to eat breakfast. More Information....
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Tapestry Arts

Gwinnett’s best young artists will be in the spotlight from February 25 through March 23, during Gwinnett County Public Schools’ (GCPS) Tapestry event. GCPS’ annual celebration of the arts takes place at the school district’s headquarters, which is located at 437 Old Peachtree Rd. NW in Suwanee. Visitors to the school district’s J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center (ISC) can roam the student art exhibit, seeing firsthand how the lessons from Gwinnett’s award-winning fine arts teachers come to life through student artwork. All guests to the ISC must follow masking guidance in place at the time of their visit and maintain distance from other visitors whenever possible. (Based on guidance for the week, masks will be either required or recommended. Weekly mask guidance is shared with families and staff on Monday afternoons.)

Over the course of three-and-a-half weeks, the ISC’s lobby area will be transformed into an art museum filled with paintings, drawings, three-dimensional art, mixed media, pottery, jewelry, and two-dimensional art— all created by Gwinnett students. The student artwork will rotate by cluster during the exhibit. Tapestry is open to the public during business hours during the week and during designated weekend hours. Building hours are:

  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • NO artwork will be displayed the weekend of March 5 – 6, 2022.

The exhibit dates are:

February 25 – March 3: Participating schools in the Brookwood, Collins Hill, Norcross, North Gwinnett, Shiloh, and South Gwinnett clusters, as well as Paul Duke STEM High School, Oakland Meadow, and Gwinnett Online Campus

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Tutor.com is available for GCPS students

In partnership with the Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL), GCPS provides Tutor.com as an online tutoring resource for students. For more information visit the GCPS Tutor.com web page .

Mark your calendar for upcoming events:


February 28 to March 4: Parent-Teacher Conferences

March 2: Digital Learning Day

March 3: Early Release Day-- school ends at 12:50

March 10,17 & 31 - 3rd Grade Intramurals

March 18: School Council Meeting

March 22: Digital Learning Day

March 21: Student of the Month Breakfast

March 21-25: Book Fair

March 22: Book Fair and Spring Fling

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School Hours: 8:50-3:20


Arrival begins at 8:20 am

Car Rider and Walker drop-off 8:20 to 8:45 am

Breakfast pick-up 8:20 to 8:50 am

The school start bell rings at 8:50-- Parents must come inside to check in their child after this time.


Dismissal begins at 3:20 pm.

Car Rider and Walker Dismissal 3:20 to 3:45 pm


Students checked out after 3 pm may be delayed until all dismissal processes are completed.


Office Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm