Greenbrook Elementary School
Principal's Newsletter: December 1, 2023
From The Principal: Jodi Mahoney
12/8 is an Early Release Day.
12/22 is also an Early Release Day.
Winter Break is 12/25-1/1. School Resumes on 1/2/24
Did you know that you can follow us on Instagram? @greenbrookelementary
Yearbook Pictures Wanted!
Attention Greenbrook Families! The Yearbook Club is asking for your photos from any Greenbrook events (like Gator Gathering and Trunk or Treat). Please email your photos to email@example.com. Thank you!
FOOD DRIVE 12/1-12/12
Greenbrook's Spirit & Pride Group is running a Food Drive to benefit the South Brunswick Food Pantry. We are in need of the following items!
Please consider making donations to help those in our community. The drive runs from 12/1/23 through 12/12/23. We appreciate your generosity!
~Mrs. Beck, Ms. Griffin & The Members of Spirit & Pride
SIGN UP for MY SCHOOL BUCKS
MY SCHOOL BUCKS is the payment method for all things school related (FIELD TRIPS, TECHNOLOGY, LUNCH ACCOUNTS).
We are getting ready to send students on FIELD TRIPS. Permission slips and Payment is done via MY SCHOOL BUCKS.
Please create an account if you haven't already. https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/getmain?requestAction=home
Register for FIREFLY AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS
The last session for the Fall Sports Club is Nov. 28th for MULTI-SPORTS and Nov. 29th for Basketball.
Register for the next session here: https://www.fireflyclubs.com/greenbrook. Register by Dec. 1
Next session starts on Dec. 5 for Multi-Sports and Dec. 6 for Basketball.
Firefly hopes to bring back tennis later this year.
Important Health Updates from Nurse Bethany
Any medication that the school nurse is to administer to students is to be handed directly to the nurse by the parent or guardian ONLY, no exceptions. Elementary students are not permitted to carry medications on them in school at any time. A student’s unauthorized possession of medication presents a potential safety hazard in the school environment. For further information please see the Medication Policy below.
Flu season is here, it is encouraged to get your childs yearly flu vaccination if you have not done so already. If you get your child immunized against the flu this year, please send in or email me an updated copy of immunizations to Bethany.Monticello@Sbschools.org. **PRESCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY are required to have their flu shots completed by December 31st, 2023 for continued enrollment in the program.**
The nurses office is in need of donations of gently used BOYS sweatpants sizes 6-14 or S-XL. Please do not send in any jeans or shorts.
GB PTO Adopt a Famiy
GB PTO Adopt A Family (Gifts Due December 13)
Our PTO has adopted 4 families for holiday gifts. If you’d like to purchase something, please add your name to the list. There 4 tabs:
OPT in to TEXT messages from SCHOOL MESSENGER
Breakfast and Lunch MENUS
Go to GREENBROOK
Free and Reduced Lunch Forms
Families need to apply every year to receive Free or Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Benefits. If you need to apply for FREE or REDUCED LUNCH, you can find the forms in GENESIS.
If you need help with the forms, please contact Aileen Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org
TECHNOLOGY & DEVICES
If you need a device:
Complete this form: https://forms.gle/82GY1nfPSf334gMS6
If you have a device but...
Lost and Found
Please write your child's name in sweatshirts and jackets and on all water bottles.
Encourage your child to check the LOST and FOUND weekly.
Thank you in advance.
Staying Connected to GB
Here are some ways to stay connected to our school:
2) You are reading Principal's Newsletter via S'more. This contains valuable information to help you prepare your child for this school year and plan for upcoming important events. This newsletter is sent every 2 weeks or so via School Messenger.
3) Follow us at facebook.com/sbsdgb
4) Follow us on Twitter @sbsdgb
5) Also, often your child’s teacher will have a website, weebly or twitter page that they use to communicate and share with you.
Earn $ for our PTO when you shop....
Sign up for BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION (download the app).
It's easy! Just scan your grocery receipts after shopping!