Bryant Blizzard News

September 12, 2019

It's been a great first full week of learning and growing at Bryant School!

September - Attendance Awareness Month

Big picture

Attendance matters!

Click here for 10 facts about school attendance.

How parents can help:

  • Set a regular bed time and morning routine.
  • Lay out clothes and backpacks the night before.
  • Know Bryant's start/end time and school-year calendar.
  • Don't let your child stay home unless they are truly sick. Keep in mind complaints of stomach ache or headache can be a sign of anxiety and not a reason to stay home.
  • if your child seems anxious about school, talk to teachers, school counselor, and or other parents for advice on how to make them feel more comfortable and excited about learning.
  • Stay in contact - always call, email, or send a note about your child's absence.
  • Develop a back-up plan for getting to school in case something comes up. Call on a family member, a neighbor, or another parent.
  • Plan family trips and medical appointments during school breaks.
  • Provide verification for medical excuses (doctor, dentist, therapy, counseling, etc.)
  • Help your child plan goals and work to achieve them.
Big picture

Breakfast 9/16-9/20

Big picture

Lunch 9/16-9/20

Big picture
School Menu

Click here to view or print the current menu for breakfast & lunch.

District Food Service

Click here for links to apply for free/reduced lunch program, add funds to your student's lunch account, and more resources from our awesome food service.

Bryant PTO


PTO meetings are held every second Thursday of the month at 5:30 in the conference room across from the main office. Please join us! The first meeting of the year will be TONIGHT Thursday, September 12th at 5:30pm.

CLICK HERE for Bryant PTO Facebook Page

Popcorn Fridays

Don't forget your quarters!

The first pop of the year will be

Mrs Mencel's class on Friday, 9/13


Big picture

Box Top News

There are big changes that happened to the Box Top program. Please see the attachment for specific details. To summarize, Box Tops is slowly phasing out clipping. Instead, they are asking parents to download the app and scan receipts when you purchase items that contain Box Tops. You will continue to see Box Tops on your favorite items until all brands have made the switch. Please continue to look for, and clip, those tops!
Big picture

Parent Connection

There are so many ways to get connected at Bryant School! If we didn't get a chance to chat at Smart Start, feel free to email me HERE. Or, better yet, show up to the PTO meeting tonight! If you're wondering how you could get involved, I can hook you up!
Big picture

Reading Challenge

If you didn't get one of these at Smart Start, the file to print at home is below. Or you can also pick up a hard copy on the bulletin board in the main entry. Work on this reading challenge at your own pace at home. You can have fun making combos. When all of the circles are colored in, turn it in to the main office and I will come to your classroom with a book cart for you to choose a brand new book from Scholastic!
Big picture

Spirit Wear Orders

This year's Bryant Spirit Wear is ready to be ordered. Order forms were sent home with your students.

All orders are due by, Friday, September 20th.

Checks can be made out to Bryant Elementary.

Big picture
Big picture

2019/20 School Year Time Changes

Bryant school will be starting at 8:55am and ending at 3:27pm.

Before and After School Care through the Superior School District and the Superior Douglas County Family YMCA will still start at 7:00am and end at 5:30pm (no change), and the cost of programming will not change. Scholarships are available for families who may be in need of financial assistance. Registration for before and after school care can be found at the link below.

Before and After School Program Registration

Register for the 2019-2020 school year. The Before and After School Programs strive to expand opportunities for positive youth development through high-quality, affordable academic enrichment & wellness activities outside the traditional school day.

Bryant Events

CLICK HERE to view the Bryant calendar!

CLICK HERE for Bryant's Facebook page!

Upcoming Dates:

9/12 - PTO Meeting at 5:30pm

9/13 - Mrs. Mencel's Popcorn Friday

9/20 - Spirit Wear Orders Due

10/21-10/25 - Scholastic Book Fair

10/22 & 10/24 - Conferences

Big picture

District Happenings

District Employment Opportunities

To view all District Employment openings CLICK HERE. Recent postings include an after school team leader, custodial/maintenance, student assistants, special education assistants, parent involvement coordinator, food service positions, and bus drivers needed.

Community Flyers

Click to view or print all of the community flyers on the district bulletin board.

Community Flyers on Web Page:

  • Strengthening Families
  • SBA Travel Basketball
  • Just for Kix Dance
  • Sterling Silver Studio
  • Superior Youth Wrestling
  • Duluth Gitch Soccer
  • Fall YMCA
  • Sips & Slices
  • Douglas County 4H
  • Hartley Happenings
  • Superior Public Library WDSE Birthday Party
  • Children's Outerwear Giveaway
Big picture

Bryant Elementary School

Bryant Principal - Matt Amerson, ext 20110
School Secretary - Anne Schultz, ext 20100
Counselor - Carrie Hennessey, ext 20228

School Nurse - Nicole Rusk, ext 20103