Brookside Bulletin

October 2022

Principal's Message

Fall is well underway and the weather is absolutely perfect! Our students have been working hard to make academic progress during term 1 and what a joy it has been to see their successes!

Just a quick reminder that Fall Break will be October 13, 14 and 17 this year. That's right! We will not have school on Monday, October 17 as that will be a Parent Teacher Conference Comp day. Enjoy your 5 day weekend! I hope you enjoy your Fall Break and take some time to rejuvenate and reenergize.

Thank you to each parent, teacher, faculty and staff member, as well as each child for your dedication and commitment to education. We are so blessed to have a supportive Brookside community!

Ms. Jennifer Grant

Important Upcoming Dates

October 12= Last day to submit Reflection entries

October 12= Last day to turn in No Screen Week bingo cards and Term 1 reading challenge papers.

October 12= Lock out drill

October 12= PTA Meeting at 10:30am

October 12= School Community Council Meeting at 11:30am

October 12= Last Day of 1st Term

October 13, 14, and 17= Fall Break: No School

October 18= First Day of 2nd Term

October 18-21= Book Fair

October 24-28= Red Ribbon Week

October 31= Halloween Parade and Class Parties

November 3= Picture Retake Day

Book Fair: October 18-21

Students and parents are invited to attend the Book Fair before and after school next week. It will open each morning from 8:45-9:15am and again from 3:30-4:00pm. Thank you for your support!

Red Ribbon Week: October 24-28

Our Red Ribbon Week committee has planned and prepared a week full of fun activities to motivate our kids to stay drug and alcohol free. Below is a list of activities.

Monday, October 24

Assembly at 10am

Anti-drug/bullying assembly provided by the Sheriff/Police department

Tuesday, October 25

Doughnuts on a string eating contest during lunch

Wednesday, October 26

Door decorating contest

Thursday, October 27

Prizes for winners of door decorating contest

Friday, October 28

Wear school colors to school (blue and maroon)

Halloween Parade

We will have a Halloween parade on Monday, October 31st at 2:00pm. Students will parade around the outside of the school. Parents are welcome to come and watch the parade and cheer on our students!

In case of inclement weather, the parade will be moved inside the building and parents are welcome to sit and watch in the gym.

As a reminder, students are not permitted to wear violent or gory costumes. No weapons, real or fake, will be permitted either. If face paint is worn, we must be able to recognize the student.

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