Brantner Elementary Newsletter

08/15/2021

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Bus Riders

We have a large number of students going to the bus in the afternoons without masks. REMEMBER no mask = no bus and parents WILL be called to come and pick their students up from the office.

Parents are more than welcome to send in a box of disposable masks to keep in the classroom for their students. Please make this arrangement with your child's teacher.

Water bottles

Please send your student to school each day with a water bottle.

School Hours

REMEMBER NO SCHOOL ON MONDAYS!

School doors will open at 7:35, as buses will be dropping students off, parents may also choose to drop students off at this time, as well.

The official start of school is at 7:50am, any student arriving after 7:50am will be considered “tardy.” This will also free up some congestion in our drop off zone, so there is a wider window for drop off, but also allows quality time for students to enjoy their peers, eat breakfast, and not be rushed to settle in for the learning day.

Students’ days will end at 3:30pm. It is important to note that our playground will be closed before and after school, as there will not be any staff on duty.

***Preschool’s schedule will be slightly different. Please wait for communication from your child’s teacher.

Drop Off & Pick Up

Click HERE to view the drop off and pick up information.

Student Fees

Student Fees can be paid online here https://www.sd27j.org/Page/9025

or by check/cash in the office.


Kindergarten Supply Fees can not be paid online. Please give this payment to your child's teacher or the office.

School Supplies

School supplies can be found on our Brantner webpage at Brantner School Supplies


**There will be no community supplies, as to protect and be mindful of germs, so please send items in with your child’s name.**

Cub Care

At Brantner, we do offer before and after school child care. For more information, please see the 27J website or email the Child Care Manager, Alexis Garcia for more information: agarcia@sd27j.net

Student Masks

Families will have their own choice as to whether or not their child will wear a mask at school. If you have specific concerns or health needs, please let your child’s teacher know.

****If your child will ride the bus to/from school, they WILL be REQUIRED to wear a mask while in route to/from school*****


***This is subject to change, depending on CDPHE and Tri County Health regulations.***

Free Breakfast & Lunch for ALL Students

The 2021-2022 Free and Reduced Application is now available online. Submit your application today!

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended several waivers through June 30, 2022. This will allow school nutrition programs to serve FREE meals to ALL students for the 2021-22 school year.

Although meals will be free of charge this school year, a new free and reduced meal application must be submitted each school year per household.

Filling out a free and reduced meal application each year will benefit not only your family but also Brantner Elementary. The free and reduced meal application determines whether a family qualifies to have transportation and any school & sports fees waived.

If you are unable to complete the online form, a paper application for free and reduced meals is available at the Nutrition Services Office (630 S 8th Ave., Brighton)

Parent Visitors

At the present moment, visitors will need to wear a mask or show a valid vaccine card at the office, while on school property. We would absolutely love for parents to volunteer, however, ask that all sessions are pre-planned with your child’s teacher and scheduled, so that we can minimize the amount of outside adults in classrooms.


At this time, we can not accommodate parents coming in and eating lunch in our cafeteria; however, we are anticipating bringing this practice back, and will let families know when this becomes available. Parents are certainly welcome to continue to bring in lunch and drop it with our office staff and we will see to it that your child receives it on their way to their lunch. For specific lunch times, see your child’s teacher’s Back to School Information document.

Brantner Swag

Click HERE to order new Brantner gear!

Medical Forms

Click on the link below to print off Medical Forms for your Dr. to fill out.

Medical Forms

Watch Dog Volunteers Needed

Brantner is a wonderfully unique school, where we partner with family members to help keep the inside and outside of our building safe. We have a resident Watch Dog, Roger Lance, a grandparent of a Brantner student, who helps oversee this program.

To volunteer for this, simply call the office and share your availability! We will provide you with a vest and radio.

Time Commitments-

Any time frame before, during, or after school.

Any time length that works for your schedule.

We would love to have you!

Birthday Treats

All treats need to be store bought-no homemade treats will be allowed to be passed out. Please arrange bringing birthday treats in with your students teacher.

***Be advised that all information is subject to change, depending on CDPHE and Tri County Health regulations.***