Week of April 18, 2022

MAP Testing

The Spring MAP testing will start tomorrow. You should have received your child's information from the classroom teacher. Each student has a growth goal they will be working towards. As a parent, you can remind your child to show their best effort and take their time. The information will be sent to you once the MAP window closes. Our goal is for every student to show a year's growth.

Mrs. K's Counseling Corner

Week of April 18, 2022

"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Our "Essential 36" manner of the week: “Be aware of others’ feelings.”

  • Ms. Cordell’s kindergarten class rocked the announcements last week! This week, Mrs. Jost’s kindergarten class will assist.

  • For fun family activities around the area, click on this week’s edition of Kids Out and About. You can also sign up for their weekly newsletter.

  • Summer is around the corner and water safety is vital for our kids. The Burleson Fire Department is partnering with the city of Burleson to provide FREE swim lessons as part of the city’s “Drowning Prevention Initiative.” Space is very limited and parents will be trained in “hands-only CPR”, “Stop the Bleed” training and more. Click here for more information

  • The first concert of the Hot Sounds of Summer series is Friday, May 27 beginning at 7:30 pm at the Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza in Old Town Burleson. Each concert is free, so bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic, or eat at one of the nearby local restaurants. Be sure and click on the link to see the lineup of bands!

  • The family fun calendar for April is here! This month’s calendar features: science experiments, a link to a spring virtual field trip, recipes, arts and crafts, and lots more!

  • Mrs. K. found a great quote for this week: “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” Jane D. Hull

  • “Backpack Buddies”: The “Pac-Min” program, sponsored by the First Methodist Church of Burleson, delivers bags of snacks each Wednesday for our students who may need a little extra over the weekends. The bags typically contain Ramen noodles, fruit cups, canned soup, fruit snacks and cereal bowls. Mrs. K. passes the bags out each Thursday and the kids take them home in their backpacks. Please contact Mrs. K. if you have questions or would like additional information.

The BISD Counselors have created a community resource list, so if your family is in need of assistance (economic, family support, crisis/emergency, health/wellness, or mental health), please contact Mrs. K. at 817-245-3800 or email jennifer.kirkpatrick@bisdmail.net. All information is kept confidential.

*****As always, Mrs. Kirkpatrick is here to serve you and your children! Stay well!*****

Kindergarten Registration

Burleson ISD kindergarten registration begins April 18, 2022.

If your child will be five years old on or before September 1, 2022, it’s time to register for kindergarten!

How to Register:

  • Complete online registration at SKYWARD NEW STUDENT ONLINE ENROLLMENT. If you currently have a student enrolled in the district, you can log into SKYWARD FAMILY ACCESS using your current Skyward username and password and select the New Student Registration tab.
  • Once you complete the online enrollment packet, you will be prompted to schedule an appointment for the campus registrar to contact you to complete the process.
  • Brock will host a Kinder Camp on June 1 and 2. Once you have completed enrollment, you will receive the information to register your child for Kinder Camp.

**The following documents will need to be electronically uploaded during the enrollment process:

  • Student’s birth certificate
  • Social security card (optional)
  • Current immunization records
  • Proof of residency: Current electric or water bill AND a lease agreement or tax statement with current address
  • Parent/Guardian driver’s license or picture ID

Brock Upcoming Events

Monday, April 18th- Kindergarten Registration Opens for 2022-2023 kindergarten students

MAP ***TESTING WINDOW (Monday, April 18 - Friday, April 29) ***

Wednesday, April 27th- 5th Grade Field Trip

Monday, May 2nd- Friday, May 6th- Teacher Appreciation Week

Tuesday, May 10th- 3rd-5th STAAR Math

Wednesday, May 11th- 3rd-5th STAAR Reading

Thursday, May 12th- 5th STAAR Science; 1st Grade Field Trip

Tuesday, May 17th- 4th Grade Field Trip

Thursday, May 19th- Former Brock Tiger Senior Walk; 4th Grade Field Day at BHS Stadium

Friday, May 20th- 5th Grade Field Day at BHS Stadium

Monday, May 23rd- Choir NRH20

Tuesday, May 24th- 9:00-11:00 Kinder & First Field Day; 12:45-2:45 Second & Third Field Day

Wednesday, May 25th- End of the 6th six weeks, 5th Fest/Slideshow/EOY Parties/Last Day of School Early Release 11:45 am