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Our Mission

  • Our Mission:

    Brassfield Elementary will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators and critical thinkers.

    Learn more about Our Mission. Our Story.

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Our Values

  • Our Values: 
    We value collaboration and opportunities to grow.
    We value each other (students, teachers, parents, and volunteers) and our time.
    We value purposeful instruction.
    We value accountability.
    We value community support.

Our Vision

  • As you walk through the doors of Brassfield Road Elementary, students, teachers, and parents will be fully engaged in meaningful learning opportunities. We will collaborate, in person and virtually through the use of innovative applications on modern technological devices, to investigate and solve real world problems. Relationships will be nurtured through acts of recognition, kindness, and professionalism. Teaching and learning will be at the forefront of all distributive decision making processes.

Brassfield Bulletin

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    Open House

    Brassfield will hold Open Houses for the 2017-2018 school year on the following dates:

    • Tracks 1, 2, 3 - Tuesday, July 18th from 5:30-7:00 PM
    • Track 4 - Tuesday, August 8th from 5:30-6:30 PM

    Open house is a family-friendly event that gives students the opportunity to show off their new classrooms, as well as gives teachers the opportunity to share important information regarding classroom procedures and instruction.  For Tracks 1, 2, & 3, we’ve asked that teachers run through their main announcements/information once at 5:30 and again at 6:15 so that families with multiple children can visit more than one classroom, as well as to help accommodate parking. We will also have tables set up throughout the evening with information from our departments and community partners, such as Transportation, Child Nutrition, the Brassfield PTA, and YMCA Before & After School Care.

     

    Keep Connected!

    Stay up to date with Brassfield news & events using the following resources:

    • Brassfield Bulletin - This weekly email, sent each Friday afternoon.
    • Brassfield Website - periodically updated with alerts, news, events
    • Teachers’ Websites/Blogs - linked through the Brassfield website
    • Twitter - Follow us @BrassfieldElem for exciting news, events, & celebrations
    • Bus Twitter - Follow @BrassfieldBuses for the time each bus leaves campus every afternoon

     

    Volunteer!

    We love our volunteers! Visitors who have the potential to be alone with students at any point are required to complete the WCPSS Volunteer Registration process.


    The following are examples of some volunteer duties that require registration: Field trip chaperones, tutoring inside or outside the classroom, off-campus mentoring, media assistant, club leader/coach, clerical work for teacher, media center volunteer, classroom assistant, field day volunteer, test proctor, front office helper, room parent. To register, you must visit the school during school hours and must have valid identification with you. Volunteers who received clearance last year must re-register by October 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.


    If you are interested in jumping right in, we are in need of a few hall monitors for 3rd grade BOG testing.  We need 1 parent a day on 7/25, 7/26, and 7/27 from 9:30-12:00.  If you are willing to give of your time and have your volunteer clearance please contact our testing coordinator, Michele Conti, at mconti@wcpss.net as soon as possible.  Thank you!

     

    Carpool Reminders

    Please help us to maintain safe and smooth arrival and dismissal by adhering to the following carpool procedures:

    • Students should be dropped off in the morning between 8:45 and 9:10. Please do not drop off prior to 8:45, as staff is not yet on duty to supervise and students will not be admitted to the building. Students who arrive after 9:15 must be signed in to school.
    • Students should be picked up between 3:45 and 4:10. Any students picked up after 4:10 will need to be checked out from the front office.
    • Please do not turn left into or out of the parking lot. Right turns help maintain safety and a smooth flow of traffic!
    • Do not park in the fire lanes.

     

    General PTA Meeting

    Please join us for the first General PTA meeting of the year on Tuesday, August 1st, at 3pm to learn about the inner workings of the PTA and how we work to serve Brassfield’s students.  The meeting will include the review and approval* of our budget, membership details, Walkathon plans, August Backpack Buddies Food Drive, Track 1 Staff Appreciation Luncheon details, new club details, a status of the library update, board member updates, and spirit night news.  All parents and teachers are welcome to attend- even with toddlers or teens in tow!  *Only PTA members may vote to approve the budget.


    If you would like a copy of the budget to review in advance, have any questions or concerns, or would like to add an item to the agenda (please give a few days notice), please contact PTA President, Tania Talbot, at school@gopack.org or (919)349-5015.

     

    Spirit Night!

    Join us at Sweet Spoons in Wakefield Commons on Thursday, July 20th from 4-9pm.

    • Wear Brassfield Blue & Yellow to school
    • Identify Brassfield & your class at checkout. The highest participating class wins a free yogurt party!
    • 15% of profits will come back to the Brassfield PTA.
    • Contact Katie Scott, katiescott22@gmail.com, with questions.

     

    WCPSS Transportation Updates

    Brassfield bus route information can now be found here:

    http://webarchive.wcpss.net/school-directory/bus-routes/334.html


    Please contact Assistant Principal, Dave Wall (dwall3@wcpss.net) with transportation-related questions.


    Any year-round transportation eligible family who needs to make a change for 2017-18 is requested to make their changes by June 9th. Requests received after this cutoff dates will be processed in the order received. WCPSS Transportation will make every effort to provide service as quickly as possible.Transportation will begin receiving requests for Dual Stops for Joint Custody, Alternate Stops (Before and After-School Care) and Transportation–Ineligible students on August 8th.

     

    Odyssey of the Mind

    Attention students: Odyssey of the Mind teams will be forming soon! Are you interested in learning more about this creative problem-solving program? If so, please plan to attend one of two identical informational meetings in the Learning Commons from 5:15 - 6:15 on either July 26th or August 16th.

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