Brassfield Bulletin

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    TRACK 1 LUNCHEON

    Please check out the link below to see the sign up for the upcoming luncheon sponsored by Track 1 parents.  Please consider making or selectively purchasing a food item to bring in to our wonderful and deserving teachers and staff! 

    Teacher & Staff Luncheon sponsored by Track 1 Parents

    BRASSFIELD FAMILY DANCE

    We're SO excited! Be sure to save the date for our upcoming "Brassfield Family Dance" which will take place on Friday, February 21st from 6-8pm! More details and ticket info. coming soon! We're also looking for volunteers to help plan this special family event. If interested, please email Eliza Williams at elizawilliams925@yahoo.com for more info. Thank-you!

    SUPER KIDS DAY

    Mark your calendars for Super Kids Day -- March 20th for Tracks 2 & 4 and April 9th for Tracks 1 & 3! 

    This is one of our students’ FAVORITE days of the year as they participate in field games outside, but the giant inflatable is ALWAYS the biggest hit! Do you have a business interested in SPONSORING or CO-SPONSORING this year’s inflatable? The lucky sponsor/s receive numerous social media shout-outs and mentions in Mrs. Costa's weekly announcements. If interested, please contact Sara Scheck at sara.bowman@gmail.com to hear more details.

    Boxtop Competition

    January 13th - February 7th

    The class per track with the most CLIPPED Boxtops turned in will win a popcorn party!

     

    Track Change Requests

    We are now accepting Track Change Requests (español) for the 2020-2021 school year.  Hard copies of this form are available in the main office.  Due to the many factors that impact track assignment, all requests will be processed after the March 1st submission deadline. Requests are not processed on a first-come-first-served basis. 

    Families with rising 6th graders applying to Durant Middle - please be sure to submit a Track Change Request form for your younger child(ren), noting that you expect to have a middle-school sibling on Track 4.  
    Contact Kathie Hill (khill@wcpss.net) with questions.

     

    BACKPACK BUDDIES

    Backpack Buddies needs your help with food donations. Contributing is easy!  Here is a link to a sign up genius where you can sign up to bring in specific food items as often as you want throughout the year.  Just sign up for a week, for as many items as you'd prefer and have your child put them in the blue bin by the front doors of the school!  It's very easy!  

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4ea9af2eabf58-brassfield3  

    The Backpack Buddies Committee sincerely appreciates any and all help you can provide! 

     

    IStation

    Parents and Families of Students in Grades K-3

    Look for more information this week in Wednesday folders and on our school site.

    North Carolina has selected Istation as the state’s reading assessment beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Istation helps to identify students’ abilities in phonological and phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. Wake County Public Schools will begin using this assessment for the middle of the year benchmarking period which occurs in December for year round schools and January for traditional calendar schools.

    **Please Note: Teachers will not have data available until after the testing windows below**

    Istation Testing Windows 2019-20 School Year

    MOY: December- YR & EOY: April – YR

    UPCOMING MEETINGS

    Join us for upcoming meetings of the District 3 Board Advisory Council (BAC) and let your voice be heard!  The Board Advisory Council provides support to the Wake County Board of Education and the Wake County Public School System in their mission to educate each student to be a responsible and productive citizen who can effectively manage future challenges. 

    This is a great opportunity for parents and school administrators/staff to hear what is happening in our district and share your concerns. ALL are welcome and encouraged to attend! 

    Upcoming 2019-2020 BAC 3 Meetings (5:30-7:00):

    February 10, 2020 (North Ridge Elementary School)

    April 20, 2020 (Brassfield Elementary School)

     

    Student Clubs

    Lego Club

    Lego Club will meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 8:00-8:45 in the Learning Commons.  Please email David at dwilson98@gmail.com to signup.

    Chess Club

    Chess Club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 8:00-8:45 in the Learning Commons. Please contact William Booth at wm.g.booth@icloud.com for more information. 

    Science Olympiad

    Science Olympiad is underway! Please view this flier for more information. Contact Head Coach, Heather Pelletier at hpelletier@wcpss.net with questions. 

    KidzArt

    A new session began on Oct 8th (Track 4 students began on Oct 22). For more information:contact Chen at cjiang@kidzart.com or visit http://www.northraleigh.kidzart.com/  
     
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