Brassfield Bulletin


    Positivity Project - Exciting News!

    Mike Erwin & Jeff Bryan, co-founders of the Positivity Project will be visiting with 3rd-5th grade students on Thursday, February 21st! Students will have the opportunity to listen to Mike & Jeff talk about the importance of social/emotional skills and the 24 Positive Psychology character strengths. Recordings will be available for K-2 students and students who are tracked out. We are asking all students to wear green for this special day!


    2019-2020 Enrollment

    2019-2020 school year registration is now open! WCPSS registration is now online, but some documents are required to be presented in person (certified copy of birth certificate, proof of address, parent’s photo ID, child’s immunization records). Click here for more information. If you know families who will have students at Brassfield next year, please encourage them to register sooner rather than later!


    Kids Heart Challenge - Ends Friday, February 22nd

    Parents, it’s time for your child to show heart! This year, American Heart Association has launched the Kid’s Heart Challenge.  In PE class your child has been learning about heart health and can become a heart hero by spreading the word and raising funds to save other children. Have your child go to so they can take one of the three challenges and email family and friends to ask for donations.  


    Learning Commons / Library Volunteers Needed

    Parents and Community Members are invited to our Brassfield Processing and Training Party on March 1 from 9AM - 10:30AM.   Please contact Media Specialist, Marni Wall, at for more information. 


    Coding Workshop

    Mrs. Monroe is organizing a 3 day coding workshop for 2nd through 5th grade students.


    Dates for Track 1 and 3: 4/1, 4/8, 4/15

    Dates for Track 2 and 4: 4/22, 4/29, 5/6


    Please complete the following form by March 1st. Email Mrs. Monroe,, with questions. 


    Math and Science Extravaganza - Thursday, February 21st, 6:00-7:30 PM

    M&SE is a fun, family event. If your child is not creating a project, please still come out on Thursday, Feb 21st 6:00-7:30 PM to view the projects and visit with our on-site guest exhibitors.!


    Staff Luncheon Sponsored by Track 4 - Friday, March 8th

    Track 4 parents will be treating our wonderful teachers and staff to a tasty luncheon on Friday, march 8th (an Early Release Day).  Please use this link to sign up to bring an item!


    Masterpiece Monday Volunteer Opportunity - Monday, March 4th

    Join us for an upcoming Masterpiece Monday event the morning of March 4th in the Art Room! Use this link to sign up to help Ms. Pakes frame our Brassfield artists' masterpieces. Please feel free to join us during student arrival. We are usually finished by 11 o'clock. The slots are flexible, so you are welcome to drop in whenever you are available that morning. There will be coffee and breakfast items to munch on while we work. Contact Art Teacher, Annie Pakes,, with questions. 


    Track Change Requests for 2019-2020 - Due Friday, March 1st

    We are now accepting Track Change Requests (Español) for the 2019-2020 school year.  Hard copies of this form are also available in the main office.  Due to a variety of factors that impact track assignment, all requests will be processed after the March 1st submission deadline. Families with older siblings at Durant Middle do not need to submit a request. Younger Brassfield siblings will be automatically changed to Track 4, unless you have requested otherwise. Visit this Frequently Asked Questions document for any questions related to Brassfield’s Track Configuration Changes. Please contact Stephanie Costa, Principal, with any track change questions.


    Brassfield Spirit Wear

    Show your Brassfield pride by purchasing spirit wear online!  You can now purchase Brassfield t-shirts online via the link below.  Note: all sizes and shirts are limited and there will be no refunds, but school store credit or exchanges are fine.


    Super Kids Day

    We are looking for Co-Chairs for SUPER KIDS DAY!  This is one of our students’ very FAVORITE days of the year as they participate in field games outside.  If you are interested in pitching in on this fun event, please contact


    Do you have a business interested in SPONSORING or CO-SPONSORING this year’s INFLATABLE obstacle course at Super Kids Day?  Please contact us at



    The Positivity Project

    Next week students will continue to focus on the positive psychology trait love.


    Save the Date! - Spring Carnival - Friday, May 31st

    Mark your calendars now! Brassfield’s End-of-Year carnival will be held on Friday, May 31st from 5-8 PM.


    Our next Carinval planning meeting will be held on March 19th at 5:30pm in the Learning Commons. It's not too late to get involved! If you are interested in helping out or would like more information, please contact Kim Fryar or Alicia Brinley.   


    Student Club Announcements


    Running Club

    Running club will begin on Wednesday 3/13/19 and will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 3:45-4:45 through Wednesday, May 22nd. Runners are welcome to attend running club over their track out. We expect that all students participating in our running club will exhibit BEARS behavior. This form must be completed each season.  If your child participated in the fall, you must still complete this form in order for him/her to participate this spring. Sign ups will close on Monday, 3/11/19 at 4pm or when we reach 100 runners. Anyone who signs up after the sign up has closed will be asked to sign up next season. Contact Libby Lipetzky ( with questions. 


    Morning Movement

    Morning Movement Club will be starting up Friday, Feb. 15th from 8-8:45am. Join us for some gentle yoga and movement exercises to jump start your weekend. Spaces are limited and you must sign up via this link. If you have any question please contact


    Chess Club

    Open invitation: Join us for Chess club on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month in the Learning Commons!


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