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November 22, 2020



Brentwood Families,


It has been such a great week seeing more of our Brentwood students in the building. We have enjoyed seeing each and every one of them at school.  Next week will be a very short week as we will only have school on Monday and Tuesday. Remember, both of these days are Remote Learning (Asynchronous) Days for students. All students will be at home completing remote assignments. 

Please see information below for updates: 

Important Dates to Remember


Monday, November 23 Remote Learning Asynchronous Day  - 

                                (All students remain at home)


Tuesday, November 24  = Remote Learning Asynchronous Day  - 

                                (All students remain at home)


Wednesday, November 25-27 = No School due to Holiday



Important Updates


UPDATE: Curbside Meal Pickup and Big Bus Food Truck 

  • Closed, Monday 23rd, 
  • Open, Tuesday, 24th
  • Closed, Wednesday, 25th - Friday, 27th


Curbside pick up locations and Big Bus Food Truck sites will distribute two lunches and two breakfasts on Fri., Nov. 20 to also cover meals for Mon. Nov. 23 as all curbside pick up locations and Big Bus Food Truck locations will be closed on this date. On Tuesday, Nov. 24, our CNS team will distribute a four-day holiday pack at our curbside pick-up locations and Big Bus Food Truck sites as long as supplies last. Food distribution services will not be occurring Nov. 25-27.


View locations at


UPDATE: Plan B - 4th/5th  Grade - Cohort B

4th-5th grade students assigned to Cohort B will return to school on Monday, November 30th.


Here is the calendar for when Plan B students will be in the building or working remotely.


REMINDER: Brentwood Afterschool Program

We will be partnering with Raleigh Parks and Recreation for our After School program. The program will be held on the Brentwood campus on school days from 3:00 - 6:00 for a cost.


The program strives to make available a high-quality program at a low cost. The goal is to include a variety of curriculum-based programs such as arts & crafts, fitness & nutrition, and homework assistance.


Registration is open and needs to be completed through Raleigh Parks and Rec. For more information and the registration process, please visit:

REMINDER:  Virtual Academy Registration (December 2-9)


The registration windows for the WCPSS Virtual Academy for the spring semester of the 2020-21 school year have been updated and set. The window for elementary schools will be Dec. 2-9. More information to come.


REMINDER: Follow us on Social Media


Check out the wonderful things going on at Brentwood Magnet Elementary School of Engineering!


Twitter: @BrentwoodMESE

Facebook: BrentwoodMESE

Instagram: BrentwoodMESE


Feel to reach out to me if you have additional questions or contact your child’s teacher if you need any assistance. We are here to support you. Look forward to seeing our students and families!


Thank you again for your  GRACE, PATIENCE, and FLEXIBILITY. 


Enjoy your week!




Melissa McKinley, Principal