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February 28, 2021


Brentwood Families,


Hope you had a great weekend! We look forward to seeing 4th/5th grade (Cohort A) in-person students this week. 


Please see information below for updates: 


Important Dates to Remember


Monday, March 1 = Return to In-person Instruction 

                                 (All PreK-3 students; Grades 4-5 Cohort A)

          Spirit Week:  Wear a Funny Hat or a Crazy Hairstyle  


Tuesday, March 2 =  Spirit Week:  Wear Your Silly or Mismatch Socks  

8:30-9am Virtual Guest Readers 

  • (Sign up today to read to students at this link)

6:00pm - Brentwood/Green Road Library Story Time (Grades 3-5)


Wednesday, March 3 = Remote Learning (Asynchronous) Day

    Spirit Week:  Wear as many colors as you can

    6:00pm - Brentwood/Green Road Library Story Time (PreK-2)


Thursday, March 4 =  Spirit Week: Dress in as much green as possible 


Friday, March 5 = Spirit Week: Wear your PJs or Cozy Sweats



Important Updates



UPDATE: 4th/5th Grade Cohort A students are in the building this week


Pre-K through Grade 3: Continue DAILY in-person instruction


Grades 4 and 5: Cohort A (on campus) and Cohort B & C  (remote)  


Important links for returning back to school:




UPDATE: PreK Registration

Apply Before April 30 for Pre-Kindergarten for the 2021-22 School Year


WCPSS offers a free, high quality pre-kindergarten program for children who will be 4 years old by August 31. Students spend the full day at school with their classmates learning skills appropriate for their age through exploration and discovery. The goal is to prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn and succeed. 

Applications must be submitted by April 30. Learn more and apply today.


UPDATE: Remote Learning (Asynchronous) Day on Wed. March 3


Students will have a remote learning (asynchronous) day on Wed. March 3. Contact classroom teachers for additional information on assignments. 


UPDATE: Read Across America Week (March 1-5)


We are looking for virtual guest readers to read to our classes next Tuesday, March 2. Sign up today: Link


Spirit Week: Check out our Spirit Week Flyer. Join us and dress up this week! 




REMINDER: Brentwood Afterschool Program

We will continue 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 needs to be completed through Raleigh Parks and Rec. For more information and the registration process, please visit:

REMINDER: Check out what students will be learning at Brentwood this month


 February Update Newsletter

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. 


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



Melissa McKinley, Principal