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March 28, 2021




Brentwood Families,


I know you all are looking forward to Spring Break! Take this opportunity to REST and RELAX! Please see information below for updates: 


Important Dates to Remember


Monday, March 29 - Friday, April 2  = Spring Break and Holiday (April 2) for students. No school.


Monday, April 5 = No school for students


Tuesday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 7 = Teacher Workdays - No school for students



Important Updates




Spring Break is now upon us this coming week! There will be no school for students March 29- April 2


2nd Semester Calendar


UPDATE:Changes in Student Learning Environment for 4th Quarter


If you are interested in changing your child’s learning environment for 4th Quarter, view communication that was sent to all families earlier this week by Mrs. McKinley. 

UPDATE: Bus Riders Requesting Transportation WhenChanging to Face to Face Instruction


Eligible bus riders currently in Virtual Academy returning to in-person learning must apply for bus service. The student must meet all transportation eligibility requirements. Students must also submit the daily attestation form. Bus assignments will not be provided until the attestation form is received.  Parents should be guided to the transportation website to apply for service ( and to submit the attestation form (  Requests made for transportation will be closed after three days if the attestation form is not received, and the parent will be notified. Students will be assigned to a bus as quickly as possible after the attestation form is received. Typically, riders are assigned within a few days after the department receives all required information. Depending on the volume of students returning to in person learning, it could be longer. 

REMINDER: 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.


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


 March 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