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April 4, 2021



Brentwood Families,


I hope you have enjoyed your Spring Break and took the time to relax and enjoy this beautiful Spring Weather. We look forward to seeing students back in school later this week. 


Please see information below for updates: 


Important Dates to Remember


Monday, April 5 = No school for students


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



Important Updates



UPDATE: No School Monday, April 5 - Wednesday, April 7 


Just a reminder that there is no school for students Monday, April 5 - Wednesday, April 7. All students will return back to the building on Thursday, April 8.


2nd Semester Calendar


REMINDER: Bus Riders Requesting Transportation When Changing 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