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October 24, 2021

Brentwood Families,

 

Hope you had a great weekend! Please see information below for updates: 

 

Important Dates to Remember

 

Monday, October 25= End of Quarter 1

 

Wednesday, October 27 = Teacher Workday, Fall Conference Day

 

Important Updates

 

UPDATE: Staff Appreciation

 

As we all know, our Brentwood staff has been working very hard this year! We want to show our appreciation for them and all that they for our students and families. Feel free to drop off items at the front office or carpool to show your appreciation for our staff. View the flyer for more information.

 

Reminder: Join our Brentwood Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

 

We are excited to have a Brentwood PTA Board! Thank you to the following parents who are now  board members. WELCOME to the Brentwood PTA Board!

 

President- Allison Schempp

VP- John Scarborough

Secretary- Kim Gaetz

Treasurer- Mark Fussell

 

THANK YOU!

 

We want to invite all families to join our PTA! Click the following link to join the PTA today!

 

 https://bmesepta.memberhub.com/  

 

Reminder: Fall Conference Day

 

Brentwood teachers are scheduled to have their Fall Conference Day on Wednesday, October 27th. Some teachers may choose to have conferences take place on other days and times. However, your child’s teacher should have reached out to you to schedule a fall conference conference. If you have not yet heard from your child’s teacher about a fall conference, please reach out to them.

 

Reminder: Upcoming Testing in 3rd and 4th Grade

 

Oct. 26: Read to Achieve Assessment for some 4th graders

 

Nov. 3-5: CogAT Assessment for all 3rd & 4th graders

 

Reminder: Annual Title I Notice

 

Brentwood Magnet Elementary School receives federal funds for the Title I program. Please view the following video that provides information on understanding Title I and how it pertains to Brentwood.

 

English Title I video 

Spanish Title I Video

 

Below are Brentwood’s Title I Family Engagement Documents:

 

Please review the information below and provide feedback on the form linked at the bottom of the page.

 

Title I Documentation (English)

Title I Documentation (Spanish)

 

Brentwood Magnet Elementary Home-School Compact

 

BMES Home-School Compact (English)

BMES Home-School Compact (Spanish)  

 

BMES Family Engagement Policy

Family Engagement Policy (English/Spanish)

 

Families can provide feedback on our Home-School Compact and Family Engagement Policy at the following link: Family Feedback form 

 

This information is also located on our website.

 

Reminder: Important COVID Procedures and Protocols

 

Please make sure to refer to the Safe to School Plan for Families for all Health and Safety Guidelines. 

 

All students should have their temperature taken every day at home before coming to school. You may not enter a WCPSS facility if you are:

  • Diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 10 days
  • Exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days and not fully vaccinated
  • Instructed to quarantine
  • Sick or experiencing any of these symptoms of illness
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea

 

IMPORTANT: Please know that parents will be contacted if their child experiences any of the above symptoms while at school, and will need to be picked up. 

 

COVID like symptoms will require a negative PCR test OR alternate diagnosis by a medical provider AND the student must have felt well and been fever free for 24 hours without medication to return. Please refer to the following link for more information: https://www.wcpss.net/WhenToReturn.

 

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

 

Thank you for your patience with us as we continue to receive updated district information. Again, we will communicate all of our plans for Brentwood once it is finalized.

 

Feel free to contact the school at (919)850-8720  if you have additional questions or contact your child’s teacher if you need any assistance. 

 

We are Stronger Together!