October 31, 2021
Hope you had a great weekend! Please see information below for updates:
Important Dates to Remember
Tuesday, November 2= Teacher Workday, No school for students
Thursday, November 11 = Holiday, No school for students and staff
Friday, November 12 = No School for students
UPDATE: Tuesday, November 2 - Teacher Workday
There will be no school for students on Tuesday, November 2 due to a Teacher Workday.
UPDATE: Report Cards Go Home Friday, Nov. 5
Report cards go home for all students on Friday, November 5. Virtual Academy students will have them emailed, and in-person students will have them sent home with students.
UPDATE: Fall Conferences
Contact your child’s teacher if you haven’t had your Fall Parent/Teacher conference
UPDATE: EXTENDED - Staff Appreciation items
We are EXTENDING the time for families to drop off items for our staff appreciation. This coming week will be the last week we will be accepting items. Currently, we have a total of about 75 staff members. HUGE THANK YOU to all of those families that have already provided items.
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 do 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 (remember the deadline is EXTENDED through the end of next week).
UPDATE: 2021 Brentwood PTA Survey
We are excited about our new Brentwood PTA getting set up, and we need your input to determine how the PTA can best support our school. Please take a moment to complete this PTA survey: https://bit.ly/3vKEXpS
Reminder: Join our Brentwood Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
We need your help in helping support our Brentwood students and staff. You can help us by joining the Brentwood PTA. Click the following link to join the PTA today!
Reminder: Upcoming Testing in 3rd and 4th Grade
Nov. 3-5: CogAT Assessment for all 3rd & 4th graders
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
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
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!
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!
Melissa McKinley, Principal