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February 20, 2022

Brentwood Families,


Hope you enjoyed your weekend! Please see the information below for updates:


Important Dates to Remember


Friday, February 18 = Teacher Workday (No school for students)

Monday, February 21 = No School for students and staff

Wednesday, February 23 = Engineering Week begins at Brentwood




Important Updates


EXCITING NEWS…. Congratulations to Mr. Eyman

We are so excited to share that our STEM Teacher, Mr. Greg Eyman, has been selected as the 2022 Magnet Schools of America Region IV Teacher of the Year. He is now a contender for Magnet Schools of America NATIONAL Teacher of the Year! Congratulations to Mr. Eyman and we are so lucky to have him at Brentwood Magnet Elementary!




UPDATE: Engineering Week Continues

Our students have been working hard this past week and will continue this week completing STEM challenges for Engineering Week! Check out our Twitter Feed for pictures of this exciting event for our students and staff!


UPDATE: Read Across America (February 28-March 1)

We are celebrating a Nation of Diverse Readers for Read Across America from February 28 - March 1. During this week we have many exciting events planned including Guest Readers and Spirit Week. Below is a flyer to sign up if you are interested in being a Virtual Guest Reader. You are more than welcome to read more than 1 book during the 30 minute block. See the flyer below:


Guest Reader Flyer


More information to come early next week on Spirit Week for Read Across America.


Reminder: MAKO COVID-19 Testing at Brentwood

Our school, in partnership with MAKO Medical, has begun offering weekly, on-campus COVID-19 testing for students and staff.  Learn more about pooled testing. 


Register now. > 



If a Brentwood student or someone in the home tests positive for Covid-19 please contact the office at 919-850-8720 to speak to either Ms. Ochoa or Ms. Blankenship for further guidance.


REMINDER: COVID-19 Protocols and Procedures

Please view and follow the information below as the safety of our students and staff is our top priority:


Reminder: Join our Brentwood Parent Teacher Association (PTA)


Do you want to help support our Brentwood students and staff? We need your support by joining the Brentwood PTA. Click the following link to join the PTA today!  


Also, you can support our school by checking out the following deals:


We're excited to bring your family these deals while you support our school! Choosing our featured products at the link above is an easy and fun way to SHOP, SAVE, and HELP us reach our fundraising goals to support our organization! They make great gifts, and you can even support local businesses through your purchases.


We'll be updating the store regularly with new special savings on featured products. Up to 20% of ALL sales from these product fundraisers goes back to our organization!


Share your purchases on social media - the more you share, the more funds we raise.



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!




Melissa McKinley, Principal