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February 27, 2022

Brentwood Families,


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


Important Dates to Remember


Monday, February 28 - Read Across America Begins (College Gear/Team Day)

                                         Wear an outfit that represents your favorite College or Team


Tuesday, March 1 = Silly Sock Day - Wear your silly or mismatch socks


Wednesday, March 2 = Storybook Character Day 

                                          Wear your favorite Storybook Character Costume


Thursday, March 3 - School or Classroom Colors Day

                                    Dress in primary or classroom colors


Friday, March 4 - Pajama Day

                              Wear your PJs or Cozy Sweats


Important Updates


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 flier 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 flier below:


Guest Reader Flier


Below is the Spirit Week Flier for Read Across America

English Flier

Spanish Flier

*Please note the Storybook Character Parade will only be held for students and staff due to COVID procedures*

UPDATE: Brentwood Spring Clean Up

Join us for Brentwood PTA - Spring Clean-Up on Saturday, March 12 from 9am-1pm. Volunteers can sign up for 2 hour shifts. We would love to see our Brentwood Families helping us to give our school a Spring Clean-Up. 


Brentwood Spring Clean Up Flier


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. > 


REMINDER:  COVID reminders

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