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Brentwood Families,


Hope you had a great weekend! As a reminder, there is no school tomorrow for students. We look forward to seeing all students on Tuesday, February 21st.


Please see information below for updates: 


Important Dates to Remember


Monday, Feb. 20 = No School for students and staff            


Thursday, Feb. 23 = Science and Engineering Family Night (5:30-7:00pm)  


Monday, Feb. 23 = 4th Grade Field Trip (Camp Flintlock)





NO SCHOOL on Monday, Feb. 20th


Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, February 20th for students. 


Thank you - Engineering Week


Last week students and staff thoroughly enjoyed engineering week. Thank you families for coming out to see students ‘test’ this past Thursday. It was great to see so many families in the building supporting our students.


Save the Date & RSVP: Science & Engineering Night


Thursday, February 23rd is our next Science and Engineering Night Family Event.  Also, if you have not completed or RSVP’d to this event, please complete below. Today is the last day for RSVPs.


RSVP form


Science and Engineering Night Flyer - English


Science and Engineering Night Flyer - Spanish


Book Fair is this week


Check out the Book Fair letter that was sent to all families. We will also have the Book Fair available during the Science and Engineering Night Family Event on Thursday, Feb. 23rd

English Book Fair Letter

Spanish Book Fair Letter



DON’T FORGET: 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! We are striving for 100% membership!


Reminder: Free and Reduced Lunch Forms 


If you have not already, please complete the Free and Reduced Lunch forms for your child(ren). These numbers are used in determining our Title I funding at Brentwood. Forms can be completed online or a hard copy that can be turned into the office. If you need a hard copy, contact (919)850-8720. Below is the link to complete the online form:



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. 


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




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

 Please refer to the following link for more information:


School Communication


Please make sure that you are receiving school communication from Ms. McKinley. There have been some families that have stated that they are not receiving the school communication. It is important that you are receiving this information as it contains important announcements. Please check out the following link for more information on school messenger:


If you are not receiving school communication, contact our front office at (919)850-8720 so that we can verify what information you have in our system.


Please visit our website, for more information about Brentwood Magnet Elementary. Ms. McKinley will send home a weekly School Messenger to all families every Sunday evening. These messages are located on the Brentwood website at the following link. 


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: Follow us on Social Media


Check out the wonderful things going on at Brentwood Magnet Elementary School of Engineering!


Twitter: @BrentwoodMESE

Facebook: BrentwoodMESE


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. 



Melissa McKinley, Principal