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Principal's Post | April 11, 2022

 

Greetings, Jets! In preparation for the week ahead, please review the important information below:



This Week at BCES | April 11-15

  • Tracks 1, 2, & 3 have school Monday-Thursday.
  • Friday is a holiday for staff and students. There is no school. 
  • In Positivity Project, Track 2 will study the character strength of Fairness this week. Tracks 1 & 3 will study Other People Matter: Identifying and Appreciating the Good in Others. The P2 for Families website has information you can use to dive into deeper discussion about character with your child. The password is P2.



Parent Input Session

If you would like to provide input about the qualities and skills you hope for in the next principal of Brier Creek, please mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 20, at 6:00 pm. This will be a virtual meeting. The link will be sent at a later date.




PAC Night is Back! April 21, 6:00-7:30 pm

Are you ever confused about how learning strategies are being taught? Are you interested in learning more about how to support your child’s academics and social-emotional health at home? Come join us for a fun night of learning at our Parents Are Connected Night, Thursday, April 21st from 6-7:30pm. We are excited to share with you the way students are developing their conceptual understanding in school! We will offer sessions at 6:00pm, 6:30pm, and 7pm.  We encourage you to attend a variety of sessions! Schedule of presentations to come!



Your Feedback is Needed!

Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey now through Friday, May 6. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement.

 

The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese in an effort to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.

 

Click here to take the survey. Thank you!




End of Year Schedule Change

Please make sure you review the letter that was sent home with your child on Friday about the change to the last day of school. (Track 4 families will receive this letter after track out.) Please note on your calendar that the last day of school for Track 1 is now Thursday, June 2, and the last day for Tracks 2, 3, & 4 is now Monday, June 27. You can also view the letter electronically here: PreK-2 Families | 3-5 Families 




2021-2022 End Of Grade Testing Dates for Grades 3-5 

Please see this document and mark your calendars for EOG testing this year. More information will come as we get closer but at this time please try to avoid scheduling absences and appointments on these dates as much as possible. Any questions please contact your child’s teacher or Melissa Gough at mgough@wcpss.net.





PTA Updates

Yearbook: Still deciding if you would like a BCES Yearbook ($12.74+shipping)? Click here for more details. The free custom pages are a great way to add a personal touch to just your yearbook. You can choose your own backgrounds, arrange your personal photo memories, and send and receive electronic signatures for use on these pages. If you have purchased a yearbook already, remember to complete custom pages by April 29th. Once the book goes to print, your pages will be printed as they appear at that time. Feel welcome to send questions to the Yearbook Chair, Andrea Bertole (andreabertole@hotmail.com).

 

May Staff Appreciation Weeks: It has been another unusual year of pandemic life and we are so grateful to the staff of BCES! The Staff Appreciation committee is busy creating some fun ways we can show our thanks together to the wonderful crew at our school. Watch for more details soon and visit https://briercreek.memberhub.com/w/connections to see the Staff Favorites spreadsheet, Appreciation plans, Sign-ups and more.






I hope each of you has a wonderful week! 



In partnership,

 

Kathy Livengood

Principal