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Bulldog Bulletin for the Week of 5/4/20


Teacher Appreciation


Our staff is working so hard to try and meet the needs of all students. In support of Teacher Appreciation Week, please take a few minutes to complete the link by Sunday. I will collect the response for each staff member and make each staff member a picture with the responses. Thank you!




Just a reminder you can pick up lunch and breakfast here at Briarcliff Monday-Friday from 11-1pm. Just stay in your car in our carpool line.


Fieldtrip Money Update


We are working hard to get checks ready to send out. We will start mailing checks this coming week, but it will take us a while to get checks out. If you had chosen to donate, the money will be used towards trips for all students next year. If you put the money towards next year we have documented that as well. Thanks.


Device Needs


We have tried to make sure we have reached all families who need internet access or  a device. If you are struggling with either of these please email Mrs. Nelson at by next Tuesday. 

Medication Pick Up


With the closing of school for the rest of the 19-20 school year we need families to pick up their medications. Please email Kelsey Rosenberg at set a time for pick up next week. 


From Mrs. Wooten


Dear Families,


We are so excited to have Kiersten Sledge joining the counseling team at Briarcliff. Ms. Wooten and Ms. Sledge will be holding a google meet read aloud next week. Feel free to have students join to listen to the story and say hello to Ms. Sledge. 


K-2 Counselor Read Aloud is Tuesday @ 1pm link:


3-5 Counselor Read Aloud is Wednesday @ 1pm link:


Sallie Wooten, MS, NBCT

School Counselor 

Parent Survey 


We need your feedback! Please take a moment to complete this survey. If you have more than 1 child at Briarcliff, we welcome  you to take the survey for each child. Thanks in advance as this will help us continue or work for the remainder of the year. 

School-wide Dance Party


Since we have met our reading goal for the month of April, we will hold a school-wide dance party on Thursday, May 7th at 9:45 for K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 until 10:05. 


Dance Party Instructions for Thursday @ 9:45


Please use the google meets below to have your child  join in the virtual dance party.


K-1 -

2-3 -

4-5 -


Please have all students turn off their microphones. 

Breakfast with Mrs. Nelson & Ms. Benton


Please feel free to login to breakfast just to say hi or ask a question. We are missing our bulldogs and would love to see you! Tuesday Mornings from 8-8:30 at the link below.



Virtual Spirit Week


5/4- Dress up as a character from Star Wars. May the "fourth" be with you! Write a comment in your google classroom or send them a note telling them what makes them a star. Tweet it @BriarcliffES and @MrsLoriNelson #BESVirtualSpiritDay


5/5 - Celebrate your teacher by wearing their favorite color for the day. Take a picture and send it to your teacher and tweet it! @BriarcliffES and @MrsLoriNelson #BESVirtualSpiritDay


5/6 Celebrate your teacher by drawing a picture, making a card, or emailing a letter to your teacher. Tweet it @BriarcliffES and @MrsLoriNelson #BESVirtualSpiritDay


5/7 - Celebrate your teacher by dressing up as a character from a movie and email it to them. Tell them why they are a star! Tweet it @BriarcliffES and @MrsLoriNelson #BESVirtualSpiritDay


5 / 8 - Wear your Briarcliff shirt and Tweet it @BriarcliffES and @MrsLoriNelson #BESVirtualSpiritDay


We will have a new SPIRIT IDEA for each day of the school week for the entire month. Here is the link. You can print it out and hang as a reminder or visit our website to see it.




Nominate a WCPSS Hero


We are looking for employees who are going above and beyond right now to spotlight on WakeConnect and @WCPSSTeam. The process to nominate is simple – just send the name and a few other details through our #WCPSSHeroes Nomination Form. 


Pandemic Electronic Benefits program (P-EBT) for eligible families


North Carolina approved the distribution of additional resources to families receiving free or reduced-price lunch. The additional benefits will be through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program (P-EBT) to help families buy food during the COVID-19 school closure.


Applying for federal free or reduced price school meals


We realize that many families’ economic and employment situations have changed during this pandemic. Families can apply at any time for free or reduced price lunch, which may also qualify you for other state and federal benefits.




Please know that I am here to support and serve you as your Briarcliff ES Principal. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns you may be having. My email is