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Bulldog Bulletin for the Week of 2/27/23


2/28 Interims Go Home


3/7  No School- Teacher WORK DAY

3/9-3/17 BOOK FAIR



3/20 2nd and 4th East Cary Play

3/24 Early Release Day

3/28 5th Grade to East Cary Field Trip

3/30 5th Grade Charlotte Motor Speedway

3/30 End of Quarter

3/31 Non-Protected Workday


Congratulations Ms. Benton


We are so proud of Ms. Benton as she moves into her new role as principal at Oak Grove Elementary School. We are thankful for her dedication and years of service at Briarcliff. She will always be a Bulldog! 




During the month of March, we are going to be celebrating our love of basketball and books through a March Madness challenge. We are encouraging all students to participate in this friendly challenge throughout the month. This is a great nightly activity for all ages. 


Each night Monday-Friday we ask students to read for 20-30 minutes with an adult, sibling, or friend. Once a student reads, they need to put the number of minutes on the calendar provided and get an adult's signature. Students will be working to earn prizes for themselves and their class. Recording minutes read on the weekend is also an option! Students are responsible for keeping up with their own reading log. They must have it signed to earn the prizes.


At school, we will be completing a bracket book challenge to find out what our favorite books are at Briarcliff!  We have also included a list of questions to help you talk with your student about the book/s they are reading at night


Please make sure your student brings their calendar back to school every Friday morning to keep track of the minutes read.  All sheets are due by March 30th. The calendar will come home on Wednesday, March 1st.


Great Questions Stems to use when Reading at Night

Great Volunteer Opportunity for Parents!!!


Greetings families,


Student Services is planning a career day, and you are invited to present! We would love for parents to come in and share about their careers. If you are interested, please fill out the attached form. The tentative date for our Community and Career Day is March 24th. More details are on the Google Form. 


Form to Sign Up

BES Multicultural Night 2023


We are excited about holding our BES Around the World Multi-Cultural Family Engagement Night. This special event will take place on Thursday, March 16th, 2023.  If you would like to sponsor a table about a country or your personal heritage, please fill out the following link. All forms are due by March 1st.


Helpful Tip # 10: At-Home Ideas:


Raising Readers: What Parents Can Do

Your Kid Needs to Play: Here’s Why

Benefits of Keeping A Journal

Assistant Principal Input:

We will begin our search for a new Assistant Principal over the next several weeks. In the meantime, I will be requesting an interim AP to support us. Please talk with your student/s and complete the Google form to provide feedback about our next AP here by Friday, March 3rd. 


Spirit Booth


Hi Briarcliff Families!  


We are starting our Spirit Booth on Wednesday mornings.  Some of our 5th-grade students will be helping Mrs. Viverette sell fun and practical school supplies.  The school supplies range from 25 cents to $1.50.  We are selling pencils, fidget toppers, pencil erasers, and sharpeners.  We will only accept cash at this time.  Students will have an opportunity to earn Briarcliff Bucks for excellent classroom behavior.  The spirit booth will be located outside the cafeteria.  All proceeds from the spirit booth will go back to our school.  Please contact Cammie Viverette with questions,

Tables Needed for Book Fair


We are going to need to borrow 8 folding tables for our Book Fair. Since it is the same week as Multicultural night we will need a lot more tables. If you have a 6-foot or longer folding table that we can borrow, we would need it dropped off by Monday, March 6th in the morning. If you can help us, please complete this form



WCPSS: How can I better control the Chromebook use at home?

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