School News

Parents For Our Brookside Community Council Needed

Mrs. Dana Beckert

School Community Council Elections
Elections for 2 parent positions on the School Community Council will be held August 20-28, 2018. We invite all parents/guardians to consider having their name added to the school community council ballot. If you would like to add your name to the ballot, please contact Dana Beckert by August 15, 2018 at 801-489-2830 or through email at

Brookside Student Registration Needs to be completed tomorrow

Mrs. Dana Becketer

We just wanted to remind you that our walk-in registration will be held tomorrow, August 1st from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm here at Brookside Elementary.
Walk-in registration –
• For those who did not complete online registration and need our computer lab to do so.
• For first time Brookside students required to bring documentation.
• For returning students with changes to custody, medical or residency status. (Please bring documentation.)
All registration needs to be done online and will need to be completed by tomorrow evening.

We will have our computer lab open for anyone who may need help completing the online registration.
For those of you who have access to a computer and would like to register at home, you can do so through our Brookside webpage. The registration link is located at the top of the page along with the usual links or you cansimply go to Please remember to sign the disclosure documents. If you have successfully registered your child, you will receive an email. If not, please log back in to complete it. Our goal is to have all students registered by the end of the day on August 1 st so enrollment numbers can be finalized and class placements complete by August 7 th . Thank you for your help with this!

The PTA Want's You!


The PTA will be here August 20th during the open house to take membership dues, t-shirt orders, and answer questions. They would love all of our wonderful parents to join and help out throughout the year.

Fill Out Your Free And Reduced Lunch Application Online

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Applications for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Benefits are available online. You must apply each school year for benefits. Meal Benefit Applications are processed for benefit eligibility at the Nebo District Office site in Spanish Fork by an authorized Child Nutrition Representative beginning mid-July. For assistance with your application, call (801) 354-7438 or visit the Nebo District Office (350 S Main, Spanish Fork 84660).

  • Free and Reduced-Price Applications will be available here beginning mid July.


The student ID# is also the meal computer access# entered to receive a meal.

Meal payments are made at the school of the student, online through PayPams, or by calling our office at (801) 354-7438.

Special Accommodations

To request meal substitutions or other special meal accommodations the Special Dietary Needs Request form must be completed and certified by a licensed medical authority (M.D., P.A., D.O., A.P.R.N., N.D., or N.M.D.). Forms can be submitted at the school or directly to the Child Nutrition office for approval Please contact our office at (801) 354-7438 with any questions.

Summer Meals

Nutritious free meals are available for children ages 18 and younger at many Utah locations throughout the summer while school is out of session. In our area, meals are served in Springville, Spanish Fork, Payson, and Santaquin. For free meals in other areas visit the USDA website at or contact the Utah State Board of Education, Child Nutrition Programs at 801-538-7680.

Nebo Menu PricesBreakfast RegularReducedElementary$1.50$.30Secondary$1.50$.30Adult/Visitor*$2.00 Lunch RegularReducedElementary$2.00$.40Secondary$2.50$.40Adult/Visitor*$4.00 *Visitor includes both Students and Adults that are not included in the Student Information System.

You may now Pay for Meals Online.

On Line School Registration Is July 25th, All Other's On August 1st

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Parents, we hope you are having a wonder summer. We would like to give you just a quick reminder that school registration is on line. The online window will open on July 25th. If you need to register in person we will be open on August 1st from 8am-4pm. Please call us with any questions. 801-489-2830.

Have A Wonderful Summer Brookside

Mrs. Liz Porter

Have a safe and fun summer students and family. See you in August. If you do need us before then here are our summer office hours:

Summer Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Closed for the week of June 11th-15th for cleaning
  • Closed May 28, July 4 and July 24

Praise Note Students For The Week Of May 21, 2018

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Quin Clegg all ways reading silently, Mason Wirfs helped Mrs. Pickering when her hands were full.  He helped lighten the load, Adalyn Haglund was reading and not talking, Zoey Fluckinger was respectful, Juliana Ruelas was setting a good example for the classroom, Nixon Young was working hard, Silah Rawlinson read when asked, and Gerald Guzman helped Mrs. Pickering when asked.

Great job students, have a fantastic summer. Thank you to Daylight Donuts and Brick Oven Pizza for the free food.

Mrs. Beckert's Monday Message For May 21, 2018

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Monday, May 21, 2018

Dear Parents,

It is hard to believe that this is my last Monday Message of the year. It has been a wonderful year and I feel so fortunate to be at Brookside Elementary! Thank you for your support and contributions throughout the year! Here are just a few reminders as we wrap up:

  • The last day of school is Friday, May 25th. Students will be dismissed at 12:00 noon.

  • On May 29th, items in our lost and found will be given to charity. Please encourage your student to go through the lost and found and claim anything that may belong to him/her.

  • We are working to collect any overdue lunch money and library books. Please pay any outstanding lunch balance and return any overdue books to the library before the last day of school. Thank you!

  • Summer office hours for the school will be Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. We will be closed the week of June 11th for cleaning.

Thanks again for a wonderful year! Have a great summer!

Dana Beckert


Brookside Praise Note Students For The Week Of May 14, 2018

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Leah Simkins was cleaning up paper on the playground to make our school beautiful, Kyle Eves and Luke Elder learned to write with their other hands when their hand was broken, they both got really good at it, Raini Warren took down the chairs for everyone, Cooper Ostler is sitting quietly during our talent show practice and set a good example, Drew LeSueur isn't afraid to try new things, he just goes for it, Paul Nance is a good helper, he often does the AM and PM temperature for us, Alice Butterfield is respectful and cleaned up without being asked, Sadie Parker always helps with organizing the room at the end of the day, and Mac Christensen cleaned up the playground.