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December 2017

Mrs. Graves 4th Grade Class Performed Dicken's Christmas Carol This Week

Submitted by liz.porter on Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:12

Mrs. Graves 4th grade class performed the Christmas Carol Monday and Tuesday for many classes here at Brookside. “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!” 
― Charles DickensA Christmas Carol

Mrs. Miranda Graves

Mrs. Beckert's Monday Message For December 18, 2017

Submitted by liz.porter on Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:37

December 18, 2017: Dear Parents,

Happy Holidays! I hope you have a wonderful holiday break planned with lots of family and fun. Just as a reminder, there will be no school December 22-January 1. School will dismiss early at 12:00, noon on December 21st. There will be no afternoon kindergarten that day and AM kindergarten will dismiss at the regular time. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you!

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Brookside Elementary Is Collecting For Tabatha's Way This Week, Today Students Brought Canned Goods

Submitted by liz.porter on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 14:18

Brookside elementary students brought in a lot of canned goods today in their Santa Hats and then were able to wear their hats the rest of the day. This week we are collecting goods for Tabatha's Way. Tomorrow students can donation sweaters and coats and wear their ugly Christmas sweaters for the day. Our collection for the refuges continues as well until Wednesday with Lifting Hands International. They need girls and boys underwear, baby diapers and wipes, and blankets.

Mrs. Porter

Brookside Praise Note Recipients For The Week Of December 11, 2017

Submitted by liz.porter on Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:39

Brady Petersen makes everyone laugh and is a good sport, Teagan Farrer is nice and makes people laugh, David Sanders stayed on task and stays busy when finished with his work, Bailey Iese shares with others, Edie Wilde always makes sure that everyone is included, Riker Fullmer listens to the teacher and follows the rules, Taylor Woodward always cleans up quickly and quietly, Cole Levengood helped put out chairs and does what Miss Bird asks, Eduard O

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Monday Message for December 11, 2017

Submitted by liz.porter on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:34

Monday Message for December 11, 2017

Dear Parents,

Our student council is sponsoring a “Christmas Spirit Week”, December 18-21. During this week we are going to have dress up days along with a coordinating service focus. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, December 18 – “Can” you fill Santa’s Hat?

Mrs. Dana Beckert

Brookside Elementary Choir Performed At Reams And At The School

Submitted by liz.porter on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:43

We had a large Brookside choir this year that had their performance last week. We were also asked to perform in November at Reams for their holiday open house. Thank you to all the parents and students that participated this year to make it one of the best and largest choirs we have ever had. A big thank you to Tami Evans for being the choir director and Mrs. Ann Gallagher for being the pianist.

Mrs. Tami Evans

Mrs. Pickering’s 1st Grade Class Learned To Code Last Week

Submitted by liz.porter on Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:42
This week the school’s digital coach, Myles Peterson, helped Mrs. Pickering’s 1st grade class learn to code. It’s Computer Science Education Week and all of Brookside was challenged to participate in Hour of Code. Students and teachers were asked to complete one hour of code throughout the week and Mr. Peterson took on the task of helping classes get started. All of Mrs. Pickering’s students were able to use iPads and learn to code. The best part about it was that the kids were being challenged, engaged, and having fun.
Mrs. Brynlee Pickering