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Shining a Spotlight on Respect

Brookside Place School students are focused on the theme of respect. Recently they participated in several activities designed to inspire deeper thinker about respect at school, respect for ourselves, and respect for each other. One activity included listening to the story We're All Wonders by RJ Palacio and discussing the theme  afterwards. Students talked about what makes them unique, how they can show respect for one another's differences, and whether or not treating each other with respect is difficult. Each student was then asked to create a piece of a mural as a way to highlight that we are all different and unique, but when we come together we create a wonderful masterpiece! The three featured messages include a quote from Maya Angelo, the district motto of "Growing Tomorrow's Leaders Together" and "No Place for Hate." 

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Students in their Pajamas

PJammin for Kids with Cancer

The BPS community supported children and families battling cancer by participating in PJammin Day. Students and staff wore pajamas to school and more than $3,500 in donations were collected for the American Childhood Cancer Organization. Thank you to all who participated and contributed!
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Single Session School Day on October 10

Monday, October 10 will be a Single Session School Day. For Grades 1 - 5 arrival will be at 8:35 AM and dismissal at 12:35 PM. No lunch will be served, but please pack a water and snack. For Kindergarten, only PM kindergarten students will attend school. Arrival will be at 8:35 AM and dismissal at 11:15 AM.
pumpkin

Save the Date For Fall Fest

The BPS PTA will host its annual Fall Fest event for BPS families on Saturday, October 15. Please see the Weekly Correspondence for details including signs ups for fun contests and volunteer opportunities.
Robot Mouse

Coding is Cool

BPS students have been using robots and their coding skills during their library / media classes. Learning tools Sphero, Dash, Edison and the Coding Mouse are programmed to complete specific tasks. These fun and interactive lessons enforce STEM learning (science, technology, engineering and math).
Four students with certificates

The Power to Inspire

In recognition of Say Something Week, BPS School Counselor Mrs. Biggiani invited students to reflect on the statement: When you say something, you have the power to inspire! Students were able to submit poems, paintings, short stories or other creative pieces about what this statement means to them. Congratulations to the four students who were honored for their submissions!

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At A Glance

  • 6 Extra-Curricular Clubs
  • 2 Age-leveled playgrounds
  • Grant supported teacher initiatives
  • 99% Student Council led community service
  • 19:1 Student to teacher ratio in K-5 homerooms
  • School-wide character education initiatives
  • 14.9 Average years of experience BPS teachers have in public school education