Good Evening Brightwood Family,
This is Principal Stokes it is that time of the school year we are all gearing up for a new school year! Game On, this is our Game Changing School Year! Please listen carefully because due to safety protocols not only health wise but also for security reasons. Open house will be broken up this year by grade level bands again.
Open House for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten only will be on Monday August 22nd from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. You will get a call from your child's teacher next week. From 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten parents will get attend a parent information session question with me. The children that did not have a chance to have their screening completed will get screened. Then at 6:00 pm all parents and students will then be released to meet and greet their child's teachers and enjoy a nice cool sno cone treat. On Wednesday August 24 , from 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm we will have Open House meet and Greet for 1st, 3rd and 5th grade parents and students. Also on Wednesday August 24 from 5:45 pm - 6: 30 pm we will have Open House and Meet and Greet for grade 2nd, 4th and Kinder/PreK that missed Open House on Monday.
Families please remember that we must practice safety first if you are sick, please do not enter the school building. We ask that every maintain at three feet socially distanced from other adults and properly sanitize their hands once they enter the building.
Families will not be able to visit their previous teachers classrooms. We ask that all families enter through the front doors and exit through the gym and/or cafeteria doors. Please do not allow others to enter through those doors. We also ask that you please stop by the bus transportation table to check on your child's bus if he/she will be will be riding the bus. Please be sure to sign up for our ACES afterschool program. We as a school community voiced our concern for the need of the ACES program we have it so please let us make great use of the low cost parent fee afterschool program. We need for all families to complete the free and reduced lunch application for this school year. The application can be completed online or you can complete a paper copy to send in.
We return back to school on Monday August 29, our doors will open at 7:05 am and the tardy bell will ring at 7:25 am. Dismissal from the classes will start at 2:10 pm. Dismissal to the cars will start at around 2:15 pm as well as to the busses. The latest to pick up for early dismissal is 1:45 pm. We ask that you only pick up early for emergencies and appointment if possible because our daily instruction does not end until 2:10 pm.
We thank you all so much for all that you do and hope that you have a wonderful evening. As always please remember you are amazing!