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Principal's Message 9/2/18

Reported by terri_russell@ipsd.org on 9/2/18

September 2, 2018

Dear Brooks Families,

I hope you are enjoying the extended weekend. Last Friday, our teachers used the District Institute Day to focus on social/emotional learning, technology and academic curriculum planning for our students. It was a great day of learning together! Once again, congratulations to our staff and students on a wonderful beginning to the school year. Our routines are in place and learning is well underway!

MUST READ

Curriculum Night Save the Date
Please mark your calendar for Thursday, September 20 from 6:00-7:35 pm. Each teacher will give a short presentation regarding your child’s day, the curriculum and technology integration. Please be watching for a formal invitation coming later this week. The format and structure of this evening is for parents only. Children should not attend. Thank you for booking your babysitter early!

Help Wanted
Parents needed to monitor students during our Fall Benchmarking scheduled for Tuesday, September 4 through Monday, September 10th. Please sign up for an available slot. PLEASE ARRIVE 10 MINUTES EARLY IN THE LMC! Thank you for your time - from the Brooks Intervention Team

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094ba8ab2aa7f58-brooks1

PAWS for Tales
Our partnership with the Naperville Humane Society and the PAWS for Tales program will continue on Fridays starting at the end of September. This wildly successful program allows our students to read to therapy/rescue dogs. In order to participate, your child must have a release on file. Please fill out the attached Google Form for each Brooks Tiger in your family to grant permission to participate.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQ9BFo_kq3PLW8gmu257bxRLE9fZxP4gRdIXyi9gLWoJmmTA/viewform?usp=sf_link


ON THE RADAR/REMINDERS

Reminder from the Health Office
If your child will be absent or late, please call the attendance office at 375-3200 x3. In addition, all Kindergarten and New Families are required by law to submit an Illinois Physical and Immunization Examination. This form was included in your registration packet. Your student's medical paperwork is due NOW. Please submit your medical forms. If you have any questions, please call the Brooks Office at 630-375-3202.

Transportation
Important Reminder - district policy states that students may only ride the bus they are assigned. Please do not independently put your child on a different bus. In the event of an emergency, we would not know of this change.

Sincerely,
Terri Russell, Principal


CALENDAR DATES

Sept. 13 PTA Mtg. 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 20 Curriculum Night 6:00-7:35 p.m.
Sept. 21 Movie Night Mania 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Sept. 26 Academically Talented 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Parent Night
Sept. 27 School Pictures
Sept. 30 Roarin 5K
Oct. 3 Chick-Fil-A Night Time coming - come have dinner with Mrs. Russell

Third-Party Educational Programs
The following companies have rented space in our schools to offer an after-school educational program for students. The distribution of this material is in no way an endorsement of programs, services, activities or products by District 204. For more information about the programs listed below, visit:
Brooks: Illinois Chess Teachers Chess Club
Brooks: Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes
Brooks: Bricks 4 Kidz Lego STEM Club






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