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Principal Update September 16, 2018

Reported by on 9/16/18

Principal's Update
DATE September 16, 2018
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HAPPENINGS AT BROOKDALE:

• Be Bold and Go Gold. Every 3 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer. Show your support for childhood cancer awareness and dress your little Bobcat in gold this Friday, September 21. Brookdale is joining Hill and Metea schools in the nationwide campaign to call attention to the 13,500 children diagnosed with cancer each year.

• The Reading Department is in need of some volunteers to help organize the guided reading collection. This is for a short-term project with various tasks involved. You will work with a partner to help expedite this process. Please feel free to sign up to work with someone you know. Use this link to sign up: Guided Reading Project Volunteers. For questions contact Anne Schmalandt (Reading Specialist) at: anne_schmalandt@ipsd.org Thank you for your help!

• Follow Brookdale School on Twitter @BrookdaleBobcat. We use #Brookdalepride to show all the fun and cool things going on at Brookdale Elementary and the community!

SCHEDULE FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK:

Monday, September 17
• Chorus Practice - 7:50am to 8:50am

Tuesday, September 18
• PALS Club (for 5th grade) - during school day

Wednesday, September 19
• Late Start Wednesday - first bell rings at 9:00am— all students to be in their classroom by 9:15am
• Chess Club - 3:40pm to 4:30pm
• Curriculum Night for families with students in PA and ELL programming - 6:00pm

Thursday, September 20
• Fourth Grade Field Trip to Danada Farm
• PTA Fun Run Kick-Off Assembly - during the school day
• PTA General Meeting (open to all Brookdale Families) - 7:00pm

Friday, September 21
• Fifth Grade Tech Club - 8:00am to 8:50am
• Men of Brookdale - during recess and lunch
• Girls Running Club - 3:40pm to 4:30pm

DATES TO REMEMBER:
• Monday, September 24 - Family Fun Run Kick-Off Night at Portillo's on Jefferson - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
• Thursday, October 4 - PTA Fun Run - during the school day
• Monday, October 8 - NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day
• Tuesday, October 9 - Team IPEF Chipotle Dinner Night - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
• Wednesday, October 17 - Family Reading Night - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
• Friday, October 19 - End of First Quarter
• Friday, October 26 - Report Cards open in HAC at 4:00pm

Sincerely,
Mary Howicz
630.428.6800
Brookdale Principal

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