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Weekly Message - October 26, 2020

Reported by on 10/26/20

Hello Spring Brook Parents –

On Monday, November 9th, we want to provide you an opportunity to pick up instructional materials that your child will need for the months of November and December.

If your child is in Kindergarten, First and/or Second Grade, you will just need to have the grade level displayed on your car window.

If your child is in Third, Fourth and/or Fifth Grade, you will need to have the grade level and math class displayed. If they are in accelerated math, please display AC for accelerated math.

Use the first letter of your child’s last name to find the scheduled time for your pick-up on November 9th. If your children have different last names (from one another) please choose the earlier time. If you cannot make your assigned time, you can come during another time slot.

A-H: 1:15-1:45

I-O: 1:45-2:15

P-Z: 2:15-2:45

Parents will need to drive to the school to maintain social distancing. If you are out of town and unable to pick up your student’s supplies, you may arrange for a neighbor to pick up their belongings. Please also have your friend or neighbor have a sign in the car window, listing the grade level and math class (if they are in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade).


In the interest of safety for you and for our staff, we ask that you follow these procedures when you arrive for your scheduled pick up time:

Please come alone if possible. We ask that children do not come. While we hope the schedule alleviates long lines, there may be some waiting as we load cars. Also, classroom teachers will not be at the school for students to see.
Similar to our car pickup window signs, please CREATE a new sign (8 ½ x 11 paper size) with your child(ren)’s grade level and math class (if they are in grades 3 and/or 5). If your child is in math acceleration, please display AC for math acceleration.
Place your sign on the passenger side window, visible to staff.
Drivers should turn on their hazard flashers while they are in line.
Enter carline
Once your car has reached the designated spot, please open the trunk and/or unlock your side door. DO NOT GET OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE. A staff member will place your child’s items in your trunk.



Curbside Book Pick Up

Research tells us the importance of book access: LINK. To promote reading, our LMC is continuing Curbside Book Pick Up. Students can search for books in our online catalog OR choose "Librarian's Choice" and we'll pull books for your child.

Form to participate: https://forms.gle/5g48CGeW3jK8Jrv96

Video for more clarification: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1847549002

Let's keep our Spring Brook Huskies reading,
Dr. Hoyle Ross, LMC Director



Coat Drive

The Community Service Committee will be holding a coat drive to benefit Hesed House. Please drop off donations to Ryan Singer 3439 Keller Ln or Kerri Bradley 2312 Moonlight Ct
The coat drive will run Monday October 26th through Friday November 6th
Any questions email ryans33@comcast.net


Parent University: Google Classroom

Have you ever wondered how your child uses Google Classroom? Take a look inside the online classroom during “Parent University: Google Classroom,” at 7 pm on Monday, October 26. This event will be streamed live on the district's YouTube channel. Topics covered include an overview of Google Classroom from a student, parent, and teacher perspective, and a model of the student-teacher experience in Google Classroom. Parents can submit questions to be addressed during the webinar here.


PTA Fall Fundraiser - Still Accepting Orders through 10/28

Thank you to those who have registered their students and/or placed orders for the PTA fall fundraiser. There is still time this week to register and submit online orders through Boon Supply or AP Magazines through Wednesday, October 28th. We would love to get a little closer to our goal if possible!

What you can do to help:

Register your student online through the Boon Supply and AP Magazines website
Boon Supply Registration School Code: 1099527
AP Magazines Registration School Code: SBEPTA
Share the link through email, text, Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media you use! This is a great opportunity for distant family and friends that want to help!
Use the Boost 10 email tool on your Boon Supply dashboard to participate and help your child's teacher earn credit to spend at Boon Supply. Students earn a prize just for sending the emails too!

We know there is a lot going on, but if you can take a few minutes to just register your students and send a few emails, you never know who might want to help out. If you have any questions about the fundraiser, please contact Tiffany Malik (tiffany.malik@gmail.com).

Thank you to Spring Brook's amazing staff and parents for your support!


Reflections Arts Program 2020-2021

What is the Reflections Program?

Reflections is the National PTA's Arts Program that inspires children to get creative! Students are invited to create works of art in any of the six different art categories and Special Artists category. Every year Reflections Arts Program has a unique theme.



Who can participate?

Students of all grades (from KG to Grade 5) and all abilities may participate. Each student can create one project in each of the art categories.



What is the next step?

If interested, please register and submit your work at the link given below by October 29. All registration forms and entries will be submitted electronically this year. Please remember to save your actual artwork after you have submitted.

https://sites.google.com/view/ippc-reflections



What is the deadline to submit the project?

Thursday, October 29, 2020.

Contact Reflections Chair – Jenny Pabich springbrookvppta@gmail.com

More Details at:
https://sites.google.com/view/ippc-reflections


Have a great week! - Dave

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