Grade 8 course selection..action required

14 Feb

Hello families of students in grade 8. Today your children participated in course selection for high school. They have been instructed to show you their courses and have you sign off on them. If you agree, simply sign at the top of the page. If you feel changes are needed, please indicate this on the form. Please note that course selection was done with teacher input.

If your child was absent today, they will have an opportunity to choose courses on Tuesday/Wednesday. We will reconvene to review on Wednesday, February 19 so selections can be submitted to high schools by Monday, February 24. 

Updated Information Regarding the Coronavirus

10 Feb

Dear Brownridge Families,

 Please find updated information regarding the Coronavirus.

 Thanks, The Brownridge Team

Coronavirus Update – February 10 2020

Coronavirus-2020 FAQ



Info to know from Brownridge…

9 Feb

Hello Brownridge Families, here is some info to know for the week of Feb 10-Feb 14.

  1. Due to labour action there will be no school for students on Tuesday, February 11 nor Thursday, February 13.
  2. At school we are encouraging students to wash their hands, sneeze/cough into their sleeve and if they are not feeling well, to remain at home. Please reinforce these with your children. 
  3. This is a reminder that we have many students with severe and life-threatening allergies at Brownridge. Please do not send in any food items for the class for birthdays, holidays or other events.
  4. On Wednesday, February 12, students in grades 5-8 will participate in an arts presentation called “Britta B,- Rebel with a Rhyme”. The focus will be on Poetry and Spoken Word related to themes of social justice. Thank you to School Council for funding this opportunity.
  5. The 2nd annual Brownridge Comic Con is temporarily postponed until a new date can be established. 

The Brownridge Team


Community Symposium Tomorrow at St. Elizabeth High School- Topics include Vaping and Online Safety and Cyber-Bullying

5 Feb

Community Symposium

Important info from Brownridge

5 Feb

Dear Brownridge Families,

This email is inform you of a few important things.

  • Due to labour action, there is no school for students on Thursday, Feb 6 and Friday, Feb 7.
  • Lunchtime and after school programs scheduled to take place on Thursday, Feb 6 will be rescheduled.
  • Pizza Lunch scheduled for Friday, February 7 will now be happening on Friday, April 3.
  • Due to labour action, there is no school for students on Tuesday, Feb 11 and Thursday, Feb 13. Lunchtime and after school programs scheduled to take place on these days will be rescheduled. (If you order from Kid’s Kitchen please consider cancelling your order).

Thank you,

The Brownridge Team

Info for you to know….

30 Jan

Hi all, here is some info for you to know:

  1. January 31 is a PA Day. There is no school for students.
  2. HIGH SCHOOL registration forms and transfer forms are due to the High school tomorrow – so if you did not submit them to us, please take them to the high school no later than tomorrow
  3. Remember, students should dress for the weather. Unless the temperature dips below negative 20 or the tarmac is unsafe due to ice, students will be going outside. 
  4. Safety is a priority at Brownridge. When crossing the street, please use the cross walk in front of the school appropriately (do no J-Walk). When arriving at a stop sign, please come to a complete stop. Drive slowly through the parking lot. Do not leave your vehicle unattended in the bus loop/emergency loop. Do not park behind parked vehicles. Safety over convenience; our students are precious!
  5. Wednesday, February 5 is World Read Aloud Day. Mr. Gold will be doing a read-aloud with every class in the school. This day, along with every other day, is a great time to be reading to/with your child helping to promote a love of reading. 
  6. Due to labour action, students will not be receiving first term report cards. 
  7. YRDSB elementary schools will be closed on February 6 and February 7 due to strike action. There will be no school for students. 

The Brownridge Holiday Heroes Campaign was a huge success

29 Jan

Congratulations Brownridge…and thank you. Thank you for making a difference. Thank you for using your super powers to help others. The Holiday Heroes Campaign was a huge success. Attached is a thank you letter from the YRP which we feel is important to share. Thank you to Ms. Large and Ms. Braiantsis for coordinating the campaign.

Have a wonderful day! The Brownridge Team

Brownridge Holiday Heroes Thank you Letter