Archive | February, 2019

Be in the Know at Brownridge!

16 Feb

Be in the know:

  1. We had our first House Team Winter Activity Day on Friday, Feb 15. The day was filled with indoor and outdoor activities promoting a sense of belonging, inclusivity and team work. Check out the photos on Twitter @brownridgeps. Thanks to Mr. Hinds, Ms. Lewkowicz, Ms. Verikios and Mr. Rappaport for planning and organizing the day. Thanks to all Brownridge staff who made the day possible by running the stations and coordinating the activities. #weareallinthistogether
  2. We are super excited about our up-coming Winter Dance!!! School Council has organized another amazing evening with Bounce Entertainment so Brownridge families and friends can come together for an evening of fun and engagement! The dance goes from 6:30-8:00. Pizza, snacks and drinks will be available from 6:00 onward while supplies last. Check out the flyer below.
  3. The grade 8 trip is coming up fast (March 4-6). This is a reminder to all grade 8 families that the second installment for the grade eight trip, grade 8 grad and year is due and can be paid on school cash online. If you need help accessing your account please call the office at 905-660-3083. 
  4. If your child is going to be absent (during an inclement weather day or any other day), please indicate this on EDSBY or call the school at 905-660-3083 to let us know. 
  5. We are excited to be participating in an amazing fundraising opportunity called CAPES FOR KIDS. We are encouraging students to help raise money to support Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. On March 8, all students will be able to wear a cape to signify that we are all heroes who can make a difference for others. See the flyer below.
  6. Happy Family Day to everyone. This is a reminder there is no school on Monday, February 18.
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HOUSE TEAM ACTIVITY DAY- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15- WEAR YOUR TEAM COLOUR

13 Feb

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are super excited to share that on Friday, February 15, all students at Brownridge will be participating in a full day of interactive and engaging activities with their house teams in order to promote a sense of belonging, teambuilding and inclusivity . We ask that you send your student wearing their team colour. In addition to this, students will be participating in awesome activities indoors AND outdoors so please send snow pants, hats, gloves, boots and anything else you feel your child will need to participate!

If you have any questions please contact your child’s teacher. #weareallinthistogether

Thank you,

The Brownridge Team

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FEBRUARY 12, 2019- Bus and taxi service is cancelled in the YRDSB.

12 Feb

Good morning Brownridge. Due to weather warnings issued by Environment Canada, school bus and taxi transportation in York Region has been cancelled. This means that if you drive your child to school you will need to pick them up at 3pm at the end of the day.

Be safe out there!

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COMING SOON TO BROWNRIDGE….. ARE YOU READY TO RACE?

9 Feb

The Amazing Race Math Night

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SAVE THE DATE- BROWNRIDGE SCHOOL COUNCIL IS HOSTING A WINTER DANCE AT BROWNRIDGE ON THURSDAY, FEB 21.

9 Feb

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YRDSB BUS AND TAXI SERVICE CANCELLED FOR FEBRUARY 6/2019 DUE TO FORECASTED INCLEMENT WEATHER

6 Feb

Good morning,

Please be advised that all school buses, minivans and taxi’s servicing the York Region District School Board, and York Catholic District School Board are cancelled for today Wednesday February 6th, 2019 due to forecasted inclement weather. Please be advised that schools WILL remain open.

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Be In The Know At Brownridge…

1 Feb

Be in the know at Brownridge:

  1. We wish all of our Brownridge families celebrating the Lunar New Year on February 5th a very happy celebration.
  2. Students in grades 1-8 will be participating in an Art Series on Wednesday, Feb 6 called Bboying- The Art of Breakdance. Thank you to School Council for providing the funding to support Arts initiatives at Brownridge.
  3. Save the date: The Brownridge Winter Dance is happening on Thursday, February 21. Pizza, snacks and water will be available from 6pm nowards. Bounce Entertainment will be here from 6:30pm-8:00pm for an awesome evening of dancing and fun!
  4. Today, Brownridge Staff participated in professional development focusing on the Indigenous Education and Equity Strategy. We considered/explored our history to deepen our understanding in order to begin making a plan to have a positive impact for our future. 
  5. Today you should have received an email about the new “Drop off” procedure for morning drop off at Brownridge. We are hoping the new procedure allows for a safer and cohesive morning experience in the school parking lot.

Have a wonderful weekend!

The Brownridge Team