Archive | May, 2020

Vaughan Public Library is hosting it’s first ever Virtual Science Fair- check it out!

28 May
Yes, a Virtual Science Fair!   The secret is out! VPL is hosting it’s first ever Virtual Science Fair from June 5th – June 30th. Submit your project to be reviewed by a panel of judges for a chance to win awesome prizes. The Virtual Science Fair is open to participants in grades 2 to 12, and judging will be based on three age categories: Junior (grades 2 to 5), Intermediate (grades 6-8), and Senior (grades 9-12). You may participate as an individual or as a group of up to 4 people.   More details to follow, but in the meantime get your creative juices flowing with science projects available on World Book Online For Kids. 

CONGRATULATIONS TO MS. BRAIANTSIS- YRDSB ELEMENTARY TEACHER OF THE YEAR!

27 May

Congratulations to Ms. Angie Braiantsis for being voted the York Region District School Board 2019-2020 Elementary Teacher of the Year. Her motivation, inspiration and dedication are only surpassed by her passion for teaching, learning and leadership.

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Hey Brownridge! The countdown is on! The Virtual House Colour Games are coming – June 2020!

25 May

VAUGHAN PUBLIC LIBRARIES IS LAUNCHING A VIRTUAL SCIENCE FAIR

19 May

Dear Brownridge families,

Vaughan Public Libraries is pleased to offer an exciting program that they are launching for kids and families.

On June 1st, Vaughan Public Libraries will be launching a Virtual Science Fair which is open for any participants in Grade 2 to Grade 12. Create a website, a video presentation, an animated cartoon, or a video game to showcase your research centered around a theme which will be announced when the event launches on June 1st. The Science Fair will accept entries throughout the month of June, with final submissions due on June 30th.

The event will launch with several categories for participants, Junior (for grades 2-5), Intermediate (for grades 6 – 8), and Senior (for grades 9-12). You are welcome to join as a solo participant or as a group, working collaboratively online. They cannot wait to see what the eager young minds of Vaughan can come up with when they rise to the challenge.

Event rules, registration information, and submission guidelines, and Judging Rubric will be available online at event launch, on June 1st, 2020.

For any inquiries on this upcoming event, please contact the Virtual Science Fair communications officer Rosa Covertini, at rosa.covertini@vaughan.ca or the Virtual Science Fair lead, Tommy Sunthorn, at tommy.sunthorn@vaughan.ca.

Brownridge Full House Parody- Exciting News!

13 May

WE HAVE SOME EXCITING BROWNRIDGE NEWS!- Ms. Braiantsis has put together an awesome video of the Brownridge staff (click on https://youtu.be/BVSRJrkWBpY to view) parodying the intro of the show Full House. The video was such a hit that a reporter from CityNews reached out to let her know that a portion of it will be used in the reporter’s “Feel Good” story on Friday, May 15. It will air twice between 5-7 and again at 11pm on City news.

 

Thursday, May 14- IT’S WACKY HAT DAY!

11 May

Good afternoon Brownridge! Our next spirit day is happening on Thursday, May 14. It is Wacky Hat Day! Wear a hat and send a photo to Brownridge.ps@yrdsb.ca so we can continue constructing our 2019-2020 Brownridge yearbook with lots of memories!
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Happy Mother’s Day from Brownridge

10 May

To all of the moms, grandmas, great grandmas, foster moms, step moms, moms who have lost a child, aunts, sisters and cousins who provide unconditional positive regard and love, Happy Mother’s Day. 

Happy Mother's Day

SPIRIT DAY TOMORROW- INSIDE OUT DAY

7 May

Good afternoon Brownridge,

We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! Tomorrow is an at-home spirit day for Brownridge. It is INSIDE OUT DAY! Wear your clothes or pyjamas inside out, take a photo and email them to Brownridge.ps@yrdsb.ca.

We are in the process of creating a BROWNRIDGE YEARBOOK for the 2019-2020 school year and we want your photos. Send us photos of at-home spirit days, at-home learning and activities your children have been doing to support mental health and physical well being (ie. photos of exercising, Yoga, building structures, engaged in academic learning, etc.). Email photos to Brownridge.ps@yrdsb.ca.

Have a wonderful day and stay healthy everyone!
The Brownridge Team

Hey Brownridge…Happy Star Wars Day! Check out some great activities from the Brownridge Learning Commons!

4 May

Good Morning Brownridge! We hope you are staying safe and healthy! Happy Star Wars Day! Check out some awesome activities from our Brownridge Library Learning Commons (you can follow our learning commons on Twitter and on Instagram). Thank you to Ms. Braiantsis for putting this together!

Brownridge Learning Commons- Star Wars DayMay the 4th be with you

BROWNRIDGE SPIRIT DAY- BUILD A SUPER STRUCTURE!

4 May

Good morning Brownridge! Happy Monday!

For our first at-home spirit day, we are inviting students to build a super structure using Lego, boxes, toilet paper rolls, Tupperware or anything else you have at home. Take a photo of yourself with the super structure and send it to brownridge.ps@yrdsb.ca.

We can’t wait to see your awesome structures! Have so much fun!!!