2017-2018 Chair Volunteers Needed

All BPS events and activities are successful because of our parent volunteers.  Chairs must be registered PTA members. Please sign up to chair or co-chair a BPS event/activity for the coming school year.  Some positions are grade specific so please read carefully.
Questions about events, responsibilities of the positions, please contact Michelle Werner mpilecki@hotmail.com
Thank you,
All BPS events and activities are successful because of our parent volunteers. Please sign up to chair or co-chair a BPS event/activity. Some positions are grade specific so please read carefully. PLEASE PLACE EMAIL ADDRESS IN COMMENTS. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Werner mpilecki@hotmail.com Thanks in advance! BPS PTA

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BPS Science Fair Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 25 6:30pm at Brookside grades 3-5 will display their science projects for all to come see and explore.

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Can you send in just 10 Box Tops?

Spring BoxTop Collection is under way. Send 10 or more box tops attached to the box top sheet. If the BPS student body can reach their spring goal of 3,000 boxtops they will earn an extended recess period in June. See flyer Box Tops Collection Drive- Outdoor Play  collection sheet BOX TOPS COLLECTION SHEET

Thank you to everyone who helped reach and surpass the BPS goal of 3,000. The homework passes will be available in the next few days.  GO BPS!
If the BPS student body can reach a goal of 3,000 Box Tops collected between today and Thursday, February 28th, each student will receive a HOMEWORK PASS to be used at the homeroom teacher’s discretion.
Fill a collection sheet – link attached – with 10 unexpired box tops and give to your teacher or place in the box tops collection basket in the main office.
Let’s get clipping!

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SchoolStore Registration ongoing Join Today

SchoolStore packet:

 Here’s how it works:
1. Go to www.schoolstore.net and sign up.  School code 160193
2. Fill in your Student’s Prize Code from your confirmation e-mail in the blank on the outer envelope where is says STUDENT NAME: ____ STUDENT PRIZE CODE:___
3. Give to your Homeroom Teacher and you will receive a prize.
4. Shop through the schoolstore.net with the Brookside link with over 400 retailers online and BPS receives a portion of the sale. The SchoolStore is open and ready for you to register – the link will work for 1 year to click and shop at the over 400 retailers online.
Each packet contains a “GOLDEN TICKET” scratch it off there is 1 winner for Brookside (who will it be). The WINNER will receive $100 to shop with!

Questions please e-mail nicoleorange@yahoo.com.  Ask a BPS friend to send you an e-mail and you can shop online at over 400 retailers via their link and earn $ for Brookside School.

Please note this an optional fundraiser.

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BPS Recycles

Please drop all drink pouches and Little Bites (empty) in the bins at BPS. See flyer Terracycle Fundraiser

Turning trash into cash while cleaning up the earth.

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Principal’s May Briefs

 May’s character trait is Perseverance.

Staff Appreciation week is May 1-5. Please see calendar for upcoming BPS dates such as assemblies, field trips, events etc.

All May dates are in the newsletter as well as on the BPS PTA website calendar.BriefsMay2017

Nurse’s Healthy Hints Healthy Hints May 2017

Please read the entire May brief found in the Principals’ Info tab (along the top bar) Principal’s Monthly Message for more information and important dates.

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Screen Free Week: May 15-19

Brookside Place School will hold its annual SCREEN-FREE WEEK May 15 – 19, 2017.

Screen Free Week is a national movement that encourages children and families to turn off TVs, tablets and video games and turn on to other fun activities.  Read more about the planned activities here: SFW LETTER TO FAMILIES 2017-2

If you have any questions, please contact Peggy Carlton at: plfc26@verizon.net or Meghan Smith at: mgsiena12@aol.com.

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Plant Sale May 12

Brookside Plant Sale will be May 12 during school hours, each class will be taken to the sale by their teacher. If you like your child to shop please send them in with money, shoebox and the form Plant_Sale_2017_Flyer

Friday, May 5 is the last day to order flats. The committee is seeking help unloading the truck at 7:30am the day of the sale 5/12 and assisting the children purchase plants throughout the day. Please see the sign up genius! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49a8ae2ba0fc1-20172

Please contact Jen Rogers at djlrogers@gmail.com with any questions.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Brookside 5k/1m Run Thanks to our Sponsors

Thank you to everyone who came out on Sunday and supported the Brookside 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run.  We wanted to send a special thank you to our Brookside families and businesses who helped sponsor this great event.  We couldn’t have done it without you!
Brighton Air Corp. (BAC), Keating Physical Therapy, New Jersey Family Medical
Cougar Headquarters, Cranford Jaycees, Dreyer Farms, Bosonac Orthodontics, LLC
JAG Physical Therapy, Shea Jennings, School of Irish Dance, Tina Browning Real Estate
Alluem Yoga, TimberRidge Construction, AJ Jersey, RAC Landscape Contractors
Sawicki & Sons General Contractors, Sila Boutique, Flourishing Family Chiropractic
Deshe Landscaping & Construction, estfield Running Company, Cranford Pediatrics, Cranford Best Bagels & Deli
Vanilla Bean Creamery, Anthem Boutique, Hilltop Bicycles, RoadID, Walgreens
Brookside School PTA 5K Committee
It is time to sign up for the Brookside 5k/1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, May 7, 2017You will be guaranteed a T-shirt if you register by Tuesday, April 18th.

You can register by going to http://compuscore.com/event/4127 or by filling out the attached registration form and sending it into school with your child.  Please pass the flyer along to fellow Cranford residents.   It is a fun event for the whole family and a great way to show your school spirit.   You can run, jog or walk either event.   The race will have music, food, and refreshments.

If you have any questions or can volunteer for race day, please email Amy Owens at gomets06@verizon.net or Teri Kandel at laditeri@yahoo.com.

We hope you will be a part of this fun day!  Registration form here: 2017 BPS 5k Registration Final form

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