Volunteer Openings

Volunteers needed for 2018-2019!

All BPS events and activities are successful because of our parent volunteers! 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.

Some key roles have not been filled yet.  In order to keep all of our schools fun events going we need your help.  Questions about events or responsibilities of the positions, please contact Michelle Werner [email protected].


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School Supplies

Please find below grade-level lists of suggested school supplies for the 2018-2019 school year.

For you convenience you can choose to order them directly from School Tool Box where you can customize your box.

Their website to order is https://www.schooltoolbox.com/stbDirect/index.php?r=site/index

Click on find boxes now and search for Brookside Place School.  Boxes are delivered directly to your house.

Boxes leave the warehouse within 10 business days from when the order is placed.  Please allow shipping time from Chicago as well. Most deliveries arrive in 1-4 days. If parents are wondering if there is still enough time for them to order, they can always call their office at (800) 952-1119 and see if boxes are leaving quicker than 10 days and one of our customer service reps will be happy to help them make the decision if it’s okay to order.

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Grade 1 and New Student Orientations

SAVE THE DATES: Grade 1 and New Student Orientations

Brookside Place School will host two orientations on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Both programs are intended for students as well as their parent(s)/guardian(s) and will include a review of school procedures, a question and answer session, and a tour of the school building.

Grade 1 Orientation: Tuesday, September 4 at 2:00 PM ~ This program is for ALL students entering Grade 1 including those who attended Kindergarten at Brookside Place as well as those who were enrolled at other programs.

NEW Student Orientation Grades 2 – 5: Tuesday, September 4 at 3:00 PM ~ This program is for all students NEW to Brookside Place School.

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Orange Ave School Orientation

Attention 6th Graders

Orange Avenue School Grade 6 Orientation and Open House will be held on Wednesday, August  22, 2018 from 10:30 AM – 1:15 PM.

Details can be found here 6th Grade Orientation Flyer – 2018

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Principal News – June

Summer is almost here but there are many activities planned over these last few weeks of school so take some time to read the final school year newsletter.  BriefsJune2018

These last few weeks of the school year can be hot so please encourage your child to drink water throughout the day.  Apply sunscreen!  Lastly see Mrs. O’Hara if you need to pick up your child’s medication.  Healthy Hints June 2018

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School Tool Box

New pre-packaged school supply provider this year!

School Tool Box offers an easy way to purchase a supply kit for your child’s upcoming school year.

BPS Faculty selects the school supplies needed for each grade and you can either purchase them independently or through School Tool Box. New this year – you can customize the list! If you already have a box of crayons at home, take this item out of your list and save.

Please see the flyer below or link for more information. All boxes will ship directly to your home.  School Tool Box Summer 2018


**This is a service, not a fundraiser.

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Scholastic BOGO Book Fair

Scholastic BOGO Book Fair

Buy One, Get One equal or less in value (BOGO) Book Sale on May 30th & May 31st.  See Class Schedule and send in $ for your child to shop if you’d like them to buy books.  This is a great opportunity to stock up on books for the summer.  BookFairScheduleMay30-31-2018

Volunteers needed, please sign up– https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4eaaaa23aaf58-bpsscholastic1

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5th Grade Night Out

5th Grade Night Out Come out and celebrate the start of summer with your friends!

When: Friday, June 15th 7:30-9:30

You must RSVP for this event. This event is sponsored by the BPS PTA.  RSVP by clicking https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4eaeaa2ea46-5thgrade

Questions:  contact Michelle Werner [email protected] or Nancy Otten [email protected]

Come out and celebrate the start of summer with your friends! *DJ *Treats *Games *Photo booth You must RSVP for this event. This event is sponsored by the BPS PTA. Thank you, Michelle & Nancy

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Movie Under The Stars

BPS PTA presents a FREE Movie Under The Stars showing:

Peter Rabbit

When: Friday June 1st.  Movie begins at 8:00pm and the Ice Cream Truck arrives at 7:00pm.  Rain or shine.
Where: BPS blacktop (shine) Gym (rain)
Bring your own lawn chair/ blanket for viewing, picnic and snacks.

All BPS families are welcome, compliments of the BPS PTA.  More info can be found by clicking Movie Night
No Alcoholic beverages on premises.

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