Picture day at Brookview is Wednesday, September 13. Order forms were sent home earlier this week. Parents can also order online. Please visit www.mylifetouch.com. Picture day ID is BN807520Q0.
Waukee Community School District (WCSD) uses SchoolMessenger for emergency notifications. Notifications include inclement weather, late starts or other emergency situations that may arise during or after school hours. SchoolMessenger works with PowerSchool, so there is no list for parents to sign up for, however, in order for parents to receive a text message, parents must complete the “opt-in” process.
Subscribe by texting: “Y”, “Yes,” or “Subscribe” to 67587. The cell phone numbers used must be in PowerSchool to receive a notification. Unsubscribe at any time by texting the key words: “Quit”, “Remove” or “Unsubscribe” to 67587.
To make every reasonable effort to provide a safe learning enviorment for our students, all prospective volunteers must complete an online volunteer form. The form is found here online volunteer form. It takes about 5 minutes to complete and must be completed before you can volunteer in any of Waukee CSD’s buildings.
Classroom parties and birthday treats: No homemade treats or food items are permitted. All treats must be commercially prepared and packaged for distribution with the intact ingredient label. Krispy Kreme donuts are not an allergy safe option. Please refer to the Waukee Parent Handbook for more information on the Waukee Allergy Policy. The Waukee Nutrition Department has peanut free snacks for purchase. Please visit www.waukeeschools.org for more information.
When to Stay Home
Fever – Student must be fever free for 24 hours (less than 100 degrees).
Vomit – Student must have not vomited for 24 hours before returning to school.
Diarrhea – Student must be free from diarrhea for 24 hours.
Pink Eye – Student can return to school after 1st dose of medication or as directed by your physician.
Lice – Student is not sent home the day of discovery. Allowed to return after initial treatment.
Health Blog – To subscribe to the WCSD Health Information Blog, please use the following link http://blogs.waukeeschools.org/health/ . The blog contains school and grade level specific heath information.
Brookview Party Dates
All Party Times are 2:30 – 3:15
Fall –October 26
Winter – December 21
Valentine –February 14
Fine Arts Dates
Kindergarten: May 8, at BV time TBA
1st Grade: May 3, at BV time TBA
2nd Grade: April 19, at BV time TBA
3rd Grade is February 1, at WHS Auditorium 6:30PM
4th Grade is March 1, at WHS Auditorium 6:30 PM
5th Grade is March 29, at WHS Auditorium 6:30PM
2017 Brookview/Waukee Spiritwear is now for sale! All orders must be placed online. Deadline: Midnight, Wednesday, September 13th. Orders will be delivered to students on Thursday, September 28th, just in time for Waukee’s Homecoming! If you purchase an item as a gift, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your student’s name/teacher. The items that are designated as ‘gifts’ will be in the office for pick up during the hours of 8:30-4pm M-F.
Please know that while the PTO does make a small profit from the sale of Spiritwear, this is not considered a fundraiser. The Brookview/Waukee Spiritwear is conducted as a service to our families. Please see the web address: Brookview Elementary Apparel.
BV Helping Hands
PTO is excited to invite your child to be part of the Brookview Helping Hands. This group was launched last year with a goal to do service learning projects in our community and our school.
This optional community service group meets six times throughout the school year. The first meeting is Tuesday, October 10, after school from 3:45-4:45 in the library. Look for a form coming home with your student mid-September with more info.
Please join us for the first PTO meeting of the school year on Monday, September 11 at 6:30. We will meet in the Media Center and all are welcome! We will be providing an overview of the PTO’s activities throughout the year and Mrs. Angelino will be speaking.
Also, new this year we will provide child care for any school age children you may need to bring along! High school students earning silver cord hours will be watching the kiddos in the lunch room playing games and watching a movie while you enjoy the meeting.
If you have any questions, contact Maren Trettin (email@example.com) or Shannon Gausman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
PTO Restaurant Nights
Mark your calendars for our upcoming restaurant nights where you don’t have to cook and a percentage of the proceeds go directly back to our school!
|Restaurant||Date of Event|
|Chipotle||Tuesday, September 12|
|Dairy Queen||Thursday, October 19|
|Chick-Fil-A||Tuesday, November 7|
|Hy-Vee Market Grille||Tuesday, December 5|
Lost and Found
Brookview’s Lost and Found can be found outside the music room. Brookview quickly accumulates a large quantity of jackets, coats, sweatshirts, hats, gloves and lunch boxes. Please check the Lost and Found area often. Twice a year – At Christmas Break and Spring Break, anything not claimed is donated to a charitable organization.
The Waukee Schools Foundation is hosting a “SlamTastic” event coming to the Field House this October! Get your tickets now to watch your very own teachers, parents, principals, and school administrators take on the WORLD FAMOUS Harlem Wizards!
The Harlem Wizards are a trick shooting, high jumping team of ultra talented basketball players that come with an inspiring message for the kiddos. Brookview’s very own Mrs. Tykslind has volunteers to join Team Warriors (coached by Mike Householder) and take on the Harlem Wizards!
October 16th, 2017
Waukee HS Field House
Doors Open at 5:30, show starts at 6:30
To purchase tickets: www.waukeeschoolsfoundation.org
Buy your tickets soon as we do anticipate a completely sold out event!
Student General Admission is just $12 when purchased in advanced. We are also offering court side seating with a meet and greet with the Harlem Wizards! Visit the ticketing site for more details on seating options. This is an evening of fun and excitement for everyone! We are still looking to add 3-4 more players to Team Warriors. If you would like to nominate someone, please email Gina at email@example.com. For more information on the Harlem Wizards, please visit their website at www.harlemwizards.com.
WE’LL SEE YOU ON THE COURT!
Looking for classes and activities for students and adults? Visit www.waukeeschools.org. On the front page, click on the purple backpack to view Waukee Community Education classes, Waukee Camps and Clinics, Waukee District events and non-profit community fliers.
Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to earn cash for Brookview. Each Box Top is worth 10¢! Look for the pink Box Top on hundreds of products. Just clip and send to school. You can send them to school in any increments. Groups of 50, can be grouped together and placed in a baggie.
For more information on Box Tops, including a list of participating products, go to BTFE.com. Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free!) so you can check out our school’s earnings details and get access to coupons and bonus offer
Last school year, we earned $779.50 for our school from Box Tops. This school year, our goal is to earn $1,000. We are off to a good start! So far this year, we’ve had 2,670 Box Tops abrought in (that’s $267)! Wow!! Please keep sending them in!!
If you have any questions, please contact Becky Twedt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for all your help to make Brookview a GREAT school!!