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Bolt for Brookview – April 27

Only two weeks until Bolt for Brookview!! So far students have raised $26,659.50!!! Great job!  Keep fundraising! The collection period ends April 20. Thank you to our business sponsors for their monetary or in-kind support!! Iowa Family Services, Inc., Affinity Credit Union, Chick-Fil-A, Warrior Lanes, Rita’s, Chili’s, RE/MAX Precision – Ingrid Williams.

The Bolt for Brookview schedule can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aPoP64aFoCLB72Z1hbXdZBMtWIO3Hs_YjbI4Dner3cU/edit?usp=sharing.

On April 27, there are two ways to be a part of the fun.  Volunteers are needed!  There are many shifts throughout the day.  Volunteers are especially needed for clean up at 2:45 pm.  Use the following link to volunteer  https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2278338/false#/invitation.  Visitors are welcome. Use the following link if you would like to watch from the sidelines or run along with your child https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1r4s0bUUNWKuiyhqY95CjMAc7y-lEGh-Msy_6Xvql1bY/edit.

All volunteers and visitors will be required to have a visitor badge.

Any questions, please email boltforbrookview@gmail.com.

Last Day of School

The last day of school for students is Thursday, May 31.

Drop Off Time for Students

Students cannot be dropped off before 8:35AM.  There is not supervision before 8:35AM.  Students are not allowed to wait inside the building.

6th Grade Parent Orientation

6th grade parent orientation is ThursdayApril 26th. This is for parents only.   The presentation will take place in the South MS large gymnasium during the times below. Following the presentation, parents will be able to take a self-guided tour of the building and visit our 6th Purple pod. Principals will be available for questions and we will have a variety of our community partners present for parents to visit with before or after your session.  The presentation will be online following the event for any families who have conflicts.

We prefer you come during your scheduled time, but if it doesn’t work for your schedule, you may attend at that alternate time listed.

  • Students last name A-K: 6:00-6:30 PM
  • Students last name L-Z: 7:00-7:30 PM

Has Your Address Changed?  Planning to Move?

Two things are needed.

  1. Call the Brookview office at 987-5166 and let us know your new address.
  2. Change your address at the Waukee School District office (560 SE University Ave., Waukee, IA  50263).

*To change your address, you’ll need proof of residency.  A copy of your rental agreement or purchase agreement is acceptable.

Introduction to Kindergarten Night

When:  Thursday, May 10:  6:00-7:00 pm

Who should attend:  Incoming kindergarten students and their parents.

What to expect:  Students will spend time in activities with kindergarten teachers.   Parents will learn about kindergarten, Brookview and be able to ask questions of Mrs. Angelino.  Please visit http://blogs.waukeeschools.org/sangelino/intro-to-kindergarten/

Waukee Community Closet

The Waukee Community Closet assists students and families in need within our school district by providing free high quality clothing (pre-worn as well as new).   If you have children’s clothing to donate, please check out Facebook.com/waukeecommunitycloset for the hours of donation.

2nd Waukee High School

Want accurate up-to-date information on Waukee’s 2nd High School?  Go to https://2ndhs.waukeeschools.org/

Ashworth Road Closure

Ashworth Road will be closed from the intersection of Jordan Creek Parkway to the intersection of 88th Street thru November 2018.

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

SchoolMessenger

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.

When to Stay Home

Fever – Student must be fever free (without medication) 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.

Students are not allowed to stay indoors for recess or not participate in P.E. without a medical excuse (page10 of WSC elementary handbook).

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.

Lost and Found

Brookview’s Lost and Found is located outside the music room.  Please label all jackets, coats, sweatshirts, hats, gloves, water bottles and lunch boxes.  Please check the Lost and Found area often.

Health News

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.

Waukee Backpack

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.

PTO Volunteer Positions

 PTO is still in need of a Yearbook co-chair for next school year. Additionally, we are looking for a Teacher Appreciation chair and a Conference Meal chair for 2019- 2020. Volunteers will have next year to assist the current chairs to get a feel for the duties. If interested, please contact Maren (mmkeyz@hotmail.com) or Shannon (sdgwdm@gmail.com).

PTO Website

Looking for PTO information? Go to https://sites.google.com/view/bvpto/home?authuser=0.   This website is a great go to link for all PTO information including meeting dates, copies of flyers your kids came home with, Restaurant Nights, fundraising events, meeting notes, and many other things!

Volunteering

To make every reasonable effort to provide a safe learning environment for our students, all 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.

Box Tops

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

If you have any questions, please contact Becky Twedt at dbtwedt@gmail.com.

Substitute Associates Needed! 

Come join the Waukee Community School District as a substitute associate.

  • Flexibility: You choose when and where you want to work
  • Pay: $12.00 per hour
  • Experience: Gain great classroom skills

To apply go to https://www.waukeeschools.org/careers/career-opportunities/.  Questions: contact Amelia Clark @ 515-987-5161 ext., 4529.

 

 

 

560 Southeast University Avenue
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701