Brackett Community Art Show is On! Call for Submissions

art cricketBrackett Community Art Show is May 4th, 6-8pm... and now we need your art!

Brackett's Community Art Show is a wonderful night where our community comes together to view art and get our creative juices flowing with hands-on art projects. We welcome all artwork submissions (drawings, paintings, sculpture, mobiles, lego-built creations, etc.) from students, parents, teachers, neighbors, siblings, grandparents... anyone with a connection to our neighborhood or Brackett. 

 

Art Projects: ANY artwork is welcome (that includes artwork created in school or from previous years). 

Please drop off artwork in the lobby:

Thurs 4/26: 8-8:30am & 2-3pm

Fri 4/27: 8-8:30am & 2-3pm

Mon 4/30: 8-8:30am & 2-3pm

 

Write name & title on back, and then be sure to fill out the online submission form (link below).

Brackett Celebrates Earth Week, Monday, April 23 – Friday, April 27th!

ALL WEEK (MONDAY-FRIDAY): TEXTILE RECYCLING COMPETITION! Drop off your old, worn, torn clothing, shoes, bedding, and stuffed animals to the collection box in front of the school and help Brackett win the district-wide competition!
 
MONDAY: NATURE ADVENTURE WALK
Monday, April 23rd, meet at flagpole at 2:30pm (return to school between 4-4:15pm): Kick off the week of Earth Day activities by joining us for an Adventure Walk to Menotomy Rocks Park! Come enjoy the outdoors, play some games and participate in a fun nature treasure hunt. Please sign up here (parent permission required):
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4dacac2fa64-field

Blanket Drive

Dear Families,

Please donate your unwanted blankets, sheets and towels to the Blanket Drive. A group of 1st graders is holding the drive to collect donations for the MSPCA - Angell in Boston. The shelter is in need of bedding for their animals. 

A bin for donations is in the school lobby. Donations due by Friday, April 28th.

Thanks for your donations!

Kate Wolfe - wolfek8@gmail.com

Julianne Gilpin - julianne.gilpin@gmail.com

The Read-A-Thon Is A Huge Success!

Congratulations to all of our young readers on the Read-A-Thon! Our students read more than 378,000 minutes!!! And raised more than $17,000 ~ money to fund teacher grants, improving outdoor spaces at school and much more!

And a special shout-out to the classrooms that logged the most minutes:

K: Mrs. Nechtem

1: Ms. Macrae

2: Mrs. Case

3: Ms. Mack

4: Ms. LaRocca

5: Ms. Gorman

And the classroom that raised the most money.... Ms. Finn!

Congrats to everyone who participated! We hope the Read-a-Thon inspired your student to spend some extra time with a book, discovering just how much adventure can be found between the pages.

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