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.

Brackett's Green Team Leads Arlington EcoFest Event!

Congrats to our very own Green Team (GIG) for leading an event at Arlington's EcoFest. Our students taught residents how to recycle an old t-shirt into a bag. Well done!

 

GIG 1

 

GIG 2

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