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THANKS A BILLION TEACHER APPRECIATION CAMPAIGN
Target

Target has launched a new teacher appreciation campaign, "Thanks a Billion," which gives everyone the opportunity to thank a favorite teacher, and for every message sent, Target will donate $25 to the school to help our teachers continue to help our kids!
 
So please take a minute to visit https://thanksabillion.target.com or click through the link on Target's facebook page (Thanks A Billion) to write a thank you note to one of our fabulous Brookwood teachers!


PTA MEETINGS, 2014-2015

Don’t miss the final PTA Meeting on May 19th at 3:30PM in the BWE Library.  We will install the 2015-16 officers, vote on next year's PTA budget, and announce the PTA Life Member Award recipients.

Congratulations to the new 2015 - 2016 PTA Officers:

President - Lea Bodie
1st VP - Denise Bourbeau
2nd VP - Cindy Drnevich
Secretary - Brenda Collura
Treasurer - Joyce Herrmann


RODEO DAY AT BWE!

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will be at Brookwood Elementary on Friday, May 22, to offer a great day of fun for our kids. Students are invited to dress in their Rodeo and Western wear (but leave the spurs at home). Grades PK-5 will rotate through stations during the day. All children will be eating lunch at the same time from 11:30a to 12:30p, so please pack a sack lunch.  Sack lunches will also be served in the cafeteria. The school needs volunteers to be with each class during lunch and also to help decorate the school on Thursday after dismissal.  Please email president@brookwoodpta.com if you are available to help.

VOLUNTEER NOW, FOR LATER

Without our volunteers…YOU!…PTA would not be able to offer the valuable programs it currently provides. Don’t wait until the first day of school next year to get involved; We have opportunities to think about now!  The following positions are currently open:
 
Executive Board – contact Lea Bodie for more info – president@brookwoodpta.com
Newsletter- put together monthly PTA newsletter.
Book Club- organize book clubs for grades 2-5.
 
Carnival Positions – contact the Carnival Co-Chair Lisa Stiles for more info –carnival@brookwoodpta.com
Basket Co-Chair- help coordinate raffle baskets.
Concessions Assistant- help coordinate snocones, popcorn, cotton candy, and drinks.
Carnival Sponsorship- secure corporate and family sponsors for the event.
Decorations- put up all the fun decorations.
Entertainment- coordinate groups coming to provide entertainment in the cafeteria.
Food Assistant- help with preparations to provide pizza and Chickfila meals.
 


 
 

                          
ORDER SCHOOL SUPPLIES
 


It's time to order school supply packets for the 2015-2016 school year.  You can order school supplies online through June 12.  All supplies ordered will be waiting for your child on the first day of school.  Please note school supply packets will not be available for purchase at the beginning of the school year. Click here for the 2015-2016 list.

To place an order, please go to www.epipacks.com and enter School ID:  BRO045.

Allison Locke, School Supplies Chair, schoolsupplies@brookwoodpta.com





 MARK YOUR CALENDAR
May

19       May PTA Regular Association Meeting, 3:30 pm, Library
21       Volunteer Breakfast, 7:45 am, Library
           Kindergarten Concert, 8:30 am
           5th Grade Pool Party, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Pine Brook Pool
           Senior Reunion, 2:45 pm, Library
22       Rodeo Day
25       Student Holiday
27       5th Grade Charlie's Angles (Baker) - 9 am & 6 pm
           5th Grade Charlie's Angles (Veasey) - 1:45 pm & 7:15 pm
28       5th Grade Charlie's Angels (Barrington) - 9 am & 6 pm
           5th Grade Charlie's Angels (Dowling) - 1:45 pm & 7:15 pm
           * Mrs. Garza's Class is split in equal groups with the other classes
30       5th Grade Pool Party Rain Date

June

1         Talent Show, 1:30 pm, Cafeteria
2         Talent Show, 8:30 am & 1:30 pm, Cafeteria
3         Fifth Grade Awards Assembly, 8:30 am, Cafeteria
4         Last Day of School - Early Release

YEARBOOK

There are only a limited amount of yearbooks left, and once they're gone, we will not be ordering more!  You must order online to receive a yearbook.  They will be distributed to classes very soon.  Your child will want his or her friends to sign their yearbook on the last day of school!

Go to www.jostens.com and ORDER NOW!!!

Questions may be directed to Claire Skeeter at yearbook@brookwoodpta.com


5th GRADE POOL PARTY AND AWARDS CEREMONY



It is time to celebrate our 5th Grade Students!  The 5th Grade Pool Party is coming up on Thursday, May 21, at the Pine Brook Pool from 11:30a-2:30p.   The 5th Grade Awards Ceremony and Slide Show will be on Wednesday, June 3, at 8:30 am.




VOLUNTEER BREAKFAST

The faculty and staff would like to invite all those who have volunteered at Brookwood Elementary over the past year to a Volunteer Breakfast in the library on Thursday, May 21st at 7:45am.  There are so many ways that volunteers help our school: working Carnival booths, leading Marcy Cook Math groups, leading Book Clubs, working K-Crew, bringing food for Teacher Appreciation lunches, working in the Library... and the list goes on!!!  Refreshments are provided by Brookwood's own teachers and staff.  Please join us for this fun celebration of YOU.