• May 20th, 2013

    Brandon PTA announcements for the week May 20, 2013


    A big thank you to all the families that contributed to the Staff Appreciation lunch. The teachers and staff enjoyed all the delicious food.  Everyone was so generous with their donations there were enough leftovers for another meal the following day! THANK YOU.

    Congratulations to Mrs. Cash’s 2nd grade class who won the BOWWOW grand prize of a PTA sponsored field trip to Zodo’s Bowling and Beyond. Their yearly overall participation was 70%, which was fabulous.

    SPRING SING – SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, May 30th
    Brandon’s annual Spring Sing is coming soon – Thursday, May 30th from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Brandon Bowl. This year’s theme is the Fabulous 50’s! Come join us in our musical tradition. Students will sit with their teachers on the grass until after their performance. Families are invited to bring a blanket (no lawn chairs please) and food and enjoy a picnic as the students perform.

    Spring Sing DVDs are available for pre-order. Cost: $5. Forms in the office. Available the last week of school.

    Brandon’s Digital Yearbook is ready for pre-order in the office! Two DVD’s including 2,000+ photos & 35 videos. Viewable on a computer or TV. Cost: $10. Forms in the office and in Friday Folders. Available in June.

    The Brandon PTA is pleased to announce that Mrs. Tuttle will open our school library for Brandon families this summer. We have a fabulous library and now we can all enjoy it even more. Summer hours will be Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 starting June 18th.  Please note this is a family library time, not a drop off.

    Information regarding Brandon Elementary School’s after-school enrichment classes is provided as a service to families of students at Brandon Elementary School. The Brandon PTA is neither sponsoring nor endorsing the enrichment classes or the agencies/businesses providing the classes.


    GIRL’S SUMMER IT ACADEMY – Mobile APP Design – Upper Hand To College is offering a summer program for girls entering grades 6-8, to help inspire their interest in science and technology. The program introduces young women to the fast growing field of mobile app design by teaching students how to create and design fun mobile applications for smartphones and tablets. All sessions are in Goleta and begin July 8th. For information, go to www.upperhandtocollege.com. A 10% discount is available (use promo code: UPPERHAND).

    Brandon’s I Madonnari Chalk Festival – Begins Monday, May 20th
    Parent Workshop – “Helping Kids Thrive” – Tuesday, May 21st from 6:00-8:00 pm in Room 21
    Spring Sing – Thursday, May 30th from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Brandon Bowl
    6th Grade Promotion – Wednesday, June 5th at 4:30 pm
    End of the Year Assembly – Thursday, June 6th at 8:30 am
    Last Day of School – Thursday, June 6th – Early Dismissal – 11:40 am for Grades 1st-6th; 11:45 am for Kindergarten

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