• August 26th, 2013

    Brandon PTA announcements for the week August 26, 2013

    Monday, August 26th at 8:15 am
    Second District Supervisor Janet Wolf and PTA President Ruth McGolpin will be welcoming students back to school and handing out pencils.

    PTA WELCOME BACK COFFEE – Monday, August 26th from 7:45-8:45 am
    After dropping off your kids for the first day of school, please join the PTA for coffee, pastries, fruit and juice in front of school.


    • Join the Brandon PTA. Memberships are only $6.00 and include the very useful Brandon School Directory
    • Make a donation to the Fall Contribution campaign to help support the Specialist Teachers (Art, Computers, Music, PE)
    • Sign up for a PTA volunteer job (lots of great opportunities available)


    The Goleta Unified School District 4-Miler and Fun Run is on Sunday, September 15th. Proceeds from this run go directly to Goleta schools for Music and PE programs. A volunteer is needed to serve as the Brandon GEF Representative and to help organize the event and coordinate Brandon’s participation. Five volunteers are also needed to help the day of the run. If you can help, please contact Felicia Roggero immediately at froggero@

    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.

    Arts Innovators – Kindergarten – Art Classes @ Brandon, Mondays, 1:35-2:35 pm in Art Room, Starting September 16th.
    Fall Session: September 16th–December 16th (11 classes), Cost: $154 (payment plan available).
    Art Adventures: With Art Innovators, discover our fun and playful curriculum with whimsical animals, people and nature, still life, simple landscapes, and 3-D projects. Using artist quality media, learn to draw, paint, collage, and build with clay while gaining self-confidence in creating beautiful original art! Our curriculum guides young children in the transition from random scribbling to intentional drawing and helps them see how lines and shapes fit together to create recognizable forms.
    Art Innovators – Grades 1st-6th – Art Classes @ Brandon, Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 pm in Art Room, Starting September 19th.
    Fall Session: September 19th-December 19th (12 classes), Cost: $168 (payment plan available).
    Art, Ecology, and Mythology!: Join Art Innovators this year for an imaginative and creative venture into the world of art. Explore famous places & faces, re-use materials in everyday life, and discover mythology in art. Build clay sculptures, learn to draw, paint in watercolor and acrylics, create mixed media projects, try out printmaking, copper tooling, collage, repoussé and lots more! Three sessions make up our full-year curriculum.
    Register for Art Innovators classes online at www.ArtInnovatorsSB.com.
    Register for Full School Year (Sept. 19, 2013-May 29, 2014) and get 5% Discount!
    NEW CURRICULUM and artist quality media EVERY SESSION!

    First Day of School – Monday, August 26th at 8:15 am
    General PTA Meeting – Thursday, September 5th at 6:30 pm
    Back To School Night (Adults Only) – Thursday, September 12th

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