• January 14th, 2013

    Please consider the environment before printing this email.
    Brandon PTA announcements for the week January 14, 2013


    Order Forms went home in your child’s Friday Folder. All Proceeds for grades 2-6 will go directly to your child’s CIMI account. Orders are due January 23rd. There will be a collection box in the office. Make checks payable to Brandon Student Body Account. Orders will be distributed February 11th/12th. Questions? Please contact Amy Boyle at ahboyle@hotmail.com


    The Santa Barbara Area Council of PTAs hosted the Reflections Art Reception at Monroe School last week. Four Brandon students, Estella Ye (Literature: Intermediate), Rebecca Lennon (Photography: Primary), Sadie Ugoretz (Photography: Intermediate), and Sammy Moore (Music: Middle) received Awards of Merit and will move on to the District Level.

    Congratulations to all our Brandon Reflection participants.


    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.

    DOS PUEBLOS LITTLE LEAGUE – Opening Day is March 2nd!
    Last day for early bird registration is January 15th. Go to dpll.net for more information.

    AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS: WINTER (Run by Mr. T): Flier is in Friday Folders
    Duration: 9 weeks (Middle of January to the middle of March)
    Cost: $110 for 9 classes [$80 for chess], Partial scholarships available
    To register: fill out Friday Folder form; turn in the form and payment to the office
    Chess Club: Grades 2-6, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm: January 14th to March 18th (7 weeks total) – No class during 2 holidays, $80 total
    LEGO WeDo Club: Grades 2-4, Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm: January 15th to March 19th (9 weeks total)
    LEGO Mindstorms Club: Grades 5-6, Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:20 pm: January 16th to March 20th (9 weeks total)
    *New Club* Students will build robots (Mindstorms NXT kits) to complete challenges
    Digital Yearbook Club: Grades 4-6, Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm: January 17th to March 21st (9 weeks total)

    ART INNOVATORS Grades 1-6 – Art Classes at Brandon School, Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm in Art Room
    Experience a rich array of art projects, techniques, and art styles as you draw, paint, and sculpt throughout the year. Session B Featured Projects: Clay Food Art, Multi-media Printmaking, Pop Art Painting, and Charcoal. Session C Featured Projects: Wrapped Wire Sculpture with Stones, Repoussé Foil Tooling, 3-D Abstract Painting, and Collage.
    To REGISTER go to: www.ArtInnovatorsSB.com

    ART INNOVATORS Kindergarten – Art Classes at Brandon School, Mondays, 1:35 – 2:35 pm in Art Room
    Our fun and playful curriculum teaches young children to draw, paint, and sculpt.
    To REGISTER go to: www.ArtInnovatorsSB.com


    BOWWOW – Every Wednesday
    Jog-A-Thon Awards Ceremony – January 18th at 2:15 pm in the Brandon Bowl
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No School – January 21st


    On behalf of the Brandon PTA,

    Kate Ugoretz


Comments are closed.