Buy your tickets NOW for Save the date for the annual Brent Spring Gala. ” This annual fundraising gala hosted by the Brent PTA offers superb food and wine, features live music and fabulous auction items such as vacations stays, artwork, dining gift certificates, and creative class baskets. Proceeds support music education, museum & field studies program, enrichment classes, art, science and music supplies, professional development for our teachers, and so much more! Come join this event and have a great night with fellow parents and community members.
Friday, February 21st is “NO UNIFORM DAY” at Brent. Students are encouraged to wear red in celebration of Chinese New Year activities.
Museum Night will be held Thursday, February 20th from 6:30-7:30 pm. Come out and see the student’s hard work.
Groundbreaking initiative brings sustainable design full circle
Brent joins a select group of pilot projects now certified under the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) Rating System for sustainable land design, construction and maintenance. Brent was awarded a one-star rating by the SITES program, an interdisciplinary effort led by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the United States Botanic Garden to create a voluntary, national rating system and guidelines for sustainable landscapes of all types, with or without buildings. Certification is based on The Sustainable Sites Initiative™: Guidelines and Performance Benchmarks 2009.
In June 2010, Brent was one of more than 150 national and international projects to begin testing the 4-star rating system and guidelines. Located five blocks from the nation’s Capitol, this greyfield site with asphalt dominated grounds was transformed into a sustainable landscape that educates students, parents, and neighborhood residents about green infrastructure. Improvements include the removal of 1,600 square feet of asphalt and the installation of pollinator gardens, [Read More]
The PTA general meeting is cancelled for Wednesday, January 22. See you at our February 22 meeting.