Our annual exhibit night is this evening for all students, PS3-5th grade, from 6:30-7:30 pm. Come see displays on “Controversial Issues-Defined and Discussed,” and “Mayas, Incas and Aztecs,” just to name a few! There is lots to see and the students are eager to share their work! Please note that second grade will be performing three Civil Rights plays in the cafeteria, and will not be on the second floor near their classrooms.

 

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Brent’s 4 teaching partners….you see them in the hall, in classrooms, in the library and cafeteria, but what do they do? How are they helping our students this year?

Having been conceived as part of last year’s Strategic Plan and primarily funded by the PTA, the Brent teaching partner program started strong this year with four students from Trinity University’s School of Education joining Brent in August. Since then, these four educators (Taneika Blackwell, Leontia Collins, Shani Plummer, and Brittany Wilkerson) have been helping students who need more individual attention as they work toward getting and staying on grade level. Over the course of the day, the teaching partners interact with students in a variety of settings. For example, a teaching partner will work with a 4-person group of students on their multiplication skills using curriculum and tips from Mr. Mangiaracina. Later that same teaching partner will join a class during Writing to support any struggling writers. In addition to working in small groups and in the full classroom, teaching partners work one-on-one with students for quick lessons.  [Read More]

Join the Brent Bear Race Team for the Capitol Hill Classic on May 15. Visit http://www.capitolhillclassic.com and register for the fun run. You can pick “Brent Bears” from a drop down list. The Capitol Hill Classic benefits schools on the Hill. Sign up today.

We hope to see all of you there for our spring birdcoun this Saturday, May 7. 1st-5th graders and their families arrive around 9:30, and PK-K students and families, arrive at 10:30. For more information, see the permission slip that was sent home with every student last week. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Mangiaracina.

Preview (while eating District Doughnuts!) some of the items to be auctioned off at the Spring Gala tomorrow morning from 8 am – 9 am at the school.  The class banners, designed by your children earlier this year, will be some of the items offered.

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