Brunswick CSD

Brunswick CSD , 2 days ago

Dear Tamarac Elementary School Families,

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Kelly Onorato, and I am completing an internship with Mr. Pogue as I pursue my New York State School Building Leader certification. I am so grateful to be continuing my learning in the Tamarac community, and I am happy to support you and your children alongside Mr. Pogue this fall. I will be with Tamarac Elementary full time through October 26, 2020.
Mr. Pogue and I are pleased to say that we have successfully completed our first full week of school for the 2020-2021 school year! Whether students are with us in-person or virtually, it is wonderful to finally have our days filled with smiles, laughter, and learning again. Understandably, our necessary health and safety procedures give this year a different feel compared to years past, but our students are already showing great resilience and an eagerness to learn. They may be having the easiest time with our new “normal”.
We greatly appreciate your flexibility with modified arrival and dismissal procedures this year. We have been fine-tuning our procedures to protect student and staff health while increasing efficiency as much as possible. Moving forward we will begin allowing students to enter the building at 8:40 AM. We will continue to exercise some flexibility with late arrivals at this time to allow for an orderly temperature screening process. Upon arrival, students will continue to enter the building at their designated grade level entrances after having their temperatures screened. Students with a temperature reading of 100.0 degrees F or greater will be screened a second time. If their temperature reads 100.0 F at that point, they will be escorted to the isolation room and a parent or caregiver will be contacted to pick up their child.
For dismissal, we have shifted to beginning the process at 3:00 PM. Once aftercare students have been dismissed from their classrooms, students picked up by parents or caregivers will be dismissed alphabetically. Signs will continue to be placed at designated exits indicating which students may be picked up at which exit (i.e., A-F, G-O, and P-Z). When you arrive to pick up your child, please wear a cloth face covering/mask over your mouth and nose, and maintain an appropriate social distance from those around you when waiting in line. We have painted blue dots on the front sidewalks for your reference to assist in maintaining social distancing protocols. Your cooperation has been vital to a smooth and safe pickup process; thank you for your patience and understanding as we improve this procedure. We are all in this together.
As we adapt to our new routines during the school day, we will be re-integrating our “SMART” approach to behavior education and support. For families unfamiliar with this approach, each letter represents a category related to schoolwide behavioral expectations: S = Safety; M = Manners; A = Accountability; R = Respect; T = Task. We will be communicating more about our SMART approach to behavior in the upcoming months, and we believe that consistent and positive behavioral expectations will support our students in retaining a sense of normalcy as they continue through the school year.
Enjoy this lovely September weekend with your children, and please give them time to rest and recharge. We all need to build up our stamina after many months away from our typical school routine! I hope they are as happy as I am to return (virtually or in-person) on Monday.

Kelly Onorato
Elementary Principal Intern

Brunswick CSD

Brunswick CSD , 3 days ago

The Brunswick CSD is proud to announce that ALL students can eat free breakfast and lunch. The USDA has extended funding to allow BCSD students meals free of change through December 31 2020 or when funding runs out. Please contact Joy Wright at w/ ?'s

Brunswick CSD

Brunswick CSD , 5 days ago

Dear families,

We look forward to another year of feeding your students especially from our brand new MS/HS kitchen.

If you are learning remote or hybrid and wish to order school meals, we have set up an ordering system to assist you in the process.

You will need to order weekly by Thursday at noon for the upcoming week.

email us at:

We will need:

Student(s) full name

Student(s) grade

Number of meals for the week, clarify number of breakfast & lunches

Dates you are ordering for: example week of 9/21 - 9/25/20

Guardian contact & cellphone

Please note, do not request a meal on the day your student is participating in, in-district learning.

Pickup of meals will be every Monday at 9:00am located at the auditorium entrance. If you have a hardship and cannot pick up your meals, please note this in your ordering and we will try our best to accommodate.

If you do not qualify for free or reduced lunches you must pre-pay for your meals. We cannot accept cash at pick up. If you need a free and reduced lunch application, please go to our website at

If you have questions please contact me.


Joy Wright

Brunswick CSD

Cafeteria Director

518-279-4600 ext 2208


Cafeteria Manager
Brunswick HS

Brunswick CSD

Brunswick CSD , 10 days ago

Parents and caregivers of HS Fully remote students should check their email for a welcome letter

Brunswick CSD

Brunswick CSD , 11 days ago

Secondary School families: Have your students check their school emails to look for Google Classroom and/or emails from your teachers!

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