Mark your calendars for our important dates in December!
December Cafeteria Menus are up on the website! Quick button on the main page or click this link: https://www.brunswickcsd.org/documents/food-service/breakfast-%26-lunch-menus/159843
Kids Care Club and Key Club are teaming up to collect donations for the holiday season! They will be collecting socks and calendars to give to nursing home residents at Van Rensselaer Manor. They are also collecting pet food, treats and toys to give to the Mohawk humane society. All donated items must be new. There are two boxes in the main lobby entrance for you to drop off your donations. All donations must be turned in by Tuesday December 20th.
Don't forget to charge your Chromebook for classes tomorrow! P.S. - Tomorrow is an E day!
Our Life Skills class celebrated Thanksgiving with an in school feast! Each student invited a special guest to attend the dinner and made a special pumpkin decoration as to why they are thankful for that person. As the napkin on the table reads, "Count your blessings every day"!
Tamarac YAC recently participated in the annual Polar Plunge in Lake George this past weekend. Tamarac YAC is our Youth Activation Committee which supports social inclusion for those with and without intellectual disabilities. This fundraiser raises money for the Special Olympics which is responsible for Unified Sports. These students and staff were definitely freezin' for a reason! #Tamarac
Meet the Coaches Night will be on Tuesday, November 29th at 6 p.m. Mark your calendars!
Parents & Guardians make a difference in their child's education by being involved. Start today by collaborating with others and partnering with school teachers as we celebrate #NationalParentInvolvementDay Learn more here: https://www.projectappleseed.org/national-parent-day
Congratulations to the Tamarac Clay Target Club for finishing the fall season in FIRST PLACE in their conference, competing against teams across New York State. Trap, one of the fastest growing and safest sports in the country, consists of shooting a flying clay disc travelling at speeds up to 50 mph. Clayton L. earned a hard-fought 1st place in conference out of all individual competitors, and the entire team ranked in the overall top 25. Great job!
Brunswick Brittonkill Central School District - Inclement Weather Reminder! As noted on the image, the secondary school bell schedule can be found here: https://5il.co/ymar
November is Native American Heritage Month. The New York State Museum is honoring the cultural heritage, diverse histories, and continuing contributions of Native People. The Museum created a dedicated Native American Heritage Month web page with many resources to explore, including highlights from the Museum’s collections, featured videos, online exhibitions, educator guides, a list of events happening statewide, and much more. Explore here: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/native-american-heritage-month
Winter Sports start today! Check out the athletic schedule for the week.
There is no school tomorrow, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.
The High School Modern Fiction Book Club had their first meeting yesterday. Mrs. Danckwerth and students read the synopsis of six books and voted on which book to read. The club will meet monthly to discuss the book and pick another...and of course there are snacks and coffee!
This week the Counseling Center presented information to our students about the Career & Technical Education Programs available through Questar III BOCES. The counselors will be in touch about the next visit opportunity to hear more about the programs.
A reminder that tomorrow, November 10 is an Emergency Drill/Early Release for all students. The secondary school will be dismissed at 2 p.m. with the elementary school being dismissed at 3 p.m.
The National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony took place this morning in the auditorium. The ceremony was for new 8th grade members and conducted by current 9th grade members. Congratulations to the newest members of the National Junior Honor Society!
Congratulations to the following students who performed in the Rensselaer County School Music Association's All-County music festival this past weekend! These students were chosen to represent our school and performed with students from all schools in our county. Elementary Chorus Sopranos: Owen C., Emma E., Nora H., Emmeline H., and Charlotte H. Altos: Brooke G., Adeline H., Travis K., Finnigan M. and Mallory M. Junior Band - Kiersten S. (Flute) Marcus H. (Clarinet) Keegan B. & Halley W. (Trumpet) Owen H. (Trombone) Fletcher L. (Tuba) Senior Chorus - Sopranos: Hannah B. & Kaitlyn B. Altos: Scarlett G. & Kyla R. Tenors: Scott B. & Andrew K. Basses: Ro Yeon L. & Jacob P. Jazz Band - Tyler M. (Lead Alto Saxophone) and Sean W. (Lead Trombone)
Congratulations to Scarlett (grade 10) and Gabriel (grade 7) Gearwar who were named 2022 AAA Jingle Contest Winners! Check out their story and listen to their jingle here: https://tinyurl.com/5n8y6cm8
Today is the last day to sign up for sports on Family ID! Any secondary student who doesn't have a required physical for either grade level or sports will be having that physical by the school MD on Wednesday, November 9th. Last day to submit a physical done by a personal physician is tomorrow.