• January 14th, 2013

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    Brandon PTA announcements for the week January 14, 2013

     SEE’S CANDY VALENTINE’S FUNDRAISER

    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

    PTA REFLECTIONS PROGRAM

    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.

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    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

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    CALENDAR OF EVENTS
    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

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    On behalf of the Brandon PTA,

    Kate Ugoretz

    ugoretz@cox.net

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