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Parents and Community

 Vision Statement

We, the Brentwood family, are committed to providing a safe, respectful and caring environment with challenging experiences to promote success for all.

 Mission Statement
Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year.  We are looking forward to an exciting and successful year! Brentwood Elementary School is continuing to participate in Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS), a school-wide program that fosters positive behaviors in our students. At Brentwood Elementary, we have adopted the “Eagle Code” to remind us of the positive behaviors that will support a positive and safe learning environment.

I am a Brentwood eagle soaring

Safely on my way
     Organized everyday
               Accountable for what I do
               Respectful to me and you

Schools are successful when they help children grow academically, socially, and emotionally. In order for this to happen it is imperative that we have a safe environment that is supportive and conducive for growth. By setting forth clear social and behavioral expectations and directly teaching students about those expectations, it is our goal to create a positive atmosphere for optimal learning.

Students will have an opportunity to earn five PBIS tickets daily from their teacher. Students will earn these tickets at different periods throughout the day. Although our PBIS approach emphasizes appropriate positive behaviors, some students may violate school rules. If they do, they will not earn a PBIS ticket for that time frame. Students are also able to earn tickets for showing positive behavior throughout the school from other faculty and staff. We believe that by encouraging students to engage in appropriate behavior, we will continue with a school community where all students have the opportunity to grow and succeed.

We encourage you to review the Eagle Code above, the Expectations Matrix (click on the link) and Voice Level Matrix (click on the link) with your child. At Brentwood Elementary, we are dedicated to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all students and we value your continued dedication and support. Together, we can make a difference!

Your PBIS Team

 School Schedule

Office Hours …..7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Students may arrive on campus …7:15 a.m.

Mornings
Breakfast………………7:15 – 7:45 a.m.
Warning Bell …………………7:40 a.m.
Instructional Day Begins …7:45 a.m.

Afternoons
K – 1st Grade Dismissal ……..2:10 p.m.
2nd – 5th   Grade Dismissal …2:15 p.m.

 Student Registration 

Bring the following information:

Registration for 1st – 5th Grades

  •  If coming from another Cumberland County School you will need the last report card and withdrawal forms.
  •  If enrolling from an out of state you will need: birth certificate, immunization record, proof of residency, and the last report card, withdrawal documentation, or transcript from previous school.
 Attendance Policy
Attendance at Brentwood Elementary is an integral part of our school day.  Being on time, and in school everyday can greatly enhance your child’s educational progress.  Here at Brentwood our goal is to maintain or increase our attendance rate to 96%.   We understand that illnesses do occur, however we do ask that you and your child make every effort to attend school regularly.  Please remember that whenever your child is absent to send a note explaining your child’s absence or absences.  If  a note is not received, the absence will becoded unlawful.  If your child is sick and will be out more than one day, please call your child’s teacher. Please also be aware, that excessive absences or tardies can result in an referral to the Department of Social Services.  Thank you for helping us maintain and instill good attendance habits in the students here at Brentwood Elementary.  If you have any questions about attendance, please feel free to contact Jean Thomas here at Brentwood and she will be happy to answer any questions that you have.
 New Grading Scale and Quality Points
Effective with the 2015-2016 school year, students in grades 3-12 will use a 10 point grading scale.  This video link explains the changes based on updates in the NC State Effective Board of Education Policy and the Cumberland County Schools Board of Education Policy.
 Cumberland County Schools’ Student Code of Conduct
2016-2017 Student Code of Conduct

2016-2017 Student Code of Conduct – Spanish Translation

 Home Base Portal

Home Base is a statewide student information system that replaced NC WISE. Home Base gives parents and students access to real-time information including attendance, grades and assignments. Home Base offers tools for parents, students, teachers, and administrators. Families with multiple students can set up their accounts to view all of their students at one time, with one login (Single Sign-On).

 Parent Right to Know Statement/Declaracion del Derecho a Saber de Los Padres

PARENT RIGHT TO KNOW STATEMENT

As required by the Elementary And Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title I Part A.  Information is available at our school to include but is not limited to the following:

  • the School Improvement Plan
  • qualifications of your child’s teacher and/or teacher assistant
  • professional development opportunities for teachers and assistants to ensure highly qualified personnel
  • opportunities for parent involvement and input
  • the Cumberland County Schools District Improvement Plan
  • the Cumberland County Schools District Title I Parent Involvement Plan
  • the Cumberland County Schools District Report Card
  • the School Report Card

Please contact our school and we will be glad to provide you with this information upon request.


DECLARACION DEL DERECHO A SABER DE LOS PADRES

Como requerido por el Acto de Que Ningún Niño se Quede Atrás (NCLB) del 2001, Título 1 Parte A.  Información está disponible en nuestra escuela que incluye pero que no está limitada a lo siguiente:

  • Plan de Mejoría de la Escuela
  • Calificaciones del maestro(a) de su hijo/a
  • Oportunidades del desarollo professional de los maestros y de los asistentes para
    asegurar personal altamente calificados
  • Oportunidades para la participación y las opiniones del padre
  • Plan de Mejoría de las Escuelas del Condado de Cumberland
  • El Plan del Título 1 para la Participación de los Padres y el Plan para la Participación
    de los Padres en las Escuelas
  • Reporte de Calificación del Condado de Cumberland
  • Reporte de Calificación de la Escuela

Favor de comunicarse con nuestra escuela y será nuestro placer en proveerle con información a su petición.

 Academically & Intellectually Gifted Program

Cumberland County Schools provides gifted students with rigorous and innovative instructional programming. Please click on “AIG” to be taken to their Webpage.

 School Supply List

Picture of pencils and erasers2017-2018 School Supply List:
Brentwood Elementary School 17-18 Supply Lists

        

After School Care at Brentwood
After school child care is provided by Primetime. Information about their fees and hours can be found at Prime Time.

 

Destiny
Picture of the fiction section of the BES LibraryDestiny  
Destiny is our school’s online library catalog.  You can search for available books, build resource lists, and even access eBooks on Follett Shelf.  Click the link above, explore what is available and ask our librarian, Mrs. Torres-Rankine, if you have any questions on how to use the system.

Volunteer
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Cumberland County Schools (CCS) volunteer. Volunteers are a very important resource for our schools. Potential volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to: teacher assistant, lunch monitor, reading to a class, guest speakers, school-based mentoring, and tutoring.  Please visit the Community Volunteer Services Website for more information.
Ongoing Fundraisers

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Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to Brentwood Elementary using the icon link to the left and the school code of 3058.  Then purchase select Harris Teeter Brand products using their VIC card and Harris Teeter will contribute a percentage of those purchase dollars to our school.

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Continue to clip your box tops and send them in with you child (ren). We ask that they not be expired and that you secure them in a Ziploc bag, envelope, or tape or glue them to a piece of paper. Register at the website above to see our progress in reaching our GOAL this year with box tops. This is the link to get a print out of the list of items that carry box tops.

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Also continue to clip these as well. We are that you try your best to get the whole bar code when clipping, so that they can count.

 

 Picture of My Coke Rewards logoThe My Coke Rewards for Schools program enables our community to support all the ways kids play and make great things happen for our school. You can donate My Coke Rewards points to Brentwood Elementary, and help us get things like athletic equipment, classroom supplies, learning aids and more.  You can help by encouraging parents, friends and others in the community to register for My Coke Rewards and to donate their points to our school. Here’s how it works: 1. ENTER CODES  from your favorite participating My Coke Rewards products. 2. SELECT A SCHOOL from a list of eligible K-12 schools. 3. DONATE points to help your students get rewards.

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It’s simple really – one site where all parents and all teachers can connect. That’s it. And – oh, yeah – we’ve got rewards for schools and free samples for teachers and discounts for parents to make it all even better.

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Published by Laurie Pender on January 31, 2017
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