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What Winter Fun We Had...

1st Grade Let It Snow Performance

1st Grade "Let It Snow" Performance


DREAM Club Holiday Party


Staff Ugly Sweater Contest


Impromptu Winter Band Concert

2nd Qtr Box Tops - Huge Success!

Thank you to everyone who brought in Box Tops during our 2nd quarter!  We collected 2724 Box Tops, earning $272.40 for our school!!  Great job everyone!

Congratulations to the following 3 classes for bringing in the most Box Tops:
Ms. Lackey - 671 Box Tops
Mrs. Boyle - 457 Box Tops
Mrs. Boden - 429 Box Tops

Don't forget to keep on clippin'!!  Our next collection date will be Feb 17th!

In the community...

Homework Help at the Public Library  - More info:  Homework Help 2016

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BUSD working to conserve water


Please read for more information:

Press release

BUSD Water Conservation

Attendance Helpers


Please call the attendance line every time your student is absent at 513-6361. Please include student's name, your name, teacher's name, dates and reason for absence.  Thank you!

When you plan to be absent for 5 or more days:

Site-Based Independent Study - When a student will be absent for 5 or more days, an application (see SBIS forms under Helpful Forms) for Site-Based Independent Study may be filled-out and submitted to the front office no less than five days prior to the planned absence. Once approved, the student's teacher will prepare assignments to be completed during the absence. The assignments are due back to the teacher on the first day back to school after the planned absence. The student will receive full academic and attendance credit for all work completed. 

Welcome Back! Happy 2017!

All Abilities Awareness Week

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Brentwood Elementary is proud to take part in All Abilities Awareness Week.  A week designed to help all students learn and embrace the various challenges that come with certain disabilities.  Along with various activities that your student will take part in, we would like to show our support school wide by wearing a different color of the rainbow each day of the week.

Mon.  1/23 – RED

Tue.   1/24 – ORANGE or YELLOW

Wed.  1/25 – GREEN

Thur. 1/26 – BLUE or PURPLE

Fri.     1/27 – DRESS THE RAINBOW

We look forward to a week of fun activities while promoting awareness.  Thank you in advance for your support.


JANUARY 11, 2017 THROUGH MARCH 1, 2017


Students who reside within district boundaries may apply for enrollment in any school in the district.  Applications for Intradistrict Transfer will be accepted during the period of January 11, 2017 through March 1, 2017 for the next school year, or for students entering the district after March 1st, within 5 days of enrollment.  If you wish to return to the school from which you were displaced, or if you wish to attend another school for any reason, you must submit an Intradistrict Transfer request.

Applicants who submit an Intradistrict Transfer request no later than 4:00 p.m., March 1, 2017 will be notified on April 1, 2017.  Forms are available at all school sites and at the District Office beginning on January 11, 2017.  Intradistrict Transfer Forms MUST be returned to any school office, or the District Office, no later than 4:00 p.m., March 1, 2017 to be considered by the April 1st notification date.

Intradistrict Transfer requests on behalf of students who have been displaced from the closed schools will be considered.

If space becomes available, Intradistrict Transfers for siblings of students enrolled at these schools for the 2017-2018 school year will be considered.


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Appointments for TK & Kindergarten Registration will be made by calling your designated area school beginning February 15, 2017BRENTWOOD SCHOOL 513-6360, GARIN SCHOOL 513-6370, RON NUNN SCHOOL 513-6380, LOMA VISTA SCHOOL 513-6390, KREY SCHOOL 513-6400, PIONEER SCHOOL 513-6410,  MARSH CREEK SCHOOL 513-6420 and MARY CASEY BLACK SCHOOL 513-6430.  Appointments will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 7, 8 & 9, 2017. 


  • NEW CDE KINDER AGE REQUIREMENTS:  Your child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2017.  Students with birthdays between September 2 and December 2, 2017 will be enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten.  All transitional kinders and kindergarteners must have a complete and up-to-date immunization record. 
  • IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2017-2018 TK & KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS:  Polio: Four (4) doses of polio vaccine regardless of age when the last dose was given, or (2) s/he received 3 doses of polio with at least one dose after the fourth birthday.  If the 3rd dose was before the 4th birthday then a fourth dose is needed.   DTP: A child will be fully immunized against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis with 5 doses of DTP (DT or DtaP) vaccine regardless of age when the last dose was given or (2) s/he received 4 doses of DTP (DT or DtaP) with at least one dose after the fourth birthday.  If the 4th dose was before the 4th birthday then a fifth dose is needed.  MMR: Two (2) doses of measles containing vaccine received on or after the first birthday and given at least 1-3 months apart.  One of these doses must be MMR vaccine.  HEP B: Three (3) doses of Hepatitis B vaccine.  Varicella:  One (1) dose of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or proof from a doctor that the student has had chickenpox disease.  Please bring: 1) Proof of birth: birth certificate (certified copy), passport or baptismal certificate, 2) Complete immunization records as described above, and  3)  Proof of residency.  A physical examination is requested for kindergarten and is required before the start of first grade.  An oral examination is requested for kindergarten as well, and is required by May 31 of the kindergarten year.


PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS:  Picture ID, AND 2 of the following original documents with parent/guardian’s name and current address (ONE FROM EACH SECTION BELOW): 

Note:  Proof of residency is required for all new students; even those with siblings already attending BUSD.

  • Property tax bill indicating homeowner’s exemption; rental/lease agreement with parent/guardian’s name, student’s name and address, as well as manager or owner’s name and phone number; For new homeowners, close of escrow documents may be provided as evidence of residency.  However, within 30 calendar days of registration with the district, one additional document listed below must be provided for continued enrollment.
  • Valid vehicle registration; payroll stubs/checks; State or Federal Tax Return filed within the past 12 months with W-2 forms attached; other forms of communication from a government agency.

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Kids Against Hunger a Huge Success! Thank you all.....

Sherri Leal from Kids Against Hunger emailed after our event to share that we packed an amazing 21,168 meals and collected $3,852!!  Best year yet!!!  Amazing!


There are THREE ways you can help!

Click for more information:  HOW CAN YOU HELP BRENTWOOD ELEMENTARY.docx

Now earn up to 3% for Brentwood Elementary School with Save Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx supermarkets!  Go Online to sign-up and learn more - Shares by escrip

Upcoming BES Events


1/18/2017 - BES Science Fair/Big Bang Science Night 5:30pm - 8:00pm  Xtreme Science Magic Show starts at 630pm

1/19/2017 - 1st Gr Field Trip to El Campanil

1/20/2017 - All Abilities Awareness Assemblies (see left for more info)

1/23/2017 - PC Fundraiser Starts (Cookie Dough/Popcornopolis)

1/25/2017 - PC Dinner Nite Out - Five Guys ALL DAY - no flyer needed

1/25/2017 - BUSD Board Meeting 7pm

1/27/2017 - PC Movie Night - FINDING DORY - 5-7pm

1/31/2017 - Jump Rope for Heart Kick-Off Assembly 130pm

PAY FOR FIELD TRIP DONATION HERE!! You will need your student's ID number.

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Cafeteria News

Contact Information

Diana Zaragoza

January 2017 Menu

Interactive Menu

Remember!  You can always add money to your child's lunch account by going to the following food services page on the BUSD website through the following link and click on Q-Parent Connection - you will need a PIN number - please call us at 513-6360 X2471 to get it.


Parents can also now fill out & submit free/reduced meal applications online on this page.

Kindergarten Orientation Video



Mara Muniz, Librarian

Brentwood Elementary Library

School Registration

Helpful Forms

Field Trips



Do you love working with kids?

Do you have a bachelor's degree and passed CBEST?

Apply to be a substitute teacher in our district!

For more information,

ask for the substitute teacher application packet at the

BUSD District Service Center

 255 Guthrie Lane

 or call Cheryl Cados at 513-6313