BESC & BEHSA Information
Brentwood Elementary School Council **AGM September 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm in the Library**
"The mission of the Brentwood Elementary School Council is to foster communications with all Educational Stakeholders, including communications between Principal, Staff, Parents/Guardians, Students, School Board, Alberta Learning, other Provincial Organizations, and the Community at Large. It is to inform Parents/Guardians and Students about appropriate means of accessing school decision makers and to provide support for school activities."
Role: By attending monthly meetings, parents can support the school in its work with students, receive valuable information, and represent the view of parents.
Contact Us: If you would like more information about joining BEHSA and/or BESC, please visit the school website, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you soon!
Brentwood Elementary Home & School Association
Role: To enhance the educational, social, cultural, and recreational benefits for the students and/or school community at Brentwood Elementary School.
How: With the help of parents and community partners, BEHSA raises funds to help facilitate events at the school benefitting all students. Volunteers also contribute to a vibrant school community.
Why: Being a partner in your child's education helps them to develop pride in their school and community, allows you to meet other parents, and be a part of the school community.
Examples: Monthly Hot Lunch Program, Brentwood In Motion, Special Projects, Milk & Cookies Day
Meeting Dates: 6:30pm in the Library
Thursdays, October 17th, Nov 21, Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 19, April 16, May 21
* No meetings in December or June
**Bylaws available in Brentwood School office**
"The mission of the Brentwood Elementary School Council is to foster communications with all Educational Stakeholders, including communications between Principal, staff, parents/guardians, students, School Board, Alberta Learning, other provincial organizations, and the community at large. It is to inform parents/guardians and students about appropriate means of accessing school decision makers and to provide support for school activities."
"We see Brentwood School as a vibrant and welcoming community where every child is actively engaged in effective learning and in developing the citizenship skills he or she will require to become a positive contributing member of society."
Role of Parent Council
- Support the school in its work with students
- Represent the views of parents
- Encourage links between the school, parents, students, and the wider community
- Sponsor events that enhance the lives of students at our school
- Help develop pride in the school and community
- Consult other School Councils and Organizations
- Encourage a positive atmosphere where individual contributions are encouraged and valued
What to Expect:
- Monthly Meetings (1-1.5 hours)
**All parents of children attending Brentwood Elementary School are automatically members of BESC, are invited to each meeting, and receive voting privileges.
- Updates from School Administration
- Updates from the School Board
- Volunteer opportunities throughout the year
- Hot Lunch
- Classroom Activities
- Special Projects/Committees
- Parent Council Executive
If you would like more information about joining Parent Council, please contact the office, visit the school website, or e-mail email@example.com
Farm to School Fundraiser
Brentwood Parent Council is organizing a Farm to School Fundraiser. Choose from 2 bundles of farm fresh vegetables. Donations will be delivered to the Strathcona Food Bank Association. Volunteers will be needed to help unload the truck on Thursday, October 3 (Time: TBD). Please make all cheques payable to BESC. If you have any questions regarding this fundraiser or can help volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bundle A (2lbs of Carrots, 5lbs of Red Potatoes & 2lbs of Yellow Onions) for $12
Bundle B (3lbs of Carrots, 10lbs of Red Potatoes, 3lbs of Yellow Onions, 1lb of Parsnips & 1 head of Green Cabbage) for $22
Wednesday, September 11 - Forms will be distributed
Monday, September 23 - Forms & Money returned to your classroom teacher
Thursday, October 3/Friday, October 4 - Delivery/ Pick up of orders at the School
Help Brentwood Raise Some Dough!
Anytime you shop at Cobs Bread say you are from Brentwood Elementary School. 5% of your total sale will be given back to Brentwood Elementary School at the end of the school year. Bonus promotions will also be given out throughout the year. It’s easy & simple to help Brentwood Raise some dough!!