Parent Council

BESC & BEHSA Information

Brentwood Elementary School Council **AGM September 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm in the Library**

Mission Statement: 

"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 besc.info@gmail.com.  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

Important Links:

BEHSA Membership

BESC Permission to Contact

 

Parent Council

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**

Mission Statement:

"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."

Vision:

"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
  • Fundraising

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Hot Lunch
  • Fundraising
  • Classroom Activities
  • Special Projects/Committees
  • Parent Council Executive

Contact us:

If you would like more information about joining Parent Council, please contact the office, visit the school website, or e-mail besc.info@gmail.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 besc.info@gmail.com.

Bundle A (2lbs of Carrots, 5lbs of Red Potatoes & 2lbs of Yellow Onions) for $12

OR

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!!