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BA Blast 9/20/2020

In this issue: Parent Education information, Spirit Gear orders due today, WAJ Fitness Challenge information, join Team Kid to support our school.
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Join the Bruin Village

It truly takes a village to make Brittan Acres such a spectacular school and community. Many wonderful programs that make BA special would not be possible without your contributions. The Bruin Village program consolidates PTA fundraising, making donating simpler for families and enabling our PTA to budget and plan programs based on funds raised early in the school year. Learn more here and donate today!
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BA Spirit Gear On Sale Now

Show your Bruin pride on Zoom and stock up on BA tees, hats and sweatshirts. Merchandise is on sale for two weeks only, so be sure to stock up now!
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Elementary School Town Hall

Please find here a P-3 School FAQ link, as well as the presentation made by our Principals at the Town Hall on 8/16.
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Welcome Back from our PTA Co-Presidents

On behalf of your PTA, we’d like to welcome you all back to school. Normally at this time of year, we’d be meeting you all at Welcome Days, Back to School Nights, and any number of other face-to-face community events. And while those traditions don’t 100% translate to our strange new virtual world, as a PTA we are determined to find ways to adapt; to build different but equally meaningful interactions that bring our BA family together and help ensure the rich, whole child experience for which BA is well known.
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SMARTE Afterschool Clubhouse Now Registering for the 2020-21 School Year

For the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, the SMARTE Clubhouse will open on Wednesday, August 19 to provide on-site, all-day care while schools are on a distance learning schedule. Three different options are available for families: Full-time 5 days a week or Part-time 3 days or 2 days a week. Programs run from 8:30 am-4:30 pm each day. Please visit our SMARTE Clubhouse website for more information.
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School Contacts

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Welcome To Our School!

I am very excited to introduce myself as the new Principal of Brittan Acres Elementary School. I come to you with over 17 years experience in Elementary Education. I am very passionate about working with parents, teachers, and students to create a positive learning environment where student needs are a priority. My focus in on engaging students in authentic learning experiences that include collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, communication and citizenship.  I thrive on working with a diverse group of educators, parents, and students towards a common goal and vision that is innovative, engaging, and collaborative and focuses on educating the whole child.

The staff at Brittan Acres is looking forward to the school year ahead. We have many exciting new programs and updates to share with you this year related to curriculum including:
 - Personalizing Learning and Communicating Teaching and Learning to Parents
 - RW/WW Units of Study and Phonics for K-2
 - Math in Focus
 - PBL, 5Cs and Habit of Mind, Ownership
 - STEAM Program
I will be sharing the details of each of these as the year progresses so look for weekly updates in the BA Blast Newsletter.
I look forward to getting to know you and your children!
Suzanne Fast
Brittan Acres Elementary School
San Carlos School District


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