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BA Blast 10/18/2020

In this issue: Digital Citizenship Week resources, upcoming parent events, Walk-A-Jog Fitness Challenge week has begun, Pumpkin decorating contest submission dues soon, PTA fundraising still $10k away from goal- please donate today.
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Walk-A-Jog Fitness Challenge Week Has Begun

Refer to this page for your final checklist to prepare for this week's Walk-A-Jog Fitness Challenge! List includes the final waivers needed, t-shirt pick up details as well as plenty of ideas for the fitness challenge. Have fun and post your pics!
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BA Pumpkin Decorating Contest Details

We are thrilled to announce that the BA PTA is continuing with the beloved annual pumpkin decorating contest tradition - virtually! Check this page for contest specifics. All entries due by October 25th.
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2020-2021 SCSD Parent Education Events

We are proud to be partnering with the Parent Venture Series, an extension of the Parent Education Series, to bring high-quality, engaging speakers and programs to our community. This year, all events will be online and free! Check our new SCSD Parent Education calendar which lists most events.
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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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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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School Contacts

Dianne Mack at

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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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