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January 2022
Winter Extracurriculars - UPDATE

Winter Extracurriculars - UPDATE

In light of the rapidly changing Covid situation the winter session of Extracurriculars will NOT begin on Tuesday, January 18th as originally planned. We are working closely with Principal Mecklenburg and Nurse Carbeck as well as the Extracurricular instructors and staff to determine the best plan for moving forward
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December 2021
Notes from the Nurse - Testing and Return to school after winter break

Notes from the Nurse - Testing and Return to school after winter break

I wish everyone a healthy and safe winter break. I appreciate your vigilance and partnership in following all the health and safety protocols. Continue to follow the Symptom Checker each day before sending your child to school. We will be pool testing on Tuesday after our return from break on January 4th. Children should not be coming to school with symptoms to test. Samples are only collected on Tuesdays. Please do not send in samples on any other day, they will be discarded. All samples le...
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Winn Brook Music Newsletter and Video

Winn Brook Music Newsletter and Video

I write today to send you our Music Newsletter, which you can find attached to this email as a PDF. On pages 1 and 2, you will be able to read short updates on what each grade level at Winn Brook is working on in music class and click on links to learn more about the musicians we’ve learned about. Be sure to also watch a video compilation of our musical learning on page 3!
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November 2021
Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

We are thrilled to share that we are forming affinity groups at each of our elementary schools. Affinity groups are designated “safe spaces,” intended to support and amplify the voices of individuals with a particular identity who have historically been marginalized. The groups we are piloting this year will be for students who identify as Black or Brown.
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October 2021
Costumes, Magic and Concert!

Costumes, Magic and Concert!

There was magic in the air today at Winn Brook. Our youngest students practically floated into school, so excited about Halloween that their feet barely touched the floor! Our older students sported hints of Halloween and the same air of excitement. Our staff was all decked out, both clever and cute!
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Information about K - 4 POOL TESTING PILOT at WINN BROOK this Tuesday

Information about K - 4 POOL TESTING PILOT at WINN BROOK this Tuesday

As Superintendent Phalen shared in his message on Friday, Winn Brook is scheduled to pilot Pool Testing. There is a great deal of information below. Please read through it carefully. There is also a link to a short video to share with your child. Our first run will be this Tuesday, October 19th. We are able to pilot pool testing in all grades K-4 due to the additional help of the National Guard.
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Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

Affinity Groups at Winn Brook

We are thrilled to share that we will be forming affinity groups at each of our elementary schools. Affinity groups are designated “safe spaces,” intended to support and amplify the voices of individuals with a particular identity who have historically been marginalized.
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Pools and Puddles and More!

Pools and Puddles and More!

Early Release: This Wednesday and again next Wednesday we will be dismissing at 11:50 in order for our teachers to hold parent teacher conferences. Flip Flop Schedule: On early release Wednesdays we follow a flip flop schedule. This week it means that Wednesday is Friday and Friday is Wednesday. This will apply to your child's specials. Strings' lessons will be on Wednesday this week as well.
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Winn Brook School Advisory Council and Wednesday Schedule

Winn Brook School Advisory Council and Wednesday Schedule

I hope that you are outside enjoying this gorgeous day and are not reading these emails until tonight. I will try not to trouble you again until Tuesday when I will tell you how well the Pool Testing went and remind you that we are dismissing at 11:50 on Wednesday due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences, Fall 2021 Session

Parent-Teacher Conferences, Fall 2021 Session

The Winn Brook School is registering parent/teacher conferences online. Conferences begin on Wednesday, October 20th. Registration for all conferences opens on Friday, October 8th and closes on Friday, October 15th. All Conferences will be VIRTUAL via Google Meet.
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