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Principal Update September 1, 2019

Reported by lisa_sadler@ipsd.org on 9/1/19

Principal's Update
DATE September 1, 2019
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HAPPENINGS AT BROOKDALE:

• Did you know the school with the most kids registered to support their schools in the Annual Naperville Kids Marathon Charity Partner Program on October 19, 2019 will receive $1000! Every student runs 25 miles, one mile at a time, between sign-up and race day and keeps track on an individual mileage log. Students run the final 1.2 miles of their marathon at Neuqua Valley High School on October 19, 2019. Each Team IPEF kids charity runner makes a $26 donation ($1 for every mile). Half of those funds go to the school they represent and the other half helps to support district wide initiatives made possible by the Indian Prairie Educational Foundation. As of Friday, we have 6 runners who will represent Brookdale. The leading school has 26 students!!! The last day to sign up for the Kids Marathon is September 9, 2019.

• We appreciate all who are following our new car rider lane procedure. Please make sure to communicate the procedure to all who pick up your child - grandparents, families, older siblings. This really helps to make sure we have a safe process for all involved. TIP for this week - never open your door on the traffic side of the car lane! Only allow students to exit/enter car from the curb side!

• Please remember, the parking lot is restricted to only buses, day care vans and carpools during the times of 8:40am to 9:15am and 3:15pm to 3:45pm. We appreciate everyone following this expectation.

• Follow Brookdale School on Twitter @BrookdaleBobcat. We use #Brookdalepride to show all the fun and cool things going on at Brookdale Elementary and the community!
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK:

Monday, September 2
• NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

Tuesday, September 3
• NO SCHOOL for STUDENTS - Teacher Institute Day

Wednesday, September 4
• Late Start - First bell rings at 9:00am with tardy bell ringing at 9:15am
• School Picture day – envelopes for ordering came home with students

Thursday, September 5
• Typical Day at Brookdale

Friday, September 6
• Spirit Day - Wear your Brookdale Spirit Wear OR Blue/Yellow
• Men at Brookdale - during recess and lunch
• Girl's Running Club - 3:40pm to 4:30pm

DATES TO REMEMBER:
• Sept 18 – PTA Meeting 7:00pm
• Sept 19 – PTA Fun Run Kick-off - in school
• Sept 23 – Bus Evacuation Drill – 9:30-11am
• Oct 3 – PTA Fun Run

Sincerely,
Mary Howicz
630.428.6800
Brookdale Principal

Car Rider Notice ( pdf)

Brookdale Car Rider Map ( pdf)

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