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7800 Carmel Street Gilroy, CA 95020

Phone: (408) 847-3377   Fax: (408) 846-7525

Principal: Greg Camacho-Light    *    Assistant Principal: David Laboranti

Youth Crisis Hotline

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(toll-free, 24 hrs, confidential)

Parent Club Information

You may be added to the parent club email distribution list by sending an email to   We welcome incoming 6th graders so that you can get a head start on the new school year!  Sign up today!

  • Parent Club Meetings - 1st Wed every month at 7pm . Learning Center(Library) - Always check School Calendar for latest events.



GUSD Budget Information

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To learn more about the state budget crisis and the impact on the GUSD 2011-2012 budget, click the following link:

Budget Advisory Letter from The Superintendent

School Loop

This web-based program is free to parents and students and provides instant access to your child's information that can include homework, assignments, grades, and teachers*. By signing up for a parent account, you will have 24-hour access to your child's most accurate and up-to-date academic progress. We strongly advise that you take a few moments to sign up for this free program and check the School Loop site often.  Let your student's teachers know you appreciate the time they spend keeping their information current. To register, you will need your child's permanent student ID number

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Tuesday Morning Announcements - Sept. 16th

Show your Bruin pride at the first dance of this year. Friday September 26th in the MPR. Sixth graders from 5:00 to 6:30 pm then seventh and eighth graders from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Wear school colors! Cost is $5.00. Tickets will be sold at lunches next Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 24th 25th 26th
Picture make up day is today during your lunch period. 
There is no school tomorrow, teacher work day.  We will see you on Thursday, Sept. 18th.
Attention all gamers.  Be sure to stop by room #3  after school on Thursday's for the Gamers Guild.
Come to the drawing club on Wednesdays and Fridays after school from 2:50 to 4:00pm.  Meetings are in room #22.  Join your friends and have a fun drawing.  Please bring your preferred art supplies.
Cross Country  - Meet at Christmas Hill park.  Athletes to be dropped off at Christmas Hill park by 3:15 for warm-ups.   Meet starts at 4:00 pm and ends approximately at 6:00pm
Garden Club is still looking for members.  Please see Mrs. Lake in room 27
Students, when you leave campus you will not be allowed back onto campus unless you are accompanied by a parent or guardian. 
All Brownell Students, while on campus, all students must have their ID's on them.  Only black issued lanyards will be allowed.  No other lanyards will be allowed.  Also, please don't forget to sign-in in Student Services office prior to entering the Main Office. 
Bear Den will open up during lunches in the Learning Center to assist students with homework.  Also, Monday's through Thursday's from  2:39 - 4:00pm CalSOAP will be in the Learning Center for tutoring. 

Do you know that California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF), emphasizes service in the school and the community while fostering pride in scholastic achievement? 

If you are an 8th grader and had good grades the spring semester of your 7th grade year, you may be eligible for membership in CJSF this semester!  Applications are now available in Student Services AND in room 9.  Apply today!  Our first meeting will be soon.  

Pertussis Requirement

Students entering 7th grade in 2014 - 2015 will need proof of a pertussis booster shot (whooping cough, called Tdap on or after their 7th birthday BEFORE starting school. Please check your Childs immunization records and if he/she has had one, bring proof to your school immediately. If he/she has not received one, make an appointment today and bring proof to the school as soon as your child receives it.

Your child will not be allowed to start school in August without proof of a Tdap given after the 7th birthday.

Sports Dates --General

Sports Timeline is the official day a sport can start tryouts (per league bylaws)- actual day is determined by coach.
Cross Country-->  August 25 - October 16
Wrestling --> October 6 - December 11
Girls Basketball --> October 6 - December 11
Boys basketball --> December 1 - February 12
Soccer--> February 2 - April 7
Volleyball--> February 2 - April 7
Track and Field --> March 30 - May 21

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School Loop Usage

The purpose of this message is to let parents and students know that due to the demands and responsibilities of their teaching positions, teachers may or may not use School Loop. Those teachers using School Loop will update grades and/or post assignments at their discretion. Please contact teachers if you have questions about current grades.