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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

Need someone to talk to?
(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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Library Hours

Mondays & Tuesdays

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Closed for lunch 12:15pm - 1:30pm


7:30 am - 11:00 am






Here is the important link for you to check out what's new in our LIBRARY.







~~The Principal's Blog~~

High Five Bruins!


 Principal's Blog... 

Give Bobby Bruin a High Five!

Early Release Days -- School ends at 12:00 pm

There are five early release days this year with a 12:00 pm "noon" dismissal!
Monday, October 6, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014
Monday, February 23, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015

Pertussis Requirement

Students entering 7th grade in 2015 - 2016 school year will need proof of a pertussis booster shot (whooping cough, called Tdap on or after their 7th birthday BEFORE starting school. Please check your Child's 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



Have a Wonderful Holidays...See you next year, 2015!!!


Candy Cane Grams will be sold during lunches, delivery will be today during 8th period.


~Renaissance Day~

    December 19th


All Brownell Students, while on campus, all students must have their ID's on them.   Also, please don't forget to sign-in at Student Services office prior to entering the Main Office. Thank you :-)

~~Brownell Bruin Month at a Glance~~

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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. 

~~Sports this Week~~


~GOOD LUCK~ Athletes~

Boys Basketball - Practice from 3:00 – 4:30 pm today in the GYM.

Athletes: Please return all Girls Basketball uniforms in Room 21.




Current News

Disneyland Dates, if accepted, for Band and Choir...please read....
To all Band and Choir students and parents,

We know families like to plan for their summer vacations, so here are the dates we are planning on for our Disneyland trip, should we be accepted to perform there.

We would leave VERY early Monday ... Continue
Posted by: Laurie Avey
Published: 12/11/14

GUSD Parent/Guardian Technology Survey
Parents and Guardians: 


GUSD is currently conducting a technology survey for the district to better prepare its technology plan for student success.  We are asking all parents/guardians to take the survey in order to p... Continue
Posted by: Bob Turner
Published: 12/8/14