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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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Helth Related Links


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!

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





Bear Den will be OPEN during lunches for students who needs to catch up with their work, please bring your textbook.


CalSOAP tutoring after school from 2:40 pm - 4:00 pm.


Garden Club meets in Room 27 after school.


Drawing Club in Room 22.


Yearbook order forms are now available at the front office or Room 10.


Yearbook meeting after school in Room 10.


CJSF meeting during 8th grade lunch, in Room 9.


Halloween Dance tickets will be sold during lunches starting this Wednesday through Friday or see Mrs. Yafai in Room #45 after school only! Students that are planning to attend the dance, please turn in your overdue library books or take care of your fines by Wednesday morning.



~GOOD LUCK~ Athletes~


Wrestling has practice today from 3 – 5 in the Multipurpose Room.


8th grade girls’ basketball team needs to check with your coach.


6th and 7th grade girls’ basketball will practice today at 3:00 pm in the Gym.



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.



Get Wimpy!

Jeff Kinney's newest book is scheduled to go on sale Nov. 4th.

You can reserve your copy of Wimpy KID Book 9 - The Long Haul...TODAY –AND- help out our upcoming Book Fair at the same time!   ***ALL pre-orders MUST be returned TO THE OFFICE by Oct. 24th, 2014 with cash or check only.

Pre-ordered books will be handed out during our Scholastic Book Fair, Nov 3rd – 7th, 2014.***

Brownell Bruin Month at a Glance

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Current News

Spooky Concert
The Brownell Band and Choir Presents

Spooky Concert

Thursday Oct. 23

Brownell MPR


The Spooks Begin Continue
Posted by: Tom Brozene
Published: 10/20/14

School News Paper

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. 



Attn: Cross Country Athletes

Tuesday, October 21st @ 3:00 pm, TEAM picture taking in the GYM! Please wear your Jersey and bring your order form.

Wednesday, October 22nd is PARTY time @ Mountain Mike's Pizza. See your coaches for more details.