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7800 Carmel Street Gilroy, CA 95020

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

Principal: David Laboranti       Assistant Principal: Rebecca Mullen


BROWNELL HAS BEEN SELECTED AS A 2015 STATE OF CALIFORNIA

GOLD RIBBON SCHOOL

AND

TITLE 1 ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT WINNER

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(left to right) Principal Greg Camacho-Light, 8th Science Teacher Vicki  Groppe, 7th Math and Science Teacher Meg Groeling, School Office Coordinator Mary Ann Mukai, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, Physical Education and Choir Teacher Laurie Avey, 8th Math Teacher Pat Rogers and Assistant Principal David Laboranti 



The California Gold Ribbon School Award was awarded to 

Brownell Middle School on May 27th in San Francisco.

Brownell was also awarded a Title 1 Academic Achievement Award!

Way to go Bruins!

Youth Crisis Hotline

Need someone to talk to?
1-800-843-5200
(toll-free, 24 hrs, confidential)

Parent Club Information

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


  • Parent Club Meetings - 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7pm . Learning Center(Library) - Always check School Calendar for latest events.

 


 

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

~~LIBRARY INFO~~

Library Hours

Mondays & Tuesdays

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

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

Wednesdays

7:30 am - 11:00 am

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CLOSED

THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS

 

 

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

 

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https://gilroyunified.follettdestiny.

com/common/welcome.jsp?site=

504&context=saas40_0417032

 

~~AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS~~

Wednesdays

ASB - Ms. Kompani and Mrs. Mukai

Room 17

Garden Club - Mrs. Lake -  Room 27

Newspaper Club - TBA -  Room 7

Yearbook Club - Ms. Kalman - Room 10

Thursdays

Gamers Guild Club - Mrs. Groeling 

Room 3

Fridays

Knitters Club - Ms. Gardner - Room 37

~~ ELAC ~~

ELAC meetings are held every first Thursday of the month in our school LIBRARY @ 9:00 am. 

Pertussis Requirement

Students entering 7th grade in 2016 - 2017 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.

Summer Reading 2016


 

Dear Brownell Students,

 

Even though the final bell is about to ring for this school year, as you know there is no final bell when you're a lifelong learner! Take advantage of this fun and informative opportunity to stay connected with current events as well as topics of your choice. Using the information below, create or access your Newsela account to get started!

 

If you have any questions, please email Ms. Sassano at danielle.sassano@gilroyunified.org

 

Have a great summer and happy reading!

 

Sincerely,

Your future 6th, 7th and 8th  grade teachers

 

Camp Newsela (there is a Newsela app!) June 13- August 19!

http://support.newsela.com/hc/en-us/articles/208988626-Camp-Newsela-Student-Edition?flash_digest=65d7cfc95e57aa7fcbb29d94fc8eea1df15db9e6&pro_status=

subscription&user_type=student

 

Incoming 6th graders

Class name: 6Summer 2016

Class code: W9DWCS

 

Incoming 7th graders:

Class name: 7Summer 2016

Class Code: SRS6Y7

 

Incoming 8th graders:

Class name: 8Summer 2016

Class Code: 7T7DT6

 

Quick Start Guide for all Students:

Newsela Quick Start Guide (1).pdf

Weekly Newsletter (Click on the Picture)

High Five Bruins!

Bruin

Once a Bruin....

Always a Bruin!!!

 

~~Brownell Bruin Month at a Glance~~

How Brownell Teaches Math

School Loop Login

California Standards

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. 

 

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Student Store

Brownell Sweatshirts and Sweatpants are now for sale in Room 21.

Sweatshirts - $25.00

 Sweatpants - $20.00

See Mrs. Groppe in Room 21

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~~~IMPORTANT DATES~~~

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EARLY RELEASE DATES

To allow middle school teachers time to collaborate and plan lessons,

students will be released at 12:00 pm on the following days:

September 15, 2015, December 8, 2015, February 23, 2016, March 22, 2016, April 19, 2016

~~LOST & FOUND~~

Please do not forget to check your lost belongings after school. Uncollected items after 90 days will be donated to local charities!

Thank you