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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


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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~~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

Drawing Club - Mr. Brooks - Room 22

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

Drawing Club - Mr. Brooks - Room 22

Knitters Niche & Abstract Club -

Ms. Gardner and Mrs. Mukai 

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.

~~SPORTS UPDATE~~

TUESDAY  - FEBRUARY 9, 2016

School Year 2015 -16

 

Soccer

2015/2016

 

Official Start Date: February 1, 2016

  Coaches to determine practice schedule

 

********Please Note: During the games,  Soccer Teams

  will be on one side of  the playing field and parents will be on the other. 

 

Game times: 3:30

March 2nd Practice Brownell @  Solorsano 3:30 

March 3rd Practice @ Brownell vs. South Valley 3:30

 

Tues.  March 8th    Brownell vs. South Valley @ South Valley (away)

Thurs. March 10th   Brownell vs. Bernal @ Bernal (away)

Tues.  March 15th    Brownell vs. Britton @ Brownell (home)

Thurs. March 17th     BYE     

Tues.  March 22nd   Brownell vs. Davis @ Davis (away)

Thurs. March 24th Brownell vs. Murphy@ Brownell (home)

Tues.  March 29th    Brownell vs. ASMS @ Brownell (home)  

Coaches information only:

Playoffs- April 4-7

Coach Andrade (Boys)

Coach Marques  (Girls)

Volleyball

2015/2016

 

Official Start Date: February 1, 2016

Coaches determine practice schedule

 

Game times 3:30 and ~ 4:45 (girls team play first followed by boys team)

 

TBD  Girls Jamboree@ Britton Middle School 3:20 game time

TBD  Boys Jamboree@ Britton Middle School 3:20 game time

 

 

Tues.  March 8th     Brownell vs. South Valley @ South Valley (away)

Thurs. March 10th  Brownell vs. Bernal  @ Bernal (away)

Tues.  March 15th   Brownell vs. Britton @ Brownell (home)

Thurs. March 17th     BYE     

Tues.  March 22nd   Brownell vs. Davis    @ Davis (away)

Thurs. March 24th   Brownell vs Murphy @ Brownell (home)

Tues.  March 29th    Brownell vs. ASMS  @ Brownell (home)

Coaches information only:

Playoffs  April 5-7

Coach Bowe (Girls)

Coach Julio (Boys)

 

 

~~Brownell Bruin Month at a Glance~~

~~The Principal's Blog~~(Weekly Newsletter)

High Five Bruins!

Bruin

Once a Bruin....

Always a Bruin!!!

 

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