All types of learning are taking place in many different locations. Here's an example of a HBS 5th grader learning about circuits testing his battery powered car. Click link for video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qN6x1Ab46qyRTIt_KRz5M_cs7qGwEksA/view?usp=sharing
As 2020 winds down I’m wrapping up my entry plan meetings with local agencies. Today I had the pleasure of meeting with John Hodge, of the Brunswick Housing Authority which serves the Housing Needs of Low-Income Persons since 1967.
No School today Tuesday, December 1, due to widespread power outages. Both in-person and remote learning classes are cancelled for the day. Please access storm meals. Be Safe
Today’s lunchtime storybook at KFS in Mrs. Sciacca’s first-grade class is ‘I Love You Already’ by Joey John.
BHS Interact Club members loaded up 5 cars full of over 100 bags of food, totaling 1247.2 pounds collected by students and staff to donate to the MCHPP food pantry!
The Brunswick School Department hopes you had a great Thanksgiving. Please remember that those who travelled outside of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont must quarantine for 14 days from the date of their return to the state or demonstrate that they have a negative COVID-19 test taken since they returned to the state. Students or staff members who travelled outside of those three states must bring a copy of negative results when they return to school or stay home until the 14 day quarantine period has ended. Thank you for supporting efforts to maintain a safe and healthy learning environment in our schools.
Ukulele Tuning Party—physically distanced, and Masked - of course - BJHS faculty volunteers tuning ukuleles to get them ready to distribute to 6th grade students - The Learning Opportunities Abound
Leo Theberge, BSD bus #45 driver is festive and safety conscious this morning! Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
Ms. Lowe’s multiage students at KFS team up with LEAP and Jon Wallace from the Maine Butterfly Exhibit and Insect Museum for a virtual visit. Here they’re looking at Phasmids (stick insects) and Phylliidae (leaf insects). #science #butterflies
BSD Students and Staff embrace outdoor learning: The BHS Academic Biology class - was recently using data to try to answer the question - Does moss mostly grow on the northern side of trees? Is that a reliable way to navigate in the woods?
Even a chilly Maine day can’t stop Kate Furbish students and staff from enjoying a socially distant lunch outside!
Here is a group of seventh graders modeling the BSD BJHS headphones that just arrived! All BJHS students are receiving these headphones to increase their ability to contribute when learning online and to ensure student safety.
The Downeast Institute & nine partner communities have established a Clam Recruitment Monitoring Network spanning the coast of Maine. This network measures soft-shell clam and other shellfish recruitment and survival, at two flats in each of nine towns from Wells in southern Maine to Sipayik (at Pleasant Point) in eastern Maine. BHS students from Andrew McCullough’s Marine Biology Class; Griffin Bannon, Leila Bannon, Celia Boyd, and Joey Valliere assisted Dr. Brian Beal, Dan Devereaux, and Sara Randall with this study recently.
Starting today school bus drivers are distributing regular bag lunches and STORM PACK meals for NO School Days. Students will have storm day meals available when we can not make deliveries.
Interact Club under the leadership of BHS Sci. Tchr. Kaitlyn Ostrov are concluding a very successful food drive. They teamed up with the Rotary Club of Brunswick and Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program to collect non-perishable food items to stock the food pantry.
BSD continues to ensure we have cleaning materials to help clean surfaces. Thank you to the custodians and facilities staff for making this happen.
Mr. Funderburk's multi-age class, 1st and 2nd grades - using the outside classroom. KFS Teachers are continuing to rock those outside learning classrooms.
We have been fortunate so far this school year with exceptionally warm weather. As a result, the bike racks at BJHS have been full. It's so nice to see students and staff accessing alternative transportation modes to and from school - Healthy, Green, and Clean.
To all the Veterans - thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedoms. Today and every day I am grateful for your sacrifices. Happy Veterans Day!
Mrs Martin’s KFS first graders enjoy a mid-November outdoor class day. Math, reading, writing workshop and even Aimsweb screening are part of the adventure.