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  • Brandenburg Elementary, in conjunction with the Parents Step Ahead Mission is currently working on a project that will become the BBurg Outdoor Learning Courtyards & Garden!!

     

    The goal of this multi-phase project is to recognize, educate, enable and empower parents and students to take a proactive role in educational and personal development.

     

    In an effort to augment what is taught in the classroom, Brandenburg is creating multiple unused areas on campus into opportunities for student and community engagement.  

     

    The BBurg Garden phase will be developed in the back of the school and will be an ongoing garden of seasonal and nutritional plants that K-5 students will grow, maintain and enjoy.  Students will be incorporating STEM related projects, conduct research and have areas for collaboration and reflection.

     

    As part of this initiative, our school will be participating in the Carton2Garden contest.  Through this contest we could have a chance to win a $5000 grand prize from Carton2Garden Spring Contest that could potentially be utilized for a greenhouse over the garden area!

    Carton2Garden

     

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  • Our school is proud to partner with the American Heart Association and participate in Jump Rope For Heart!

     

    Over the next few weeks, we will be learning about how to take care of our hearts, spreading the message to friends and family, and helping others when we can! 

     

    The American Heart Association’s goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans.  They will challenge our kids to start living a healthy lifestyle now to prevent problems later; and give them an opportunity to participate in a service learning project that funds the fight against heart diseases and stroke – the #1 and #5 cause of death in our country. 

    • Any student wo raises at least $5 will receive Rory the Lion & lanyard!
    • Any student who raises at least $10 online will receive Mr. Tuskers AND Rory the Lion!
    • Any student who raises at least $85 online will also receive Savannah Bolt!

     

    Any student who registers at heart.org/jump, takes the Zoo Crew Ecard challenge, and challenges 10 people by sending them the Ecard challenge, will get Rory’s Zoo Crew Badge to add to your lanyard! Click Here to watch a quick step by step tutorial on how to take the challenge. 

    Please join us in teaching our students the importance of being heart healthy for life!  Watch this video to learn more about Jump Rope for Heart!

    Jump Rope for Heart Video

     

    HURRICAINE HARBOR: Any student who raises at least $125 earns 2 tickets to the American Heart Association Celebration day at HURRICANE HARBOR on Sunday, May 7th

     

    THE DALLAS MAVERICKS:  Students raising a minimum of $50 will receive an offer to redeem a voucher for 50% off tickets:

    to one (1) of the pre-selected Dallas Mavericks-American Heart Association games*. This offer includes the opportunity to shoot a Post-Game Shot on the court, following (1) one of the marked games (POST GAME SHOT). Offer valid for the following home games**, in select price codes:

    • Saturday, February 11thvs. Orlando 8:00PM
    • Monday, February 27thvs. Miami 8:30PM (POST GAME SHOT)
    • Friday, March 3rdvs. Memphis 7:30PM
    • Friday, March 10thvs. Brooklyn 8:00PM (POST GAME SHOT)
    • Saturday, March 11thvs. Phoenix 8:00PM (POST GAME SHOT)
    • Tuesday, April 11thvs. Denver 7:30PM

     

    TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

    **Each game is limited to 500 tickets. WE WILL SELL OUT!

    Orders will be filled on first come, first served basis, and are subject to availability.

    * 50% off offer, only valid for one (1) game from pre-selected dates, in pre-select price codes.

     

    BONUS!

    • Top 20* Online Fundraisers throughout North Texas will be able to participate in our National Anthem Buddies before the game on Friday, March 10thor Saturday, March 11th.
    • Top 21-60* Online Fundraisers throughout North Texas will be able to participate in the High Five Line before the game on Friday, March 10thor Saturday, March 11th.

    *selected students will be notified by American Heart Association by Monday, February 20th.

    • Post-Game Shot on Basket will only be available for the following games:

    o    Monday, February 27th vs. Miami 8:30PM

    o    Friday, March 10th vs. Brooklyn 8:00PM

    o    Saturday, March 11th vs. Phoenix 8:00PM

     

    GUIDELINES:

    • All orders must be submitted through mavs.com/americanheart
    • Family and Friends will be able to purchase additional discounted tickets 
    • Qualifying students will receive a voucher with the online link for securing tickets
    • Each game is limited to 500 tickets. We will sell out!
    • All orders will be filled on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability. 
    • DEADLINE TO ORDER TICKETS MONDAY, MARCH 6th, 2017

     

    POST GAME SHOT ON BASKET: Students who attend one of the three (3) selected home games will have the opportunity to shoot a free throw on the Mavs court after the game. Participants will form a line on the Plaza Concourse at section 101/124 immediately following the game. Once the lower bowl has been cleared out, the participants will be escorted to the court. Each participant will take one free throw shot and will exit the court at section 106/107. Only participants with signed waivers will be allowed to access the court. Spectators will be allowed to take photos of the participant from the baseline, but must leave once the participant has attempted their free throw at section 106/107. There will be no player autographs.

     

    Heartfelt thanks for all that you do!    

    All money is due by March 3, 2017 and is to be given to the PE coaches!

     

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  •    School Nurse                                                                        

    Please help us provide a healthy and safe environment for all students by observing the following:

    Do not send your child to school if any of these symptoms are present in the previous 24 hours:

    • Elevated temperature (100.0 or greater) and should be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school without fever medication.
    • Acute cold, sore throat, or persistent cough.
    • Vomiting, nausea, or severe abdominal pain.
    • Repeated diarrhea the day or night or before school.
    • Lethargic behavior.

     

    Sick kids                                                                                          Classroom

     

    Por favor ayúdenos a proveer un ambiente seguro y saludable para todos los estudiantes mediante la observación de lo siguiente:

    No mande a su hijo(a) a la escuela si por las últimas 24 horas existe alguno de los siguientes síntomas:

    • Temperatura elevada (100.0 o más) y no debe tener fiebre por 24 horas ántes de regresar a la escuela sin medicamento para reducir la fiebre.
    • Resfrío agudo, dolor de garganta, o tos persistente.
    • Vómitos, nausea, o dolor abdominal severo.
    • Diarrea repetida durante la noche previa o ántes de la escuela.
    • Comportamiento letárgico.

     

     

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  • Follett Challenge Semi-finalist winners countdown link!

    Winners will be announced on February 28, 2017

    Follett Challenge

    For more information about this challenge please click here:  Follett Challenge.

    Click here to see our video!

    Our entry is called: iStory VR

     

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  • Brandenburg 5th Grade Class Wins $1,000.00 for our School in Milk Carton Contest!!!!!

    Students in the 5th Grade GT classroom with Mrs. Larriviel and Mrs. Sosa participated in a Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest were they showed their creativity, ingenuity, and hard work by creating model airplanes using 1,244 empty milk cartons!! Impressive work!! 

    Milk Carton Contest

     

    Milk Carton Contest

     

     

     

    You can see their official entry here!

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Irving ISD Points of Pride

  • icon Irving ISD was named the 2015 National Advanced Placement (AP) District of the Year for expanding student access to AP courses and improving AP Exam performance.

     

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  • icon In 2015, Irving ISD high school students earned more than 2,220 career certifications through the district’s signature studies program and campus2career initiative.

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    More than 2,000 mentors volunteer in the district. Half joined in the fall of 2014 through the Triple M program which focuses on modern, meaningful mentoring.

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  • icon $22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.

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  • icon IISD Partners in Education program has more than 200 active alliances with businesses and other organizations and more than 1,500 volunteers.

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  • icon Irving ISD is home to the largest Net-zero middle school, Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in the nation.

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