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Potty Training Tips


So you’ve decided to embark on the great journey of potty training your little one.  Getting rid of diapers and introducing your big kid to underwear…are you terrified? Don’t feel bad, because...
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Brookridge Day School enjoys Percussion Magic!


Last week our friends Johnny and Adam, from Percussion Magic came back to Brookridge Day School and our preschoolers loved every minute of it! They played the guitar and sang...
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Meet & Greet


This night is for Preschool parents only.
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Parent Information Night


This night is for K-3rd grade parents only.
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First Day of School


Welcome to Brookridge! It’s the first day of school in the 2017-2018 school year!
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Spring Programs


Please find your child’s Spring Program date below. Our programs are presented next door at the First Baptist church. We know from research that children’s self-esteem is built when they...
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Notice To Parents


Please do not let your child walk on the retaining wall by the front sidewalk of the school.  The office staff has noticed a number of children using the wall as a balance beam on their way in and...
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Graduation Photos


FOR THIRD GRADERS ONLY! Photos will be take at 8:30 am on Wednesday, April 19th.  The rainout date is Wednesday, April 26.
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Parent-Teacher Conference


Childcare will be available during your conference time only.
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Last Day of School


The last day of the 2016-2017 school year will be Thursday, May 25.
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Open House


Open House will be on January 22nd on Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Enrollment will be open to the public January 22nd as well.
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Teaching your preschooler to be thankful – all year long


During November, many of us will gather with family and we’ll feel thankful for our turkey dinners and our many blessings. Teachers will talk about the Pilgrims and the Native Americans and how...
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Fridays are fun at Brookridge Day School Summer Camp


Every Friday is FUN at Brookridge Day School’s summer camp, and the Room C kiddos are loving it! On Fun Fridays, the children get to visit Room D with Mrs. Stewart, where she has set up...
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Picnic on the Playground & Scholastic Book Fair


The Brookridge Day School event of the summer will be Friday, June 3rd.  The Book Fair will be open from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm while the picnic event will be from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  The...
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Optional Summer Activities


Our optional summer activities are offered throughout the summer and help customize your child’s summer experience here at Brookridge.  With each month’s newsletter, we will include the details...
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Summer


We like to stay busy- very busy- and summer begins next week!  Our Summer at BDS program runs from May 31 through August 3, 2016.  Families can choose between full-time or part-time attendance to...
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Thanks Mrs. Thacker


We have a new visual addition to the front of our school, Brookridge Day School, which was donated by Mrs. Thacker.  Again, thanks Mrs. Thacker!
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The Family Wall -not just first for the first weeks of school


In Room C we have a wall of family pictures. It is a place where the kids can come look at a picture of their parent or their sibling if they are sad and missing them. It came in handy in the first...
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Fine and Gross Motor Skills Exercises for Preschoolers


In Room C we are constantly looking for ways to incorporate motor skills development with our 2 ½ and 3-year-old kiddos. They really enjoy playing with small finger puppets, and while it helps kids...
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The 50 Best Private Elementary Schools in U.S.


We’re bursting with pride! Brookridge Day School has been named to The Best Schools (TBS) listing of The 50 Best Private Elementary Schools in the U.S. Brookridge Day School has operated as an...
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Keeping your child on track during the holiday season


Isn’t this the time of year for children of all ages?  I don’t know who gets more excited – the child awaiting a special red-dressed fellow OR the parent who can’t wait to see the delight in...
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Teaching your preschooler to be thankful – all year long


During November, many of us will gather with family and we’ll feel thankful for our turkey dinners and our many blessings. Teachers will talk about the Pilgrims and the Native Americans and how...
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Easy steps to teach children to be thankful all year long!


Being thankful shouldn’t be reserved for one festive day in the month of November. There are simple things we can do, alone and as a family, to reinforce the importance of being thankful all year...
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Library Time at Brookridge Day School


The Room C kiddos love to have their library time! They walk down the hallway to the library and hear a story that is read by Mrs. Chesher. Library time is an important part of Room C’s week,...
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Helping your young reader master sight words


“They,” “said,” and “to” are just a few of the many words that can be tricky for young readers.  Learning to recognize sight words is an essential part of learning to read and the skill...
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Music in the early childhood years: a time of growth and development!


Early-childhood, birth through age 6, is the most important stage of life for a child’s own musical development and growth. Music is important in the Early Childhood years, because music is...
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Getting your Children to Listen and Follow Directions


Have you ever wondered how you can get your children to listen better at home? Have you ever wondered how you can get your children to follow directions the FIRST time they are given? There are many...
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First Grade September S.T.E.M. activities during Apple Week, Sept. 21-25, 2015


First grade had the opportunity to participate in two S.T.E.M. activities this month!  S.T.E.M. stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  It focuses on creative problem-solving...
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First Grade Owl Pellet Dissection


Our first grade had a great time dissecting owl pellets on Monday, August 31st!  “I liked pulling it apart!” stated one of the boys.  After studying owls and their habits, we had a chance to...
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End of First Quarter/Trimester (2015-2016)


End of First Quarter/Trimester.  Great Start!
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First Day of School (2015-2016)


Brookridge Day School welcomes you to the first day of school (2015-2016)!
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BDS Welcomes Erin Argie as NEW Preschool Director


Dear Parents and Families, My name is Erin Argie and I am the new Preschool Director at Brookridge Day School. It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2015-2016 School Year. As we embark on our 48th...
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Last Day of MWF PSO (2014-2015)


Thank you for a great year!
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Last Day of T-Th PSO (2014-2015)


Thank you for a great year!
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3rd Grade Graduation Photo Day (2014-2015)


Rainout Day is set for April 28th.
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Grade School Round Up


When: February 10th Where: Brookridge Day School Time: 6:00pm
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Kindergarten Round Up


When: February 3rd Where: Brookridge Day School Time: 6:00pm
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PSO Orientation


Welcome to PSO orientation!
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First Day of School


The first day of school is August 12th, 2014. We are so glad you’re here!
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