Author


All posts by Admin

Spring Programs


We have been practicing our spring music this year, we cant wait to share with you!  Please check your email in the next couple weeks for a link to the Spring music program!
read more

Fin-Tastic Summer


Summer 2021 is right around the corner join us for a summer full of fun, first day is June 1,2021! Our summer program is available to grades beginning Pre-k to 4th grade. Call 913-649-2228 to inquire...
read more

Join us for the New School Year


Please join us for fall 2021! Spots are filling up quickly for the 2021 School year First day of school is August 10th! Call (913)649-2228 to set up a tour! We are open to grades beginning Pre-K to...
read more

Open Enrollment


Open Enrollment starts January 19th, 2021.
read more

Festivity in Kansas City


Kansas City culture is around us every time of the year; however, the family fun activities that kick start the cold weather take the cake. Between the beautiful light displays and busy holiday...
read more

How to discipline your toddler: Part 2


We hope you caught Part 1 of this post on how to effectively discipline your toddler.  Perry Schroeder, Lead Early Preschool Teacher at Brookridge Day School, is sharing her tips and strategies...
read more

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...
read more

Spring Programs


We know from research that children’s self-esteem is built when they do work of which they are proud. Wait until you see what they can do! We take performances seriously at Brookridge. Please...
read more

50th Year Anniversary Kick-off


Help us celebrate our ‘Golden Anniversary’ in 2018 and 50 years of the Brookridge Life! Save the date November 10th, 2018 for our 50th Anniversary Auction.
read more

How to make landforms (and reinforce a lesson) out of kid-friendly snacks!


As first grade teachers, we are always trying to create a learning environment that is engaging, interactive, and inspiring.  Room 4 students recently studied the earth’s landforms, and as a...
read more

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...
read more

Meet & Greet


This night is for Preschool parents only.
read more

Parent Information Night


This night is for K-3rd grade parents only.
read more

First Day of School


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

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...
read more

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...
read more

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.
read more

Parent-Teacher Conference


Childcare will be available during your conference time only.
read more

Last Day of School


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

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.
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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!
read more

9 ways to keep your child engaged during summer vacation


Soccer, baseball, and swimming are some fun summertime activities.  With summer vacation comes a two or three month break from school.  Kids need a break from the daily rigors of school, but it’s...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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,...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

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...
read more

End of First Quarter/Trimester (2015-2016)


End of First Quarter/Trimester.  Great Start!
read more

First Day of School (2015-2016)


Brookridge Day School welcomes you to the first day of school (2015-2016)!
read more

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...
read more

Last Day of MWF PSO (2014-2015)


Thank you for a great year!
read more

Last Day of T-Th PSO (2014-2015)


Thank you for a great year!
read more

Talk and listen to your children


Plates, napkins, salt and pepper.  These ingredients are key to getting a behind-the-scenes look at your child’s day.  What?!  You’re likely asking yourself what these things have to do with...
read more

3rd Grade Graduation Photo Day (2014-2015)


Rainout Day is set for April 28th.
read more