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BRENDEL IS THE PLACE TO BE!  WE PUT KIDS FIRST! 
ABSENCE HOTLINE 810-591-6349
BRENDEL OFFICE 810-591-6137  
Bulldogs BARK at Brendel!
Be Respectful
A
ctively Learning and Listening
Responsibility for my Actions
K
indness to Others
 
 

At Brendel Elementary our mission is to provide the highest quality education in a safe, caring and challenging community that allows for individual differences and learning styles.       

 
District Announcements
CHECK OUT THE 2016 COMMUNITY ED SUMMER CAMPS!

Bricks for Kidz (Half Day Camp) – Registration / Informational Flyer
August 22nd – 26th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Animal Grossology (Entering Grades K - 3rd)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Remote control Mania (Entering Grades 4th - 8th)

Einstein by Design Summer Camp (Half Day Camp) – Registration / Informational Flyer
August 1st – 5th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Preschool Intro to STEAM (Ages 3-4 years, must be potty trained)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Computer Build with the Raspberry Pi (Entering Grades 1st-5th)​

Rata2ee Rangers Summer Camp (Full Day Camp) - Registration / Informational Flyer
August 1st – 5th
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Rata2ee Rangers (Entering Grades 1st – 6th)

Stemnetics (Half Day Camp) – Registration / Informational Flyer
August 8th – 12th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Raspberry Pi (Entering Grades 3rd - 5th)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Rockets (Entering Grades 3rd - 5th)
1:00 - 4:00 pm Rockets (Entering Grades K - 2nd)​
KINDERGARTEN HEALTH FAIR AND ROUND-UP
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ the Perry Center
2:00 – 6:30 p.m.

District-wide kindergarten registration for those who have not enrolled & Health Fair for all new kindergarteners!
Preschool information available, too!  Fun activities for parents and children!  Teddy Bear Bus Rides will be scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.  The last bus will leave at 6:15 p.m.

GRASP PACKETS COMING!
Parents,
If you ordered a GRASP packet for your student, please watch for those materials to come home with your student by Friday, May 13.  Community Education has sent them to your child’s school.  Thank you.
2016-2017 SCHOOLS OF CHOICE
Grand Blanc Schools will be accepting,
105 Schools of Choice applications (within Genesee County)
and 105c Schools of Choice applications (Contiguous Counties to Genesee County)
Beginning Monday June 13, 2016
Click HERE for additional details.
 
105/105c School of Choice application deadline,
July 12, 2016 at 4pm

CHILDREN'S GARDEN FALL REGISTRATION INFORMATION 2016-17
Children's Garden fall registration will be open to the public for all programs beginning, Monday, March 7, 2016. Children’s Garden offers Preschool, ALL DAY care for preschoolers and AM & PM Latchkey (Preschool through 5th grade).  Our center is open for AM Latchkey at 6:30 AM and closes at the end of PM Latchkey at 6:00 PM.  For more information please click on flyer.  If you have further questions please call 591-6083.  Registration forms and more information are available to download on our website www.cg.grandblanc.city.schoolfusion.us.
 
Children's Garden Registration Flyer

                   
 
NAVIGATING OUR DISTRICT TECHNOLOGY: PARENT AND GUARDIAN HELP SHEET
Parents, need help with website log-ins, Synergy grades, Pay Schools, and lunch account information?  Click HERE for a Technology Help Sheet.
A. J. Brendel Announcements
Field Day Gear orders due 5/16
April 22 Newsletter
Art Show
The Annual Elementary Student
Art Show

May 14th-May 22nd
We are proud to announce an exhibition of
Grand Blanc Elementary student art work at the McFarland Public Library.  We are very excited about the art program and feel each elementary schools deserves recognition for an exceptional year of hard work.  Due to limited time and space restrictions, this "mini-exhibition" will represent just a sample of the work of more than three thousand young art students.  This is a great opportunity to show community support for our elementary art program.
Please join us!

2016-2017 PTO Officers
Presidents
Renee Madison
Karen Mitchell
Vice Presidents
Julie Brandow
Tiffany Heisey
Treasurers
Danette Tuscher
Joe Tuscher
Secretaries
Andrea Plachta
Lorri Melynchek
 


 
Enroll Today
Time to Enroll For Kindergarten
Monday-Friday
9:30a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Brendel Office
1-810-591-6137
Absent/Tardy
Did You Know . . . . .School starts at 8:40a.m.
Arrival between  8:41 to 9:10 a.m. is a Tardy.                                       ¼ day absent       
Arrival after 9:10 but before 12:30 a.m. is an AM absence.                ½ day absent
Leaving before 12:00 noon and not returning is a full day absent.    1 full day
Leaving after 12:30 p.m. but before 3:20 is a PM absence.                ½ day absent
Leaving between 3:20-3:40 p.m. is an early out.                                   ¼ day absent

It is very important to arrive to school on time and stay for the full day.  Arriving late and  leaving early adds up.  Two tardies equal a ½ day absence.  Four tardies will be one full day absent. This is the same when leaving early.
  

 
 
May

2-Fundraiser Flowers are here
4-Math Club 4:50 p.m.
5-Muffins with MOM A-L 8:00-8:40 a.m.
6-Muffins with MOM M-Z 8:00-8:40 a.m.
9-
Math Club 4:50 p.m.
11-Math Club 4:50 p.m.
12-PTO Meeting 4:00 p.m.
16-Math Club 4:50 p.m.
18-Math Club 4:50 p.m.
23-2nd Grade Upland Hills Farm
31-BOGO BookFair

 
June
1-BOGO BookFair
​2-Fun With Father A-L 8:00-8:40 a.m.
2-BOGO BookFair
2-New Student Meeting 4:30 p.m.
3-Fun with Father M-Z 8:00-8:40 a.m.
3-BOGO BookFair
3-Field Day
14-3rd Grade Physician Park
15-Last Day of School

Healthy Snacks
Healthy Snack Idea
Fruit Snack/Fruit Roll ups                                         
Yogurt/gogurts
Teddy Grahams, Graham Crackers                     
Fruit-Apples, Grapes, Oranges...
Pretzels                                                                            
Cheezits,
Triscuits...

Cheese crackers filled with cheese
Rice Cakes
Apple sauce
 fruit
cups
Granola Bars
Baked Lays products, Cheetos, Doritos...
Cupcakes, donuts and cookies for birthday snacks will not be allowed and will be returned to your child at the end of the day. 

 
Visitors
Parents please remember that you MUST sign in
in the office and get a visitors pass when
entering the building during school hours
for any reason.


 
Walk Up to Parent Pickup
Starting Monday September 21 we will be enforcing the parent pick up at the cafeteria doors for 3:58 walk up release.
Our first priority is the safety of our Brendel Students and Staff.

Gently used Books
We are looking for gently used books for
​classroom libraries.  If you have any books
that you would like to donate please contact
Mrs. Martin at emartin@grandblancblancschools.org
or drop them off in the office.
Thank you for your 
continued support.
 
Brendel Annual Education Report

Please click HERE to read the Annual Education Report which provides key information on the 2014-15 educational progress of Brendel Elementary.
Morning Start Time
 
Important to Know
 
School Starts at 8:40 a.m. 
Students are in their seat ready to learn at
 
 8:40 a.m.

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