Announcements

Welcome Principal Roller

Orange Southwest Supervisory District would like to welcome David Roller to the elementary administrative team. Erica McLaughlin and Pat Miller will work with Mr. Roller to meet the needs of our three elementary schools in the OSSD. We feel very fortunate to have Mr. Roller in this new role and look forward to continuing to build relationships with the families and communities we serve. The elementary administrative team will meet together in the next two weeks to make decisions about work assignments and duty responsibilities. These details will be shared with staff and families as soon as possible.

 

OSSD Superintendent Search Update

The OSSD Board of Directors and the Superintendent Search Committee would like to thank all of you who attended the forums with the Superintendent candidates.  The OSSD Board interviewed the candidates later that evening and have been reviewing all the feedback forms from the faculty/staff, students and community.  We will be having the two candidates back for a second, longer interview in the next couple of weeks.  We hope to make a decision soon afterwards. 

 

Health & Wellness Reminder:

The Vermont Department of Health has asked schools to remind all families that the American Academy of Pediatrics/Bright Futures Guidelines recommends that all children should have a well child exam each year.

We are on Facebook!

 Brookfield Elementary School is on Facebook! We are doing our best to get information out to you about all of the wonderful things happening in and around Brookfield. Make sure to “like” us. Click here to go to our page. 

Welcome to Brookfield Elementary School! 

A message from the Administrative Team for the 2016-17 School Year

We warmly welcome you to the Brookfield Elementary School website!  This window into our wonderful school community is intended to be a helpful resource for all sorts of information, as well as a place to post photos and celebrations of special occasions. We suggest that you bookmark this page for quick reference.  If you do not find what you need, please give us a call and we are happy to help. Further, our school Facebook page is another place for updated information, photos, and announcements (link here?).  “Like” us and you will always be immediately notified with current announcements!

Brookfield Elementary School is excited to announce that we are now a PBIS school community!  PBIS, Positive Behavior Interventions and Systems, is a research-proven philosophy that is focused on intentionally building a positive, student-centered school climate (click on this link for more information: ).  If you are a current parent, you will hear lots more about this over the course of the school year.  We invite your input as we begin this journey and learn together how best to support and nurture every individual throughout our school community!

Our school is a member of the Orange Southwest Supervisory Union.  Together, with our sister schools Braintree Elementary and Randolph Elementary, we work together to ensure the success of our students through shared professional development, curriculum, coaching, and learning resources.  Whether our schools are large or small, we are committed to common values, high quality learning goals, and professional behavior.  This partnership allows each of our schools to thrive, and maintain unique traditions and community connections, while at the same time benefitting from increased collaboration and reduced financial costs.  It is a win-win for each school!

An additional bonus to this collaborative model is that our schools share an administrative team!  Three principals work together to support the needs of students, parents and staff and, at the same time, come to value and understand the unique attributes of each school community. Again, this team approach benefits our schools by ensuring that there is always an administrator available as needed, and we have reduced our financial costs.  Another win-win!

As a team, we truly believe that our entire system is stronger because it is collaborative and working towards common goals for our students.  No school is isolated and every staff member has grade-level colleagues to support their own professional growth, no matter the size of the school.  Together, we are committed to meeting the learning needs of each child.

We are honored to serve the children and families of the Brookfield Elementary School community.  Please get in touch if we can be of help to you.  

Your Administrative Team

Susan McKelvie

Erica McLaughlin

Pat Miller

 

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June 16, 2017

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Brookfield School Looks to Future

The Brookfield Elementary School will be hosting a Community Future Forum on two Saturday mornings in May and June to discuss the potential ramifications – and opportunities – associated with the passage of Act 46 and the new consolidated Orange Southwest School District. Read More

Early Education Program off to a Great Start

The OSSU’s new Early Education Program is off to a successful start with nearly 30 students between the ages of 3-5 enrolled. Read More

Brookfield 3d, 4th, 5th Grades Win Big at Tunbridge Fair

Brookfield Elementary students have been busy studying and exploring autumn-related activities this fall, including the history of the Pilgrims and the building of Plimoth Plantation. Their efforts recently won them a couple of blue ribbons at the Tunbridge Worlds Fair. Read More

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