SCHOOL NEWS

December 15 – January 11

December 19 – Chick-fil-A 2ndSemester Order Forms Due

December 21 – K3/K4 Christmas Program

December 21 - ½ Day of School – Christmas Break Begins

January 7 – School Resumes

January 11 – BBS Spirit Day

  • Christmas Break will begin with a half-day on Friday, December 21. 

    • K3 & K4 will dismiss at 11:00.

    • K5 will dismiss at 11:15.

    • 1st -  5th will dismiss at 11:30.

            K3 & K4 will dismiss from their classrooms.  Please remember not to park under the canopy 

            or along the curb.  K5 - 5th grades will dismiss at their regular dismissal lines. 

  • HOLIDAY CARE WILL BE AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION ONLY ON DECEMBER 21, UNTIL 5:30 P.M. Click here to register for holiday care.

  •  Brainerd Baptist School offers need-based financial aid for students in K5 through 5th grade on a yearly basis. Financial aid applications are now being accepted via FACTS.  It is very important for parents to complete the application before January 31.  No late applications will be considered.  Click here for the link and more information.

  • Click here to view the 2019-2020 School Calendar

  • Cross Country and Soccer pictures can now be viewed and purchased here. The password is BBSPHOTOS2018!

Fourth Grade Overview

December 17-21, 2018

BIBLE: We will delve back into Scripture Memorization after the break. Merry Christmas and thank you for the incredible opportunity to teach Bible to your wonderful children!

LANGUAGE ARTS:  Our Unit 4 English test will be Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

READING: We will continue to study both Fact/Opinion and Inference until Christmas break. We will be doing activities and classwork. There is NO homework. There are NO tests! HO! HO! HO!

SPELLING: Spelling Test 8 was today, on Friday, December 14. The Helping Verb Challenge (for those who choose to participate) will be on Monday and Tuesday, December 17-18.

MATH: We will spend our time together next week learning about patterns and sequencing.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will end our study on the Old West by having our annual wagon race on Thursday.  Students should have their Pony Express poster turned in by Wednesday, December 19.

*Note: There were many unexpected, extended absences over Fall Break this year. Please read the BBS Handbook regarding vacation absence policy. Fourth grade students can get behind so quickly if they do not have the proper make-up work.

**Note: DRESS CODE (from BBS Handbook) GRADES K5 – 5TH Grade

Pants and Shorts:

  • Legging pants or yoga type pants may NOT be worn on any regular school day, civilian day, or field day.

  • PLAIN ankle length leggings and tights may be worn under skirts, jumpers, dresses or skorts. Leggings must be solid white, gray, black or navy.

Civilian Day/Special Event Dress Code

Clothing should be free from inappropriate slogans, advertisements, comic strips,

cartoon, or TV personalities. Shirts with writing must contain appropriate messages.

• Skirts or shorts must be no shorter than 2” above the front and back of the knee.

• Leggings or yoga style pants may NOT be worn on any regular or special event school

 day. However, as stated above, leggings may be worn under uniform clothing.

• Clothing must fit appropriately. If in doubt, it is best not to wear it.

• Only on special event days athletic shorts of appropriate length may be worn. School

administration will notify families when athletic shorts are acceptable. Athletic shorts are

not permitted at any other time.

SPECIAL EVENTS

December 21: 4th grade Christmas Party Breakfast in homerooms; ice skating at Ice on the Landing at the Chattanooga Choo-Choo Gardens

December 21: ½ Day - Dismiss at 11:30 a.m.

December 22: CHRISTMAS BREAK!!

January 7: Students report back to school