November 19 – November 30 

November 19-23 – Thanksgiving Break

November 30 – Santa Pictures

December 4 – K5-2 Grade Christmas Program

December 6 – 3rd-5thGrade Christmas Program

December 7 – Last Collection Day “Share Your Christmas” Food Drive

December 7 – BBS Chorus Performance at Ringgold “Down Home Days” 

                           7:30 P.M.

December 21 – K3/K4 Christmas Program

December 21 - ½ Day of School – Christmas Break Begins

  • Santa pictures will be made on Friday, November 30.  Students may wear Christmas attire.  Please be sure to follow all BBS Dress Codes.  Students will be sent down by classrooms to have their pictures made.  If you would like to have sibling pictures made, you must bring them to room #18 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Siblings must be accompanied by a parent.  Please notify your teacher if you wish to have a winter scene or picture with Santa.  Students can do both.

  • Every year Brainerd Baptist School participates in WRCB’s “Share Your Christmas” canned food drive.  We will be collecting Monday, November 5, through Friday, December 7.  Student Council will then deliver the canned food to the Tennessee Pavilion Friday, December 7. 

  • 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.

3rd Grade Overview

November 26-30, 2018

BIBLE:  Our students did amazing leading in chapel this week! They recited their memory work from Ephesians 2. We are still working through Genesis and are focused in on the narrative of Jacob and Esau.

READING: We will be reading Christmas books and talking about Illustrations.

MATH: We will review over the division unit and take a test on Wednesday, November 28.

Multiplication: We will practice the 6’s this week. The test over these will be on Friday, November 30.

LANGUAGE: We will continue to learn about verbs.  We will be talking about linking and helping verbs this week.

WRITING: The students will continue to work on opinion writing.

SPELLING: We will be studying Unit 15 words. The test will be on Friday, November 30.  You can log on to spelling city to practice:

SCIENCE: We will finish our unit on Space. There will be a test over the Space unit on Tuesday, December 11.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will start our Christmas Around the World Unit.  Details will be coming home in your child’s Tuesday Folder. Project is due: December 18. Students who are numbers 1-8 will present on December 18, and numbers 9-17 will present on December 19.


  • Students are encouraged to bring a healthy snack each day.

  • You may want to send a sweater/school sweatshirt, as the rooms can be cold.

  • Don’t forget to sign your child’s planner every night. This lets us know that you have checked their homework.

  • Don’t forget to send in Box Tops!  Remember, 100% of the money comes back to our classroom.

  • If you have a planned vacation, please let us know at least two weeks in advance.