Brunswick Superintendent Dr. Angelina Bergin invites all parents and their children to participate in an educational series titled “Helping Your Child Thrive: A Parent’s Guide to Growing a Reader at All Ages.” This event will be held Thursday, February 27 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the High School Library. The session will be led by Kerri Messler, the ELA and Library Coordinator at Schenectady City School District. This program is designed to equip parents and caregivers with the necessary knowledge and skills that are essential for a successful student. You will learn tips to develop your child’s interest in reading and their reading skills. Please RSVP to Maria Lewis at email@example.com. Refreshments will be served! Posted 2/18/14.
Tamarac Secondary School Grades 6 - 8
Allison Maloy’s 8th grade English students created a literary journal called The Paw Print. Each month's issue will feature stories, essays, narratives, poems, artwork and more by the students. The October issue was called "The Halloween Edition." Click here to see the October issue! Posted 11/15/13.
The seventh grade students dedicated the middle school courtyard as a Veterans' Honor Garden. Senior citizens attended the dedication after they attended the Senior Citizens Concert. Lily Fitzgerald performed the "Star-Spangled Banner" on the harp, students spoke about their relatives who are veterans and offered patriotic magnets and bookmarks to the crowd. Posted 11/12/13.
Judy Barton’s sixth grade students participated in a Halloween science lab called "The Chemistry of a Haunted House.” The students participated in seven different stations and explored many different scientific concepts in a "haunted" setting. Assistant Principal Chris Rockwell enjoyed seeing the students experiment at the different stations. “It was great to see kids having fun with science,” said Rockwell. Click here to see photos... Posted 11/8/13.
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Program Accepting Applications
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth program is accepting applications for their Talent Search. The Talent Search is an educational resource for students in grades two through eight. To learn more about the program click here. If you are interested in having your child apply, please contact Sue Grimmick. Posted 10/24/13.
Congratulations to Holly Rice, Lauren Hunt, Thomas Dandrow, Miles Ednie, Sofia Baldwin, Cassidy Galipeau, Seth Purcell, Tyler Shaw, Alexa Phillips, Kora Fortun, Chris Schewe and Wyatt LeVan who were recognized as Students of the Month for September. The awards, which are read over the morning announcements, are part of the Middle School’s Character Education program to recognize students in front of their peers. “Our character education theme for September was self-control,” said Assistant Principal Chris Rockwell. “We want to congratulate our Students of the Month who understand the importance of self-control.” Posted 10/15/13.
Missing from the photo: Alexa Phillips, Holly Rice and Tyler Shaw.
Tamarac’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) inducted 33 new members into the organization at their induction ceremony held last week. Twenty-seven eighth grade students and six ninth grade students were inducted into the organization for exemplifying the following principles of the NJHS: scholarship, leadership, service, character and citizenship. Click here to read more and view a photo slideshow. Posted 10/15/13.
The one-page 2013-14 calendar, which lists holidays, school recesses and other major dates, is available by clicking here... Posted 6/26/13.
As part of the district’s continued efforts to address bullying and harassment, the district has created a webpage that provides parents with characteristics of bullying, ways to stop it and contact information to report concerns. Click here to see the webpage… Posted 10/18/12.
Visit the Secondary Office/Info webpage for information about arrival and dismissal procedures, reporting a child's expected absence, dress code, and more.