Featured image of article: School Starts Tomorrow!

We are so excited to see our students tomorrow! Later today we will open PowerSchool and students and families will be able to see student schedules. Fifth grade students and students new to GBS will receive a letter in the mail letting you know how to activate your PowerSchool account.

We will have hard copies available for ALL students in the morning and staff will help direct students to their first block class.

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Featured image of article: Bobcat Bulletin

Happy Friday!

We are at the end of our first five-day week of the school year. It’s been very busy here with lots of great learning.

Fifth Grade Advisories started our Second Step Bullying Prevention program today. If you have any questions about that, please reach out to Laura Gourlay

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Featured image of article: Digital Designs

Students in Ms. Cullinan’s advisory created memes about school and learning this year. Students are experiencing a year like no other and Ms. Cullinan encourages students to connect with each other in many ways through their shared experiences. Head over to our Facebook page to see some more student memes.

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Featured image of article: Snacks for Bobcats

On December 15, we heard from Sarah Paradis (a district Speech Therapist), that her 5 year old son was adamant about doing something to help others. After looking into a few options, they settled on donating snacks and other non-perishables to GBS. On Friday, December 18th they delivered their donation. Thank you so much to the Paradis family.

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Featured image of article: Thankful for GBS

As we come to the week of Thanksgiving, I have so many things to be thankful for.

I am thankful for…

…the whole Bobcat community for welcoming me as the new principal here at GBS in such an unprecedented time. Your grace, flexibility, and understanding has been humbling.

…an amazing staff,

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Featured image of article: School Re-imagined

Students and teachers at GBS are re-imagining how to “do school” this year. Even though we can’t use most of our tents yet, classes are happening outside. Students are connecting with their teachers, as well as their in-person and remote peers. Teachers are finding new and creative ways to engage their students academically while supporting their social-emotional needs.

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Featured image of article: Outside Learning

Even though our tents aren’t quite ready for use – teachers are still taking advantage of the good weather to conduct classes outside. We are anticipating the good news that we can use the tents as outdoor learning spaces, but until then…we will get creative!

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Featured image of article: Back to School Safely

On September 8, 2020 Great Brook School opened its doors (physical and virtual) to welcome students back to school. With safety measures in place such as health screenings, temperature checks, mask wearing, and physical distancing, students joined the teachers in the building. Although not all of our students are back in the building yet, we are providing instruction to our “Remote Bobcats”

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