BSD
Attention Parents! The Maine Department of Education wants your feedback on the start up of schools this fall. Please follow the link provided and connect to the parent survey on the page. https://www.maine.gov/doe/fall2020survey
5 days ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Congratulations to our Bikes for Books 2020 (Virtual Edition) Winners: Grade 3-4 Max Coffin Spencer McIntosh Oliver Morris Ender Clark Charles Johnson Camden Bryant Caleigh Simpson Alexis Markie Rosalyn Seamans Cara Brown Mazie Verge Brooke Tower Grades 5-8 Lly Marchese Isabelle Seamans Breanne White Caydence Moran Darcy Tardiff Kendellyn Asay Jacob West Brigham Zaehringer Rajdeep Nayak Dominic Tower Matthew Goodwin Preston McLean Thanks to Scott Walton, and the Ralph Pollard Lodge, and their sponsors, for helping us to give away 24 bikes!
about 1 month ago, Allison Kahkonen
BSD
Another parent video from Dr. Kahn! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1I5Exg58-U
about 1 month ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Today is national thank a nurse day! We really appreciate our awesome BCS team of Ms. Warmuth and Ms. Riddle!
2 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Today is National School Lunch Hero Day! A huge thank you goes out to our food services director and staff for all that they do to support our school!
2 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
If you haven't yet done so, take a moment to check out the videos, read alouds and other activities provided by our awesome Related Arts Teachers! These can be found in the Home Learning Resources on our website: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ijins7BJhwuAZpk_83LAd8DnnOqlJuFI
3 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
BSD
3 months ago, BSD
BSD
If you signed up to receive a ham donated by our local IGA, they are ready for pick up today (4/16) and tomorrow (4/17) at the normal lunch stations!
3 months ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Today- April 13, at 1:20 EDT, NASA Astronauts and Maine natives, Christopher Cassidy and Jessica Meir will be on an earth-to-space call. It will air live on NASA television and the agency’s website, https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive
3 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
BSD
14th day of kids being home and a month to go! Here is video to help if you are already feeling the stress. Surviving Distance Learning by Dr. Andy Kahn, Eastern Maine Eastern Maine Counseling https://youtu.be/TRiDyxm45oc
3 months ago, BSD
BSD
Brewer Schools have kicked off home learning this week! Please checkout our website as we have added a new tab that allows parents and students to access information. If you have any questions, we ask that you please contact the schools directly. :)
4 months ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Reminder: Due to the school closure, PK and K registration on 3/20 is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later time.
4 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
BSD
The Brewer School Department will be closed on Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27 ​and we will continually reassess this situation to determine when it is possible to reopen beyond the 27th. Please follow the link for more information. https://5il.co/dqft
4 months ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Reminder: Early Release Day on Wednesday, March 4th!
5 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Due to the National Weather Service forecast predicting hazardous weather conditions of snow, sleet, and mixed precipitation throughout the day, there will be No School today, Thursday February 27th, Brewer School Department. No school today.
5 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Allison Kahkonen
Just a reminder that our Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration is being held on March 20th!
5 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Brewer Schools are closed today, February 7, 2020 due to slippery conditions and predictions of additional ice. Be safe, everyone.
5 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
BSD
All after school activities for Brewer School Department are cancelled. Be safe!
5 months ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
This week schools across the globe celebrate the Great Kindness Challenge! We encourage BCS students, staff, and families to participate in random acts of kindness throughout the week!
6 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Just a reminder that mid-trimester progress reports come home today, January 24th. Also, we have an early release day next Thursday, January 30th. Have a great weekend!
6 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
All after school activities are canceled today, January 16. Be safe today, everyone.
6 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Allison Kahkonen
Second Grade students in Mrs. Crawford’s class designed shelves for elves using popsicle sticks and play-doh. Terms such as horizontal, vertical, joints and support were heard as these young engineers planned and designed their shelves. The tallest shelf measured 16 inches!
7 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
The Brewer School Department is canceling after school student activities today, December 17, 2019 due to snow that will persist throughout the evening hours.
7 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Allison Kahkonen
Just a reminder that Report Cards came home on Friday and we have an early release day this Wednesday, December 11th!
7 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
BSD
You are invited to BCS's Winter Concert on Wednesday, December 11, at 6:30 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Listeners will be treated to the Grade 8 Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Grades 7 and 8 Holiday Small Ensembles, and Soloists. We would love to see YOU there!
7 months ago, BSD
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Brewer Schools are closed today, Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Our central office will also close due to worsening road conditions.
7 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
BSD
Come kick off vacation with a dance for grades 5-8 this Friday, 11/22, from 7-9pm in the BCS cafeteria. Admission is $5. We hope to see you there!
8 months ago, BSD
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
All after school activities are cancelled today, Monday, November 18 for Brewer Schools due to the forecast predicting slippery conditions this afternoon.
8 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
The Brewer School Department is deeply shocked and saddened to learn that one of our high school seniors, Jordan Parkhurst, died in a car crash on Saturday evening. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jordan’s family and friends during this most difficult time. Jordan made our school community a better place. Brewer High School has activated a crisis response team and will have counselors and supports in place for all students and staff members when return to school on Monday morning, November 18. We would like to thank Brewer Public Safety for working with the Brewer School Department I’m dealing with this tragedy.
8 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
All after school activities are cancelled for today, November 12th, 2019 due to falling temperatures later this afternoon coupled with moisture on the roadways.
8 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Allison Kahkonen
Students in our Title I Reading and Math Programs participated in our "Fall for Learning" family night on Wednesday 11/6. They enjoyed many math and literacy games, and went home with fun ideas for learning at home! Thanks to all who were able to attend!
8 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Ms. Hall's class has been learning about honeybees and why they are so important to us. They really enjoyed learning from Ms. Hall's father, Roger Reed, and daughter, Mandy Barrington. Students were able to try on beekeeping clothing and see what a hive and tools look like.
9 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Dear Brewer Community, Brewer Schools have power and so will be open today, 11.1.2019. The forecast is for improving conditions throughout the day. High school students from sending districts should check any notifications from your local school unit. Sincerely, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
9 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Allison Kahkonen
Ms. Palmer's and Mrs. Geaghan's classes held their dance performance last night. After 7 weeks of lessons, they put on a great show! Thanks to Brewer School Dept, our PTU, and Robinson Ballet for allowing this to happen!
9 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Samantha Pangburn
Good Afternoon! Just a reminder that school picture day is tomorrow, October 24th. All students will be photographed and will be receiving a class photo from Life Touch. Wear your best smile!
9 months ago, Samantha Pangburn
BSD
Halloween Dance this Friday for Grades 5-8! If you are not sure about the rules watch this video from Mr. Burby and Batman! https://youtu.be/Uv71yNr8FiQ
9 months ago, BSD
Samantha Pangburn
Fall Fest will be held on October 18th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at BCS! There will be dancing, games, prizes, and lot's of fun! Come join us! Wear a costume if you'd like!
9 months ago, Samantha Pangburn
BSD
Just a reminder that Friday, October 11th there is no school as this is an Inservice Day for staff and no school on Monday as it is a holiday. All district offices will be closed 8am-10am for district training.
9 months ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Did you know that each fall, Firefighter Eric visits BCS classrooms to talk about fire safety? This photo was taken this week, when some lucky kindergartners got to go outside to see the truck up close!
9 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
A reminder that in just under two weeks, on Friday, October 11, there will be an in-service day for Brewer Schools. While staff will be working, students will not be in attendance on that day.
10 months ago, Gregg Palmer, Superintendent
Allison Kahkonen
We are so excited! Today, all of our first graders are bringing home their first "book of the month" from the wonderful program, Dirigo Reads. Check out the website (dirigoreads.org) for more information about this amazing opportunity to help put books in the hands of kids!
10 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
The BCS Sunshine Team was able to sprinkle “sweet” kindness recently to new classroom teachers, ed techs, tutors, custodians, a secretary, an assistant principal, food service and to our hearing impaired support team. Welcome to BCS. We are happy to have you here!
10 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
BCS families: For everyone's safety, please remember to use the crosswalk on Parkway South where our crossing guard and flashing traffic control are located. Motorists, please remember to be extra vigilant in the school zone areas. Thank you for your help!
10 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Welcome back... our first full week at school! Be on the lookout for students who earn a "Way to B!" sticker for going above and beyond, demonstrating that they are respectful, responsible, and caring learners!
10 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Jason Richards
We hope that all of our BCS families had a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend. This is just a reminder that when school resumes this week, middle school students should not arrive at BCS prior to 7:30 and elementary students prior to 8:10. We appreciate the efforts of students, families, and staff to make the first two days a success and we are looking forward to greeting students as they arrive tomorrow to start week two.
11 months ago, Jason Richards
Allison Kahkonen
BCS is proud to be a pilot school for the Dirigo Reads program. Check out the news story from our press conference last week! https://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Program-launched-to-provide-all-first-graders-with-books-in-Maine--557900051.html
11 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Our first day of school is only a few weeks away! We look forward to seeing you at our open houses on August 27th and 28th. Our first day of school is on August 29th.
11 months ago, Allison Kahkonen
BSD
Fall Sports Physical Exams All Brewer students needing physicals for fall sports can go to our Brewer High School Wellness Clinic August 8th from 5-7pm. For $47 PCHC staff will be there to administer the physical and will take checks/cash or bill for later payment. If you don't have physical form, you can go to: https://gobrewerwitches.com/parent_athlete_resorces/BHS_registration
11 months ago, BSD
Allison Kahkonen
Reminder: We are still accepting applications for PreK for Fall of 2019!
almost 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Dr. Cheri Towle
Good Afternoon, This is a reminder that tomorrow, June 18th is the last day of school. This is a half day. Grades 5-12 are released at 11AM and Grades K-4 are released at noon. I wish everyone a safe and wonderful summer!
about 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Allison Kahkonen
Grade Two students in Mrs. Crawford’s class share their excitement at becoming published authors!
about 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
We hope to see you tonight at our BCS Art Show and Ice Cream Social!
about 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Mrs. Knowles and her first graders have been working hard to follow our Code of Cooperation and voted to have a New England sports themed day as a reward for their hard work!
about 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Mrs. Becker's Second grade class worked as teams this week to make the longest paper chain with only 12 inches of tape, 2 pieces of paper, a pair of scissors and a ruler!
about 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Dr. Cheri Towle
Due to the hazardous weather today, there will be no school in the Brewer School Department. All activities are also canceled. Central office is also closed today.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
This is Superintendent Cheri Towle letting you know that Brewer is aware of the Bangor/Orono incidents and we are being kept informed of any updates. There is no threat to the Brewer School Department. We will continue to be vigilant in our safety protocols.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
Reminder that today Wednesday March 27 is an early release day.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
Student Arrest Concern
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
This is a reminder that there is no school on Friday, March 8, 2019, due to a teacher workshop day. There is also PREK and Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Please call Brewer Community School if you have any questions.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
No School Today March 4, 2019
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Allison Kahkonen
Family Fun Night with Mrs. Sheri Bryant's class earlier this month! It was such a nice celebration of students learning about the different culture of Australia. The students shared their informational writing about koalas and their Aboriginal inspired dot art. They also made Aboriginal rainsticks and took pictures in our 'photo booth'.
over 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Dr. Cheri Towle
Due to the snow and ice storm, there will be no school at the Brewer School Department on February 13, 2019. Thank you and enjoy sleeping in tomorrow!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Allison Kahkonen
Family fun night with Mrs. Becker second grade. We made lion dance costumes to celebrate Chinese New Year!
over 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Allison Kahkonen
Second Graders Spread Kindness at BCS!
over 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Dr. Cheri Towle
This Wednesday, February 6, 2019 will be an early release day for all grades K-12. This is due to the snow day on the prior early release day this week. Thank you and have a great day!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
There will be no school today due to the uncertainty of road conditions with the changing weather pattern. No school on January 30th. Drive safely today and have a great day!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
BSD
This is just a reminder that tomorrow, January 30th is an early release day for the Brewer School Department. Middle school and high school students will be dismissed at 11:00am. Elementary students will be dismissed at 12:00pm. There is no morning PreK.
over 1 year ago, BSD
BSD
Brewer High School will be holding a Parent Information Night on Wednesday, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., in the Brewer High School Lecture Hall for parents/guardians of incoming/prospective students. Come get a close-up look at all Brewer High has to offer! Snow Date: Wednesday, February 6
over 1 year ago, BSD
Dr. Cheri Towle
Brewer School Department is pleased to announce our participation in the Great Kindness Challenge! This year 15 million students in 25,000 schools in 115 countries are participating in the 2019 Challenge. We hope your week is filled with an abundance of joy and connection!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
Brewer School Department is pleased to announce are participation in the Great Kindness Challenge! This year 15 million students in 25,000 schools in 115 countries are participating in the 2019 Challenge. We hope your week is filled with an abundance of joy and connection!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Allison Kahkonen
The Maine Dept. of Ed. has released a webinar to help understand MEA individual student testing reports that came home earlier in the year. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l5FWxmArzU&feature=youtu.be
over 1 year ago, Allison Kahkonen
Dr. Cheri Towle
Calendar Change Reminder: This Wednesday, January 16th is a regular full day of school. The early release day has been moved to Wednesday, January 30th. Thank you and have a wonderful day!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
There will be no after school activities today, January 9, 2019. PM PreK has also been canceled for today. Thank you and drive safely.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
All after school activities have been canceled for today, January 8, 2019. Thank you and drive safely today.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
Grade 4, Ms. Alecta Rhoads-Doyle class had two special visitors, Mr. Burby and Mr. Estes sharing insights on being an author and illustrator.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
Thank you to Conductor Tom McGary for taking all our Grade K students for a ride on the Polar Express. The students were beaming as their tickets were stamped and listened eagerly as he read the book.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
Reminder that December 21, 2018 is an early release day in the Brewer School Department. Happy Holidays!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
There will be no school today December 17 for the Brewer School Department.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Dr. Cheri Towle
​Students in Mrs. Becker's class this week are learning the engineering design process as they create shelves for their elves. Check out all those smiling, engaged faces!​
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
BSD
Just a reminder, today is an early release day for Brewer Community School. Grades 5-8 dismiss at 11am and grades k-4 dismiss at 11:55.
over 1 year ago, BSD
BSD
Take the family to a wonderful holiday tradition. "The Nutcracker in a Nutshell" will be performing at the Brewer Performing Arts Center. See the flyer for more information.
over 1 year ago, BSD
BSD
The 195th Army Concert Band Performs its holiday concert series at the Brewer Performing Arts Center. See the flyer for more information.
over 1 year ago, BSD
BSD
6th Grade will be hosting a Winter Themed Dance December 7th, 7pm-9pm. Admission is $5.00.
over 1 year ago, BSD
Dr. Cheri Towle
The Brewer School Department is open today, November 27th. All students have school.
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
BSD
Due to the school cancellation, there will be no performance of our production of “1984” this evening but you are invited to join us Saturday night at 7:30 pm at the Performing Arts Center. Admission at the door is $5 for adults and $3 for students.
over 1 year ago, BSD
Dr. Cheri Towle
Due to the snow and icy conditions today, there is no school, November 16 for the Brewer School Department. Central Office is also closed. Have a great weekend everyone!
over 1 year ago, Dr. Cheri Towle
Cheri Towle
There will be a flu shot clinic at Brewer Community School on Monday, November 19 from 2-6 PM.
over 1 year ago, Cheri Towle
Cheri Towle
Monday November 19th is an early release day in the Brewer School Department. There is no school for students from November 20th through November 23rd. We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
over 1 year ago, Cheri Towle
Cheri Towle
Parent teacher conferences will be held on Monday, November 19 at BCS and BHS from 1-7PM. On Tuesday, November 20 conferences at BCS will be held from 11-6PM and at BHS from 9-4PM. Please contact your schools if you have questions regarding signing up for conferences.
over 1 year ago, Cheri Towle
BSD
Brewer Youth Theatre presents George Orwell's classic "1984" this Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm at the Brewer Performing Arts Center. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students at the door.
over 1 year ago, BSD
BSD
It's Turkey Time again! Mr. McGrath's students are looking for donations. Read our article in the news section or contact Mr. McGrath @ dmcgrath@breweredu.org
over 1 year ago, BSD
BSD
Halloween Dance Tonight. Sponsored by BCS Yearbook committee. Grades 5-8 admission is $5.00
over 1 year ago, BSD