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Band BBQ Concert This Tuesday
Meal Deal and Raffles part of the fun!

End of the year BBQ concert Extravaganza!

Tuesday, June 4th
6 – 7:30 pm Quad

$5 Meal deal: hot dog, cookie, roll, otto pop, orange wedge, drink

Raffle items featuring Staycation.
Fun local activities!

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Sac New Tech High Informational Workshops
2 workshops with 2 separate topics

Sac New Tech invites 8th grade students and parents to participate in Pathways, a free program that prepares students for their paths after high school.  (We highly recommend future freshman parents attend!)  Please note there are 2 workshops with 2 separate topics.

 

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Date Update: Special Announcement for Students Attending John F. Kennedy High School Next Year

Dear Parents:

Kennedy HS counselors will be at Sam Brannan on Monday 3/18  to schedule students for their 9th grade classes.
 
If your child has been accepted into a specialty program or a private school and WILL NOT be attending Kennedy – please either respond to this email OR have your child come speak with me ASAP.   
 
If your child is on the WAITING LIST for a specialty program – we STRONGLY suggest that they meet with the Kennedy counselors to create a 9th grade schedule as a “back up plan”.

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Still Time to Order Online from the Book Fair
Book Fair Ends Monday

Did you know that a child who reads 20 minutes a day will be exposed to 1.8 million words and will more likely score in the 90th percentile on standardized tests.  The holidays are just around the corner.  Consider giving a book to a family member or friend and help our school library at the same time.  The Scholastic Book Fair is happening at Sam Brannan and will close at the end of the school day Monday.  It will be open before school & after school.  Can’t make it to the fair?  You can shop online at 

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Visitation Days Set for January 8-10 and 15-17
Why Choose Sam Brannan Middle School?

Parent-Student visitation days have been scheduled for Sam Brannan Middle School, January 8-10 and 15-17.  All visitations begin at 8:30 AM and must be scheduled in advance by calling (916) 395-5360 #407002. See the attached flyer for additional information.

Sam Brannan is a small middle school where students are known by name. Smaller community means more individual attention and support with academics. Sam Brannan also has award winning clubs and athletic teams. School spirit is prevalent on campus and students feel supported.

The staff at Sam Brannan are innovators that use up to date technology and explore current events to support classroom learning. Problem-based learning and Socratic Seminars allow students to take charge of their education and serve as leaders of our community.

Sam Brannan encourages all students to complete volunteer hours to improve leadership skills as well as build responsible, caring human beings.

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Trips to Washington and Boston Scheduled for End of Year
Informational Meetings in the Library

Do you like to travel? Go to new places? See the places you have learned or read about?  Sam Brannan is offering two trips at the end of this school year.  Come with your family Tuesday evening, Oct.

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School Site Council Nominations Needed
Have a Say at Sam Brannan !

If you would like to serve on the Sam Brannan School Site Council, please complete the attached nomination form and return it to the school office. Site council meets a few times each year to review the school plan. It is a mixture of parents/community members, Sam Brannan students, and school staff.

There will be a short meeting this Thursday, September 27 at 2:45 PM in the office

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School Site Council Nominations Needed

If you would like to serve on the Sam Brannan School Site Council, please complete the attached nomination form and return it to the school office. Site council meets a few times each year to review the school plan. It is a mixture of parents/community members, Sam Brannan students, and school staff.

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Add Personal Email to Parent Portal

If you would like to have school and district information sent directly to your personal email, please download the attached document and follow the instructions.

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Yearbook Wants Your Winter Break Pictures

Yearbook wants pictures of your child during winter break. Please send photos of your kid playing in the snow or on an Xbox, visiting a new place, helping out with the dishes, opening the presents, decorating a tree….whatever s/he did, we want it!

Please send pictures to Ms. Guidi at…

kristen-guidi@scusd.edu

Deadline is Monday, January 15.

Thank you and Happy New Year!

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Thanksgiving Vacation Pictures Due Monday

Yearbook wants pictures of Sam Brannan students during Thanksgiving break. Pictures can be of anything: kids eating turkey, playing video games, kicking a soccer ball, solving quadratic equations, etc.

Please email your child’s Thanksgiving break pictures to…

kristen-guidi@scusd.edu

Thank you!

Deadline is Monday, December 5.

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Click Here for Information About JFK Visitation Days

Click the above to be taken to our “Latest News” section.  Then click on the file to the right to open JFK’s flier about visitation days.

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Reminder: Yearbook Wants Your Vacation Pictures

Yearbook wants pictures of Sam Brannan students during Thanksgiving break. Pictures can be of anything: kids eating turkey, playing video games, kicking a soccer ball, solving quadratic equations, etc.

Please email your child’s Thanksgiving break pictures to…

kristen-guidi@scusd.edu

Thank you!

Deadline is Monday, December 5.

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Click Here If You Didn’t See the HS Flier

Please click on the above if you are interested in the High School Exposition Field Trip and couldn’t see a flier in the previous email. It will direct you to our school website and the flier is to your right. Thank you!

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High School Exposition Field Trip Rescheduled to 12/5

The Choose Your Future High School Exposition Field Trip has been rescheduled to December 5. Please see the attached flier for more information.

Please contact our school counselor Mrs. Meeks if  you have any questions. Thank you!

Ayana-Meeks@scusd.edu

 

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Yearbook Wants Your Thanksgiving Vacation Pictures

Yearbook wants pictures of Sam Brannan students during Thanksgiving break. Pictures can be of anything: kids eating turkey, playing video games, kicking a soccer ball, solving quadratic equations, etc.

Please email your child’s Thanksgiving break pictures to…

kristen-guidi@scusd.edu

Thank you!

Deadline is Monday, December 5.

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Please Wear Pink on Friday

Please wear pink on Friday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thank you!

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Sam Brannan School Accountability Report Card
Find a copy in the office.

The Sam Brannan Middle School staff shares a vision of excellence founded upon high standards for teaching, learning and quality relationships. Copies of the SARC (School Accountability Report Card) are available in the Front Office for any Parent/Guardian who would like a copy for review.

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Free eBooks for Students!

From the Sam Brannan Library…

Free ebooks for students!!

Happy Holidays!  Through the school district’s efforts our students now have access to free ebooks.  Using their smart phones or ipads/tablets (no computers), download the app Open eBooks, enter when prompted the school name, then Log in through Clever using your district email and password.  You will no longer have a reason to be bored. 

 

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