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The Crimes of Grindelwald Band Benefit
IMax on November 25

A special showing of “The Crimes of Grindelwald” has been arranged at the Esquire IMax.  The show will benefit the J.F. Kennendy High School and Sam Brannan Middle School bands.  Please read the attached flyer for more details.

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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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Choose Your Future Community Fair November 4
Activities for Transition to High School

The district Choose your Future Community Fair is Sunday, November 4 at Serna Center. Families will be able to get information about high school programs. Review the attached flyer for more information.

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Giovanni’s Pizza Next Band Dinner Night Out
Eat Pizza and Help the Band on November 1!

Giovanni’s Pizza on Land Park Drive is the site of the next band dinner out fundraiser.  Eat at Giovanni’s anytime on November 1 and the band will receive 20% of the total provided you show the flyer or mention the band.

Thursday, November 1
924 South Land Park Drive (in the South Hills Shopping Center)
(916) 393-7001

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JFK Visitation Day Nov. 6

Students and families planning to attend John F Kennedy High School next year are invited to a visitation day on Tuesday, November 6.  The visitation will run from 9:30 to noon.  See the attached flyer for more details.

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Basketball Tryouts Oct 16 and Oct 29

Students wishing to play for the Sam Brannan Wolves Basketball teams will need to attend tryouts on October 16 or October 29.
October 16
8th Grade Boys – 2:35
7th Grade Boys – 4:15
7th Grade Girls – 5:30

October 29
8th Grade Girls – 2:45

Players should have all required forms and medicals completed prior to participation.  See Mr. Barrick for more details.

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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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Buy PE Clothing Online
No PE Clothing will be sold at school

The gateway is now open to purchase sweats and other Sam Brannan apparel online.  No clothing will be sold at school.  The deadline is November 4 to make an order.

Sam Brannan Apparel

 

 

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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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2017-2018 School Emergency Card

Save time and complete the emergency card on your computer.

1. Download the card from the link and save to your computer.

2. Open the card using Adobe Reader (it is a free application that you probably already have on your computer. If on a Mac, the form might automatically open with Preview but it is easier to complete in Reader.

3. Complete all of the information including the emergency contacts. The card is two pages in length.

4. Save the completed form.

5. Print the completed pages and sign on the bottom and return to school.

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If you need additional space for emergency contacts, the second form in a fill-able form in Microsoft Word that can be downloaded and completed.

Students may only be checked out (early dismissal) from school from a person listed on the emergency contacts form.

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