Registration for Spring Enrichment Open Now!James Vance3/19/20194/30/2019
Registration for Spring Enrichment Open Now!
Registration for Spring Enrichment Open Now! The Spring After School Enrichment session will run from 4/8 to 6/7. All class registration will be done online at Full class descriptions & prices are available on the 6Crickets website. Schedule and Register powered by 6crickets Scholarships available for all students – email to request a scholarship. Mondays Musical Minds Piano Keyboard Club 3:30 - 4:35 pm K - 6th Grade Cy’s Art Camp 3:30 - 5:00 pm 1st - 6th Grade Lego Robotics 3:30 - 4:30 pm K - 4th Grade Tuesdays Room to Bloom 3:30 - 4:35 pm K ... read full article
Musical Registration Deadline has been Extended!James Vance2/26/20193/2/2019
Musical Registration Deadline has been Extended!
This was a hard month getting the word out about this year’s 3rd-6th Grade Musical because of the inclement weather and snow days. The PTA has decided to extend the registration deadline to end of the school day this Friday, March 1st.   The Musical Parent Information Meeting is still on for tonight at 7pm in the Cafeteria. If you’d like to register in person, you may do so between 6:30-6:55 pm. We will also be accepting cash, check and credit cards.  Please make all checks out to Brookside PTA .   Here is a link to the downloadable registration ... read full article
Brookside Musical Registration Is Now OpenJames Vance2/14/20193/10/2019
Brookside Musical Registration Is Now Open
Brookside Musical registration is open! This is for Brookside students in the 3rd-6th grade. Scholarships are also available. Please email  if you have any questions! Click here  for a downloadable registration packet. Printed packets will be available in the office next time school is in session. ... read full article
Multicultural Festival - Participants NeededJames Vance2/13/20193/2/2019
Multicultural Festival - Participants Needed
The Multicultural Festival is just around the corner (Friday, March 1) and we are still looking for volunteers to bring food to share to the event. If you are able to help out please fill out  this form and turn it in to your child's teacher or email it to . We also need volunteers to help during the event (sign up slots  here ). Thank you for donating your time to help with the Multicultural Festival! It's one of our most popular events and happens because of people like you! Thank you!! ... read full article
TALENT SHOW RESCHEDULED!Myrna Habermann2/7/20192/21/2019
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Because of the forecast this Friday & Saturday, Brookside Administration and the Brookside PTA Board has decided to cancel this weekend’s Talent Show event on February 9th. Many events surrounding us are doing the same and we do not want to risk the safety of our talent show participants, families and community.    Fear not, we worked diligently to put together a date for rescheduling. Please mark your calendars for March 9th, 6 pm for the new date for Brookside’s Got Talent!  Any questions about the show? Please email Elizabeth Labrum at   Thank you! Myrna Habermann ... read full article
Congratulations to Brookside for their green team efforts!James Vance1/15/20191/29/2019
Congratulations to Brookside for their green team efforts!
Congratulations to Brookside for their green team efforts! The school was awarded a proclamation from the City of Lake Forest Park for being a school committed to reducing their carbon footprint by being a Level 1 King County Green School by recycling and composting at lunch, marker recycling and paper recycling in the classrooms. Principal Simard, Green Team teacher and Librarian Kevin Rodgers, parent volunteer Missy Liu and students Simon Liu and Anna Bendiksen were present to receive this honor. Keep up the good work Bluejays! ... read full article
Winter 2019 Enrichment ProgramsJames Vance12/5/20181/31/2019
Winter 2019 Enrichment Programs
 Brookside PTA’s Winter 2019 Student Enrichment Programs Here are some things to know before you sign up: Volunteers : All PTA enrichment programs require a parent to be present as a volunteer. A background check form must be filled out each year. If one parent is able to be the volunteer for all sessions, then the price for their child is usually free (or a significant discount is offered). Contact the instructor for more information. Scholarships : These are available for all enrichment programs. Please contact Kathy Griffard at or the family advocate at for information. Registration : Registration opens ... read full article
October 25 Community Event: "Parenting the Gifted Worrier"James Vance10/4/201810/26/2018
October 25 Community Event: "Parenting the Gifted Worrier"
From the Shoreline Hi Cap Parent Association: October 25 Community Event:  "Parenting the Gifted Worrier " When :  Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Where :   Shoreline Library (345 NE 175th St., Shoreline) Topic :   Highly Capable/gifted children and teens often experience intense worry, perfectionism, and stress. This workshop includes an overview of some of the many reasons your gifted child may experience anxiety and how to recognize anxiety in children and teens. In addition, we will discuss specific ways to work with your child and identify unhelpful environmental, emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physical responses to anxiety ... read full article
Foreign Language Programs for 2018-2019James Vance9/4/20189/30/2018
Foreign Language Programs for 2018-2019
Click  here for more information about the foreign language programs available from F.L.Y. (Foreign Language for Youth) . This year there are programs for French, Spanish, and Arabic! ... read full article
Fall 2018 Enrichment ProgramsJames Vance8/30/20189/20/2018
Fall 2018 Enrichment Programs
Please know that as Enrichment Program Coordinator, I am here to help. If you have limited access to a computer or do not have a way to pay online, please contact Kathy Griffard @ and I will help you get registered. Registration Opens Tuesday, 9/4/2018 and Closes Wednesday, 9/19/2018 Here is a list of classes we are offering for the Fall session: Monday Rainy Day Dinner Club Musical Minds Piano Club Hip Hop Dance Fitness Junior Creative Coding   Tuesday Fine Art Pastels Trendy Crafts – Decorate Your Space After School Hoops Basketball Outdoor Wilderness   Wednesday Dandylyon Playmakers ... read full article
School Supplies for 2018-2019James Vance7/17/20189/30/2018
School Supplies for 2018-2019
I know it's hard to believe but school is starting again in a few short weeks. If you're ready to do your school supply shopping,  click here for the supplies you'll need. ... read full article