Information

Optis

This year, we will be using Optis, the on-line interviewing system which allows parents and guardians to set up interviews with teachers. The instructions on how to do this are on the attached sheet. You can register to start the process immediately.

If you have any questions, please call 895-7181 and ask to speak to one of our secretaries.

  • Book Interview Time with Optis
  • Instructions On How to use Optis

School Bell Times

8:30 - Doors open

8:40 - Call to home room

8:45 - Homeroom

8:53 - 9:50 - Period 1

9:50 - 10:47 - Period 2

10:47 - 11:02 - Recess

11:03 - 12:00 - Period 3

12:00 - 12:56 - Lunch

12:56 - 1:53 - Period 4

1:53 - 2:50 - Period 5

Brookside School Calendar 2018-2019


Brookside SCHOOLCALENDAR18_19.pdf

Cafeteria Services

Please visit https://schoollunch.ca/ for more details.

Bussing

Please click here to get to our school profile page where you will find information on our bus routes.

Students who are in the walk zone can apply for a courtesy seat by filling out the following application and bringing it to the office. Please fill out page 6. We hope to start reviewing these applications at the end of this week. https://www.nlesd.ca/schools/busing/doc/courtesy_seating_protocol.pdf

There are some changes to several routes starting tomorrow and they may have already happened. We will let you know when the changes are permanent.

Allergies:

Please be advised that Brookside Intermediate has the following allergies:

  • All Nuts
  • All Fish/Shellfish
  • Eggs

Lunchtime for 5-6 students

  • Students in 5-6 will have supervised outside play during the first 25 minutes of lunch weather permitting. If the weather is poor, students will have supervised inside play in the gym and library.
  • During the second half of lunch, students in 5-6 will eat their lunch.

Lunchtime for 7-9 students

  • Students in 7-9 can walk home to lunch if they have permission from their parent/guardian. Please send a written note or e-mail to douglaspippy@nlesd.ca.
  • If 7-9 students are staying for lunch they are permitted to go outside and use the skate park, playground, softball field and soccer field (after the grade 5 and 6 students have left). The boundaries are Thorburn Rd. and Rainbow Gully Rd and our school.

2018-2019 Supply Lists:


Grade 5 Supply List

  • 16 exercise Books
  • 1 pkg pencils (HB)
  • crayons/colored leads/markers
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 white liquid glue
  • 2 erasers
  • 1 covered pencil sharpener
  • 10 duotang covers (2 blue, 2 green, 1 red, 1 orange, 1 yellow, 1 purple, 1 black, 1 white)
  • 1 pkg of looseleaf
  • 1 pair scissors
  • 1 ruler (30 cm)
  • 1 binder
  • 2 pens (blue & red)
  • 2 highlighters
  • 2 dry erase markers
  • Pencil case(labelled)
  • Gym clothes/sneakers

Please carefully label all your child’s supplies EXCEPT duotangs and loose leaf.

Grade 6 Supply List

  • 8 Exercise Books (no coils please)
  • 1 pkg pencils (HB)
  • Crayons/leads/markers
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 erasers
  • 8 duotangs - not plastic (red, blue, green, purple, yellow, orange, black, white)
  • 1 pkg of looseleaf pkg 1cm grid paper
  • 1 pair scissors
  • 1 ruler (30 cm)
  • 1 standard calculator (for simple calculations)
  • One 1” binder
  • Protractor
  • 2 highlighters
  • Pencil case
  • Headphones/earbuds
  • Gym clothes/sneakers

Please carefully label all your child’s supplies EXCEPT duotangs and loose leaf.


Grade 7-9 Supply List

  • 8 Exercise books
  • 2 pkg looseleaf
  • 2 pkgs pencils (HB)
  • 1 pkg pens
  • 1 ruler
  • 1 pkg highlighters (more than 1 colour)
  • 1 pkg coloured pencils (art)
  • 1 pkg coloured markers (art)
  • 1 Sketchbook for art (9” x 12”, white paper)
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 erasers
  • 8 duotang covers
  • 5 different colored binders (1.5”) for Core Subject areas:

Math - Black Science - Blue;

English Language Arts - Red;

Social Studies - Green

French -Yellow

  • 5 pkg tab dividers
  • English dictionary/thesaurus
  • French-English dictionary
  • Headphones/earbuds
  • Gym clothes/sneakers
  • Math set (grade 7 only)
  • Basic scientific calculator

Open House/Curriculum night

Our curriculum night is scheduled for Thursday, September 20th at a time TBD. We look forward to seeing parents at this time.