Briarlake is a STEM Certified school and the Briarlake PTA has given over $13,600 to fund several of the STEM initiatives. 

Coding Club Kano Kits
Typing Club Subscription, No-Peeking Keyboard Covers, Headphones, & Sanitation Kits



STEM Workshops and Assemblies





STEM Supplies for the 
STEM Certification Walk Through



Help us continue this level of support for the school by giving to the Beaver Boost at the links below!

BRIARLAKE BEAVER BOOST  CHALLENGE!

The Beaver Boost is the PTA's main annual fundraising effort. Our goal is to raise $30,000 by October 31, 2017 and 100% of that money stays with the school!

Thanks to your generous donations, we have already raised $14,230!


The Beaver Boost directly supports the following and much, much more:
  • Academic and Cultural Enrichment Programs
  • Teacher Start-up Funds, Training, and Gifted Certification 
  • Buildings and Grounds Improvements 
  • Communication
The Beaver Boost accepts donations by cash, check, or online through https://briarlakepta.membershiptoolkit.com or https://secure.affinipay.com/pages/briarlake-pta/payments

The suggested donation is $150 per family.

Donations of ≥ $300 are entered into a raffle for a Nintendo Switch!

Donations of ≥ $150 will receive a Briarlake mug.

Any donated amount will receive a Briarlake bracelet.

Classroom Challenge: 
  •  All classes that have 100% participation in the Boost will win a pizza party with Bucky the Beaver! 
  • All classes that have 75% participation in the Boost will win a cookie and ice cream party!
  •  All classes that have 50% participation in the Boost will win a popsicle party!
                                           Week of 10/2/17 Percentages
Alexander
40%
 
Lucas
52%
Graham
50%
 
Merrigan
53%
Sinclair
27%
 
Foy
54%
Coffman
31%
 
Evans
53%
Pittman
21%
 
Baerman
45%
Roseberry
27%
 
Washington
45%
Yun
50%
 
Ward
28%
Reynolds
38%
 
Faridi
66%
Laverdure
33%
 
Gelb
33%
Francis
21%
 
Wise
45%
Foege
57%
 
Moody
0%
Echols
38%
 
Moseley
0%

Whether you donate $1 or $300, we are aiming for 100% participation from Briarlake families, friends, and teachers to help make Briarlake a better school!  Your donation is tax deductible (tax ID # 58-6072359).
 
Questions:  Contact Anjevon Smith anjevonsmith@gmail.com or Amanda Holt amanda_e_holt@hotmail.com 




Calendar
Upcoming Dates
 
October 2017 - National Bullying Prevention Month 


10/1.............................School Campus Work Day with Briarlake Baptist Church, 11-4pm
10/2.............................National Custodian Appreciation Day
10/2.............................School STEM Meeting, 2:45pm
10/3.............................Fall Festival Sub-Committee Meeting, 5:30-6pm
10/3.............................Reflections Submissions Due 
10/4.............................International Walk to School Day, 7 to 7:40 am
10/4.............................!st Academic Challenge Due 
10/5, 10/6, 10/9............NO SCHOOL, Fall Break
10/9-10/13...................National School Lunch Week (Parents, buy school lunch this week if you don't already do so!)
10/13...........................Box Tops for Education Due 
10/16...........................Gifted Assessment Begins (10/16-11/17)
10/17...........................Spirit Day and Night at Bambinelli's 
10/19...........................School Council Meeting, 1pm
10/21...........................22nd Annual Briarlake PTA Fall Festival, 11 am to 4 pm
10/22...........................A Day in the Andes at the Carlos Museum, 12am - 4pm
10/23-10/27..................Red Ribbon Week
10/24.......................... PTA Board Meeting, 6-6:30pm, Principal-Parent Forum, 6:30-7 pm
10/27...........................STEM Celebration Day
10/27...........................Briarlake Character Parade - All Grades/ Red Ribbon Week ends
10/31...........................Briarlake Beaver Boost ends (if we reach our goal of $30,000)




October Breakfast Menu          October Lunch Menu               
 
 


Don't want to miss a thing?  Sync your Google calendar automatically to the Briarlake calendar!  Head over to the PTA website and click +Google Calendar!