Sept 2023

September 22, 2023

 Brookville Buzz (Sept. 22)

Dear Brookville Families,

We have had an absolutely wonderful week here at Brookville.  The weather has been warm, students are participating in Cross Country and many of our intermediate students have been practicing for the upcoming flag football games.   Many classes have been outdoors taking advantage of the sunshine and fresh air.


Open House FUNraiser

 Picture Day


Here are a few answers to your questions:

How do staff determine which student is changing classrooms or teacher?

How do teachers welcome and support this transition?

How do I support my child?

We would like to thank our families for your continued support as we complete our reorganization process.  

What is the process for picking up my child during the day?


​​Pediculosis( Head lice)

We encourage all of our families to check their children's hair on a regular basis for Pediculosis (head lice).   We would recommend checking weekly to prevent the spread and if your child does contract Pediculosis please see below for our boards process:

From Halton Student Transportation Services




Please consider joining our school council this year.   We are looking for parents who are interested in becoming involved in their child's school.

This is a great way to meet other parents, provide feedback, organize fundraisers and become involved in your child’s learning experience at Brookville.  

Occupational Therapist Visits

This year, our school will have regular visits by an occupational therapist (OT) from ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development.

OTs are health care providers who use their skills to help students join in school and learning activities. The OT may visit the classroom, gym or playground to work with the school team to support classroom needs. The OT can work on activities with the class like printing and cutting and following classroom routines.

In some cases, a child may need more specific OT support. The teacher may ask the OT to observe your child to see if OT service would be helpful. The teacher will speak to you before making this request.

The teacher will ask for your consent if an OT referral is needed. Service may include one to one or group sessions and home activities.

You can find OT workshops and resources at Please contact ErinoakKids at 905 855 2690 ext. 1 if you have any questions.

September 15, 2023

Brookville Buzz

Dear Brookville community,

Week two in the books!  The weather has been nice this week for students to be outdoors!  Many classes are taking advantage of making connections to the curriculum to our beautiful outdoor space.  We are certainly fortunate to have an environment where the students can bring their learning outdoors!

Lunchroom Supervisor Paid Position


Pizza Wednesday’s are Coming Back

Learning Resource Teacher (LRT) 

Startup Forms

Orange Shirt Day & National Day for Truth & Reconciliation


Terry Fox walk/run 

Cross Country

Fire Drill

Lock Down

Picture Day

Babysitting and Stay Safe Courses

September 8, 2023

Brookville Buzz

Dear Brookville Families,

We hope that your children enjoyed their first week of school and are ready for five days of learning next week.  It is so nice to have the students back in the building.  We love to hear our students laugh, engage, and participate in class discussions.  The students have been enjoying exploring and building relationships with their educators and classmates.

Please find below a few reminders:

School year start-up forms

Open House/FunRaiser

Lunch Time

Cross Country

Dot Day

Fire Drill

Life-Threatening Allergies

School Council


School Council Information

Elections and Term of Office

Notice to Parents of School Council Nominations

School Council Executive Positions

Details of the Positions and Responsibilities of the Council

As the 2023-24 school year begins, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, has prepared messages to Ontario parents. Please view the letter to parents/guardians and back to school video message.

Baby Sitting

Stayin Alive with First Aid, CPR & AED is a proud Canadian Red Cross training partner giving people the knowledge, practice, and tools to help in an emergency and save lives. We have taught thousands of school-age children across Ontario both in-class and online for five years now. Our Youth Leaders specialize in the learning needs and behaviours of students.

 If parents have questions, they are welcome to email us at Our first Babysitting course will be held on the Oct. 6th PA day.

Please check out our website at

On behalf of the Brookville staff, we would like to wish you a wonderful week.

September 1st, 2023

Dear Brookville Community,

On behalf of the staff at Brookville, we hope that you are enjoying the last week of the summer break.  It is always amazing how fast the summer goes by.  This year, we are really excited to welcome our students back and we look forward to meeting our new students and their families. 

Each Friday I will send out a weekly communication to all of our families.   For those of you who are new to Brookville, this weekly update is called the Brookville Buzz.  This is where you will find out what has been happening at Brookville and information regarding any upcoming events.

If you have driven by the school our parking lot and part of our playground are currently under construction.   We have been informed our parking lot and playground will be accessible for the start of school.   If by chance it is not, I will send out further communication regarding our first-day procedures.  

Below are answers to some questions you may have.   If we missed anything, please reach out and we will do our best to answer your questions.  

How do I find out who my child’s teacher is?

Will MCRC be up and running?

410 Bronte Street South

Milton, ON. L9T 0H8

(905) 876-1244 ext. 416 


What do I buy for back to school?

Can my child bring in their own technology?

What is the process for picking up my child during the day?


Where will my child keep their personal belongings at school?

What about the Lost and Found?

How will visitors be managed at Brookville?

 What about Physical Education?  

Where will my child eat during Nutrition Breaks?

Will my child have access to the water fountains?

What Your Child Should Bring / Wear to School

On the first day of school

Morning drop-off procedures :


Kindergarten Information

In order to facilitate a successful transition for our Kindergarten students we are asking parents who are planning on dropping their child off at school to please arrive at 8:30 a.m. for the first week of school September 6th - September 8th.   The Kindergarten team will send out information with details regarding where to meet.  If your child is taking the bus we will greet them at the bus and take them to the Kindergarten courtyard.

If you have a child in Kindergarten that you are picking up at the end of the day, we are asking that you pick up your child at 2:20 p.m. for the first week of school September 6th-September 8th at the primary gate located at the south end of the school.

Dropping your child:

If you are driving your children to school please read the following carefully.

For the safety of all our children please do not enter the school parking lot or the small parking lot located to the south of the school.  

We do not have an appropriate drop-off zone to safely support a large number of cars.  In order to avoid congestion at the front of the school and to ensure we are keeping all kids safe we are asking you to kindly follow the process below: 

Park your car at Brookville Park:  

After School Pick up

Important Reminders

To help ensure a smooth arrival and dismissal, parents/guardians/ caregivers are asked to: 

Other processes

Bus Dismissal process

K-4 Students

5-8 Students

Following a summer of growth, many kids need new clothes and shoes, in addition to classroom supplies, to start the school year off right.

But the added expense of Back to School is simply too great for more than one in 10 HDSB families who are struggling financially due to factors such as job loss, illness, or the high cost of living.

The Halton District School Board relies on the Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) to help ensure hundreds of HDSB students can start the year with clothing, school supplies, lunches and other basic necessities kids need to succeed in learning. Last school year, HLF responded to 2,000 requests to support HDSB students.

If you can help a child in your school community to start the year with the tools they need to be successful, please consider making a gift to HLF. Visit

If you are a parent who could use HLF’s help to send your children back to school, please contact your child’s teacher or principal, who can make a request to HLF on your behalf. 

On behalf of the staff at Brookville, we look forward to welcoming all of our students back to Brookville and we are looking forward to your partnership.

Kind Regards,

Margaret Napier