Campus Work Day, MLK Jr. Day - As you make your plans for the long weekend, please consider spending Martin Luther King, Jr Day as a day of service at Briarlake. We have plans for improving the school grounds and we need your help. Volunteers are welcome on Mon. 1/19/15 from 9 am to 1 pm. Kids are welcome too! Sign up genius available soon.
Winter Used Book Sale - Save books for our annual used book sale. A great time to pick up lots of cheap reads! Donations needed: Cleaning out the house after the holidays? We would love your unwanted books for the Briarlake Used Book Sale. We accept children and adult fiction and non-fiction, CDs, DVDs, games and toys! Donations can be dropped off in the front hallway beginning Monday, 1/12/15. Volunteers needed: Please use the sign up genius to volunteer. For large donations and any questions please contact booksale at Briarlake
Family Service Night - An evening filled with music, fun, and community service! We show our love for our larger community by doing fun, kid-friendly hands-on projects that benefit those in need. Last year we made sandwiches for a homeless shelter, valentines for the elderly and ailing veterans, pet toys for an animal shelter, and snack and art kits that will be distributed to sick children and their families at our local children's hospital. This year's event will take place on February 10th.
Grandparents' Day - annual tradition of inviting grandparents to join grandchildren for lunch, usually held on Valentines Day or right after. Ms. Thomas, Briarlake counselor, plans this event. Forms will be sent home in January to make reservations for lunch.
Kindergarten Round-up - Briarlake staff and administration provide information for upcoming kindergarten parents about the kindergarten program at Briarlake. Meet the teachers, get a glimpse into what kindergarten is like, provide all the paperwork required to enroll your child and meet other kindergarten-to-be parents.
International Night - A joyful, whirlwind global experience where we learn about and celebrate the diverse cultures that make up our Briarlake community. This year's plans include an International Fashion Show and the ever-popular global potluck, but we would love to add your ideas to the mix! This year's event will take place on March 31st.
Briarlake Healthy Habits Fun Run - The Fun Run is open to all Briarlake families and the community. Walk or run the 5K or the 1 mile. Time to get healthy!