Category Archives: Brown Bear Report

Brown Holiday Gift Drive – Deadline This Week

The annual Brown holiday gift drive to benefit families at Brookview House is nearing its end! If you have signed up to sponsor a child, please make sure that all gifts are labeled with the child’s first and last name. Gifts must be in by early this week. Any donations of scotch tape or wrapping paper should be sent to Patricia Barry in room 208. The delivery to Brookview House is scheduled for this Wednesday, December 11. Special thanks to Ms. Patricia Barry and Mr. Henry Toulmin for organizing this school-wide community event.

Shop for the Holidays – and Support Brown!

One of the easiest ways to support Brown is by using Amazon Smile whenever you shop. To set it up, click here, select Charles E. Brown Middle School PTO as the organization you would like to support (under the search bar). Start shopping!

And who doesn’t love getting the gift of BrownWear? Check out all the options and order online by clicking here!

New Principal Search -Mtg December 18th at 8am

Mr. Jordan will retire at the end of the school year after many years of distinguished service to the Brown community. The search for a new Principal is underway. Read Superintendent David Fleishman’s letter here. All are invited to attend a discussion with Dr. Fleishman on Wednesday, December 18 at 8:00 am at Brown to review the process and timeline for selecting a principal and learn about getting involved.

New Co-Coordinator for FORJ at Brown

FORJ at Brown welcomes Ijeoma Anyanwu as our new co-coordinator! FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) is a group of parents, teachers and administrators who explore issues of race in our community. To join our mailing list, click here.

To learn more, please email FORJ at Brown Chair, Kerry Prasad.

Out-of-District and Private School Applications

Each year, NPS considers applications for Newton students to transfer to a school outside their assigned district. Assignments are limited and made on a space available basis. Applications for the 2020-21 school year are due between March 1 and May 1, 2020. Click here for more information and the application forms.

For students who are considering applying to private schools, information about recommendations and transcript requests can be found here.