The latest announcements from the Principal, PTO, and NPS...

FORJ Families Event – Wednesday, November 13

FORJ (Families Organizing for Racial Justice) will hold an event for families on Wednesday, November 13 from 7:00-9:00 pm at Angier School.

Annawon Weeden will enact a dynamic monologue tracing the history of the Wampanoag from pre-1492 to the present day. His presentation challenges the audience to rethink their ideas about the Wampanoag and about America itself. A member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe who grew up on the Narragansett Tribal Reservation in Rhode Island, Weeden has spent his life preserving the culture of his tribe. In 2016, he was awarded with a Congressional Honor as Culture Bearer for New England.

After Weeden’s presentation, the audience will break into small groups for a family-friendly discussion about reconciliation. Adults and children ages 10+ are invited, and admission is free. RSVP here.

Please be ON TIME! This is a dramatic presentation and it requires quiet and focus from the audience members.

This program is possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Raising Luminaries.

Parent-Teacher Conference Sign-ups

Brown’s fall parent-teacher conference sign up period begins tomorrow (November 4th) at 6:00 am. Please read through the directions your child brought home last week.

The link to the sign-ups is here.

Directions for creating an account are as follows:

  1. To get into the site you must type in the master password “meadowbrook.” This will take you to a login screen.
  2. Click “create an account.” Even if you had an account last year, you will need to set up a new account. We recommend setting up your account prior to Monday morning when the online sign ups begin.
  3. Be sure to include your email as you create your account so we can send you a reminder prior to your conferences.

Creative Arts & Sciences AuthorFest – Wednesday, November 6th

Newton Public Schools’ Creative Arts & Sciences is dedicating November 6, 2019 to recognizing and celebrating the importance of books in our children’s lives. They will host 25+ author and illustrator workshops at elementary and middle schools across Newton, followed by a districtwide reception and book signing event in the afternoon.

Brown Middle School PTO and Creative Arts and Sciences will welcome acclaimed poet and author, Marcella Pixley to our school that day.

Students and their families are invited to attend the AuthorFest Book Signing event held at Zervas Elementary School library on November 6th from 3:15-5:30 pm. Authors and illustrators will be available for a meet and greet, book sale and signing event.

For updates on CAS AuthorFest, visit their Facebook page.

Brown Halloween Candy Drive

Do you have extra sweets that you would like to share? Brown Middle School is collecting Halloween candy to donate to U.S. Military Service Members. Help us by bringing in candy donations by Wednesday, November 6th. We are also asking for one gallon Ziploc bags. Drop off locations are the main office, Ms. Messina’s room (136), Mr. Winkler’s room (223), and Mr. Healy’s room (210).


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