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Navigating the Cyber World: Discussion at Brown

Wednesday, January 30: 6:45 – 8:00 pm

Brown invites all parents to “Navigating the Cyber World,” an informative parent workshop sponsored by Brown Middle School and the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc.  Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges that may arise through the use of the Internet, social media and smartphones. Topics include issues such as cyberbullying, sexting and revealing identifying information to strangers.

Save the Date for Mary Poppins

Tuesday and Wednesday, February 12 & 13

The cast, crewmembers, costume, and set designers have all been working hard at rehearsals for our all-school musical production of Mary Poppins. We hope that you will plan to join us in the Brown auditorium for what promises to be two incredible evenings of theatre.

Post-Concert Snacks & Drinks Needed

Brown’s Chorus/Orchestra winter concert is Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Performing’s demanding work! Our musicians look forward to their post-concert celebration in the cafeteria. (Everyone, including parents and siblings, is invited to join!)

We still need treats and drinks for this event. Store-bought snacks are absolutely welcome! Please sign up here to help out!

Thanks to everyone who already signed up. We can’t do it without your help!

Call times/locations:
Concert date: Wednesday, January 16
Chorus and Acappella: 6:30 p.m. in room 138
Orchestra: 6:45 p.m. in room 140

Concert attire:
Girls: white short- or long-sleeved blouse with a conservative neckline, black pants or skirt, royal blue accessory (bow tie, scarf, headband, earrings, etc.), dark or nude hosiery/socks, and dark shoes.
Boys: white long-sleeved collared shirt, black pants, royal blue accessory (bow tie, regular tie, etc.) dark socks, and dark shoes.
Royal blue bow ties are available for $5 from the music dept. and can be worn by anyone. 

Please contact your student’s music teacher or Gena Hooper, the PTO music chair.

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Winter Luncheon

Our next luncheon to show our appreciation for our faculty and staff will take place on Wednesday, February 6th at 12:00 pm. Please keep an eye out for next week’s Brown Bear Report email for additional details and a link to sign up to donate food items, volunteer to assist with setting up and/or clean up.

Winter Concerts Need Your Help!

The Brown music ensembles are hard at work preparing for their winter concerts:

  • Band/Mostly Brass on Tuesday, January 15 at 7:30 PM
  • Orchestra/Chorus/Acappella on Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30 PM

Call times for student participants are as follows:

  • Instrumental ensembles: 6:45 PM
  • Vocal ensembles: 6:30 PM
  • Seating will open at approximately 7:15 PM

Please support our kids and music teachers by bringing treats and snacks (store-bought is fine!) for the post-concert parties in the cafeteria. The parties are open to everyone, and our musicians, especially, appreciate the snacks after playing!

Sign up for Band/Mostly Brass (January 15)

Sign up for Orchestra/Chorus/Acappella (January 16)

Thanks to everyone who has already signed up.
For more information about the music calendar and concert attire, please see the music PTO website. Royal blue bowties are available for purchase for $5 from the music teachers.