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Today's Events For B-E

There are many educational programs available for children before they enter Kindergarten. A brief description of the programs follows. If you have questions or want registration forms, please call the school at 320.524.2263.

 

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)activities are free and for all families with children from birth to school age. Classes include activities for children and parents to do together as well as time for parent discussion.  ECFE classes begin in Brandon 6:00pm, Tuesday, September 15th AND at 10:00am, Monday, September 21st. Please call the school for specific times and dates and registration.

 

Head Start is a federally funded program for three and four year olds and their families.  It is offered at no cost to enrolled children.  There are federal income guidelines; however, a certain percentage of our families can have an income over the guidelines.  The Brandon/Evansville program consists of three days at the Brandon school lasting three and a half hours each.  Head Start Open House is Thursday, August 27th from 4:30-6:30pm.

 

Learning Readiness (Preschool) is a program taught by licensed early childhood/special education teachers. It is designed to promote skills in areas of social, self-help, academic, motor and language. The school setting helps each student become more comfortable before entering kindergarten.

· Preschool for 3’s (3 years old by 9/1/15) letters will be going out shortly. If you are interested in preschool for your three year old and he has not had a preschool screening, please call Douglas County Public Health at 320.763.6018 to schedule a time. The screening will take place on Tuesday, September 15th in Brandon.

· Preschool for 4’s (4 years old by 9/1/15) Open House for School Readiness is Wednesday, Sept 2nd. Enrollment forms have been mailed out and you should have received a letter with a time schedule for the open house and school times. Transportation will be provided.

· Preschool Letters will be going out soon. If you do not receive a postcard or letter and you have a three or four year old that you would like to enroll in preschool, please call the school.

 

Scholarships for Preschool: The State is in the process of sending us information regarding scholarships for free preschool ages 3 & 4. Families can apply for reduced or free tuition.  Spots will be limited and awarded on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to be first for consideration of a spot, you will need to fill out an application for Reduced Preschool Tuition. This form is available at either school or from the preschool teachers.

Notice: There will be a special school board meeting for ISD 2908 Brandon-Evansville School at 6:30 pm, Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Evansville Senior Center.

The purpose of the meeting is to hire an agriculture instructor.

 

Brandon-Evansville is hiring an FFA advisor  If you are interested or need more information contact Tom Trisko:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (320) 524-2263 Ext 2125

FFA Advisor

 

 

The 9th Annual Charger Golf Tournament and Bean Bag Tournament will be Saturday, September 12th at Pine Ridge Golf Course. Come and enjoy the fun and help Benefit the B-E Athletics at the Same Time. See attached flyer & registraton for more information.

9:00 am Golf              10:00 am Bean Bags            Saturday, September 12th

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To contact B-E Schools:

Brandon Office (Brandon Elementary and B-E High School)
206 West 3rd Street/PO Box 185, Brandon, MN 56315
Phone - (320) 524-2263 or (320) 834-4084  Fax (320) 524-2228

Evansville Office (Evansville Elementary and B-E Middle School)
123 2nd Ave./ PO Box 40, Evansville, MN 56326
Phone - (218) 948-2241 or (320) 834-4841   Fax (218) 948-2441