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Mark Your Calendars!
April & May
23 FS School Board Meeting
Murray @ 4 pm
23 Brittin STEMposium
STEM Parentposium @ 2 pm
24 Q4 Interim Progress Reports
27 Volunteer Luncheon
(27-1) BOGO Book Fair (PTO
1 Family Night Book Fair
Special visitors from MMSfor 6th graders
Literacy Night-Reading Knight!
4 pm-6 pm (Costumes Encouraged!
4 6th Grade Field Trip
(4-8) Children's Book Week
5 Performers Production #1@ 9:25
Performers Production #2@ 1:30
District Wide Training
13 6th Grade Parents' Meeting
@ MMS 6 pm-7 pm
PTO Meeting @ 3:30
14 Coffee with the Principal @ 8:30
15 Annual Kickball Game
Staff vs. 6th grade (after school)
25 No School
Memorial Day/Federal Holiday
27 6th Grade Transition Ceremony
2 pm in MPR
Pre-K & PSCD Last Day
28 FS School Board Meeting
@ DES 4 pm
1/2 Day Dismissal @ 11:50
Last Day of School K-6
End of 4th Marking Period
29 No School for Students
Teacher Work Day

School Bell School Hours & Arrival-Departure Procedures

7:45 Universal Free Breakfast Served
Students not eating breakfast should not arrive prior to 7:45
8:20 First Bell
There are two student drop off and pickup points. Look for the red cones near the North and East parking areas. These points are no parking zones.
8:30 Tardy Bell

Student Dismissal
  • Mon., Tue., Wed., & Fri: 3:05 pm
  • Thursday: 1:50 pm
Normal dismissal procedures will be followed on rainy days. In case of severe weather conditions additional precautionary procedures are described on the Severe Weather page

Check out DoDEA's Community Strategic Plan (CSP)!
The CSP for 2013-2018 provides the vision and mission statements, core values, and orgaizational goals that DoDEA is striving for in the next 5 years.

All DoDEA schools are accredited by AdvancED.

Developmental and Speech Screenings Available (PDF)

Brittin Knight News

    Happening this week...

    Luncheon for Volunteers-April 27

    Buy One Get One Free Book Fair (PTO) April 27th through May 1st in the School Library!

    Family Night Book Fair (PTO) May 1st from 3:30-6:00

    Reading "Knight"-Literacy Night May 1st from 4:00 -6:00 Dress up! All Kings, Queens, Princes, Princesses, Knights, Jesters, Fairies & Dragons of the Brittin Elementary School Realm are invited! Door prizes! Class with the most families participating will earn a POPSICLE PARTY!


    April is the Month of the Military Child! Purple up to show your support!

    What did you think about our STEMposium? STEMposium Evaluation (Grades 1-3) STEMposium Evaluation (Grades 4-12)

    Check out the Brittin Knight Morning News! Watch it Live! Next show: Monday, April 27, 2015.

    Congratulations to all the participants in our Brittin Spelling Bee! Our winner will be moving on to the District Bee on April 30th!

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    Brittin Elementary School Goals

    Goal 1 Reading: 75% of all students will demonstrate a proficiency in comprehension skills in reading by 5/29/2014 as measured by the TerraNova 3rd Edition (grades 3-6) (50th percentile proficiency), BAS (grades K-3) (based on identified DoDEA grade level standards), and selected local assessments (grades PK-6) (80 proficiency).

    Goal 2 Math: 75% of all students will demonstrate a proficiency in number sense in mathematics by 5/29/2015 as measured by Terra Nova 3rd Edition Mathematics(grades 3-6) (50th percentile proficiency) and selected local assessments (grades PK-6) (80th proficiency). 75% of all students will demonstrate a proficiency in communicating thinking and reasoning in mathematics by 5/29/2015 as measured by the Terra Nova 3rd Edition (grades 3-6) (50th percentile proficiency) and selected local assessments (grades PK-6) (80th proficiency).

    DoDEA Mission Statement

    Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

    Our Vision:

    Brittin Elementary School, a community that nurtures Military Children, will experience success through equal access to a quality education.

    We Believe: together we can achieve anything so that every child can be successful in a positive encouraging environment.

    We Promote:  community involvement, self-motivation, and the use of a variety of resources.

    We Are:  teachers, students, and parents actively engaged in the learning process.