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Logo from movie Angst Anxiety explored in film being screened in Vestal
Make plans to attend a free screening of the documentary film Angst, Monday, March 11 in the Vestal High School auditorium. Our colleagues in the Vestal CSD are presenting the screening and panel discussion exploring anxiety disorders in young people, and have extended an invitation to our community. 
students and staff prepare to sample recipes A recipe for learning at Brookside
Think there's nothing educational about cooking? Think again! As a fun first project for Mrs. Volkert's class, students chose recipes and created a cookbook. They had to discuss and make grocery lists for items needed and also generate a list of non-food items needed for the ultimate test: tasting!  As part of this project, students used sequencing to write recipes, learned new vocabulary, worked on writing and so much more. The students and staff put it all on the table October 12, unveiling their tasty creations, which included BLTs, S'Mores and fruit smoothies! PICTURES HERE. 
students sample sweet potatoes A tasty test at Brookside
This is the kind of test any student loves - a TASTE test, courtesy of the Rock on Cafe, which provides food services for our school district. Students weighed in on a new offering: baked cinnamon sweet potatoes!
People getting samples of chili Brookside PTA hosts Chili Cook-Off and Fire Safety Presentation
It was a perfectly chilly night October 11 when the Brookside P.T.A. served up its annual Chili Cook-Off featuring a variety of delicious takes on a comfort food favorite. The event offered visitors a chance to sample a wide range of homemade chili recipes from contestants vying for kitchen bragging rights and a gift certificate. There were also basket raffles and a great presentation from the Town of Binghamton Volunteer Fire Department. Thanks to all who attended to support the ongoing activities and events sponsored by the P.T.A. PICTURES HERE. 
YMCA logo SV and the YMCA again offer After School Program
The YMCA of Broome County offers at Brookside Elementary School an after-school program providing academic assistance, games, engaging art activities and character development. New this year, we will be incorporating STEM activities into the after-school program. STEM incorporates science, technology, engineering and mathematic activities. The Y after school program is available for kindergarten through age 12. The after-school program begins immediately after school, including scheduled half days, and runs until 6:00 pm. A nutritious snack will be provided daily. The program is open to both Brookside and Francis P. Donnelly students, who are bused to the school.  To register, please complete the YMCA registration form. If you need assistance, please call Tara Berkowitz, School Aged Child Care Director, at 772-0560 ext. 140. 
Stand up to bullying graphic Brookside Stands Up to Bullying!
We want our schools to be free of bullying and harassment - a place where students, staff and visitors feel safe and respected - a place for learning and having fun. Let's all do our part!
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