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Parent Engagement Policy

Brainard is sending out LAUSD's Parent Engagement Policy to all parents the week of Oct. 16, 2017:

I Like You Just the Way You Are Week!

Brainard Elementary School students will be celebrating our "I Like You Just the Way You Are Week," a week of respect and kindness towards others, Monday, Oct. 16th through Friday, Oct. 20th.


This is our spirit week in which we encourage students and staff members to appreciate and respect each other "just the way they are."


The activities include:

Monday -- Backwards Day -- wear your clothes backwards

Tuesday -- Crazy Hair Day

Wednesday -- Crazy Socks Day

Thursday -- Crazy Hat Day

Friday -- Spirit Day (as always) -- wear your Brainard spirit wear or Brainard blue.

Parent Workshop on Graduation Requirements Oct. 11th

Community Representative Anabel Franco will present a parent workshop on High School Graduation Requirements on Wednesday, Oct. 11th at 8 a.m. in the Parent Center.


It's never too early to learn what is required to graduate from high school!

SSC Meeting Oct. 5

Please come join us at our School Site Council meeting Thursday, Oct. 5th at 2:30 p.m. in the Parent Center. We will be discussing  our Parent-School Compact, Parent Involvement Policy, our Single Plan for Student Achievement, and other items.


We look forward to seeing you at our meeting!


Get involved in your child's education by coming to our advisory council elections Tuesday, Sept. 5th at 8 a.m. in the Parent Center. Parents will elect five members to the School  Site Council; three to the English Learner Advisory Council, and two to our Local School Leadership Council!

Special School Site Council Meeting Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

Brainard Elementary School has received additional Title 1 and Parent Involvement monies over the summer, and a special School Site Council meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. to discuss how the money will be spent. All parents are encouraged to attend.

Welcome back event/ice cream social/master plan options meetings

Brainard's staff would like to welcome you (back) to school during a kindergarten/new parent orientation and ice cream social on Monday, Aug. 14th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Ice Cream for our students ...more

Important Dates for 2017-2018

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Former APEIS passes away

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Brainard APEIS Rhonda Dillon on June 25, 2017. Ms. Dillon served Brainard for the 2016-2017 school year and was remembered respectfully by staff members. She died following a short illness.

School-Parent Compact and Parent Involvement Policy to be mailed home

Brainard's School Site Council approved the school's 2016-2017 Parent Involvement Policy and School-Parent Compact at its meeting Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. 


These policies, along with LAUSD's Parent Involvement Policy, will be sent to parents via U.S. mail during the week of Oct. 10, 2016.  If you have any questions, please contact the school at 818-899-5241.