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Ron Nunn School- Home of the Eagles



7/17:  Ron Nunn School Office opens @ 8:00 am

7/20:  Beginning of the Year packets available in the front office

7/25:  Walk Through Registration anytime 9m-12 or 4-6 pm (MPR)

7/28:  Sneak a Peek for Tk/Kindergarten @ 1-2 pm


7/31:  First Day of School- Welcome Back!

7/31:  First grade Sneak a Peek 8-8:30 am (classrooms)

7/31:  Tears and Cheers Parent Welcome in MPR @ 8:30 am

8/1:  TK/Kindergarten Back To School Night @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm 

8/4:  Parent's Club Meeting @ 8:20 am

8/8:  1st - 5th grade Back To School Night @ 6:00 pm 

Save the Date for Walk Through! 



Ron Nunn School's 2017-18 Walk Through will be 

Tuesday, July 25th between 9 am-12 pm & 4-6 pm.  


Packets with beginning of the year paperwork can be picked up starting July 20th in the Ron Nunn office between the hours of 7 am - 4 pm.  

You will turn in all completed beginning of the year paperwork, receive teacher assignments, buy spirit wear and yearbook, get connected with Parent's Club, and much more!  

Thank you to our Sponsors this Year!  

You have been a tremendous support to Ron Nunn School!



Free summer lunch program for all children in the community ages 2 to 18

June 12 – July 14, 2017 (Closed - 4th of July)



Lunch is served Monday through Friday
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm at the three sites:


Brentwood Elementary, 
200 Griffith Lane, Brentwood, CA. 94513


Villa Amador Community Center, 
2101 Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, CA. 94513


Village Community Resource Center, 
633 Village Dr, Brentwood, CA. 94513


The Summer Feeding program is funded by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  It provides healthy meals for children ages 2-18  during the summer months when regular school is out.  


There is no enrollment, paperwork or income qualification required to participate.  
Just come to Brentwood Elementary School, Villa Amador or Village Community resource Center to get your lunch.

Lunches must be eaten at the site.

For more information:  Contact the Brentwood Union School District 
Food Service Dept.  (925) 513-6338


Summer Reading at the Brentwood Library ! 

Summer Reading for All Ages

Brentwood Library is located inside the Community Center.

June 5 – August 5, 2017

All Contra Costa County Libraries


Contra Costa County Library Summer Reading is coming, and that means it’s time to “Build Your Brain!” From June 5 to August 5, all ages can visit ccclib.org/summer for brain-training activities and challenges to keep those minds toned and trim! Visit your community library for free and fun happenings all summer long. All finishers will take home a free book and a raffle entry to win amazing prizes. See you in the library this summer!


Cultural Diversity and Literacy Celebrated on Day of the Child

On April 28th, Ron Nunn School celebrated Day of the Child where students exchanged books, shared cultural stories and traditions as well as dressed in cultural dress.  It was a great day to celebrate our heritage and learn more about what makes who we are.  




Yearbook Cover Contest Finalists Announced!

We had many students submit Yearbook Covers for this year.  The finalist for each grade have been revealed.  Check out these great artists!  One of these will become our Yearbook Cover for this year!


Congratulations to:  Harper Lanpher- 1st grade; Emily Halwig- 2nd grade; Taylor Hall- 3rd grade; Keira Erickson- 4th grade; and Madeleine Whitaker- 5th grade


Kindergarten Little Patriots Show a Success!

Our Kinder students performed Little Patriots on Friday, March 10.  It was a great performance celebrating the symbols of freedom for our country and promoting the importance of respect and civility for all Americans.  Great job Kindergarten students!  



Adonal Foyle Visits RNS for Love of Reading Week!

His book "Too Tall Foyle Makes the Team" is an inspiration to all students

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Valentine Bingo Night – A Fun Filled Evening!

Thank you to our Parent's Club, Mrs. Wirkus, and all families that came out to make the Valentine Bingo Night a success!  




Family Math Night-  Fun with Math Games!


Last Tuesday was a great night of thinking and applying math skills for children of all levels.  Thank you to the Bristow Math Club and to all of the families that came out to have fun with Math!


Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Champion!

Jasella Victorio


Good Luck at the County Spelling Bee in March!

Winter Concert a Success!

Congratulations to the 5th grade Band students on a wonderful Winter Concert!  They performed many songs as a whole band and solos, duets, and ensembles.  It is exciting to have over 50% of our 5th graders learning an instrument and making joyful noise!  




Thank you to the families, staff, and Parents Club for a successful evening at the Luau Party!  Our Parent's Club cleared over $8,000 at this event.  The funds will go directly to improving the school programs, benefiting all students at Ron Nunn School.  Thank you for your support of our school community!


Fish Friends and the East Bay Parks and Recreation Visits Ron Nunn


The Mobile Fish Tank visited RNS and taught our TK-5th grade students all about various environmental science topics such as: food chains, fresh water fish, conservation and safety of our creeks, delta, and oceans, as well as health and nutrition.  This was an engaging assembly for each grade level.  Thank you to our Fish Friends at EB Parks and Mrs. Volta's class!


Measure B Dollars at Work at Ron Nunn School!  


Over break, our parking lot entrance along Central Blvd. was expanded, allowing two cars to legally enter the parking lot at Ron Nunn School.  The right lane is strictly for pick up/drop off in the rolling loop and the second right turn lane is for entering our parking lot to park your vehicle.  The exit remains the same, with exit at the west end of the parking lot.  Thank you to the district for prioritizing Measure B funding, BUSD Maintenance and Operations, and Swisher Construction for this improvement in the flow of traffic at Ron Nunn School.  Thank you to the teachers and parents of our Ron Nunn FAcilities committee who advocated for this improvement to help with traffic, loop flow and safety.  



Adonal Foyle visits Ron Nunn School!  
Some Ron Nunn students were given an early Christmas present when Adonal Foyle, former NBA Golden State Warrior basketball star, visited their class.  He came to our school to read his book, Too Tall Foyle to our students.  Mr. Foyle gave each student in Room 15 and 17 a signed copy of his book and encouraged all students to read over the break.  Thank you Adonal Foyle for sharing your journey to being a professional basketball player and author with our students!  


School Attendance Is the Key to Success
Your child’s attendance is directly related to their academic success at school. Tardiness to school causes your child to miss instruction and disrupts the rest of the class. It is nearly impossible to replace the key first instruction that a child misses when he/she is absent. Additionally, Brentwood Union School District receives a significant portion of its funding based upon student attendance. The district will only receive funding when children are in school. Students absent from school for any reason will not receive funding. It is critical that your child attend school regularly and be on time for class every day. 


Going Somewhere? Site Based Independent Study
If your family is planning to leave for 5-20 days, resulting in your child missing school, your child is eligible for Site-Based Independent Study (SBIS). While there is no substitute for being in the classroom setting, SBIS provides your child the necessary work to keep pace with what their peers are doing in class. It also counts as an excused absence and the school receives funding as if your child was actually in school. Please inform your child’s teacher or notify the office early if you plan to have your child out for a period of 5-20 days. 


Thank You for your Generosity! 


We were able to donate over 1,950 items to the Brentwood Regional Community Chest! 


Mrs. Blanch's class donated 373 items and 20 toys to this program.  They earned donuts with Mrs. Wallace!  We also had breakfast with the top donors from each class on Friday.  Thank you again for your support!







Caroling at Summerset- A Joyful Noise!


December 14th was an amazing night of spreading good cheer with our Summerset neighbors.  Our Ron Nunn School led by the KC Club sang carols throughout Summerset.  We ended the evening at the Clubhouse where the Summerset 1 board presented our school with $1500.  What a blessing to be in partnership with our neighbors!! It is always such a positive joyful night for all involved.  Thank you to Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Wirkus for continuing to lead this amazing program.  




Winterfest- Holidays Around the World

A Tremendous Success!


Thank you to the Ron Nunn Parent's Club and all volunteers who assisted in making this event a success!  This evening celebrated various cultural traditions from China, Africa, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, and India.  We had a fashion show, Santa visits, letters to our Troops and Santa as well as a raffle of baskets and teacher treasures.  This event was a wonderful community building time.  Thank you to those that donated financially and in time to making this a special evening.  


Ron Nunn Students Celebrate with the Highest Attendance Rate in BUSD for the 4th Month in a Row!


Mrs. Wallace dressed up as Santa's helper and distributed candy canes to every student on Friday as a recognition of their dedication to coming to school every day on time.  Ron Nunn School recently earned the highest attendance rate in the district again for the fourth month.  Thank you to the families for making school attendance a priority.  This is also a wonderful testament to the welcoming culture of learning created by our staff and families at Ron Nunn School.  Mrs. Wallace is very proud of our Ron Nunn Eagles!



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Independence High School Field Studies students teach Ron Nunn 4th and 5th graders about Ecology.

Ron Nunn's Backyard BBQ a Tremendous Success!


Thank you to our Parent's Club, Brentwood Rotary Club, volunteers and Ron Nunn Families for your support in our Backyard BBQ on Friday, Sept. 16th.


A great time was had by all!  Thank you to Rotary for the donations of hot dogs and bbq skills.  Thank you to the parents and Bristow and Adams Leadership students that helped make the games a success.  We also appreciate our vendors for their support.  


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Game Room Kicks off at Ron Nunn School!


Every Tuesday at lunch, students are invited to join our school counselor, Mrs. Hulstrom to participate in Game Room during their lunch recess.  During this time, students are able to socialize, play games together, and have an environment to build relationships with each other and our school counselor.  Students are given a Game Room pass by their teacher or are invited by other staff members.  

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Ron Nunn Parent's Club Company Sponsorship Available

Thanks to our incredible company sponsors, Ron Nunn raised over $6,500 last year. This year, we hope to DOUBLE that amount. There are three levels of sponsorship packages ranging from $250-$800 (customized packages are also available). Becoming a Ron Nunn Sponsor is a great way gain exposure while helping our school. We are also a non profit, which means your partnership is tax deductible!

For more information, please contact Alexis Hyland at ahyland2230@gmail.com.


Sponsorship Information Link

Sponsorship Order Form Link


Leave your Mark on Ron Nunn

If you missed out on buying a commemorative brick last year, you are in luck!  Our Mary's Garden Brick Fundraiser has been extended to August 31st.  Bricks are 4" x 8" and cost $85.  




Brick Order Form Link

Buddy Bench- A Friendly Idea


Ron Nunn School's Bella and Sophia thought that they would like a Buddy Bench at Ron Nunn School.  They said the Buddy Bench will allow for students that did not have friends or those that wanted to make new friends to have a way of doing so.  The way it works is if you want to make a new friend or are feeling lonely, sit on the buddy bench.  All students, especially those on Buddy Patrol, will come and ask you to play or talk with that student.  It is a way for Ron Nunn Eagles to continue to spread kindness even on the playground.  It has been a great success in the first month of inception.  Way to show Cooperation, Participation, and Respect Eagles!

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25th Anniversary Student Celebration a Great Success! 

On Friday, May 13th we celebrated with our students 25 years of Educational Excellence.  There were student performances, Eagle Jog A Thon hosted by the Parent's Club, Hot Dog lunch donated by our Brentwood Rotary Club, as well as various activities and stations including a DJ donated by Keith Fox.  Students had a blast.  We appreciate all of the volunteers that made this event a success! 

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Every School Day Counts!  Ron Nunn School Attendance Goal: 97.4%

Our current school attendance goal is 97.4%.  We are striving for consistent attendance every day!  
Did You Know?  
•    Attendance Gaps lead to Achievement Gaps!
•    Good attendance in Pre K & K builds academic & social skills for the future
•    Kids who are chronically absent (miss 18 + days) in Pre K & K have only 18% chance to be proficient readers in 3rd Grade. 
•    Kids who miss 10 days in K and 1st grade have 35% chance to be proficient reader in 3rd grade.   
•    75% of students who are chronically absent (miss 18 + days) in 6th grade will dropout of high school.
•    School Attendance is Habit Forming!
•    When you come to school on time, your day starts smooth, your classroom routine is smooth and your day starts off better.  
•    You can learn more when you are not stressed in the morning.
•    Start good habits at home like waking up with alarm, same routine, eat breakfast,  and your day will go better 

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Brentwood School District Wellness Guidelines state:
Due to allergy concerns, it is strongly recommended to use only commercially prepared food items (ingredients are listed on packaging).

For everyone's safety, it is a school expectation that any treats for birthday or holiday celebrations for students include only commercially prepared items with ingredients listed on the package. 

Our School recommends alternatives to food for holiday celebrations including learning games or other activities to celebrate students.

Thank you for your cooperation in this effort.  Our goal is to keep all students safe and model healthy food choices.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Wallace.

Please click on the Cyber Safety Link to review the various safety measures with your children in using the Internet and Social Media.  


Cyber Safety Link 



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Today: 7/21/17