Brownell Happenings

Brownell Happenings - Week of December 2
Brownell Staff

Here's what's happening at Brownell during the week of December 2. Keep up with Brownell events by bookmarking the updated calendar!

Attention 8th Graders: Monday - December 2, 2019

8th Grade Vision and Hearing Screening During PE Classes

  • Please remember to bring your glasses if your wear them.
  • You will not be dressing out that day.

Our screening will take place in Room 35 during PE classes! Once your PE teachers have taken roll, you will be accompanied by your teachers to Room 35 and the nurses will take it from there. 

Thank you and see you on Monday,

Ronda Boykin RN, BSN, PHN

Credentialed Registered School Nurse

Health Services / Gilroy Unified School District

ASB Restaurant Fundraiser - Claddagh Irish Restaurant, Dec 4th


Band Pop Corn Fundraiser - Order Forms with Payment Due, Dec 6th 




Poinsettias Fundraiser - Athletic Department - Selling 40 more plants, Due Dec 6th



Kindness Club Coin Drive

Coin Drive for the Kindness Club!!!
Students can drop off change in Room 34 daily until December 11th. We will be purchasing toys for pets in our local animal shelter just in time for Christmas! 





What do we need to stay warm in the winter? Please join the KINDNESS CLUB and donate new or gently used beanies, socks, mittens or blankets to support some folks that cannot afford these items!


Clubs Update: THIS WEEK


  • ASB meeting in room 40 Tuesday @ 2:46 - 3:15 p.m., Officers until 3:30 p.m. ~ Mrs. Brower/Ms. Filippi
  • CJSF meeting in room 20 Wednesday during 8th grade lunch - 12:30 - 1:01 p.m. ~ Mrs. Kalman
  • Bruins Believe in Kindness Club in room 34 Wednesday @ 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ~ Mrs. Fortino 
  • Launch, Land and Expand: Tech Challenge Participants – Meet in room 5 Wednesday @ 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ~ Mrs. Groppe
  • Yearbook meeting in room 45 Wednesday @ 2:45 p.m. ~ Mrs. Garrido & Mrs. Kalman
  • Gamers Guild in room 20 Thursday @ 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ~ Mrs. Kalman, Mr. Feisthamel & Mr. Bryde
  • Multicultural Club in the Library Friday @ 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ~ Mrs. Pascual Domingo

Please email the club coordinator is you should have any questions:

Sports Update: THIS WEEK



Practice @ Brownell Dec. 2 and 3, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the MPR

Any questions, please contact Coach Corona @

6/7/8th Grade Boys Basketball

Contact Coach Santiago with any questions. Email:



Don't Miss Out On This Year's Yearbook

Online ordering is available again this year!  

Yearbooks are $45. The book with a nameplate is $53.50 or the book with a nameplate and up to two symbols/icons is $55.50 (available until Jan. 10). 

  • To order in person, order forms are available using the link below, in the front office and Room 20. Cash or checks are accepted. Make checks out to Brownell Middle school. Be sure to get a receipt.
  • To order online, go to Yearbook Order on-line and use school code 6480. 

For more information, contact yearbook coordinators: Mrs. Garrido in Room 45 ( and Mrs. Kalman in Room 20 ( or call 669-205-5100).  

Please download yearbook forms below:



Yearbook Dedication 2019-20 

All forms, money and photos must be receive by Friday, Feb 21, 2020, to be included in the 2019-20 yearbooks. Space are available on a first come first serve basis.


Thank you for supporting our school!