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Important Dates


2nd - Read Across America

7th - Young Author Expo

10th - Science Fair

11th - Pick up Science Fair Projects from the cafeteria

11th - Super Hero Day

12th - Minimum Day

14th Triton Art Exhibit

16th - Report Cards go home

16th - 20th Fifth Grade Science Camp

16th - April 2  - NWEA Testing

25th - Student Council

27th - PTA Dance from 6-8 PM








Attendance Line:
(408) 423-1305

Please keep your child at home if:

  • They do not feel well
  • Have a fever above 100°
    within the last 24 hours
  • Have vomited or had
    diarrhea within the
    last 24 hours
  • Have severe cough or
    cold symptoms


 School is dismissed every Wednesday at 1:42 for K-5 students and 12:00 for TK.  Please make arrangements to have your child picked up on time.



Read Across America


Monday, March 2nd will be Read Across America Day.  It is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place on Dr. Seuss's Birthday. Briarwood students may come to school in their pajamas and bring a favorite book to read. D.L. Carroll, author of many children's books, will meet with small groups of children to discuss her books and the publishing process.  

The Briarwood Science Fair is Coming!!


Mark your calendar for the Briarwood Science Fair Tuesday, March 10th from 6-7:30 PM

Student Projects must be dropped off in the cafeteria on Monday, March 9th from 2:30-5:00 PM or Tuesday, March 10th from 7:30 - 8:30 AM.  Judging will begin around 9:00 AM.

Science Fair Night is Tuesday, March 10th from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.  Student projects will be on display in the cafeteria for students and families to view.  In addition, a number of community organizations will be on campus with displays and activities.

All projects must be picked up after school on Wednesday, March 11th.

Free and Reduced-Price Meals at Briarwood

Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

We are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Your child can receive low cost meals if your household income is within the reduced price limits on the Eligibility Guidelines which you can find by clicking here. If interested, please fill out an application.

Before School Drop-Off Procedure

Morning Reminders - 
~  Students are not to arrive on campus before 8:10 am. 
~  From 8:10-8:25 am students and families on campus must wait in the picnic table area.
~  At 8:25am students are dismissed the playground.
~  At 8:25am families must stay behind the yellow line in the main hallway - families are not allowed in the classroom hallways or on the blacktop.
Thank you for helping us keep our students safe

After School Opportunities At Briarwood

Kids Club
Kids Club will be starting on November 5, 2013. Kids Club is an after school program sponsored by Bethel Church of Santa Clara. The program runs from 2:30-4:15pm every Tuesday. Please pick up a flyer in the school office if you would like more information or are interested in registering for the program.

The YMCA after school program runs five days per week. The program runs from the time students are dismissed from school until 6:00pm. Students play games, get assistance with homework and socialize during this time. Please pick up a flyer in the school office if you would like more information or are interested in registering for the program.

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Substitutes Needed

The Santa Clara USD needs certificated substitute teachers!

If you have a bachelor’s degree and would like to substitute-all you need is your Emergency Credential thru the Santa Clara County Office of Education,

SCUSD has increased the substitute rate to $140/day. Please apply to or contact the Substitute Office at 408-423-2020 if interested.

Briarwood's Handbook 2014-15

Click the blue link to download a pdf. copy of Briarwood's Handbook for 2014-2015:  14-15_Handbook.pdf

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Why become a PTA Member?

Please be a part of our community by participating in school events. We want to make it a great year
  Click here.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Form

Application for Volunteers


YMCA Registration packet

English Registration Forms

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Spanish Registration Forms

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