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CCRPI
CCRPI 
 
The Georgia Department of Education recently released the 2018 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores, a 0-100 scaled score that measures a school’s academic achievement and growth. 
 
Briarlake’s score (83.4):
 
  • The highest CCRPI Briarlake has achieved! 
  • Briarlake is 2nd to Henderson Mill E.S. (85.7) in the Lakeside Cluster! 
  • Briarlake is 6th in the region! 
  • Briarlake is 14th in the district! 
  • School Climate has increased from a 3 to a 4 star! 
 
Georgia Milestones Testing Schedule
Spring 2019 Georgia Milestones Testing Schedule
 
 
 
First Lady
First Lady Deal Reads to 1st Grade!
 
 
Media Center
Thank you, Briarlake Foundation!
 
Media Center Renovation Complete! 
 
Congrats!!!
Woo-hoo! TWO years in a row!!!
 
 
 
Student Achievements
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Jr. Beta Club Represents Briarlake at State Convention
 
CONGRATS to B.E.S. Jr. Beta Club!
 
We had one of the smallest teams represented, but out of thousands at the State Jr. Beta Club Convention, our students placed...
 
1st Math
1st Robotics
3rd Technology
3rd Quiz Bowl 
4th Social Studies 
5th Book Battle 
 
Social Studies Fair
Final Briarlake E.S. Social Studies Fair Winners, CONGRATS!
 
History: Nahom Samuel and Samuel Shapiro
"How did the situation in Germany change after WWI and lead to WWII?"

Economics: Zane Hartken
"What are the advantages and disadvantages of Urban Farming?"

Anthropology: Gabrielle Blanchard
"How did domestication of animals impact civilization?"
 
2018 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree Junior Race
Briarlake had 102 participants at the Peachtree Jr. race. We had the 3rd highest number of participants. Track Club was awarded $1,000. Way to go Briarlake!
 
 
 
Recognition for 2018 State Technology Competition Achievement
Congratulations to Anna Katz and Claire Van Horn on placing in the 2018 Georgia Student Technology Competition which was held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Macon, Georgia!  These students competed with over 1000 students throughout the State of Georgia and 64 students representing the DeKalb County School District.  
Social Studies Fair Winners
Moving on to state finals!!!
 
Stella Newman and Mary Lily Brass  took 1st place in their Social Studies category (Anthropology).

Aaron Gerstle and Amanda Beckwith took 3rd place in their category (Geography).
  
 
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Jr. Beta Club State Convention

 
PTA Reflections Winners!
Congratulations to all of the following students for being PTA Reflections Winners! What a testament to the wide range of talent we have here at Briarlake! Way to go, Beaver Achievers! 
What a Race!
Congratulations to the Briarlake Track Club on the completion of an awesome race!

 
Smart Lunch, Smart Kids
Kindergarten's overarching STEM unit is how to get fresh fruits and vegetables to food deserts or to people who essentially do not have easy access to it.  We were able to connect with an organization called "Smart Lunch, Smart Kids" at Oak Grove Methodist Church that packs lunches every single Wednesday during the school year and deliveres them to Montclair Elementary School.
 
Social Studies Fair
WOW! Social Studies Fair participants did a great job!  
Hannah Choy received 3rd place.
Lyla Richards, Hailey James-Ricks, and
Sybil Thomas
are headed to the State Competition at
Clayton State on April 22, 2017.


 
Reading Bowl Competition
Our Briarlake kids tied for 3rd place out of 46 Reading Bowl teams in DeKalb County! Go Beavers!! And thanks to Mr. Hardwick and to all the parent volunteers who have been coaching the Reading Bowl team for months!
The participants are : Nahum Betru, Preshika Chhetri, Hannah Choy, Will Christenbury, Vivian Dolensky, Sophia Hook, Charlotte Smith-Perry, Hailey James-Ricks, Lyla Richards, Sara Semere.
 
Spelling Bee

The annual Briarlake Elementary Spelling Bee was held on Friday, January 13. Congratulations to the winner, Hannah Choy (5th grade), and runner up, Giovanni Silvestri (5th grade). Hannah will represent Briarlake at the DeKalb County Spelling Bee.

17 spellers competed in the Briarlake Spelling Bee. These students advanced to the school spelling bee from the grade-level spelling bees held on each team in December.

Congratulations to all of the following students who competed in the school bee: Sienna Beelner, Sarah Beule, Vivian Dolensky, Elise Garcia, Starr Haynes, Jack Hilyard, Jackson Holt, Haaven Siye, Preshika Chetri, Hannah Choy, Kamaih Dunn, Sophia Hook, Wynnton Martin, Charlotte Smith-Perry, Giovanni Silvestri, Jacob Tidwell, Sybil Thomas

 
2017 DCSD Technology Fair Winners
Congratulations to ALL Briarlake participants for taking the initiative and responsibility of their learning (Fourth Grade students: Elise Garcia, Grace Yu, Anna Katz, Claire Van Horn, and Aaron Gerstle)

Congratulations to our first place winners who are on their way to the GaETC State Technology Fair on March 11, 2017.

 


 
Math Tournament
Congratulations to Briarlake's 9 Math Tournament participants!
-Gia Choy, Hannah Choy, Elise Cowles, Daniel Glonty, Lois Kwan, William Petrich, Nahom Samuel, Sam Shapiro, Ava Terrell -

 
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Winter MAP screening begins
Mon Dec 10 2018
Class Holiday Parties
Thu Dec 20 2018
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Mon Dec 24 2018
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