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  • Farewell Episode of BNN

    Our talented and dedicated 5th grade BNN team put together their farewell episode for June. Here is the link to the BNN Farewell 2022:  Thank you to the BNN stars and to Ms. Shin & Ms. Wandler for pouring so much work and personality into each and every episode. The release of the BNN episode always made it the ​best day of the month! 

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  • BNN Group Photo Contest

    Our phenomenal BNN organized a Briarcrest Group Photo Contest. Our 5th graders took pictures of students posing together at all of the recesses (KG/1st; 2nd/3rd; and 4th/5th) and created a video showcasing some of our students and their photography talent here:

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  • BNN for April

    The best day of April is here - the day we get the new BNN (Briarcrest News Network)!  This month features announcements followed by how to make computer animations, pet facts, April Fools Day shenanigans, and much more. It’s a bit longer than normal, coming in at 25 minutes.

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  • BNN for March

    Once again, it's the best day of the month - the day when the new episode of BNN (Briarcrest News Network) is released! Another big thank you to the 5th grade hosts, Ms. Shin, and Ms. Wandler for putting this together - it's such a wonderful service to our community!

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  • BNN for February

    It's the best day of the month because the February edition of Briarcrest News Network (BNN) is now available! Great job & thank you to all of our 5th grade hosts and to Ms. Shin & Ms. Wandler for your work on this!

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  • Kindergarten Enrollment Begins February 2

    Kindergarten Open Enrollment for Fall 2022 is February 2-28. Kinderfest, which was scheduled for January 29, will not be held this year due to health and safety precautions. Learn more here.

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  • BNN for December

    It's the best day of the month - the day that the new BNN is published! BNN stands for Briarcrest News Network; it is a student-led group facilitated by Ms. Janet Shin (2nd Grade Teacher) and Ms. Carrie Wandler (our School Librarian). The BNN hosts did a great job this month. We are very proud of them! This episode includes some announcements for December, how to’s, soccer rules, holidays around the world, and much more.

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  • Reopening Orientation Video

    Click here to watch the Briarcrest Orientation Video for our March 8 return to in-person learning

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  • 5th Grade Transition to Middle School Family Information Night 2/24/2021

    Middle School is Coming, 5th Grade Families! Wednesday, 2/24/2021, at 7:00 pm is Kellogg's Family Information Night for Briarcrest specifically. Zoom link: The meeting will be recorded and posted on Kellogg's website for families who are not able to attend the event.

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  • Date for Hybrid Model is March 8

    Click here to read the District's communication about the March 8 date for a shift to a hybrid learning model (in-person & remote)

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  • January Schedule - Updated

    Monday, January 4, 2021 is the 1st day back after Winter Break // Monday, January 18 - No School in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day // January 20 is a “full day Wednesday” // January 27 is a “full day Wednesday” // Friday, January 29 - No School for students

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  • Hi-Cap Testing in Remote 2020-2021

    Follow this link for information on Hi-cap testing for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for registration for grades 2-5 is December 11, 2020. 

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  • New Early Release Wednesday Schedule

    Follow this link to view, download, or print the New Early Release Wednesday Schedule

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  • Remember to Vote

    Tuesday, Nov. 3 is the deadline to return your ballot for the general election. Ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 3 or be returned to a drop box location by 8:00 pm that evening. No postage is necessary to mail in your ballot. You can find a list of ballot drop box locations here. You can also track your ballot or replace your lost or damaged ballot or envelope.

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  • Food Drive Oct. 31 at the Shoreline Center

    The Shorewood and Shorecrest leadership students are working together on a food drive to support our local HOPELINK branch. The event is a DRIVE-THROUGH at the Shoreline Center, in the front lot off 1st.

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    Provide a collaborative learning community which engages all students in learning the academic and work-life skills needed to achieve their individual potential and become responsible citizens.

    Engaging Minds, Inspiring Dreams, Empowering Lives



  • Briarcrest Elementary Mission 

    Through our core values of respect, equity, and integrity, Briarcrest Elementary School nurtures the whole child by establishing strong family connections and instilling a growth mindset, cultivating high academic success.

About Our School

  • Briarcrest Elementary, located in the southeastern corner of the Shoreline School District, has an enrollment of approximately 465 students in grades K-5.

    The school, just north of the Seattle city limits, is home to the Dual Language Program for Shoreline Public Schools. Briarcrest offers physical education classes and vocal music to all students, and an instrumental music program to fifth graders.

    Through our core values of respect, equity, and integrity, Briarcrest Elementary School nurtures the whole child by establishing strong family connections and instilling a growth mindset, cultivating high academic success.


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