Week of April 10 - 14, 2017

Tomato and roasted vegetable soup, Grilled chicken breast, Penne with homemade Alfredo sauce, Pasta, Steamed broccoli, Tuna sliders, Strawberry shortcake

White bean veggie soup, Stuffed shells with homemade marinara and meat sauce, Veggie ramen bowl, Pasta, Peas and corn, Caesar chicken wraps
Corn and potato chowder, BBQ beef brisket, Macaroni and cheese, Pasta, Collard greens, Egg salad sliders, Fruit salad
Homemade tomato soup, Buffalo chicken grilled cheese, grilled cheese sandwich, Pasta, Grilled vegetable medley, Turkey and cheese subs, Chocolate bread pudding

Chicken noodle soup, Local blackened Cajun fish, Rice pilaf, Tortilla vegetable frittata, Pasta, Curried cauliflower, Hummus and vegetable flatbread, Orange wedges

First graders in their PJs are all smiles for SING, the April 7 special afternoon movie matinee. Thank you Mrs. Evans & Ms. Johnson!
Coffee & Conversation with Laura Caron

Please join Laura on Thursday, April 13 from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. in the Liston Commons to share your thoughts about Brookwood and learn more about what's ahead for the 2017-18 school year. Laura welcomes the chance to hear your ideas and respond to your questions as we continue to enhance the Brookwood experience.
Brookwood recitals 2017

     Brookwood recitals are upcoming on April 25, 26, and 28. Students who take lessons in school and outside of school can participate in Brookwood recitals. Your current Brookwood instructor will sign-up your student for this event.
     If your student takes lessons outside of Brookwood, please fill out this Sign-up Form by April 10 and send it to Lauren Notas (lnotas@brookwood.edu).
     It is important to note that students can only perform one time at this event even if they take lessons on multiple instruments.
     Please note, recitals are a Special Event Dress Day, and all recitals are held in the School Meeting House.
Thank you! 
Debbie Gantt

Recital days and times
Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1: Tuesday, April 25, 12:45-1:30 p.m.,
Grades 2 and 3: Tuesday, April 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Middle School Recital (Grades 4 and 5): Wednesday, April 26, 2:15-3:45 p.m.,
Upper School Recital (Grades 6, 7, 8): Friday, April 28, 1:15-3:00 p.m. 
Brookwood is off to the races on May 6
It's not too late to donate!
     Every year we hear from people who say, "I had a great idea for a donation, but I thought it was too late." Well, it's not too late, and no idea is too big or too small.     
Please print and complete a Donation Form for your donation idea to Off to the Races. Additional donation forms can be found at the PA bulletin board. 

Get Your Auction Tickets
    We are Off to the Races at our Annual PA Auction on Saturday, May 6 . . . but you do need tickets! Click to visit the Auction Event Page, then click on "Purchase Tickets."
     The link to bid online will be live May 1 and bidding will continue until May 7. Buying tickets online automatically sets up your account to bid online.
Mystery Wine Grab at the Auction
     We are accepting wine donations valued at $25 or above. The wines will be wrapped up and placed in a "Mystery Wine Grab." For $25, attendees are guaranteed a bottle valued at $25 or more! Come test your luck and walk away a winner! Please drop off any wine donations in the PA office upstairs or with Eliza Cowan in the Advancement Office. 
April 20: Derby hat making party "Mix-It-Up"
     Get ready for the Derby! Join us Thursday, April 20, from 7:00 p.m  to 9:30 p.m. for an evening of fun and make a hat to wear to the Kentucky Derby-themed Brookwood School Auction Party on May 6!   
      Hosted by Marci Johnson, Cristie Carter, & Jacquie Loughery the fun will be held at "The Greenhouse Haberdashery" (aka Marci's House), 23 Oak Street, Beverly Farms. Drop in for bit or stay the whole time. Rose, Juleps and southern snacks will be served. Please sign up by April 15.
     For those interested in making a hat, the price is $40/hat. All proceeds go to the Brookwood School 2017 Auction.
We'll provide hats, glue guns, and fun decor. You can bring additional odds and ends to use or swap with others to make the ultimate Derby Hat. Don't forget to bring a creative heart, a joyous attitude, and a BIG smile!    

Summer at Brookwood 2017
     Please visit the Brookwood website to learn about the amazing full- and half-day specialty camps we are offering this summer to students in rising PreK through Grade 9. In addition, we will offer new single day trip adventures throughout the summer months! Descriptions of all the camps and trips, as well as related logistical information, can be found on the Summer Camps page.
     Register by using the "Register Now" button on the Brookwood website. We are confident these are the most unique camps on all of the North Shore, so don't miss an opportunity to get your child signed-up. Space is limited.    
Open gate on Dan Wise Way
Lower School and Middle School parents arriving for dismissal should feel free to open the gate on Dan Wise Way if they arrive and it is closed. The gates are not locked.