Week of April 17 - 21, 2017

No School - Patriot's Day

Miso soup, Yakitori chicken with sticky rice, Vegetable fried rice, Sushi bar, Veggie stir fry, Tuna sliders
Vegetable rice soup, Taco pizza, Three-cheese Pizza, Pasta, Steamed broccoli with lemon, Roast beef on foccacia, Fruit salad
Chicken noodle soup, Sloppy Joes, Veggie Joes,  Oven fries, Pasta, Grilled zucchini and summer squash, Italian subs, Pineapple slices

Earth Day: Brookwood's own tomato soup, Stuffed zucchini, Farm vegetable frittata, Orzo pasta, Roasted spring vegetables, Grilled veggie wraps, Honey glazed green tea cake

In preparation for Earth Day, buddies work together to paint a mural inspired by nature.
Brookwood recitals 2017

     Brookwood recitals are next week on April 25, 26, and 28. Please note, recitals are a Special Event Dress Day and will be 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
     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, and 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.
     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!    
Thank you Art Department volunteers

The Art Department extends a big thank you to Anna Maria Giugliano, James Barrett, Danielle Barzykowski, Elia Ciampitti, Sandi Falvey, Cynthia Graff, Susan McKinnon and Heidi Rubin, our parent art committee!  These parents come in week after week and help in the art room behind the scenes.  We are so grateful for their assistance. -- Kathy Stewart, Suzanne Kelsey and Annabel Wildrick

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. 
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.