Saturday, May 6
5:45-10:00 p.m. PA Spring Auction Fundraiser, Liston Commons, Crate Family Town Square
Sunday, May 7
10:00 p.m. Online Auction ends
Monday, May 8
All School themed casual dress day: Brookwood Spirit
3:00-4:00 p.m. No Chess after-school class
Tuesday, May 9
8:45-11:30 a.m. Admissions Open Classrooms
Wednesday, May 10
All School themed casual dress day: Mismatch Patterns
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Parents' Association School Store open by library
9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Gr. 2 field trip to Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester
Thursday, May 11
Special Event Dress only for Middle and Upper School students
9:15 a.m. School Meeting
Friday, May 12
Special Event Dress for all students
8:00-10:00 a.m. Parents' Association School Store open in School Meeting House
12:00 noon Dismissal All Grades
No afternoon bus service
No After-School Classes or Auxiliary Programs
No afternoon music or combo group lessons
Announcements & Head of School time
Harold W. Wise Declamation Contest
As a part of their study of themselves as learners, Middle Schoolers explore the concept and benefits of Mindfulness.
Five bean minestrone soup, Grilled chicken breast, Penne with homemade Alfredo sauce, Pasta, Steamed broccoli, Tuna sliders, Strawberry shortcake
Chicken tortilla soup, Greek steak tacos, Vegetable nacho pie, Pasta, Garlic green beans, Veggie flatbread WEDNESDAY
Vegetable noodle soup, BBQ chicken, Macaroni and cheese, Pasta, Collard greens, Egg salad
sliders, Fruit saladTHURSDAY
Latin Inspired menu courtesy of the Grade 7 Spanish class: Columbian ajiaco, Spanish chicken and rice, Argentine empanada casserole, Mexican potatoes, Bolivian plantains, Alfajores, CookiesFRIDAY
Noon dismissal - No lunch served
Save the Dates!
Our Parents' Association Health and Wellness committee has organized two Student-Parent/ Special Friend Yoga afternoons with our very own Ms. Shea. All students must be accompanied by an adult. The yoga portion of the event will be from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. and then healthy snacks and drinks will be offered.
Friday, May 19 3:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.,
Middle and Upper School Students
Friday, June 2 3:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.,
Lower School Students
More details will be sent closer to the events.
PA President Alison Harden and Anne Bolno are among the many volunteers working hard and gearing up for this Saturday's auction. Check out some of the unique items in the lobby and start your bidding today!
Commadore Tim Wright congratulates this year's Recess Regatta winners (from left) Janet A., Hannah S., Waters L., Pearce D., and the Grade 3 boat raced by Sophia H. and Phoebe C. with an assist from Wells G.
Head of School Laura Caron and Head for the Day Cameron R. (center) gather with friends before heading out for lunch.
Allen Williamson '05 returned to Brookwood for a visit and caught up with former teachers Monika Carbochova, Tim Wright, and Debbie Gantt.
Jay Sweet '84 returned to campus to reflect on how his experience at Brookwood set the stage for him to tackle creative projects like revitalizing the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals. Thank you, Jay, for sharing such inspiring stories!
Derby party this Saturday, May 6
We are off to the Races on Saturday night! It's not too late to buy your tickets! www.501auctions.com/offtotheraces
BID BID BID!
Online bidding continues until Sunday, May 7 at 10:00 p.m. Please make time to peruse the extensive list of items. There is something for everyone!
Get even more excited for the auction party and check out our Live! Auction Items!
Brookwood Fund: Make it Happen in May!
81% of current parents have made their gift - thank you! If you haven't made your gift, answer the call from your fellow Trustees and Division Representatives and participate today in the Make It Happen In May push to increase current parent participation.
Brookwood Fund participation at any level matters. It's true: gifts of all sizes are what make the Fund special. The most important Brookwood Fund number is the percentage of people who participate, because high participation shows a community that is fully committed! Which class will achieve 100% first?
Brookwood needs your help to achieve 100% participation. Together we can. Show your support by making your gift today
Volunteers needed on Grandparents' Day
Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day is next Friday, May 12!
We are looking for parents volunteers to help with registration from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Please email Eliza Cowan at email@example.com if you are able to help.
Spring Book Fair on May 17 and 18
Join us at the Spring Book Fair in the Library on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18. Plan on plenty of great reading selections for those lazy days of summer and for wherever you love to curl up with a book . . . at the beach, in a hammock or in a tree fort. See the Book Fair Class Schedule.
Upper School students can enjoy a light breakfast on Wednesday morning, May 17, in the Shlopak Library from 7:45-8:20 a.m. while they browse the latest YA literature (and some old favorites).
For reading ideas check the 2017 Suggested Summer Reading Lists that are available on the library website. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Geraty in the library. See you there!
Meet and greet with Annie Johnson,
Interim Head of Upper School 2017-2018
Upper School parents are invited to a meet and greet with Annie Johnson, Interim Head of Upper School 2017-2018, on Thursday, May 18 from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. (prior to the Gr 5-6 transition coffee) or on
Friday, May 19 from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. (prior to the Gr 6-7 math transition coffee).
Sign up now for Summer at Brookwood 2017
Don't miss out on the opportunity to register your Brookwood student for the amazing camps offered during Summer at Brookwood 2017! Several classes are filling fast including Nature's Palette, Brookwood in Revue, Soccer, Under the Sea, Eric Carle, Harry Potter, and Lego Land!
Visit the Brookwood website - Summer Camps
- to learn the details of all the specialty camps and day trips we are offering this summer to students in rising PreK through Grade 9. 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.