Monday, November 21
8:30-11:45 a.m. Middle School, Dream Team Workshop/relaxed dress day
9:45-11:00 a.m. Middle School off-campus
Tuesday, November 22
10:15-11:15 a.m. Little Herons Outdoor Explorers
2:15 p.m. Thanksgiving Assembly
3:00 p.m. Dismissal for all grades; Thanksgiving
3:00 p.m. Bus Service available
3:00-5:00 p.m. After-School Programs PreK-8 available
Music lessons or combos by individual arrangement with instructors
Wednesday, November 23
Thursday, November 24
Thanksgiving - No School
Friday, November 25
Monday, November 28
No School - Faculty Workshop
Tuesday, November 29
Announcements & Head of School time
November 22: Special Faculty, Staff, Administration Thanksgiving Assembly for Students
Ms. CaronSteel drums
Lower school teachersSong: Every Day by Buddy Holly
Mr. Dobson, Mr. Luman, Dr. Oettinger, Mr. LehrerCloser video
Mr. Luman, Mr. Lehrer, Ms. Keoplin, Mr. SmithBig Kids video
Mr. Luman, Ms. HambrechtSong
Ms. Wilson, Ms. Alexander, Mrs. Smith, Ms. EdwardsSong
Mrs. Gantt, Mrs. Evans, Mr. Tighe, Mr. DeminskiSong
Ms. Edwards, Mrs. Marrero, Ms. Alexander, Mrs. Buchan, Ms. Perkins, Mrs. Wildrick, Ms. Cardarelli, Mr. Fodeman Song
Ms. Ober '08
Election Day was bustling with energy at Brookwood as kids of all ages learned what it means to participate in democracy.
Miso tofu soup, Beef and broccoli, Spicy chick peas and sticky rice, Veggie stir fry, Tuna salad sliders, Grapes
Cream of broccoli soup, Chicken fingers, Rice pilaf, Bean and rice burritos, Sautéed kale, Cajun chicken wraps, Ice cream bar
No School - Happy Thanksgiving
Holiday poinsettia sale
Support the Brookwood Parents' Association and purchase your Holiday Poinsettias.
Orders are due the week after Thanksgiving, Thursday, December 1 by 4:00 p.m.
Print this order form
so you do not miss out on these beautiful plants.
Please drop off completed forms and payment in the basket located in the front lobby
near the PA Bulletin Board or mail to Brookwood School, One Brookwood Road,
Manchester, MA 01944. See order form for details and pick-up times on December 8 (only).
Many thanks to Brookwood parents Jeff and Kelly Kane, owners of Kane's Flower World in Danvers, for their generosity in once again supporting this Parents' Association fundraiser.SeaBags in the school store
New to the School Store and perfect for a holiday gift! We have SeaBags totes and zipper pouches in fun Brookwood designs. Be sure to stop by the School Store on December 8 and 9 to shop or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday's School Meeting got students moving with a presentation on Wampanoag culture.
(Photo by Max. P. '17)
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Second grade MC-Squared club announces recent winners of the mini math mystery. (Photo by Angie W. '17)
Spread the word: Open House this Saturday,
Help spread the word! Your referral of families to Brookwood is the greatest endorsement of the value of a Brookwood education.
If you know of any parents and students who are considering an independent school, please share your experiences with them and encourage them to join us for our Open House this Saturday, November 19 at 1:00 p.m.
Head of School Coffee, December 1:
The AISNE Process
Please mark your calendars to join us for an informational coffee on Thursday, December 1 at 8:30 a.m. in the Dodge Writing Center to discuss the accreditation process Brookwood just completed with the Association of Independent Schools of New England (AISNE).
An update from the Brookwood Fund
In the spirit of giving thanks, we have much to be grateful for in this wonderful community. The school is most thankful for how far this community has come since last year at this time.
We ask all members of the Brookwood community to make their gift or pledge in 100 days, by January 9, 2017. Early participation helps Brookwood plan for the year ahead and inspires others to give. 100% of the Board of Trustees and 100% of employees have committed their support. Parents, please join us today, together we can be 100% strong.
Holiday Book Fair, December 7-8
There are volunteer opportunities at the Holiday Book Fair. Come be a part of this great event.
Get your holiday shopping done early! On Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Parents' Association in conjunction with The Book Shop of Beverly Farms will once again hold a Holiday Book Fair in the front lobby.
Choose from a wide assortment of best-selling new fiction and nonfiction, cookbooks, autobiographies, sports collections, children's books, among other genres. This is a wonderful opportunity to do some book shopping and help our students. All proceeds from the event are used to help fund author visits and buy new books for classrooms.
We will take special orders before the fair and for the week following the fair, so if you'd like to support Brookwood, but don't see your title, please let us know.
If you have any questions, please email either Susan Pincus, Julie Bernier or Sheila Geraty.
Holiday deadline to order school portraits
Please remember that Sunday, December 4, 2016, is the last day to place an order if you want to receive your child(ren's) school portraits in time for the holidays.
Should you have any questions, visit the FAQ section of the Coffee Pond website, email email@example.com, or call (800)- 632-2323, ext. 0 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Parents learn about safety and youth sports
Thank you to our the Parents' Association''s Health and Wellness committee for organizing our wonderful panel of speakers Thursday, November 16! To hear more of the dynamic presentation on Navigating the world of youth sports: How to avoid over-use injuries and cultivate a safe, healthy and balanced practice,
click Dr. Joana Fraser
, Attending Physician in Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital; Laura Moretti,
Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Boston Children's Hospital; or Zola Solamente
, former US Women's National Soccer Team member, US Sports Envoy for the State Department in Sports Diplomacy, and North Shore coach.