Monday, October 24
No School for Upper School, Grades 6-8
Grade 8, Secondary School visit day
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Grades 6 and 7 Parent/Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, October 25
No School for Gr. 8; Secondary School visit day
12:00 p.m. Dismissal for Grades PreK-7
12:00 p.m. Bus service available
12:00-3:00 p.m. Lunch and Programs for students by pre-registration only
1:00-6:00 p.m. Grades PreK-8 Parent/Teacher Conferences; Drop-in childcare during conferences available in DiCroce Library
3:00-6:00 p.m. REACH and Homework Club available following afternoon programs
No Boston Children's Theatre and Yoga Teens after-school classes
Wednesday, October 26
No School for All Grades
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Grades PreK-8 Parent Teacher Conferences
Drop-in childcare during conferences available in DiCroce Library
Thursday, October 27
10:00 a.m. School Meeting
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PreK field trip to Appleton Farms
Friday, October 28
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kindergarten field trip to Appleton Farms
6:00-9:00 p.m. Fall Dance, Grades 7 and 8
September, October, November BirthdaysAnnouncements & Head of School Time
Ms. CaronMystery Book of the Month
Ms. Baker (DHI)Handbells
Mrs. Gantt (BFG) Handbells
Ms. Baker (ACE)Song: Opportunity
Michael M.Song: Never Forget You
Story M. Steel drums
Grade 5 (B)
| Grade 3 teacher Jen Cunningham-Butler tells of a rare Nashville Warbler who paid an unexpected visit to the 3A's outdoor classroom.|
Cream of broccoli soup, Pulled BBQ pork sandwich and corn bread, Veggie burgers, Collard greens, Tuna salad sliders, Grapes
Noon dismissal, No lunch served; Parent-Teacher Conferences
No School - Parent Teacher Conferences
Brunch for lunch: Pancakes with Vermont maple syrup, Veggie egg strada, Hash browns, Strawberry smoothie, Grilled veggie wraps, Apple and pear crisp
Chicken noodle soup, Philly cheese steaks, Spicy chick peas and Basmati rice, Veggie medley, Cajun chicken wraps, Ice cream bar
Correction- The next PA Meeting is Thursday, November 17 not November 10.
Attention Lovers of Student Art
The Art committee is looking for a few more volunteers. Join the committee and be one of the first to view our student's IMPRESSIVE artwork, work with one of our three amazingly creative art teachers, use your inner art design and hang the art throughout the building. Simply, be part of the beauty of Brookwood Art!!! If you are interested please email Eliza Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org.SHOP to Support Brookwood
If your family shops at Stop-N-Shop, you can easily support Brookwood's PA! At the beginning of every school year, parents can access Stop-N-Shop online and input their information. Our school code is TLMY.
Crosby's receipts and box tops-
Collection boxes are in the front lobby for your Crosby's receipts and Box Tops for Education. Please don't throw them away!
First graders welcome Ms. Dawe back after her trip to Rwanda
Head of School for a day Kaia S., welcomes visiting Guatemalan student
Mila to the School Meeting crowd.
Pianist Nina Ott
performs Afro Cuban jazz at School Meeting.---------------------------------------------------------------
Follow Brookwood to see more photos and BPOD (Brookwood Photo Of the Day)!
Sixth graders compete in their first soccer and field hockey games on Brookwood's turf
Submit your sibling admissions applications
The Admissions Office is gearing up for another season and will be calling to schedule sibling screenings and admissions visits for all grades during the first week of November.
If you have not filled out an application, please do so soon. Click for an updated version of the Brookwood Admissions Process.
Help us get 100% Parent Participation!
We are enormously grateful to those of you that have taken the lead and contributed. Parents, won't you join us in reaching our goal of 100% current parent participation in 100 days?
Move the mark in your child's division. (The chart below reflects the overall parent percentage total as well as the percentage totals for each division.) Pledge or make your gift to the Brookwood Fund today.
Nov. 2: Coffee & Conversation with Laura
Please join Head of School Laura Caron for this year's first Parent Coffee & Conversation on Wednesday, November 2 from 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. in the Liston Commons.
In her continued effort to hear from and get to know our parent community, this casual gathering will allow time for mingling among friends, old and new, followed by a conversation facilitated by Laura on issues of importance to the group. Hope to see you there!
October 25 (1:00-6:00 p.m.) & October 26 (8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.):
Drop-in childcare during conferences is available in DiCroce library. There is no need to sign up ahead of time and there is no fee. March 13-17, 2017
: Brookwood will offer one full week of March Break Camp (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) throughout this week (the first week of Brookwood's March Break). Plan your spring vacation accordingly! More details to come in January. Please contact Justin Zappia or Katie Ober with any questions or for more information.
Invite family, friends and neighbors to
Brookwood's November 5 Tech-Know Faire
Calling tinkerers, makers, and inventors! Mark your calendars for Brookwood's first ever Tech-Know Faire
on Saturday, November 5
from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Organized around the notion of "Designing for Purpose," this event for makers of all ages will feature a two-hour morning of fun and educational, hands-on projects, each with a unique benefit to the community. Maker-spaces, 3-D printing, and invention booths are just some of the exciting opportunities for kids.
The Tech-Know Faire is free and open to the public so spread the word and invite family and friends. Join us and be a part of this great family event!
Volunteers are needed for the Faire. If you are able to help out, let us know: Sign up Genius
Please bring in your empty plastic bottles
For a Tech-Know Faire
project Dr. Oettinger is collecting 20-ounce Gatorade bottles. Collection boxes are in the slate lobby and by the athletic fields.
Also, Ms. Dawe is collecting plastic water bottles for another project. Please bring them to the collection box near the Grade 1 classrooms. Thank you!
Time to order students' school pictures
Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of your order. Another important date to keep in mind is December 4, 2016, which is the last day to place an order and receive it in time for the holidays.
All Brookwood parents should have received an email on October 4 from our school photo company, Coffee Pond Photography. Per the email's instructions, to see your child's portraits please visit Coffeepond and click on the "Order Central" tab. In the drop down menu select "School Portraits" and follow the instructions. You will be prompted to enter your assigned password in order to see your child's portraits.
If you have any questions, visit the FAQ section of the Coffee Pond website, email email@example.com, or call at (800)- 632-2323, ext. 0 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.