Monday, October 31
Relaxed dress day if you wear Halloween colors (purple, orange and black)
12:00 p.m. Halloween Parade
Tuesday, November 1
10:15-11:15 a.m. Little Herons Program, Science gym/outdoors
12:00-2:30 p.m. Grade 1 field trip to Wellspring House to plant bulbs
Wednesday, November 2
8:00-9:15 a.m. Coffee & Conversation with Laura, Liston Commons
Thursday, November 3
10:00 a.m. School Meeting
Friday, November 4
9:30-11:50 a.m. Grade 6 field trip to Turtle Cove
12:30-2:45 p.m. Kindergarten field trip to Cox Reservation, Essex
2:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m./9:21 p.m. Grade 8 Studio Art field trip
| Announcements & Head of School Time
Ms. CaronVisiting Scientists
Ms. BellD-Zign Girlz
Ms. Johnson, Mr. LehrerMath Mystery
MC-squared and Ms. Burke Faculty Shootout
Featuring the Brookwood Cheerleaders, the Concert Band, and Mr. Wellington
Special Halloween menu: Vampire blood soup, Frankenweenies, Crispy bugs, Creepy cheesy macaroni, Zombie brains, Mummies sliders, Ice cream bars
Corn and potato chowder, Roast turkey and mashed potatoes, Homemade stuffing and cranberry sauce, Roasted fall veggies, Roast beef on foccacia
Chicken and rice, Asian BBQ sliders, Brown rice, Bean and cheese burritos, Peas and corn, Chicken bon me sandwich, Fruit salad
Pasta fagioli, Baked lasagna garlic bread, Homemade marinara, Acorn squash, Grilled veggie flatbread, Carnival cookies
Tomato soup, Buffalo chicken sandwich, Grilled cheese sandwich, Garlic green beans, Italian subs, Apple pie
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!
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!
Volunteers needed for the Tech-Know Faire!
Can you help out at Brookwood's Tech-Know Faire
on Saturday, November 5
? About half the volunteer spots are filled so helpers are needed! If you are able to volunteer, let us know: Sign up Genius
November 5: Brookwood's Tech-Know Faire
Calling tinkerers, makers, and inventors! Brookwood's first ever Tech-Know Faire
is 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!
Water bottles needed for doll project;
all set on Gatorade bottles
Dr. Oettinger is all set with Gatorade bottles. Thank you to everyone for your contributions!
For another Tech-Know Faire project Ms. Dawe is collecting
plastic water bottles. Please bring them to the collection box near the Grade 1 classrooms. Thank you!
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 this week, 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.
| Vote for Brookwood:
100% parent participation
Tuesday, November 8 marks Election Day AND 60 days until the end of our 100% in 100 Days current parent participation challenge. Show your love and support of Brookwood by making your pledge or gift.
We are currently at 24%. Brookwood needs your help to achieve 100% participation. Together we can. Show your support by pledging or making your gift today.
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.