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Brookwood Buzz

Winter Break is almost upon us, and the Brookwood community continues to buzz with excitement as 2018 nears. Here are some recent highlights from across campus.
Today marks the first day of December, with only 10 more school days before we depart for Winter Break. Oh what a busy and exciting two weeks we have here at Brookwood! This newsletter, in particular, is packed with lots of ways to engage with and give back to our community. For example, 1st graders are collecting new or gently used books for... Read more »
Dr. JoAnn Deak, an internationally recognized expert on child development, joined Brookwood’s faculty Monday for what several teachers have described as the most valuable professional-development day of their careers. Dr. Deak immersed our faculty in the science of brain development, dispensing volumes of practical advice on research-based... Read more »
On behalf of the Parents' Association, I am thrilled to share with you the incredible outcome of our Thanksgiving Food Drive to support The Open Door Pantry in Gloucester. Last Friday, after two weeks of collecting, the 3rd grade sorted and graphed all of the canned goods and the 5th grade weighed each item and helped load the donations into the... Read more »
November is a busy (and exciting!) month at Brookwood. Here are a few recent highlights. On Thursday, 4th grade students (pictured above) made Greek Satyr Chorus Masks with Eric Rothstein from Behind the Mask, who also performed at School Meeting. After Thanksgiving Break, students will incorporate the masks into their ancient Greek myth films.... Read more »
FACULTY IN FOCUS offers a deeper look into what motivates our teachers, what they bring to the classroom, and why they love teaching Brookwood kids. This week, Mrs. Light shares her perspective with us.