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Brookwood Elementary School - August 13, 2021

Mark Your Calendar:

  • August 16 - Specials: K-1 - Day 1; 2-5 - Day 8
  • August 17 - Specials: K-1 - Day 2; 2-5 - Day 9
  • August 17 - K - 2 VIRTUAL Curriculum Night 6:30 pm
  • August 18 - Specials: K-1 - Day 3; 2-5 - Day 10
  • August 19 - Specials: K-1 - Day 4; 2-5 - Day 1
  • August 19 - 3 - 5 VIRTUAL Curriculum Night 6:30 pm
  • August 20 - Specials: K-1 - Day 5; 2-5 - Day 2
  • August 31 - Dogwood Pizza Night
  • September 6 - Labor Day - Student & Staff Holiday
  • September 14 - Digital Learning Day #1

2021 VIRTUAL Curriculum Nights

Dear Brookwood Elementary Families,

For planning purposes, Brookwood Elementary has proactively decided to change Curriculum Night at school to a virtual event again this year. Each teacher will provide you with a Zoom link via email for his or her Curriculum Night presentation. Zoom links will also be posted on the teacher's eCLASS page. The original schedule is shown below for each of the nights.

  • Tuesday, AUG 17: Kindergarten – 2nd Grade at 6:30 pm
  • Thursday, AUG 19: 3rd Grade- 5th Grade at 6:30 pm

We look forward to sharing with you the Brookwood way of teaching and inspiring our students.

Karen Lillard
Principal
Brookwood Elementary School

Chromebook Reminder

2nd - 5th Grade Families,


Please remember that Chromebooks checked out from Brookwood Elementary for the staggered start must be returned to the school once the student begins in-person learning.

A MESSAGE FROM The BES HEALTH RESPONSE TEAM

Did you know that Brookwood ES has a Health Response Team (HRT) which manages and communicates COVID related information with staff, students and parents? The HRT gathers information, conducts contact investigations and communicates as needed. In the next few months, it is important that you continue to alert the school if your child develops symptoms or tests positive for the virus.

Common symptoms include:

Fever (100.4 or higher), Cough, Shortness of breath, muscle/body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, congestion/runny nose, nausea/vomiting, sore throat, fatigue


Brookwood ES HRT Members:

Brookwood ES: 770-736-4360

Brooke Ahlers: brooke.ahlers@gcpsk12.org

Bridget Fagan: bridget.fagan@gcpsk12.org

Tiffany Pruitt: tiffany.pruitt@gcpsk12.org

Debbie Taylor: debbie.taylor@gcpsk12.org

Brookwood Elementary is a PBIS School!!

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a school-wide behavior system that focuses on establishing a climate in which appropriate behavior is the norm. Expectations are taught, modeled, acknowledged, monitored, and then retaught as necessary. At Brookwood Elementary, PBIS focuses on all students being Respectful, Responsible, and Ready. The three R’s are expected in all settings of the school as evidenced on the school-wide behaviorial matrix

Buy your Yearbook Now and Save!

The 2021- 2022 Brookwood Elementary Yearbook is now available for pre-order! Order early to ensure your child gets a book in May.


Get your yearbook NOW for the lowest price of the year. Place your order by August 27th to purchase this year's yearbook for only $32.00!

Celebrate Your 5th Grader in the Yearbook!

Make your 5th Grader's Brookwood Elementary School yearbook even more special! Purchasing a 5th Grade Ad in Brookwood Elementary School's yearbook is a great way for parents, families and friends to commemorate the important milestone of the completion of elementary school.


Create and purchase your 5th grade ad between now and September 27th to receive the EARLY DISCOUNT! This year we have two ad sizes to choose from:

  • 1/4 Page - $20 (After September 27th - $30)
  • 1/8 Page - $12 (After September 27th - $20)

Go to the Jostens website to purchase your ad before the price goes up!

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PTA Announcements

Join PTA

Have you joined Brookwood Elementary's awesome PTA? It is not too late! Go to the PTA website to purchase your membership and help support the students and staff of Brookwood Elementary school!

PTA Spirit Wear Sale Extended

PTA has extended the deadline to purchase Brookwood Elementary Spiritwear. You may continue to order online until August 20th. All orders will be delivered to classrooms on September 16th.

From the Community

Brookwood High School SGA Movie Night

Brookwood High School's Student Government Association is hosting a family fun movie night for the whole Brookwood Cluster on Friday, August 20th at 7:00-10:00 PM at the BHS Practice Field. BHS SGA will show the movie Luca as well as fun activities for the entire family including food, games, and bouncy houses.


$5 donations will be accepted at the entrance. All proceeds will go to benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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