March 25, 2022
- March 29 & 30 - Lunch Visitors Welcome
- March 29 - Dogwood Pizza Night
- March 31 - Boosterthon Fun Run - Visitors welcome for Fun Run (No Lunch Visitors) - Please see Fun Run Schedule below.
- April 1 - Lunch Visitors Welcome
- April 4-8 - Spring Break
- April 12 - Brookwood Elementary Spring Family Picnic - Grades 1 & 4
- April 13 - Brookwood Elementary Spring Family Picnic - Grades 2 & 3
- April 14 - Brookwood Elementary Spring Family Picnic - Grades K & 5
- April 15 - Brookwood Elementary Spring Family Picnic Rain Date
- April 21 - May 13 - Gr. 3-5 Georgia Milestones EOG Assessment (info below)
Congratulations Science Olympiad Team!
Congratulations to Brookwood Elementary's Science Olympiad Team and coaches, Dr. Leyah Nicometi and Julie Tansill! The BES team competed Saturday, March 19th in the Regional Competition at Brookwood High School. Team members participated in individual science and STEM task and knowledge-based events. After a day of competition, the team took home many awards including Region Champions!
The team is moving on to state competition at the Georgia Elementary Science Olympiad Competition in May at Kennesaw University!
Thank you for attending Spotlight on Learning!
Thank you Brookwood families for attending Thursday night's Spotlight on Learning! We loved sharing some fun ways to practice reading and math skills. Take a look at the fun that was had during Spotlight on Learning.
You are invited to Boosterthon Fun Run!
Parents are invited to come cheer on their student during the Boosterthon Fun Run. Please check in at the front office with your picture ID. Our staff will direct you to the Fun Run from there.
Please send your child to school with an identifiable water bottle for the Fun Run. Please help your child's teacher by labeling the bottle with your child's name.
GCPS Perception Surveys: Opportunity to Review Student Survey
Each year, to help improve our schools, Gwinnett County Public Schools collects feedback from our families, students, and staff members about their school experience. This year, the school district is giving Educational Effectiveness Surveys (EES) to get feedback on nine characteristics of high-performing schools.
Here are key dates and important information regarding the survey process for our families, students, and staff:
- March 14-April 2: Family Survey is open. (GCPS will send you a SchoolMessenger link to the survey on March 14. The survey—available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese—also will be available in the Parent Portal.)
- March 23-April 20: Student Survey is open for students in grades 4-8. (This survey will be available in the Student Portal.)
Georgia Milestones Assessment for 3rd - 5th Grade
The Georgia Milestones End of Grade Assessment will be administered to all students in 3rd - 5th grade from April 21 - May 13, 2022. Third and fourth grade will test over five days in the subject areas of Reading, Language Arts, and Math. Fifth grade will test in the subjects of Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science over six days. For further information, please view your student's Georgia Milestones Grade Level page linked below.
Download a copy of the 2022 Georgia Milestones Calendar by clicking on the image below.
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: email@example.com
Bridget Fagan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiffany Pruitt: email@example.com
Debbie Taylor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the BES Relay for Life Team!
Information has come home with your 5th grade student from the Brookwood cluster middle schools. You can find information about important dates and events below and on the Rising 6th Grade page on the Brookwood Elementary website.
Future Crews Middle School Students - Don't Forget to Complete Your Connections Preference Survey
Rising 6th graders at Crews Middle School must complete their Connections Preference Survey by April 1, 2022.
- Review the descriptions of the connections.
- Complete the Rising 6th Grade Connections Preference Survey.
To sign up for Crew Middle School's band, orchestra, or chorus, please complete the Golden Ticket by April 1st.
Join Crews Middle School's Bronco Orchestra
Crews Middle School invites you and your rising 6th grader to meet the orchestra teachers and learn more about the Bronco Orchestra. Your student will be participating in a Zoom visit with the Crews Middle School's orchestra teachers during an upcoming music class.
You and your student will also have the opportunity to try out orchestra instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo events:
- Thursday, March 31, 5-7pm
Crews Middle School Chorus
At Crews Middle School, the Chorus meets as a class during the school day. Students interested in joining the Crews Chorus can learn more about the program at the Crews Chorus website. Students will have the opportunity to sign up for all performing arts programs at the end of March.
Do you enjoy nature and science? Sign up for Nature of Science at Crews Middle School!
Rising 6th graders at Crews Middle School have the opportunity to sign up for a new connections class called Nature of Science. During this class, students will focus on the natural world, manage the Crews Student Garden, and solve problems found in nature.
Interested students can select this class when completing their Connections Preference Survey later in March.
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Brookwood Bronco 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
The Brookwood Bronco 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run will be held at Brookwood High School on Saturday, May 7th. Runners of all ages are invited to participate. For more information, please view the flier and registration form.
Brookwood Volleyball Academy
Brookwood Volleyball Academy is now enrolling for 2nd - 8th grade students. Sessions began on March 21 at Brookwood High School. For more information and the registration form, please view the Brookwood Volleyball Academy flier. Space is limited so register early!
2022 Bronco Aces
Bronco Aces Club is for future Brookwood Bronco tennis players ages 14 and under. They will be hosting the Bronco Aces Tennis Fun Days on Sunday, March 27th. Elementary and middle school students will get a chance to receive instruction from the Brookwood Tennis Coaches as well as the Brookwood JV and Varsity tennis teams. For more information and registration, please view the flyer or go to the Brookwood Tennis website.
Cars for a Cause
- Earlybird Registration – $20 – Online registration available now through Saturday, April 16th.
- Registration Day of Event – $25 – Registration will be available the day of the event starting at 9:00am.
Join the GCPS Team as a School Custodian
Middle School Summer Adventures: Career Exploration at Maxwell High School of Technology
The Summer Adventure Career Exploration at Maxwell High School will run May 31 - June 3 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. The Career Exploration programs are designed for current 5th - 8th graders. Students can choose to explore programs in the careers of animation, automotive services, cosmetology, culinary arts, and more. For more information , go to the Middle School Summer Adventure website. Registration opens March 1 on MyPaymentsPlus.