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Issue 18: January 11, 2019

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Plan Your Year in Advance

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Important Dates to Remember

January 8-16 - Super Kids-Super Sharing Collection (see article below)

January 17, Brookwood Science Fair Judging - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

January 25, Mother/Son Night

January 31, Honoring our Heroes Reception

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Specials Schedule for January 14-18

January 14: G

January 15: A

January 16: B

January 17: C

January 18: D

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Brookwood's 2019 Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Brookwood’s 2019 Spelling Bee Finalists. Anish Raja from Mrs. Watson’s 4th grade class will represent Brookwood in the Forsyth County District Spelling Bee on January 26 at Denmark High School. Madeline DeShong from Mrs. Johnston’s 4th grade class will be our alternate if Anish is unable to attend.

Way to go Bobcats! Best of luck!

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Science Fair Information

The First Annual Brookwood Science Fair is Thursday, January 17, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m..

Science Fair projects will need to be dropped off no later than 4:45 p.m.. You will be provided a number. Please go to the cafeteria and find that number on a table. That is where the display should be set up. Nothing besides the tri-fold board may be present. (Research paper and notebook only may be placed in front of the tri-fold, if you have them.)

Parents may not be present while judging is taking place. Students can expect an interview with a judge. This will account for 25% of the overall score.

1st and 2nd place ribbons will be awarded for each grade level. If students from different grade levels worked together, the project will be evaluated at the higher grade level. Brookwood may send only the two highest scoring projects overall on to the county/regional science fair in February.

Parents, we will have a space available for you to wait. We will announce when judging is complete, and you may join your student and view projects at that time.

We are very excited to hold our first science fair. Every student participant will have many reasons to be proud. Thank you for your support and encouragement of your student!

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Super Kids-Super Sharing

Brookwood is taking part in a Super Bowl project to help local children in need. It’s called Super Kids-Super Sharing. You can help by donating gently used or new items including:


Sports Equipment

School Supplies


We have teamed up with the National Football League, the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, Verizon and Infinite Energy Center’s Forum for Super Kids-Super Sharing. Catch the Super Bowl Spirit and help others in our local community.

As we start the New Year, it’s a great time to donate those things which are awesome but not currently being used in your home. Maybe Aunt Suzy and Grandma both gave the same books this year. Please donate items that are new or gently used.

Our collection will be now through January 16.

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Mother/Son Night-January 25

Calling all Brookwood Moms and Sons to join us for a fun filled evening

January 25 ~ 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a show by the Reptile Wrangler and dessert with Dojo!

Tickets can only be purchased at https://brookwoodpto.com and are $15/Mother-Son

Please select with session you and your date(s) would like to attend

Session 1: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Session 2: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Session 3: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

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Brookwood Elementary is Offering Yearbooks!

Brookwood Elementary is selling all-color, hardcover yearbooks for only $30. To purchase one, please visit https://www2.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome. Please note only online sales are available.
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Lambert Parent Lunch N' Learn

Topic: “Helping Your Child Manage Stress and Anxiety”

Presenters: Keisha Carter Brown, LCSW and Jennifer Butzen LPC of Thriveworks, Cumming

Date: January 23, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m., Lambert Cafeteria

Children and adults manage stress and anxiety in healthy and unhealthy ways. Helping children learn to manage stress is key to helping them cope. Reducing your child’s exposure to contributing stressors may help with stress management. It may also minimize the risk for anxiety and/or depression. Join us for this informative session and learn how you can help your child manage and conquer stress and anxiety. Bring your lunch and we will provide dessert and a drink. Sign-up to attend at https://tinyurl.com/LLParentMeeting. For questions please contact Venecia Foster, School Social Worker at (678) 965-5050, ext. 411249.

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Partners in Education (PIE)

Platinum: $1,000

Bubba's Pet Emporium - 11877 Douglas Road - 678-393-8333

Karate Atlanta - 2596 Peachtree Parkway - 770-888-9220

Edible Arrangements - 2631 Peachtree Parkway - 678-947-6088

Greenfeet Lawncare - 1066 Union Center - 770-619-2929

Shaping Minds - 3630 Peachtree Parkway - 770-573-9560

Stars and Strikes - 133 Merchants Square - 678-965-5707

Gold: $500

Dojo - 3130 Mathis Airport Parkway - 678-208-0295

Omega Learning Center - 2585 Peachtree Parkway - 770-205-5586

Chick-fil-A - 3643 Peachtree Parkway - 770-813-1594

TCBY - 2615 Peachtree Parkway - 678-947-0540

Mangia - 5354 McGinnis Ferry Road - 770-619-9797

City Barbeque- 4210 Johns Creek Parkway - 770-284-3115

Culvers - 3135 Peachtree Parkway - 678-807-8389

Green: $250

N-Step Dance Academy - 2632 Peachtree Parkway - 770-886-6500

SAM Math - McGinnis Ferry Road - 770-406-1594

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