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Brookwood Elementary School - December 3, 2021

Mark Your Calendar:

  • December 6 - Specials: K,1,4,5 - Day 9; 2-3 - Day 4
  • December 7 - Specials: K,1,4,5 - Day 1; 2-3 - Day 5
  • December 8 - Specials: K,1,4,5 - Day 2; 2-3 - Day 6
  • December 9 - Specials: K,1,4,5 - Day 3; 2-3 - Day 7
  • December 9 - Candlelight Luncheon for students
  • December 10 - Specials: K,1,4,5 - Day 4; 2-3 - Day 8
  • December 10 - Candlelight Luncheon for students
  • December 14 - 6:30 pm - 5th Grade Chorus and Guitar Club Performance at Grace Church
  • December 15 - K-2 Winter Class Parties (information coming home from your child's teacher)
  • December 16 - 3-5 Winter Class Parties (information coming home from your child's teacher)
  • December 16 - Dogwood Pizza Night
  • December 17 - School-wide Polar Express Day - Wear your PJs!
  • December 20 - January 5 - Winter Break - Student & Staff Holidays
  • January 6 - Begin Second Semester
  • January 24 - Good News Club/Kids Life begins meeting again

Brookwood High School SGA Movie Night

Grab a blanket and join the BHS Student Government Association for a Home Alone Movie Night on Saturday, December 4th from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Brookwood High School Commons. A $5 donation is requested upon entry to benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

BROOKWOOD ELEMENTARY NEEDS YOU!

Brookwood Elementary is looking for an additional cafeteria monitor in the Colt Cafe'. Cafeteria monitors work during school hours and only on days that students are in school.


If you are interested in applying to be Brookwood Elementary's next cafeteria monitor, please contact Bridget Fagan (770-736-4360) in the front office.

Candlelight Luncheon

Brookwood Elementary School will be having a special Candlelight Luncheon for our students on December 9th and 10th . Each class will have an assigned day where students get to eat in the decorated cafeteria. While we are not able to welcome visitors for this luncheon, we are excited about creating a special memory for the students.
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Brookwood Elementary's Polar Express Day

On Friday, December 17th, Brookwood Elementary will be celebrating the arrival of Winter Break with a school-wide Polar Express Day! Students are encouraged to wear pajamas for this day of fun winter-themed activities.

A Message from the Clinic - Donations Needed!

The Brookwood Elementary clinic is in need of donations of pants or shorts. There have been a lot of accidents, milk spills, muddy clothes, and bloody noses. Unreturned clothes have depleted our clinic supply of extra changes.


All sizes of boys' and girls' athletic-type pants or shorts are needed. Donations can be sent in with students or dropped off at the Brookwood Elementary front office.

Bidding for Good

Bid on unique experiences in support of the Brookwood Schools Foundation. Proceeds help to support all of the schools in the Brookwood Cluster. Click on the links below to bid on the following experiences at Brookwood Elementary School:


Yearbook Now on Sale

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


Place your order TODAY to purchase this year's yearbook for the low price for $38.00. (Credit card installment plan is available.)

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

Join the BES Relay for Life Team!

Cancer has touched many of the staff of Brookwood Elementary School in some way. To help fight back, Brookwood Elementary has committed to raise funds and participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event. The Brookwood Elementary Relay for Life team has set the goal to raise $10,000 for Relay for Life this year! You can help us meet our goal in a few ways:


  • Join our Team - Go to the Relay for Life website and become a member of our team.
  • Make a Donation - We are accepting donations via our team website.
  • Support our Fundraising Events - Be on the lookout for BES Relay for Life fundraisers in the future including a t-shirt sale.

PTA Announcements

Sign up for Amazon Smile

As you are shopping during this holiday season, help support Brookwood Elementary's PTA every time you shop at Amazon! Go to the Amazon Smile website and search for Brookwood Es PTA. Amazon will donate to our PTA without additional cost to you!

Support PTA with Kroger Rewards

You can now help support Brookwood Elementary PTA just by shopping at Kroger! Just enroll your Kroger rewards card to Brookwood Elementary PTA. (Don't have a Kroger rewards card? Stop by the Customer Service Desk at your favorite Kroger!) Watch the video below to see how to enroll via the app.
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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!

From the Community

Gwinnett Community Services Calendar of Events

Gwinnett County Community Services has released their December Calendar of Events. For more information and to register, go to GwinnettCommunityServices.com.

Brookwood Lacrosse Association

Registration is now open for Brookwood Lacrosse's Spring 2022 season. Boys and girls in grades kindergarten - eighth grade of all skill levels are welcome to join. For more information, please view the flyer or go to the Brookwood Lacrosse Association website.

Charles Minter Tae Kwon Do Karate

Charles Minter Karate is offering Tae Kwon Do classes through Gwinnett Parks & Recreation. For locations and more information, please view the flyer. Registration is online at the Gwinnett Parks website and Charles Minter website.