At Brookwood, kids come first—not the test, not trophies, not to-do lists. We know how kids learn best. Every day, we use our expertise to challenge kids intellectually and ensure they feel valued so that they can grow into their best selves. Because when kids skip down hallways, learn with curiosity, think deeply, and take risks, they confidently walk into whatever’s next.
As we shared with our parent community this fall, after 12 years at Brookwood, Head of Upper School Annie Johnson will be leaving at the end of the academic year to fulfill a long-held dream of moving her family to Vermont. Annie’s move is deeply meaningful to her. In a heart-felt letter to colleagues, she wrote: “Vermont is, quite simply, the... Read more »
When classroom curriculum is interwoven with meaningful, authentic and rewarding community partnerships based on actual need, students learn civic responsibility, appreciate a sense of shared humanity, and strengthen our communities for the common good. For Brookwood's first graders, last week's Empty Bowls Dinner celebrated a year of... Read more »
Over Spring Break, 32 seventh and eighth graders studied abroad in China for seven days of cultural immersion. They trekked from Hong Kong to Yangshuo to Chengdu, and gained more than miles along their journey.
1. Increased self-awareness.
Opening ourselves to others in turn makes us more open to ourselves. Spending time abroad helps... Read more »
The idea of citizenship is a vital thread in the fabric of Brookwood School. Our teachers equip students with the education and skills they need to make a difference in their communities by giving them the freedom to choose how they effect change and ensure that they know it’s okay to take risks. Starting even with our youngest learners in the... Read more »
Tickets for the Grade 8 musical, "Enchanted,"
with performances on March 5th, 6th and 7th, are now available to the Brookwood community! Tickets are $12 each, which is inclusive of a tix service fee. Click here to make your purchase! I
f you are looking to swap tickets, we have made this forum available to help... Read more »