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Brookwood Buzz

It was a short week, but there was lots of activity both on- and off-campus nonetheless!  4th and 5th graders visited the Beverly Children's Center as part of Middle School workshops. The students used their big buddy expertise to make new friends, and the theme of imagination was shared through a read aloud of our One School, One... Read more »
First graders visited Brick Ends Farm, a composting facility in Hamilton, as part of their scientific investigation into how things grow and what happens to living things when they die. 
This past Friday, Kindergarten students welcomed Loree Griffin Burns, scientist and author of Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard. Ms. Burns joined students in their weekly outdoor classroom experience and presented information about the Monarch butterfly life cycle and the... Read more »
It was wonderful to see those parents who were able to join us on Wednesday for Back-to-School Night! In addition to exploring our classrooms and hearing about curricular goals for the year, the evening provided an opportunity to strengthen the partnership between parents and teachers. Our teachers are extraordinary -- they are experts in... Read more »
“It was heartwarming to see all the middle school students taking their first steps towards the next phase of education. Our daughter had a great time chatting with many individuals and learned valuable communication skills as a result.”
On Monday, October 2, Brookwood 5th graders visited Saugus Iron Works, a National Historic Site stewarded by the National Park Service. Students role-played the differing perspectives of the iron workers from the 17th century. From the Pawtuxet Indians to the Scottish prisoners and English Puritans, they created some resolutions, heard each... Read more »