Brookwood Photo Of the Day. From classroom candids and campus snapshots to athletic competitions and artistic creations, BPOD captures a daily moment in time at Brookwood. We hope you enjoy this digital photo archive of the school year!
(Day 163 - June 9) Congratulations to Brookwood's Class of 2015!
(Day 162 - June 8) Members of the Class of 2015 enjoy the faculty's tribute song during today's 8th Grade Salute.
(Day 161 - June 5) First graders make 'slime' on their last day of art class.
(Day 160 - June 4) The faculty salute was among the many tributes to Mr. Peterman during today's Closing School Meeting.
(Day 159 - June 3) Middle School Turf day includes several team challenges.
(Day 158 - June 2) Proud winners of the 2014-15 Heron Cup, the Ursa Major house.
(Day 157 - June 1) A first grade reading group gathers in the Town Square.
(Day 156 - May 29) Parents and second graders do-si-do at the annual hoe down.
(Day 155 - May 28) Brookwood's a cappella groups and FAWE singers perform "Lean on Me" together at School Meeting, as we say goodbye to our friend Dos from Rwanda.
(Day 154 - May 27) Brookwood's favorite feathered friends are back in time for warm sunshine and cool swims in the Cutler Pond.
(Day 153 - May 26) Seventh graders present Internet safety projects to peers and faculty in the IdeaLab.
(Day 152 - May 22) Third grade air orchestra performs Beethoven's "Ode To Joy" for the Lower School.
(Day 151 - May 21) Kindergarten and first graders charmed the School Meeting crowd with 'Stone Soup,' an original French and English musical.
(Day 150 - May 20) An enthusiastic crowd samples delicacies and learns about family history at the second grade cultural heritage fair in the Lower School Town Square.
(Day 149 - May 19) 'The Bird's Word' newspaper reporters interview Head of School John Peterman about his time at Brookwood.
(Day 148 - May 18) Earthquake education with sixth, third and first graders is one of many cross-division initiatives focusing on Nepal.
(Day 147 - May 15) Fifth grade and Kindergarten buddies enjoy "blob tag" and other games on the turf.
(Day 146 - May 14) Fourth and fifth graders rocked the School Meeting House with this year's Middle School Revue, "Mamma Mia."
(Day 145 - May 13) Third graders check out the latest titles during the annual spring book fair in the library.
(Day 144 - May 12) Students act out meanings of words on Vocab day, a spirited Middle School tradition.
(Day 143 - May 11) Dressed as literary characters, fourth graders share artifacts and themes of books read this year.
(Day 142 - May 8) Sixth grade science class moved outside so grandparents and students could observe wildlife by the Cutler Pond.
(Day 141 - May 7) Congratulations to Declamation winners Fiona W. and Angie W. (third and second from right) pictured with Mr. Falconer, alumni judges and Head of School John Peterman.
(Day 140 _ May 6) Faculty participated in the Amory Parker Chair design challenge during a recent faculty workshop. Congrats to winners announced today!
(Day 139 - May 5) Fifth grade beekeepers check on Brookwood's hives and prepare for the spring harvest.
(Day 138 - May 4) Thanks to our amazing kitchen staff, students were able to enjoy a BBQ lunch outside!
(Day 137 - May 1) Middle Schoolers plant a tree in honor of Earth Month and in memory of former Brookwood science teacher Edith Pinckney Johnson.
(Day 136 - Apr. 30) A gentle breeze was all it took for a festive annual Recess Regatta on the Cutler Pond.
(Day 135 - Apr. 29) Binoculars at the ready, kindergarten scientists head to the pond to observe signs of spring.
(Day 134 - Apr. 28) Lower Schoolers kick of recital week with piano, clarinet, drum, voice and guitar performances.
(Day 133 - Apr. 27) Second graders practice the May Pole dance under the giant sky light in the Crate Family Town Square.
(Day 132 - Apr. 24) The Buddy scavenger hunt is a highlight of the annual Student Art Show.
(Day 131 - Apr. 23) Characters dressed in yellow do the "Forsythia Dance," an annual spring tradition.
(Day 130 - Apr. 22) Naturalists from Kestrel Educational Adventures lead a fourth grade science class on vernal pond ecology.
(Day 129 - Apr. 21) April showers bring May flowers… and Brookwood's annual student art show, this Friday.
(Day 128 - Apr. 20) Third graders participate in a webinar with primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall after studying her work with chimpanzees.
(Day 127 - Apr. 17) Alumnus Zach Cotreau '02 visits Brookwood (pictured with mom Dyane and Assistant Head of School Barb Liston) and tours the new Dining Commons and Lower School.
(Day 126 - Apr. 16) PreK performs an original production, "We Are In A Play," inspired by Mo Willem's children's books.
(Day 125 - Apr. 15) First graders practice writing Mandarin characters for numbers 1-10.
(Day 124 - Apr. 14) Author and illustrator Douglas Florian engages third graders in his presentation on creating children's books.
(Day 123 - Apr. 13) Eighth grade world language students head to Boston for some authentic Spanish cuisine.
(Day 122 - Apr. 10) Kindergarten and Gr. 5 buddies share Passover stories during a mock seder in the Lower School Town Square.
(Day 121 - Apr. 9) Abigail A. is among the Upper Schoolers congratulated today by Mrs. D'Ippolito for their winning Math League results.
(Day 119) Kindergartners learn about sea stars and other creatures from the New England Aquarium's Traveling Tidepool.
(Day 118 - Apr. 6) Fifth grade art students explore the use of color in printmaking.
(Day 117 - Apr. 3) Teacher Training Director Pam Hawes leads a discussion on children's literature during a weekly seminar for Teaching Apprentices.
(Day 116 - Apr. 2) Using TinkerCad, 3-D printing software, fifth and third graders team up to design houses for an art project.
(Day 115 - Apr. 1) APRIL FOOLS! An office filled with beach balls and balloons surprise the PreK, PA President Mrs. Carter, and Mr. Peterman.
(Day 114 - Mar. 31) Mr. Wright demonstrates woodworking techniques to fourth graders working on their regatta boats.
(Day 113 - Mar. 30) First graders create paths for a Bee-Bot so it can travel from planet to planet.
(Day 112 - Mar. 27) Fourth graders make a spring collage with their PreK buddies.
(Day 111 - Mar. 26) PreK students light up as they entertain the School Meeting crowd with a spring song.
(Day 110 - Mar. 25) Kindergartners follow along with Mr. Polletta during reading group.
(Day 109 - Mar. 24) Boys and girls lacrosse teams kick of the spring season with tryouts on the turf.
(Day 108 - Mar. 6) Kindergartners, with their favorite stuffed animals, learn about pet care from Veterinarian Dr. Kate Dodge.
(Day 107 - Mar. 5) Science teachers Ms. Johnson and Ms. Bell congratulate Hunter L. and Bey G., the Upper School winter design challenge winners.
(Day 106 - Mar. 4) Mr. Holch is among 20 Brookwood faculty to share a favorite picture book with 2nd graders on World Read Aloud Day.
(Day 105 - Mar. 3) It's opening night of "The Wicked Wizard of Oz" and PreK delivers a 'break-a-leg' cast to the Class of 2015.
(Day 104 - Mar. 2) Sixth graders create abstract sculptures with help from art teacher Mrs. Wildrick.
(Day 103 - Feb. 27) Brookwood fifth graders performed steel drums at the NAIS Annual Conference in Boston yesterday to a crowd of over 4,000.
(Day 102 - Feb. 26) Sixth graders perform a guitar and vocal medley at School Meeting.
(Day 101 - Feb. 25) Chilly weather have you hibernating? These Lower School winter bears are sure to warm you up!
(Day 100 - Feb. 24) Harvard primatologist Zarin Machanda speaks with eighth graders about the conservation and welfare of chimpanzees.
(Day 99 - Feb. 23) Lower schoolers team up today in various activities to celebrate tomorrow's 100th day of school.
(Day 98 - Feb. 20) Upper schoolers welcome Biyes (second from right), a student visiting from Afghanistan.
(Day 97 - Feb. 19) Fourth graders ward off evil spirits during the annual Lunar New Year dragon parade.
(Day 96 - Feb. 18) Mrs. Fox and third graders exchange ideas during writing workshop.
(Day 95 - Feb. 13) Will Slotnick of Wellness Collaborative guides seventh graders in a meditation exercise.
(Day 94 - Feb. 12) It's a P.E. winter wonderland as students snow shoe around campus.
(Day 93 - Feb. 11) Record-breaking snow didn't stop the crowd from attending last night's 4 to 14 Speaker Event with Jeffrey Kluger, author of "The Sibling Effect."
(Day 92 - Feb. 6) Gr. 7 history teacher, Mr. Lenci, films students' reflections on the confederate flag as part of their correspondence with a school in Tennessee.
(Day 91 - Feb. 5) Fifth graders perform at School Meeting, gearing up to play steel drums at the NAIS conference in Boston.
(Day 90 - Feb. 4) MSLA "Super Librarian" Mrs. Geraty reads to a Kindergarten class.
(Day 89 - Jan. 30) Dressed in Pat's gear, Librarian Mrs. Geraty and Lower Schoolers show their Super Bowl spirit!
(Day 88 - Jan. 29) Brookwood Middle Schoolers are thrilled with all the snow!
Kindergartners put their design knowledge to good use, building snow forts during recess.
(Day 86 - Jan. 23) The bucket drummer keeps the beat for a fourth grade xylophone ensemble.
(Day 85 - Jan. 22) Sixth grader James M. presents his "things that matter" reflection to the School Meeting crowd.
(Day 84 - Jan. 21) First graders hit the books (and the floor) for reading groups.
(Day 83 - Jan. 20) Third grade math class moves to the Mac Lab where students use a coding program to learn more about perimeters.
(Day 82 - Jan. 16) Sixth graders get ready to observe constellations inside the Inflatable Planetarium.
(Day 81 - Jan. 15) The School Meeting crowd learns dance moves from Jorge Arce's Puerto Rican musical trio.
(Day 80 - Jan. 14) Student artwork depicting winter is now on view in the lobby, including this painting by a gr. 8 artist.
(Day 79 - Jan. 13) Cold temps, sunny day - perfect weather for a skate on the Cutler Pond, a Brookwood tradition.
(Day 78 - Jan. 12) Brookwood's first-ever Art Exhibit was a huge success in celebrating the many artists in our community.
(Day 77 - Jan. 9) Head of School John Peterman congratulates Geography Bee winner Tyler D.
(Day 76 - Jan. 8) Members of the girls varsity basketball team go for a rebound in today's game against Tower.
(Day 75 - Jan. 7) Kindergartners use clay to work on letter formation and motor skills during handwriting.
(Day 74 - Jan. 6) Pre-Kindergartners begin their morning meeting by putting today's schedule on the easel.
(Day 73 - Jan. 5) Second graders welcome Ms. Keyser, their new Teaching Apprentice (center).
(Day 72 - Dec. 19) Brookwood Revelers sing the final number and bid the crowd farewell!
(Day 71 - Dec. 18) Mr. Wildrick congratulates Sam J. '19, the Middle School science design challenge winner.
(Day 70 - Dec. 17) - Seventh graders tackle math problems in the Idea Lab.
(Day 69 - Dec. 16) Fourth graders test the strength of their homemade bricks as part of a cultures unit on Mesopotamia.
(Day 68- Dec. 15) Seventh grade science students deliver opening arguments in the 'great organelle debate.'
(Day 67 - Dec. 12) Holiday spirit fills the School Meeting House as Lower Schoolers perform "The Polar Express."
(Day 66 - Dec. 11) BAM (Brookwood ACappella Men) performs a pop song medley at School Meeting.
(Day 65 - Dec. 10) As part of a social studies unit, second graders use a video app to explain similarities and differences between one another's daily lives.
(Day 64 - Dec. 9) Seventh graders work on a class math challenge.
(Day 63 - Dec.8) To raise awareness for Wellspring, Gr. 1 is hosting an Empty Bowls dinner tonight in the Dining Commons. Soup will be served in their handmade ceramic bowls.
(Day 62 - Dec. 5) Upper School students compete in various team-building activities for points toward the Heron Cup!
(Day 61 - Dec. 4) Fifth graders play "Jump In the Line" on the steel drums during School Meeting.
(Day 60 - Dec. 3) Fourth graders hold a film fest for their parents, showcasing original Greek plays.
(Day 59 - Dec. 2) It's all about inventing in the Lower School Building & Design club. Today's focus: electronics.
(Day 58 - Nov. 25) This year's Thanksgiving assembly featured faculty performing Broadway show tunes including "I've Got a Horse Right Here."
(Day 57 - Nov. 24) Eighth grade artwork brightens the halls on this rainy fall day.
(Day 56 - Nov. 21) It's hibernation day in PreK! Fourth graders join their buddies in making dens for winter.
(Day 55 - Nov. 20) Standing room only in the performance area of the new Town Square for the Gr. 1 Candy Opera.
(Day 54 - Nov. 19) In the Lower School Town Square, Mr. Wilfahrt works with first grade writers on their small moment stories.
(Day 53 - Nov. 18) Third graders work on math activities with Mrs. Tolpa in their break-out space.
(Day 52 - Nov. 17) Gr. 7 Guatemalan exchange student Christy A. works with PreK students in the art room.
(Day 51 - Nov. 14) Third graders learn a dance number from their 8th Grade buddies' musical, "The Wicked Wizard of Oz."
(Day 50 - Nov. 13) First graders create clay bowls in art class for Wellspring.
(Day 49 - Nov. 12) Mr. Cabral's fourth grade French class corresponds via Skype with students at the Fontamara School in Haiti.
(Day 48 - Nov. 11) Fourth graders move class outside and film their Greek plays.
(Day 47 - Nov. 10) Fifth graders proudly present their social studies explorer projects.
(Day 46 - Nov. 7) It's spirit day at Brookwood. Go Green!
(Day 45 - Nov. 6) Second graders share their "All About…" books with faculty and students.
(Day 44 - Nov. 5) Brookwood's fall book fair is always a big hit among students. Thank you, parent volunteers!
(Day 43 - Nov. 4) A cardboard alphabet game is part of Kindergarten literacy work.
(Day 42 - Nov. 3) Saturday's 500+ Sustainability Fair visitors enjoyed a variety of water-themed activities and displays including the Gr. 5 aquaculture design challenge entry.
(Day 41 - Oct. 31) Lower School students and faculty march in the annual Halloween Parade on Brookwood's courtyard!
(Day 40 - Oct. 30) After picking and carving their own pumpkins, first graders bake homemade muffins for Wellspring families.
(Day 39 - Oct. 29) Fourth graders learn how clouds are formed by conducting a science experiment involving pressure and moisture.
(Day 38 - Oct. 28) In their outdoor classroom space, second graders build a coop for the Brookwood chickens.
(Day 37 - Oct. 27) Patience and persistence are just two of the skills fifth graders keep in mind while learning to solve the Rubik's cube.
(Day 36 - Oct. 24) The Town Square and Dining Commons become an arcade as buddies share their cardboard games.
(Day 35 - Oct. 23) Jake Armerding and his bluegrass jam band entertain the School Meeting crowd.
(Day 34 - Oct. 21) This acorn drawing by an eighth grade artist is among the fall artwork on display in Brookwood's lobby.
(Day 33 - Oct. 20) Fifth graders work on cleaning, designing, and building their aquaculture fish tank in preparation of the Sustainability Fair.
(Day 32 - Oct. 17) Cardboard, creativity, and cooperation! The School Meeting House is abuzz with lower and middle schoolers engaged in Brookwood's second Global Cardboard Challenge.
(Day 31 - Oct. 16) The School Meeting crowd goes wild when faculty members sink their shots in the annual basketball shoot out.
(Day 30 - Oct. 15) On Wednesday mornings, the Lower School fish club meets to feed, watch, and study the fish in Town Square.
(Day 29 - Oct. 14) Fourth grade reading groups gather outside by the Cutler Pond.
(Day 28 - Oct. 10) Brookwood's campus boasts fabulous fall colors as students and faculty look forward to the long weekend!
(Day 27 - Oct. 9) At this morning's Head of School Coffee in the Commons John Peterman discusses what he's learned about parenting.
(Day 26 - Oct. 8) Children's book author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka discusses creativity and resilience with sixth graders.
(Day 25 - Oct. 7) Seventh graders in Mr. Lenci's history class create study guides for their unit on the American Presidency.
(Day 24 - Oct. 6) Brookwood athletes enjoy warm fall weather during practice on the turf.
(Day 23 - Oct. 3) - As part of a Growth Mindset project in PGD, 7th graders record their personal goals.
(Day 22 - Oct. 2) Welcome letters will greet fourth grade parents attending Back to School Night.
(Day 21 - Oct. 1) Third graders work on their hopes and dreams mural.
(Day 20 - Sept. 30) Second graders conduct research on insects and spiders with help from Science teacher Mr. Wildrick.
(Day 19 - Sept. 29) Alums and faculty sing the final number together at the Shalin Liu Performance Center.
(Day 18 - Sept. 26) Sixth and second grade buddies play an active animal matching game in the courtyard.
(Day 17 - Sept. 25) Parents' Association President Cristie Carter leads the first official PA meeting in the Dodge Writing Center
(Day 16 - Sept. 24) Kindergartners work on math counting strategies with their teacher, Mr. Polletta.
(Day 15 - Sept. 23) - Autumn trees made by PreK artists.
(Day 14 - Sept. 22) - A fabulous fall day for first graders to gather on the hill by the Cutler Pond, creating and sharing original poems.
(Day 13 - Sept. 19) - Brookwood families enjoy food, festivities and fun on the courtyard at the All School Picnic.
(Day 12 - Sept. 18) - Outfitted in Red Sox gear, students entertain the School Meeting crowd with a delightful rendition of "Take Me out to the Ballgame."
(Day 11 - Sept. 17) Seventh grade science class at West Beach today, beginning monthly observations of beach changes over the year and to deepen their understanding of the New England Intertidal Zone.
(Day 10 - Sept. 16) George Moniz, part of Brookwood's founding team in 1956, and for whom the former dining room and now servery is named, gets a first look at the beautiful new facility.
(Day 9 - Sept. 15) Second graders brainstorm writing ideas with their teacher Mrs. Koretz.
(Day 8 - Sept. 12) Boots on their feet and nets in their hands! Kindergartners explore the Cutler Pond as part of the outdoor classroom curriculum.
(Day 7 - Sept. 11) Students join the Veronica Robles Mariachi Quartet to the delight of the School Meeting crowd.
(Day 6 - Sept. 10) PreKindergartners enjoy quiet time in their new classroom.
(Day 5 - Sept. 9) Prime numbers are the focus of today's fifth grade math class.
(Day 4 - Sept. 8) Eighth graders construct a shed for Lower School garden supplies.
(Day 3 - Sept. 5) Third and eighth grade buddies discuss this year's One School One Book, "Journey," in the new Town Square.
(Day 2 - Sept. 4) The School Meeting crowd gives a warm welcome to the PreK, Brookwood's Class of 2024.
Day 1 - Sept. 3 Smiles, hugs and high-fives: Head of School John Peterman greets students on the opening day of school in the new town square!