As teachers and students look ahead to studying on campus and online this autumn, we take a look back at distance teaching, learning, and connecting within our community at Brooks earlier this year!
Two exciting programs for students — and our community — debuted in July: Brooks Summer Session and Brooks Connects.
One student's powerful portrait project to benefit Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ organizations.
Seven teachers will join Brooks this fall. Here's an introduction!
Students, alumni, employees and friends of Brooks separated during the coronavirus crisis came together, virtually.
Four decades have passed since the first female students arrived at Brooks. These are some of their reflections on that exciting time.
The theme of Brooks' annual Wilder Speaking Contest this year encouraged students to share a humorous look at life — and did they ever!
Jim Sperber '87 inspires students as an artist in residence and teaches them the techniques shown in his new "Directions" exhibit in the Robert Lehman Art Gallery.
Audiences got twice the fun at Brooks' winter musical, thanks to a double cast for the Disney extravaganza: See our photo album.
In a stunning upset, Brooks' 15th-seeded girls squash team overcame all to win the Division IV HEAD U.S. High School Team Squash Championships.
One quarter of Brooks' delegates to the Boston Model U.N. walked away with awards — and all are already looking forward to the next competition!
In a Winter Term course about career pathways, students met with professionals who offered an inside view of their occupations and inspiring stories about how they got there.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, social justice educator Jamila Lyiscott spoke to students and challenged them to consider their language — and its relationship to racism and power.
Ultra-marathoner Dean Karnazes, who penned this year's All-Community Read, shares his thoughts about speaking at Brooks, where he'll take us behind the scenes of his bestselling book and inspiring adventures!
Fresh classes, and updates to favorite ones, make Brooks School's ninth Winter Term more exciting than ever!
Outstanding alumni athletes and a longtime coach were inducted into Brooks' Athletics Hall of Fame with a touching celebration during the school's annual Homecoming.
An international photographic exhibition, featuring portraits and interviews with 200 women around the world, challenges and inspires students with stories of strength and hope.
Professional development throughout the school year allows educators to learn and grow so they can best help their pupils do the same.
Students recognized United Nations Day with a fun, and personal, flag ceremony.
A former NH Supreme Court Chief Justice shared his heartbreaking saga with mental health, urging students to get talking about it too and break the stigma so others won't suffer as his family did.
Dan Mead and Sally Eagle shared and discussed their work with students in hopes of sparking in them a "sense of wonder enlarging their world view."
Before schoolwork started, students enjoyed a day of activities with their class. The focus? Getting closer to each other – and to their goals.
Brooks is thrilled to welcome seven new faculty members this fall. Get to know them with us: The educators took a quick quiz about their motivations, passions and surprising talents (one trains horses; another makes his own candles). See their A+ answers!
Students enjoyed reporting for duty as Summer Programs employees and learning to appreciate the school's 271 acres in a whole new way.
Nate Wirth '21 is the first Brooks School rower to compete as a sculler in the single category at nationals.
This summer, students walked around in World War II sites — and walked away with deeper understanding of the past.
Brooks School celebrated the graduation of 95 students this weekend with two days of sunny, spirited ceremonies.
Tram Nguyen, Representative to Brooks' 18th Essex District, visited a government class to share an inside view of politics and urge Brooksians to engage on issues close to their hearts.
Sathvik Sudireddy '15 offered words of comfort and inspiration at Brooks' annual Sixth-Form Induction Dinner
Singer Juliana Cervizzi '20 wrote and produced a single as part of a fundraising campaign to help a young girl get a seizure-alert service dog.
Katharine Gutkoski '22 took her oratory experience from Brooks to the annual Lawrence Bar Association Law Day speech competition.
More than 200 people came together to celebrate the new Center for the Arts, and success of our $60 million Campaign for Brooks, with an art, music and fun-filled soiree.
Two Brooks students have been recognized by the scholarship program for their PSAT performance — which put them in the top 50,000 out of 1.6 million!
Around 125 people joined students at 1160 Great Pond Road on Saturday, exploring and enjoying life on campus, during our annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day.
Brooks recognized the academic excellence of 19 sixth formers during their induction into the School's Cum Laude Society.
The motivational speaker made a big impression on students, sharing how he learned to thrive after becoming paralyzed during a college hockey game at age 20.
Lexi Caffrey '06 spoke at Brooks' annual chapel and urged students to try new things while on campus, just like she did.
Guest speaker and educator Shanterra McBride talked with students about how to better engage and support each other.
Not only did Lily Valerio '19 break new ground as the school's first winning female wrestler, she finished the season as the squad's "Best Teammate."
Achievement and sportsmanship were honored during the school's annual celebration of winter afternoon activities.
Students, alumni, family and friends came together to volunteer in five different communities on the same day.
Wow, Brooks boys basketball, girls ice hockey, squash and wrestling teams ended their seasons with inspiring victories — and impressive titles!
More than a dozen Brooks students are spending their vacation SCUBA diving in the Caribbean, where they finished certifications for open-water diving and are learning about coral restoration.
The first student musical in Brooks' Center for the Arts had audiences in awe of both students' talents and the impressive new space.
After months of preparation, 20 Brooks students took the United Nations (simulation) by storm!
Brooks' boys and girls squads played "brilliantly" at the Head U.S. Squash High School Team Squash Championships in Connecticut.
This Winter Term was the final time longtime teacher Dusty Richard headed the car repair class he dreamed up eight years ago. What's next for the course?
A dozen Brooks graduates helped make this year's intensives a success by sharing their expertise, fielding questions and inspiring students in classes on campus and off.
Brooks' annual Winter Term Symposium gave students a chance to show family and friends all the skills they've learned, sights they've seen, and work they've done for the past three weeks.
New Orleans artist Emilie Rhys worked with Brooks students this week as an artist-in-residence, inspiring them to sketch live performances and try new ways of drawing.