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Watch Highlights from the Winter Term Symposium

On campus the evening of January 21.

Winter Term photo albums are up and full of great shots! Wondering what students were up to during this special session? Sneak a peek in the galleries.

The campus enjoyed a wonderful holiday service, including chamber orchestra and concert chorale performances, on Dec. 16. See photos and video from the festivities.

Prior to Winter Break, Brooks musicians treated the campus community to a couple of concerts:

Advanced Jazz Band, December 8:

Winterfest, December 7:

Family Weekend Highlights

It was wonderful to see all who joined our in-person Family Weekend October 22 and October 23. A full album of photos is available on


John Packard delivered his annual State of the School address in the Center for the Arts on October 23.

read the november 19 Community letter All Head of School communications are linked on our Letters to Parents Archives page.

COVID-19 Campus Rules & Guest Guidelines
Brooks is a vaccinated community. Protocols are subject to change, so please refer to this COVID-19 page for updates. 

The online store is open now: Check it out:!


Brooks School alumni, family and friends are invited to The Kennebunk River Club's Tennis Lounge in Kennebunkport, Maine, for drinks and light bites. Click to see who's coming and RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

Alumni, parents and friends of Brooks School are invited to join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the home of host Liz Chace W'52, P'88, GP'09, GP'11, GP'25. *RSVP required: Click to sign-up and get the details. We look forward to seeing you!

Families of new Brooks School students are invited to join us for a get-together before the school year begins. Head of School John Packard and other school leaders will be on hand to greet families. Click to get more information and RSVP by August 25. We look forward to seeing you!

Athletes trying out for 1st team, fall season squads report to campus today for the 2022-2023 school year.

All new and returning students (who have not yet reported to campus by invitation) are expected at Brooks today. Welcome and welcome back, Brooksians!

Academics kick off today on campus with the first day of school.

Students enjoy a long weekend in the middle of the first semester.

Students and faculty depart to celebrate Thanksgiving. The break concludes November 28 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).

Thanksgiving break concludes as boarding students and faculty return to campus.

After a week of exams, students leave for winter break and some much-deserved time off. The vacation concludes January 3 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).

Winter Break concludes as boarding students and faculty return to campus.

Students enjoy a long weekend off, through January 24 (boarders return by 8 p.m.), before second semester begins.

Where Can I Find ...?



  • Student Handbook: Information on the school's expectations for students (click to download the PDF).
  • School Store: Apparel, gifts, snacks and school supplies are available in our campus shop: (978) 725-6236.
  • Campus Mailroom: Contact Campus Mail Supervisor Michelle Zerbey with any mailroom inquiries: (978) 725-6214.
  • Dining Hall Menu: View the daily meals served by our dining services partner Meriwether Godsey.
  • Dress Code: Details about our expectations for students' attire on various days and special events in 2021-2022.


  • Smugmug Photos: View, share and order prints or keepsakes of images from campus events, activities and sports.


Join Our Facebook Group!

Brooks School Parents private Facebook group is a way for parents and family to share, ask for advice and discuss anything related to our common interest, the students of Brooks. Once you have enrolled, visit the Brooks School Parents Facebook page to join.