Recent Parent Newsletters

February 14, 2019
February 7, 2019

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Welcome to this forum for parents and family to share, ask for advice, and discuss anything related to our common interest: the students of Brooks.
 

How Can I Get Involved?

Parents Committee: Learn about ways to participate in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities: Sign up to help with our events on campus and activities throughout the school year.

Where Can I Find ...?

PARENT RESOURCES
Welcome to Brooks! A note to new parents from Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Programs Nicole Mallen Jackson '95.
Second Semester Parent Events: A handy lineup of all the receptions and special events to mark on your calendar!
Major Dates 2018-2019:  A detailed daily calendar is also shown below.
Major Dates 2019-2020: Download the calendar for next year!
Student Accounts: The online guidebook for MyKidsSpending.com
The Follet Online Bookstore: Visit to purchase textbooks for courses.
Vacation Transportation Options: Information about chaperoned rides to and from Boston's Logan Airport and Connecticut/New York City for breaks.
Transportation Services: A list of local companies that students have used.
School Contacts: A guide to help you determine who to contact.
Brooks Together: Learn about the campaign and donate to the Brooks Fund.

INFO ABOUT LIFE AT BROOKS
Packing List for Boarders: Some suggestions for what and what not to bring.
Student Handbook: Information on the school's expectations for students.
Gifts From Home program: Send your child a special care package through the school. Download the order form here.
Dining Hall Menu: From dining services provider Meriwether Godsey 

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

TIPS FOR VISITING
Where to Stay: Contact information for various local hotels.
Where to Eat: A not-comprehensive list of area eateries.

BrooksEvents

Join Brooks School alumni, parents and friends to connect, re-connect and hear remarks from Head of School John Packard at The University of Massachusetts Club (One Beacon Street, 32nd Floor, Boston, Mass.). Visit our RSVP page to register and see who's coming!

The annual 100 Days until Graduation event (this year a dessert reception for the Class of 2019!) is held to inform sixth-formers about what their connection to Brooks will be like as alumni. The Alumni Office also takes this opportunity to talk with students about what it means to donate to Brooks, and works toward 100 percent participation in the Class of 2019 Gift.

Mixed-media artist Kristi Kohut's exhibit opens in The Robert Lehman Art Center on Brooks School's campus. Kohut's work will be on display through April 3, with a formal opening reception on February 28. All are welcome!

For gallery hours, news and information about upcoming exhibits and past events, visit the Lehman Art Center page.

Join us for the opening night of Brooks School's production of "Hairspray," the Tony Award-winning musical about dancing, dreams and integration, set in Baltimore in 1962. Tickets are free and all are welcome!

Join us for Brooks School's production of "Hairspray," the Tony Award-winning musical about dancing, dreams and integration, set in Baltimore in 1962. Tickets are free and all are welcome!

Join us for the closing night of Brooks School's production of "Hairspray," the Tony Award-winning musical about dancing, dreams and integration, set in Baltimore in 1962. Tickets are free and all are welcome!

Join Brooks School alumni, parents and friends at Hinoki & the Bird (10 W. Century Drive, Los Angeles) to connect, re-connect and hear remarks from Head of School John Packard. Visit our RSVP page to register and see who's coming!



Please join us for the formal opening of mixed-media artist Kristi Kohut's exhibit in The Robert Lehman Art Center on Brooks School's campus. All are welcome!

For gallery hours, news and information about upcoming exhibits and past events, visit the Lehman Art Center page.

Brooks School student rock bands perform at our annual "Winterfest" concert, held this year on the main stage of our new Center for the Arts!

Students and faculty depart for nearly three weeks, through March 25, to relax before finishing off the school year.

Please join the alumni board for a volunteer event in your area: Alums will be gathering in Boston, Chicago, Lawrence, Mass., New York and Washington, D.C. to give back in their local communities. Learn more, RSVP and see who's coming HERE.

The Parents Committee treats Brooks faculty and staff to a luncheon on campus to say thank you for all that they do!

Spring Break ends as students and faculty return to campus.