Helen Xiong, 1 day ago
If children are not well, they cannot learn.
In the Genoa City School District, we incorporate wellness practices and education into our classrooms in order to provide our students with strategies to address physical, social and emotional learning.
To encourage our students to be physically active, we have morning activity programs before the school day in both buildings, in addition to regular physical education classes, and classroom brain breaks that get the students up and moving. In addition to our extra-curricular athletic programs in the Middle School, we offer opportunities for kids to be active in after-school classes in both buildings. In the last two years, we have added a Fitness Center at the Middle School and a Rock Wall at the Elementary School to provide students with new and interesting fitness opportunities that can be carried into adulthood.
We also encourage our families to be active together by offering Family Yoga, Open Gym Time, Family Bike Rides, and an annual fun run--just to name a few! Our Elementary School also participates in Jump Rope for Heart/Heart Healthy Heros, which reinforces the importance of all aspects of wellness for younger students.
As a small town school district, creating a strong culture of community has always been one of our core values. Helping students develop a strong sense of self while developing healthy social relationships is incorporated into daily classroom work. Regular Social and Emotional Learning classes are incorporated into the schedule at each grade level and we have a full time counselor in each of our school buildings. We have conducted staff training to continue to learn more about helping students to self-regulate.
Our District was excited to receive a Mental Health Grant for the 2019-2020 School Year. This grant will enable us to further develop supports and screening tools for all of our students to support their social and emotional health. We are also partnering with the Professional Services Group (PSG), to provide school-based counseling and staff and parent training.
For our staff, we offer physical fitness classes and fitness room access. We incorporate physical activity into Professional Development Training and encourage practices that support a balance between home and work. Each year, individual staff members have the opportunity to participate in a variety of wellness contests and initiatives to strengthen their individual healthy habits.
Helen Xiong, 12 days ago
Picture day is right around the corner. You are now able to pre-order your child's photo by clicking on the link below:
As a special BONUS to you.. if you
pre-order online BEFORE picture day, you will receive
FREE personalization. (Just make sure that you select it when ordering.)
Helen Xiong, 18 days ago
We hope you've had a chance to download our new app for mobile devices....now here's how it works!
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Helen Xiong, 28 days ago
Brookwood Elementary School has seen many changes over the years. Genoa City School was established in the 1800’s and the original school house burnt down on November 18, 1907. The School was rebuilt 1908 and educated students in grade k-12. The name was changed to Genoa City Public School in 1924, when the town name was changed from Genoa Junction to Genoa City.
Our School remained Genoa City Public School until the fall of 1958. It was then that Badger High School was built in Lake Geneva and our 9-12 grade students began attend school there. At this point Genoa City Public School once again when through a change. During the 1958-1959 school year, now a K-8 school building, was renamed Brookwood School. In 1999 the Genoa City Community supported a referendum to build a school in the Hunters Ridge subdivision. That school became Brookwood Middle School and our building became Brookwood Elementary School.
Currently Brookwood Elementary School educates five grade levels. Students range from 4-year old kindergarten through 3rd grade. We take pride in being a student based school focused on the whole child. As we focus on the more traditional education that can be monitored in the class and with educational testing, we make it a point to also focus on the social emotional development of our students. Students are exposed to individual and group work setting, technology-forward instruction and explorative based project. We continually strive to make education fun for students and keep learning exciting.
Event: Back to School Open House
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event: Family Yoga
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM