Summer Bash was nothing less than a BLAST!! We hope you had a great time. Thank you to ALL those that came out to join in on the fun...that volunteered...and everything else that was a part of this event. OUR BFO ROCKS!! Thank you to Piña Mexican Eats (https://www.facebook.com/Pi%C3%B1a-Mexican-Eats-320816878606139/) and Kona Ice of Kenosha (https://www.facebook.com/KonaIceOfKenosha) for being a part of our event!
TODAY! End of summer bash from 4pm-7pm at BMS. Don’t forget about the Taco Truck (cash only) and Kona Ice Truck! We can’t wait to see you.
Don’t forget to get your free breakfast/lunch bundle at our middle school today. The lunch ladies are here until noon! This is our last week of our free summer meal program —so we hope you’ll blow these ladies out of the water these next few days with how many meals they’ll be passing out.
On-site registration starts in less than an hour at our middle school and runs until 7pm. For those of you wanting to take school pictures, Ed Clark Photography will be here as well. We ask you please use the link below to pre-order your portraits prior to coming on-site. Click the link below. https://AccessMyEvent.com/53H9K6
Still looking for a before school and/or after school care for your child? What about wrap around care for those in our half day 4k program? or an opportunity to have your littles experience preschool for a few days a week at Brookwood?! Check out this amazing partnership we have with our local YMCA that is hosted at our elementary school!! Check out these fliers for more information.
We hope to see you at the middle school today for either registration and school pictures or the summer bash...or better yet...BOTH events!! BES & BMS Online Registration is ready for YOU!! Returning families, please go to the following link to register your child(ren): https://tinyurl.com/2w73bvem NEW families to our District, please go to the following link and create a new account: https://ecollect.accelaschool.com/GenoaCityJ2 Please make sure you register your child via a desktop or laptop device. Questions regarding e-registration should be directed to Carey Denecke in the Middle School Office 262-279-1053, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Jayme Wisneski in the Elementary School Office 262-279-6496, email email@example.com.
September Lunch Menus!
*Repost of an Updated Post with Guidelines in Spanish* Please see the following Mustang Message from our Superintendent Kellie Bohn: https://youtu.be/LJ9TQi6_gww COVID Guidelines 8/16/21 in English: https://tinyurl.com/jbh559pt Directrices de COVID--8/16/21 en Espanol: https://tinyurl.com/3rc6b8dd
We are so excited to share with you our new and “new” staff members! We have a mix of new new staff, long term substitutes from last year joining us officially, and student teachers that are excited for this new school year. We love adding to our Brookwood Family!! Get ready for their staff features coming out soon!! Yesterday, they spent the day on site learning about our district, buildings, and the amazingness of being a Mustang. 💙
Please see the following Mustang Message from our Superintendent Kellie Bohn: https://youtu.be/LJ9TQi6_gww COVID Guidelines 8/16/21: https://tinyurl.com/jbh559pt
*ALL inquiries, questions, and/or applications must be directed and submitted to Kellie Bohn at the District Office at Brookwood Middle School (1020 Hunter's Ridge / Genoa City, WI 53128) 262-279-1053 X1108 -Kellie.Bohn@gcj2.k12.wi.us The Genoa City Jt. 2 School District is an equal opportunity employer and organization who fully and actively supports equal access for all people, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing and sexual orientation.
Don't forget...school pictures will be taken tomorrow at our registration event at BMS from 11am-7pm. For those of you wanting to take school pictures, Ed Clark Photography will be at the middle school during our Registration Day to take pictures. If you are unable to make it, there will be an opportunity when school starts to get pictures taken as well. If you would like to take pictures tomorrow (the 18th), please use the link below to pre-order your portraits: https://AccessMyEvent.com/53H9K6
Come to the BFO's End of Summer Bash on Wednesday from 4-7 at BMS and receive a FREE raffle ticket to win one of these awesome prizes! This is a FREE raffle and additional tickets will NOT be sold at the event. It’s going to be a great night for all….! Inflatables, food trucks, games, and great company!
BES & BMS Online Registration is ready for YOU!! Returning families, please go to the following link to register your child(ren): https://tinyurl.com/2w73bvem NEW families to our District, please go to the following link and create a new account: https://ecollect.accelaschool.com/GenoaCityJ2 Please make sure you register your child via a desktop or laptop device. Questions regarding e-registration should be directed to Carey Denecke in the Middle School Office 262-279-1053, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Jayme Wisneski in the Elementary School Office 262-279-6496, email email@example.com. Stay tuned for a Mustang Message to be posted tomorrow but in the meantime…check out our new website and make sure to update your Brookwood app for a revamped app on your mobile devices!
Our Brookwood Family Organization is looking for a few more volunteers to help set up and run the end of summer bash event at Brookwood Middle School next Wednesday, August 18th. Please feel free to email the BFO at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are available to volunteer any of your time between 2pm - 8pm. Thank you!
#FlashBackFriday!! See someone in these pictures that you know?! Tag them in the comments! Calling all Brookwood Alumni!!! We are SO excited to announce our Alumni Outreach Program that is designed just for our alumni so they can stay in the know of what’s happening with the schools and our community with some special surprises along the way!! If you’re a Brookwood Alumni, fill out the following form: https://tinyurl.com/y9ub3upc Thankful for companies like the Lake Geneva Regional News and Resorter for publishing articles about our schools so we have memories like this to go back to. Thankful for the teachers who scrapbooked these items for our memory box! More on our Facebook page!!
Over the summer Mrs. Kanthack and Ms. Bartucci spent a weekend at the Educator Leadership Rendezvous at Fort McCoy, joined by educators, Wisconsin Teachers of the Year, Kohl Fellows, DPI, and volunteer Army National Guard recruiters. Their mission? To network in order to understand more about each other’s role in our dedication to serving others and bring back strategies and practices that benefit Brookwood students. Squads were assigned to each participant, led by one National Guard leader and one educator assistant squad leader. Day 1 started with getting to know our squads. We learned quickly to have efficient communication and to trust in one another as we completed the physical test of the Field Leadership Reaction Course. We got to know each other and trust each other very fast! With some minor bruises, these stations were conquered by each of our squads and we got out of comfort zones as we struggled. No one was allowed to give up or say “ I can’t do this” because the team supported each other. After “dinner chow”, we ended the night with bonding by building our Guidons (team flags) and talking with other educators and soldiers to learn more about them and what they do. Day 2 started bright and early at 5:30 AM. We started our day with PT training in the morning and then a short run around the base in rank and file. We echoed the sgt. as sang out. After “breakfast chow,” we were transported to the History Center to learn about the history of Fort McCoy, and we got to race against another team in an escape room activity. From there, we went over to the Helicopter Landing area. Soon, two Black Hawk helicopters landed carrying State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly and Br.General Mitchell. We had a chance to visit with each of them as the helicopter went to refuel before our flight. After a safety briefing, we were told we would fly doors- open! Mrs. Kanthack sat in the” hurricane seat'' for the best views ( and wind) as we flew about 30 minutes over the amazing WI drift-less area. The helicopters tipped to sides for better views, dove down and zoomed upward above the bluffs. It was the ride of a lifetime! After our MRE lunches, ( the ration food soldiers eat on the fly,) we went to the rappelling tower. We were terrified of this because both of us are afraid of heights. A 55ft tower is pretty high, but the Rappel Master, SFC Hensen, assured us that we would be well prepared and all the safety precautions were taken. We had a safety briefing for this as well and then we practiced on a slanted wall before going up to the five and a half story wall. Both of us learned about truly getting out of our comfort zones and were reminded of how our students may feel when trying new things or are worried about failing at something. 55ft, straight up with your heels over the edge ready to rappel down, truly mixes emotion, fear, trust and then a sense of accomplishment. Finally, we participated in more strategy problem solving group activities, like archery tag & navigator games. Both were a blast, as well as incorporated math skills and critical thinking. After each activity, we debriefed and talked about how it applied to our teaching and classroom management.In the evening, we were able to have a great “dinner chow” and socialize with all the squads. Day 3: Each day began with reveille, ended with taps. We stopped each time we heard the bugle call and stood at attention facing the sound to show respect to the flag. Sunday, we packed up, swept our bunk & footlocker area, washed up the bathrooms, just like regular recruits are expected to do. After “breakfast chow,” we met again at Tomah High School for our closing ceremony and a couple of brief presentations. The Educator Leadership Rendezvous will be an experience that we will never forget. It was amazing to see and hear what the National Guard does for our Country, learn the history of this significant military fort, build new relationships, and experience being way out of our comfort zones. We have come home with some battle bruises on our legs and arms, but much better educators for the experience.
Don't forget that on our Registration Day at the middle school, school pictures will be taken as well! Here is the information on ordering: Your child's school picture day for BES and BMS will be on Wednesday, August 18th during registration day at the middle school. Please use the link below to pre-order your portraits. http://edclarkschoolphoto.hhimagehost.com/2021BrookwoodEl... if you are having issues with the link copy and paste this into your browser: https://AccessMyEvent.com/53H9K6 We look forward to seeing you at registration! E.D. Clark Photography
Please see the following Mustang Message from our Superintendent Kellie Bohn: https://youtu.be/cX6U1O-Lpc8 Por favor vea lo siguiente Mensaje Mustang en español, con Danica Rodriguez: https://youtu.be/nU2KdLpjero
Thank you to everyone that was able to come out to the Touch a Truck event. We hope you all had a blast. A HUUUGGEEE THANK YOU to the BFO and all those that volunteered for this event (students and parents). We handed out well over 100 prizes to kiddos today! Without your time and support we wouldn’t be able to be a part of these kind of events. Nowwwww….are you all ready for our end of summer bash?!