Final Thoughts: The Effects on Mental Health and How We Strive to Alleviate Them Adolescents and young adults are still making developmental gains emotionally, physically, etc, which makes them more susceptible to mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety, says Dr. Amanda Fialk, a social worker specializing in adolescent and young adult mental health. […]
Outdoor Learning: How a Pandemic Confirmed what Many of us Already Knew brookwoodchristian.com For years, traditional education has minimized many of the challenges of teaching, says Erika Christakis, an early childhood educator and New York Times bestselling author of The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Grownups. She goes on to comment that during COVID-19 […]
“My son, like so many others that attend this school, was unable to thrive in public school. My son has ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, and Dyslexia. The IEP that was provided was not equipped to help my son’s needs. In fact out of the two public schools he attended in Paulding County neither even knew […]
“I have been at Brookwood Christian for 9 years. My favorite thing about Brookwood is that it feels more like a family than just a school. My advice to 8th & 9th graders is don’t try to always fit in, be yourself.” Shauntell plans to work at the Acworth Jail and then attend the Police […]
“I have been attending Brookwood Christian for 2 years. What I really love about this school is the class sizes, the teachers, especially the way they teach, and my friends. I would tell those in 8th/9th grade to make sure you show up and do your homework.” Patrick plans to attend Westminster College in Missouri […]
“I have been at Brookwood Christian since 2016. My favorite thing about Brookwood was being able to make friends who were different from me. My advice for those beginning high school is to stand up for what you believe is right, even if it is scary and painful.” Will plans to attend Chattahoochee Technical College […]
“I have been at Brookwood for almost 2 and a half years. My favorite thing about this school is the learning environment. It allows me to speak on what is on my mind. If I were to give advice to 8th/9th graders I would tell them to focus these next four years because these years […]
Over the last year, when people have asked me, “How are the ‘kids’?” my heart has warmed. For the first time ever, they were all thriving. They were all happy. Then, 2020 rolled around. We were met with tragedy. Then our nation was met with something unknown to all of us. In a few days, […]
Here’s some sample distance learning art projects for Ms. Deb’s class that students submitted through Google Classroom during the COVID-19 School Closing. Great Job students!
We hope that each and every one of you enjoy your spring break. We know that many will not be doing this the way they planned, and that we are all getting creative with how we use this time. Know that we miss all of our students and families, and we will certainly be ready […]
As the result of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the understandable mandates regarding social gatherings, we have had to postpone 2 fundraisers, and may possibly have to postpone a 3rd. These fundraisers are crucial in helping fund scholarships and our reading programs. Dyslexia and other reading issues affect 1 in 5 people in the United […]
“Brookwood Christian school is absolutely amazing. This is my daughters 3rd year. She came from Public 2 years ago as a 6th grader when she was 12. Even with her IEP, she was still really struggling in public school. Not that there was anything wrong with the school she attended before but they just simply […]
If interested Corporate Environmental Risk Management, LLC (CERM) is having their annual Job Shadow Day. At these events local high school, undergrad, and graduate students spend time in interactive sessions with employees and business partners to gain experience in engineering, environmental, and program management fields and learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) […]
One of our Georgia Tax Credit Scholarship donors, who has continued to donate after his son graduated, had these words to say: “You guys were so good for our son and we went through so many schools trying to find some place he would flourish. “My only regret is not finding y’all sooner. “I cannot […]
You are probably aware of recent events and the concern over the global 2019 novel coronavirus (also reported as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV) outbreak. Most of these cases have been reported in China, Europe, and other Asian countries. At this time there are 28 cases in the United States, over half if those are on the […]
Yesterday, Ms. Kim & Ms. Tammy went to the capitol for Dyslexia Day 2020 and this year they took two students, Will & Krissy. Both students were able to see how the legislative process works, as well as interact with advocates and lobbyists for dyslexia and other special needs students. In addition to speaking with […]
Friday, March 1, 2019, we had Mrs. Georgia US Continental, Merideth Pope, reading to our lower grade students! They all had a great time and we totally appreciate her taking the time to do this, and would love to have her back. ? #NationalReadingMonth #DrSeuss
Our students want to thank everyone for participating in their Valentine’s Tea Fundraiser. Thanks to your participation, support, and the art auction, they raised $1108.88. This fundraiser will cover the cost of the basketball goal installation they were hoping for. ? Again, thank you for your support and help. ____________
Read about Brookwood Christian in Around Acworth Magazine <3 Read about graduates Kristen & Charlotte, as well as Shan & Julie’s story and how Blake is succeeding.
This model of the R.M.S. Titanic was designed and built by Blake Burnette, a 10 year old student at Brookwood Christian School. Blake loves history and has a special interest in the Titanic. He has been unable to find a model of the Titanic in stores so he designed and built his own. Blake brought […]
Recent graduate, Keyeion Ashley, went on another adventure this summer to Peru, as part of the Smithsonian Student Adventures service trip. These educational immersion programs, highlight a shared mission of learning and discovery, and offer a unique opportunity for student travelers to explore the world in a meaningful way. These programs are open to individual high […]
Congratulations to our 2018 Valedictorian, Carter Hill Smith, Jr., and our 2018 Salutatorian, Tyler Scott Crawford!
Congratulations to the 2018 Brookwood Christian Graduates: Keyeion Alexander Ashley Tyler Scott Crawford Samuel Keith Kull Nathan Nails, Jr. Mychael Allen Pharr William Tyler Pike Luke Carter Richards Carter Hill Smith, Jr. Michael Tanner Thompson Graduation will be held at 6 PM at First Baptist Church of Acworth, 4583 Church Street Acworth 30101 Graduates should […]
One of our graduates, Jarid, is enrolled at Chattahoochee Technical College in a video production program. He recently filmed this mini “documentary” about our school and how it helped him. The video says it all.
Look at the wonderful art projects our students did during Ms. Nadiya’s art class! [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”15″ gal_title=”Fall Art 2017″]
Nine of our students made the School & Sport section, on page 35, of the September edition of Around Acworth Magazine. We will try to get each of them a copy! It’s awesome to see so many happy back to school smiles 🙂
Keyeion’s article “Surf and Service in Costa Rica“, from the Smithsonian Student Adventures 2017 Costa Rica 10 Day Surf & Service Program this past summer, made the local newspaper! Way to go Keyeion! 😀 Link to the article in Bright Side, on page 9
Students building a Sun Funnel for the Eclipse Viewing Party on Monday, August 21. They constructed it in class then took it outside to test it and fine tune it. This is one of the 3 viewing stations we will have in
Keyeion was selected to participate in The Smithsonian Student Adventures 2017 Costa Rica 10 Day Surf & Service Program this past summer. This is an awesome program where students learn to surf from local professionals, practice Spanish language skills with locals, and contribute towards an environmental service project. In addition to fundraising $1000 by himself, he was […]
Please be reminded that all student drivers must have the Student Parking Permit Application & Vehicle Registration AND the Student Parking Contract completed, signed, and turned in, along with a copy of driver’s licence and insurance card for that vehicle (we can make copies in office) PRIOR to driving and parking on campus. Students wanting to drive and park […]