Week of June 3

Tue, 06/04/2013
  • Make sure you check the screen outside of the cafeteria for daily announcements!  Also, don't forget to check out the latest happenings on the blogosphere located on the Brookscollegeprep.org website.
  • Friday, June 7th, is a school-wide day of service in honor of Gwendolyn Brooks' Birthday. Each person in the school has been assigned to a site and must return their permission slip to Dr. Bauer to participate. Participants will receive service-learning hours.
  • Attention all students in need of summer school to recover a failed core credit: the summer school schedule is now available for viewing on the Brooks website. Please look through the list of offerings with your parents and decide what school you would like to attend. See your counselor to obtain the referral and copy of your transcript needed to register at your selected site. Counselors will be stationed outside of the lunch room during all lunch period to provide these referrals on Wednesday, June 5th.
  • The yearbook is here. Can an announcement be made during advisory that yearbooks are available for purchase for 20.00. Please see Mr. Rudnicki or Mr. Bayon for yearbook purchases.
  • Sophomores and Juniors interested in studying film, gaming, technology & media should apply to DePaul's week-long summer program in the loop. Applications are due July 1st. See Dr. Bauer for an application. 
  • Did you know that 506 people were murdered in Chicago in 2012? The Culture Jamming Seminar is collecting 506 pairs of shoes to create a sculpture to increase community awareness of the magnitude of this problem. Please drop your shoes off in the recycling bin by the security desk, in the main office or in Ms. Boone's room. 
  • Students - even though you may not be running in the Chicago Marathon you can still partner with team and help the effort raising money for clean drinking water.  If every student gives $3 the student body will contribute $2000 toward clean drinking water.  $2000 is the same as providing clean drinking water for 40 African's for their entire lives.  Consider abstaining from Hot Cheetos for three days and put that money in the orange marathon jugs your teachers have in the classroom.  Thanks - Brooks' Marathon Team.
  • Summer Jobs! Registration is now open for One Summer Chicago. Log on www.onesummerchicago.org to apply.
  • Please be on-time to your classes!!!  The detention list is posted.  Any students on the detention list will not be allowed to participate in sporting or social events.  Detention will be held in Room 208 after school today.  
  • Those interested in participating in the online newspaper/social media/school website should see Mrs. Taylor.
  • "Student Service Learning forms are available on the Intraweb Forms links.
  • Remember to check the Brooks website for the most current events. Please send all announcements to Ms. Jackson (Assistant Principal) a day in advance