Open House! Mark Your Calendar

Prospective students! The Brooks Open House will be held on Saturday November 4th,

10:00-12:00 for prospective Academic Center students (grades 7-8),

12:00-3:00 for prospective high school students (grade 9).

You can also visit Brooks on one of our Recruitment Wednesdays. Please fill out this form to sign up. Questions? Please reach out to Assistant Principal Resh at

Thursday, September 14, 2017

CPS Highly Selective School College Fair

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) graduates more than 20,000 high school students annually. Over 3,000 of our most academically talented students attend some of the country’s most competitive higher education institutions. It is important that CPS continues to expose our highly qualified students to top colleges and universities. Therefore, the Chicago Public Schools' Office of College and Career Success will host the Highly Selective School College Fair at Whitney M.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Announcements: Week of March 31


Students parking in the school lot must have a parking permit. Purchase them from Mr. Bayon for $25. CARS PARKED WITHOUT A PERMIT WILL BE TOWED.

All students taking AP courses will take the AP exam. Students with free or reduced lunch must pay $10 per AP exam. All others must pay $80 per exam. See Mr. Bayon in the main office to pay your balance.


Friday, March 14, 2014

Welcome Back!

Dear Brooks Community,

Welcome back to school! The staff and I are incredibly excited to have your children in school this year, and to provide them with a world-class education.

Below, you will find some important details for the upcoming school year.

Start Times

School begins at 8:00 a.m. (sharp!) and ends at 3:30 p.m. New parents, we do have C Days every other Wednesday when students are dismissed at 12:10 p.m. Please monitor the school calendar for those specific dates.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Street Art!

Ms. Famera recently sent us photos of his Art 1 Street Art unit. You can see them here.

The students created Word/Image combinations in the vein of Shepard Fairey's Obey Giant poster. They experimented with phenomenology: Evoking a response from a viewer, either positive or negative.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Brooks Students Win Prize for Logo

Roseland Hospital presented prizes to two of our students on March 8, for designing logos for their Breast Awareness Campaign.

The contest was opened last year.  Lauryn Freeman won first prize ($100 gift card, her logo will be used in breast cancer awareness/mammograms, and permanently displayed in the hospital). Andrea Perez won 3rd-$50 gift card. Rebecca McKenzie who graduated last year won 2nd. 


Monday, March 13, 2017

Brooks Boys Track Team

UPDATE - March 27
Boys making history this weekend for the end of year ILLINOIS Indoor Top Times Track Championships in Bloomington, IL: they set school records by receiving medals for: 4 x 200 relay, 4th place medal (Alexze Whatley, Justin Houston, Shannon Thomas and Julian Crann); 800 meters, 7th place medal to Javier Frausto; and 400 meters, 8th place medal to Alexze Whatley.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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