Save the date! Our 2nd annual 4/5th grade swim party at MAX Aquatics will be Friday, April 27th from 6-8pm. Cost is $12/child and pizza will be served. Please register at max-aquatics.com. Look for the party registration link on the homepage. Space is limited, register soon.
Come join your Brook Park friends for a fun night at Flying High on Friday, March 9th from 7pm - 9pm.
This night is just for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade!
Register on the Flying High website by 11:59pm on Weds 3/7 for the pre-registration price of $15/child.
After this pre-registration deadline, price is $20/child. Online registration ends at 11:59pm Friday 3/8 but walk-ins the day of the event are of course welcomed!
The F.A.B. (Fiestas at Brook Park) Committee still has tickets left for Bunco!!!
It is a little known fact that Bunco is an ancient word that translate as "Twelve (or more!) women drinking wine, occasionally throwing dice while trying to talk over each other".
Come and join us for an evening that includes: Beverages, appetizers, prizes and lot's of laughts!
Hosts: Kate DeMatteo, Shannon Latham and Priscilla Grote
Date: Friday, March 9th from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Link to buy tickets:
Bill's Place Fundraiser
Need a night off of cooking and/or a little celebration treat!? Join us at Bill’s Place, TUESDAY, MARCH 13th (4th grade spring show!) from 11AM-8PM. Please mention you’re ordering with Brook Park and they will generously donate 20% of the proceeds back to the BPC. Take-out or Dine-in. Thanks in advance for your support.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER
Mobile ed Productions will be performing an amazing presentation in the gym called Air, the Invisible Wonder!
The same presentation will be given twice: once at 5pm and repeated again at 6:30pm. Please sign up for your family's time slot on our sign up genius by March 13th.
The judging of our Student science fair experiments will be from 5:45 until 6:30pm in the multi-purpose room. Please sign up your student to participate using our sign up genius by March 13th.
Click here to sign up through the Sign up Genius
Click here for Science Fair Project Ideas
Click here for Science Fair Tips
Click here for project board display instructions
BPC Inaugural Golf Outing
Registration is OPEN!!!
Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Carriage Greens in Darien.
Register to be a Golfer OR a guest at the Dinner Reception:
Early Bird Special - purchase during March - $120 per golfer PLUS an exclusive raffle ticket
Golf Registration, up to May 26th - $120
Golf Registration, after May 26th - $140
Foursomes, at anytime - $480
Not able to golf? Join us for our Buffet Dinner following golf. 5:30 Cocktails - Cash Bar, 6:00pm Dinner Reception with Raffle. $40
Follow the link to register or become a sponsor.
The BPC is looking for a few specific volunteers to help out with the BPC BP Playground Project through a series of events. Please consider if you have the time so that these events can be successful. Many hands make light work so the more people that step up, the easier they are to run and greater they will be enjoyed by students and families.
Golf Tournament (June 24, 2018)
BP Student Walk (May 4, 2018)
Lego Engineering Building Party (Fall 2018)
Business Sponsors (ongoing)
Communication Team (ongoing)
Additionally, those interested in the planning, overall fundraising, and communication of the BPC BP Playground Project are always welcome. You can email for more information and watch eBlasts, FB pages, Bugle blog, and BPC website for meeting times.
These positions are open to parents of all grades and no experience is required. Training and support will be offered. More details below.If you have any questions and/or are interested, contact Ann Heinl, BPC Volunteer Coordinator to learn more at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for more information
Brook Park goes to the movies this Monday at 10am to see Ferdinand at La Grange Theater.
Tickets will be available for $7 at the door.
Click for Flyer
Remember to go to DiNico's for lunch after the movie or ANYTIME Monday where 50% of proceeds will be donated back to Brook Park Council. You must present the flier on paper or your phone.
Click for Flyer
The Book Fair is next week!
We still need Volunteers! Please sign up here: signup
Tuesday is Family Reading night starting at 5:30pm - see the schedule here: schedule
Wednesday and Thursday the classes will be shopping the Book Fair at the times on this flyer: schedule
Kindergarten and 1st Grade Parents, Grandparents or Loved Ones are invited to attend the Grand Event where they can come in and shop with their kindergartener or first grader during the scheduled time for their grade. You MUST rsvp in order to attend.
Kindergarten please use this flyer to RSVP:
1st Grade use this flyer to RSVP:
The Brook Park BPC Carnival is this Saturday!!
We are still in need of many volunteers to run games, help set-up etc...Volunteer spots are in 1 hour blocks. We have a variety of games and stations to choose from. No former volunteer experience necessary!!
If you or someone you know would be willing, the information is below. Please feel free to pass along to anyone else you think might have an interest in volunteering.
Saturday, February 3
10 am - 2 pm
Brook Park School Gym and MPR
Want to volunteer?
ONLINE SPIRIT SHOP
GIRLS ON THE RUN
Calling ALL 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Girls!!!
We want you to be part of the Brook Park Girls on the Run Team this season!
What is Girls on the Run?
Over a period of 10 weeks, girls will participate in an after-school program like no other. Designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength, the Girls on the Run curriculum will inspire girls to define their lives on their own terms. Throughout the season, girls will make new friends, build their confidence and celebrate all that makes them unique.
Do I have to be a runner?
Physical activity is woven into the program to inspire an appreciation of fitness and to build habits that will lead to a lifetime of health; however, all girls are welcome regardless of athletic ability or fitness level.
Cost and What is Included:
The cost is 155$ per girl. This cost includes:
*No girl has ever been turned away because of inability to pay. Girls on the Run offers financial assistance for families. Please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs. O’Hara or Mrs. Jones if you have questions about this.
When is practice?
Mondays and Wednesdays (*With a few Tuesday exceptions) from 3:00-4:30
REGISTER TODAY! Visit www.gotrchicago.org to register online or use the call center call center at (312) 313-0280 open Monday - Friday 9am-6pm.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 19th
Samantha O’Hara email@example.com
Jory Jones Jjones@district95.org
Coaches: Jackie Leffelman, Hilary Abbott, Alyssa Lipuma ,
Molly Schwerha, Jeanne Garrod, Katie Wilson
Flying High Fundraiser
Brook Park's next Pizza FUNdraiser is THIS Friday, January 19th!! Register before 11:59pm Wed 1/17 for the pre-registration price of $15/child. After this pre-registration deadline, price is $20/child. Online registration ends at 11:59pm Thursday, 1/18.
We will be celebrating Brook Park’s Third Annual Cultural Night on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose-Room.
If you’ve attended this event in the previous years, you're sure to remember that wonderful event. If you haven’t attended, don't miss out again this year!!!
Spots are limited to 100-120 people, so sign up today!
The BPC is looking for a few specific volunteers to help out with programs this winter and spring. Please consider if you have the time so that these events can be successful. Many hands make light work so the more people that step up, the easier they are to run and greater they will be enjoyed by students and families.
These positions are open to parents of all grades and no experience is required. Training and support will be offered.
Click here for more details. If you have any questions and/or are interested, contact Ann Heinl, BPC Volunteer Coordinator to learn more at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Monday, December 4th through Sunday, December 17th anytime you shop at 5BELOW in Countryside or NOTHING BUNDT CAKES in La Grange the BPC will receive a portion of the proceeds!
5Below is a great place for toys, games, small household decor, candy, electronics accessories and more! All items are priced at $5 or less.
Nothing Bundt Cakes has a delicious variety of cakes. All orders should be placed directly with the store and can be scheduled for pick up days or weeks in the future! Make sure to mention Brook Park when ordering over the phone or you MUST have the form when shopping in person!
Nothing Bundt Cakes Flier
Questions can be directed to email@example.com
Winter Classroom Parties
The signup geniuses for the Winter Classroom Parties are still getting finished up, but will be sent out and posted once they are all approved.
We do have the times of the parties, see below:
Friday, December 22nd
KAM 9:30 -10:30
Please join us Friday, December 1st for another great event at Barnes and Noble in Oak Brook!
Reader's and music and cupcakes oh my! And many new and exciting things going on this year including:
Name That Book finals, Mr. Accardi's Jam session and an all new RAFFLE with a grand prize to be announced during Barnes and Noble Week!
But we can't do it without a bit of help from you! Please check out the sign up genius and see if you can give just an hour or so of time to help pull off this multi-floor, multi-section event. Parents, grandparents, family members and older students are all welcome to sign up! Children are welcome to be with you during your time slot!
Thank you so much for your support!
The Barnes and Noble Committee
Brook Park Council and SE Gross PTO
Thank you to our Community Sponsors who supported the BPC this year through a business membership.
Cicero Auto Parts &
Scott E. Encher, Trial Attorney
**Order Deadline Extended to Wednesday, Nov 8th**
Now that our Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser is in full swing - it's time to sell, sell, sell! Did you know that you can also send emails to your out-of-town friends and family to help our school by ordering online? Mixed Bag Designs has something for everyone.
Click here to see the flyer
**Don’t forget that fundraiser ID – 337540 **
Our Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser starts today! Now who's ready to sell some cool stuff to all their friends and family? Let the countdown to our Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser begin!
Brook Park Council receives 50% of any order that is sent thru the school, free shipping to school AND it is tax free. Don't have an order form or need extra? There will be some waiting for you in the office this week. Expect our orders to arrive mid to late November (just in time for the holiday season) Any questions, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends and family can order online too! www.mixedbagdesigns.com
**Don’t forget our fundraiser ID – 337540 **
Click here to view the flyer
Gear up for Friday Spirit Days, upcoming Red Ribbon Week and the cooler weather (eventually!) with our Brook Park Spirit Wear.
We have fleece jackets, pull-over & full-zip sweatshirts as well as new t-shirts, accessories, yard signs & more. Our online store is now open!
When completing your order please include your CHILD'S FULL NAME & ROOM NUMBER for distribution.
If your order is a gift or surprise, please include your ADDRESS and we will deliver your items directly to you.
Please note that not all items are available in every size. We do our best to replenish the most popular items, but some items do sell out. Thank you for your understanding.
The fall sale will run through October 31. Orders will be filled on October 20th (in time for Red Ribbon Week) & November 3rd.