Founders Day Assembly: Friday, September 10, 8:15 am. Our guest speaker is Bill Law, a member of the Class of 1971, past Board chair, and son of one of the Founders of Brookfield Academy, William L. Law. This year Founders Day will be particularly exciting as members of Brookfield Academy's first graduating class will be in attendance as part of their 50th Reunion Celebration.

American Character Educational Series: On Friday, September 17, immediately following our Constitution Day assembly, Judge Shelley Grogan will talk about the History of our Bill of Rights with a special focus on the 4th Amendment. The presentation will be held in the Washington Room at Founders Hall. Contact Linda Pryor to RSVP.

All medical, health, athletic, and other administrative forms must be completed. If you still have forms to complete, you can find them in the MyBA portal or Magnus Health. If you have questions, please email support@brookfieldacademy.org.

Homecoming Week is Monday, September 13–Saturday, September 18. See the Advancement News section below for additional information.

All-School Picture Day is Thursday, September 23. Please plan accordingly. Use this link to view the flyer with details.

School Medications – if your student requires medications at school, (including emergency and non-emergency medicine), please call your Division's Administrative Assistant to arrange a time for drop-off. All medications must have a Medication Administration Authorization form uploaded to Magnus before the medication can be administered.

Traffic Safety Reminder! School ends at 3:15 pm. Arriving between 3:25–3:30 pm for pick-up, especially for Middle School and Upper School students, helps reduce congestion and makes the process easier for everyone. Please consider this option. For additional information to make dismissal and pick-up easier, see the MyBA parent portal.

BA Spirit Store: Join the Brookfield Academy community and keep BA strong by proudly wearing our BA apparel! The BA Spirit Store in Patriots Hall will be open from 11 am to 1 pm, the first Friday of each month for October, November, and December. The team is seeking volunteers to work in the store during Homecoming Week. Visit the Volunteer Hub to volunteer. Spirit wear can be ordered online as well. The spirit wear team will update the website with fun specials throughout the year, so check back often.

School Calendar Information: There are two school calendars on the website. The Activities Calendar contains Upper School and Middle School/Level 5 athletics, club activities, and all theatre schedules. The Google Calendar contains division and all-school events, academic and parent events, and assemblies. A printed calendar is available for purchase through the BA Spirit Store. Please note: Updates to the printed calendar will appear on the BA Google calendar.

Host Family Needed: We have an Upper School international student in need of housing for the current school year. A stipend is given to all international host families. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Dr. Larry Pesch.   

Music Lessons with CODA: Lessons through CODA, the private music lesson after-school program at Brookfield Academy, began this week. Limited lesson times remain. More information here. Please note that payment is due before the first lesson. The fee schedule can be found here.

Taher Lunch Program: More information will be coming as Taher finalizes plans for the lunch program. Additional information can be found here. Taher has several paid opportunities for parents who may be interested in assisting with the lunch program. Contact Stanely Tom for more information.

Mission Academy is a workshop that consists of three, 40-minute sessions designed to share the history and Mission of Brookfield Academy. They help new parents transition smoothly, access all BA offers, and connect with other families. Session I is September 14, Session II is September 21, and Session III is September 28. To register, email Linda Pryor.

Social Media: If you're at a BA event and get a great image of your student, please submit it to socialmedia@brookfieldacademy.org. We're always looking for content. Please include a few details about the event and the names of students in the photo. We'll use as many as we can.