DECEMBER 10, 2020
The sunrise on campus yesterday was spectacular!
Report Cards
The Semester 1 Report Card will be available to access in OnBrooks no later than Dec. 19 at 12 p.m. Have questions or need assistance with OnBrooks? Contact Registrar Lisa Saunders.
Winter Session Schedule
Please click to read a letter regarding the updated academic schedule for the upcoming Winter Session and view/download a printable PDF of the schedule.
Holiday Shopping
Grab those last-minute gifts! The school store on campus is now open to parents for in-person shopping. Although students are no longer here, we still need to uphold strict rules and regulations around safety and protocol compliance. If you visit campus to shop, please observe the following: 

  • Complete the attestation form shortly before arriving on campus and check in with the guard at the gate.
  • Do not come to campus if you are experiencing COVID-like symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • A mask is required at all times. 
  • Please keep your visit to a maximum of 15 minutes. 
  • Park in the lot behind the Wilder Dining Hall and enter through the lower level of Wilder. Do not enter any other buildings or other parts of campus.
  • Please observe the bookstore rules as they are indicated via signage (maximum capacity in the store, social distancing, etc).

The store is open the following days/hours (Please note: There is only one weekend time available):
Nov. 30 - Dec. 18: Monday - Friday (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Saturday, Dec. 19: (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Can't make it in person? No worries: Contact Dawn Morrison or Michelle Zerbey at (978) 725-6236 to have items shipped to your home.
The BSN sports Sideline Store is available for shopping as well.
English Department's Book and Movie Recommendations
Brooks' English Department has your family covered if you're looking for something interesting to read or watch during Winter Break. Teachers shared with students a list of 10 books and 10 movies they'd recommend. Check it out for inspiration!
Arts Exhibit: Sculpture
Brooks' Arts Department has something to share, too: A video showcasing 3D Studio Art's classwork this fall, featuring unique, nonrepresentational sculptures. Give it a watch to see students' creations and get more details.
Article to Consider . . .
"When pandemic-weary adolescents get to take a break, what should they do with themselves?" That's the subject of a New York Times article that Director of Student Wellness Steph Holmes asks parents to consider this week: "How Teens Use Downtime to Connect, Distract or Reflect: Different choices for how young people use free time lead to different kinds of relief." Click to read it and take a look at the benefits and challenges to three different ways that teenagers tend to spend their downtime.

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