Brooklake School After School Art Club - Mrs. Lawton, Advisor
Art Club is open to all Brooklake Students. Students will be able to explore art a little differently in art club. They will be introduced to some materials/tools and concepts that are not always a part of their art class experience, thereby expanding their love of art! Children are encouraged to relax and be creative. Some Art Club projects include painting, drawing, collage, mixed media and clay sculptures. Students create wonderful works of art, learn, experiment and have fun! Should you have questions regarding this activity, please contact Mrs. Crotty at tracy.crotty@fpks.org.

Brooklake Chorus - Mr. Serfozo, Director
Chorus is open to students in third, fourth and fifth grades. The chorus explores music from a wide variety of cultures and time periods through study and performance. Students in Chorus are expected to participate in two morning and two evening concerts each year. Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mr. Serfozo at jeremy.serfozo@fpks.org.

Brooklake Hand Bell Choir - Mr. Serfozo, Director
Hand Bell Choir is open to students in fifth grade. Due to limited availability, the Hand Bell Choir is limited to 14 students chosen by a random lottery. Students will read and identify notation, follow director’s tempo and dynamics, learn and implement hand bell ringing techniques, determine and perform a variety of rhythms, time and key signatures. (The ability to read notation is recommended but not required.) Students in Hand Bell Choir are expected to participate in two morning and two evening concerts each year. Should you have questions regarding this activity, please contact Mr. Serfozo at jeremy.serfozo@fpks.org.

Brooklake Drama Club - Mrs. Williver, Mrs. Davis and Ms. Delaney, Advisors

The Brooklake Drama Club is held after-school for students in grades 3-5 who enjoy participating in a large production. There are many ways to get involved, i.e., singing, dancing, or speaking on stage, or working behind the scenes with the stage crew. Auditions are required for all students who would like a "spotlight" singing or speaking role. Rehearsals are initially held 1-2 times weekly and daily as the performance date nears. Stage crew meets on Fridays starting in mid-February. The Drama Club production will be presented in the late spring.

If interested, please complete the online survey below. Students who prefer to be in the chorus, dancers or on stage crew do not need to audition but should complete the online survey. Further information will be provided to all who complete the survey.

Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mrs. Williver at katie.williver@fpks.org, Mrs. Davis at jaclyn.davis@fpks.org or Ms Delaney at ashley.delaney@fpks.org..

Brooklake Bobcats Math Team, Mrs. Karl, Advisor
The Brooklake Bobcats Math Team participates in Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS). MOEMS has been in existence since 1977. Last year nearly 150,000 students from 6,000 teams worldwide participated in the Olympiads. Forty-nine of the 50 states and about 30 other countries were represented.

Math team season is from October - March and consists of weekly practices and monthly math contests. Math team is open to students in grades 4 and 5.

Team members learn new math skills and have opportunities to solve interesting math problems during practices. The monthly contests involve solving math problems and earning points for the school team.

Awards are given out to team members according to the number of points scored for the team. All members receive participation certificates.

Visit www.moems.org for more information about the Math Olympiad program, or contact Mrs. Karl at beth.karl@fpks.org.

National Geography Bee, Mrs. Karl, Coordinator

Brooklake Elementary School participates in the National Geographic Bee, a national geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The geography bee is open to United States students in grades 4-8.

Participants in the bee have the opportunity to show off their knowledge of geography, history, culture and map-reading skills. The school-level bee is the first step towards $85,000 in scholarships offered by the National Geographic Society to the winner of the national-level contest held in Washington DC.

The geography bee, prepared by the National Geographic Society, consists of seven rounds of questions to determine semi-finalists, then additional rounds leading to a school finalist. The school finalist then takes a written exam for qualification as a state-level participant. The qualifying exam is used to select the top 100 finishers from each state. Winning students continue to participate up to the final national-level contest held in Washington DC.

The Brooklake school-level Bee is held during the first week of December. Students who are interested in participating can find out more about the Bee and how to prepare for it at http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/or contact Mrs. Karl at beth.karl@fpks.org.


Grade 3 Homework Club – Mrs. Dillon, Advisor
Third grade Homework Club gives students the opportunity to receive homework assistance and complete daily and long term assignments. Homework Club provides a supportive environment and encourages positive study habits. Homework Club meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 in Room 32. No sign up is necessary, but a Homework Club Pass is required for students to attend. Passes can be found on the document manager or obtained from Mrs. Dillon or the main office. Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mrs. Dillon at melissa.dillon@fpks.org.

Grade 4 Homework Club – Mrs. Dillan, Advisor
Fourth grade Homework Club gives students the opportunity to receive homework assistance and complete daily and long term assignments. Homework Club provides a supportive environment and encourages positive study habits. Homework Club meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 in Room 32. No sign-up is necessary, but a Homework Club pass is required, each week students wish to attend. Please see Mrs. Dillon in Rm. 32 to obtain passes. Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mrs. Dillon at melissa.dillon@fpks.org.

Grade 5 Homework Club - Mrs. Enderle, Advisor
Fifth grade Homework Club gives students the opportunity to receive homework assistance and complete daily and long term assignments. Homework Club provides a supportive environment and encourages positive study habits. Homework Club meets on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 in Room 23. Please refer to Mrs. Enderle's website for meeting dates. No sign up is necessary, but a Homework Club Pass is required for students to attend. Passes can be found on the document manager or obtained from Mrs. Enderle or the main office. Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mrs. Enderle at gina.enderle@fpks.org.

Read Across Brooklake - Mrs. Kuzemczak and Mrs. Franklin, Coordinators
"Read Across Brooklake" is a Reading Incentive Program offered at Brooklake School. Students read a book of interest, fill out a response sheet, and put the sheet in the Read Across Brooklake mailbox outside of the main office. Twice a year we have a lottery and select three students (one from each grade level) who win gift cards from local stores or eateries. The students enjoy participating and reap the benefits of reading. For example, reading develops creativity, strengthens the ability to comprehend concepts and ideas, improves communication skills, increases vocabulary, and develops critical thinking skills. "Read Across Brooklake" is a fun, stress-free way to keep our students reading! Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mrs. Kuzemczak at donna.kuzemczak@fpks.org.

Sports and Games - Mr. Murray, Coordinator
After School Sports and Games is designed for the students to have an opportunity to play different sports activities such as basketball, football, floor hockey, wall ball, and other games that they may participate in during their physical education class. It is not a structured time, so students have a choice to play what they would like and meet new friends. During good weather students are taken outside and are able to play on the grass field, black top, swings and other playground structures. Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Mr. Murray at charles.murray@fpks.org.

Brooklake Tech Club - Google CS First- Ms. Zieja and Mrs. Tedesco, Advisors
Google CS First is a program designed by Google to get students interested in computer science (CS), coding, and programming. Brooklake Technology Club students will work on real-world “theme” curriculum content each week (approximately 10 hours of content across 8 activities for each theme), watch videos, and utilize the block-coding platform, Scratch. Should you have any questions regarding Tech Club, please contact Ms. Zieja at maria.zieja@fpks.org, or Mrs. Tedesco at wendy.tedesco@fpks.org.


Brooklake Chess Club - Mr. Kaluzavich, Advisor
The Brooklake Chess Club provides an opportunity for students to learn and enjoy chess while experiencing healthy competition and team spirit. Chess is used to develop critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, and competitive maturity. Chess Club is offered in two sessions, one in the fall and one after the first of the year. Join Mr. K as he challenges students in the great, intellectual game of chess! Should you have questions regarding this activity, please contact Mr. Kaluzavich at david.kaluzavich@fpks.org.

Brooklake School Student Climate and Culture Committee – Mrs. Cheryl Bernstein – School Counselor
The Brooklake School Climate and Culture Committee is open to all students in third, fourth and fifth grade who are interested in being a student leader, want to represent their grade and have a commitment to making our school the best that it can be. Students apply by filling out an application explaining why they would like to be on the committee. As a member, the students attend meetings during lunch and recess once or twice a month to plan fun activities for their grade level peers to participate in during lunch and recess. You do not need to be a member to actually participate in the activities. Members will also have the opportunity to write articles for the Bobcat Bulletin, help with our Pennies for Patients fundraiser and welcome new students. At times our Climate and Culture committee will be called upon to do other activities that help to enhance our climate and culture. All activities take place within the school day. Should you have any questions about this activity, please contact Cheryl Bernstein at Cheryl.Bernstein@fpks.org.

Brooklake School Peer Readers – Mrs. Cheryl Bernstein – School Counselor and Mrs. Farrah Rella – School Media Specialist
Brooklake Peer Readers is open to fourth grade students who are fluent readers and enjoy reading to younger students. Fourth grade teachers recommend fourth graders for this program. Two or three times a year each Peer Reader will have the opportunity to read to a third grade class and ask questions about the story. All books have character education themes. All activities take place within the school day. Should you have any questions about this activity, please contact Cheryl Bernstein at Cheryl.Bernstein@fpks.org.











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