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Reflections on a Brookridge Education

Reflections on a Brookridge Education
I’ve always been well aware that I experienced a happy childhood, and without question, Brookridge Day School is critical to why this is true!! My happy memories are very specific, which indicates...
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Get to know us: Meet First Grade Teacher Keir Mercer!

There really is no place like home!
Get to know us:  Meet First Grade Teacher Keir Mercer!
If you've been following our blog or social media, then you know that we're introducing you to each one of the talented and dedicated professionals that make up Overland Park’s Brookridge Day...
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Get to know us: Pre-K teacher Heather Vassmer!

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Get to know us:  Pre-K teacher Heather Vassmer!
Over the course of the next few months we’re going to introduce you to each one of the talented and dedicated professionals that make up Overland Park’s Brookridge Day School. We recently had BDS...
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Kansas City museums- a family treasure!

Parenting Tips and Strategies
Kansas City museums- a family treasure!
Museums are a great resource for families during the winter, especially in Kansas City. We are fortunate that many of our museums are free of charge! The Nelson-Atkins, the Kemper Museum of...
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Get to know us: Meet Music Teacher Donya Booth!

She's our wonderful music teacher!
Get to know us:  Meet Music Teacher Donya Booth!
Over the course of the next few months we’re going to introduce you to each one of the talented and dedicated professionals that make up Overland Park’s Brookridge Day School. We recently had our...
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Data notebooks- A Brookridge advantage!

Enrollment
Data notebooks- A Brookridge advantage!
There are many benefits to enrolling in Kindergarten at Brookridge Day School. Each Kindergartener has the ability to track his or her own growth, which isn't often seen in other classroom setups. ...
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Pre-K students visit BDS Kindergarten

Kindergarten Readiness
Pre-K students visit BDS Kindergarten
Today our class got to visit Mrs. Moore's Kindergarten classroom (Room 1) together with Mrs. Stone's class. The children were SO EXCITED to be big kids-- if only for a while! Mrs. Moore introduced...
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Genius hour for 3rd graders

What is genius hour? Genius hour is one-hour-a-week that I let my Brookridge Day School 3rd graders research whatever topic they choose to research! YES! THEY CHOOSE! Every week there is an hour...
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Conflict resolution for first graders

Keep your child engaged
  Our Brookridge Day School first grade class spent the month of October learning about conflict resolution.  Each week we focused on a different aspect of conflicts and resolutions and how...
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Get to know us:  Brookridge Day School Principal Barbara Brown

Get to know us:  Brookridge Day School Principal Barbara Brown
Over the course of the next few months we’re going to introduce you to each one of the talented and dedicated professionals that make up Overland Park’s Brookridge Day School.  We recently had...
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