The Community Health Improvement Committee has approved a donation of $5,000.00 for Park Brook Elementary to increase the number of kinesthetic seats we have at Park Brook. This will enable us... More detail
2018 Morning Move
Morning Move has begun! The purpose of Morning Move is to prepare students for learning. Research indicates that increasing movement prior to learning increases academic growth. We... More detail
2018 Freedom School
JUNE 18 - JULY 26
Monday - Friday
8 am - 3 pm
The Children’s Defense Fund - Freedom Schools program provides summer enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increases their self-esteem,... More detail
After School Plans
If plans change as to how your child is to go home after school, we MUST hear from a parent with either a note or a phone call. If we do not hear from a parent, students will be sent home the usual... More detail
Screen time is the time children spend in front of any type of electronic device whether it be television, iPad, smart phone, and so on. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no screen... More detail
Stability Seats and Hokki Stools
Stability balls and Hokki Stools are used instead of traditional chairs at Park Brook Elementary. Some research indicates about a 10% increase in brain activity while sitting on a stability seat. ... More detail
Grades and Exercise
Get Your Child Moving—It May Just Improve Their Grades
Park Brook Elementary approaches education differently than many schools with the Focus on Fitness initiative. The purpose is to increase... More detail
Dads and Fitness
Dad’s and Fitness: While the Focus on Fitness initiative is primarily focused on students, increasing fitness is beneficial for all. While this article is based upon research from Australia,... More detail
ADHD and Exercise!
ADHD and Exercise! This article, with links to other articles regarding ADHD, highlights the importance of exercise for those with ADHD. Exercise benefits all individuals by increasing our... More detail
Sleep/Exercise and ADHD
Exercise, sleep and ADHD. Whether or not your child has ADHD, the information in this article can benefit any child.
Exercise and Sleep: The Better Brain Therapies Your Child Needs
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Why Kids Shouldn't Sit Still in Class
Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class, a recent article in the New York Times highlights the need for students to move and be physically active. One of the key researchers quoted in the articles... More detail
Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina. Park Brook Elementary has an intentional Focus on Fitness initiative to increase academic growth, positive behaviors, and at the same time is great for physical... More detail
Reading and 1st Grade Boys
The latest research supports our fitness initiative, especially with 1st grade boys! We offer before/after school fitness opportunities and classes begin the day with a Brain Boost (movement) and... More detail
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