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What a year! Parent-made yearbook captures memories

Posted on June 9, 2017
It's been another great year at Brook Road Academy full of comraderie and one-of-a-kind learning experiences. And of course, our school wouldn't be what it is without the involvement of our parents. Special thanks goes to Baron Blakley, father of 10th grader Nelson Blakley, who created a digital yearbook as a gift for our students. Check out this amazing snapshot of 2016-17!

Brook Road Academy video wins Virginia Public Relations Award

Posted on May 11, 2017
The Public Relations Society of America Richmond Chapter has awarded Brook Road Academy with a Virginia Public Relations Award for our school video. The video received a Capital Award of Excellence in the category of Online Videos, presented at the Jefferson Hotel on Wednesday, May 10. Many thanks to the students, parents, and faculty who helped tell the story of our school, and to Fuel Creative for producing the video! ...Read More

Attention Alumni! Join us for a Brook Road Academy Reunion! (May 11, 2017)

Posted on April 27, 2017
We hope to see you there! The reunion will take place at Brook Road Academy.

Brook Road Academy to hold Open House (April 20, 2017)

Posted on March 20, 2017
Brook Road Academy is holding an Open House on Thursday, April 20! If you or someone you know could benefit from small class sizes and a personalized approach to education, we hope you'll come take a look! See the flyer below for details, or learn more about us here. We hope to see you there! Questions? Contact Craig Hedley at 804-393-6914 or email.

The Most Important Extracurricular Activities For College

Posted on March 18, 2017
Keeping your grades up in high school is certainly critical for getting into a good college. However, colleges don't just look at your GPA and test scores - they also look at your extracurricular activities. Extracurricular activities are important to colleges because they give them a sense of your character and work ethic. But, what exactly counts as an extracurricular activity and how will you know which ones are important? ...Read More

Henrico County Police introduce students to careers in law enforcement

Posted on February 24, 2017
As part of our Career Readiness Program, members of the Henrico County Police Department met with Brook Road Academy students this afternoon to discuss career possibilities in law enforcement.  Many thanks to the officers for taking the time to answer our students' questions. To learn more about our Career and Transition Services and how we prepare students for life after school, click here.

Volunteer helps students with college applications and resumes

Posted on February 8, 2017
Job Coach Sue Story met with our juniors and seniors and conducted a workshop on applications and resume building skills.  Students were grateful to have benefited from Sue's expertise! Community involvement is one that the things that make Brook Road Academy an exceptional school.  We are dedicated to helping our students prepare for life after graduation.  If you're interested in volunteering at Brook Road, please contact Head of Academy, Jeff Carretto, at ...Read More

Introducing After-School Archery Club

Posted on January 19, 2017
Brook Road Academy is excited to announce that it will be starting its Archery Club led by teacher Israel Melendez. The club will meet after school on Tuesdays from 3:30pm-4:15pm at Bass Pro Shops. After-school clubs and activities are based on our students' interests.  Check out our other extracurricular opportunities here.

Caring for mind and body through yoga

Posted on December 15, 2016
Every Friday at Brook Road Academy, students have the opportunity to participate in a session of yoga. A study from Duke University Medical Center suggests that yoga can benefit those living with depression, anxiety, and sleep issues, helping them feel calm and relaxed. Parents are able to join too! Even students who have never done yoga before have recognized its positive effects on their mental health and have begun looking forward to it each week.

Brook Road students perform in University of Richmond Twelfth Night production

Posted on December 9, 2016
On the evening of Friday, December 2, Brook Road Academy students took the stage in front of a large crowd at the St. Joseph's Villa chapel.  They were joined by University of Richmond students to perform an act of Williams Shakespeare's Twelfth Night as part of the Jepson Shakespeare Project. Through our Career and Transition Services, Villa schools like Brook Road Academy partnered with U of R to teach students about theater and ...Read More

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