2021 Open House (In-Person)

Saturday, November 20th we will be running live in-building tours from 10am-12pm for AC and 12-3pm for high school.

Our annual Open House will take place a little differently this year.

On Wednesday, November 17th we will host two virtual sessions for families - one from 4-5pm for Academic Center (AC) families and 5:30-6:30 for high school families. Two or more teachers will be available on each call to field questions. 

Friday, November 19, 2021

CPS Highly Selective School College Fair

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) graduates more than 20,000 high school students annually. Over 3,000 of our most academically talented students attend some of the country’s most competitive higher education institutions. It is important that CPS continues to expose our highly qualified students to top colleges and universities. Therefore, the Chicago Public Schools' Office of College and Career Success will host the Highly Selective School College Fair at Whitney M.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Announcements: Week of March 31


Students parking in the school lot must have a parking permit. Purchase them from Mr. Bayon for $25. CARS PARKED WITHOUT A PERMIT WILL BE TOWED.

All students taking AP courses will take the AP exam. Students with free or reduced lunch must pay $10 per AP exam. All others must pay $80 per exam. See Mr. Bayon in the main office to pay your balance.


Friday, March 14, 2014

World Hunger Project

The students in AP World History (Mrs. Clark, teacher) have been working on this service learning project.

They had to complete research around hunger issues seen around the world.

They have created websites to help inform the public about 10 countries that are facing hunger issues for a myriad of reasons.

Learn what they have done. The document linked below lists their websites as well as directions on how to download the app to help us reach 1,000,000 grains of rice for the United Nation's World Food Program!


Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Brooks Chess Team, under the direction of Mr. Garza, won 1st Place in the Greater Chicago Chess Tournament, K through 9, U1200 Section. This was a multi-state tournament that took place on April 6.


Congratulations to:

Monday, May 3, 2021

Want to Be Louder Than a Bomb?

Are you interested in writing/performing lyrics, verses, rap, or poetry with one of the best teams in Chicago? Are you interested in getting coached in your writing/performance by nationally recognized Brooks alumni?

Then prepare a piece and come audition this Thursday at 4:00 for the Brooks Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) team! Writing coaches include former citywide LTAB champions Onyx Appleberry and Kennedy Harris.

Email Mr. Ejzak at if you're interested, and he'll share the GoogleMeet link with you! See you Thursday @ 4:00!

Monday, February 1, 2021

Virtual Blood Drive!

Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep - BETA CLUB is organizing a Virtual Blood Drive from Monday, February 1st, through Sunday, February 28, 2021.


Join the COVID Rescue Team when you donate blood at the virtual blood drive!


In times when we can't be together in person, we can still be together in support of our community. To join our virtual blood drive, follow these steps:


Friday, January 8, 2021

Open House 2020: Mark Your Calendar!

Parents of prospective Brooks students! Use the information below to participate in this year's Open House and learn more about Brooks College Prep!

The presentations will start at 9:30 a.m. (and last until 12 noon) for the Academic Center, and at 12 noon (and last until 3 p.m.) for the High School. Our Student Ambassadors will be on hand to respond to any questions.

Thursday, November 5, 2020
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