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Brooks Bunch Business Academy in Action!

Brooks Bunch Business Academy For the last 2 weeks, the students  of the Business Academy have been focusing on understanding why it’s a good thing that a part of each paycheck goes toward insurance & taxes. The students are also learning what actions can put them at risk for identity

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Grammar Slammer for Math and Literacy Academy

Last week the Math and Literacy Academy began working on parts of speech and phonics awareness with a Literacy Game called Grammar Slammer. They worked on creating complete, grammatically correct sentences – distinguishing between different verb tenses and different parts of a sentence.

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Young Ladies Rites of Passage Nov/Dec Update

We spent the November meeting honoring our military forces, discussing leadership and college readiness. Guest speaker, Kimberly Smith, retired Senior Master Sergeant and computer analysts of the United States Air Force shared her experiences in the Air Force and how 24 years in the military impacted her life. It was

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It’s Beginning to Feel A Lot Like Christmas!

Derrick Brooks Charities has been very blessed with community partnerships. This Christmas the Children’s Home has donated 110 bicycles for us to distribute to those in need in our community while McAlister’s Deli has been collecting toys for Derrick Brooks to distribute as well. Here are a few photos from

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