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The Flyer - Brentwood Academy


									                                                                                         The Flyer
                                                                                A Weekly Publication for Students, Parents,
                                                                                   and Faculty of Brentwood Academy
                                                                                  Published by the External Affairs Office
              Vivat Veritas
            Let Truth Prevail                                                               2006-07 Theme Verse:
                                                                                 He must become greater, and I must become less.
         October 24, 2006                                                                                        John 3:30 NLT
        Volume XXXVII: 11

         Devotional Thought                                                                     Weekly Calendar
                                                                                         Tuesday, October 24, 2006                A Day
No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. Each tree is
recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thornbushes, or grapes         7:00 AM 10th Grade Boys Bible Study in the Dining Hall
from briers. The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his            7:00 AM US/MS Grade Team Meetings
heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For   8:30 AM Tuesday Tours beginning in the MS Lobby
out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.                       Luke 6:43-45    8:30 AM Edmondson Parents' Coffee
                                                                                         3:45 PM MS Boys Soccer vs. DCA (H)
                                                                                         4:30 PM MS Wrestling vs. WMS (H)
                                                                                         5:00 PM US Girls Soccer vs. Harpeth Hall at Davidson Academy
                                                                                         5:00 PM US Swimming vs. Father Ryan at TSU
                     Campus Tours on Tuesdays
                        October 24 and 31 s 8:30 AM                                      Wednesday, October 25, 2006             B Day
                                                                                         7:10 AM 6th Grade Girls Bible Study in Mr. Bezuidenhout’s Room
  Tours will be held each Tuesday in October for prospective parents interested in       8:45 AM Winstead Parents' Coffee
  looking at Brentwood Academy. No reservations are needed. Admission packets            9:20 AM US Winterim Group Meeting
  are available, so if you know of anyone interested in making application to BA,        3:45 PM MS Girls Soccer at Woodland
  please have them call the Admission Office at 523-0611.
                                                                                         Thursday, October 26, 2006                A Day
                                                                                         6:45 AM BA Dads Book Study in Rian Berger’s Room
                         Market Street Festival                                          7:00 AM 9th Grade Girls Bible Study in the Round Room
                                                                                         7:05 AM 7th Grade Girls Bible Study in Room 305
 The Market Street Committee would like to thank everyone who volunteered                7:10 AM 8th Grade Girls Bible Study in Mrs. Mize’s Room
 during this wonderful family event. With our gift of rain and cold weather, you         7:15 AM 8th Grade Boys Bible Study in Mr. Dobbins’ Room
 still came and worked to make this day happen! THANK YOU! Our students                  7:15 AM 6th and 7th Grade Boys Bible Study in the MS Gym
 had fun! KUDO's to Coach Bradford, Neal Morrison, and Matthew Proctor for               8:00 AM 8th Grade SLT Conference at BUMC
 sporting the dunk tank! Special thanks to Val Degati who graciously and deli-           8:30 AM Grassland Parents' Coffee
 ciously catered our Vendor lunch! Thanks to our Vendors for a great show!               11:30 AM US Girls Cross Country Region Championships at Steeplechase
 Congratulations BA Dads Network for another successful dinner feeding over              2:30 PM JV Girls Cross Country Region Championships at Steeplechase
 600.                                                                                              US Girls Soccer
                                                                                         4:30 PM MS Wrestling at PMS
 Thanks also goes to this committee whose hard work and flexibility pulled off           4:00 PM 9th Grade Boys Bible Study in the Dining Hall
 an event like this for BA. Cindy Loftin, Michelle Broadbent, Susan Gerrald,             6:30 PM 11th Grade Girls Bible Study at Rotating Homes
 Margie Arnold, Jody Bacon, Pam Storey, Kim Ristau, Kim Parks, Karol
 Mangione,Cindy Matlock, Dawn Spengel, Becky Samuel, Susan Thomason,
 Elizabeth Henniger, Richard Boring and Brad Berlin.                                     Friday, October 27, 2006                 B Day
                                                                                         7:15 AM BA Dads Coffee Stop
 BA is blessed with wonderful students who step up and give of themselves!               9:25 AM US Pep Rally
 Marie Oldham did a beautiful job on our Poster for Market Street publicity              3:45 PM MS Boys Soccer at Ensworth MS
 which we used in businesses in the area, thank you! Dillon Searcy and Corey             7:30 PM US Football vs. Christian Brothers (H)
 Breedlove provided art work for a great homecoming T-shirt and sweatshirt.
                                                                                         Saturday, October 28, 2006
 For additional information about our Vendors contact Pam Storey. If you gra-                      ACT
 ciously put a Market Street sign in your yard, please bring them to Tammi                         US Forensics-Henry County
 Wells’ office, we are recycling them! Thank you for supporting Market Street!           8:30 AM 6th Grade Football Red at MBA
                                                                                         9:45 AM 6th Grade Football White at MBA
                                                                                                   BA Dads Overnighter at Montgomery Bell State Park
                     Brentwood Academy Presents
                        Cheaper By The Dozen                                             Sunday, October 29, 2006
   The Brentwood Academy Fine Arts Department will present Frank B. Gilbreth,                     BA Dads Overnighter at Montgomery Bell State Park
  Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey’s Cheaper By The Dozen on November 9th,               6:30 PM 12th Grade Bible Study at Mr. Brown’s home
  11th and 12th.
                                                                                         Monday, October 30, 2006               A Day
  The classic family comedy set in the 1950’s chronicles the adventurous home
                                                                                         8:30 AM Scales Parents' Coffee
  life of the Gilbreth’s and their 12 children. Fittingly, in the Brenwood                        US/MS Fire Drill
  Academy production, five of the nine Gilbreth children are played by actual                     6th Grade Basketball Tryouts
  siblings.                                                                                       US Wrestling First Practice
  Reserved tickets are $10 and are available on-line at                                  3:45 PM US Bowling vs. BGA at Franklin Lanes General admission tickets are also available                 3:45 PM MS Girls Soccer vs. GMS (H)
  for $8 and may be purchased through the main offices of Brentwood                      3:45 PM MS Boys Soccer at Sunset
  Academy.                                                                               5:30 PM 10th Grade Girls Bible Study
  Dates: Thursday, November 9 7:00 PM
           Saturday, November 11 7:00 PM
           Sunday, November 12 2:00 PM
  Tickets: General Admission tickets are $8.00 and may be purchased in the                             ULTIMATE TAILGATING PRIZE
  Middle and Upper School Offices at Brentwood Academy, or from any cast                  Tailgating is back on this week. Rolling cooler, cushions, cups, noise makers,
  member. Reserved Seats are $10.00 and may be purchased on-line only.                    shakers and light-up beads-all of these can be yours if you have the best tail-
  Reserved seats are available only for the Saturday and Sunday                           gating group this Friday! Bring anything you can to stay warm but don't stay
  performances. All seating for Thursday’s performance is general                         away. Hot hamburgers, Chick-Fil-A and pizzas will be served in the parking
  admission.                                                                              areas. Bookstore has awesome blankets.

                       Lunch Menu For This Week
 Tuesday  Breakfast:        Assorted Breakfast
                                                                                                 Upcoming Events
          Lunch:            Italian Sausage with Noodles and Spicy Tuna Wrap             October 31       11:30 AM  National Honor Society Luncheon
 Wednesday Breakfast:       Assorted Breakfast
          Lunch:            BBQ Pork Loin and Fresh Mozzarella/Bruschetta                November 4        7:30 AM  BA Dads Network Breakfast with Curt Masters
 Thursday Breakfast:        Assorted Breakfast                                           November 4        6:30 PM  MS Mega Riot
          Lunch:            Blackened Chicken Breast and Pasta with Pesto                November 10      10:00 AM  101st Airborne Appreciation Parade on
 Friday   Breakfast:        Assorted Breakfast                                                                      Maryland Way
          Lunch:            Beef and Broccoli and Asian Cous Cous                        November 9, 11, 12         US Fall Play “Cheaper By The Dozen”
 Monday Breakfast:          Assorted Breakfast
          Lunch:            Chicken Cacciatore and Sauteed Spinach                       November 11        8:00 AM Admission Day
                                                                                         December 2 6:00 PM/8:15 PM Mistle Toe Roaster
 You may check out the lunch menu online at

                             Mission Statement: Brentwood Academy is a co-educational independent, college preparatory school
                             dedicated to nurturing and challenging the whole person - body, mind and spirit - to the glory of God.
                     219 Granny White Pike, Brentwood, Tennessee 37027 • •
                                     Upper School 615-373-0611 • Fax 615-377-3709 • Sports Line 615-377-3632 Press 2
                                    Middle School 615-523-0611 • Fax 615-523-0614 • Sports Line 615-377-3632 Press 1
        Spiritual                                                                                      Academics
                             Mom’s Bible Studies                                              NCAA Clearinghouse Information for Seniors - Any senior wishing to play DI
Sixth Grade Moms’ Bible Study is held on Mondays from 1:15 - 2:45 PM at the                   or DII athletics MUST register with the NCAA Clearinghouse ASAP. Any inter-
home of Mrs. Jody Bacon (6303 Westcates Court). We are reading Having a                       ested student who has not yet registered should see his/her College Counselor
Mary Heart in a Martha World, by Joanna Weaver, available at Lifeway. Headmas-                immediately. Also, the Clearinghouse now requires seniors to submit their test
ter Emeritus Bill Brown and his wife, Beth, are leading our study. For questions              scores directly from the testing agency. If you have already registered with the
please contact Mrs. DeeAnn Hodge (790-2142 or                         Clearinghouse, please see Ms. Miller or Ms. Panneck for assistance in sending
                                                                                              your ACT and/or SAT scores.
Seventh Grade Moms’ Bible Study - All 7th grade Moms are invited to come to
our Fall PotLuck Luncheon at Noon this Thursday prior to the Bible study (Chap-               SAT and ACT - All seniors are required to take both the SAT and ACT at least
ter on Potiphar's Wife for those with a book). Please come this week as we gather             once during the fall of their senior year. Students can register online or by using
at the home of Mrs. Pam Storey.                                                               the paper registration forms, which are available in the College Counseling Office.
                                                                                              BA’s school code is 430163. Test dates are below:
Eighth Grade Moms’ Bible Study, Finding Balance - Loving God with Heart and                          SAT (               ACT (
Soul, Mind and Strength by Becca Stevens meets on Fridays from 10:00 AM -                            December 2 (Deadline 11/1)                December 9 (Deadline 11/3)
Noon at the home of Mrs. Lesha Whorton.
                                                                                              PLAN Reminder for Sophomores - All sophomores will take the PLAN exam on
Ninth Grade Moms’ Bible Study will meet from 1:00 - 3:00 PM on Mondays at                     Tuesday, October 31. The exam will begin at 7:45 AM, therefore students must
the home of Mrs. Sue Burrichter. For questions, please call Mrs. Jane Smith or                arrive on time (or early!) that morning. Please bring two #2 pencils, a calculator,
Mrs. Denise Lennington.                                                                       and a watch to the exam. Additional information was mailed home to parents of
Tenth Grade Moms’ Bible Study meets on Thursdays from 12:30 - 2:00 PM at
the home of Ms. Valeria Ball. For questions, please contact Mrs. Angel Stovenour              Colleges Visiting BA - All visits will be held in the College Counseling
or Mrs. Pat Whitson.                                                                          Conference Room unless otherwise noted.
                                                                                              Tuesday, October 24 at 8:00 AM - Princeton University
Eleventh Grade Moms’ Bible Study meets on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 -                        Wednesday, October 25: 10:00 AM - University of Colorado-Boulder
11:30 AM at the home of Mrs. Mary Hinson. We are studying Her Name is                                                  1:35 PM - University of Tennessee-Martin
Woman, volume 2, by G. Karssen, but the discussion is easy to follow even if you              Thursday, October 26 at 8:00 AM - Hollins University
haven't read the material! We'd love to have you join us! Call Mrs. Deese Bearden             Friday, October 27 at 9:55 AM - Samford University
if you have any questions.
Twelfth Grade Moms’ Bible Study will meet at 1:00 PM on Monday,
November 6 and 20 at the home of Mrs. Alison Rogers. We will be referring to the
book Give Them Wings. Please come anytime that you can!                                                Fine Arts
Twelfth Grade Moms are also invited to morning prayer each Tuesday from 7:15                  Upper School Musical - The Fine Arts Department is excited to announce
- 7:45 AM in the BA Boardroom. For questions, please contact Mrs. Janet Walls.                that the spring musical for this year will be "Once On This Island." This
                                                                                              highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy
                               BA Dads Network                                                tale “The Little Mermaid” sings and dances the story of Ti Moune, the
BA Dads Weekly Friday Coffee Stop was too cold and wet for the soccer parking                 poor peasant girl who rescues, nurses and falls in love with Daniel, a
lot last week so we moved to Alpine Bagel on Maryland Way. A good time was had                Frenchman from a wealthy family. When Daniel is returned to his people,
by all and we will be there again if the weather is not great this Friday from                the gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest to test the strength
7:15 - 8:00 AM.                                                                               of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death.
                                                                                              This uplifting production is a director/choreographer’s dream, an intimate
The 10-week BA Dads Bible Study is now in week #7 and meets each Thursday                     show presented in a dance/movement-driven style reminiscent of story
from 6:45 - 7:30 AM led by Mr. Berger in his room. This week we are on Chapter                theatre, with a small band and minimal – though colorful – sets and cos-
9.                                                                                            tumes that capture the imagination of the audience. Its catchy, contempo-
                                                                                              rary, and Caribbean-flavored score by the Tony® Award-winning
BA Dads Annual Overnighter Retreat - There is still room for more dads to join                songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (“Ragtime” and
us at Montgomery Bell State Park, with Golf option at Greystone this Saturday and             the animated film “Anastasia”) includes tender ballads and rousing
Sunday. We leave at 11:00 AM on Saturday for optional golf tee times starting at              celebratory numbers for an ensemble cast of strong singers. Auditions
1:00 PM. Group dinner is at 6:00 PM followed by a Dads Network meeting and                    will be held on December 8 from 2:45 - 5:45 PM in the theatre.
football as well as a devotion on Sunday morning. The retreat concludes at
9:00 AM on Sunday. The cost is $45 for double or $90 for a single room, $45 for
golf. Sign up by Wednesday with Mr. Mark McFerran (523-0618,                                           Other Announcements                                                          Attention Parents - This is another opportunity for you to affirm and impact the lives of
                                                                                              high school students. Phat Star Tutoring needs volunteer tutors willing to be a positive
BA Dads Network Breakfast meets Saturday, November 4 from 7:30 - 9:00 AM                      influence and role model in the life of a student. Phat Star Tutoring is housed at the
so mark your calendars now. Headmaster Curt Masters will be our special speaker               Franklin High School Learning Lab. Tutors and students will meet two to three times
providing insights on this year’s goals for the school and how we as dads can                 weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. They are asking that
support him.                                                                                  you please commit to at least two hours per week if you are interested in serving these
                                                                                              students. Orientation for tutors will be Tuesday, October 24 at the Learning Lab from
                                                                                              6:00 - 8:00 PM. Please contact Mrs. Jessica Pleasant. This is more than a program. It's
                                    Family Life                                               a collaborative community effort to educate and empower our youth!
New resource - We have the PBS DVD “It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend”
(Helping the LD Child Find Social Success) by Richard Lavoie. Contact Cookie                  Spring Break Missions Trip - Steve Widmaier is leading a missions trip to Northern
Newton ( if interested in viewing it.                      Ireland March 16-23 and will be building relationships with teens in that area. The
                                                                                              maximum cost will be $1715. If you are interested, please contact David Peden, Brad
                                                                                              Perry or Steve Widmaier. Applications are available in Room 207 and need to be turned
                                                                                              in by November 3.

                                                                                              2nd Annual Hoover Run for Hope on Saturday, November 11 - The goal of this 5K
                                                                                              run/walk is to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and bring to-
         Athletics                                                                            gether our community for a family day of fun, in honor of Liam Hoover, a former Kenrose
                                                                                              and Brentwood Academy student. Liam’s battle with cancer was an inspiration to all
US Girls Cross Country - Congratulations to the team for winning their conference             who knew him. All entry fees for the run will go directly to the hospital. We are very
championships both at the varsity and JV levels. The varsity competed last Wednesday          excited to be having our second annual event and will again need many volunteers to
in warm conditions scoring 80 points to edge out rival Seigal with 111 points. Twenty         make this run a success. If you would like to volunteer on race day or the day before for
teams competed including teams from around the mid state. Fallon Dickens led the              pre-registration, please contact Mary Olson and she will let you know how you can
Lady Eagles with a 5th place individual finish and time of 21:21 for 5k. Rounding out         help. You may register for the race online at or visit our website
the top five were Courtney Bishop, Samantha Wilson, Lacy Lovell and Harris                    ( to print out a registration form.
Slinkard. The JV competed on Saturday in Lafayette, at Macon County High. BA once
again edged out Seigal with a score of 26 to 31. The girls battled hard and brought home      Student Pictorial Directories Have Arrived - For those who pre-purchased a Student
the championship title. Alicia Adlerz won the race with a time of 23.19, her personal         Pictorial Directory during registration, your booklet was placed in your child’s locker.
best, and was followed by teammates Emily Stow (4th), Cara Beth Heath (6th), Anna             For those wishing to purchase a directory we will have a few extras for $8 each, avail-
Kate Read (7th), Grace Bishop (8th), Katrina Adlerz (9th) and Victoria Petway (12th).         able through the Bookstore.
US Boys Cross Country - The varsity team had an outstanding performance at the                England, Ireland, and Scotland in June! - Mr. Sawyer is taking a group of BA students
mid-state meet last Wednesday at Sharp Springs Park in Smyrna. The Eagles were able           and families on an eleven-day journey through Great Britain and Ireland, under the
to put six runners in the top 25 to outdistance the nearest team by over 60 points.           auspices of EF tours. The cost for students is $2,623 and the cost for adults is $2,963. A
Individually, the team was led by the runner-up finish of Clay Adams. Eric Schmidt            $95 deposit per traveler is all you need to register. Contact EF tours at 1-800-665-5364
(5th), Andrew Harper (10th), Parker Newton (18th), Matthew Thompson (23rd) and                or go to to sign up. (Our tour number is 850689.) The deadline to register is
Cory Prim (25th) also had nice performances to complete the Eagles varsity squad.             Friday, December 1. (Note: Mr. Sawyer will not be leading this trip again until 2009.)
Seven members of the JV team competed in the mid-state JV championship at Macon               Contact Mr. Sawyer at school (373-0611, 591-8071) with questions or drop by his class-
County on Saturday. A very young squad had an outstanding day finishing 5th out of 12         room (224) for a brochure.
teams. Landen Arnold led the team individually with a very strong 6th place finish.
Will Graham, Scott Simpson, Andrew Eshelman, Jay Renfro, Marc Burris, and                     Italy, Greece and Turkey in June 2007 - Mr. Don Dobbins is planning a trip to south-
Rob Payne also had very strong performances to complete the Eagles scoring.                   ern Italy, including Rome, Pompeii, and other spots; Greece, including Athens, Delphi,
Congratulations!                                                                              etc.; and western Turkey, including the Biblical city of Ephesus. The 13-day sojourn
                                                                                              encompasses 4 days of cruising to Greek and Turkish islands. The cost is, well, high, but
US Girls Soccer - We won our quarterfinal game Saturday 4-0 (we are 13-1-3) and will          not high for what one gets. Those who are interested in more details please contact Mr.
play in the semi-finals on Tuesday at 5:00 PM at Davidson Academy. We are seeded #1,          Dobbins at
playing Harpeth Hall, who we tied 0-0 earlier in the year. If we win, we qualify for state!
Win or lose, we will play again on Thursday. Come support the girls if you can!!
US Girls Bowling - The girls’ team played two matches last week, losing to JPII, but
defeating Father Ryan. High scorers were Courtney Neal (177, 170, 161), Rachel
Franklin (165), Hannah Simpson (157), Jordan Berlin (154) and Kate Brock (152).

US Boys Tennis - Tryouts will be held on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, Octo-
ber 26 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.

ESBN Football DVD Taping - The JV game against Father Ryan on Monday, October
23, starting at 5:30 PM at BA was DVD taped for a special $10 price and the
Homecoming game last Friday is also available for $10 in the External Affairs Office.

   The Flyer is published each Monday, is placed in every student’s locker, and is made available on the BA website at
   every Monday by 3:00 PM. Students, please take The Flyer home to your parents. Please submit all requests for Flyer announcements by email
   ( or by phone (941-4980 or 830-6264) by 3:00 PM on the preceding Friday to Mrs. Amanda Gibbs.

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