Brownell Middle School

260 Chalfonte, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

MLK Poster - Courtesy GP News


Next STAND Meeting
April 20th
 3:30pm - 4:30pm • A52 (Porvin)
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To get texts: Text @bmsstand to (313) 263-5434.

BRONCOMMUNITY: STAND Update 2015 - 2016
What an outSTANDing job! STAND sponsors, Mrs. Fell and Ms. Porvin, wish to congratulate the students of STAND on a fabulous year of great work. 

What did STAND students achieve this year?

  • We sponsored the Brownell Haunted House to raise money for service projects.
  • We made Thanksgiving placements for Services for Older Citizens.
  • We decorated cards and luminaries for the veterans at Piquette Square.
  • We sponsored a food drive for the veterans at Piquette Square.
  • We sponsored Clown Day and raised $373 for Gilda's Club.
  • We created banners to celebrate the values of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    (Featured in the GP News!)
  • We made ‘Care Kits’ for children at the Children's Advocacy Center.
    • Thanks to our grant from the Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education we extended this project and increased our Kids TALK donation to include many custom-made pillows.
  • We sponsored the “Change a Life” Campaign and donated $244 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.    
Students Taking A New Direction is a service club open to all Brownell students.  Our mission is to coordinate substance-free fun activities for Brownell students, and to participate in service projects in and around our community.
Faculty sponsors are Susan Fell and Joanna Porvin.
Please contact us with any questions.