Welcome to thelocustgroove.com, the website for Locust Grove music. I am very excited to have the opportunity to display, encourage, and further the extraordinary talents of our students here at Locust Grove Elementary! On this website you will find information about upcoming music events, some helpful and fun music links, images/videos of great performances past and so much more. Enjoy!

Mrs. Brooks
LGES Music Specialist

321 Responses to Home

  1. Nancy Vasi says:

    Wonderful website! It looks fabulous!

  2. Yay I wasn’t the only one who got on. Yes I agree with you.

  3. My song I wrote is done I made a whole new one I can’t wait to show everyone πŸ™‚

  4. Ish says:

    I am going to win for sure πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  5. Morgan:) says:

    Hey Margo:):):)

  6. Anthony Clay Sears says:


  7. brandi via says:

    Love ms.brooks best teacher ever

  8. Lelelellelellelelelelellelelelelleleellelellelelelelelelellelel

  9. JULIA MIX says:


  10. victoria falb says:

    hi sup

  11. hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Mrs. Smith says:

    Thanks for creating this great new website, Mrs. Brooks.

  13. Kate O'Toole and Morgan Cotton says:


  14. Trololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololololo

  15. olivia erwin says:


  16. this is a awesome website and im the new safety

  17. i cant wait for monday

  18. Scotty Money says:

    yo what up y’all!!!

  19. Kate and Morgan says:

    Hey Party People!!!!!!<3

  20. alyssa beveridge says:

    Hey margo and morgan its Alyssa i love this website

  21. macenzie beveridge says:

    thank you mrs.brooks you are the best teacher thank you

  22. Mackenzie Beveridge says:

    Mrs. Brooks you are the best teacher

  23. Mackenzie Beveridge says:

    you are the best teacher i ever had you are the best

  24. Mackenzie Beveridge says:

    Get well soon!!!!!!!!!! We miss you.

  25. I LOVE THE SONGS IN CHORUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MRS. BROOKS ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. deirdre says:

    this talent show is going to be awesome

  27. Mackenzie Beveridge says:

    Mrs.Brook are you going to put vidos of 3rd grade

  28. Mackenzie Beveridge says:

    Mrs.Brooks you rock

  29. Kate and Morgan says:


  30. Kate and Morgan says:

    Hey Hey Hey Party People!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I love Jelly Beans and One Direction!!!<3

  31. Kate and Morgan says:

    Hey Party People!!!!<3

    I <3 PICKLES!!!!!!!!<3

  32. Scotty Money says:

    hello my peoples!!!!!! πŸ™‚

  33. Haley T. and Kristen K. says:

    We can’t wait until talent show auditions! We’re practicing every day. I hope we make it! I hope my *CUP* don’t fall or slide away like it sometimes does when we practice. *HINT HINT*

  34. Jackson Wayne says:

    On Friday, May 10 I sang One Direction”What Makes You Beutiful”! At the end of the song, everybody clapped. I was a STAR!

  35. my bad im not singing the star spangled banner im playing the keyboard do i have 2 bring in my OWN keyboard or r u going 2 provide that?

  36. thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! your my FAVORITE teacher EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Jackson Wayne says:

      You got that right Myranda!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  37. Hal3 says:

    I don’t remember when talent show is, so Kristen and I are on the edge of our seats. ‘=O I hope it’s not today

  38. Kaylee Hoffman says:

    I love this website im in pretty much all the pics!

  39. Cameron Stradling says:

    What’s up bro?

  40. My sister Hannah Stradling was awesom

  41. This is a great website

  42. isabella says:

    good job to every one how did the talent show you did GRAET

  43. Scotty says:

    Who is in the talent show!!!!

  44. kyle love says:

    yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo yo my homies i am raising the rooffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

  45. kirsten love says:

    imade the talent show hippies

    • Calissa brooks says:

      hi kirstin! I’m in ur class!!

    • Calissa brooks says:

      i wish u didn’t move kirsten!!!!! i still remember the “stalker” thing when we called each other that and i still also remember that i kept on singing do u want to build a snowman!!! btw WE MISS YOU!!!

  46. isabella melendez says:

    hey iliana

  47. isabella melendez says:


  48. Anthony Clay Sears says:

    Hey Isabella, also iliana you did GREAT on gutair! I mean I know how to play the gutair but not as GOOD AS YOU! Report: Talent show couldn’t happen cause weather, Caused by a TORNADO Warning. But will be on this website on Monday.

  49. KarliAnderson says:

    Hey Scotty, Dylan, Brandi, Morgan, Alyssa (toothpaste),
    Kate, Julia, Nevaeh, Ish, Autuhm, and whoever else I forgot!
    This Website is amazing Mrs. Brooks!!! πŸ™‚ love it

  50. KarliAnderson says:

    Hey Scotty, Dylan, Brandi, Morgan, Alyssa (toothpaste),
    Margo, Julia, Kate, Ish, Neaveh, Autuhm, Iliana,
    Kyle, Mrs Brooks, Mrs Smith, Mrs Vasi, and everybody eles!!
    This website is amazing Mrs brooks love it!!!

  51. I’m going to miss you

  52. nicolas hollinshead says:


  53. Hollie Winter says:


  54. Ms. Gordon says:

    The talent show videos are great!! You all did a wonderful job. Lots of talent in our school.

  55. hello says:

    we do have science next year

  56. udontknowme says:


  57. Hello people.

    I’m so happy its summer!

  58. Hannah stradling says:

    all the kids that were in my class last year
    are in my class this year

  59. Bailey is awesome says:

    This year is gonna be so awesome

  60. Mrs. Roush says:

    What a great website! You are the Amazing Mrs. Brooks!

  61. Tyler says:

    HELLO EVREYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!=)

  62. Mrs. Brooks, I need a copy of the chorus songs. I can’t find it. Can you please add the papers under one of the headings.? If you do please respond to my comment and tell me where you put it. If its already on here, then please tell me where I can find a copy of the chorus songs that I can print. Thanks, Iliana

  63. Kaylee Hoffman says:

    I elementary schoolers I’m Kaylee a sixth grader yeeppeee!!!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  64. nicolas hollinshead says:


  65. paige watson says:

    i like PIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  66. paige watson says:


  67. the_return_of_u_don't_know_me says:


  68. the_return_of_u_don't_know_me says:


  69. the_return_of_u_don't_know_me says:


  70. Mrs. Brooks, how can I print the chorus songs.???????

  71. Calissa Brooks says:

    when is the next talent show?

  72. isabella melendez says:


  73. Anthony Sears 5th grade says:

    Nobody comes on anymore
    Happy Valentines Day people
    Someone reply to me please

  74. hey its christian and the talent show is on.

  75. oh i want to give a big shout out to Xavier and Ally!


  77. Bailey J. says:

    hannah do u use this site anymore if so reply πŸ˜€ i miss u(and of course…ur brother)

  78. hey it is me keep your head up and keep on coming and
    hit songs
    avril when your gone
    imagion dragons demons
    avril let me go
    pink trouble
    jack johnson bannana pancakes
    and more good songs coming out

  79. Bailey says:

    that’s the best video ever XD

  80. Rose Morgan says:

    ANYONE CAN chat to me if i know u well no one knows me yet but anyone in Mrs.Smith class or Mrs.Davis class can if u want…. oh and i dont tell anyone my name because i like my name Rose Morgan!(lol) its true though LOL
    πŸ™‚ :/

  81. Rose Morgan says:

    Who is gonna do the talent show? THIS YEAR? I WANNA KNOW! ILIANA U ALREADY ARE GOING TO DO ONE… and Anthony!! u should really do a song!!?!?!?! u are so good at singing! just do a song from ross lynch or something!

  82. Rose Morgan says:

    Hey! has anyone read the book one and only Ivan or something like that? I know Mrs.Smith class has! its a good book but a bit sad


    BUT!, its a great book to read! but iliana did you know Ivan the gorilla died at aged 50 years old at that zoo….. its sad.

  83. Iliana Valenica says:

    HEY ROSE! Aww really? Ivan died πŸ™ thats thats! terrible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I remember that book we finished it yesterday. it was and good book. i liked it πŸ™‚

  84. Rose Morgan says:

    Oh really? thats cool well i have to go i am going to work on my science fair project!


  85. Christian Reid says:

    Guys guess what Jordan Carter and Me Christian Reid got the rap solo part to gold. We are so excited, and if your confused her and I are sharing the rap part. Thank you Mrs.Brooks for this part in the chrous concert you are the best. Emily, Kaeli,( Mrs.Davis class) Anthoney ( Mr.Hartsfeld class) and Nya ( Ms.Phillps class) you all did great and every single person that was @ that audtion Thrusday, you guess were amazing you all have amazing pipes and your chance will come.
    Your Friends,
    Jordan and Christian

  86. Christian Reid says:


  87. Emily says:

    where can you find solos

  88. Rose Morgan says:


  89. Isabella :) says:


  90. Rose Morgan says:

    Hello Isabella!,

    EVERYONE did AmAzInG today! SOLO PEOPLE WERE ON FIRE! I hope to see everyone tomorrow in orange!

  91. Rose Morgan says:

    heyo Isabella,

    EVERYONE did AmAzInG today! SOLO PEOPLE WERE ON FIRE! I hope to see everyone tomorrow in orange!

  92. Rose Morgan says:

    Mrs. Brooks,

    Can you please give me the adress for the orange county high school?

    πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    • Brooks says:

      Orange County High School
      201 Selma Rd.
      Orange, VA 22960

      Its right off of route 20 behind the harley davidson dealership

  93. Rose Morgan says:

    Thank you Mrs.Brooks!

    Also I thank you for everything you have done for this school and chorus!

  94. Today, was so fun! thanks for everything Mrs.Brooks.

  95. Oh and Mrs.Brooks is there gonna be new safty patrols soon?

    -Rose Grace Morgan

  96. EVERYONE did a great job in the science fair!!! Maggie my favorite part of your project was the yes and no music with the cards! they were really cool.

  97. I think VERYONE did a great job in the science fair!!! Maggie my favorite part of your project was the yes and no music with the cards! they were really cool.

  98. Mrs.Brook,

    What if we don’t know what instrument we can use for next year?
    (6th grade, please answer if you know anything about it.)

    • Brooks says:

      Don’t worry, Mr. Bolas will help you to figure out what instrument will work best for you! Make sure you go to instrument night so you can try a few out and speak with him!

  99. hey yall, spring is here yet it snows why?

  100. Hey its scotty fifth graders i know you guys might not be on this anymore but just wanted to say hi to ms brooks and congrats to all the 5th graders going into 6th grade so yeah! πŸ™‚

  101. Rose Morgan says:

    Okay, thanks Mrs.Brook. Oh, I also out the form into my gold folder so Mrs. Smith may have gave it to you already or Mr. Bolas , But do you know when the instrument night out is? Or will my teacher tell me when it is?

  102. paige watson says:

    moves like jagger!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  103. Rose Morgan says:

    Mrs. Brooks, for the sixth grade do we have to choose band or chorus? Like do we have to pick one or the other? Thanks! πŸ™‚

    , Rose Grace Morgan

  104. πŸ™‚ I πŸ™‚ AM πŸ™‚ SO πŸ™‚ EXCITED πŸ™‚ FOR πŸ™‚ THE πŸ™‚ SIXTH πŸ™‚ GRADE!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

  105. If we join band will it effect any of our after school actives like cheerleading or sports, anything like that?

    • Brooks says:

      Band is strictly during school hours. While you will have to practice your instrument, you will not have any after school rehearsals. It should not interfere at all with your after school activities.

  106. That’s great! Thank you so much.

  107. No one comes here anymore:( its so lonely!

  108. Alina DiFliare says:

    Do we have an official date for the movie yet? ((None of you know me;;))

  109. Madalynn grant says:

    Christian Reid, Katie kearnes, and myranda stone it is on with the talent show and I can’t wait for the movie I’m going to the premiere!!!!!

  110. Hello, Mrs Brooks! I was going to ask you about the movie. Can our parents drops us off get what we need a leave and then come back when the movie is over? Or does are parents have to stay with us the whole time?

    Good job on the movie, I can’t wait!


  112. Olivia Erwin says:

    Mrs. Brooks,

    When are we getting new safty patrols? I thought it was after spring break! but, it’s way past it!

  113. WHEN can 5th grade see upstairs?!
    i am so so so so excited@@!@@#}Rikq3poi4jtrf

  114. can are parents drop us off at the movie get us are things and then leave and come back when the movie is over? or do they have to stay with us the entire! time?

  115. Mrs. Brooks,

    When will 5th grade be able to go upstairs in middle school? I really want to go upstairs and see what it is like! If you do not know then that is fine but,if you could ask anyone who would know that would be AWSOME! πŸ™‚ :-0 πŸ™‚


  116. laurenc. says:

    almost end of school im so going to the movie june6 anyone else?

  117. Bailey says:

    Such an amazing movie!!!!!!!!!! You guys did so good!!!!!!

  118. Rose Morgan says:


  119. I LOVE THE MOVIE!!! That was such a twist!!

  120. :):):):):):):):) hi!!!!!!!!!!!!

  121. Bailey says:

    I’m gonna miss seeing all my elementary school teachers everyday!!!

    To all my amazing 3rd,4th,and 5th grade teachers, Keep being amazing!

  122. Rose Morgan says:

    Mrs.Brooks, What will we need for the school over night thing?

  123. kate says:

    im so happy about next year.

  124. Alexis b says:

    First year of middle school

  125. kate.c says:

    i cant wait for the new school!!!!!!!!

  126. kate.c says:

    cant wate for school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  127. love the new school! πŸ™‚ <3

  128. Karinne says:

    I miss locust grove so much

  129. Miss brooks I am playing the clarinet now and doing great on learning the notes

  130. paige watson says:

    i can’t wait for chorus to START!!!!!!!!!!


  131. paige watson says:

    when does chorus start anyone know???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

  132. hi tyler says:

    2:45 =)

  133. Danielle C. says:

    Is it weird that I’m in 6th grade now and I STILL Stalk this page? Derp, I hope not. .w.

  134. cb says:

    hey mrs. brooks first there is a part in track two where someone is talking can I just not sing during that part? and second is it this Friday or the Friday before Christmas break we have to turn in our song????
    sorry to bother you AGAIN!
    Cheyenne Bellair,

  135. Gabby lovitt says:

    I had a good time there chorus was fun I love singing and I love ms brooks so much

  136. poiuytrewq says:

    Winter break

  137. Juliet in Mrs. Smiths class says:

    thanks 4 making this website Mrs.Brooks u are wonderful and i hope u keep teaching long enough so that my brother will have u 4 at least 1 year ps he will start kindergarten next year!

  138. Juliet in Mrs. Smiths class says:

    if mrs. smith was wondering yes i have finished all snow day homework

  139. Juliet in Mrs. Smiths class says:

    Mrs.Brooks can u hold back all the 5th graders this year cuz i want to be in YOUR chorus class again! πŸ™

  140. kate e says:


  141. Logan R. says:


  142. Rachel says:

    I love the website! It’s great!!!!!:):):):):):):):):)

  143. Hi I moved if you know Melody Maclamore tell her Kirsten said hi to her and all my people in the class

  144. Danielle C. (8th) says:

    *Sighs* I don’t think I’ll ever be able to stop myself from checking this website once a month or so. Oh Well, here I am. :3

  145. Amara Roland:3 says:

    Just asking, but….. WHERE IS MY VIDEO?

  146. Nathalie Shiner says:

    when is our chorus in the night with parents?

  147. Kadence lilly says:

    The chorus songs are awesome

  148. Kadence lilly says:

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  149. Gray says:

    I can’t wait until tomorrow to see if a got a part in the video!

  150. kat says:

    hey …:)

  151. Mariah Nagy says:

    I am gonna miss this school

  152. Sky R says:

    Hey, I think i asked this last year but is chorus going to the high school to do a proformence this year? if so are there also other chorus groups from other schools going to be there again?

  153. Sky R says:

    And also where can you find the 2016 christmas photos that you did with all the classes?

  154. Johnathan Leitz says:

    Where is the star spangled banner recording Mrs. Brooks? I can’t find it!

  155. Gray Shiley says:

    Hi, so I’m now a 7th grader. I just wanted to say that I miss the school so much and to all you elementary schoolers, good luck in middle school! It’s not as hard as it seems. πŸ™‚

  156. Gabriella martinez says:

    Hey guys. I’m a seventh grader too! I wish I was still in elementary though!!!!

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