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It’s Forest Friday!

It’s Forest Friday – one of our favorite days of the week! What is Forest Friday? Forest Friday is for our Lower School students in kindergarten through third grade. We have such an amazingly beautiful campus and Forest Friday is all about connecting with nature, outdoor learning, and instilling adventure and exploration in our students. After all, research shows that students get minimal outdoor time these days and are spending more time indoors in front of screens and various other technologies. At the same time, research also shows that more time […]

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College Book Awards and Honors

Each year colleges and universities give book awards and merit awards to deserving high school seniors. Congratulations to the following Brookstone students! The Yale Book Award is given to a student for outstanding personal character and intellectual promise. Congratulations to Jacob Borkat for receiving this honor and the book “A Better Planet-40 Ideas for a Sustainable Future.” In addition, the University of Georgia identifies and rewards superior scholastic endeavors through outstanding achievement in the first three years of high school in the hope that such recognition will result in even […]

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Brookstone Stadium Name Revealed

Brookstone is excited to announce the naming of the new athletic stadium in honor of Brookstone alumnus and legendary Brookstone football player Mack Strong, Class of 1989. “Mack Strong exemplifies the core values that Brookstone School is committed to build in its students: loyalty, courage, wisdom, honor, service, respect, and leadership,” said Board Chair Billy Blanchard. “A common theme when people talk about Mack is his strength of character along with his athletic talents. Going forward, the Mack Strong Stadium will serve as a reminder of the goals set for […]

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Welcome New Faculty!

Our new faculty have been hard at work this week as they’ve been through New Teacher Orientation! In addition to working in their classrooms and learning more about Brookstone, they also experienced their first Developmental Sprint facilitated by the Blanchard Leadership Institute. What an incredible group of educators and a wonderful time spent together! It’s going to be an amazing year!

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Football Media Day 2022

Our Senior Varsity Football Players and Head Coach Rance Gillespie held a press conference for local media and sports outlets recently as part of our Media Day and it was a huge success! As always, our students were impressive and handled the conference with poise and confidence. You can watch footage from the event from both WRBL and WTVM news. After interviews with reporters and formal team pictures, the players had some fun with some candid photos in the gym and weight room. The excitement and the energy was palpable […]

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Brookstone Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Best wishes and “Break a Leg” to the cast and crew of “How to Eat Like a Child!” This incredibly talented group of students, under the direction of theatre teachers Robby and Dotty Davis, were invited to perform in front of international audiences at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburg, Scotland. We are so proud of them! Enjoy this behind the scenes look at the production and interviews with the actors and directors. What an amazing opportunity! Why Brookstone? For Endless Opportunities like this.

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