Learning Center Inducted into NEHS

Something amazing happened in the Brookstone Learning Center this week.  We’ll let Brookstone Upper School English teacher extraordinaire Dr. Jim East share the news: Brookstone School Learning Center Staff Inducted into the National English Honor Society It pleases the English Department to report that the staff of the Learning Center after two extraordinary covid seasons of coaching students through written tests, literary essays, rhetorical analyses and countless assessments and exams, has been inducted into the Carson McCullers’ Chapter of the National English Society. Chapters of the society are permitted to confer the dignity of membership […]

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Brookstone Wins Region in Literary Meet

Congratulations to the Brookstone Literary Meet Team for winning the Region 4 A-Private Literary Meet earlier this week! Region 4 A-Private – 1st Place: Essay – Argumentative: Genesis Woods Essay – Personal: Ella Crowley Essay – Rhetorical: Stella Yancey Extemporaneous Speaking-Domestic: Evan Smallwood Extemporaneous Speaking – International: Lucy Wylie Oral Performance – Humorous: Olivia Willett Oral Performance – Dramatic: Mia Vongsavang Oral Performance – Duo: Ayo Oloyede & Harry Graham Boys Solo: Ayo Oloyede Girls Solo: Mia Vongsavang Trio 1: Mia Vongsavang, Catherine Jeffries, & Cassidy Rogers Quartet: Evan Smallwood, […]

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2021 Page One Awards

This week’s Ledger-Enquirer Page One Awards resulted in lots of well-deserved recognition for several of our Brookstone Cougars! Congratulations to the following Cougars: Drew Albright, Winner, CSU General Scholarship Emma Gwan-Nulla, Winner, Science BJ Tillman, Winner, Social Science Ayo Oloyede, Runner Up, Drama Dre’a Singleton, Runner Up, Citizenship John Wang, Runner Up, Math The full slate of Brookstone nominees: Art – Rebecca Calhoun Athletics – Bo Blanchard Career & Technology – Dario Gomez Suarez Citizenship – Dre’a Singleton Drama – Ayo Oloyede English & Literature – Mary Saunders Foreign Language […]

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2021 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program Finalists

Winners of the statewide 2021 Governor’s Honors Program have been announced and Brookstone is proud to recognize two outstanding students.  After completing a series of nominations, applications, and interviews, Jack Flournoy ’23 has received an invitation to participate in the 2021 Governor’s Honor Arts Program in Visual Arts.  “I have known Jack for almost 3 years and have watched him grow in his skills in art, his incredible adaptability to problem solving, and his ability to maintain a positive attitude. In AP art, he continues to show these strengths as he challenges himself with multiple projects and tight deadlines.” […]

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Our Preschool Library is Now Open!

Our Preschool library is up and running! The children have enjoyed this new location for story time with Mrs. Trotter, our Lower School Librarian, and selecting their first books to take back to their classrooms. The library is arranged like a classroom library with bins of books gathered in topical or thematic groups. Books are displayed in the bins with the front covers facing forward which supports young children in making choices. Many thanks to Mrs. Mobley for working to organize and label all of the books and for committing […]

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Intermediate School Genius Hour

From Intermediate School Principal, Javonne Stewart We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided for us and toward the idea that an education is something that we create for ourselves. – Stephen Downes   Every year, I set short and long term goals for myself as an individual and as a professional. One of my goals is to make sure that every student that crosses my path knows their worth, knows that they belong, and has established the beginnings of something they are passionate […]

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“Voices of Change” Poetry Slam

In January, Brookstone celebrated the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by honoring the theme of “Voices of Change.” The overall purpose of this theme was twofold: to remember the strength, perseverance, and integrity of one who is the voice of one of history’s quintessential movements for change and to know that his legacy continues on in all of us. As one part of our celebration of “Voices of Change,” students were asked to enter Brookstone’s very first Poetry Slam. Poetry Slams originated in Chicago, Illinois, as a way to […]

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