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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Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Hollingsworth

Ask many of our alumni and they will tell you, the people, the community are what make Brookstone School such a special place. The coaches. The teachers. The students. There truly is such a thing as the Brookstone family. Taylor Hollingsworth, a member of the Class of 2011, speaks to that in her spotlight video featured below. After graduating from Brookstone, Taylor went on to join the Track team at the University of Georgia, where she was a double major in Nutrition Science and Spanish. A stellar athlete, she is […]

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Middle School Ambassador Prefect

Our Middle School Ambassador Prefect Committee members are here to welcome you to the Middle School! If you have any questions about what life is like in the Middle School, don’t hesitate to ask! You can send them an email at admissions@brookstoneschool.org. Middle School Ambassador Prefect Name: Reagan Henderson, Junior Ambassador Prefect Grade: 8th Grade and I’ve been going to Brookstone since 3rd grade. Interests: I love to play golf and basketball. I also enjoy playing the piano, singing, sewing. One of my favorite things about Brookstone is how much of a family […]

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Upper School Ambassador Prefect Committee

Our Student Ambassadors are here to welcome you to Brookstone! If you would like to get in touch with them or ask them any specific questions about life here in the Upper School, please don’t hesitate to ask! You can email them at admissions@brookstoneschool.org. Emma Gwan-Nulla, Ambassador Prefect Hi everyone! My name is Emma Gwan-Nulla and I am a senior this year and serve as Brookstone’s Ambassador Prefect. I came to Brookstone when I was a sophomore. I chose Brookstone because I felt it would be a great place for […]

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