When learning is fun and engaging, students thrive! Our 8th graders have been studying kinetic and potential energy recently, so they’ve been doing some pretty “energetic” activities! Enjoy these photos from Mrs. Robertson’s science class! They’ve been building roller coasters all around the classroom and doing some pretty amazing feats with popsicle sticks! If you were having trouble playing the video, you can click here to watch it!
It is our pleasure to announce that Garry Sullivan has accepted the position as Brookstone’s Head of Upper School beginning July 1, 2018. We are thrilled to welcome him to our school! Garry has worked in the field of education for the past 14 years, most recently as the Head of Middle and Upper Schools at The First Academy in Orlando, Florida. Prior to that he was the K-12 Associate Director at The Pine School in Hobe Sound, Florida, technology and social studies instructor and IT curriculum coordinator at Mt. Vernon […]
Congratulations to sophomore Sanders Hinds, who was recently named Ledger-Enquirer Female Athlete of the week! Not only that, but she earned a spot in Brookstone School history! Congratulations, Sanders! The article from the Ledger is copied below: Brookstone sophomore Sanders Hinds turned to coach Karen Hearn during Hinds’ practice round the night before the Maple Ridge Junior Girls Classic. “She said to me, ‘I always play so well just out here playing. I’m really going to try and have that attitude tomorrow,’” Hearn said. “I’m assuming that’s what she ended up with, thinking, ‘I’m […]
Even though students might be out for Spring Break, that certainly doesn’t mean the learning ever stops! We had four groups of students traveling on official school trips that spanned the globe. One group of Upper School students set off on a College Tour. Over the course of the week, the 15 students and two college counselors traveled over 1,800 miles and visited 12 different colleges! They had special visits with the alumni attending these schools and even one special visit with a former faculty member! Every year at Spring […]
Congratulations to Aleks Slavich for being named WLTZ Athlete of the Week recently. The senior was recently recognized for his spring sport of choice, pole vaulting. Enjoy the article below! Congratulations, Aleks! Four sport athlete Aleks Slavich has set the bar high for himself going into his senior year at Brookstone School, specifically in pole vaulting. “I really have my mind set on winning state this year and I actually wrote it on a piece of paper and put it on my bathroom mirror so when I go to sleep […]
Servant leadership is at the heart of the Brookstone education. And over winter break, four of our upper school students had an amazing opportunity to take the lessons learned here and carry them around the world to Zimbabwe. Below is a guest blog post about the trip written by junior Graham Wolff. When I signed up to go on the Zimbabwe trip, I really did not know what to expect. I wasn’t sure if there would be lions prowling around, dirt roads everywhere, big cities, or villages. But I decided to travel […]
The Brookstone Robotics Team, made up of nine students, hosted a tournament this past weekend. Ten teams from around the south Georgia area participated. Brookstone finished second in the meet and is well-positioned to make a run for the state tournament! Congratulations to these young engineers! It’s amazing what they can build! #betheonewhoinnovates