2019 Brookstone College Tour

Over spring break, 27 energetic Upper School students joined our two college counselors, Frances Berry and Jon Terrell, for our 18th Annual College Tour. That’s right! 18 years of college tours. That is impressive. Each year, our college counseling office takes a group of students to visit more than a dozen colleges on one of three routes. The 2019 tour focused on many of the schools in the Carolinas – going to 14 in total! That’s 14 schools in one week! Furman University Clemson University Wofford College University of South […]

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Spring Break Trip to Oxford, England!

Our students were BUSY over Spring Break! Many were traveling with families or enjoying a staycation at home, but one special group of seniors was able to go on the 19th annual trip to Oxford, England and stay at the Spencer House. The Spencer House on Woodstock Road in Oxford, England is owned by Columbus State University.  The purchase of the house was made possible through the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. J. Kyle Spencer, loyal supporters of both CSU and Brookstone School.  In 2010, through guidance from Interim Headmaster […]

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Seniors in the Classrooms

On the 13th annual Upper School Day of Service, as our students were spread across the community in partnership with local organizations, our seniors had a special service opportunity as they worked in our own Lower and Intermediate school classrooms with students. And as one who was able to observe the interactions in the various classrooms, let me just tell you that I’ve never seen anything so precious in all my life. It was AWESOME! The teachers loved it, the seniors loved it, and the little ones loved it. One […]

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Flat Bubba Visits the White House

Earlier this year, our first-grade classes hosted a special event to showcase the travels of Flat Bubba – based on the Flat Stanley book series.  And Flat Bubba has been all over the world! They were eager to share in his adventures! But now, we have big news to share! Flat Bubba, who has literally been all over the world this year, has recently returned from his most prestigious trip yet – to the White House! Yes, you read that right, Flat Bubba has just returned from the White House […]

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Be the One Who Starts Early!

From Leigh Anne Floyd, our Lower and Intermediate School Principal… What a fun time we’ve had in the Lower and Intermediate Schools celebrating National Reading Awareness month. A big thank you goes out to Erin Trotter and Joe Mills for creating the fun calendar of activities, and thank you to the teachers and students for embracing it all as they celebrated their love of reading. I had the magical opportunity this week to read with 3K student, Brantley Hayes. She was one of the winners from the Dr. Seuss raffle. […]

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2019 Literary Meet

The 2019 A Private Literary Meet was held on our campus this week, and we were honored to host three other schools (St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School, Trinity Christian School, and Wesleyan School) for the event. Under the tutelage of coach Anna Flournoy, the Brookstone team represented our school well with several moving on to the next level! Overall 2019 A Private Literary Meet winner: Co-Champions Wesleyan School and Brookstone. The following Brookstone students will be competing at State: Sean Myers (Oral Presentation – Humorous, 1st place) Ayo Oloyede (Oral Presentation […]

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Sam Grier – WLTZ Scholar Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to senior Sam Grier, the WLTZ Scholar Athlete of the Week. Sam, who plays both varsity basketball and soccer, also maintains a 4.2 GPA. A student athlete with a servant’s heart, he has also partnered with local law enforcement officials to spearhead the collection of more than 1000 duffel bags for children in foster care through his Totes 2 Tots program. Congratulations, Sam! We are so proud of you! Click here to for the full article and video!

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