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 […]
This past Friday, our Lower School students showed off their voluminous vocabulary and love of language in our third annual Vocabulary Parade! It was a dazzling display of exceptionally creative and colorful costumes that dotted our campus and classrooms. Enjoy these photos and the accompanying video. It was simply phantasmagorical!
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 […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
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 email@example.com. 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 […]
Want to see a little glimpse into campus life at Brookstone? Then these videos are for you! Though everything looks a bit different this year, the fun and the learning have not stopped! We hope you join us in person soon! Brookstone Preschool Brookstone Lower School Brookstone Intermediate School Brookstone Middle School Brookstone Upper School For more information on how to apply, click here! And to watch these videos on our website, you can click here!
Why Brookstone? Why should I choose to send my child to Brookstone? These are questions often asked of us in the admissions department and they are valid questions. Why? What sets up apart? What makes Brookstone so unique? So we got to work to find our answer. Our faculty, administration, and Board of Trustees began working and surveying and researching to determine just what is it that sets Brookstone apart. And over and over again, these are the things that rose to the top. Here at Brookstone, PEOPLE MATTER. We […]
Hello from the Lower School! Thanks to COVID-19, we are unable to have visitors in our classrooms this year, but our teachers have put together a few videos in order to bring our classrooms to you. To learn more about the details of our reading, writing, and mathematical instruction, you can click here. The methodology behind how we teach and what we teach is research based and allows for a simply wonderful educational experience. We hope you enjoy!
One of the greatest things about Brookstone is the multiple layers of support our students have. From teachers, to advisors, to grade chairs, to coaches, to counselors – our students are surrounded by amazing faculty and staff pouring into their lives and cheering them on. They are invested in the well-being of our students – not just as students, but as people. And as a parent, I am so very grateful. We have robust counseling department here at Brookstone – Kenneth Hoats and Deedee Gordon in the Lower and Intermediate […]