Back to School with our Teachers

As a Brookstone alumna and parent, I’ve always thought one of the most powerful things about being a part of the Brookstone family is the relationships students and teachers share. Those relationships are an integral part of what makes Brookstone the exceptional school it is. For generations, Brookstone teachers have poured into their students in ways that have transformed lives and impacted the world. I am so blessed to have had the teachers I did during my years here as a Brookstone student, and now, to be surrounded by remarkable […]

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Graduation from a Grandparent’s Perspective

We are so blessed to have the greatest group of parents and grandparents as part of our  Brookstone family! So we were thrilled to hear from one of our own after this year’s commencement exercises. Don Murphy, a marriage and family therapist and devoted grandfather, was so kind to jot down some reflections after this year’s ceremony and even kinder to allow me to share. Enjoy his thoughtful and sweet summary of the weekend’s events! GRADUATION OBSERVED Among the iconic images of American graduations is that of mortarboards being gleefully tossed […]

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Graduation

Graduation 2019 was one for the books. It was a week of festivities and jubilation starting with the Alumni March and culminating in Commencement. Every year, it is a beautiful week full of tradition, ceremony, and celebration. On Thursday evening before graduation, the Senior Faculty award dinner was held at the Rivermill Event Center. As always, the event was lovely in every way and a fitting way to honor our graduates and commend them for their hard work and accomplishments. Then on Saturday morning, Baccalaureate was held in our Illges […]

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Yearbook Assembly and Alumni March

Yesterday morning was one of those mornings that just made you smile. It was one of those times where you remember all the reasons you love this school and how great it is to be a part of it. We started the morning with our annual Yearbook Assembly, where the students unveiled this year’s book, featuring the most beautiful artwork by local artist, Helen Johnson. It is fitting to have a yearbook this gorgeous to celebrate the 50th Edition! To make the morning even more special, the Senior Class chose […]

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Senior College Decision Day 2019

As we prepare to launch the Class of 2019 into the world, it is with a heart full of mixed emotions. Joy – because we know how much we know they have to look forward to. We know they are ready. We know they are prepared. And we know they will do great things to better the world around them. But we also know how much they will be missed. And how our world will be a little emptier without them in it every day – without seeing their smiling […]

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