Rebecca Calhoun Runner-Up in Congressional Art Competition

Congratulations to Rebecca Calhoun for placing runner-up in the 2021 Third District Congressional Art Competition! There were two categories this year for judging: a critically judged category judged by local artists and individuals from the Art Institute of Atlanta, and a people’s choice category voted on by members of the community on social media. In the critically judged category, Rebecca was recognized for her piece entitled Alive Oaks. Congratulations to Rebecca and her Brookstone art teacher, Ms. Leslie Shirah! #BeTheOneWhoCreates#BrookstoneFineArts#WhyBrookstone

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Superstar Shout Out to Robby Davis!

It’s not every day an international superstar gives you a shout out as his hero! But that’s exactly what happened recently to our very own Robby Davis! Robby, who teaches Upper and Middle School Fine Arts, also taught country music superstar and ACM Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan. Recently Luke shared in an ACM video that Robby as his “super-hero!” How awesome is that!? Robby’s influence continues in the lives of students every day here at Brookstone. Here’s a list of awards and honors our Fine Arts students have […]

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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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One Act Play – State Champs Again!

Congratulations are in order to our amazing One Act Play team for winning the State Championship for the second year in a row! We were also thrilled that Ayo Oloyede walked away with honors for Best Actor – for the second year in a row! Olivia Willett also won acting honors for Best Actress! Finally, congratulations to Harry Graham and Evan Smallwood for being named to the All-Star Cast! It was an incredible day for Brookstone Thespians and congratulations are in order for the entire cast! We are so incredibly […]

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One Act Play – Region Champs AGAIN!

Congratulations are in order for the Upper School One Act cast and crew as they won the GHSA region championship today for their show One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. This is Brookstone’s second year in a row clinching the region title! We are so incredibly proud of these kids! Senior Sam Kilgore and junior Evan Smallwood were recognized as All Star Cast members and senior Ayo Oloyede won Best Actor and junior Olivia Willett won Best Actress. Congrats to Mr. Robbie and Mrs. Dottie Davis and the entire Brookstone […]

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Voices of Change

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, Brookstone hosted the Voices of Change week in January to celebrate kindness, equality, and positive contributions to society. Virtual “Poetry Slams,” art mural submissions ensued and the week culminated with all students considering what Voices of Change means to them and how they can positively impact their communities.   Congratulations to our four winners for their art mural designs.   Lower School: Ephraim Harkey, Second Grade Intermediate School:  Josephine Meeks, Fifth Grade Middle School:  Micah Pate, Seventh Grade Upper School:  Jack Flournoy, Tenth Grade  These drawings will serve as the model for murals that […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Lulie Wallace

We take our love of art and our budding artists very seriously here at Brookstone School and we always have. We invite you to visit the student art show from last spring and then more recently the Mary Schley Holiday Art Show this past December, to read all about “International Dot Day” and to click here to see one of our Spring Arts Festivals in action. Our love of learning about art doesn’t stop even when we found ourselves in quarantine! Bottom line, we love art here at Brookstone School. […]

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