Forest Fridays

We are so excited to announce the start of Forest Fridays here at Brookstone this fall! What is Forest Friday? Forest Friday is a weekly class for kindergarten through third grade. The class is about connecting with nature, outdoor learning, and instilling adventure and exploration in our students. Research shows that students get minimal outdoor time and are spending more time indoors in front of screens and various other technologies. Yet other research shows that more time outdoors has a positive impact on our students’ behavior, mental health, and academics.  On […]

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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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Upper School Insight

Please join us for the Upper School Insight on November 29th at 6:00 pm. This will be a special evening for both current and prospective rising 9th grade families to gain better insight into all Brookstone Upper School has to offer. Both students and parents are invited. Registration isn’t mandatory, but we’d love to know you’re coming! Click here to let us know!

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The Buddy Bench

We are so grateful to donors who continue to pour back into our school! Thank you to former parents and now current grandparents, Molly and Claude Scarbrough, who wanted to donate a “Buddy Bench!” The whole idea behind the Buddy Bench is simple – to foster friendships and inclusivity amongst our students! So if a student doesn’t have anyone to play with on the playground, they are to go and sit on the bench and wait! Other students are being taught to take notice and then join their friend on […]

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