Brookstone DLP Week Four

It was another busy week here at Brookstone School! It’s hard to believe we just finished week four of our Distance Learning Plan, but here are some highlights! Brookstone Heroes First and foremost, it is prudent to pause and say thank you to the many people on the front-lines in this battle against COVID-19. We thank you and we celebrate you! And if you missed the tribute by our Lower School students earlier this week, you can click here to watch! DMag’s Weird and Wacky Wednesday These weekly videos are […]

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Have Questions? Ask Admissions!

Moving to Columbus? Looking for a new school? Have questions about Brookstone? Normally, we would invite you to come see our beautiful campus, visit our classrooms, and meet our teachers, but since we can’t do that right now, we invite you to do the next best thing! Take a virtual tour by clicking here. Read through our virtual packet by clicking here. But we’d still love to get to meet you face to face! So if you would like to have your very own personal Q&A session via Zoom with […]

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Brookstone DLP Week Three

We had another great week of Distance Learning here at Brookstone! See some of the highlights below! Upper School We so enjoyed celebrating our seniors this week by surprising them with yard signs! Delivered by Dee Dee Branham, senior grade chair, Garry Sullivan, Upper School principal, and a few other helpers, we just want them to know how much they are loved! And in academic news, check out this lung model illustrating negative pressure created by senior Sanders Hinds for Mrs. Cynthia Lingo’s Anatomy and Physiology class! So impressive! Middle […]

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Coping with COVID-19

We are so grateful for our counseling department and the many ways they serve our Brookstone family throughout the school year. We are especially grateful for the way they continue to engage our students and parents during this unique time. Please see the email below sent to families this week. Brookstone Parents, Balancing life has become a bit trickier than usual these days. Parents are especially feeling the strain of work, child care, and self-care. It can be incredibly difficult to know what to say to our children about dealing […]

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Distance Learning for the Remainder of Spring 2020

Prospective Brookstone Families, Please see the letter below from Marty Lester, our Head of School, sent last week to our Brookstone families. As a school, we are not alone in making these hard decisions. It is an unprecedented time for all of us everywhere. I am grateful for the leadership of our administrative team at Brookstone and for the incredible amount of hard work they have put forth to ensure the remainder of the school year, though it will look different, will be productive, effective, and memorable to say the […]

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Brookstone DLP Week Two

We’ve just finished week two of our Distance Learning Plan! Congrats Cougars! That’s quite an accomplishment! You continue to amaze us in the ways you are creating, connecting, collaborating and caring! We are blessed with the most wonderful community. Some highlights you may have already seen here, here or here. But there were many more – too many to even highlight! So enjoy a few of the other brights spots from the week as we continue to connect to one another as a Brookstone family and yet stay home to […]

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Brookstone Parents say “Thank you!”

We know the past few weeks have been extraordinary in every way – from what is happening in the world around us to the adaptations we are all having to make. Our teachers have truly gone above and beyond in taking what they do in their classrooms every day and moving it online. They have not been satisfied with simply providing work to be completed, but they have been dedicated to providing our students with experiences that make them feel like they are right back in their classrooms! But of […]

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Brookstone DLP Week One!

Every year around the New Year, I pray and ponder over choosing one word to focus on for the rest of the year – kind of like a theme for the year. My word for 2020 was “new.” There was going to be a lot of “new” for me in 2020 – a wedding for my oldest son, and along with that a new daughter-in-law, a new phase of life for them and for our family.  So at the time, I thought that word was appropriate. I would focus on […]

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Brookstone Distance Learning Plans

Since January, the Brookstone Admin team has been meeting continuously with regard to COVID-19. At first, our main area of concern was the health and safety of our international students and their families. However, our concerns quickly grew as the news began to change. We began planning and preparing and putting things into place just in case we had to shift to online learning. So when we indeed had to make the decision to move to an all-online platform, it did not catch us off guard. We were ready.  We’ve […]

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