Servant Leadership is embedded in our culture in every way. Of course, thanks to COVID-19, our weeks of service might look a little different this year, but the heart behind them remains the same. We want to teach our kids empathy, compassion, and how serving others is a way of life. The students prepared bags for a variety of local agencies here in town – PAWS, Easter Seals, Brookside Glen, Ronald McDonald House, and Open Door. They also made goody bags for the Soldier Recovery Unit at Ft. Benning. COVID-19 […]
This past week the Board of Trustees of Brookstone School announced the launch of the Blanchard Leadership Institute. Brookstone has long held a foundational commitment to provide students endless opportunities to grow and thrive, to offer innovative processes that powerfully impact learning, to have a personal approach in all it does, and to always make sure people, families, our community, matter most. The Blanchard Leadership Institute will not only deepen these commitments but will provide students, faculty, and staff a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth, enabling them to […]
We’ve been in school for seven weeks now and we felt it was time to share the gratitude our parents feel for our teachers! Being a teacher in the best of times is always full of challenges, but teaching during a pandemic, balancing in-person and virtual learning, has elevated everything to new levels. So the least we can do is to THANK THEM! Because they are pouring themselves out on behalf of our children and we are so incredibly grateful for the work they do every day. So below are […]
Enjoy this video filled with precious mask-wearing faces as our youngest Cougars start school! Yay for Brookstone Preschoolers – our 3K and PreK Cougs!
Please enjoy this email from Leigh Anne Floyd, Lower School Principal. It embodies so many of the qualities we strive to teach our children here at Brookstone. Dear Lower School Parents. Are you ready? We are! School begins tomorrow (7:45 will be here before we know it), and many of you may have some back to school traditions to start off the new school year. Others may be exhausted from back to school shopping and will do what you can to get everyone fed and in bed early. A friend […]
The Brookstone Administration has been working diligently all summer preparing for school to start, and we are thrilled that next week we will be BACK at Brookstone! For all the latest details on our plans for fall and the safety protocols in place, you can click here to read FAQ on the COVID-19 Update Page. You can also click here to read the latest communication with our families! We look forward to seeing everyone again soon! Go Cougars!
It’s so much fun to see these “New Brookstone Cougar” signs popping up around Columbus and the surrounding area! We can’t wait to see all of these smiling faces (wearing masks!) back on campus soon! Go Cougars!
One of the many reasons the Brookstone community is so special is because of our amazing families. And those families stand ready to welcome all the NEW families to Brookstone each year! So if you are one of those new families, allow me to introduce our Virtual Host Families for the 2020-2021 school year! Unique times call for unique ways to connect and this is a new way for us to do so this year! Look over the names and info below and feel free to reach out to any […]
We are all longing for a bit of normalcy these days! Remember way back when – when we were in classrooms and on campuses? Oh – the good old days – days we certainly hope to return to soon! With that in mind, we wanted to highlight one of our sweetest Lower School classes – our Kindergarten – and reflect on all of the ways it is so special here at Brookstone! So what makes Kindergarten at Brookstone so special? Our Head of Lower School, Leigh Anne Floyd writes, Kindergarten […]
Mrs. Floyd is always the first to encourage our kids to try new things and take on new adventures! Her Top Ten Challenge from last summer was a hit, we are taking on new challenges again this year! Enjoy these pictures from students who are already working their way through the list! And if you haven’t seen the NEW Virtual Summer Camp options, including some archery, new recipes to try, and more, click here to see them!