Speech Tips When Communicating Through a Mask

Wearing face masks has become a part of school life, it is important to know how to communicate effectively while wearing one. Alumna and current parent, Dr. Alice Cellino, Au.D., CCC-A, along with Dr. Susie Ford, Ph. D., CCC-S, of Columbus Speech and Hearing Center (CSHC), conducted training during pre-planning to provide our faculty with tools that enhance communication while wearing masks. At Brookstone, we care as much about our parents as we do our students and teachers. As such, CSHC created the video below just for parents that includes […]

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A Letter from Leigh Anne Floyd

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 […]

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Back to Brookstone!

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!

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Virtual Host Families 2020-2021

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 […]

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Mrs. Floyd’s Top Ten Challenge 2020

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!

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Brookstone Graduation Drive-Through Celebration

It wasn’t the beautiful graduation we had planned for May 16th, but it was such a fun celebration nonetheless! We love these graduates and are so incredibly proud of this group of students. They truly will be the ones to make history! They already have! We are tentatively planning an in-person graduation for later this summer, which we hope will allow for this class to gather together one last time and commemorate more officially. So stay tuned for more graduation celerbations to come! In the meantime, click here for a […]

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Finishing Strong!

A message from Leigh Anne Floyd, our Lower School Principal. We began this unusual distance learning journey together over six weeks ago. None of us knew what to expect during this unprecedented event, and all of us – the teachers, parents, and students – were apprehensive. Even with these unsettled feelings, we started strong! We all started strong and determined to make this new set of circumstances work – and we did. You did. Your children did. And we did it well. Even though every single one of us has […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week

If there is anything the past two months have taught us, it’s that our teachers are the ABSOLUTE BEST IN THE WORLD! We are so grateful! And to show them just a little token of that appreciation, our Brookstone Parents Association surprised all of our faculty members with “thank you” yard signs and some well-deserved goodies. Our teachers have worked tirelessly to ensure that our students remain connected and engaged and have continued to learn, grow, and thrive! They are heroes in my book every single day! Thank you, Brookstone […]

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Virtual Blue White Day 2020

It was a day of intense competition, creative challenges, and technological triumphs! Though Blue White Day looked different this year, it was still a whole lot of fun! We had cake decorating contests, lipsync competitions, and some amazing dance competitions, too! Watch the videos to see the finalists! And enjoy the snapshots from Brookstone teachers, students, and families of all ages! Thanks to all the teachers and faculty who went above and beyond to make this day a success! We appreciate it more than you know! Go Blue! Go White! […]

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