It’s going to be a big week! It’s historic, actually! It’s the very first VIRTUAL Blue and White Day in Brookstone’s history! And it’s going to be epic! Enjoy these hype videos from the team captains! (And just on a personal note – Go WHITE!!)
April is the Month of the Military Child, a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas. Columbus is a military community and many of our families have ties to Fort Benning, Georgia, so we take special pride in celebrating our military children! Though we are physically distant right now, we still encouraged our families to wear purple for Purple Up! Day to show support and thank military children for […]
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 […]
To all those on the front lines fighting COVID-19, we send you our heartfelt thanks! We are so grateful for the work you are doing day in and day out on behalf of everyone else! Enjoy this video message from our Lower School students!
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 […]
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 […]
Our Distance Learning Plan even includes college counseling. If you are a current Upper School parent seeking wisdom in how to navigate these unchartered waters, our college counselors are here for you! Open to any current Brookstone Upper School parent! This virtual coffee is an opportunity for any Upper School parent to ask questions about the college search process during these unprecedented times. Please bring your questions on anything from testing to how to research colleges in the middle of a nationwide shutdown. There are two opportunities to gather virtually. […]
People are taking the time to pursue all kinds of new hobbies during this stay-at-home time – including cooking! So enjoy the latest edition of our Middle School’s very own Dr. Maquire – aka DMag – demonstrating a favorite recipe from home!
A Letter from Mr. Garry Sullivan, Head of Upper and Middle Schools Good evening students, I know the message you received from Mr. Lester yesterday was not what you, or any of us, would have wanted to hear. Online learning will continue for the rest of the school year. As difficult as it was to read, know that it was incredibly difficult for him to write. To my Senior Class of 2020 – We can’t begin to understand the emotions you are experiencing about your senior year being stripped away from you […]
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 […]