Brookstone Receives Sportsmanship Award

Congratulations to the Brookstone Athletic Department who was chosen by the members of our region to receive the Sportsmanship Award for the 2020-2021 school year. The criteria for this award includes host school hospitality, coaches sideline demeanor, athlete demeanor during competition, and game and campus experience.    Jimmy Messer, our Athletic Director, thanked all who played a part in making it happen in an email sent to the school. He wrote, “Thank you to everyone who played a role in helping our school receive this recognition.  I appreciate the way our families, coaches, […]

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Heartfelt Fan Support! #brookstonebaseball

There was a special delivery made to one dedicated Brookstone Baseball Fan this past week in the Intermediate School. Read more below from Mrs. Javonne Stewart. “I live for special and heartfelt moments. That ‘Aha!’ moment when a student finally gets it; the moment when a former student goes out of their way to stop by and say hello; or the moment when two siblings see each other on the playground and run in for a big hug. These are the types of moments that fill your heart and let […]

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Middle School Day of Service

Middle School Day of service was held last week and these middle school students put in some work! Together, they packed 12,096 meals that will help people in need all over the world. Working with Rise Against Hunger, they measured, packed, sealed and boxed thousands of meals over the course of the day! One student said, “I’m having fun AND helping people!” Grateful for our Servant Leadership Department that makes days like these happen! And thanks to everyone involved for a wonderful experience all the way around!

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Brookstone Wins Region in Literary Meet

Congratulations to the Brookstone Literary Meet Team for winning the Region 4 A-Private Literary Meet earlier this week! Region 4 A-Private – 1st Place: Essay – Argumentative: Genesis Woods Essay – Personal: Ella Crowley Essay – Rhetorical: Stella Yancey Extemporaneous Speaking-Domestic: Evan Smallwood Extemporaneous Speaking – International: Lucy Wylie Oral Performance – Humorous: Olivia Willett Oral Performance – Dramatic: Mia Vongsavang Oral Performance – Duo: Ayo Oloyede & Harry Graham Boys Solo: Ayo Oloyede Girls Solo: Mia Vongsavang Trio 1: Mia Vongsavang, Catherine Jeffries, & Cassidy Rogers Quartet: Evan Smallwood, […]

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Servant Leadership Update

Congratulations to sophomore Katie Shaw for recently winning the Girl Scout Gold Award! This award is the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting, comparable to the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout. Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world. The Gold Award is awarded to fewer than 6% of Girl Scouts annually, and each Gold Award Girl Scout spends 1 – 2 years on her project. Approximately one million Girl Scouts have earned the Gold Award or its […]

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2021 Page One Awards

This week’s Ledger-Enquirer Page One Awards resulted in lots of well-deserved recognition for several of our Brookstone Cougars! Congratulations to the following Cougars: Drew Albright, Winner, CSU General Scholarship Emma Gwan-Nulla, Winner, Science BJ Tillman, Winner, Social Science Ayo Oloyede, Runner Up, Drama Dre’a Singleton, Runner Up, Citizenship John Wang, Runner Up, Math The full slate of Brookstone nominees: Art – Rebecca Calhoun Athletics – Bo Blanchard Career & Technology – Dario Gomez Suarez Citizenship – Dre’a Singleton Drama – Ayo Oloyede English & Literature – Mary Saunders Foreign Language […]

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2021 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program Finalists

Winners of the statewide 2021 Governor’s Honors Program have been announced and Brookstone is proud to recognize two outstanding students.  After completing a series of nominations, applications, and interviews, Jack Flournoy ’23 has received an invitation to participate in the 2021 Governor’s Honor Arts Program in Visual Arts.  “I have known Jack for almost 3 years and have watched him grow in his skills in art, his incredible adaptability to problem solving, and his ability to maintain a positive attitude. In AP art, he continues to show these strengths as he challenges himself with multiple projects and tight deadlines.” […]

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Our Preschool Library is Now Open!

Our Preschool library is up and running! The children have enjoyed this new location for story time with Mrs. Trotter, our Lower School Librarian, and selecting their first books to take back to their classrooms. The library is arranged like a classroom library with bins of books gathered in topical or thematic groups. Books are displayed in the bins with the front covers facing forward which supports young children in making choices. Many thanks to Mrs. Mobley for working to organize and label all of the books and for committing […]

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Intermediate School Genius Hour

From Intermediate School Principal, Javonne Stewart We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided for us and toward the idea that an education is something that we create for ourselves. – Stephen Downes   Every year, I set short and long term goals for myself as an individual and as a professional. One of my goals is to make sure that every student that crosses my path knows their worth, knows that they belong, and has established the beginnings of something they are passionate […]

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