15th Annual Upper School Day of Service

Just before Spring Break, our Upper School students took part of Brookstone’s 15th annual Day of Service. Spreading out around the Columbus area, our students partnered with 14 different local agencies to help them with everything from painting to landscaping to playing with kids! Before the work began, we gathered our students together to hear from a special guest. Brookstone parent Colonel Jim Hathaway, soon to return Ft. Benning to command the 198th Infantry Brigade, visited with our students and spoke about Servant Leadership and how we can offer hope […]

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3K Doctor Day and A Vocab Parade!

There was lots of activity here on campus today! We had 3K Doctor Day and a Vocab Parade! First up, 3K Doctor Day – where all of your ailments could be tended to. Need a Band-aid? A quick MRI? Or perhaps you just need a good blood pressure check to get you through your day! No need to look further than our 3K classrooms where lots of future doctors were hard at work! After you had received all necessary treatment, it was time to head to the most spectacular, colorful, […]

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It’s Great to Be a Brookstone Cougar!

A recent social media post from one of our 5th grade teachers summed up perfectly the bond our students and teachers share here at Brookstone. She wrote: “I was on the playground with my kiddos today when one of my ‘former’ kiddos walked up and gave me a hug! As our school continues to grow, it takes engineers and brains to plan and oversee! You are looking at the TOP DOG!!! I am so proud of you, Tim! This makes it all worthwhile. Precious child; dynamic young man!!! HARD WORK […]

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Middle and Upper School BLI Update

We held our spring Sprint® Closing Workshop for the Middle and Upper Schools last week and I wanted to share a little bit about what we discussed. We kicked off the workshop with a video celebrating some of our student accomplishments over this past year. Please know this is not an all inclusive highlight video as there are many more achievements also worthy of celebration, but for our purposes, it allowed us to celebrate what we can accomplish when we set out to do it!  You can watch the video below: So […]

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Brookstone’s STAR Student 2022

Brookstone School is proud to announce its STAR Student/Teacher Award winners: Joe Hilsman and Mr. Matt Lage. The STAR Student Award goes to the Brookstone student with the highest SAT score on one given test; this student then competes on the local level to include twelve schools. Joe Hilsman is a member of the National English, Latin, Science, and Math Societies. He has been a member of the Honor Council for three years, Latin Club President, and Founder of the Pre-Med Club. Joe is a servant leader, shown by his […]

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Middle School Trip Week 2021

For the first time in two years, we were able to send our Middle School students out on the road for their annual class trips! Our 8th-graders headed to the beautiful moutains of Flat Rock, North Carolina to camp and hike. Our 7th-graders got to spend some time in lovely, historic Savannah, Georgia. And our 6th-grade students enjoyed a one day excursion to Desoto Caverns in Childersburg, Alabama. Though it was a rainy week for everyone, memories were made, life lessons learned, and fun was had by all!

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Blanchard Leadership Institute Fall 2021 Update

It’s been a busy fall for the Blanchard Leadership Institute. We concluded the Faculty Sprint in August and the Upper School Sprint in September and we just got underway with the Middle School Sprint last week. We’ve been busy! But we’ve also been productive. We have no taken no less than 450 members of our community through a Developmental Sprint since the beginning of the school year. That’s a lot of potential growth happening right there. After all, that is what the Sprint is all about, utilizing researched driven, Harvard-based […]

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Lower School Week of Service

We just completed our Lower School Week of Service for the fall and it was so incredibly impactful on all those involved. We were so grateful for the many, many donations sent in by our parentsthat were sent in that allowed us to give back to local organizations in an incredible way. Please enjoy this video from our Week of Service celebration where each grade level in the Preschool and Lower School reflected on the week and what it meant to them. For a recap of where we served, see […]

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Forest Fridays

We are so excited to announce the start of Forest Fridays here at Brookstone this fall! What is Forest Friday? Forest Friday is a weekly class for kindergarten through third grade. The class is about connecting with nature, outdoor learning, and instilling adventure and exploration in our students. Research shows that students get minimal outdoor time and are spending more time indoors in front of screens and various other technologies. Yet other research shows that more time outdoors has a positive impact on our students’ behavior, mental health, and academics.  On […]

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Welcome New Faculty!

We are thrilled to welcome these fantastic new faculty members to the Brookstone Family this year! As you can see from their bios below, this is an amazing group of people with an incredible range and depth of talent! It is our pleasure to welcome them to Brookstone! We know our students love them already! Go Cougars! Preschool Savannah Meadows – Preschool Teaching Assistant The Lower School is thrilled to have Savannah Meadows join the Pre-K team as the teaching assistant with Alissa Jordan. After graduating from Harris County High […]

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