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Spring Arts Festival 2022

It was a wonderful week celebrating art and music on campus in our annual Spring Arts Festival! Though it has been two years since we have been able to host this event, we more than made up for with all the beautiful displays of talent and community. It was practically perfect in every way! Under spectacularly blue skies, piano music wafted softly over the quad throughout the day as students would stop to play on one of the outdoor pianos their way to class. They would gather around tables to […]

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Celebrating 70 Years – A Look Back at Brookstone

Throughout this school year we have enjoyed celebrating Brookstone’s 70 anniversary – 70 years that encompass a remarkable history and vision built on a solid foundation of values.  This important milestone has given us a chance to celebrate our founding, reflect on our success, revel in the sense of community we’ve built over seven decades, and imagine our next 70 years.  To celebrate the 70th anniversary, we invited several people to reflect on Brookstone’s history in a video story. Two things were evident, the values that Brookstone was founded on […]

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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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Celebrating the Arts!

It’s been a really exciting week around here when it comes to Brookstone’s fine arts! Join us in congratulating all of the following students! First up, congratulations to the Brookstone Literary Meet Team for winning the Region Championship with a score of 80 out of 84.  Winners include: Essay – Argumentative, Genesis Woods – Runner-upEssay – Personal, Ella Crowley – Runner-upEssay – Rhetorical, Creight Lawrence – ChampionExtemporaneous Speaking – Domestic, Ava Chhokar – ChampionExtemporaneous Speaking – International, Zoe Zwickey – ChampionOral Performance – Humorous, Frances Cottrell – ChampionOral Performance – Dramatic, Olivia Willett- ChampionOral […]

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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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New Athletic Complex Coming

Dear Brookstone Families,  We are excited to announce Brookstone’s plans to construct a new Athletic Complex designed to meet the growing needs of our successful Cougar athletic teams and our school community as a whole. The current stadium, constructed in the early 70s, has served Brookstone School for almost 50 years. While for some time Brookstone has talked about the need for improvements to the facility, we now have a broader vision for a complex that will include a new natural turf field, a new eight lane track, LED lighting, […]

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Brookstone Welcomes New Athletic Director

Dear Brookstone Family I am so pleased to be able to welcome Coach Gillespie to Brookstone. He has a resume rich with both high school and college experience in the state of Georgia along with a passion for connecting with student athletes and helping them grow as both football players and people. We found a proven winner and program-builder and look forward to the 2022 season and continuing the Brookstone tradition of excellence.  Rance Gillespie comes to Brookstone from Hart County High School where he has been the Head Football […]

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