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“Voices of Change” Poetry Slam

In January, Brookstone celebrated the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by honoring the theme of “Voices of Change.” The overall purpose of this theme was twofold: to remember the strength, perseverance, and integrity of one who is the voice of one of history’s quintessential movements for change and to know that his legacy continues on in all of us. As one part of our celebration of “Voices of Change,” students were asked to enter Brookstone’s very first Poetry Slam. Poetry Slams originated in Chicago, Illinois, as a way to […]

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One Act Play – State Champs Again!

Congratulations are in order to our amazing One Act Play team for winning the State Championship for the second year in a row! We were also thrilled that Ayo Oloyede walked away with honors for Best Actor – for the second year in a row! Olivia Willett also won acting honors for Best Actress! Finally, congratulations to Harry Graham and Evan Smallwood for being named to the All-Star Cast! It was an incredible day for Brookstone Thespians and congratulations are in order for the entire cast! We are so incredibly […]

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Winter Sports Accomplishments

Congratulations are in order to the following winter athletes for their recent accomplishments! We are so proud of them! CheerleadingOur Competition Cheerleading Team placed 3rd in the state finals recently! Swimming The Varsity Girls Swim Team placed 4th in the state meet. Among their accomplishments: the relay team placed 3rd in 400 freestyle, Holly Mattson placed 5th in the 500 freestyle and 6th in the 200 freestyle, and Alex Leary placed 5th in 200 IM. The Varsity Boys Team placed 18th in the state meet, having lowered their times in each […]

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One Act Play – Region Champs AGAIN!

Congratulations are in order for the Upper School One Act cast and crew as they won the GHSA region championship today for their show One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. This is Brookstone’s second year in a row clinching the region title! We are so incredibly proud of these kids! Senior Sam Kilgore and junior Evan Smallwood were recognized as All Star Cast members and senior Ayo Oloyede won Best Actor and junior Olivia Willett won Best Actress. Congrats to Mr. Robbie and Mrs. Dottie Davis and the entire Brookstone […]

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Voices of Change

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, Brookstone hosted the Voices of Change week in January to celebrate kindness, equality, and positive contributions to society. Virtual “Poetry Slams,” art mural submissions ensued and the week culminated with all students considering what Voices of Change means to them and how they can positively impact their communities.   Congratulations to our four winners for their art mural designs.   Lower School: Ephraim Harkey, Second Grade Intermediate School:  Josephine Meeks, Fifth Grade Middle School:  Micah Pate, Seventh Grade Upper School:  Jack Flournoy, Tenth Grade  These drawings will serve as the model for murals that […]

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Blanchard Leadership Institution Kicks off the New Year

The Blanchard Leadership Institute began the second Sprint® of the 2020-2021 school year on Monday, January 4th, with the entire Brookstone faculty participating. It speaks volumes to our faculty’s ability to adapt and to their level of preparation that they were able to devote three and a half hours of the very first day back to school in the new year to professional development, despite having been told we would be moving to all virtual instruction only three days before. It is one more reminder of Why Brookstone? Because our […]

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Introducing: The Blanchard Leadership Institute

In early October 2020, the Board of Trustees of Brookstone School announced the launch of the Blanchard Leadership Institute. Brookstone has long held a foundational commitment to provide students endless opportunities to grow and thrive, to offer innovative processes that powerfully impact learning, to have a personal approach in all it does, and to always make sure people, families, our community, matter most. The Blanchard Leadership Institute will not only deepen these commitments but will provide students, faculty, and staff a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth, enabling them […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Hollingsworth

Ask many of our alumni and they will tell you, the people, the community are what make Brookstone School such a special place. The coaches. The teachers. The students. There truly is such a thing as the Brookstone family. Taylor Hollingsworth, a member of the Class of 2011, speaks to that in her spotlight video featured below. After graduating from Brookstone, Taylor went on to join the Track team at the University of Georgia, where she was a double major in Nutrition Science and Spanish. A stellar athlete, she is […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Lulie Wallace

We take our love of art and our budding artists very seriously here at Brookstone School and we always have. We invite you to visit the student art show from last spring and then more recently the Mary Schley Holiday Art Show this past December, to read all about “International Dot Day” and to click here to see one of our Spring Arts Festivals in action. Our love of learning about art doesn’t stop even when we found ourselves in quarantine! Bottom line, we love art here at Brookstone School. […]

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