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Upper School Students Doing Great Things!

It is our privilege to highlight four Upper School students for their work outside of school and in our community. We are growing a generation of leaders here at Brookstone School and they continually make us proud. Ayomide Oloyede Ayomide, a senior and Head Boy Prefect, recently started a project called “Project Lunchtime” where he partners with local restaurants to save food from going in the trash. With the help of a local ministry, the food is put into to-go boxes and delivered to the homeless, elderly, and needy. In […]

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Speech Tips When Communicating Through a Mask

Wearing face masks has become a part of school life, it is important to know how to communicate effectively while wearing one. Alumna and current parent, Dr. Alice Cellino, Au.D., CCC-A, along with Dr. Susie Ford, Ph. D., CCC-S, of Columbus Speech and Hearing Center (CSHC), conducted training during pre-planning to provide our faculty with tools that enhance communication while wearing masks. At Brookstone, we care as much about our parents as we do our students and teachers. As such, CSHC created the video below just for parents that includes […]

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A Letter from Leigh Anne Floyd

Please enjoy this email from Leigh Anne Floyd, Lower School Principal. It embodies so many of the qualities we strive to teach our children here at Brookstone. Dear Lower School Parents. Are you ready? We are! School begins tomorrow (7:45 will be here before we know it), and many of you may have some back to school traditions to start off the new school year. Others may be exhausted from back to school shopping and will do what you can to get everyone fed and in bed early. A friend […]

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First Day of School 2020

It’s the First Day of School for the 2020-2021 school year! We have never started a school year smack dab in the middle of a pandemic, but we have our masks on, our plexiglass in place, and we are ready to go! (In all seriousness, we have spent countless hours preparing for this day and we invite you to read more about it by clicking here.) School looks different this year to say the least, but let us all rejoice that we are BACK IN SCHOOL! Whether in person or […]

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Back to Brookstone!

The Brookstone Administration has been working diligently all summer preparing for school to start, and we are thrilled that next week we will be BACK at Brookstone! For all the latest details on our plans for fall and the safety protocols in place, you can click here to read FAQ on the COVID-19 Update Page. You can also click here to read the latest communication with our families! We look forward to seeing everyone again soon! Go Cougars!

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Virtual Host Families 2020-2021

One of the many reasons the Brookstone community is so special is because of our amazing families. And those families stand ready to welcome all the NEW families to Brookstone each year! So if you are one of those new families, allow me to introduce our Virtual Host Families for the 2020-2021 school year! Unique times call for unique ways to connect and this is a new way for us to do so this year! Look over the names and info below and feel free to reach out to any […]

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Test-Optional or Test-Blind College Admissions? A Word From Our College Counselor

You may have heard about some colleges and universities going test-optional or test-blind. What does that mean? Here’s a word from Brookstone’s Director of College Counseling, Bob MacLellan. There have been many changes to the traditional college admissions process because of Covid-19 – from virtual college tours to zoom interviews just to name a few.  However, the biggest change that will affect the Class of 2021 and potentially beyond is the use of standardized testing. In the wake of closed testing sites and limited access to testing sites this fall, […]

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