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Investigating the Leaf

October 02, 2013

To help our 5th grade students understand scientific concepts about plants, Mrs. Wallace devised a mystery case the students needed to use leaves to solve. As the story goes, a robber had escaped and the only evidence police had on the suspects were leaves stuck to the trucks’ tires. In order to solve the case […]

UT Austin Admissions Visits Brook Hill

October 01, 2013

Mario Villa, Admissions Director of the UT Austin Longview Office, came to Brook Hill to give our seniors and their parents an opportunity to ask questions about the application process for UT. Students and parents left the event overflowing with knowledge. Just another way we try to prepare our students for college and give them […]

Seniors Applying to College

September 30, 2013

Seniors have been wonderful about getting their applications started, teacher and counselor recommendation packets completed, and forms turned in to Mrs. Hanks, who tells them just how easy it can be! We are proud of our seniors and the hard work they have done! We cannot wait to see where they decide to study next […]

Christian College Fair

September 30, 2013

Students and their families recently enjoyed visiting with colleges at the Christian College Fair . Admissions representatives were more than happy to answer questions and give out information about their specific colleges and universities. More than once someone was heard saying as they left a table, “ I did not even know that the college […]

Chemistry Road Show

September 29, 2013

On September 19, Brook Hill students were treated to a entertaining learning experience in the form of the Texas A&M Chemistry Road Show. Dr. Jim Pennington, A&M organic chemistry professor and Road Show presenter, demonstrated frozen flowers, burning money, exploding grenades, melting lead, and detonating balloons, among other chemical wonders. All chemistry students and 8th […]

A Tough Thing – Seeing Beyond the “Middle”

September 27, 2013

From the desk of Tammy Hayes, Middle School Principal: When I think about the beginning of most any adventure, I think about the anticipation and the wondering of what something will be. It has promise. Even if I have heard negative things about it, my hopeful heart kicks in without much prodding and I am […]

Johnny Appleseed Day in Second Grade

September 27, 2013

This week, our second graders learned how John Chapman became known as Johnny Appleseed. In a literacy unit our second graders read many tall tales about Johnny Appleseed and saw how Johnny loved helping people and planting apple trees. We read about his dream of spreading apple orchards all across the western states. September 26 […]

Novel Writing in Humanities 9

September 27, 2013

Humanities 9 working on their group projects. They are using the Book of Exodus to create a mini-graphic novel from the text! They will present to the class on Tuesday 10/1.

6th Grade Greek Day

September 27, 2013

Today our 6th graders learned about Greek culture through a variety of activities. First they competed in Olympic Games, then they performed Ancient Greek plays and crafted their own pottery. Below, you will see Mrs. Eden’s and Mr. Roquemore’s classes competing and Mr. Roquemore demonstrating how to make a pinch pottery in class! What a […]

Cell Lab and Project

September 27, 2013

David Collins seventh grade had an incredible science project and lab this week! The project and lab compared cheek cells (animal cell) and plant cells (onion skin) under the microscope. Our students were able to see these cells close up and observe their differences and similarities while having a fun, colorful project at the same […]

Colleges Visit Brook Hill

September 24, 2013

Belhaven College, Mississippi State University, Dallas Baptist University, California Baptist University, Southeastern University, Point Loma Nazarene, Calvin College, and Wheaton College were part of  a panel discussion in Senior Seminar. The representatives shared personal stories with seniors about God’s guidance in their lives and how they got to where they are today. They also answered […]

What’s New at the Lower School?

September 20, 2013

Lower School News From the desk of Sandra Fritcher, Principal We added ten tremendous people to the Lower School staff this year:  PK, K, 1st, 3rd, 5th, Music, Library, P.E., and two instructional aides.  Our instructional program is greatly enhanced because of these additions. Our P.E. program is greater than it has ever been.  Brock […]