It was just your average Thursday at Brook Hill, and Mr. Johnson’s Math 6 classes were finished with their study of fractions. That means Fraction Party time! Here are some of his students solving fraction problems and eating the answers. “We had a lot of fun with pizza, cookie cakes, brownies and cake pops,” Mr. […]
Ms. Adams’s classes had a lab this week were they heated different elements to see what reaction each of them had before recording them.
Forty 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students are learning how to program robots Dash and Dot using one of our coding apps on our school iPads. Students are able to program these robots to complete a sequence of events. Whereas in the past we programmed characters on a computer screen, now we have an opportunity […]
Second Grade students learned about living and non-living things in science. Each student brought a fruit or vegetable to class on Friday. The students classified each food item into the six parts of plants-flower, stem, root, seed, fruit and leaf. Then students tasted each food item and recorded whether they liked it or not. Many […]
From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Counselor: Student leaders from around East Texas were invited to share in the excitement, be inspired, get motivated and develop a plan of action to improve their own campus at The Emerging Leaders Conference hosted by The University of Texas at Tyler. Students were guided through core leadership […]
From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Counselor: Dozens of top Christian colleges & universities from around the US and Canada were in town recently at the Tyler Area Christian College Fair. The Fair was free, open to the public and included a financial aid workshop. Many Brook Hill students attended the Fair making contacts […]
From the desk of Jessica Mize, ACE Director: Success is often defined differently depending on factors such as age, season of life, culture and personal expectations. For some, success means happiness; for others it may be wealth or job title. Yet, one key to success no matter how you define it is organization. On Tuesday […]
To help students better understand subatomic particles in the atom, 8th graders have been building Bohr models of different atoms using beans and peas. Once the model was checked and found to be correct, students then drew pictures and made electron dot diagrams for each atom studied. Students were constantly heard saying , “This makes so […]
Kindergarten and 1st graders are in the process of making a monochromatic self-portrait with lines in the background. Each class has been assigned a different color of the rainbow to color their artworks. Once all the classes have completed their art, the portraits will make a giant rainbow display. The first couple of days we […]
Today, many of our community helpers drove their emergency vehicles onto our campus to teach Pre-K and Kindergarten students about what they do in their job. Our students were able to crawl through the back of a police car, get their heartrate checked in the back of an ambulance, walk through a smoke house and […]
Mrs. Ponce’s fourth grade students trekked to the American Freedom Museum to play a not-so-classic game of hide-and-seek. Mrs. Bynum, museum guide and educator, directed the lesson “Texas Hide-and-Seek”. A lesson sheet was given to each pair of students with facts about Texas and famous Texans throughout U.S. history. Instead of the students hiding the […]
Eighth grade is making models of each of the different atomic theories. Students used Play Doh, Petri dishes, beans and peas to illustrate each idea and students had to name the scientist whose theory each model represented. A good concrete way to learn the different theories.