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Meet Andrew Shaw

March 03,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Andrew is an awesome young man from Florida who joined us this year as a senior. He is an accomplished violinist who plays for the East Texas Youth Symphony Orchestra and is serious about his walk with the Lord. Our only regret is with Andrew […]

Meet Jeffrey Sonola

February 24,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Jeffrey Sonola is a great young man who has been at Brook Hill for two years now. He is a great representative student who embodies the BH residence life. If you have not taken the time to get to know our incredible boarding students, put it […]

Meet Harold Ofuokwu

February 17,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Meet Harold Ofuokwu, a new boarding student with us this year from Nigeria. Harold is a Junior and is having a great time with us here at Brook Hill. We are grateful he is here and look forward to having him back with us next […]

Dining at Brook Hill

February 10,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: This is the second in a series of editorials on your child’s nutrition at Brook Hill. You might not know this, but Flik, our food services provider, features certain foods and super foods each month. Check out their post for the month: Viva La Classics! […]

Few things say “home” like food

February 03,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: “Chef Sualua Tupolo is a former Executive Sous Chef and Culinary Instructor at Weimar Center of Health & Education. He has served for over 30 years as Executive Chef, Chef de Partie, and Touring Chef in some of the world’s finest kitchens.”1 Brook Hill has […]

Boarding students stay busy on the weekends

January 20,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: There was no lack of activity this past weekend for the boarding students. Take a look! Friday night students had the options of going to basketball games against one of our local rivals or going to Fresh for gelato, coffee, taco, sandwich, salad bar or […]

A-Team Tutoring back up and running for the spring semester

January 20,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: If your child needs any academic assistance this semester, don’t forget about A Team Tutoring – the free, in-house tutoring service offered through the Brook Hill Boarding School students. They offer help in a variety of courses, including the upper level courses like Chemistry and […]

How high is your GQ?

January 10,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: “Where is Micronesia?” Abed Taha, from Jordan, and Sam Adams, from Micronesia, were in the Res Life Suite Friday, and Abed asked Sam this question. Without realizing it Abed was raising his GQ, Global Quotient. This is a term Mr. Fletcher and I learned at […]

The Value of Diversity

December 02, 2016

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: When some schools speak of the diversity of their student body, they simply mean that they have more than one ethnicity on campus– maybe even up to four or five nationalities.  When we speak of a diverse student body at Brook Hill, we mean something […]

Meet our Academic Center for Excellence Coordinator: Jessica Mize

November 18, 2016

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: In her six years at Brook Hill Mrs. Mize has been an effective math teacher as well as a winning basketball, softball and volleyball coach. And now Mrs. Mize heads up ACE, Brook Hill’s Academic Center for Excellence, one of her most effective and fulfilling […]

Meet our academic advocate for boarding students: Scott Ryle

November 11, 2016

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Scott Ryle came to Brook Hill from Atlanta, Georgia, and serves as our Academic Advocate and Head Football Coach. Mr. Ryle served on a recon team in Iraq, and we celebrate Mr. Ryle’s brave service for his country on this Veterans Day. Coach Ryle assists […]

Exclusive College Guidance for Boarding Students

November 04, 2016

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Allow me to introduce you to Mrs. Ashley Bouwer, the Residence Life College Guidance Counselor.  One of the most commonly cited reasons that parents give for sending their child to the Brook Hill Boarding School is the nurturing environment fostered by the caring Brook Hill […]