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Fifth grade serves at the East Texas Food Bank

May 04,

The fifth grade had their service project day on Monday, April 30. The students worked at the East Texas Food Bank all morning and had the joy to prepare hundreds of lunches for hungry people to eat. Thank you, East Texas Food Bank, for providing a snack for us when we were hungry! After all […]

Our students learn business organization skills

May 04,

On Tuesday morning, Business Principles students learned the importance of planning in business organizations. The task was to compete against other teams for the tallest and strongest skyscraper made out of only raw spaghetti and marshmallows.

Congratulations to our Middle School Choirs

May 04,

On Tuesday, March 27, the Brook Hill Middle School Choirs competed in the first ever TAPPS Middle School Vocal Contest. The goal of the contest is to prepare Middle School students for what the Upper School contests will be like. The contest was held on the campus of Grace Community School and was patterned after […]

Coach Agnew sets up an escape room for his students

May 04,

As the school year winds down, sometimes you just want to escape. In Coach Agnew’s math classes he tried to see if his students could actually escape. He turned his classroom into his own escape room. Coach Agnew’s students had to use their math knowledge and their wit to work problems and figure out clues […]

Brook Hill is involved in Boys and Girls Club of East Texas

April 27,

“The Boys & Girls Club of East Texas is very excited to be able to partner with the Brook Hill School. The Boys & Girls Club of East Texas is serving over 1250 students Monday – Friday from 3pm – 6pm and relies heavily upon paid part-time staff to make it all happen. This year […]

War of 1812 Cannon is now in the American Freedom Museum

April 27,

From the desk of Jan Hommel, Museum Director: This cannon was manufactured in 1795. Although there is no definitive information on its manufacturer, the axle is marked “Kinsley Iron & Machine,” an iron and machine shop in Canton, Massachusetts that began operating in 1787. They are known to have produced muskets for the U.S. Army […]

Meet Sharon and Esther

April 27,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: This week we’d like to introduce you to Esther Adeyemi and Sharon Chai. Esther is in her senior year and has been with us two years now. She comes to us from Nigeria, and even though she is small in stature she is big in […]

2018 East Texas Giving Day

April 24,

East Texas Giving Day is in full swing as many area non-profits are competing today to see who can raise the most money for their organization. We are fortunate to live in a community that philanthropic giving is a priority for many people. Brook Hill is proud to be a part of East Texas Giving […]

College Student Safety and Awareness

April 23,

On Monday during the Senior Seminar class, Mr. Bobby Brasher, Dean of Students and Director of Campus Security taught a priceless lesson on what it means to be safe as a college student. In just a few short months, our seniors will be scattered on different college campuses all over the United States. Their familiar […]

Rotary Young Citizen Club

April 20,

Two Middle School Students, two Upper School students, and Brook Hill’s Teacher of the Year were honored on April 19th, 2018, at the  Rotary Club of Tyler’s annual Tyler Rotary Young Citizen’s Club Banquet at the University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center. Students were chosen based on exceptional practices of citizenship, cleanliness, thriftiness, loyalty, courtesy, honesty, […]

The Lord Provides

April 20,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, Academic College Counselor: I know that God continues to get frustrated with me because I am such a slow learner. Let’s talk about the recent College Trips—last Wednesday’s trip, in particular. I am a creature of habit. For me, if things are in order they tend to go well. […]

College Fair

April 20,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Counselor: Over 50 colleges were represented at the Spring College Fair recently providing answers, encouragement, and details about the application process for students from all over East Texas. Meeting and greeting the college representatives is the absolute best way to get the most current information about the colleges. […]