A Six-Word Short Story

January 17, 2014

From the Desk of Dr. Stan Ward, Director of Campus Life & Ministry: I love a good story. I like to read stories, hear stories, and tell stories. I like stories so much I’ve even done research on how they can be used as a leadership tool (for an introduction to the idea, see this […]

Upper School Community Service Opportunity: College Ambassadors

January 09, 2014

WANTED: College Ambassadors Mrs. Tucker is providing a service opportunity for 9th-12th grade students who would like to help host one of our many college representatives. Brook Hill College Ambassador’s will be the welcoming committee for college reps when they come to campus. All students are always encouraged to visit with the colleges but College […]

Prepared? Absolutely!!

December 20, 2013

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: When it is all said and done, our job at Brook Hill is to “prepare” our students.  Honestly, it’s what parents are ultimately expecting.  Our task is to prepare our students for college and their future.  We want to prepare them academically, spiritually, emotionally, socially, etc.  This is […]

The #1 Reason To Visit Colleges in Person

December 13, 2013

From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Guidance Counselor: “Nothing can take the place of being there…” This past week I attended a North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals Conference at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana (yes, one should think carefully when scheduling a conference in hot,  hot, hot July and really  think about how […]

Don’t Press the Panic Button: Prepping for Exams & What Really Matters!

December 13, 2013

From the desk of Tammy Hayes, Middle School Principal: Here it is already! Exam Time! I often find humor in weird similarities of culture that often clash. For instance, the idea that we start listening to Christmas music in November as we prep the turkey for Thanksgiving…I would like to believe that it is because […]

Fine Arts Signs & T-Shirts

December 12, 2013

“BE DISTINCTIVE AND BE PROUD!” If your child is an artist, a musician or an actor, it’s time to let the world know you are a proud supporter of fine arts education. Right now you have the opportunity to order a distinctive yard sign or tee shirt to proclaim your child’s fine arts achievement. The […]

MS and US Christmas Party Next Friday!

December 06, 2013

From the desk of Dr. Stan Ward, Director of Campus Life & Ministry: How about some school Christmas spirit? To help celebrate the upcoming holiday (and days off from school), as well as to let off a little stress before exam week, the student center will host a Christmas Hot Chocolate Bar from 3:00-4:00pm on […]

Potatoes & Plays Coming Next Week!

December 05, 2013

From the desk of Glenn Ballard, Director of Fine Arts: On Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14, the Middle School drama and choir students will present their seventh Annual One Act Play and Musical. This year the featured One Act Play, directed by Glenn Ballard, is titled “A Christmas Chaos” by Michael Wehrli. When […]

Remembering Ben Lauderdale

December 05, 2013

From the desk of Ginger Bell, Director of Family & Alumni Relations: Ben Lauderdale was an educator.  Though he retired from education at least 3 times over his lifetime, he was still an educator when he went to his Heavenly Home last week.  It was just who he was.  He taught in schools, taught others […]

ParentsWeb Has Been Upgraded!

November 22, 2013

From the desk of Raegan McCallum, Director of Technology: ParentsWeb has been upgraded!  When you log into ParentsWeb (RenWeb), you will see a brand new look featuring the same great information and the fabulous Brook Hill blue & orange! The upgraded ParentsWeb still provides all the same ways to check grades, view schedules and make […]

Gunnar Dorsey in Recovery

November 22, 2013

From the desk of Ginger Bell, Director of Family and Alumni Relations: Gunnar Dorsey graduated from Brook Hill in May, 2012. He then moved to play football at Texas A & M Kingsville, the oldest continuously operating public institution of higher learning in South Texas. Their reputation for football has been outstanding for years, and […]

Remembering JFK

November 21, 2013

From the desk of Jan Hommel, American Freedom Museum Director: John F. Kennedy 35th President of the United States January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 “With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing […]