From the desk of Jonathan Kegler, Lower School Principal: It is important that we plant the seeds of promise at a young age and stress the importance of what college can mean for a student. At this level, the thought of college tends to come from what college the parent attended or they are exposed […]
This year, our senior class joined our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes for the day. They were each assigned a “buddy” or two and traveled to different stations around our Lower School.
Fifth graders experienced a virtual reality field trip to Great Britain thanks to our new Google Expeditions kit. Garrett Gandy and Zachary Rhea both commented that the experience felt like they were really there. “It was awesome looking around,” Garrett said as students looked at the knights on the Bosworth Battlefield where King Richard III […]
This week, fourth graders attended a mock trial. Jack is on trial for killing the giant. Students played the roles of attorney, judge, bailiff, witnesses and jurors. Jack was found guilty.
Fifth graders completed a museum project that was three months in the making. In March, each fifth grader chose a hero found in the American Freedom Museum, studied their story in the museum, and conducted their own research at school and home to write a short presentation story. In April, they studied about an artifact […]
Second Graders have been studying the ocean. As a culminating lesson, Mrs. Batis brought her scuba gear to school for a lesson to all Second Graders. Students learned the names of the equipment and the uses. Some students tried on the equipment to get a feel of what it would be like. Mrs. Batis shared […]
To kick off this week of “Paws” for Books at the Lower School, a special guest came to chapel. The Larios family dog, Jo Jo, helped promote the book fair.
Robot project began with a story, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter. Then students used iPads to research how to plan a garden. Small groups collaborated to create a paper garden based on research findings. Students also considered measurements between rows that allowed our robots to move through and among vegetables. Then fifth […]
Mrs. Attebery’s Winners of the Bridge Invention! There are over 250 cubes sitting on their bridge and it’s still standing! Way to go future engineers!
On Wednesday, March 21st, our 5th grade class departed for the famed NASA headquarters in Houston. This is a much anticipated annual trip for our students as they enjoy their first overnight trip as a Brook Hill student. Upon arrival in Houston, the students got a behind the scenes experience at NASA’s space museum. The […]
Many of our students at the Lower School participated in a speech meet today in Kaufman. Congratulations to all of them for such hard work!
At the end of Fine Arts Week at the Lower School, the Lower School Orchestra students got to perform several songs for an assembly of their peers, teachers and families.