Boys and girls at the Lower School dressed up as wild west cowboys and cowgirls to celebrate reading and the Scholastic Book Fair. Our buckaroos paraded down the halls and into the gym where Sheriff Fletcher and Sheriff Fritcher passed out bookmarks. The Book Fair is open for shopping through November 17.
Mrs. Attebery’s class told the story of the Centurion from Luke 7:1-10 in chapel this week.
“Our visit to the museum was our first visit in 2nd grade so it was mostly just to expose our students to the museum and allow any students new to Brook Hill to see the museum,” Heidi Berry said. “Of course it is always full of American history, so there’s that, too!”
Mrs. Dahn’s class taught their peers in the Lower School the story of Peter in prison from Acts 12.
Mrs. Dawkins’ 4th graders wrote scary stories full of lots of fun characters and spooky places. They shared them with all 2nd grade classes.
Mrs. Batis’s 2nd grade class has been earning shells for outstanding behavior in the classroom, halls, art, music, library, Spanish and Science Lab. The class displays teamwork by encouraging each other to go above and beyond with their behavior. When the class gets 10 shells, they vote on the prize they would like to receive. […]
Second Grade has been studying the three branches of government. The classes read Duck for President and worked in stations to learn vocabulary as well as making a campaign button and registration card to practice some responsibilities of voting citizens. As an exciting addition to the lesson, Jacksonville Mayor Dick Stone visited Second Grade. Mr. Stone […]
Last week, Pre-K enjoyed learning about great stories and Fairy Tales. They practiced re-telling the story of The Three Bears using Teddy Grahams. They also made Pigs in a Blanket after reading The Three Little Pigs and ate straw (Chow Mein noodles), sticks (pretzel sticks), and bricks (cheese nips) to represent the things the Three […]
In honor of Great Book Week, Pumpkins on Parade has been happening in the Lower School Library. Pumpkins on Parade is a contest where students decorate or disguise a pumpkin to resemble a character from a library book. The pumpkins were on display Monday – Friday.
Mrs. Brown’s 3rd graders lead chapel this week and played a game of Bible Jeopardy while telling the stories live.
Students in Kindergarten and First Grade have been learning about the artwork of French painter Claude Monet. They learned that Monet was an Impressionist painter who loved to paint outside in the open air, not in a stuffy studio! This type of painter is called a plein air landscape painter. He was particularly interested in […]
Second and Third graders have been studying the art and life of Winslow Homer, an American painter who is best known for his marine subject matter. In art class, they looked at several of Homer’s paintings including The Gulf Stream, Home Sweet Home, Fog Warning and A Visit from the Old Mistress. Homer worked for magazines, made […]