Middle School


Middle School computer classes took class to the AFM this week

March 23,

Mr. Loudermilk’s 6th grade class spent Monday in the Museum learning about the history of communication. Computers use special binary languages to translate, store, and communicate date. Using binary code and signal flags, students encoded secret messages just like soldier’s did in the War Between States.

SPARC: 8th grade in Washington, D.C.

March 09,

Our 8th graders got to travel to Washington, D.C. and toured with WorldStrides. They were able to go to the Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknowns, and explore the amazing exhibits in the Smithsonian Museums. “So much more than a history trip, your WorldStrides educational tour in Washington, D.C. is designed to enhance […]

SPARC: 7th Heaven

March 09,

We had a great week. The trip was both educational and inspirational. Our trip began with a trip to Austin, the capital of Texas. While in Austin we also toured the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum and the Capital Museum. The State Capital of Texas visit was fun and informative. Learning how Texas laws are […]

SPARC: 6th grade in Hill Country

March 09,

Sixth graders hiked Enchanted Rock and many explored a cave for the first time. Camp activities included archery, a nature hike, soil forensics, weather and Archers Quest. The trip ended with a hike to Hamilton Pool and a Competitive game of Paintball. What a fun week of learning and developing friendships!

SPARC: At Home

March 09,

Below are immediate responses and recaps from some of our SPARC leaders. Stay tuned for a recap on the rest of the trips when we all get back from Spring Break. Box Gardening/ How Things Are Made –  Everyone had a very good time and learning experience. Whether we were learning how to make candy […]

Armor of God projects in Middle School Bible class

March 02,

Today students wrapped up their study of Ephesians with some historical investigation. This project and presentation had students compare the Roman centurion’s armor with Paul’s Armor of God. The students learned how the Romans fought as a unit and how each piece of their armor served to protect the brothers-in-arms. This allowed the students to […]

Congratulations to our Duke TIP qualifiers

March 02,

Duke TIP’s 7th Grade Talent Search helps academically talented students identify their strengths, develop their abilities and interests, and celebrate their achievements at a crucial time when they are forming their identities and looking ahead to the future. Participants learn about their strengths with an above-level test (either the ACT or SAT) and receive benefits […]

Kurtlee Smith representing Brook Hill at the San Antonio Stock Show

February 23,

Last weekend, 6th grader Kurtlee Smith was at a horse judging competition in San Antonio. The team placed 4th out of 47 teams total. Kurtlee placed 10th individually out of 145 kids in the Junior 4H Division. Kurtlee is also a member of the Middle School equestrian club at Brook Hill.

Middle School Science Cell Lab

February 23,

Coach Collin’s class had a cell lab this week where they tested their cells against the cell of an onion.

Middle School Fine Arts students shone on the stage

February 15,

The Middle School drama students work diligently during the fall semester to stretch and strengthen their theatrical abilities. The work culminates in our winter One Act Play that is featured at the annual Potatoes and Plays event. This year the MS drama class produced “Shakespeare Unbound” by Claudia Haas. It is the story of young […]

Middle School Fine Arts students celebrate a successful performance

February 09,

After a successful weekend for the middle school one act play and musical, the 7th and 8th grade choir and drama students celebrated during one of their class times. While enjoying their snacks, the students discussed their feeling about how they did and what the experience was like. For several, it was their first time […]

It’s a small world after all

February 09,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Ms. Hayes, our Middle School Principal, recently kicked off a great, new Club Block for our Middle School students. One of those new clubs, The International Club, is headed up by Mrs. White and Mrs. Fitzgerald. Just this past week ten Middle School students learned […]