Upper School


Orchestra placed second TAPPS State Competition

April 27,

The Upper School Orchestra students deserve a hardy, “Congratulations!” Yesterday at state, they moved up from seventh place in the large school division to second out of a total of 32 schools in the division. The orchestra students borrowed four drum liners to join them: Mikayla Willis, Ben Funk, William Bunn and Cate Kimball.  

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. […]

Congratulations to the BH Golf team

April 20,

It was a banner day for the Brook Hill Golfers on Monday, April 16 by producing a District Champion and a District Runner Up at the TAPPS District 2, 5A Championships. Brook Hill varsity girls win the district championship by a 30 stroke margin after being led by the District Medalist, Emma French, who won […]

Congratulations, Kami and Ty!

April 13,

Brook Hill students Kami Adeleye and Ty Scammahorn were chosen as a UT Tyler Presidential Fellow which, because of their outstanding academic record and test scores, provides them with full tuition, room, and board for four years at the University of Texas at Tyler. UT Tyler Presidential Fellow Full Tuition, Fees, Books, Room & Board […]

Congratulations, Amber Robbins!

April 13,

The annual Senior Exhibition Reception was Sunday at the Tyler Museum of Art. Amber Robbins won honorable mention – one of only 4 awards given at the show. There were 100 pieces of art submitted to the show from High Schools all over East Texas. https://tylerpaper.com/news/local/tyler-museum-of-art-celebrates-aspiring-artists-during-opening-of/article_0fad9ce8-39f4-11e8-b230-97d0178de6f7.html

Some of our teachers took class outside this week

April 13,

Thursday morning, our Business Principles students competed against each other in a Supply Chain Management game to see whose “Candy Factory” could earn the highest profits. Factory Owners made decisions on various distribution channels, weighing quality, timeliness, and costs. Some factory employees got to eat their profits!

Sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth graders went on college trips this week

April 13,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, Academic College Counselor: Five colleges, four days, 171 students, five bus drivers, 17 chaperones, 11 tour guides, 18 + miles of walking over four days, five admissions presentations, numerous questions asked and answered, and too many snacks to count. Traveling with Brook Hill students on Brook Hill College Trips: […]

Tennis district matches are coming up

March 23,

From the desk of Ivan Johnson, Head Tennis Coach: Our tennis match yesterday, Tuesday March 20th against Dallas Christian, we lost 3-4.  Jared Johnson won his match at #2 singles, Daniel Gragg  & Caleb Collins won their match at #1 boys doubles, Sharon Chai & Emily Livesay won at #1 girls doubles. Andrew Gragg lost […]

Chemistry students learn about acids and bases

March 23,

Students in Ms. Adams’s chemistry class spent time in the lab this week learning about acids and bases. They used four different acid-base indicators, conductivity meters, and reactions with metals to study the properties of acids and bases and neutralization. Many were amazed at the rainbow of colors produced by certain indicators, and they were […]

Environmental science students observe the water quality on our campus

March 23,

The AP Environmental Science class evaluated the water quality of the Brook Hill pond by measuring the dissolved oxygen content and the pH, as well as sampling for benthic  macro-invertebrates. These are typically the larval forms of various insect species, the presence of which indicate a healthy aquatic ecosystem. Based on the results of the […]

Congratulations to Hannah!

March 23,

Hannah Windsor, one of our Upper School orchestra students, received a merit award for Fine Arts First Place Violin Solo. After receiving her award, she got the chance to perform on stage!