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Poised for further impact

October 20,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: You will soon begin seeing trucks loaded with dirt, flat beds loaded with lumber and lots of hard hats. You guessed it – It’s time to build again! Construction for two new boarding houses is under way. With an architectural style matching the rest of […]

American Freedom Museum: Fun Fact Friday

October 13,

From the desk of Jan Hommel, Museum Director: Q: Which president’s dog had his initials? A: Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Little Beagle Johnson. Most families have some kind of tradition, and in Johnson’s family, everyone had to have the same initials…even the dog. While in the Senate, Johnson had a pup he called Little Beagle Johnson. […]

Virginia Military Institute

October 13,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Counselor: Students and faculty welcomed The Virginia Military Institute to The American Freedom Museum this past week. The Virginia Military Institute is a four year military college where the motto “Don’t Do Ordinary” creates lifelong exceptional results. A representative from VMI Admissions answered questions and provided insight on […]

Middle School Medal Madness

October 13,

On October 7th, Grace Community hosted a cross country meet at South Spring Baptist Church. Brook Hill ran like the wind and there were medals everywhere! Josh Collins flew into the top 15 and Karissa Dahn snagged a top 30 finish as well. Diana Ramirez (high school) also earned a top 15 finish to represent […]

Required Conferences at the Brook Hill Lower School

October 13,

From the desk of Sandra Fritcher, Lower School Principal: Next Thursday and Friday, October 19-20, are scheduled conference days at the Lower School. Students will not come to school these days. Instead, moms and dads will come to the Lower School to meet with the teachers. These conferences provide the parents with useful information about […]

Second graders learn about living and non-living things

October 06,

Second Grade students learned about living and non-living things in science. Each student brought a fruit or vegetable to class on Friday. The students classified each food item into the six parts of plants-flower, stem, root, seed, fruit and leaf. Then students tasted each food item and recorded whether they liked it or not. Many […]

Emerging Leaders Conference

October 06,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Counselor: Student leaders from around East Texas were invited to share in the excitement, be inspired, get motivated and develop a plan of action to improve their own campus at The Emerging Leaders Conference hosted by The University of Texas at Tyler. Students were guided through core leadership […]

Tyler Area Christian College Fair

October 06,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, College Counselor: Dozens of top Christian colleges & universities from around the US and Canada were in town recently at the Tyler Area Christian College Fair. The Fair was free, open to the public and included a financial aid workshop. Many Brook Hill students attended the Fair making contacts […]

American Freedom Museum: Fun Fact Friday

October 06,

From the desk of Jan Hommel, Museum Director: Q: Which president was offered professional football contracts by the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers after college? A: Gerald Ford. Ford was a star center for the South High Trojans football team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. At the University of Michigan he grabbed the spotlight as […]

Organization 101: One key to success

October 06,

From the desk of Jessica Mize, ACE Director: Success is often defined differently depending on factors such as age, season of life, culture and personal expectations. For some, success means happiness; for others it may be wealth or job title. Yet, one key to success no matter how you define it is organization. On Tuesday […]

The Good Samaritan visits Lower School chapel

October 06,

Last week in Lower School chapel, Mrs. Ponce’s fourth grade class performed the story of The Good Samaritan from Luke 10: 25-37 before following it up with a modern-day version of the story.