October 24, 2013

The AP Chemistry class has been studying thermochemistry, during which they have learned how heat is involved in chemical reactions. In order to get some hands-on experience they went to the lab this week to test some different ingredients for hand warmers, a perfect study now that it is beginning to get cool outside.

ACE is the Place: The New and Improved Upper School ACE

October 24, 2013

From the desk of Brian Nelson, Dean of Academics: The goal of the Academic Center for Excellence is to oversee the academic success of the students by providing a variety of services in order to empower them to be successful at Brook Hill and beyond.  Since its opening in 2010, ACE has proven to be […]

Nikki Evans Named Commended Scholar

October 24, 2013

Congratulations to Nikki Evans for being named a Commended Scholar in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. This is an honor that only a select group of students around the country achieve.  Commended Scholars placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition by taking the 2012 […]

Lower School First Quarter Awards Program

October 24, 2013

The Lower School chapel service included the first quarter awards.  Students were selected based on attributes of the award. The awards presented were Scholarly Achievement, Godly Character, Leadership, and Servant’s Heart. Students earning these awards are pictured below.           Scholarly Achievement   Beaux Christian, Josh Collins, Nate Dahn, Landry Graves, Marlee Gunter, Katelynn Henics, James Jordan, Max […]

Ahoy Columbus!

October 24, 2013

Mrs. Dawkins’s fourth grade students created their own costumes and props for a reader’s theatre performance about the life of Christopher Columbus.

Senior Application Night

October 23, 2013

Seniors brought laptops, questions, determination, partially completed applications, and their appetites with them to the Lecture Hall Monday night for pizza, fellowship, and hard work. Seniors took part in a “Come Get a Treat and Get Your Applications Complete Event” where they visited, worked, and made progress on their college applications. Mrs. Hanks, Mrs. Tucker, […]

History + Math = Fun!

October 22, 2013

Mr. Wayne Mahaffey’s Algebra 1 classes visited the American Freedom Museum today. Their objective? To discover the many options to create a real-life math problem in part to think mathmatically and in part to have a better understanding of our history! Students were assigned the task of creating three mathmatical problems from three different parts […]

Shalom at the Rhoads Home

October 22, 2013

The first Sunday of each month is Shalom at the Rhoads, when students can relax, have some fun and enjoy a small family environment. Chris Yang and Ethan Kim enjoy s’mores while other students play games and hang out with the family.

All-Region Orchestra

October 21, 2013

The Brook Hill Orchestra Department has been very busy! The Varsity Orchestra started off last week with two performances at the Founder’s Day celebration – first playing for the Q & A reception and then providing prelude music before the MW Smith concert. Not only did this involve the students learning a repertoire of 15 pieces, but […]

Scripture Readings for MS and US Students

October 21, 2013

Besides chapel, advisory small groups, and Bible classes, Brook Hill students also benefit from regular scripture readings at the beginning of the academic day. We are reading through the book of James this semester. This week, we are reading James 3:10-16.

Student Initiated Clubs at The Brook Hill School

October 18, 2013

From the Desk of Dr. Stan Ward: This week Brook Hill launched our student initiated clubs program for MS and US students. Students had the opportunity to create their own clubs which are now beginning to meet. To form a club, students had to fill out an application that included the club’s name, purpose, proposed […]

Duke Talent Identification Program

October 18, 2013

Congratulations to Brook Hill seventh grade students Peyton Adams, Gracey Browning, Emma Bynum, Colton Drennan, Hayden Hommel, Alexandra Koenig, Logan Mimms, Justin Powell, Russell Richardson, James Shipp, Holly Stadelmann, Zoe Ward, and Hannah Windsor who were identified in the most recent Duke Talent Search. Started in 1980, Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (TIP) is committed […]