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Fifth grade serves at the East Texas Food Bank

May 04,

The fifth grade had their service project day on Monday, April 30. The students worked at the East Texas Food Bank all morning and had the joy to prepare hundreds of lunches for hungry people to eat. Thank you, East Texas Food Bank, for providing a snack for us when we were hungry! After all […]

Our students learn business organization skills

May 04,

On Tuesday morning, Business Principles students learned the importance of planning in business organizations. The task was to compete against other teams for the tallest and strongest skyscraper made out of only raw spaghetti and marshmallows.

Congratulations to our Middle School Choirs

May 04,

On Tuesday, March 27, the Brook Hill Middle School Choirs competed in the first ever TAPPS Middle School Vocal Contest. The goal of the contest is to prepare Middle School students for what the Upper School contests will be like. The contest was held on the campus of Grace Community School and was patterned after […]

Coach Agnew sets up an escape room for his students

May 04,

As the school year winds down, sometimes you just want to escape. In Coach Agnew’s math classes he tried to see if his students could actually escape. He turned his classroom into his own escape room. Coach Agnew’s students had to use their math knowledge and their wit to work problems and figure out clues […]

Brook Hill is involved in Boys and Girls Club of East Texas

April 27,

“The Boys & Girls Club of East Texas is very excited to be able to partner with the Brook Hill School. The Boys & Girls Club of East Texas is serving over 1250 students Monday – Friday from 3pm – 6pm and relies heavily upon paid part-time staff to make it all happen. This year […]

Service Saturday at Jesus Closet Ministries

April 27,

Last weekend a group of Brook Hill students and myself served with Jesus Closet Ministries at Douglas elementary. We helped families with their basic necessities like clothes and toiletries.  It was a incredible experience to watch our students share the gospel with young children and adults.  If you are interested in serving with the Brook Hill family on […]

Eighth graders make race cars

April 27,

Last week, 8th grade science we had their mousetrap car competition. The car going the furthest distance was one built by Marlee Gunter and Bethany Durett. Their car went 1260 cm. Marlee and Bethany’s car was also the fastest car going 154 cm/sec. The second place car for distance was one built by Owen Funk […]

Second grade scuba diving experience

April 27,

Second Graders have been studying the ocean. As a culminating lesson, Mrs. Batis brought her scuba gear to school for a lesson to all Second Graders. Students learned the names of the equipment and the uses. Some students tried on the equipment to get a feel of what it would be like. Mrs. Batis shared […]

Sixth graders prepare for Algebra

April 27,

Mr. Johnson’s Math 6 class is ready for Pre-Algebra as they solve 2-step equations in class. Here is Cooper Crutsinger performing this task.

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.  

War of 1812 Cannon is now in the American Freedom Museum

April 27,

From the desk of Jan Hommel, Museum Director: This cannon was manufactured in 1795. Although there is no definitive information on its manufacturer, the axle is marked “Kinsley Iron & Machine,” an iron and machine shop in Canton, Massachusetts that began operating in 1787. They are known to have produced muskets for the U.S. Army […]