On Wednesday, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, visited the American Freedom Museum on the campus of The Brook Hill School. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, who is a long-time history enthusiast, enjoyed a personal tour with the school and museum’s founder, Stephen Dement.
From the desk of Jan Hommel, Museum Director: The Texas Declaration of Independence was produced, literally, overnight. Its urgency was paramount, because while it was being prepared, the Alamo in San Antonio was under siege by Santa Anna’s army of Mexico. The document was the formal declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from […]
Have you heard? We are hosting Camp in the City again this summer, and we are ecstatic about it. So ecstatic, in fact, that we are giving away a full scholarship. Sign up by March 9 for a chance to win! Register here: https://www.pinecove.com/city/brookhill-school/
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.
The 1st grade classes finished off their Lower School Chapel sprint this week with a performance that included their teachers.
Coach Collin’s class had a cell lab this week where they tested their cells against the cell of an onion.
Fifteen students from grades 3 -8 competed last Friday in Plano for the area Math Olympics competition. They were a part of 235 students from 15 other schools completing four rounds of questions in either reasoning or computation categories. These students advanced to this final competition after qualifying for the district competition back in December. […]
From the desk of Wally Dawkins, Athletic Director: Friday morning I, along with Head Football Coach Scott Ryle and Cheer Coach Tiffany Hubbard, took athletes from the 6th Grade Class, to meet with current 5th Graders at the Brook Hill Lower School. The purpose of the visit was to show the 5th grade what it looks […]
From the desk of Becky Knight, Girls Soccer Coach: These girls worked crazy hard this season! We faced a lot of adversity with injuries on the team and that held us back, but they never ceased in persevering each game. This was a character building season – a time to learn what it looks […]
From the desk of Jan Hommel, Museum Director: Q: Which president was often called the Little Magician? A: Martin Van Buren. Van Buren was often called the “Little Magician” for his skill and wit and for being the main man responsible for organizing the Democratic Party. With this type of resume, you would think that […]
Imagine a chilly, nearing brutally cold – barring the right clothing – night in a small town of East Texas. You’re sitting in the stands of a high school stadium watching a soccer game. About 10 minutes into the game, you hear the student section start to roar. This is kind of odd to you […]
Second grade completed their second service project in February. Students worked at home performing chores to earn extra money for the purchase of cuddly friends. Donations were delivered to Children’s Advocacy Center on Valentine’s Day. Many children in Smith County will receive love from the Brook Hill community.