At the brook hill upper school, our mission is simple: prepare students for college and for life. We accomplish this through academic rigor, caring faculty, and a nurturing environment that keeps the christian worldview front and center.
The Brook Hill Upper School educates students in grades 9-12. There are many options for high school in Tyler, Texas and the surrounding area, but our small class sizes, focused on individual needs to prepare students for college, sets our private school apart. More importantly, Brook Hill is a Christian school, and our Christ-centered environment helps students find their identity in Christ and discover the gifts and talents God gave them.
The faculty and staff at our upper school work diligently to prepare each student for the next level of their education, leading to success in college and beyond. As a Christian school, we strive to create a culture of genuine love and care. We hope that this trains up our students in a nurturing environment, and that our private school develops students that are prepared, challenged, affirmed, and encouraged in body, mind, and spirit. We see successful and happy students moving onward to excellence and success as we partner with families in the growth and development of their children. We hope that we can partner with your family in this endeavor as well.
Upper School Principal
Michelle Rozell earned her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at the University of Texas in Tyler. After spending time as a full-time mom, Mrs. Rozell joined the Brook Hill community on a part-time basis as upper school math teacher in 1998. She quickly moved to full-time status and spent 12 years in the classroom both middle and upper levels before becoming upper school principal in 2013. Mrs. Rozell is relationally strong and able to motivate students to dig down deep for extra efforts when they might otherwise be complacent. Mrs. Rozell has a heart for helping students reach their potential which culminated in her leading the efforts to put the Academic Center for Excellence in place.
Mrs. Rozell is married to Danny Rozell and has three alumni from Brook Hill, Eric, (2005), Shelby (2008), and Baylee (2013). Mrs. Rozell has invested her life in Brook Hill and continues to serve its mission as she leads students and cares for their families at The Brook Hill Upper School campus. Her legacy continues with her two grandchildren, Haleigh and Grayson now attending the lower school.
Brook Hill’s School of Business Marketing class is providing students with opportunities to build their portfolio and practice hands-on marketing strategy. Offered as an elective for students, this marketing class has been an exciting addition to Brook Hill’s Business program. In line with our desire to provide as many opportunities as possible for our […]
As part of our continuing efforts to prepare seniors for college and beyond, Brook Hill recently partnered with Kelly Community Federal Credit Union to sponsor a “Reality Fair” for our Brook Hill seniors. The Reality Fair is a financial literacy program designed to familiarize students with personal money management skills. Seniors first met with […]
Each family has its holiday traditions. Big or small, there are occasions and acts that make up the memories of each year. For us at Brook Hill, Christmas at the Brook is one of those traditions. Hosted by the Fine Arts Department and SOFA, our orchestra, led by Dr. Gary Gardner, and our choir, […]
Brook Hill welcomed health professionals from UT Tyler Health Center and Christus Health to campus this past week. Health professionals came to equip our students with the facts and challenge them to think critically about their health when it comes to vaping. As vaping and Juul(ing) continue to become increasingly popular in culture at […]
Our Upper School Media Class has been hard at work preparing for the TAPPS Short Film Competition that takes place in Spring 2020. With a group of students passionate about storytelling and curious about using media to connect with others, Brook Hill media class students have been challenged to work in small groups this […]
Congratulations to Emily Livesay and TyJuan Cannon for being selected as the Rotary Youth Leadership Award winners to represent Brook Hill! Rotary Youth Leadership Awards started in 1960 and is an international program that was created by Rotary International to encourage strong leadership in youth. Out of the Junior class, six students were nominated […]
Morgan and Sebastian were selected as the Rotary “Students of the Month”! The Rotary Club of Bullard will honor them during breakfast at Kiepersol to recognize and celebrate their excellence in extracurricular involvement, academic achievement, and character.
The purpose of Speech Class at Brook Hill is to help students learn the crucial skill of effectively communicating their ideas and passions with others. One way that we reach this goal is through the Job Interview Exercise. We invite business leaders and owners from around the area to partner with us in this […]
This week our 11th-grade Humanities classes got creative with the Constitution in our Innovation Center. Students were challenged to use the various materials to create 3D models or symbols representing the U.S. Bill of Rights. They were given access to 3D printers, 3D pens, Play-doh, Legos, origami, calligraphy, craft sticks, hot glue guns, pipe […]
This semester our Brook Hill School of Business has been enjoying their new space in the Business Lab as they engage their passion for learning and hands-on development in the fields of marketing, economics, entrepreneurship, and business principals. Though each class has a different focus, the foundation of applicable skill-building is one that Kelly […]
Everything begins as an idea. It starts with noticing, and then moves to evaluating, which turns to thinking and talking and trying to solve the problem at hand! Our classes, specifically our Robotics class this past week, have been making good use of our new Idea Lab that recently opened as a part of […]