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The Stock Market Game

December 12, 2018

From the desk of Jonathan Kegler, Lower School Principal: This program was introduced by Mr. Bart Lane, a parent of two of our Lower School students. After the program was introduced we sent out an informational sheet to see who would be interested in joining our newly formed club. We received feedback from about 22 […]

Ozbots at the Lower School library

December 12, 2018

Ozobots are small robots that can be basically coded to travel and change lights using markers with color sequences added for specific actions. Students will learn how to operate Ozobot, how Ozobot senses its environment and moves in it, and how to tell Ozobot what to do using Color Codes Ozobots can also be coded […]

Lower School Cheer

November 14, 2018

Our Guard Cheerleaders have been working with the future Brook Hill cheerleaders all season! They had their last practice before senior night.

Lower School gets ready for college

October 09, 2018

From the desk of Jonathan Kegler, Lower School Principal: It is important that we plant the seeds of promise at a young age and stress the importance of what college can mean for a student. At this level, the thought of college tends to come from what college the parent attended or they are exposed […]

Kindergarten Day

May 18, 2018

This year, our senior class joined our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes for the day. They were each assigned a “buddy” or two and traveled to different stations around our Lower School.

A virtual field trip took place in the Lower School library

May 09, 2018

Fifth graders experienced a virtual reality field trip to Great Britain thanks to our new Google Expeditions kit. Garrett Gandy and Zachary Rhea both commented that the experience felt like they were really there. “It was awesome looking around,” Garrett said as students looked at the knights on the Bosworth Battlefield where King Richard III […]

Fourth grade attends mock trial

May 07, 2018

This week, fourth graders attended a mock trial. Jack is on trial for killing the giant. Students played the roles of attorney, judge, bailiff, witnesses and jurors. Jack was found guilty.

Fifth grade completes their projects on heroes found in the American Freedom Museum

May 06, 2018

Fifth graders completed a museum project that was three months in the making. In March, each fifth grader chose a hero found in the American Freedom Museum, studied their story in the museum, and conducted their own research at school and home to write a short presentation story. In April, they studied about an artifact […]

Second grade scuba diving experience

April 27, 2018

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 […]

“Paws” for Books

April 25, 2018

To kick off this week of “Paws” for Books at the Lower School, a special guest came to chapel. The Larios family dog, Jo Jo, helped promote the book fair.