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Fourth grade uses Dash Robots

May 16,

Mrs. Dawkins 4th grade class practiced their coding skills using a program called Blockly and Dash with their robots. Dash Robots are equipped with sensors, microphones, lights and motors that allow students to explore the world of robotics in a creative, collaborative and interactive way.

Cadet Singers Spring Concert

May 08,

Our Lower School strings students were hard at work today after chapel practicing for next Tuesday night’s Cadet Singers Spring Concert at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss out on all the events at Brook Hill this month! You can check out our Event Calendar here.

Tall Texans Presentation

May 02,

Our fourth grade classes have been researching famous Texans, and they recently presented them to their peers dressed in character.

Invention Convention Preparation

April 25,

Third graders are putting the finishing touches on their inventions and testing them out to see what needs to change and what is good as is in preparation for their Invention Convention on May 1.

4th Grade at Pine Cove

April 18,

Fourth graders are on their two-day retreat at Pine Cove Christian Camps this week. They have been getting hands-on outdoor education experience as well as bonding with their classmates and teachers.

Lower School Awards Chapel

March 27,

Today in chapel, quarterly awards were given out to many deserving and hardworking students.  

Fifth grade in the American Freedom Museum

March 27,

Our fifth graders have a special task at the AFM. They are to find something in the museum that they can research and be able to present the history and information on. They are in the middle of studying their chosen pieces now and will present in class and next year as they shadow rising sixth graders.

SFA Orientation and Mobility Presentation at the Lower School

February 28,

On Tuesday. Dj Dean and two of her students from the Orientation and Mobility department at SFA presented our students with some great information covering the various needs visually impaired people have. The students were given the opportunity to wear googles that simulated visual impairment and also use a cane. The students also had a […]

Hibernation Day in Kindergarten

February 14,

Our Kindergarten students have been studying and researching an animal of their choice and last week in class, they got to present this animal to their peers. After that, they hibernated and enjoyed a Friday in pajamas to close out that unit.

Dinosaurs invade in Pre-K

February 01,

All week, dinosaurs have been the theme of Pre-K. They are discussing dinosaurs, learning about how they eat and what they eat, and have been counting using Dino pasta and comparing the size of a Brontosaurus footprint to their own.

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 […]