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MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH OLYMPIC TEAM ADVANCES

February 28, 2020

The Brook Hill Middle School Math Olympic Team advanced ten students to the Area round of the Math Olympics!   This past Friday our students traveled to St. Paul Preparatory Academy in Arlington where we competed against 17 other schools. Our students received the following honors. 6th-grade: Tommy Hilliard – 1st Place in Computation, Tucker […]

6TH GRADE STUDENTS GET TO EXPLORE EARTH SCIENCE UP CLOSE

January 31, 2020

6th-grade students recently took a trip to the Rose Garden Center in Tyler for their Gem and Mineral Education Day!   Middle School science students had the opportunity to learn about gold mining, fossils, gem polishing, jewelry making, fluorescent minerals, and amber from fellow scientists and expert collectors who specialize in gems and minerals. In […]

GRATITUDE AND GROWTH

January 31, 2020

HEADLINES: A MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL, ROD FLETCHER   As I reflect on how Brook Hill has grown over the past 23 years I’m grateful for the way our community has been willing to grow, trust, and celebrate together.   Last year, as we crossed the finish line into summer I remember asking […]

ORCHESTRA BRINGS BROOK HILL PAST AND PRESENT TOGETHER

December 13, 2019

We’re so proud of Brook Hill graduate Noah Claytor, ’07, who served as this year’s TMEA Middle School All-Region Orchestra clinician. Congratulations are also due to Brook Hill students Seth Sagen and Gabriel Demandante for their performance at the TMEA All-Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert!   Friday and Saturday, December 6th & 7th, East Texas […]

“DO GOOD DECEMBER” DRIVE COLLECTS OVER 1,000 ITEMS

December 13, 2019

For the past several weeks our Chick-fil-a Leadership Academy students have been collecting items from our student body for donation as a part of the nationwide annual “Do Good December” drive.   Many thanks to everyone who donated items for the Chick Fil A Leader Academy Winter Items Drive! Our students collected over 1,000 items for […]

CULTIVATING A CULTURE OF CELEBRATION

December 13, 2019

As a school, we believe that the curriculum is important. We believe that having great resources, facilities and opportunities are game-changers. We believe that living on mission to provide an excellent Christ-centered, college-prep education is changing the world. We also believe that without our teachers, none of this would be enough on its own!   […]

CREATING A FUN MIDDLE SCHOOL CULTURE

December 06, 2019

During Middle School students are navigating new social situations, their peer groups are shifting and they’re learning what it looks like to be a good friend.   Seeking to provide a holistic approach to growth and education, we work hard as educators and school staff to help our students cultivate healthy relationships. One of the […]

APPLYING ALGEBRA AT THE AMERICAN FREEDOM MUSEUM

December 06, 2019

Ms. Holland’s 7th-grade pre-algebra students adventured to the American Freedom Museum this week in order to explore math through the lens of history.   After a full semester of formulas and equations, students were given the mission of putting their skills to the test. Using numerical information from the different exhibitions, the students had to […]

CHRISTMAS AT THE BROOK

December 06, 2019

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, […]

A LEGACY OF CURIOSITY AND LEARNING

November 15, 2019

Our 7th-grade Humanities classes had the privilege this past week of hearing from retired Texas educators who have spent a lifetime cultivating curiosity and collecting stories.   When we think about history it’s easy to imagine it as something that affects others. Something that happens to those who have passed away, or perhaps to countries […]

QUIZ BOWL TEAM WINS AGAINST ALL SAINTS – ADVANCING TO FINALS

November 14, 2019

The Brook Hill Middle School kicked off the academic competition season this past week by participating in the Academic Rodeo’s Academic Challenge Quiz.   One eighth grade student, Aaron Nguyen, and five seventh grade students, Kai Glenn, Nathan Hill, Price James, Jackson Locker, and Cam Ryle comprise the Quiz Bowl team.  Congratulations go out to […]