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ROBOTICS CLASS COLLABORATES IN THE IDEA LAB

November 08, 2019

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 […]

“LEARNING TO CODE IS LEARNING TO CREATE AND INNOVATE”

November 08, 2019

This quote from Enda Kenny captures the essence of our “why” we offer coding classes at Brook Hill.   It also inspires us to consider the possibilities beyond the classroom as our students strengthen their ability to problem solve, create, and to think outside the box. Our middle school coding class has been doing that […]

CREATING A LEGACY OF GENEROSITY

November 01, 2019

We’re so grateful for the generous donation of new buses from Mary Payton and Laila Soules to the Brook Hill fleet!   Earlier this semester Laila Grace Soules, a student at our Lower School donated a yellow school bus to Brook Hill. This past week her sister, Mary Payton Soules, also a student at our […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SPIRIT OF THE GUARD DRUM LINE

November 01, 2019

On Monday, October 28th our Brook Hill Spirit of the Guard competed in the TAPPS drum line showdown!   They made BH proud by bringing home a superior rating which is the highest marks a drum line can achieve. Want to catch the beat? Our “Walk to the Rock” video gives you a glimpse of […]

INNOVATION AND ROCK FORMATIONS

October 31, 2019

Middle School science students took to the Innovation Lab this past week to wrap up an Earth Science project by creating persuasive presentations!   Each student was assigned a famous rock formation to research. They were to find information which would help convince people to visit their specific formation. Once students completed their research, they […]

BRECKENRIDGE VILLAGE RESIDENTS JOINED BROOK HILL SPIRIT FESTIVITIES FOR THE DAY

October 25, 2019

Today we had the best time welcoming Breckenridge Village residents to our campus for the pep rally, lunch, and a spirited softball game!   Rain or shine, we were committed to having a great day and felt honored that our friends from Breckenridge got to join us again this year. They had the opportunity to […]

IS BROOK HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL WORTH IT?

October 25, 2019

From the desk of KRIS SHUSTELLA, PK-8th Grade Principal:   In short, yes. A hundred-fold. It’s unlike any other Middle School campus in East Texas and is laying a foundation for students who are set-apart, both in academics and character.   As a school with a vision to offer an incredible Christian, college-prep education it’s […]

MAKER MONDAYS IN THE INNOVATION LAB

October 25, 2019

Each Monday afternoon our Director of Educational Technology and Innovation, Ashley Swinney, hosts an open lab time for students who are interested in pursuing personal projects in the Innovation Lab.   This past Monday launched our Maker Monday series in the Graves Family Center for Innovation labs. Each week students will be introduced to a […]

7TH GRADERS EXPERIMENT WITH CELLS

October 18, 2019

This past week our 7th-graders took to their microscopes for a closer look at the unique contrast between animal and plant cells.   To observe animal cells, students took a swab of their own mouths and using their cheek cells, they added iodine in order to encapsulate the cell for a close clear look under […]

PARADE OF NATIONS CELEBRATES OUR BOARDING COMMUNITY

October 18, 2019

Our heart is for the nations and we loved having the opportunity to celebrate our boarding community in our annual Parade of Nations!   It’s quickly become a favorite Brook Hill tradition and one that captures our desire to celebrate the exciting opportunity we have as a Brook Hill family to know each student who […]

BROOK HILL CELEBRATES OUR 12TH ANNUAL FOUNDER’S DAY

October 18, 2019

Our community came together Monday night to celebrate our founder, Stephen Dement, and to honor the late Ruth Ann Young and Mr. Tommy Young for their generosity to Brook Hill.   Prior to the concert, we enjoyed celebrating over hors d’oeuvres and the opportunity to meet Austin French. Our orchestra played, the choir led us […]

GRAND OPENING OF THE GRAVES FAMILY CENTER FOR INNOVATION

October 11, 2019

This space is more than another great asset to the Brook Hill educational experience, this new space, and the resources available to students are a marker of forward progress and an exciting future!   This past week we cut the ribbon and announced the official open of the Graves Family Center for Innovation and Graves […]