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Business Lab & Guard Shop Grand Opening

August 16,

The Business Lab and Guard Shop are now open! We held our Grand Opening on Monday, August 12, 2019 and can’t wait to get this school year started! Our new business lab will allow our students to gain real-life business experience. We have added a collaboration space and opened a new store called The Guard […]

Welcome Week for boarding students a success

August 16,

The Boarding Community is off and running. we had a great Welcome Week to kick off the new school year. Brand new students began arriving Thursday, August 8th and were taken through a number of orientation sessions and activities to get them Brook Hill ready (pictured). They were followed by returning students on Saturday the […]

Business Lab Classroom Activities

August 16,

Students in The Brook Hill School of Business hit the ground running this week in the brand new Business Lab!   Business Principles students explored both The Guard Shop and The Cabin Coffee house by taking an in-depth look at what consumers see when they are walking through each space. Students then discussed how that perception might look different […]

Dr. Bextine talks about how he uses science in his job

May 16,

One of our Brook Hill parents, Dr. Blake Bextine spoke in a chemistry class this week about his job and how he uses science daily. Dr. Bextine works for DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a military agency that uses science to develop all kinds of interesting military strategies and defenses.

Cold War in the AFM

May 08,

Eleventh grade Humanities has been studying the Cold War (Cuban Missile Crisis, Korean War, Vietnam War). Yesterday, the students identified all the presidents who were in office during the Cold War in the Hall of Presidents, and then learned/read about their significance and the impact they had through the war. They also focus on the […]

Spring at the Brook

May 08,

Our Fine Arts (Drama, Choir, Art and Orchestra) students showed off their talents this week at Spring at the Brook. Their art gallery will be on display in the library through the end of this week.

Business Principles and Marketing classes in the American Freedom Museum

May 02,

Our Business Principles class visited the museum on Tuesday this week to learn about presidential leadership styles. Students were tasked with deciding if a president was an autocratic, democratic, or laisse fair leader based on their decision making style, public communication abilities, political skill, vision, and emotional IQ. Students were then asked to rank order these […]

Boy’s State

May 02,

Mr. Steve Russell was on campus recently to visit with William Bunn and Cole Fitzgerald about William’s experience at Boy’s State this past summer and about Cole’s anticipated experience this summer. He explained the program to the two Brook Hill students with the highpoints listed below: Boy’s State encompasses many important objectives. The American Legion feels […]

Studying light in physics class

April 25,

In Physics, students are learning about the nature of light and the formation of images with mirrors.  In this activity, students began by using ray tracing to predict location and image characteristics (upright/inverted, real/virtual, magnified/reduced). Then, students set up a concave mirror and light source on an optical bench to observe five different scenarios. Through […]

Forensics Class does some detective work in the AFM

April 18,

Mrs. Brunson’s forensics class came to use their knowledge of blood spatters. By measuring a blood spatter, students can determine how far away a shooter was, where he was, type of weapon used. Students were given information from an actual person in history that was wounded or killed in battle. Mrs. Brunson made blood spatter […]

Congratulations, Maggie Newman!

April 10,

Maggie Newman has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.  The Brook Hill School nominated Maggie […]

Peace or War?

April 03,

AP Junior Humanities students role-played the possibility of avoiding World War I.  After studying the factors leading up to the war, they visited the American Freedom Museum to analyze satiric maps of the era. Back in class, they presented PowerPoints explaining the history, geography, and political facts about their country. Finally, they created peace proposals […]