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Physics Studies Motion Outside

August 23,

Today, the physics classes participated in the “Physics 500”.   Students worked with their teams to measure distance and time for a variety of different “races” (hopping on one leg, walking backward, heel-to-toe, skipping, etc.). Students then identified which races could be repeated over a longer distance with maximum consistency, and performed these races as […]

Equine Program Set for Spring 2020

August 23,

We are excited to be launching an equine program this spring, with the hopes of adding academic courses and a more robust program in the years to come. In case you missed our meeting, here are the highlights: Brook Hill will continue offering its Middle School Riding Club this spring in partnership with Peirce Equestrian. […]

4th Grade Summer Projects

August 23,

This summer, 4th grade students read Because of Wynn Dixie. After reading, students were tasked with creating a diorama that re-created a scene from the book. Students then added their own summary and presented their scene to their classmates. This project is designed to help students in a variety of ways: Improve reading comprehension Expand their […]

Kindergarten Creation Snacks

August 23,

This week Kindergarten students have been learning about creation.   To help them remember the days of creation, students made their own creation snacks! Together, the class made their own snack bag full of goodies to represent each day of creation. Oreo cookies to represent the light and the dark, goldfish to remember the fish […]

6th Grade Science Tests Soil

August 23,

To practice the scientific method, students tested to find the soil combination that would hold the most water.   First, students observed garden soil, peat moss and sand.  Next, they make 4 different combinations of the soils and poured water into a paper cup with holes in the bottom to collect water in a beaker.  […]

The Future is Bright

August 23,

HEADlines: A Message from the Head of School, Rod Fletcher The class of 2020 Senior Trip is in the books. I just had the privilege of spending a week with the Brook Hill Senior Class at an adventure camp in Glorieta, New Mexico. The weather was great, the views were stunning, and the activities were […]

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 […]

A New Year with New Opportunities

August 16,

  HEADlines – A message from the Head of School, Rod Fletcher     As I enter my 16th year as Head of School at Brook Hill I am as excited as I have ever been about an upcoming year.  As we launch into Brook Hill’s 23rd year we have been working hard to provide […]

Meet the 2019-2020 Res Life Student Council

June 20,

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residence Life: Meet our Res Life Student Council for the 2019-2020 school year! These students will meet together with Mr. and Mrs. Dulany to discuss Res Life events, activities and entertainment. They will greatly impact the morale and spirit of the Boarding Community with the ideas and […]

College: Expect the unexpected

June 18,

From the desk of Celia Tucker, Academic College Counselor: This past week I was fortunate to be invited to attend a Counselor Conference at Mississippi State University. I visited and networked with counselors from Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, Georgia, and Alabama as we talked about similarities and differences between our campuses. It is the networking that […]