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SENIOR SEMINARS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR ALL ASPECTS OF COLLEGE

October 18,

Preparing for college is more than having a perfect ACT or SAT score, it’s more than the perfect application, or the perfect resume.   We want our students, and especially our seniors, to have exposure to opportunities that will prepare them for all aspects of college. Our College Guidance Counselor, Celia Tucker shares a bit […]

7TH GRADERS EXPERIMENT WITH CELLS

October 18,

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 […]

CELEBRATING CHARACTER AND EXCELLENCE AT THE LOWER SCHOOL

October 18,

Each quarter our Lower School takes time to celebrate our students as they develop character, leadership, and pursue excellence in their learning.   It’s a school-wide affair, providing all of our students the opportunity to learn celebration, and to cheer each other on as they excel! The awards include Scholarly Achievement, Godly Character, Leadership, Servant’s […]

PARADE OF NATIONS CELEBRATES OUR BOARDING COMMUNITY

October 18,

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 […]

ALPHABET FASHION SHOW TAKES LEARNING TO THE RED CARPET

October 18,

Kindergarten students had the opportunity to express their creativity and practice being in front of their peers for an alphabet fashion show!   Complete with a disco light and red carpet, each student had the opportunity to design and decorate their vest with a specific letter in mind and then we had so much fun […]

BROOK HILL CELEBRATES OUR 12TH ANNUAL FOUNDER’S DAY

October 18,

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 […]

A Healthy School – A Healthy Board of Trustees

October 18,

HEADLINES: A MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL, ROD FLETCHER   One of the trademarks of a healthy private school is a healthy Board of Trustees.   We are blessed at The Brook Hill School to have an incredibly healthy Board – they are collaborators, problem solvers, and work to promote and enhance The Brook […]

PRE-K TAKES ON THE PUMPKIN PATCH

October 11,

Play is the work of childhood. On Thursday, our pre-k students did just that when they visited Moore Farms!   After learning about pumpkins this week, students were able to experience the life cycle of farming first-hand. The best part is, our parents were able to join for the fun! We went on a hayride, […]

CULTURE AND CREATIVITY ON STAGE IN BROOK HILL’S ONE ACT PLAY

October 11,

Students have been memorizing lines, building the set, and working hard to capture the art of traditional Japanese Kabuki theatre in their upcoming One Act Play, “The Three Swine of Most Small Stature”.   The play, by Lewy Olfson, is a variation of the well-known “Three Little Pigs” story retold in the style of traditional […]

GRAND OPENING OF THE GRAVES FAMILY CENTER FOR INNOVATION

October 11,

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 […]

BROOK HILL STUDENTS RAISE MONEY FOR WELL IN ETHIOPIA

October 11,

Dr. Mettetal presented a picture book depicting the installation and completion of the water well that Brook Hill students raised over $8,500 to have installed in Ethiopia.   Partnering with Hope Springs in this has been a continued reminder of the world beyond our immediate Brook Hill community here in Bullard and reinforces our desire […]

PUTTING MATH TO WORK IN THE MUSEUM

October 04,

Kelly King’s Economics class took a moment to step outside the classroom and into our American Freedom Museum for a hands-on exploration of economics through the lens of history.   History touches every bit of our lives in some way or another. And for math, or rather for economics, it’s no different. What better way […]