From Class of 2017 Alumna, Trinity Harris: My time at Brook Hill taught me how to effectively manage time. With Brook Hill’s college-like schedule it prepared me for the rigors of a military academy. At the United States Coast Guard Academy, we have a jammed packed schedule including academics, fitness, and military obligations. To do […]
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 […]
Fourth graders are on their two-day retreat at Pine Cove Christian Camps this week. They have been getting hands-on outdoor education experience as well as bonding with their classmates and teachers.
Two Middle School students, two Upper School students, and Brook Hill’s Teacher of the Year were honored this week at the Rotary Club of Tyler’s annual Tyler Rotary Young Citizen’s Club Banquet at the University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center. Students were chosen based on exceptional practices of citizenship, cleanliness, thriftiness, loyalty, courtesy, […]
From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Campus Ministry: Easter Week has always been a very special week in the history of Brook Hill, and this year is no exception. Next week we will once again have OASIS Week, culminating with a day of service, hence the acronym OASIS (Others Are Served Instead of […]
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 […]
Eighth grade science students are applying the laws of motion by building a mousetrap car. For the STEM activity, students were given choices of different materials to build their cars and then built them in class. As part of the lab, students will measure force, speed, and calculate work. The goal is to build a […]
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 […]
In this activity, students studied the process of decomposition through exploration and discussion outside of the classroom. Students then had to create displays of actual decomposition in nature and present them to their peers.
From the desk of Celia Tucker, Academic College Counselor: Brook Hill students traveled to Stephen F. Austin State University this week touring the campuses and visiting with admissions representatives. Students were reminded how important grades, ACT/SAT test scores, GPA, extracurricular activities, and study habits are in the world of college admissions. One of the great […]
Today in chapel, quarterly awards were given out to many deserving and hardworking students.
The 6th grade computer students got to get outside and experience the beautiful weather this week while participating in some challenges which were meant to help groups work together to solve a particular problem.