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Got Community Service Hours?

September 23, 2013

From the Desk of Dr. Stan Ward, Director of Campus Life and Ministry: Brook Hill encourages students to serve others by requiring community service hours. Students may earn these hours by providing a service that is (a) not for a family member, (b) not part of a school course, and (c) not compensated in any […]

What is the “Campus Life Block”?

September 23, 2013

From the Desk of Dr. Stan Ward, Director of Campus Life and Ministry: On Mondays – Fridays, the MS and US students’ schedules include a “Campus Life Block.” The block allows for students to hear announcements for the week, get with teachers for extra help, attend chapel and small groups, and experience pep rallies, clubs, […]

Who are Third Culture Kids?

September 21, 2013

From the desk of Shawn Rhoads, Director of Residential Life and International Programs: Many of you have grown up right here in east Texas and have enjoyed the southern hospitality that we all live and breathe. Other folks may live their entire lives in another land and steep within that culture all their days. But […]

ALMOST HOME

September 21, 2013

In a matter of days the new girls’ house becomes a home. Appliances went in Saturday and all the furniture arrives Thursday. See Shawn Rhoads to arrange a visit – srhoads@brookhill.org You can also join us for our grand opening coming soon.    

What’s New at the Lower School?

September 20, 2013

Lower School News From the desk of Sandra Fritcher, Principal We added ten tremendous people to the Lower School staff this year:  PK, K, 1st, 3rd, 5th, Music, Library, P.E., and two instructional aides.  Our instructional program is greatly enhanced because of these additions. Our P.E. program is greater than it has ever been.  Brock […]

It’s College Fair Season

September 20, 2013

From the desk of Celia Tucker, Academic Counselor: With the Christian College Fair on September 24th at Grace Community High School and the East Texas Area College Fair on October 29th at Tyler Junior College I have to say that we are the luckiest people around. Hundreds of college professionals from all over the United […]

Did You Know? 2013-2014 Highlights

September 20, 2013

From the desk of Jenna Winegeart: Lower School (Pre-K through 5th Grade) Biblical foundation for all curriculum:  Bible study, scripture memorization, discussion of Christian values, behaviors, and  expectations are woven throughout all curriculum Class size maximum : 18 students Music, Art, Spanish, P.E., Library, and Computer offered each week with optional Strings instruction available The […]

5 Tips to Thrive in Middle School

September 20, 2013

From the desk of Tammy Hayes, Middle School Principal: Meet Jack. He is the newest addition to the Hayes’ household.  His arrival has been more than an adjustment for all of us, namely Me!  I came home 6 weeks ago to find my family hovering over a little innocent-looking Great Dane! That’s right, a pack […]

What is a Teaching Museum?

September 20, 2013

From the Desk of Jan Hommel, Director of the American Freedom Museum. Over the past 12 months, the American Freedom Museum’s focus and programming has moved us in the direction of being defined and shaped as a “Teaching Museum”. You might wonder, what is a “Teaching Museum”? A “Teaching Museum” is a museum that aligns […]

Projectile Motion in Physics

September 20, 2013

Ms. Jeske’s Physics classes explored projectile motion while using a Ballistic Ball Launcher. They measured the initial velocity of the ball and horizontal range to see how the angle of the launcher affected the results.

Young Scientists at Work

September 19, 2013

  In 4th grade science, the students observed different soils to learn about soil profiles and then they tested the sediment rate in a graduated cylinder filled with water. 

1st Grade Classroom Library

September 18, 2013

Mrs. Dahn’s first grade class celebrated their love of learning to read by opening up a classroom library.  The students each brought a favorite stuffed animal to school to read with. “We also had some math fun with our animals as we measured their length (really fun since Landon brought a snake), circumference, and weight.  […]