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MAKER MONDAYS IN THE INNOVATION LAB

October 25, 2019

Each Monday afternoon our Director of Educational Technology and Innovation, Ashley Swinney, hosts an open lab time for students who are interested in pursuing personal projects in the Innovation Lab. […]

One Hour of Code

March 18, 2016

This is the second year our third through fifth graders have participated in a self-paced computer programming course. Third graders used blocks of code to take a character through an […]

Making an Excel Spreadsheet Using M&M’s!

April 23, 2015

Microsoft Excel was introduced to fifth grade students in the computer lab with the help of M&M candy. Students first grouped and counted colors of M&M’s.  Using this information,  they created a  […]

First Graders are Writing Poetry!

April 10, 2015

First grade is jumping right in to the wonderful world of poetry this month.  We have some great ideas for where “Ickle Me, Tickle Me, and Pickle Me, too”  disappeared […]

One Hour of Code

December 05, 2014

Brook Hill Lower School second through fifth grade students were introduced to computer science by participating in the “One Hour of Code” program, a national initiative to promote computer literacy. Students used […]

Gladewater Inventor Visits Third Grade

February 14, 2014

David Frye, owner of 3D Plastics Inc. in Gladewater, Texas, visited third graders at Brook Hill Lower School.  Mr. Frye invented five parts for the 2015 Ford Mustang!  He brought parts […]