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Brookfield Academy

Brookfield Academy is offering the following free events:

Rising Stars Art Program welcomes 3- and 4-year-olds and a parent to upcoming spring sessions. Give your child the wonderful opportunity to play, draw, create and get messy. Sessions held at Independence Hall Art Room, 3464 N. Brookfield Road, Fridays, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. on April 7, 21, 28, May 12, 19.

Spanish Movement & Music welcomes 3-5 year olds and their parents to enjoy Spanish songs, games and activities. Sessions held at Constitution Hall Spanish Room, 3466 N. Brookfield Road, Fridays, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on April 21 and May 12.

Lower School Visit Day welcomes your child to spend a half-day or full-day shadowing a BA student in grades 3, 4 or 5. This opportunity is offered at Liberty Hall, 3240 N. Brookfield Road on Wednesday, April 26. Snack and lunch are provided.

For more information or to register for these free events (RSVP required), please contact Mary Ricci at 262-783-3217, ext. 143 or mary.ricci@brookfieldacademy.org.

Brookfield Central

On Tuesday, March 28 more than 60 Brookfield Central Key Club students volunteered on behalf of Milwaukee's The Gathering, which offers food support for local homeless residents. The volunteers helped move supplies four blocks down to The Gathering's new home in a fun, fire brigade fashion to create publicity for the move.

Brookfield East

Brookfield East junior Julian Rhee has been named the first place winner of the highly-regarded, statewide Bolz Young Artist Competition. After recently being announced as a Final Forte member, Rhee's win was solidified with his performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, Movement 1. Winners of the Bolz Young Artist Competition are featured as soloists with the Madison Symphony Orchestra during the Spring Young People's Concert. Each winner also receives a $2,000 scholarship and the Marian Bolz Prize for Distinguished Musical Achievement or the Steenbock Youth Music Award.

Burleigh Elementary

On Monday, April 3, the school celebrated friendship and community by wearing blue in honor of National Autism Awareness day.

Dixon Elementary

Thank you to all who made this year's Carnival Raffle a success. It would not be possible without the families, teachers, staff members and businesses who donated items and activities, provided monetary donations and volunteered to set up and work the night of the raffle. Due to your generous support, we raised $2,502 for the PTO.

Fairview South

Fairview South will hold its Spring Fling Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 28. Music will be provided by DJ Biggs. Complimentary cake, snacks and punch provided by Spring Creek Church. Tickets are $5 at the door, pictures are $1 each.

Goddard School

Children at the Goddard School had a Little World Travelers Open House. Each classroom featured activities and items that represented different countries. Children sampled dancing, music, fashion and more from around the globe. State of the art technology, such as white boards, helped enhance the experience. Schools in Brookfield and Pleasant Prairie participated.

Pilgrim Park Middle School

The music department would like to announce the Spring Concert schedule. All concerts will be held at 7 p.m. at the Wilson Center. Wednesday, April 19: seventh/eighth grade Band and Jazz Ensemble; Tuesday, May 16: sixth/seventh/eighth grade Orchestra; Wednesday, May 17: seventh/eighth grade Choir and Pilgrim Pizzazz; Thursday, May 25: sixth grade Band and Choir. All concerts are free and open to the public.

St. John Vianney

On Friday, March 24, Mr. Jordan Berghouse, our seminarian for the sixth-grade class, visited with our students. Students quickly recalled information they had previously learned about Mr. Berghouse, including his previous schooling and his steps in the process toward his priesthood.

Students in Mrs. Klement's class finished reading a story about butterflies. They then used magnetic letters on the smart board to build as many words as they could out of the word “butterflies.”

Students in Ms. Kilian's class participated in a hands-on role play activity to understand who the 12 apostles were and how they felt to follow Jesus. Third-graders learned how important the apostles are in our Catholic faith.

The SJV Forensics team went to West Bend to compete in the State Level Tournament. Our state team consisted of the following students: Sarah Blaha, Riley Connelly, Laci Crow, Elise Daczko, Bella DiPiazza, Jazlynn Hansen, Alex Lewein, Caroline Lodes, Hannah Mukana, Danny Niemann, Jack Schramm, Lauren Tallmadge, and Ashley Weinberger. St. John Vianney finished first overall in its division.

St. Mary’s Visitation

St. Mary's Visitation School is hosting its second annual Daddy-Daughter Dance this week. Girls in grades K3-8 will have the chance to have an official photo taken, enjoy refreshments and dance the night away with their dads and grandfathers in the school gym.

Swanson Elementary

Congratulations to our Kindergarten Team for receiving an Elmbrook Education Foundation Grant for a Motor Lab.

Tonawanda Elementary

Tonawanda Elementary music students experienced the majestic beauty of the State Capitol as they filled it with sound during their free performance in the Rotunda on March 2. The groups, under the direction of Terry Little and Amanda Filkins, performed in this year’s Wisconsin Music Educators Association Capitol Concert series. The Capitol Concerts feature performances by students from schools throughout Wisconsin to celebrate Music in Our Schools Month.

Wisconsin Hills Middle School

Auditions for the Star Power Talent Show are set for Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, April 21. Sign up to try out during your lunch hour the week after spring break. The Star Power Talent Show is Friday, April 28.

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