Brookfield Academy

The following seniors recently committed to play collegiate athletics: Ian Francis - Carleton College (football), Katherine Obst - University of Toronto (field hockey), Alex Setzer - Carroll University (basketball), and Serena Shah - Stevens Institute of Technology (soccer).

​Brookfield Academy is hosting an open house brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30 at Patriots Hall, 3215 N. Brookfield Road. Interested families will learn more about the school while also having opportunities to meet with teachers and administrators, observe classroom lessons and enjoy a tour of the campus.

Admission screenings for 2017-18 will be held Saturday, May 6 for K4 - grade 12 applicants. Please contact our Admissions Office at 262-783-3200 to schedule a morning appointment.

Brookfield Central

Best Buddies along with Mrs. Radomski are having a Change Champions coin drive this Tuesday through Friday for the Autism Society.

Brookfield Elementary

On Thursday, April 20th, N.D. Wilson, young adult author of The 100 Cupboards, visited Brookfield Elementary to talk with over 300 students. Wilson highlighted his newest young adult novel, Outlaws of Time: The Song of Glory and Ghost, which he had released just two days prior. Wilson's visit concluded with a book signing with Brookfield Elementary students.

Burleigh Elementary

Register to donate your ponytail to Children with Hair Loss during the all-school assembly Monday, May 8. CWHL is an organization that provides kids with hair pieces free of charge. Ponytail donations must be a minimum of 8 inches of hair. Interested students or teachers should contact Mrs. Kucharski at

Dixon Elementary

Thanks to supportive Dixon families and teachers acting as shoppers and volunteers, Dixon now has $3,275 to buy books from Scholastic for the classrooms, bookworms and library.

Fairview South

Friday, May 26 Fairview South will have a "Brewer Camp Day" celebration. This event will be a combination of the traditional events of Camp Day, the Brewers game and Brewer Day and will include baseball activities outside at the school, a tailgate-style lunch, outdoor activities and prizes for students.

Pilgrim Park Middle School

Congratulations to Bret Skaug of 6B for winning the Spring Break Box Tops Collection Contest Drawing.

St. John Vianney

The eighth-graders have been working hard on one of two final papers. By reading various sample texts, looking closely at stylistic elements, and participating in discussions, students are well on their way to finishing up their literary analysis essays. They had great practice for high school with both detailed textual analysis as well as practice with the writing process.

Students in 4G kicked off their newspaper unit by familiarizing themselves with newspaper terms and completing a scavenger hunt. They will be writing newspaper articles in the next few weeks and publishing the 4G news.

Fifth-graders helped their K5 buddies with a virtues-themed Easter egg hunt. Easter eggs had one of four virtues hidden inside (unity, compassion, service and respect). After working together to find and the sort the eggs, they matched each virtue with examples of actions that demonstrate them.

St. Joseph Catholic

Our sixth grade science students got to reinforce their understanding of food webs with a two-day, hands-on dissection of owl pellets. Food webs are an important conceptual tool for understanding the feeding relationships among species within a community, revealing species interactions and community structure, and understanding the dynamics of energy transfer in an ecosystem. This activity allowed them to see and identify the different types of organisms in an owl's diet.

Swanson Elementary

Bricks 4 Kidz will be offering one last session of STEM Enrichment classes beginning May 1 to June 5. Classes will be held Mondays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

Tonawanda Elementary 

The Tonawanda Fine Arts Faire is at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 18. All fourth- and fifth-grade band and orchestra students will be performing.

Wisconsin Hills Middle School

The Star Power Talent Show is set for Friday, April 28 at WHMS. There will be two shows, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $2 for students and $5 for adults. Tickets will be sold during all lunch hours and at the door.

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