Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter



P.O. Box 130 Ontario, WI 54651 – 337-4401/fax 337-4759


Thursday, September 20th, 2018

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Lunch Menu for Sep. 24th-28th:

Monday: Barbecue Pork Rib Sandwich or Lasagna Roll Up, Garlic Bread, Roasted Cabbage, Milk

Tuesday: Schwan’s Pizza or Mushroom & Swiss Burger, Baked Beans, Milk

Wednesday: Build Your Own Chicken Wrap or Chef Salad, Dinner Roll, Juice Bar, Milk

Thursday: Hot Turkey Sandwich, Potato Wedge, Macaroni Salad, Milk

Friday: Ham, Pretzel or Quesadilla, Baked Potato, Baked Sweet Potato, Steamed Broccoli, Milk


Falcon Food Pantry Food Drive

We will be having a food drive at our Homecoming Football game on Friday, September 21st.  We will be playing the New Lisbon Rockets with kick off at 7:00pm.  Admission options for spectators will be:

$3 per adult OR 2 nonperishable food items

$2 per student OR 1 nonperishable food item


Any nonperishable items will be accepted, but to round out the Falcon Food Pantry, the school is asking for people to concentrate on canned vegetables and canned soups for admission to the Homecoming game.


Thank you for your support for the Falcon Food Pantry


We still have a few families that have not done online registration for their children yet.  Please log on to your “Skyward Family Access” and complete the registration ASAP.  If you don’t know your username or password, you can call the Elementary or High School office to get your information or to get assistance on how to log on.  Elementary 337-4420 / High School 337-4401


Students that want to enroll in 2nd semester college courses (Start College Now or Early College Credit Program) will need to have their applications turned in to the guidance office no later than Oct. 1st, 2018.  Ms. Cwiak will be available at school the morning of Wednesday, Sep. 26th to assist anyone with class selections.  Applications can be picked up in the guidance office.


There will be a business and resident flood resource meeting at the Ontario Library on Wednesday, Sep. 26th form 5-7pm.  Everyone is welcome!


The Wilton Village-Wide Rummage Sales will be Friday & Saturday, Sep. 21st & 22nd.  Before or after the Homecoming Parade, come check out the rummage sales in town.  Maps will be available at the local businesses.


The Falcon Booster Club will be sponsoring a Flag Football Tournament at the Wilton Community Center on October 20th, for kids in grades 1-6.  Help is needed in the concession area, referees and donation of baked goods.  Forms will be available in the Elementary School to sign teams up.  Any questions, call Lori Brueggen at (608)435-6512.  Let us know where you can help out!

The closing of school because of emergency conditions will be announced on the following radio and television stations:  Radio-WCOW 97.1 FM, WIZM 93.3 FM, WBOG 94.5 FM, WVRO 102 FM Television-WKBT La Crosse Channel 8, WXOW La Crosse Channel 19.  It will also be posted on our Facebook page.

                                           Upcoming Events:

             Friday, September 21st                                   Homecoming Parade in Wilton @ 2:30

             Saturday, September 22nd                             Homecoming Dance 8-11:45pm

             Wednesday, September 26th                        Early Release for students @ 1:30

             Wednesday, October 24th                             Early Release for students @ 1:30

             Thursday, October 25th                                  Picture re-takes

Ontario Public Library News:  April Arndt – Library Director –

  • & The library will be having a book sale on October 6th & 7th in the library basement.We are accepting donations of gently used books, audiobooks, and DVDs.Donations can be dropped off at the library during open hours.
  • & Do you have questions about your smart phone, tablet, laptop, e-mail, or other technology?Ontario Public Library offers Tech Help every Monday morning from 10am-12pm.No appointment necessary!Make sure to bring your device, usernames, passwords, and questions.
  • & Do you have kiddos at home and need something to do during the week?Children and caregivers are invited to join us for Storytime with Miss April every Wednesday at 10am.Miss April will share stories, rhymes, songs, and crafts!
  • & Celebrate your right to read by checking out a book from our Banned Books Week display.Banned Books Week is September 23rd-29th and this year’s theme is “Banned Books Silences Stories”.Stop by the library to learn more about Banned Books Week!

Norwalk Public Library News:  Jeanne Rice – Library Director – 823-7473

  • & New Wisconsin Collection:Driven: from homeless to hero, my journeys on and off Lambeau Field, by Donald Driver, with Peter Golenbock
  • & New Nonfiction:SEAL target Geronimo: the inside story of the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden, by Chuck Pfarrer
  • & New Fiction:The Forbidden Dorr, a Jane Hawk novel, book 3, by Dean Koontz
  • & Join us for open play, story time, crafts or activities, and parent resource sharing at Preschool Story Time with Ms. Drohman on Wednesday, October 24th from 10am-Noon. The activities are designed from children ages 3-5.Younger and older siblings are welcome to attend as well.Children must be accompanied by an adult.From 10-10:30 is open play, 10:30-11 is story time, 11-11:30 is craft/activities, 11:30-12 is parent resource sharing.
  • & The Mystery Book Group will meet Friday, October 5th, from 1:30-2:30 to discuss Mrs. Pollifax on Safari, by Dorothy Gilman, the 5th book in the Mrs. Pollifax mysteries series.From NoveList, provided by BadgeLink: “At the request of her old CIA contact, Carstairs, Emily Pollifax leaves New Jersey and her geraniums for Africa, where she battles dark forces of evil to save an African leader from assassination.”

Wilton Public Library News:  Gina Rae – Library Director –  435-6710

  • & Did you know that we provide bins full of books to area daycares throughout the school year?If your child attends daycare in the Wilton Area, ask if they are receiving books, if not, have them give us a call.This service is free and provides a great way to make reading every single day a part of your child’s early childhood development.
  • & Our homeschool group will resume meeting on September 14th from 2-4.Please contact the library if you are interested in joining this co-operative effort.
  • & Our next library book discussion group will meet October 8th at 10:30 to discuss The Forgotten Garden.This book has been a fiction favorite since 2008 and has introduced many a fan to Australian author, Kate Morton.This title is atmospheric, full of secrets and has at its center an old mysterious book.Our group reads titles that can be challenging and often controversial, but this book is an easy win.We still have copies at the circulation desk.
  • & Our next Chess Club is September 18th at 4pm.Players of all levels of experience are invited to attend.If you have a chessboard bring it along.


Thursday, September 20

  • HS Volleyball hosts Bangor: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30
  • JH Football hosts DeSoto: 5:00
  • JH Volleyball @ Viroqua ( Won. Center & Viroqua ): 6:00

( Steve Vieth / BHS 4:30; Return 8:45 )

  • HS Cross Country @ Durand - CANCELLED

Friday, September 21

  • Homecoming Parade in Wilton: 2:30

Varsity Football hosts New Lisbon: 7:00

Saturday, September 22

  • HS Cross Country @ Fennimore ( AT Boscobel ): 8:15

( Rob Ross / Norwalk 5:20; Wilton 5:30; Ontario 5:40; Return 3:00 )

  • Homecoming Dance ( JH Gym ): 8:00

Monday, September 24

  • JV Football hosts Logan: 5:00
  • C / JV Volleyball hosts Double Dual ( Cashton/Royall/Won. Center ): JV 4:30; C 5:30

Tuesday, September 25

  • HS Volleyball hosts Won. Center: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30
  • JH Volleyball @ Necedah ( Royall & Necedah ): 6:00

( Josh Curtis / BHS 4:20; Return 9:00 )

  • JH Cross Country @ Melrose-Mindoro: 4:30

( Curt Brieske / DISMISS 2:25; BHS 2:40; Return 7:30 )

Thursday, September 27

  • JH Football hosts New Lisbon: 5:00
  • HS Volleyball @ Necedah: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30

( Charlie Neumann / DISMISS 3:05; BHS 3:20; Return 10:30 )

Friday, September 28

  • Varsity Football @ Hillsboro: 7:00

( Jim Summerfield / BHS 5:00; Return 10:15 )

  • HS Cross Country @ Wisconsin Dells: 7:00

( Jim Kuderer / BHS 4:30; Return 11:00 )

  • JH Cross Country @ Cashton: 4:30

( Curt Brieske / DISMISS 3:05; BHS 3:20; Return 6:00 )

Saturday, September 29



This year’s Homecoming celebration will be held on September 21 - 22. Some of the highlights for this year include:

Friday, 9/21:

  • Homecoming parade in Wilton starting at 2:30
  • Homecoming game vs New Lisbon at 7:00

Saturday, 9/22:

  • Homecoming Dance at 8:00 in the Junior High Gym


                This year’s Falcon Golf Scramble will be held on Saturday, 9/29, at 10:00, at Fox Hollow in Barre Mills.  The event includes numerous prizes as well as lunch.  Please sign up as soon as possible!  Lots of fun and great prizes!  Registration forms are available on the NOW Website, or contact Ken Clinton at school.




The WIAA has announced that Brookwood High School has been named a recipient of its 2018 Award of Excellence.  Our school is one of only 22 high schools in the state of Wisconsin to receive this award, which recognizes member schools for their efforts and achievements in the areas of sportsmanship, ethics, integrity, leadership, and character. Congratulations to our student-athletes, coaches, staff, and fans for earning this honor!


Congratulations to our August Athletes of the Month: Adrian Degenhardt, Bucky Dwyer, Karina Hansen, Mitchell Klinkner, & Shelly Powell.