Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter

 

BROOKWOOD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL NEWSLETTER

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

 

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

If you are interested in seeing the Brookwood Morning announcements, please go to our web site, www.now.k12.wi.us, click on BHS Daily Announcements.

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Lunch Menu for next week – Nov. 19th-23rd:

Monday: Chicken Sandwich or Pizza Burger, Roasted Squash, Milk

Tuesday: Spaghetti or Tangerine Chicken, Rice, Corn, Milk

Wednesday: Sub Sandwich or Peanut Butter Uncrustable, Chips, Cookie, Milk

Thursday: NO SCHOOL – HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Friday: NO SCHOOL

 

 

Please note the change in time for our December 5th early release.  The dismissal time will be @ 12:45.

 

“RISE UP WITH SUPPORTSMANSHIP”

On Monday, November 19th, at 7:00 pm, Brookwood Athletics will proudly host the “Rise Up With Supportsmanship” presentation.  The speaker will be Mark Horbinski, a teach, coach, and founder of the WON80 Sportsmanship movement.  Mark’s message about sportsmanship & athletics is one that all STUDENT-ATHLETES, PARENTS, COACHES, PARENTS, AND FANS should hear, and we urge everyone to attend.  Admission is FREE!  Please plan to attend!

 

The Wilton Community Club is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner on November 22nd at the Wilton American Legion.  They will start serving the meal at 11 am and continue until the food is gone!  The meal is open to everyone and is Free Will donation.  

 

If you are interested in joining a Community Christmas Choir, please contact Deb Anderson at (608) 633-2116 or dandersonsings@hotmail.com.  The choir meets at the Faith Congregational Church in Wilton on Wednesday nights @ 6:30 p.m.  They’re always looking for people who love to sing and have a good time doing it!  She has some new and exciting music this year!  Hope to see you all there!

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:

             Thursday, November 22nd                             NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

             Friday, November 23rd                                  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

             Wednesday, December 5th                            Early Release for Students @ 12:45 (change of time)

The three Artists of the Month for October are senior Jackie Santiago and juniors Chace Karschney and Siara Vera-Cruz for their larger than life awesome Pop Art renditions of everyday items. Jackie did Taki chips, Chace did Mallo Cups and Siara did Cheetos.  All three projects are displayed in the library.

 


Ontario Public Library News:  April Arndt – Library Director – ontlibr@wrlsweb.org

  • & Join us Tuesday, Nov. 20th at 6 pm for a tour through the War Ink virtual exhibit.War Ink is a project that explores veterans’ experiences through the visual medium of tattoo art.The virtual exhibit will show us how the tattoos veterans choose for themselves document experiences, memorialize fallen comrades, and express emotional response.A member of the Ontario Legion Post 467 will join us to talk about the history of Post 467 and its role in our community.A light snack will be provided.
  • & 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!
  • & The next book group selection is The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrick Backman.This is a humorous and compassionate short story that is a perfect read for the holiday season.Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.The book group will meet to discuss The Del of a Lifetime on Wednesday, Dec. 12th @ 2pm.
  • & Drop in every Wednesday in November between 5 & 7 p.m. for Coloring for Grown-ups!Feel free to bring your own coloring supplies or use supplies provided by the library.
  • & 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 10 am to Noon.No appointment necessary!Make sure to bring your device, username, passwords, and questions.
  • & The library will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22nd and open regular hours on Fri & Sat.
  • & Save the date for Santa’s yearly visit to Ontario!Santa will be stopping by the library on Friday, Dec. 14th form 6-8 pm.More information coming soon!

Norwalk Public Library News:  Jeanne Rice – Library Director – norwalkpl@wrlsweb.org 823-7473

  • & New Cookbook:Taste of Home Annual Recipes 2019
  • & New Children’s Fiction:Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by Newt Scamander, J.K. Rowling; illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill
  • & On Tuesday, Nov. 20th, from 5-7 pm, join us for an evening of playing games and family movie night with Ms. Drohman.The majority of games provided will be for children ages 3-5 years old.Younger and older siblings are welcome to attend and participate as well.A variety of higher level games will also be available for older children.All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • & Join us for Preschool Story Time with Ms. Drohman, Wednesday, Nov. 21st, from 10am to 12pm.From 10-10:30 is open play, 10:30-11 is story time, 11-11;30 is craft/activity, 11:30-12 is parent resource sharing.The activities are designed for children ages 3-5.Younger and older siblings are welcome to attend as well.Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wilton Public Library News:  Gina Rae – Library Director – wiltonlibrary@wrlsweb.org  435-6710

  • & Is Black Friday really not your thing?If you’d like to spend some time at the library on November 23rd, we will be open and Rachel will be decorating for the holidays.An extra pair of hands is always welcome.
  • & Did you know that 70-90% of people with dementia continue to live at home?We believe that it is vital for families in our community to have the support and understanding that they need to help individuals remain connected.Our staff has been working hard with Monroe County’s Dementia-Friendly Communities Coalition to make our library a more vibrant and inclusive place.As you may know, our Memory Connections group meets the first Tuesday of every month and on December 4th we will be hosting a special open house from 1-2 pm to learn about our dementia-friendly community.
  • & The Wilton Public Library will sponsor a four session writers group to be held from 9-11 am the second Saturday of the month beginning January 12th.This will be a hands-on workgroup, writing with prompts and giving each other feedback on their writing.This group is intended for those interested in productivity and perhaps even publication.If interested, please contact the library.
  • & Mark your calendars!Santa is on our calendar for December 19th from 4-6.There will be ho-ho-ho-ing and great photo ops with the big guy!

BROOKWOOD ATHLETICS NOVEMBER 15 - 24, 2018

Thursday, November 15

  • HS Girls Basketball hosts LaFarge: JV Cancelled; Varsity 7:00

    HS Wrestling begins ( EL Gym ): 3:30

    Friday, November 16

  • HS Boys Basketball Scrimmage @ Viroqua: 5:00
  • ( Curt Brieske / BHS 3:45; Return 9:00 )

    Monday, November 19

  • “Rise Up With Supportsmanship” presentation: 7:00 ( HS Gym )

    Tuesday, November 20

  • HS Girls Basketball hosts Viroqua: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:00
  • HS Boys Basketball @ North Crawford: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30

    ( Jim Summerfield / BHS 4:05; Return 11:00 )

  • JH Boys Basketball @ Bangor ( New Lisbon & Bangor ): 6:20; 7:10

( Steve Vieth / BHS 5:00; Return 9:45 )

 

RISE UP WITH SUPPORTSMANSHIP!

ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, AT 7:00 PM, BROOKWOOD ATHLETICS WILL PROUDLY HOST THE “RISE UP WITH SUPPORTSMANSHIP” PRESENTATION.  THE SPEAKER WILL BE MARK HORBINSKI, A TEACHER, COACH, AND FOUNDER OF THE WON80 SPORTSMANSHIP MOVEMENT.  MARK’S MESSAGE ABOUT SPORTSMANSHIP & ATHLETICS IS ONE THAT ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES, COACHES, PARENTS, AND FANS SHOULD HEAR, AND WE URGE EVERYONE TO ATTEND.  ADMISSION IS FREE!  PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND!

BROOKWOOD CLOTHING ORDERS!

If you’re looking for some cool holiday gifts, or you just want to update your fashion ensemble, there are some great Brookwood items available!

BROOKWOOD SCHOOL SPIRIT ORDER FORM: A wide selection of items is available.  These can be ordered online on the Falcon Shop page or you can obtain a paper order form in the office or from Mr. Clinton.  Order deadline is NOVEMBER 20.

GIRLS BASKETBALL CLOTHING ORDER FORM: Support our Girls Basketball program with some great gear!  Orders can be made via the Falcon Shop page.  Order deadline is NOVEMBER 15.

WRESTLING ORDER FORM: Great gear to support Brookwood wrestling!  Order deadline: NOVEMBER 21.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Get great gear to help support the Boys Basketball team!  Shop via the Falcon Shop page on the website. Deadline: NOVEMBER 21.