Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter

 

BROOKWOOD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL NEWSLETTER

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

 

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

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 Jan. 20th-24th:

*Salad, Fresh Veggies, Fruit, and Milk is offered with all lunches*

Monday: Chicken Sandwich OR Pizza Burger, Sidewinder Fries

Tuesday: Hot Dot OR Brat, Macaroni & Cheese, Baked Beans

Wednesday: Walking Taco OR Chicken Fajitas, Refried Beans

Thursday: Sub Sandwich OR Peanut Butter Uncrustable, KPI Mac Salad, Chips, Cookie

Friday: NO SCHOOL

 

 

The Junior class will be taking the ACT on Tuesday, March 3rd! More information will be coming soon letting parents know about upcoming prep plans.

 

As the semester comes to an end on January 23rd, please encourage your student to complete work and study for upcoming assessments. You can see your student’s grades via Skyward, or fell free to contact their teacher via email or phone.

 

We are pleased to announce that Passages, from Richland Center Domestic Abuse Program, will be coming to our district weekly.  Passages advocates work with students to build healthy and safe relationships.  Additional information has been mailed to families.  Please contact Angela Funk, Principal, with questions.

 

Vaping Education.  Parents, vaping poses a significant threat to kids' health and brain development. You can have a direct impact on preventing substance use in your child.  Check out the link Family Vaping Discussion for an interactive vaping prevention program that you and your middle or high school-aged child can do at home.  Students who complete the program will receive a prize.  This school-supported curriculum is funded through the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition.  You can also find this program at https://www.now.k12.wi.us/-> Parents-> Health Services-> AODA/Vaping Family Discussion on the menu bar.

 

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 School District Facebook page, Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District 

 

 

FROM THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

 

  • Parent/Guardians of Juniors:Turn in your Junior Conferencing form or email Mrs. Nemec to schedule an appointment.
  • It is Scholarship Season!Please remind your senior students that there are many scholarships out there and they just need to complete and turn in the applications.Please see Mrs, Pasch or Mrs. Nemec if you have any questions.
  • New at UW-Platteville for Fall 2020, they are excited to announce the Pioneer Pledge! This scholarship program will cover the cost of tuition and fees for all new freshmen who are Pell eligible (main campus NF only).  Requirements:  Be a new freshmen admitted to UW-Platteville by May 1, submit a FAFSA and be Pell eligible, be a resident of WI for tuition purposes, and enroll as a full-time student in Fall 2020.

 

 

                                           Upcoming Events: 

 

                      Thursday, Jan. 23rd                    End of 1st Semester

                      Friday, Jan. 24th                        No School – Teacher Workday

                      Monday, Jan. 27th                     Start of 2nd Semester

                      Wednesday, Feb. 5th                 Early Release @ 1:30 pm

                      Thursday, Feb. 6th                     HS Choir Pops Concert @ 7:30 pm in Classic Gym

 

 

In the Community!

  • The Cashton Elementary PTO is hosting a Chili Supper & Silent Auction in the Cashton Elementary Cafeteria on Friday, Jan. 24th, 2020 from 4:00-7:30-Before the Brookwood Girls’ basketball game at Cashton. Price – Adults: $6.00, Children 4-12: $4.00, Children 3 years and under: Free. All you can eat Chili, Breadsticks, Cheese Curds, Drink, and a dessert. Carry outs available if you bring your own container for chili!
  • Does your child or a child you know need help with internet access for school work? HomeNet can provide internet access in your home during the school year for studying and homework. Qualifications include having at least 1 child in middle or high school, must be under the 80% county median income, and must have access to a device that is internet accessible. Applications can be found at Foundation for Rural Housing, Inc or in the BHS office! Please contact Emily with question @ 608-291-2608

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

  • & Join us for Family Movie Night on Friday, January 17th at 5:30 pm. We’ll be showing Abominable (PG). Free admission, popcorn, and pop!
  • & The Ontario Writers’ Group will meet on Wednesday, January 31st, at 5:30 pm. We’ll be showing Harriet (PG-12), a powerful story about Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad. Free admission, popcorn, and pop!
  • & Join us for Friday Movie Night on Friday, January 31st at 5:30 pm. We’ll be showing Harriet (PG-13), a powerful story about Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad. Free admission, popcorn, and pop!
  • & The next book group selection is The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. Copies of The Nickel Boys can be checked out at the circ desk. The book group will meet February 12th at 2 pm to discuss the selection. New members are always welcome!

Norwalk Public Library News:  Ken Kittleson – Library Director – norwalkpl@wrlsweb.org 823-7473

  • & No updated information from the Norwalk Library at this time

Wilton Public Library News:  Rachel Conner – Library Director – wiltonlibrary@wrlsweb.org  435-6710

  • & Wilton Public Library would like to announce a Winter Writing Contest which will be judged by Wilton Public Library’s very own Second Saturday Writer’s Group! The theme is “Winter Memories” and the competition is open to all ages. All types of wring will be accepted:poems, short stories, essays, etc.- provided that they do not exceed 700 words. Entries must be submitted to the library in person or online by February 8th, 2020. Please submit one copy with author’s name and one copy without. Winning selections will be published in the County Line and wining authors will receive a prize.
  • & Wilton Public Library hosts the Second Saturday Writers Group on the second Saturday of each month. This group is a hands-on work group intended for writers focused on productivity and possibly even publication. Next meeting will be held February 8th.
  • & Wilton Library Book Group will next meet to discuss Once Upon A River, by Diane Setterfield at 10:30 am on February 10th. Contact the library if you would like to join in.
  • & In addition to the Library Book Club, the Wilton Library hosts the Square Pie Book Club, which meets every other month and features books chosen by club members. With meeting only every other month, you have time to get your personal reading done or even be in another book club. For more information ask at the library or contact Larry Ballwahn at alballwahn@gtmail.com. New members welcome.
  • & The Wilton Chess Club meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 4:00 pm. Stop in to watch a practice, ask the players about competition, or challenge them to a match. Upcoming meeting dates are January 21st and February 4th.

BROOKWOOD ATHLETICS JANUARY 16 - 25, 2020

Thursday, January 16

  • Girls Basketball hosts Bangor: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:15
  • Wrestling @ Royall: 7:00

( Jim Kuderer / BHS 5:05 )

Friday, January 17

  • Boys Basketball @ Royall: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:15

( Charlie Neumann / BHS 4:35 )

  • JH Wrestling @ Viroqua: 4:30

( School Van / DISMISS 3:15; BHS 3:30 )

Saturday, January 18

  • Girls Basketball hosts Blair – Taylor: JV 1:00; Varsity 2:30
  • Boys Basketball hosts Blair – Taylor: JV 1:00; Varsity 4:00

Monday, January 20

  • JH Wrestling @ New Lisbon: 5:30

( School Van / BHS 4:00 )

Tuesday, January 21

  • Girls Basketball hosts Wonewoc Center ( PARENTS NIGHT ): JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30
  • JH Wrestling @ Mauston: 4:30

( School Van / DISMISS 3:00; BHS 3:15 )

Thursday, January 23

  • Wrestling hosts Cashton ( PARENTS NIGHT ): 7:00
  • Boys Basketball @ Cashton: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:15

( Steve Vieth / BHS 4:50 )

Friday, January 24

  • Girls Basketball @ Cashton: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:15

( Charlie Neumann / Norwalk 3:20; Wilton 3:30; Ontario 3:40 )

  • JH Girls Basketball @ Royall: 6:20

( Mike Luethe / Norwalk 4:40; Ontario 4:55; Wilton 5:05 )

Saturday, January 25

  • JH Girls Basketball @ LaFarge: 9:00

( Rob Ross / Norwalk 7:25; Wilton 7:35; Ontario 7:45 )

  • Wrestling @ Arcadia: 9:00

( Jim Kuderer / Ontario 5:50; Wilton 6:00; Norwalk 6:10 )

  • 3rd – 4th Boys & Girls Basketball hosts Playday: 8:00 )

SCHEDULE CHANGES

  • Tuesday, 1/21:  JH Girls Basketball Triangular moved to Thursday, 2/13
  • Friday, 1/24:       C Girls Basketball @ Cashton ( 4:45 )

ATHLETES OF THE MONTH!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NOVEMBER / DECEMBER ATHLETES OF THE MONTH:

BOYS BASKETBALL – EVAN KLINKNER

GIRLS BASKETBALL – HAILEY SCHUELLER

WRESTLING – JACOB GREEN

WINTER SPORTS PARENTS NIGHTS

Girls Basketball:  Tuesday, January 21

Wrestling:  Thursday, January 23

Boys Basketball:  Tuesday, January 28