Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter




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


Friday, October 23rd, 2020

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Lunch Menu for October 26th-30th:

All lunches are served with the option of fresh veggies, fresh fruit, salad, milk

Monday: *Breakfast for Lunch* Mini Pancakes & Sausage or Breakfast Sandwich, Hashbrowns

Tuesday: Pepperoni Calzone or Grilled Cheese, French Fries

Wednesday: Orange Chicken or Cheese Quesadilla, Rice, Steamed Broccoli, Fortune Cookie

Thursday: Loaded Baked Potato or Teriyaki Chicken Sub, Cole Slaw

Friday: “Pumpkin Faced” Pizza or “Haunted” Chicken Tornado, “Freaky” fruit, “Spooktacular” Veggies, “Frankenstein” Pudding Cup



The N-O-W School District (grades 4K-12) will be back in-person on Monday, Oct. 26th! We will remain in-person until further notice. Please ensure that your student bring their devices (laptops, Chromebooks, or iPads) with them to school.


The end of 1st Quarter is Friday, Oct. 30th. For students in the Junior & Senior High School level, we highly recommend that all student with 3 Ds or Fs to stay Monday (10/26), Tuesday (10/27), and Wednesday (10/28) after school until 5 pm for extra assistance on missing assignments and test. Teachers will be available until 3:45 or later and supervision is available until 5:00 pm. Student who are staying after school may take a late bus home (departing at 5:00 pm). The late bus drops off students at the gas stations in Norwalk, Ontario, and Wilton; parents would need to pick you student up from your town’s gas station.


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 






                                           Upcoming Events:  


             Friday, October 30th                                        Last day of 1st Quarter

             Friday, November 6th                                       No School for Students – Parent/Teacher Conferences

             Thursday, November 12th                             Picture Re-takes               




Ontario Public Library News:  April Arndt – Library Director –

  • & Stop by Palen Park in Ontario to see the Ontario StoryWalk featuring the Fall-themed story, In the Middle of Fall, by Kevin Henkes, a beloved Wisconsin author. Visiting the Ontario StoryWalk is a great way for your family to enjoy a book while being active outdoors. Share your photos on Facebook with the hashtag #ontariostorywalk.
  • & We’ve added several TV series to the DVD collection, including:Succession – Season 1 & 2, Killing Eve – Seasons 1-4, Schitts Creek – Seasons 1-3, Letterkenny – Seasons 1-4, Superstore – Seasons 1-3, Fargo – Seasons 1 & 2, The Neighborhood – Season 1, Victoria – Season 3, Will & Grace:The Revival – Season 2, Dead to Me – Season 1, Grace & Frankie – Season 2, and Peaky Blinders – Season 1.
  • & Do you have a favorite recipe? We’re creating an Ontario Community Cookbook and would love your help. Submit your recipes to or drop them off at the library during open hours. Questions? Give us a call at 608-337-4651.
  • & It’s time for our annual Halloween coloring contest! This contest is open to ages 12 and under. Pick up a coloring sheet at the library or look for a copy in the Village newsletter that is sent with your water/sewer bill. Entries must be dropped off at the library by 5 pm on 10/30/2020. Winners will be notified by phone and will receive a fun prize!
  • & We’re starting a new tradition at the library with a Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin contest. This contest is open to all ages. All you have to do is stop by the library and guess the weight of the pumpkin. The closest guess wins the pumpkin and a special prize. The winner will be announced on 11/02/2020. A big thank you goes out to Joel Arndt for donating the pumpkin!
  • & Make sure to like and follow the library on Facebook at!

Wilton Public Library News:  Rachel Conner – Library Director –  435-6710

  • & What’s even better than Trick or Treat?? Book & Treat! That’s right! This October at Wilton Library, kids check out books and receive a bag of Halloween treats! Happy Reading – and Treating! Call the library to make a browsing appointment or schedule a curb-side pick-up.
  • & Autumn is a terrific time to begin a Reading Challenge! Challenges for all ages are available online at: Ten to Try, for ages 15+, is a challenge to read a book in each of 10 different categories. Read and review books while broadening your reading horizons! Earn the book of your choice and a gift card to The Baker’s Table to get a cozy beverage to enjoy while reading your newly earned book! Bookworms Reading Challenge, for kids 5-14, Every bookworm needs their brain food! Feed your mind by tracking the books you read this Fall to earn badges! Read for 10 hours between Sep. & Nov. to earn a reward prize! 100 Books Before College, for teens, keep track of everything you read online to earn points toward incentives and a Barnes & Noble gift card at the completion of this monumental challenge!
  • & Our New Book Return in Now Open! Please use the Book Return for ALL Library Returns. The Book Return is open all the time, so you can return items whenever you like! (Library materials will continue to be quarantined between patrons per safety guidelines.)
  • & Curb-Side Pick-Up is available during all regular Wilton Library hours! Orders must be called or emailed ahead. We are happy to help you find books, magazines, and movies!
  • & Give us a call if you would like to stop by! Wilton Library offers library appointments during regular Wilton Library hours. Masks Required and Please Sanitize Hands after arrival. Browsing appointments can be made for 15 minutes. Computer appointments can be made for up to 1 hour for essential work only. One patron/family will be scheduled at a time. This service is subject to change at any time. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • & If you need help or have questions, call: (608) 435-6710 or email:

Norwalk Public Library News:  Ken Kittleson – Library Director – 823-7473

  • & Norwalk Public Library does not have any new updates at this time.


Friday, October 23

  • HS BOYS Cross Country Sectional @ Darlington: 4:15
  • ( Greg Stedman / BHS 11:45)

Monday, October 26

  • JH Boys Basketball Meeting: 2:30 ( HS Gym )
  • JH Boys Basketball practice begins: 3:30 ( HS Gym )

Saturday, October 31

  • WIAA State Division 3 HS Cross Country @ West Salem ( Maple Grove ): Time TBA

( Driver & Times TBA)


Congratulations to the Falcon Boys Cross Country team, which captured first place at the WIAA Sub Sectional here at Brookwood on Monday.  The boys now advance to Sectionals at Darlington on Friday, October 23.  Thanks to everyone who attended the Cross Country Sub Sectional Monday.  Special thanks to everyone who looked out for the safety of all by following health & safety requirements.  Special thanks to all the volunteers who made the Cross Country Sub Sectional a success!  Your help is appreciated!


Junior High Boys Basketball begins on Monday, October 26.  There will be a meeting for all players starting at 2:30. Practice will begin at 3:30 and end at 5:30.  The boys will be given a packet explaining protocols for winter sports. Parents are strongly urged to read through it carefully with your sons.


Last week, the Scenic Bluffs Conference developed and approved health and safety protocols for conducting winter athletics.  One of the topics addressed was spectators at contests. As the safety of everyone is a huge priority, these are some of the protocols that were adopted:

  1. Spectator attendance will be limited to two fans per competing athlete.  Each athlete will notify the athletic director of the athlete’s two guests.  The guests can change from contest to contest.
  2. Designated guests arriving at contests will not be charged admission, but they must sign in at the entrance table.
  4. At Brookwood, only athletes, coaches, and event workers are permitted on the bench side of the gym.
  5. All spectators will sit in designated spots in the bleachers.
  6. All spectators, coaches, bench personal, and workers must wear masks or gaiters, and They must be worn properly.
  7. After JV Contests, the gym will be cleared for sanitizing, and the guests of JV athletes will need to leave the building.  Varsity spectators will be able to enter the gym after the sanitizing is complete.
  8. There will be no concessions and no food or drink permitted in the gym.

While this situation is difficult for all of us, we do expect everyone’s full cooperation, and we thank you in advance for it.  Questions can be directed to Ken Clinton, Athletic Director.


Some sports are hosting open gyms.  Since open gyms cannot begin until 3:30, we’ll have supervised study hall for those staying after school.  Students who stay after must report to the announced locations of these study halls.


High School students who want to participate in Winter Sports should sign up on the Google sheets that have been shared with all students.  Please sign up by Tuesday, October 27.


Our weight room is still available to students.  We have shared a Google Doc Sign Up to all students.  If you want to use the weight room, just sign up at the scheduled times.  For questions or problems, contact Mr. Clinton.



















Various sports are beginning to host open gyms.  Because most open gyms cannot begin until 3:30, we will have a supervised study hall for those wishing to remain after school.  Students who stay after must report to the announced locations of those study halls.


Even though we are currently “virtual” in the high school and junior high, our weightroom is still available to students.  We have shared a Google Doc Sign Up to all students.  If you want to use the weightroom, just use it to sign up at the scheduled times.  For questions or problems, contact Mr. Clinton.


The Safety patrol began delivering their fundraiser items on Thursday, October 8th!  Again, thanks for your support!!!!!


Congratulations to our September Athletes of the Month:  Roberto Mendoza ( Boys Cross Country ) and Kimberlee Downing ( Girls Cross Country )