Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter


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


Thursday, May 27th, 2021

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

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Lunch Menu for May 31st-June 2nd:

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


Tuesday: Cook’s Choice

Wednesday: Hot Dog or Brat, Watermelon, Chips, Mini Ice Cream Sandwich

Thursday: Summer Vacation Begins!

Friday: Summer Vacation!



The 2021 Graduation Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 28th, at 7 pm, on the football field with unlimited guests. The inclement weather (rain) alternate is May 28th, 7 pm, with each student receiving 10 tickets for the Varsity Gym and 6 tickets for the Classic Gym (the ceremony will be live-streamed in the Classic Gym). If any family should need more tickets, they should contact Mr. Anderson ( or Mrs. Funk ( via email.


If students’ families don’t use all of their tickets, students should turn extra tickets into the High School office by Wednesday, May 26th at noon. Then, we will redistribute the tickets to those who need them.


We are excited about giving our seniors a celebration to start the next chapters of their lives!


As we finish up the school year, we want to remind parents that their student’s fines & fees need to be paid before check out for the summer. Fines and fees can include, but are not limited to, food service balances, class dues, art materials, tech. ed. materials, library book fines. Fines and fees will be listed on the sign-out sheets students get on June 1st to be turned in on June 2nd. Students are required to turn in any school issued electronics (computer, hotspot, modem, etc.) before leaving for summer break.


From the Nurse:  For anyone who is interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, a helpful resource for locating them is at Pfizer’s COVID vaccine has now also been authorized for 12-15 year olds. Covid-19 vaccinations will keep people who are a close contact to a positive case from having to quarantine, according to the guidelines, but the Covid vaccine is not required.


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, May 28th                          Graduation Ceremony @ 7 pm on the football field

        Monday, May 31st                        NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day

        Wednesday, June 2nd                    Last Day of School (full day)

        July 12th-29th                               Summer School


Brookwood Student of the week is THE WHOLE SENIOR CLASS!




Ontario Public Library News:  April Arndt – Library Director – 337-4651

  • & The library will be closed Saturday, May 29th and Monday, May 31st for Memorial Day Weekend. Have a safe holiday weekend.
  • & Are you someone who has suffered a great loss during the pandemic? It is important to recognize the absence or interruption of traditional customs and rituals, both celebratory and grief-oriented. Join Outreach Workers from Project Recovery for a presentation called “Recognition and Resilience:Grief and the Loss of Traditions During the Pandemic” at the shelter in Fireman’s Park on June 22nd at 6:30 pm. This discussion is intended to acknowledge what was lost, to embrace closure, and to reclaim and reimagine the rites and rituals that help us make sense of our lives.
  • & Help up celebrate #makermay by signing up for a FREE Creativebug account during the month of May! Go to and click on the Creativebug logo on the home page to get started. Sign up in May and be entered in a drawing from an amazing kit that contains a variety of art supplies, including a dot journal and embroidery hoop!
  • & Mark your calendars! Our summer reading program starts Wednesday, June 9th at 1 pm in the shelter at Firemen’s Park. Ages 4-12 are invited to join us for fun activities and a light snack.
  • & We’re seeking applicants for the position of library assistant. 15 hours a week including some evening and Saturday hours. You may contact the library for a complete job description. Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to the library at The position will remain open until filled.

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

  • & Wilton Library Book Group will next read and discuss “The Book of Lost Friends” by Lisa Wingate. Contact the library if you are interested.
  • & This year’s Summer Reading theme is Tales & Tails! Join us for four weeks of animal themed fun in the park each Wednesday morning at 10:00am from June 9th to June 30th. June 9th we will be doing animal rock painting with Linda Hale! June 16th we will be entertained by The Magic of Isaiah! June 23rd we will hear animal stories with storyteller Tracy Chipman! June 30th Kim Nofsinger will lead Reader’s Theatre! There will be craft kits to take home, a small snack following each program, and kids will earn prizes for reading.
  • & Wilton Library will be closed Monday, May 31st, in observance of Memorial Day.

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

  • & Norwalk Public Library will be hosting a bike rodeo Sunday, June 6th, at 12:00 p.m., at the lower shelter in the Norwalk Village Park.
  • & Norwalk Public Library Summer Reading Program begins on June 9th at 5:00 p.m. at the library. This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales”. Programs will be on the library lawn. Presenters this year will be:June 9th – Jackie Menn doing a 4-H dog agility presentation; June 16th – Kevin Lozano and his K9, Rock, from the La Crosse P.D. will be talking about being a K9 officer and exhibit his K9 partner’s abilities; June 23rd – Steve Kaiser of Low Ridge Honey Farm will do a beekeeping demonstration and teach about the importance of honeybees; June 30th – Games/Party.


Thursday, May 27

  • Baseball hosts Cashton ( DH ): 4:00 POSTPONED TO 6/02
  • Softball hosts New Lisbon: 5:00 POSTPONED TO 6/02
  • HS Track @ Mauston: 4:00

( Jeff Shell / DISMISS 2:05; BHS 2:20 ) POSTPONED TBA

  • JH Track @ New Lisbon: 4:00

( Lee Stenerson / DISMISS 1:55; BHS 2:10 ) CANCELLED

Friday, May 28


Tuesday, June 1

  • HS Track @ Necedah: 4:00

( Jeff Shell / DISMISS 1:50; BHS 2:05 )

  • Baseball / Softball @ Royall: 5:00

( Charlie Neumann / BHS 3:25 )

Thursday, June 3

  • Softball hosts Bangor: 5:00
  • HS Track @ Boscobel: 11:30

( Jim Kuderer / Norwalk 8:10; Wilton 8:20; BHS 8:25; Ontario 8:30 )

Friday, June 4

  • Scenic Bluffs Conference Baseball Jamboree @ Wilton: 10:00

( Other games at 12:30; 3:00; 5:30 )


Tuesday, June 8

  • Conference Track @ Cashton: 4:00

( Curt Brieske / Wilton 1:55; Norwalk 2:05; BHS 2:15; Ontario 2:20 )

  • JV Baseball @ LaFarge: 4:30

( John Hansen / Norwalk 2:45; Wilton 2:55; BHS 3:00; Ontario 3:05 )

Wednesday, June 9

  • Softball Regionals @ TBA: 5:00

( Charlie Neumann / Times TBA )

Thursday, June 10

  • Baseball Regionals @ TBA: 5:00

( Jeff Shell / Times TBA )

Monday, June 14

  • Regional Track @ Luther: TIME TBA

( Rob Ross / Times TBA )

  • Softball Regionals @ Time TBA: 5:00

( Driver TBA / Times TBA )

Tuesday, June 15

  • Baseball Regionals @ TBA: 5:00

( Driver TBA / Times TBA )

Wednesday, June 16

  • Baseball Regionals @ TBA: 5:00

( Driver TBA / Times TBA )

  • Softball Regionals @ Time TBA: 5:00

( Driver TBA / Times TBA )

Thursday, June 17

  • Sectional Track @ Boscobel: Time TBA

( Jeff Shell / Times TBA )

  • JV Baseball @ LaFarge: 4:30

( John Hansen / Norwalk 2:45; Wilton 2:55; BHS 3:00; Ontario 3:05 )

Thursday, June 24

  • State Track @ UW-LaCrosse: TIMES TBA

( VANS / Times TBA )





On Tuesday, May 18, we saw the return of the NOW Safety Patrol Belt & Awards Ceremony, as we acknowledged our outgoing 6th grade patrol members and welcomed our new 5th grade patrol members. At that ceremony, we also recognized the Best Patrol recipients from both last year and this year:



Congratulations to these seven outstanding patrol members as well as to the entire safety patrol, both last year and this year, for doing a great job in very difficult times.  WE ARE VERY PROUD OF ALL THESE STUDENTS!!