Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter

 

BROOKWOOD JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL NEWSLETTER

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

 

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

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THIS IS THE LAST NEWSLETTER FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR!

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

 

We will have one more snow/flooding/bad weather make-up day on June 7th.  SCHOOL WILL BE IN SESSION on June 7th – THIS WILL BE STUDENT’S LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

 

Reminder to Parents – With the school year soon to be over, please remember to get your lunch account paid up! If you aren’t sure how much you owe, you can check on your Family Access or call the school & ask for Shirley Gibson – 337-4401 ext. 225.

 

There will be a Hunter Safety Course held June 24th through June 27th from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 29th from 6-11 a.m.  If you are interested, please see Mr. Chad Ottum or call @ 608-547-7951.

 

Work Permits can be obtained in the High School Office. They are issued to 14 or 15 year olds that have obtained a job. What you will need to bring with you in order to get a work permit:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Number
  • Letter from employer stating job duties
  • Signed permission from a parent/guardian
  • $10

 

Something to think about this summer! All students entering grades 5K-12 are to be registered online through “Family Access” before the start of the school year on September 3rd, 2019. Online registration will open on August 19th. (If you don’t know your family access login name or need to reset your password, please call the school for assistance.) Students entering grades 7-12 are required to pay a $10 towel/planner/misc. fee before the start of the school year, as well. Parents or students are welcome to come to the High School Office to pay their $10 fee starting August 19th through the start of school, pay online, or at school on our Back to School Night on August 29th from 6-8 pm.

 

FROM THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Students are able to see their next year schedule on Skyward under “Schedule” and “Display Options”. Ms Cwiak will NOT be handing out paper copies unless requested by a parent. If you have any questions regarding your schedule for next year, please see Ms. Cwiak before the end of the school year. Schedule changes this summer & at the beginning of next school year will only be allowed under certain circumstances. Thanks ~Ms. Cwiak~

 

                                           Upcoming Events: 

             Friday, June 7th                                                  LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS! (FULL DAY)

             July 8th-25th                                                         Summer School (Monday through Thursday mornings)

             Monday, Aug. 19th                                            Online Registration Opens

             Thursday, Aug. 29th                                          Back to School Night 6-8 pm

             Tuesday, September 3rd                                 First Day of School for Students!

             Tuesday, September 10th                               Picture Day

 

In the Community!

  • The Wilton Municipal Swimming Pool will tentatively be open the weekend of June 1-2 & open for the season starting June 8th! Daily passes are $2.00 for the wading or big pool. Season pass prices until June 7th are as follows: Wilton residents are $35 for single or $60 for families; Non-Resident passes are $50 for single or $85 for families. After June 7th all prices go up $5. All swimming lessons will be $25 per child, per session for 2 week sessions and $20 per child, per 1 week sessions. Dates for MORNING swimming lessons are June 24th-July 5th and Aug. 5th-16th. **NEW** Dates for EVENING swimming lessons: Level 1-July 8th-12th 4:30-5:15; Level 2-July 8th-12th 5:15-6:00; Level 3-July 15th-19th 4:30-5:15; Levels 4, 5, 6-July 15th-19th 5:15-6:00; Infant/Toddler-July 22nd-26th 5:00-5:45; Aerobics/Adult lessons will be offered if enough interest for $50 between 5 & 6 pm. Any questions, please call the Wilton Village Office @ 435-6666.
  • Mobile Food Pantry in Norwalk – The last Tuesday of every month at 200 North St. Use the main entrance of the Community Center & make sure to bring boxes and bags. Requires no I.D.

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

  • & Join us for Saturday Morning Movies at the library! We’ll be showing movies every Saturday in June starting at 10:00 am. Free admission, popcorn, & juice! All ages welcome!
    • June 8th – The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (PG)
    • June 15th – E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG)
    • June 22nd – Lilo & Stitch (PG)
    • June 29th – Space Jam (PG)
  • & Children in grades K-6 are invited to our annual summer reading program. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories.” Programming starts June 12th from 1:00-3:00 pm. We’ll be preparing for liftoff with fun space-themed activities!
    • June 19th @ 1:00 pm the kids will learn how to make a space-themed meal in our space kitchen.
    • Project Recovery will be joining us on June 26th at 1:00 pm for a puppet show.
    • John Heasley will be joining us on July 1st at 10:00 am for a special program for all ages about the 50th anniversary of the First Moon Landing.
    • We’ll wrap up our summer reading program on July 3rd at 1:00 pm with a space part. No registration required. Come to one or all the programs.
    • Reading bingo sheets will be available at the desk starting June 12th.
  • & Now is the time to reserve your spot for the annual Hat Luncheon. This benefit for the library will be held at the Wilmer Pearson residence at 302 Park Street in Ontario on June 26, 27, & 28th at 12:00 pm each day. The menu will include a garden salad, herb encrusted pork loin with raspberry sauce, wild rice blend, glazed roasted carrots, and lemon blueberry cheesecake. The cost is $15.00 and reservations can be made by calling the library at 337-4651 or Wilmer Pearson at 337-4432.
  • & We are looking for high school or college age volunteers to help at our weekly Summer Reading Programs. Give us a call at 337-4651 or e-mail ontlibr@wrlsweb.org if interested.

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

  • & The Norwalk Public Library will be having their Summer Reading Program this year on Wednesday, June 12th, 19th, and 26th from 10:30-11:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories”. We will be doing some fun space theme crafts and learning some fun facts about space. There will also be space themed snacks during the programs. Also, you can win prizes for reading and writing reports on the books you read during the summer reading program. On July 1st @ 4 p.m., Driftless Stargazing Program LLC, John Heasley, will be presenting a program called “Sharing The Starry Skies” at the library for anyone who is interested in coming. After the program, a lunch in the park will be provided by the Immanuel United Methodist Church @ 11:30.

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

  • & A Universe of Stories is our summer library program theme this year. The dates for your calendar:
    • June 12th @ 10:30am – We will have fun with drama. Telling our own stories and learning to act them out.
    • June 19th @ 10:30am – Project Recovery Puppet Theater, learning about puppeteering and, again, telling our own stories!
    • June 26th @ 10:30am – Our favorite storyteller, Tracy Chipman, presents Under a Starry Sky, Tales of the Moon, the Sun & the Stars.
    • July 1st @ 1:00pm – Drifless Stargazing’s John Heasley presents Giant Steps, a program celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. How did humans do that and what did they discover there?
  • & N.O.W. Aging in Place will meet at our library again on June 7th at 3pm. This project is a local grass roots effort to develop and promote services for homebound elderly in our area. The group hopes to address the problem of lack of Medicare reimbursement for home health aide visits in Monroe & Vernon Counties. The group intends to follow the national “Share the Care” model for providing services in our area. The intent is to continue developing existing projects and to formulate other goals and objectives that will service the elderly in our area. All those interested in helping to start a formal organization are welcome.
  • & Our Chess Club convenes on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 4pm. Stop in and watch a practice, ask the players about competition or challenge them to a match. Players of all levels of experience are invited to attend. Our we play June 4th and 18th.
  • & The Second Saturday Writing Group meets again June 8th from 9-11am. This group is for writers interested in creativity, productivity and publishing.
  • & Wilton is excited to host UW-L’s precollege Summer Mentoring and Reading Together program again this year on Tuesday afternoons. Look for the SMART Group reading around the Community Center during the month of June.

BROOKWOOD ATHLETICS June 3 - 7, 2019

 

NEW BROOKWOOD BASEBALL CAPS!

New, AWESOME Brookwood ball caps are now available for sale in the HS office!  Two different sizes and two excellent color schemes are available.  Just $20 each.

CONCUSSION TESTING!

The final round of Concussion testing before September will be held on Wednesday, June 5.  This will be for ANY students who plan to participate in athletics next year, but have not yet completed a concussion test in the past 12 months.  Please contact Mr. Clinton if you’re not sure if you need to test.  REMEMBER: Athletes without current concussion test will not be permitted to participate in athletics.

COACHING VACANCIES

We currently have the following coaching vacancies:

+ Head HS Boys Basketball

+ Assistant HS Boys Basketball

+ JH Boys Basketball

+ JH Cross Country

+ Assistant HS Track

+JH Track

Please contact Ken Clinton if you are interested in any of these positions.

CONGRATULATIONS TO STATE TRACK QUALIFIERS!!!

Congratulations to Shelly Powell, Brooke Lehnherr, Lainey Teynor, McKenzie Woods, Kimberlee Downing, and Dan Peterson for competing at the State Track Meet!  WE ARE ALL PROUD OF YOU!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO SOFTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE ATHLETES!

FIRST TEAM:  FAITH WATHKE

HONORABLE MENTION:  ALYSSA OTTUM & HAILEY SCHUELLER

SPORTSMANSHIP:  KARINA HANSEN

CONGRATULATIONS TO BASEBALL ALL-CONFERENCE ATHLETES!

FIRST TEAM:  AARON DWYER & KADEN BRANDAU

HONORABLE MENTION:  MITCHELL KLINKNER & RICKY MYERS

SPORTSMANSHIP:  WESTON MUEHLENKAMP

FALL 2019 ATHLETICS START DATES

AUGUST 5

HS FOOTBALL ( 4:00 PM )

AUGUST 19

HS VOLLEYBALL ( 8:00 AM )

HS / JH CROSS COUNTRY ( 8:00 AM )

JH FOOTBALL ( 4:00 PM )

AUGUST 26

JH VOLLEYBALL ( 4:30 PM )

 

REMINDERS FOR FALL ATHLETICS

A few reminders for Fall Athletics:

  • All student-athletes must have a current physical.  That means last the student-athlete had a physical in the 2018-19 or 2019-20 school years.  These completed, signed physicals can be submitted to the athletic office or directly uploaded during the registration process.
  • All student-athletes must be registered online via our Athletics page.  Last year’s Usernames and Passwords should be used.  If you need help retrieving Username & Password info contact Mr. Clinton at  kclinton@now.k12.wi.us.
  • All student-athletes and AT LEAST ONE of their Parents / Guardians must complete the Online Handbook Survey.  Be sure to do the correct survey and SUBMIT it.
  • All student-athletes must have a current concussion test.
  • Parents of student-athletes who are ineligible for fall athletics due to grades or code violations will be reminded over the summer IF they signed up for a Fall sport.
  • Mr. Clinton will not be in the area from 6/10 – 6/21.  Questions can still be emailed to him during that time.

 

ATHLETES OF THE MONTH FOR MAY / JUNE!

Congratulations to our May / June Athletes of the Month:

     BASEBALL:              RICKY MYERS

     SOFTBALL:          KARINA HANSEN

     BOYS TRACK:      DAN PETERSON

     GIRLS TRACK:     SHELLY POWELL