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In Our Schools

May 20, 2014

Brookfield Academy

Thirty-six students from the Lower School, Middle School and High School attended the State Concours Oral, a French forensic-style competition, and earned 34 gold medals and two silver medals. French has been part of the Brookfield Academy curriculum since the school's founding in 1962. Students continue to excel in Spanish, German and Latin as well.

Brookfield Central

Brookfield Central sold doughnuts and discounted movie tickets to students to raise money for its Project Graduation, which will fund activities for students about to graduate.

Brookfield Christian

Brookfield Christian School third-grade classes presented a Living Wax Museum for parents and friends. The students came to school dressed as a famous person from history to share their projects, timelines and creativity with others. Parents, family, friends and students discovered that the statuelike person would come to life if they pressed the designated button. By pressing the button, a short speech was recited as third-graders "came to life," describing what it was like to be someone from the past.

Brookfield East

The 18th annual Rockets for Schools event was held at the Spaceport in Sheboygan the weekend of May 2. Heather Paul, an engineer from NASA's Johnson Space Center, spoke to Brookfield East students, and a launch was held Saturday, May 3. The BEHS team placed second out of 16 teams from four states.

Brookfield Elementary

Second-grade Girl Scout Troop 8004 planted a baby Colorado spruce on the berm along the playgound sidewalk of the elementary school earlier this month.

Burleigh Elementary

Burleigh fifth-graders "time-traveled" to the colonial days on May 16. After learning about the time period, students wore colonial-style clothing and re-enacted the lives of other students in the past.

Dixon Elementary

Dixon's Cancer Walk this year will raise money in support of breast cancer patients and in memory of fifth-grade teacher Angie Malett, who died in April. The Cancer Walk will be held May 30.

Elm Grove Lutheran

After the end of the third quarter, the following students were selected for the Principal's Honor Roll: fifth-graders Jamie Krueger, Grady Ma, Cassandra Romero; sixth-grader Samuel Ewert; seventh-graders Emily Ewert, Callie Hedtke, Joshua Hetcher, Connor Hipke, Owen Krueger, Angela Lee; and eighth-graders Margaret Halvorson, Cate Heup, Alexis Roimero, Megan Stritesky and Joshua Zhang.

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