Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The district is close to hiring a Brookfield Elementary principal and continues to screen for the new Brookfield East principal.
The Elmbrook School District is searching high and low for new principals for Brookfield Elementary and Brookfield East High School. The district is close to hiring a principal at Brookfield Elementary and continues through the screening process for the Brookfield East principal, reported Brookfield Now. Brookfield Elementary Principal Lynn Raines resigned in March to spend more time her family. Brookfield East High School Principal Dan Pavletich is being promoted to human resources director for the Elmbrook School District, effective July 1. Pavletich, who is in his third year as principal of East High School, has worked in the district since 1996. Ten candidates are usually called in for screening interviews. Finalist will be invited …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
You don't have to wait until prom night 2013 to share those awesome pics. Share the fun of picking out that dress, snagging those designer shoes or picking out that really retro suit from Goodwill!
Brookfield East High School prom, the glamour event of the year for students and their families, is Saturday. It's one long photo op, and Brookfield Patch is the perfect place to share them with the community. There's no limit on the number of photos you can add. Share your shots from: And this isn't just for kids! Parents, you can upload your "classic" prom pictures. We had some great submissions last year! Just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to the left and show off those awesome pics!
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Play at Westmoor Country Club and support improvements to Brookfield East athletic facilities.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
One graduate was trying to help his team to the NCAA Hockey Frozen Four; others are competing in track and tennis.
Brookfield native Troy Grosenick and Union NY College came up one game short of a return trip to the NCAA Frozen Four, losing 5-1 to Quinnipiac in the East Regional Final on Saturday. Grosenick, a junior, is the goaltender for Union and was a first-team All-American as a sophomore. This year he had a 2.12 goals-against average and a 17-10-5 record. He is a 2007 graduate of Brookfield East. Here are updates on other Elmbrook School District graduates participating in college sports: SCollin Taylor, a graduate of Brookfield East, won the high jump competing for UW-Madison at the Yellow Jacket Invitational at Georgia Tech on March 30. Taylor’s best effort was 6 feet, 11.75 inches, clearing it on his final attempt. He was ninth in the 2013 Big…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Search will soon begin to replace Dan Pavletich, who is in his third year as principal at Brookfield East.
Brookfield East High School Principal Dan Pavletich is being promoted to human resources director for the Elmbrook School District, effective July 1, according to a news release from the district. From the news release: In the new position, Mr. Pavletich will lead the district’s efforts towards implementing the state of Wisconsin’s educator effectiveness model that promotes high quality teaching, benefit design and administration, employee recognition, and establishing a talent management strategy that develops leadership across the district. A search for the new principal of East High School will begin immediately. “The success of the Elmbrook School District is the result of outstanding educational opportunities provided to students, as …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The students are eligible for a four-week Study Trip to Germany.
Five Brookfield students are being recognized by the American Association of Teachers of German for their outstanding performance on the annual National German Exam. A junior from Brookfield Academy and four seniors from Brookfield East High School earned a Gold Certificate The students are eligible for a four-week Study Trip to Germany granted by the AATG and the PAD, an office of the German Foreign Ministry.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Brookfield parent and volunteer Santo Mirasola was 77, and will be remembered at a memorial gathering on March 26 in Wauwatosa
From Church and Chapel Funeral Home: Santo J. Mirasola, age 77 years, passed away on March 12, 2013. Loving Husband for 48 years to Patricia Nee Warga. Dearest Father of Sarah Marie, Joe, Lora, John and Robbie. Beloved Nano of Marisa, Madeline, Nicholas Santo, Katie, Connor, Cole Santo, and Tyler. Fond Brother of Phill and Carmen. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Mirasola and his wife Pat were fixtures at Brookfield East High School long after their children attended. They were Impact Award winners for their volunteerism, and upon receiving the award were told that "Brookfield East has been fortunate to have Pat and Santo Mirasola representing the Spartans for nearly 400 events for the past decade." Burleigh Elementary …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Brookfield East and Brookfield Central students fighting for special privileges for seniors in good standing.
Student representatives at Brookfield East and Brookfield Central high schools continue to push for incentives for seniors to leave campus during the day or to have a late start or early release. The students will bring forward a proposal to the Elmbrook School Board on March 26 for an incentive plan that would require seniors to be in good standing throughout their high school years with no unexcused absences and a limited number of tardy violations. The students’ proposal also would require seniors to maintain passing grades in order to keep the incentives. “There would be a little bit of a consequence,” said Jessica Schmeling, a student representative at Brookfield Central during Tuesday's Elmbrook School Board meeting. “You would have …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Brookfield East has ten finalists and Central has five.
Fifteen Elmbrook high school students have been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. Brookfield East students are Brittany Allen, Haley Carter, Jessica Huang, Devan Kreger, Amir Kucharski, David Liu, Ryan Prazynski, Robert Szabo, Veronica Telega, and Jake Walker. Students from Brookfield Central include Allison Earl, Yi Jiang, Annalee Kuse, John Scanlon, and Sam Soik.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The spike coincided with the start of block scheduling. District officials want to compile more information about why it's happening and could make recommendations for any changes this fall.
Increased requests for early graduation from the Elmbrook School District concern school officials, who want to ensure students are prepared for their next steps in life. The Elmbrook School Board Curriculum Committee discussed the trend during a Tuesday meeting and will compile more data in the next few months. During the 2009-10 and 2010-11 school years, Brookfield East had a total of eight early graduation requests while Brookfield Central had four. But with the beginning of block scheduling in 2011-12, those numbers have soared: 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Brookfield East juniors 1 1 0 4 Brookfield East seniors 3 3 8 13 Brookfield Central juniors 0 0 1 1 Brookfield Central seniors 0 4 13 14 Total 4 8 22 32 *Data provided by the …