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  • Cinderella cast prepares for grand performance in November
  • Girls Tennis smashing away competition
  • Key Club raises money to support victims of Hurricane Harvey
  • Four seniors wrap up last season of golf
  • Lady Lancers: the silly side
  • LAUNCH students collaborate on projects with local businesses
  • Bohr’s Bakery: how to make graduation cap cake pops
  • BC alum shares experiences in Ireland
  • Cinderella cast prepares for grand performance in November
    News

    Cinderella cast prepares for grand performance in November

    Aparna Jayashankar, Editor in-Cheif

    November 16, 2017

    A glass slipper, a magical carriage, and a spell that breaks at midnight? This year, the school musical is one of the most famous fairy tales ever told: Cinderella. The production for the musical is now in full swing, and it couldn’t be more exciting! With on-stage transformations and stunning costumes, it will be a pleasure to see how the actors...

    From left to right, Nikki Ranney (‘18), Kara Olander (‘18), and Sophie Michalski (‘18) pose for a photo, dressed up in their magical attire for the upcoming play. Be sure to come to watch the play from Nov 16-19 at the Sharon Lynn Wilson Center!

    Brett Gruetzmacher

  • Girls Tennis smashing away competition
    Sports

    Girls Tennis smashing away competition

    Aparna Jayashankar, Editor-in-Chief

    October 10, 2017

    The Brookfield Central Girls Tennis team is smashing away their competition, one groundstroke, volley, and overhead at a time, as they near the end of a spectacular season. After scoring wins against strong competitors like New Berlin Eisenhower and Arrowhead, which was previously ranked sixth in the state, the they were among the top ten teams in the...

    Lili del Campo (‘20) celebrates after taking on Arrowhead, giving her teammates a string of high fives.

  • Key Club raises money to support victims of Hurricane Harvey
    Features

    Key Club raises money to support victims of Hurricane Harvey

    Kevin Jacobson, Online Editor

    October 7, 2017

    Hurricane after hurricane hit in late August and early September. Hurricane Harvey was the first to land, decimating the Texas coast from Aug 25 to Aug 31, dumping almost 5 feet of rain in some areas, causing up to $75 billion dollars in damage, and killing 82 people. This was the worst hurricane to make landfall since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....

    Students walk along Calhoun Rd. to show support for victims of Hurricane Harvey

    Sophia Sun

  • Four seniors wrap up last season of golf
    Sports

    Four seniors wrap up last season of golf

    Sophia Sun, Editor-in-Chief

    October 6, 2017

    The Brookfield Central Girls Golf season has been off to a fantastic start, placing first or second in every tournament they’ve played in. They have swept their Greater Metro Conference mini-meets, going undefeated all year, and winning the title of conference champions for the sixth year in a row. The team has traveled as far as Illinois to play...

    Left to right: Sophia Sun (‘18), Lexi Romero (‘18), Emily Balding (‘18), and Emma Whitfield (‘18) jump with joy after finishing 15 strokes under par, coming in first place at the annual Arrowhead Scramble Invitational held at Ironwood Golf Course.

    Brian Scrobel

  • Lady Lancers: the silly side
    Sports

    Lady Lancers: the silly side

    Eric Chen, Editor-in-Chief

    October 3, 2017

    While the Brookfield Central Girls’ Swim and Dive team is one of the top teams in the state, there is much more to these girls than just best times and high scores. In this article, we examine the sillier side of the Lady Lancers. Among others, the Lancers are known for being supportive teammates. “Every year, our team is known for being...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • LAUNCH students collaborate on projects with local businesses
    Features

    LAUNCH students collaborate on projects with local businesses

    Aparna Jayashankar, Editor-in-Chief

    October 3, 2017

    LAUNCH, a new program introduced this year, is providing Brookfield Central high school juniors and seniors with the opportunity collaborate with local businesses and the community to solve actual problems. A combined initiative between Brookfield Central and East, the program aims to expose students to situations in which they can apply what they learn...

    Students listen to a LAUNCH instructor

  • Bohr’s Bakery: how to make graduation cap cake pops
    Recipes, Senior Issue, Senior Issue 2017

    Bohr’s Bakery: how to make graduation cap cake pops

    June 8, 2017

    Sophie Bohr Sophie Bohr...

    Your yummy cake pops are done!

    Sophie Bohr

  • BC alum shares experiences in Ireland
    Features

    BC alum shares experiences in Ireland

    Ravina Sachdev, Features Editor

    December 19, 2016

    Rishi Sachdev, from Brookfield Central’s class of 2014, is currently studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland. Here is a short Q&A with him: Why did you choose to go [to Dublin]? To tell you the truth, when I entered college the idea of studying abroad never crossed my mind. But after talking to my advisors at school, I found that many universitie...

    Sachdev stops to admire a crystal-clear lake in County Atrim, Northern Ireland.

    RISHI SACHDEV

News

Cinderella cast prepares for grand performance in November

Cinderella cast prepares for grand performance in November

Aparna Jayashankar, Editor in-Cheif

November 16, 2017

A glass slipper, a magical carriage, and a spell that breaks at midnight? This year, the school musical is one of the most famous fairy tales ever told: Cinderella. The production for the musical is now in full swing, and...

Student Senate takes a stand for school issues

Kevin Jacobson, Online Editor

October 31, 2017

Brookfield Central has a long list of accomplishments, but they also have many things to improve upon. After much consideration, the school finally devised a way to allow the student body to become further involved in thei...

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Opinions

Nah…you shouldn’t get a random roommate

Nah…you shouldn’t get a random roommate

Alice Zheng, Online Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2017

There’s a common misconception that you must choose your best friend when picking a college roommate. In fact, when choosing a roommate, you don’t even have to pick someone...

YES, you should get a random roommate!

YES, you should get a random roommate!

Mia Manney, Reporter

June 8, 2017

Congratulations! You’ve likely been accepted to college and from there chosen one to commit to! There are a lot more decisions to be made, so why not make life a little...

The future, free will, and Dead Poets Society: thoughts on growing up

The future, free will, and Dead Poets Society: thoughts on growing up

Payal Ahuja, Reporter

June 8, 2017

Recently, I read a book called Dead Poets Society by NH Kleinbaum, based on the movie directed by Peter Weir. It tells the story of students at an elite boarding school in...

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Reviews

American Assassins confuses audience

American Assassins confuses audience

Julianne Sun, News Editor

November 8, 2017

Thrillers may be most well known for their choreographed action scenes and handsome killers firing guns at every opportunity, but at the very least, they should all have concrete...

Kingsmen sequel lacks humor

Kingsmen sequel lacks humor

November 8, 2017

This past September, the highly anticipated Kingsman: The Golden Circle released in theaters. Its hit predecessor, Kingsman: The Secret Service, created...

Wonder Woman leaves audience wonderstruck

Wonder Woman leaves audience wonderstruck

October 19, 2017

Late 2016 and early 2017, DC Comics had been struggling to push out movies that people would like. Of course many serious DC fans would go to any production...

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