Brookfield Central Tyro

  • Girls volleyball player commits to Minnesota
  • Kennedy steps down from head football coaching position
  • Tylan Farrokhnia crowned Mr. BC for Class of 2020
  • Which classic Christmas movies are the best?
  • Global holiday traditions: from “The Befana” to “Calendas”
  • 2018 Court members give views on HOCO
  • Boys Soccer captain reflects on season so far
  • Newsies cast and crew prepare for upcoming performances
  • Girls volleyball player commits to Minnesota
    Sports

    Girls volleyball player commits to Minnesota

    Taylor Canitz, Reporter

    January 5, 2019

    Phenomenal freshman, Mckenna Wucherer has committed to play college division one volleyball at The University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Mckenna has gotten to a point where her hard work and determination has paid off. As someone who has played on a team with Wucherer, I can attest that she is the epitome of a perfect teammate. She strives to improve...

    McKenna Wucherer ('22) sends the ball flying over an opposing member's head. Though new to BC, Wucherer has made a name for herself as one of the best players on the team.

  • Kennedy steps down from head football coaching position
    News

    Kennedy steps down from head football coaching position

    Janani Sundar, Editor-in-Chief

    December 27, 2018

    Jed Kennedy is resigning as head football coach of the Lancers and as a physical education teacher after 5 years. In the past tears, Kennedy has led the team to numerous successes including 2 state-runner up titles in the Division 2 tournament. He will be moving to Alabama to become the Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Enterprise High...

    Coach Kennedy speaks to the team after the November 9th game against Waunakee that sent the team to the State Championship.

    Alan Herzberg

  • Tylan Farrokhnia crowned Mr. BC for Class of 2020
    News

    Tylan Farrokhnia crowned Mr. BC for Class of 2020

    December 23, 2018

    In the evening of December 14, 13 boys from the junior class competed in the infamous Mr. BC competition to determine once and for all the true Mr. BC for the Class of 2020. The competition was tough, with many of the boys having hilarious talents and creative self-expression answers, but only Tylan Farrokhnia came out on top. Farrokhnia was a favorite...

    Tylan Farrokhnia ('20) after being crowned Mr .BC

    Kevin Jacobson

  • Which classic Christmas movies are the best?
    Features, Holiday

    Which classic Christmas movies are the best?

    Emily Otten, Online Editor

    December 23, 2018

    Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Synopsis: The 1964 claymation film tells the classic story of a reindeer named Rudolph with a red, glowing nose who is excluded from all of the other reindeer, but eventually leads Santa’s sleigh on a cold, stormy Christmas Eve. The movie takes those basic plot points and adds a few quirky characters li...

    Classic Media

  • Global holiday traditions: from “The Befana” to “Calendas”
    Features, Holiday

    Global holiday traditions: from “The Befana” to “Calendas”

    Nicole Orejuela, Reporter

    December 23, 2018

    Tender snowflakes gently fall from the clouded sky, landing on frosted windows as a gentle gust of wind blows through the crisp, cool air. Families crowd inside their living rooms to surround the crackling fireplace, snuggled up close together in warm sweaters while they grasp steaming cups of hot chocolate topped with mountains of whipped cream and...

    In the photo stands Befana, a frightening old witch which devours meals left out by children in exchange for presents. While most Americans settle for a traditional Christmas tree, there are many diverse traditions around the world.

    Wikipedia Commons

  • 2018 Court members give views on HOCO
    Activities

    2018 Court members give views on HOCO

    Niyati Hansaria, Reporter

    November 27, 2018

    Court Members / Pairing Meghan Kiese + Kevin Jacobson Hana Li + Malcolm Balles Hannah Sternberg (Queen) + Jack Anderson Hannah Prudlow + Jack Cooney Tallulah Nummerdor + Drew Seymour Brooke Barreda + Ben Blazei Kelsey Bennett + Pierce Bolden Mary Ellen Ritter + Mark Nemcek Hannah Quinny + Taral Jella Elise Joplin + Cole Nau (King) ...

    As a part of the traditional Homecoming parade, court members wheel shopping carts around the football field. Each Homecoming court pairing was given a shopping cart to decorate. From left to right: Tallulah Nummerdor, Hana Li, Kevin Jacobson, Megan Kiese, Mary Ellen Ritter, Mark Nemcek, Brooke Barreda, Pierce Boldin, Kelsey Bennett.

    Alan Herzberg

  • Boys Soccer captain reflects on season so far
    Sports

    Boys Soccer captain reflects on season so far

    Nicole Orejuela, Reporter

    November 14, 2018

    After suffering a heartbreaking 4-1 loss last season against top-ranked Whitefish Bay in the sectional finals, the Brookfield Central boys soccer team faced high expectations entering the season, along with a tougher road than anyone could have pictured. Entering an offseason after losing 11 graduating seniors the previous year, questions regarding...

    John Oberst ('21) defender for the Varsity soccer team, fights for the ball at the game against Marquette University. The Lancers ended with a score of 0-5.

    Alan Herzberg

  • Newsies cast and crew prepare for upcoming performances
    Features

    Newsies cast and crew prepare for upcoming performances

    Ananya Rajesh, Features Editor

    November 14, 2018

    This year, Brookfield Central’s annual production stems from the Disney movie Newsies. Initially a negatively received film, it was later adapted into a highly successful Broadway musical that garnered six Tony nominations and two wins. As the first high school in the country to showcase this production, the stakes for a phenomenal performance are...

    Ensemble members rehearse in the cafeteria. The cast in comprised of mainly girls, and they play male characters because the story is about paper boys. Hannah Prudlow ('19) comments on her experience, "I can't say enough good things about this musical. It is definitely going to be one of my best high school memories!"

    Hannah Prudlow

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