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Chemistry Olympiad challenges aspiring scientists

Harshman Sihra, Reporter

April 20, 2019

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Phosphoric acid can be manufactured according to the following reaction: Ca3(PO4)2 + 3SiO2 + 5C + 5O2 + 3H2O3CaSiO3 + 5CO2 + 2H3PO4 If equal masses of calcium phosphate (M = 310.) and silica (M = 60.0) are reacted with excess carbon, oxygen, and water to produce 1.00 103 kg phosphoric acid (M = 98.0), what mass of calc...

#Ready for it: BC DECA ready to take on ICDC 2019

Rajat Mittal and Stephanie Chen

April 13, 2019

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After a successful state competition, 22 competitors will be heading off to the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. These are some of the best DECA competitors in the state who have some big shoes to fill! Last year in Atlanta, GA, Grace Chialiva placed second in the world, which was a huge...

Things to remember for Solo & Ensemble 2020

Autumn Lee, Reporter

March 19, 2019

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1. The Basics To begin, WSMA requires a performer to prepare a piece--whether it is a solo, duet, trio, quartet--that is properly registered and picked from the WSMA festival list, which has pieces ranging from A class (highest level of music) to C class (lowest level of music). With this piece, the performer must have: ...

From Klingon to Spanish, NACLO challenges students

Harshman Sihra and Stephanie Chen

March 18, 2019

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“Saj lughaj tlhInganpu’ ’e’ leghpu’ ghoqwI’ ’e’ ghojpu’ la’ ’e’ SovTah tlhInganpu’ ’e’ SovTah DevwI’pu’.” Translation: the leaders know that the Klingons know that the commander learned that a spy saw that the Klingons have a pet. The above is an example from one of eight problems NACLO...

BC DECA members qualify for state at Districts

Emily Otten, Online Editor

March 18, 2019

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On the early Saturday morning of January 12th, 15 schools competed in the annual DECA districts competition for District 6 at Racine Case High School. DECA districts is a regional competition that determines which DECA participants will be able to go to state in Lake Geneva. Students compete for a spot in the top 2 of their...

Science Olympiad: a nerdy yet enthralling competition

Julianne Sun, Entertainment Editor

March 18, 2019

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On January 26, in sub-zero temperatures, the Science Olympiad team of Central piled into one school bus that was destined for UW-Milwaukee. They carried Rube-Goldberg-esque contraptions, handmade instruments, and binders stuffed with papers, piled into one school bus that was destined for UW-Milwaukee. Science Olympiad is an...

DECA officers share perspectives

Emily Otten and Harshman Sihra

March 18, 2019

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Because DECA state is right around the corner in early March, we asked three DECA officers and 2019 DECA state attendees about their experiences in DECA. Describe DECA in five words. “Preparing emerging leaders for the future.” Sami Krutz (‘20) “Opportunity to expand one's horizons.” Rawan Hamadeh (‘20) ...

Students succeed at science bowl

Niyati Hansaria, Reporter

March 18, 2019

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While many students spent the weekend before the end of the term prepping for exams, some BC students spent their Saturday, on January 12th, competing at the Regional Science Bowl Competition hosted at MSOE. Over 30 teams competed in a series of buzzer-round questions, with students all across Wisconsin looking to test their...

“Viva La Femme!: the DYW competition has commenced”

“Viva La Femme!: the DYW competition has commenced”

March 15, 2019

Fifteen young women stood anxiously on stage at Wisconsin Hills Middle School on January 12, 2019, as...

Forensics speaks out

Sam Patterson, Activities Editor

February 18, 2019

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In the solo serious room, silence ensues after a speech on the conflicting perspectives of gun violence. The judge’s pencil scribbles across the evaluation sheet, breaking the tension with a simple noise. “W116,” the judge says, her voice vacant of inflection. I pull off my coat and hobble to the front, my heart beating...

Senior Eren Wolf reflects on experiences within the musical program

Senior Eren Wolf reflects on experiences within the musical program

January 3, 2019

“I wore a muscle shirt on purpose to the audition,” says senior Eren Wolf, recounting her audition...

Applause “Holiday Kickoff” brings holiday cheer to many

Applause “Holiday Kickoff” brings holiday cheer to many

December 30, 2018

Along with sports and academia, the fine arts have always been a big piece of Brookfield Central’s...

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