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This photo, taken by JingMing Huang shows the inside of an airplane, indicating his flight back to America. Air travel has been the greatest cause of the spread of the Coronavirus due to the close proximity of people to one another and the recycling of air throughout the aircrafts.

Local communities greatly affected by Coronavirus

March 16, 2020

Brookfield resident JingMing Huang was visiting family just outside of Wuhan when the lockdown happened. He...

A variety of StuCo members pose for a photo in Target where they are buying gifts for families who cannot afford them. The 'Chirstmas Clearing Council

Behind the scenes: StuCo at Brookfield Central speaks about the Spirit of Excellence Award

March 16, 2020

This year’s Winter Pep Assembly doubled as an award ceremony for the Wisconsin Association of Student Councils (WASC). T...

New Elmbrook initiative: going paperless

Neha Ajjampore and Emily Otten

January 6, 2020

If you’ve gone to print at the library in the past few weeks, you might have noticed a poster behind the printer with a crying Paul Bunyan on it urging you to save paper. The disappointed lumberjack is the new face of the Elmbrook School District’s initiative to reduce paper consumption within schools. This new initiative...

Winner Sam Dawood's ('21) talent had a lot of anticipation and (arguably) a not-so-worth-it payoff. He spent a good portion of his time on stage setting up the minimalist drum kit pictured above. After he finally took his seat, Dawood had only one joke to share with the expectant audience:

Night to remember: Sam Dawood crowned Mr. BC

January 6, 2020

The clock reads 8:15 p.m. and the crowd is a hurricane of activity and high energy. A week of intense...

To the BC community: Mr. Gruetzmacher shares words regarding recent school shootings

Stephanie Chen, Head Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

Monday, December 2—a 17-year-old student at Waukesha South High School is shot by the school resource officer after bringing two realistic-looking pellet guns to school and threatening a fellow classmate with them. Tuesday, December 3—a 16-year-old student at Oshkosh West High School is shot by the school resource officer...

Redesigned safety protocol aims to strengthen school security

Sariya Banday and Pooja Manohar and Manal Nazir

November 8, 2019

April 20, 1999: a school shooting at Columbine High School drastically changed the way schools in the United States were viewed. No longer were schools associated with just desks, textbooks, and algebra tests, but also with gunshots, lockdowns, and dead victims. According to The Washington Post’s database of school shootings,...

Homecoming 2019 kicks off with lively assembly

Homecoming 2019 kicks off with lively assembly

November 6, 2019

Guy-Girl Dance The Lancerettes showed off their amazing performance at the Homecoming Assembly. The cr...

Kicker Charlie Bloom (‘20) starts off the game with a confident kick of the foot-
ball. After an exciting night, the game ended with a score 28-14, a solid win for the Lancers. The chant “We own Brookfield!” erupted from the BC student section.

An absolute win: Brookfield’s annual Gold Out game

November 1, 2019

“We can’t hear you!” This chant erupted from the lively student section of Brookfield Central...

Left to right: Nishant Namboothiry (‘22), Jonah Morioka (‘20), Michael Long (‘22), and Natalie Lara (‘20) rehearse their parts
for the future performance. The cast rehearses in the Black Box almost every day after school, singing tunes such as Topsy
Turvy and The Bells of Notre Dame. The rehearsal schedule becomes more rigorous as the premier date nears.

Depressing, fascinating, provoking, exhilarating: BC’s musical

September 30, 2019

As of the day this issue is distributed, the cast, crew, and pit orchestra have 55 days until The Hunchback...

The 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Wisconsin, BCHS alumn Amy Keane
(‘19), presents Riley Feng (‘20) with the title of 2020 Distinguished Young Woman
of Wisconsin. Feng will be competiting again in June. “I loved state week so getting
to go to nationals will be super fun,” said Feng.

Riley Feng, Distinguished Young Woman WI 2020

September 30, 2019

Distinguished. “Marked by eminence, distinction, or excellence,” according to Merriam-Webster. Or,...

Mittal and Reddy place 2nd at DECA Internationals

Janani Sundar, Editor-in-Chief

June 6, 2019

They become the second ever Brookfield Central students to place at ICDC.

Mr. Gillette directs Jazz 1 during their morning practice. The group is preparing for Bebop and BBQ, which will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 6-10 p.m.

Jazz band celebrates success at Eau Claire Jazz Festival

June 3, 2019

This year, both Jazz bands took on a musically inspiring trip to the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire...

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