This month, Elmbrook hosted a K-5 Chess Championship with 35 students competing across all five elementary schools. The event helped to raise $805 in funds for the Ronald McDonald House organization.
Coach Jeff Bigler celebrated a major career milestone on Thursday, May 18 when his BC baseball team beat Brookfield East 10-7, marking his 500th win in his coaching career! Bigler has become only the 22nd coach to achieve such a milestone in spring and summer baseball across the state of Wisconsin.
The Elmbrook Education Foundation (EEF) presented a $40,000 check to the School District of Elmbrook for the Shared Theatre and Fine Arts initiative thanks to the generosity of the Schlifske Family Foundation and Elmbrook community. This check is in addition to the $80,000 awarded in February bringing the total contribution to $120,000.
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers visited Brookfield Central High School on Monday, May 15, to speak with 100 students and teachers from various Government classes about his career pathway to becoming Governor and his primary roles and responsibilities. Governor Evers highlighted his deep connection to K-12 education, first as a student, then science teacher, elementary and high school Principal, and then State Superintendent, which was his first publicly elected office that he held for eleven years.
Each year, the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS) accepts nominations and presents awards to outstanding people in the field of Student Services. On Friday, May 12, WCASS Board Member, Jeanne Siegenthaler, joined Elmbrook staff for the celebration of this year’s award recipients: Erin King, Administrator of the Year Award (Principal, Brookfield Elementary); Gabe Stuleanu, Personal Achievement Award (Senior, Brookfield East); Grace Patch, Personal Achievement Award (Student, Project Strive).
The School District of Elmbrook’s Board of Education confirmed the Administration’s recommendation of Megan Gray as Associate Principal of Tonawanda Elementary School at its regular board meeting on Tuesday, May 9.
The School District of Elmbrook is proud to announce that Brookfield Central Senior, Ananya Bhatt, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar for the state of Wisconsin! Bhatt is the sixth Elmbrook student to be named a Presidential Scholar since 2017, the most of any School District in the Country during that time period!
Chris Minchk is an Applied Technology and Engineering teacher at Pilgrim Park Middle School. Chris teaches a number of unique and engaging courses such as Innovators and Makers, App Creators & Video Chef. His work has impacted the lives of countless Elmbrook students since 2004.
On Monday, May 1, Elmbrook Schools held the 8th Annual Engaged in Excellence Awards Red Carpet Gala at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, sponsored by the Elmbrook Education Foundation. The event celebrated numerous individual and team finalists, alumni, 2022-23 retirees, and community partner honorees. A recording of the event is available to view here.