Announcements

The annual Gold Out Game against Brookfield East is this Friday. Fans from both schools will be wearing gold to help raise awareness of childhood cancer and to support those impacted by childhood cancer. Elmbrook Community, We Fight Together! "Childhood cancer" commonly refers to any cancer diagnosed in an individual under the age of 18 There are 46 children/adolescents diagnosed with cancer every single day in the USA. That's more than two classrooms' full every. single. day. After accidents, cancer is the number one cause of death in children under age 15. There are close to 90 types of cancer that are unique to children and adolescents. "Childhood cancer" is not just adult cancer in a smaller body. They are biologically different diseases needing their own research. Of the Nation's entire budget for cancer research, only 4% goes to finding cures for childhood cancer. 96% goes toward finding cures for adult cancer (which in many cases, already have a better prognosis). Because of this, the overall survival rate for most types of childhood cancer has sadly not improved in decades. 95% of childhood cancer survivors will face a serious health condition by the time they are 45 years old. Together, we can find less toxic therapies to treat cancer in children. Brookfield-based Little Warrior Foundation has raised north of $2M in the last two years and opened two clinical trials for kids fighting cancer, thanks to the support of the community, including the Gold Out Game! High schoolers can change the world! Thanks for all you do.

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What: “Outer Space” Homecoming Dance

Who: All BCHS Students. Guests are welcome with a valid guest pass (see below).

When: October 8, 2022

Where: BCHS Aux. Gym

Time: 8:00 - 11:00pm.  No entry after 9:00pm.  Students who wish to leave the dance before 10:00pm will be required to call their parents or guardians.  

Dress Attire: Semi-formal

Ticket Sales: Tickets for the dance will be on sale from Monday, September 26 to Friday, October 7 via GoFans.  Tickets are $20 and include a Homecoming t-shirt.  Sizes will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis beginning on Tuesday, October 4 in the lobby outside of the cafeteria.  Students may only purchase one ticket and must provide a “Promo Code” to do so.  The promo code is the student’s school ID number.  Students who wish to purchase a ticket for a non-BCHS guest should follow the procedure outlined below.  

Students MUST bring their ID to the dance along with their digital ticket to gain admittance to the dance. 

Concessions: Water and light snacks will be available.  Proceeds will benefit the BCHS Choir.

Guest Passes: Guests must complete a Guest Pass and return it to the front office to receive a unique promo code to purchase a ticket. Tickets cannot be purchased without a code.  Please contact Matt Dapelo at dapelom@elmbrookschools.org with questions. 

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Are you interested in the medical field and learning about healthcare and medicine, then HOSA is a great club for you. HOSA is a career oriented club here at central that helps students engage in competitive events, volunteering, and seminars all healthcare related. HOSA is a great way to get involved in medicine early on in high school. The next meeting will be Wednesday (9/28) after school in Mrs. Bansal's room.

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Friends of BCHS Band Homecoming Chili Feed

October 7, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Enjoy dinner and live music, with a performance by the BC Band in the cafeteria at 5:45 p.m. 

Invite your family and friends to join you for dinner and live music in the BC Cafeteria before the Homecoming game. The band performs in full uniform at 5:40pm. 

$10 per person OR

$30 per family ticket.

Purchase tickets using this link.

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Brookfield Central will be hosting on-site admission counselors from the following schools: Carroll University (10/11), UW-Oshkosh (10/13), UW-Whitewater (10/20), and UW-Milwaukee (10/25). Admission counselors will be able to make a decision on your application in just 10-15 minutes. Applications must be submitted to before admission dates. Limited number of students may sign up. Sign up through the google form on the Student Services website or stop by to see Ms. Ferschl.

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Seniors and Juniors, are you hoping to learn more about financial aid and how to pay for a two or four year college experience?

Two upcoming webinars hosted by UW schools are coming up, but the information shared would be transferable to other colleges.

Financial Aid Basics - Wednesday, September 29th at 4:00 PM: Join the UW HELP team as they introduce the basics of financial aid, what financial aid is, and the different types of financial aid available:

Register Here https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3KWSBPXHR9G4MtF5GS_SAA

Budgeting and Financial Aid - Thursday, October 13th at 4:00 PM: UW HELP, along with panelists from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stevens Point, and UW-Whitewater, will discuss budgeting, the financial aid process, how to compare financial aid offers, and more:

Register Here https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_98CR2Rw_QlSQWqCrhJc9iA Registration is required for both presentations. Please feel free to share these presentation links with your students and their families.

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ACE – Animal Career Exploration

Ages: 9th-12th Grade

HAWS Animal Career Exploration (HAWS ACE) is a program for teens to learn about the variety of careers available in animal care. Members will get a chance to hear from speakers working in different animal-related jobs and learn what skills and training are needed to do those jobs. Veterinarian is usually the first career that comes to mind when thinking about jobs with animals. But how much do you really know about becoming a vet and did you know there are TONS of other animal related careers? Are you creative? Maybe you’d enjoy a job as a groomer. Good problem solver? Perhaps you could become a great dog trainer. Interested in law enforcement? What about a job as a Humane Officer? Participants will also learn more about HAWS and our mission, and get some hands on experience working with animals. Join HAWS ACE today! Meetings are held on one Wednesday a month per semester.  To register go to https://hawspets.givecloud.co/product/HAWSACEFALL22/haws-animal-career-exploration-ace

 

The education team at HAWS hopes you have an amazing school year!

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Work permit requests will be accepted Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

In order to get a work permit you MUST have ALL of the following:

1 - Completed Work Permit Request Form

2 - Birth Certificate OR Verified Baptismal Certificate OR School record showing proof of your age

3 - Social Security Card (You must have the physical card a photocopy or picture will not be accepted)

4 - Letter from the employer stating what you will be doing, how many hours you will be working and your start date

5 - Parent or Guardian signature on the letter from your employer

6 - $10.00 (Check made out to Brookfield Central or cash)


YOU DO NOT NEED A WORK PERMIT IF YOU ARE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

 

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