After an intense game-ending 4-2 shootout, the Brookfield East Boys Soccer team finished their season as the Division 1 state runners-up. After the season concluded, senior defender Ryan Berghauer was named the 2023 Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association (WSCA)’s Player of the Year!
Brookfield East High School “Significantly Exceeds Expectations” with a score of 88.7, according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) who released district and school report cards this week. Additionally, the District's rating score of 87 is the fourth highest of 4K-12th grade districts in the state, based on 2022-23 school year data.
A new episode of Eduspeak is now available wherever you listen to podcasts. In this episode, we speak to Andy Farley, the 2024 National Secondary Principal of the Year about Brookfield East's journey to building a school culture rooted in growth and positivity. The episode also talks about how the HOPE Squad initiative came to be in order to help prioritize student mental health.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) announced that Andy Farley, principal of Brookfield East High School, in Brookfield, WI, is the 2024 NASSP National Principal of the Year. This marks the first time a Wisconsin Principal has received this honor since 1993.
Brookfield East Principal Andy Farley has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to receive the 2023 Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership! This award recognizes outstanding school leaders and the vital role they play in guiding students and schools to excellence while overcoming challenges along the way. The principals that receive this award are “committed to fostering successful, high-standard teaching and learning at their schools, and are dedicated to education as both a powerful and liberating force in people’s lives”.
Brookfield East sophomore Payton Haugen took second place at the WIAA State Girls Golf Championship on October 10! Payton’s impressive rounds totaled only 146 strokes between the two days of competition, just two strokes under first place. Payton’s score marks the best individual finish in program history.
Brookfield East Principal Andy Farley has been named one of three finalists for the Secondary Principal of the Year Award from the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)! His Finalist status highlights his leadership in work promoting academic and human excellence and student well-being. Farley, an East graduate himself, has served as Principal since 2013 and has built a school culture rooted in positivity, collaboration, and continuous improvement, and notably spearheaded the HOPE Squad initiative that has since expanded to all Elmbrook secondary schools and across Wisconsin, among other accomplishments.
Brookfield East High School has been recognized as a 2023 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education! National Blue Ribbon Schools are public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools that are producing outstanding results for all students. East was nominated for its exemplary work in closing achievement gaps for all learners, one of only three high schools in the country to be recognized for that award category. Brookfield East is one of eight 2023 Wisconsin recipients, the only Wisconsin high school to receive this distinction this year, and the first high school in Waukesha County to receive the award since 2006.
Brookfield East is proud to announce that 11 members of the senior class have earned the distinction of National Merit Semifinalist for the 2023-24 school year!
This year's semifinalists for Brookfield East are Johnny Chen, Irene Li, Katelyn Kosfeld, Shiv Muthupandiyan, Anubhav Parida, Blake Peplinski, Benjamin Saudek, Cooper Schwartz, Kathy Sun, John Tsagalis, and Edward Zheng.