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At the regular board meeting on May 21, the Elmbrook Board of Education approved the Administration’s recommendations of Amy Benotch as the new Principal of Brookfield Elementary and Carolyn Schroeder as Associate Principal. Outgoing Principal Erin King will assume a District role as Assistant Director of Student Services. All will begin in their new positions on July 1, 2024.

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Brookfield Elementary School “Significantly Exceeds Expectations” with a score of 92.7, 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. This data shows a growth from the previous year’s 86.6 score. Additionally, all of the District's schools received classifications of "significantly exceeds" or "exceeds" expectations, the two highest ratings.

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WCASS Awards 2023
WCASS Awards 2023

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).

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science bee students
science bee students

This month, five elementary students from across Elmbrook qualified for Nationals in the elementary-level Science Bee Competitions conducted by International Academic Competitions. The qualifying students included: Saranya Bhagavatula (Burleigh Elementary School), Cameron Drees (Dixon Elementary), Aarya Ghuge (Burleigh Elementary), Anirudh Sai Muralidharan (Brookfield Elementary), and Ananya Vaddi (Burleigh Elementary).

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ribbon cutting
ribbon cutting

On Wednesday, October 5, Newbery Honor-winning author Jasmine Warga visited Brookfield Elementary in promotion of her brand new book (released 10/4/22), A Rover’s Story. During her visit, she joined Library Lead Sara Field, Brookfield Elementary Principals, and Dr. Hansen for a ribbon-cutting in honor of the newly renovated library. Warga spoke to 300 highly engaged third through fifth graders at Brookfield Elementary about her journey to become an author, the research and inspiration for her new book, her writing process, stretching your imagination, and finding your place in the world. Jasmine was awarded the Newbery Honor for her book Other Words for Home in 2020.

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