Brookwood Jr/Sr High Newsletter



P.O. Box 130 Ontario, WI 54651 – 337-4401/fax 337-4759


Thursday, January 10th, 2019

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Lunch Menu for next week, Jan. 14th-18th:

Monday: Chicken Spaetzle Soup, Cold Cuts or Lasagna Roll Up, Garlic Bread, Milk

Tuesday: Schwan’s Pizza or Mushroom & Swiss Burger, Baked Beans, Milk

Wednesday: Build Your Own Chicken Wrap or Chef Salad, Dinner Roll, Juice Bar, Milk

Thursday: Hot Turkey Sandwich or Turkey Sandwich, Potato Wedge, Macaroni Salad, Milk

Friday: Ham, Pretzel or Quesadilla, Baked Potato, Baked Sweet Potato, Steamed Broccoli, Milk



There have been a few corrections made to our School Calendar that was distributed at the beginning of the school year.  Those corrections are as follows:

                January 21st is the Teacher Workday – No School for students

                February 6th is a 1:30 p.m. dismissal for students

                February 8th is the Teacher Convention – No School for students

                February 15th is a school day for everyone


The School District of Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton, in cooperation with surrounding communities and agencies that provide services to families with young children, will host the 2019 Child Development Day on April 23rd from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the Elementary Gymnasium. This will include a booth for registration for 4K.  To register for 4K, the children will need to be 4 years old before Sep. 1st. 2019. Families who have contacted the school in the past about their children will receive a letter towards the end of March with more information.  If you are not sure if you are on the list, please call Kathy Jones at 608-337-4420.  Families with children between the ages of 2 years 10 months to 4 years old will be invited to celebrate their children’s development.


Take a Coat or Give a Coat! – also snow pants, boots, hats, gloves, scarves, warm socks. All items are FREE and ALL are welcome!  Items are located at The Creamery (corner of Main St & Hwy 71 in Wilton).  ~Warm wishes from the Wilton Community~


A pair of children’s glasses were found at the Norwalk Community Center playground.  If you believe they are yours, please call the Village of Norwalk Office at 608-823-7760 ext. 21. 


The closing of school because of emergency conditions will be announced on the following radio and television stations:  Radio-WCOW 97.1 FM, WIZM 93.3 FM, WBOG 94.5 FM, WVRO 102 FM Television-WKBT La Crosse Channel 8, WXOW La Crosse Channel 19.  It will also be posted on our Facebook page.


                                           Upcoming Events:

             Friday, January 18th                                         End of 1st Semester / 2nd Quarter

             Monday, January 21st                                     NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS – teacher workday

             Tuesday, January 22nd                                    Start of 2nd Semester / 3rd Quarter

             Wednesday, February 6th                               Early Release for students @ 1:30 p.m.

             Friday, February 8th                                          No SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS – teacher convention

Ontario Public Library News:  April Arndt – Library Director –

  • & The next book group selection is Calypso by David Sedaris.Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.The book group will meet to discuss Calypso on Wednesday, Feb. 13th at 2 p.m.
  • & Coloring for Grown-Ups is back!Join us every Wednesday in January and February between 5 & & p.m. for Coloring for Grown-Ups.Feel free to bring your own coloring supplies or use supplies provided by the library.
  • & Do you have questions about your smart phone, tablet, laptop, e-mail, or other technology?Ontario Public Library offers Tech Help every Monday morning from 10-12.No appointment necessary!Make sure to bring your device, usernames, passwords, and questions.
  • & Parents and caregivers, are you looking for a great activity to get your child ready for school?Join our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Club.This FREE program encourages families to read to children before they enter school.Reading to children prepares them for school success and helps them develop a lifetime love for reading and books.Pick up a reading log at the library to get started!
  • & Are you interested in joining a book group, but can’t meet during the day?We are looking to start a book group that meets at night.If you are interested, give us a call at 608-337-4651 to let us know what time and day of the week works best for you.

Norwalk Public Library News:  Ken Kittleson – Library Director – 823-7473

  • & Hot Reads for Cool Nights starts Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019. Read three books checked out from this library, write three book reports that are placed in a 3-ring binder at the circulation desk, and win a very cook Hot Reads for Cool Nights mug!Hot Reads ends when the ten mugs are given away, because I know you will really want that mug for your very own.Hot Reads is open to all ages, but the books checked out, read and reported on must be appropriate by the age of the reader.
  • & The next Preschool Story Time with Ms. Drohman at Norwalk Public Library is Wednesday, January 23rd, from 10am to 12pm.Join us for open play, story time, crafts or activities, and parent resource sharing.Activities are designed for children ages 3-5.Younger and older siblings are welcome to attend as well.Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wilton Public Library News:  Gina Rae – Library Director –  435-6710

  • & The Wilton Public Library will sponsor a four session writers group to be held from 9-11am the second Saturday of the month beginning January 12th.This will be a hands-on workgroup, writing with prompts and giving each other feedback on their writing.This group is intended for those interested in productivity and perhaps even publication.If interested, please contact the library.
  • & We are gearing up for our 2019 Hot Reads for Cool Nights adult reading program.Review six books in 8 weeks to receive three incentives.Don’t let the kids have all the fun.
  • & If you are experiencing memory loss or provide care for someone with dementia, our Memory Connection groups might interest you.Please join us January 8th at 1pm as we offer opportunities for people to come together to share experiences, find support and learn about resources.A dementia specialist will be available.
  • & Our library book discussion group is currently reading The Crops Look Good: News from a Midwestern Family Farm by Sara DeLuca.This nonfiction book is a compilation of letters written by members of a farming family from Polk County, WI from 1923-1955.I mention it here because I think the book has broad appeal for our community.It is a nice meditation on family farm culture.If you’d like to give it a try, we have a couple extra copies on our holdshelf.It might be a great excuse to join our book discussion group which will meet on January 14th, at 10:30 to discuss this title.


Thursday, January 10

  • HS Wrestling hosts Hillsboro ( PARENTS NIGHT ): 7:00
  • HS Girls Basketball @ Bangor: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30

( Steve Vieth / DISMISS 3:15; BHS 3:30; Return 10:30 )

Friday, January 11

  • HS Boys Basketball @ Royall: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30

( Curt Brieske / BHS 4:35; Return 9:45 )

Saturday, January 12

  • HS Wrestling @ Westby: 9:00

( Jim Kuderer / Norwalk 6:50; Wilton 7:00; Ontario 7:10; Return 6:00 )

  • HS Girls Basketball @ Blair-Taylor: JV 1:00; Varsity 2:30 )

( Charlie Neumann / Norwalk 10:10; Wilton; 10:20; Return TBD )

  • HS Boys Basketball @ Blair-Taylor: JV 1:00; Varsity 4:00

( Curt Brieske / Ontario 10:10; Wilton; 10:20; Return 8:30 )

Monday, January 14

  • JH Girls Basketball hosts Triangular ( Cashton & Royall ): 5:30
  • JH Wrestling @ Necedah: 5:30

( Jim Kuderer – BHS 3:55; Return 9:00 )

Tuesday, January 15

  • C Boys Basketball hosts Sparta: 4:45
  • HS Boys Basketball hosts LaFarge: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30
  • HS Girls Basketball @ Hillsboro: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30

( Jim Summerfield / BHS 4:45; Return 9:30 )

  • JH Wrestling @ Aquinas: 5:00

( VAN / BHS 3:45; Return 9:30 )

Thursday, January 17

  • HS Boys Basketball hosts Hillsboro: C 4:45; JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30
  • HS Wrestling @ Necedah: 7:00

( Steve Vieth / BHS 4:45; Return 10:00 )

Friday, January 18

  • HS Girls Basketball hosts Necedah: JV 6:00; Varsity 7:30

Saturday, January 19

  • HS Wrestling @ Arcadia: 9:15

( Jim Kuderer / Ontario 5:50; Wilton 6:00; Norwalk 6:10; Return 8:00 )

  • C Boys Basketball @ Cashton: 9:00; 10:00

( Rob Ross / Norwalk 7:40; Wilton 7:50; Cashton 8:00; Return 12:00  )



WRESTLING:   Thursday, January 10

BROOKWOOD AGAIN HOSTS REGIONAL WRESTLING!!!                                                                                                                                               Once again, Brookwood is privileged to host the WIAA Regional Wrestling Tourney! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, February 9th, and we are again asking for your help in making it as big of a success as last year. We are currently looking for persons to give up some time doing tickets and working in the concession stand.  If you can help out, even if only for an hour or two, please contact Ken Clinton here at school. Thanks in advance for your help in making this event successful!!

YOUTH WRESTLING                                                                                                                                                                                                      Youth wrestling for Grades 1 – 5 will begin this Thursday, January 10 from 6:00 – 7:15.  Registration forms are being sent home with students, and will also be available that night.   


The Girls Basketball game vs DeSoto will likely not be rescheduled.  Sorry.