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Mrs. Brinkman joins the Spartans

Margaret Slavinsky, Editor

September 22, 2016

Mrs. Brinkman is one of the many new teachers at Brookfield East High School this year. She is teaching social studies, and is also the new assistant forensics coach. Question: What is the best part of being a teacher for you? Answer: Making a positive difference. My entire goal in life was to make a positive difference, and this is a very rewarding field. Q: What ...

Brookfield East Announces New Associate Principal

Anna Sipek

August 21, 2016

The Elmbrook School District announced Ben Westphal as the new associate principal for athletics and activities during yesterdays board meeting. He will begin his job starting the 2016-17 school year. Narrowed from a pool of many candidates, Westphal stood out based on his 20 plus years of educational experience. Superintendent Hansen praised Westphal and his years of dedication....

Lack of government transparency causes national strife

Tom Olsen

May 31, 2016

Throughout the week of April 18th 2016, president Obama visited Saudi Arabia with the intention to ease tension on an extremely strained relationship between the two historically allied nations. The U.S. has expressed disapproval of Saudi involvement in the Yemen civil war. The Saudi government counter argues by claiming their frustration with the U.S for lifting non-proliferation...

Change for $20?

Anna Sipek

April 20, 2016

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to replace slaveholding Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

Reza the illusionist comes to East

Anna Sipek

April 11, 2016

World renowned illusionist, Reza hailing from a small town in North Dakota,  bewildered his audience to raise funds for project graduation in the Brookfield East field house on Wednesday, March 16.   The show, which drew dozens of people both young and old throughout the community, made hundreds of dollars to benefit the students of Brookfield East. The show, accor...

Teachers and students dismayed by overly prevalent restrictions

Turner Tushaus

March 23, 2016

Teachers and students alike have long disputed the blocking of apps and websites  which has led to problem in the class room. The speed of the internet has affected the flow of class for many teachers around the school especially in the tech ed. department. One tech ed. teacher, Mr. Bloede, stated that “Usually during a certain part of the day I notice that the student...

Spartans skate to international competition

The Fon-Du-Lac Blades placed fourth in their national competition. Pictured above from left are Sara Kalupa and Erin Sankey.

Mary Slavinsky

March 21, 2016

Recently, senior Sara Kalupa and freshman Erin Sankey participated in nationals and a world tournament in synchro-skating.  Both Kalupa and San...

DECA team won multiple awards at the state competition. Pictured here from left are Danny Smerz, Joe Adams, Zander Roeschen, Anouska Sivaa, Katie Andrews, Malak Badwin, and Emma Woods.

DECA sends winners to nationals

March 18, 2016

Brookfield East DECA recently participated in district and state competitions, placing in multiple events.  The events available appeal to those of al...

Latin Club elects new executive board

Latin Club elects new executive board

March 14, 2016

On March 8 the Brookfield East Latin Club voted for new officers for the positions of co-president, vice-president, parliamentarian, historian, sec...

North Korean missiles strike water off Korean coast

Anna Sipek

March 9, 2016

Just hours after North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, announced the country was in possession of miniaturized nuclear warheads, North Korea sent two-short range ballistic missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula. South Korean Ministry of Defense reported the missiles flying from the Hwanghae Province, just south of the North Korean capital. The missiles traveled...

Abracadabra–Famous Illusionist to appear at Brookfield East

Mary Slavinsky and Anna Sipek

March 7, 2016

Do you miss those birthday parties with the magicians? Do you miss the wonder and excitement of illusion?   You're in luck!  Brookfield East high school will be hosting Reza, a world-renowned illusionist on Wednesday, March 16. The event begins at 6:00 in the field house. Buy your tickets now, because they will run out quickly. The cost for a ticket is 15 dollars for anyo...

Elmbrook Superintendent Dr. Mark Hansen (left) and State Representative Hutton met in the Spartan Union on February 26. They discussed policies to improve education in Elmbrook. According to Rep. Hutton, the conversation's purpose was to plan a March 4 meeting about

Representative Hutton visits Brookfield East with new education ideas

March 4, 2016

On February 26, State Representative Robert Hutton visited his alma mater for a meeting with Dr. Hansen to discuss education policies.   Rep. Hutton gra...

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