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JV and Varsity gymnasts celebrate their conference victories on February 19. Photo credit: Brookfield Gymnastics

Gymnastics tumbles to top of conference

February 26, 2016

After taking fourth place at state (the team's first appearance in twenty years) in 2015, the Brookfield Gymnastics team is going for the gold in the co...

Is Gitmo a goner?

Anna Sipek

February 25, 2016

President Obama sent out a plan to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in order to persuade lawmakers to rewrite legislation, allowing him to do so. The strategy, made public this Tuesday, provided three methodologies for the secure removal of the 91 current prisoners: First, the 35 who were found "eligible for transfer" will be sent back to their home countries,...

When asked about the inspiration for her artwork, Mary Benetti said she

Brookfield East hosts annual ‘Evening of the Arts’

February 22, 2016

On Wednesday, February 10, Brookfield East held an event showcasing student artwork and performances by the choir, band, and orchestra. Many of the arti...

One dead man, two riled parties

Anna Sipek

February 17, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep on February 13, leaving both democrats and republicans scrambling for the vacant seat.  Currently, there is a governmental standstill, with a republican majority in Senate, a Democrat as president, and a 4-4 balance in the judicial branch. As President, Mr. Obama has the right to nominate the next supreme court justice; ho...

Latin Club prepares to compete at convention in Madison in late January. Many Spartans had award-winning performances.

Latin Club returns victorious from WJCL

February 8, 2016

From January 28--30,  Latin Club attended the Wisconsin Junior Classical League (WJCL).  After returning from the convention, Latin club advisor Mr. Lubb...

Zika virus threatens the future of humanity

Sean Glatch

January 27, 2016

Although the words "Zika" and "Zika virus" have been plastered over the news lately, a lot of people are unaware of the epidemic. Here's a brief overview of the disease. The Zika virus is a fairly mild disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. 80% of those infected never experience any symptoms, so tracking Zika is difficult. Yet, in 2015, the virus spread to South America,...

Seniors Louise Kiekhofer (left) and Mariah Miller sign their letters of intent for college athletics. Louise will play volleyball at UW-Milwaukee and Mariah will play basketball at Cleveland State.

Senior Louise Kiekhofer commits to UWM

November 28, 2015

On November 11 senior Louise Kiekhofer signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee next year.    Louise, who ...

Superintendent Dr. Hansen, Assistant Principal Mrs. Fellmeth, and Marquette President Dr. Lovell during the meet-and-greet on November 9

Marquette University president visits Brookfield East

November 14, 2015

On November 9th, a select group of seniors at Brookfield East had the pleasure of meeting President Dr. Lovell, of Marquette University. These seniors ident...

Sophomore Anna Mortensen tells sophomores Justin Parbs (middle) and Joey Reddin (right) about gains in educating student athletes about safe behaviors

Sophomore health classes educate Spartans about substance abuse and addiction

November 4, 2015

On Tuesday October 27th, Ms. Leupold’s first term health classes held the very first Addictive Behaviors and Substance Prevention Fair, presented in t...

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