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2020

  • Upper School Musical Wins Jerry Awards

    Congratulations! Brookfield Academy's Musical Crazy for You earned the following Jerry Awards: Lead performance-Hannah Sportiello; Supporting Performance-Diana Marsan; Musical Direction-Tristan Strelitzer; Stage Management-Jacob Jonas; Stage Management-Ben Otto; and Spirit Award-Noah Godsell.
     
  • BA Student Selected for Prestigious Honor Choir

    Sophomore Edward Cook was accepted into the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) High School State Honor Choir. He was chosen from hundreds of students who auditioned and is now an elite member of this prestigious ensemble of the best high school-aged singers in Wisconsin. Students selected for the WSMA High School State Honors Music Project participate in an intensive four-day summer camp and perform in Madison, WI, in October.
  • BA Student Earns Perfect ACT Score

    Congratulations! BA is proud to announce that Junior Rhea Singh has earned the highest possible composite score of 36 on her ACT college admission and placement exams. An exceptional score demonstrates to colleges and universities around the country that students are ready for the rigors at the next level of their education.
  • BA Student Advances to National Shakespeare Competition

    Congratulations to Upper School senior Amber Simic for winning the online semi-finals competition of the English Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition! Approximately 20,000 students participated and Miss Simic is now among the final 60 students to advance to the national online competition. The ESU National Shakespeare Competition is a performance-based educational program that challenges students in the study of Shakespeare including critical thinking skills, public speaking, analysis, performance, and exploring universal themes.
     
  • BA Mathletes Earn Top Scores!

    Congratulations!  Our Upper School and Middle School mathletes earned excellent scores in the American Mathematics Contest! Andy Liu, Daniel Perelman, and Christian Hong scored first, second, and third respectively in the AMC12. Adrian Yin, David Roessler, and Krish Sharma scored first and a tie for second respectively in the AMC10. Andy Liu also qualified for the American Invitational Math Exam.
  • BA Music Students are State Qualifiers!

    Congratulations! Brookfield Academy music students received a gold or silver medal in the recent Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) solo and ensemble competition. Congratulations to our state qualifiers! Soloists Sabrina Arassi, Lydia Balistreri, Allison Courtright, Lucy Irwin, Leah Johnson, Stephanie Kanavas, Diana Marsan, Mira Santo Tomas, Hannah Sportiello, Rose Urbanski, Katie York, and Ashley Zhu; Upper School Percussion Ensemble Mike Kieckhaefer, Abe Martinez-Diaz, Ben Otto, and Liv Romanov; and our Women's Pop A Cappella Ensemble Sabrina Arassi, Lily Childress, Allison Courtright, Emily Courtright, Grace Griffin, Anushka Guru, Zanna Hughes, Leah Johnson, Stephanie Kanavas, Diana Marsan, Abbey Novak, Riya Singh, and Hannah Sportiello. 
  • Student Wins First Place Art Award

    Congratulations! Upper School student Karina Rodriguez won 1st Place (High School Level) in the Cesar Chavez Art contest! Karina's artwork has been featured on local television and she will participate in an award ceremony on March 8. 
     
    (Don't miss our Upper School art show on April 3 featuring this and other artwork created by our talented students!)
  • Two BA Seniors Awarded Herb Kohl Scholarship

    Congratulations! Seniors Andy Liu and Arushi Dhingra are recipients of the 2020 Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship! This $10,000 scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence in the academic arena, a high motivation to achieve, have displayed a broad range of activity and leadership outside the academic setting, and have shown strong promise for succeeding in college and beyond.
     
  • Students Win Writing Awards

    Congratulations! Scholastic Writing Awards-Wisconsin has recognized six Upper School students who earned more than 20 awards in all. L to R: Mishaal Omer, Gold Key, Silver Key (Poetry); Ziyan Wu, Gold Key (Memoir); Serena Suson, three Gold Keys (Script, Poetry, Memoir), two Silver Keys (Short Story, Poetry), Honorable Mention (Poetry) and special regional nomination; Emmalyn Bergman, Gold Key (Short Story); Leah Johnson, five Gold Keys (Poetry), two Silver Keys (Poetry), Honorable Mention (Memoir); and Ruthie Yu, Gold Key (Flash Fiction), and two Silver Keys (Science Fiction/Fantasy, Short Story). Gold Key works move on to the national competition.
  • Congrats to Lower School Geography Bee Winners!

    Congratulations to our top winners of the Lower School Geography Bee! Sahil Hansaria (right) won the competition and Evan Van Beek was the runner up.
  • Lessons About Freedom

    Brookfield Academy first grade students shared their insights about freedom in their first self-published book "When I Say the Pledge of Allegiance…" Teacher Debbie York initiated the project to help her students form a deeper understanding on the topic. Congratulations to our newest authors: Nityan Agrawal, Tuqa Alqwasmi, Isabella Berghauer, Krishna Karody, Myra Kilari, Audrey Klein, Langston Luttkus, Aryanna Mungara, Mohammad Nwilati, Decker Priebe, Siddhartha Ratarasarn, and Calvin Wilson.
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