Brookfield High School




Brookfield High School
614 Bedford Road S.E
 Brookfield, Ohio 44403
Phone: 330-448-3001
Fax: 330-448-3004
       Principal: Mr. John DeSantis
 
The High School Office will be open from 8:00-1:30 until June 14, 2017.  The office will then be closed until August 1st, 2017.  If you have questions please contact the Board of Education Office. Have an enjoyable and safe summer! 
 
 Senior Student Recognized!
Congratulations to Brookfield Senior, Ella Simcox for being nominated for the Young Women with Bright Futures award!  She is being recognized for her academics, leadership, and service.  Ella will be honored on April 1 at the Holiday Inn in Boardman by the YWCA of Youngstown.  
 
 
*Taken from the Youngstown Vindicator, 3/31/2017
 
Bowlers Qualify for State! 
 
 
Standing: Athletic Director Mr. Taylor, Superintendent Mrs. Taylor, Jessica Roszak, Samantha Neral, Christine Lowers, Kayla Haywood, Principal Mr. DeSantis 
Kneeling: Emilee Bebech, Hannah Williams
Seated: Michael Katko 
 
Vendemia and Bailey Qualify for State 
Brookfield Junior, Claire Vendemia, and senior, Xavier Bailey qualified for the State Indoor Track and Field Meet, which was held on Saturday, March 5th at 3:30pm at the University of Akron. Claire qualified in the 60 meter hurdles and Xavier, who qualified for the 2nd time, qualified in the 60 meter dash and the 200 meter dash.  Both athletes performed well and Xavier placed 7th in the 60 meter dash!  Congratulations, athletes!
 
Left to right: Claire Vendemia, Coach Adam Hughes, Xavier Bailey 
 
Bridge Builders Take First Place! 
Students from Mr. Reinsel's Physics Class competed in the Youngstown State University Bridge Building Competition on Friday, February 24.  The competition included two teams from sixteen different schools.  The Brookfield Team of Zack Crisan, Noah Gilbert, and Derrick Crozier placed first overall with a bridge that held 130.96 pounds!  Our boys not only finished first, but they also built a bridge that ranks among the best in efficiency in competition history!  Congratulations, gentlemen!  
 
 
 
 District Food Drive to Help BHS Student
 BHS Senior, Ella Simcox is doing a community service project for the YWCA of Youngstown. She will be collecting nonperishable food items from 2/13/2017-3/22/2017.  Ella is the 2017 honoree representing BHS for the "Young Women with Bright Futures" Award.  The food drive is to help Ella earn the Young Women with Bright Futures scholarship.  Bins will be placed in each school's office. Students can place their items in the bins.  Ella thanks you in advance for your help in supporting this great initiative!
 
 
Start with Hello 
Brookfield High School is participating in Start with Hello week in an attempt to bring students together against bullying and in favor of acceptance, friendship, and kindness.  Start with hello is a product of the Sandy Hook Promise, which has spread across the nation.  Over 2000 schools nationwide participate in thise weeklong event.  There is a different activity or challenge to students each day of the week.  Today, students wore nametags and were challenged to say hello to someone who they do not normally talk to.  Alex Smith, a speaker with the Sandy Hook Promise Organization spoke to the entire school on 2/6/2017 and offered strategies for students to meet and talk to other students.  Most importantly, he delivered the message that one person's kindness and compassion could be the difference in someone else's life.  Other activities during Start with Hello week include: Sitting at different lunch tables and eating with different people than usual, wearing the Start with Hello T-shirt as a sign of unity in the school, and posting nice things on other people's lockers throughout the building.  It is important for students to understand the impact their words and their actions can make on another person's life.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BHS Students Salute English Teacher 
The Lady Warrior Basketball Team played Champion on Wednesday, 1/25/2017.  The game was broadcast live on MyYTV.  The ladies lost a close, hard-fought game to the Flashes, but the story of the night was the student section's salute to Mrs. Jessica Gardner.  While pregnant with her first child, Mrs. Gardner was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Both middle and high school students, as well as some fans, joined together and wore pink in support of Mrs. Gardner.  Then, on 1/27/2017, the cheerleading squad hosted a cheer camp and halftime dance with elementary students. The cheerleaders and the elementary students wore Gardnerstrong t-shirts during their halftime show. Proceeds from the camp have been donated to the Gardner Family.  Since being diagnosed, Mrs.Gardner has delivered a healthy daughter, Savannah (born on 12/26/2016). Mrs. Gardner has had surgery and is set to begin treatment in February.  Multiple student groups, families, and staff members have stepped up in support of Mrs. Gardner in various ways.  She wishes to extend her gratitude for all the love and support that the Brookfield Community has shown her family throughout this process and she cannot wait to get back to work with our students!  We continue to wish her good luck throughout her treatment and recovery process!  
 
 
 Is It Worth It?
This question was posed to the students at Brookfield High and Middle Schools on 1/27/2017 when Camfel Productions came from Los Angeles, California to speak at BHS.  The presentation covered various topics, specifically decision making and respect.  Students took away the idea that they should ask themselves, "is it worth it?" before making a decision.  Is this decision going to help reach your goals or not?  If not, then a different decision should be made.  Brookfield Local School District thanks Camfel Productions for their presentations and their time! For more information about Camfel Productions, click here.
 
 
Brookfield Student Receives High Praise 
Congratulations to Brookfield Senior, Morgan Lay, who was recognized on January 14 at Youngstown State University for her artwork that was submitted.  Close to 50 schools participated in the contest and Morgan's work was selected among all the submissions!  Morgan has received numerous awards for various pieces of artwork, and has had artwork published within the last year as well. Congratulations, Morgan! Keep up the excellent work!  Watch Morgan receive her award at the bottom of this page! Catch an article featuring Morgan in the latest Review Newspaper! You can also view a Sharon Herald Article about Morgan by clicking here.
 
 
Brookfield Student a Published Artist! 
Congratulations to Morgan Lay, who has become a published artist in Celebrating Art’s national anthology. Her art was selected as one of the top 35% throughout the US and Canada. Morgan's published artwork is posted below and at https://www.celebratingart.com/.  The portrait of English musical artist, Zayn Malik includes a symbol, which means "mind" in Urdu.  Excellent work, Morgan!
 
 
 
2016-2017 School Calendar
Visit the link below to view the calendar for the upcoming school year! 
 
 
 
 
Morgan Lay Receives Art Award at YSU

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