Elizabeth Ellenwood, a New Berlin teacher (center), is consoled by a stranger after learning the New Berlin School Board approved an employee handbook without teacher input during an Aug. 29 meeting that drew protestors from both sides of the issue.
Looking through the sight of a 50 caliber machine gun in the bombardiers position in the nose of "Yankee Warrior", a WWII B-25 Mitchell medium bomber, during na Aug. 26 flight from Crites Field in Waukesha. The B-25 was on hand for the Wings Over Waukesha air show and offering paid flights. The aircraft flew six bombing missions from the island of Corsica during WWII.
Doug Holt, 87, of Mequon, relates his WWII experiences following a flight in "Yankee Warrior", a WWII B-25 Mitchell medium bomber, at Crites Fieldin Waukesha Aug. 26. Holt flew 35 combat missions as a B-17 heavy bomber pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a First Lieutenant during WWII.
More than 55 children in five age groups competed in the Menomonee Falls Optimist Club's first Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Aug. 26 at Menomonee Falls High School before the start of the Indian's season opening football game.
Jon Kavach of Butler grips the control bars of his homemade tractor as he negotiates a race course during a lawn mower racing event at the home of Marc Winning on Aug. 27 in Menomonee Falls as a fund-raiser for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Residents from the Brown Deer School District got a chance to view proposed plans, listen and be heard at the School District's Community Information & Listening Sessions at the MAC center at Brown Deer High School on August 31. The sessions were held to inform the community about various school facilities and open a dialogue that included the residents.
Jackeline Lopez and her father, Marco, arrive early at Franklin's Robinwood School to work out the last details for her to start as a new student in the sixth grader on Sept. 1, the first day of the 2011-12 academic year.
Jennifer Janowski shares a quiet moment with her son Benjamin in the Wauwatosa Catholic School gym Sept. 1, the first day of classes for the 2011-2012 school year and also marked Benjamin's first day in all-day kindergarden. Saint Pius X school combined with Saint Bernerds School to create Wauwatosa Catholic School.
Kendall Dickey (right) picks out a color pencil to work on a counting project with Elizabeth Hirsch (right) and other all-day kindergarten students in Ashley Vongnarath class at Tess Corners Elementary on Sept. 1, the first day of the 2011-12 academic year.