With around 10 students each in this year’s senior and junior classes at Brookfield Central School, the varsity sports programs struggled.
The boys and girls soccer teams played with no subs to start their seasons last fall; injuries meant the Beavers often played with just nine players vs. the other team’s full 11.
In winter the boys basketball team had under 10 players and there weren’t enough girls for a team.
At last week’s BCS Board of Education meeting, Board members, Athletic Director Sarah Abrams and Ron Pavlus, appointed superintendent as of July 1, discussed the situation.
Pavlus was appointed Superintendent and Elementary Principal with his contract running to 2026. Carrie Smith will continue as Director of Curriculum and be the High School Principal.
Jim Plows, who spent eight years as superintendent and this year on a part-time basis, will be fully retired and no longer working for BCS as of July 1.
On the sports topic, board members asked Abrams whether BCS should field teams with…