Sister Hailee (left) and Taylor Holberg enjoy a treat at the Reading Program table during the Orchard Lane School Ice Cream Social on Sept. 10 where, besides ice cream, parents learned about special programs and activities offered through the school.
Shaelynn Gartner, 3, of Milwaukee plays with a bin of Legos while children from throughout the area built structures for a large-scale city in the Mayfair center court as part of the mall's Lego store one-year anniversary celebration on June 8.
Darlene (Heidger) Tews (left) and Barbara Ernberg of the Class of 1955 pour over old group photographs and snapshots of their class at Greendale's Biggest Alumni Reunion Village as part of Greendale's 75th anniversary celebration on Aug. 9.
Characters and costumes of all sizes and ages wandered through downtown Menomonee Falls for the annual Scavenger Hunt and Trick or Treating at businesses in the Menomonee Falls Business Improvement District on Oct. 24.
Jaden Jones (front, left) plays a round of Mirror Me with Emma Kamm (back) while Callie Berkry waits her turn on the Riverside School playground on Sept. 5. Mirror Me, several other games and a map of the United States was painted or repainted by Riverside alumni Zoe Oskarsson for her Girl Scout Gold project.
Photographer Paige Rice (right in window) and gallery owner John Koron (second from left in window) greet guests to the Gallery 2622 opening for Paige's photography work on Feb. 1. Gallery 2622 features an artist for a month with show opening on the first Friday of the month.
Jayla Rodriguez hams it up with senior Mariella Manzamet-Schmidt at the two were on stage with other donors for the Wauwatosa West Locks of Love on Jan. 11. Jayla was featured in a video about the importance of donation towards cancer programs. For Locks of Love, donors contribute a minimum of 10 inches of hair for hairpieces for children with hair loss from treatment or medical conditions.
McKenzie Dettro, 4, joins in with 75 other participants in the Menomonee Falls High School Key Club's Zumbathon at the school on March 9 to benefit the Eliminate Project to fight maternal and neonatal tetanus in Third World Countries.
The rain stopped and the skies cleared just in time for Lakeview School's annual Jump Rope for Heart on April 26. Lakeview is the top fund-raising school in Racine county for the past 11 years, including more than $12,000 raised from last year's event.
Hope Franz, 10, helps her father Chris Franz distribute name cards and Brookfield East medalions to members of Brookfield East Class of 2013 as they wait to process into the fieldhouse for the June 9 Commencment ceremony.
Javon Russell-Parker (left), Jacob Schlmenz, Victoria Schlelcher, Amber Schroeder and other members of the Brown Deer High School Class of 2013 process into the new Novak Family Field House for its Commencement ceremony on June 7.
Karen Mahr Borchardt retreats from the flames consuming the home that she lived in with her parents and two sisters on what was known as the Mahr farm and orchards on 27th Street near the Racine County line. The house and a barn were used for training by area fire departments on May 30 before burned to the ground.
Maria Schmitt of Wauwatosa and her sons Trevor Schmitt-Ernst (left), 9, and Ian Schmitt-Ernst, 12, hold a picture of Officer Sebena during a vigil held for City of Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer Sebena in the Saint Matthew's Eveangelical Lutheran Church parking lot on Jan. 4.
City of Wauwatosa Police Department Reserve Officer Mike Jamrozy hangs blue lights on a tree outside the department on Nov. 26. Reserve officers on the department are hanging 1,200 blue lights outside the department in honor of slain Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer Sebena.
Toni Uhrich of Wauwatosa stands on top of the outfield fence to hang the American Flag before the start of the Wauwatosa East versus Waukesha North varsity baseball game on Dale Breitlow Field on May 25.
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student Lydia Sprain (right) attempts to block Whitman Middle School sixth-grade student Austin Ertl during a practice session in Whitman Middle School on May 9 in Wauwatosa. Members of the UW Whitewater Men's and Women's wheelchair basketball teams were at the school to both teach students about their sport and play against Whitman students.
Cudahy Police Officer Brad Summers (right) practices treating a stuffed dog for choking in a class on pet first aid held for law enforcement officers in the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department Training Academy on Nov. 19 in Franklin.
Jess Shaw of Muskego and her 2-year-old daughter Emily watch a multimedia presentation held as part an Ash Wednesday by Lakepoint Church in the Old Town Hall Building on the Muskego Settlement Center grounds on Feb. 13.
Three Peregrine Falcon chicks are held by ecologist Mike Grisar of Waukesha and Peregrine Falcon Manager Greg Septon of Muskego after the birds were banded in the We Energies Power Plant on the County Grounds on June 18 in Wauwatosa.
City of Oak Creek Police Officer Sam Lenda relates his day of work on Aug. 5, 2012, in the police station on July 31 in Oak Creek. Lenda shot Wade Michael Page after Page killed six and wounded four at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.
A member of the Sikh community and an estimated one thousand others look on during a Candle Light Vigil held outside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin to remember those killed and injured one year ago at the temple on Aug. 5 in Oak Creek.
Brookfield Central High School junior Raga Komandur, 16, studies for an Advanced Placement Chemistry exam as Kambrie Eagleboy cuts her hair in the school on Dec. 10. Raga was taking part in the Buzz 4 Cancer hair cut event to support fellow student Andrew Wernicke who has cancer.
Alan Herzberg of Brookfield stands on a ladder to make photographs before the start of the Brookfield Central versus Brookfield East WIAA Girls Soccer Sectional Final game at Brookfield Central High School on June 8.
A male Great Blue Heron passes a stick to its mate on their nest May 5 on an island in Greenfield Park in West Allis. A pair of Great Blue Herons are nesting next to each other on an island in the park's lagoon. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website Great Blue Herons grow to 4 feet tall and have a wingspan of six feet. Each year male herons choose a new mate with the female laying 3 to 5 eggs. On average Great Blue Herons live to be 17 years old.
Whitefish Bay High School volunteer Gerry Kasik sings the National Anthem before the start of the Whitefish Bay versus Homestead boys basketball game in Whitefish Bay High School on Dec. 10. Kasik has been a volunteer at the school for over 40 years.
Bridget Weber of Germantown cheers for Kettle Moraine Lutheran during the Girls Division 3 1,600 Meter Relay event of the WIAA State Track and Field Meet in Veterans Memorial Sports Field Complex on May 31.
Benjamin Sebena's parents pass through a phalanx of media following their son's arraignment on a charge first degree murder in the Milwaukee County Safety Building on Jan. 24. Sebena is accused of killing his wife, Wauwatosa police officer Jennifer Sebena, in the early hours of Dec. 24, 2012.
Alayna Gleeson, 5, of Germantown watches warm-ups before the start of the Germantown versus Whitefish Bay girls softball game at Kennedy Middle School on May 8 in Germantown. Alayna was at the game with her father.