The interim principal of Brookfield High School has stepped down. Dr Tom McMorran has tendered his resignation effective immediately. Superintendent John Barile says he's disheartened by the news, but that the resignation is unrelated to anything related to the faculty, staff, or students of Brookfield High School. McMorran, former Region 9 Supertiendent, took on the role in while Principal Marc Balanda is out on a leave of absence. The mid-October leave was not disciplinary in nature, but officials have not disclosed the reason behind it. Balanda is not set to return until January 3rd. A central office administrator will serve as principal as schedules allow.