PowerSchool Account Set-up
InfoSnap Online Enrollment 16-17
New Staff for 2016-17
Gifted and Talented Services
Coding Club Clicks for Elementary Students
There is a new buzz in the District’s elementary schools during lunch and recess this year.
Instead of heading off to the playground or indoor recess, 4th- and 5th-grade students in groups of 12 to 20 are heading to the computer lab once a week to have some ‘techy’ fun.
Read more and watch a short video of students in action.
Register Today for the HOH
The 9th annual HOH Scholarship 5K Run is scheduled for May 14. There is fun for all ages with a 5k Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Run. New this year, 5K runners will receive an official time with microchip technology. Awards will be presented to winners of many age groups from 1st grade to age 60 and over. Proceeds benefit the HOH Scholarship Fund, which provides college scholarships for graduating high school seniors who are NBJH alumni.
Rep. Schakowsky Visits 5th Graders at Meadowbrook
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky visited Mrs. Hitzman’s 5th grade class at Meadowbrook School May 3 after responding to a student’s persuasive essay letter.
Board Briefs from the April Board of Education meeting
Read about action from the April 26 District 28 Board of Education meeting, including:
Join the Fun! Sign up for the HOH 5K/Fun Run/Walk
Online registration is open until May 9 for the 9th Annual HOH Scholarship 5K/Fun Run/Walk, scheduled for Saturday, May 14. Race Day registration begins at 7 a.m. at Northbrook Junior High at an additional cost.
Board Appoints Director of Learning
An educator is returning to District 28 as Director of Learning. Stephanie Smith was the Gifted and Talented Coordinator at Northbrook Junior High for three years before accepting an administrative opportunity in Arlington Heights District 25 last year.
Board Appoints Westmoor Principal
The Board of Education appointed Mary Sturgill as the new principal of Westmoor School, effective July 1, 2016.
Teacher Recognized for Commitment to Special Ed Students
Westmoor School Special Education Teacher Katie Trier was awarded an Annie Award by The Chasing Hope Foundation for outstanding dedication to her students.
District 28 Receives National Music Education Award
District 28 is one of seven school districts in Illinois to receive national recognition for outstanding music education.
NBJH Team Wins Northbrook Quiz Bowl
Congratulations to the NBJH Quiz Bowl team for successfully defending their title at the Youth Commission Quiz Bowl, held Thursday, Feb 25.
Science Fair Showcases Student Curiosity
Do humidity and air density impact a baseball in flight? Are fingerprints of daughters more similar to their mothers than their fathers? Do acidity levels in oceans contribute to red tides that endanger marine life?
Students Excel at National Math Exam
Twenty-nine Northbrook Junior High School students accepted the challenge of taking the American Mathematics Competition 8 exam, (AMC 8), a 25-question multiple-choice examination.
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