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Empower Every Learner
Empower Every Learner
Empower Every Learner
Politicians, board members, students, teacher rep and Dr. Meek hold the Blue Ribbon flag.
NBJH Blue Ribbon Celebration

Local state officials, a teacher representative, student council members and Principal Dr. Scott Meek pose with the National Blue Ribbon Schools flag following a Dec. 1 celebration.

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Drama teacher David Downing  in class with some drama students.
  • Awards and Recognition

Drama Teacher David Downing is well known in the hallways of Northbrook Junior High because of all the activities he leads or is involved in. His passion for student performance and positive teaching style is something Music Teacher Anca Apetean recognized over the past eight years that she has been working with him on the spring musical. She nominated him for the Illinois Those Who Excel recognition program.

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First grade students assemble meal kits for Ronald McDonald house in the Greenbriar auditorium.

The results of Greenbriar School’s first-ever weeklong, school-wide, community service project will require about 20 carloads to deliver, says parent volunteer Urmi Graft.

The school auditorium was transformed into a workshop where every class spent 30-60 minutes working on age-appropriate projects throughout the week. The results: 1,300 meal kits for Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn and more than 1,500 bracelet craft kits & handmade joke cards for Camp One Step, an organization that supports pediatric cancer patients and their families.

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7the grade student Nate Dawson shows his research project at the NBJH science fair Jan. 30

At Northbrook Junior High, late January is the beginning of Science Fair season. For many of the students who spent the fall semester researching, documenting, analyzing a topic of their choosing, this is go time.

Saturday Jan. 20 marked the culmination of their efforts when they presented their research project and findings to a panel of three judges. The judges evaluate the oral presentation, the written work and scientific method of the experiments based on the Illinois Junior Academy of Science rubric.

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About Northbrook 28

Northbrook District 28 empowers every learner to be an engaged, confident, caring and inspired citizen.

A Young Explorers student serves hot chocolate to a teacher during imagination station play.
Young Explorers

Our early childhood program is available to all district families with children ages 3 to 5 years old.

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A YE student colors in class
Students observe fiddler crabs communicating
Mission, Vision & Values

Our learners are empowered when they engage in learning, experience growth, become global thinkers and are supported.

Mission | Vision |Values

Students discuss literature with teacher.
Alissa Baque, kindergarten teacher
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