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Young Explorers Enrollment Open for Fall
02/25/2020
The District 28 Early Childhood program is for 3- and 4-year-olds.
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Mindi Rench, 3rd grade teacher
Literacy Studio Explained
02/21/2020
Parents wanted to better understand how reading and writing is taught in the district. We produced a video series to answer those questions.
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Author Dan Gemeinhart with NBJH students
Author’s Message: “Never Give Up”
02/20/2020
Author Dan Gemeinhart inspired students and told them to work hard, keep trying and 'never give up' chasing their dream.
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Students Excel at MathCounts
02/03/2020
In the recent MathCounts Competition, Northbrook Junior High students captured 4th out of 23 teams
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January Board Briefs
02/03/2020
Read a roundup of business discussed at the January 28 meeting of the Board of Education
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Boys Basketball Team Makes History
02/03/2020
The 8th grade boys basketball team finished out their season with the conference championship and 50-0 record for the junior high over three years.
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Students Qualify for Regional Science Fair
01/31/2020
Congratulations to all of the 52 students who participated in the NBJH Science Fair on Saturday, Jan. 25. This year, 34 students received a gold award, qualifying them for the Illinois Junior Academy of Science regional competition, which will be held March 7 at Niles North High School.
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Therapy Dog to Work in Student Services
01/30/2020
Greenbriar School will soon be more than just home of the Greyhounds, it will be home to a full-time therapy dog.
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A music class and Principal Dr. Ginny Hiltz celebrate Mr. Bartunek being selected as a Golden Apple Finalist
Greenbriar Music Teacher a Golden Apple Finalist
01/24/2020
Everyone can sing, just ask Jeremy Bartunek, the Greenbriar School music teacher.
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Top Scorers in the AMC8 Competition
Competitive Math Brings Friends Together
01/10/2020
Four of Five Top Scorers in a recent math competition are girls who are also friends.
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Math Forum Engages Parents in Review Process
12/12/2019
Parent Forums on math held Dec. 9 provided an overview of the math program review process and also offered the opportunity for parents to ask questions and provide feedback related to improvement efforts.
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Author Mac Barnett reads to students at Westmoor School
Author Inspires, Entertains Young Readers
10/15/2019
Kindergarten through third-grade students were treated to a visit from best-selling children's author Mac Barnett.
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Survey Shows D28 Schools Organized for Improvement
09/26/2019
Results of the 2018-19 5Essentials Survey show District 28 schools scored as well-organized or organized, the two highest designations.
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Emergency Closing Information
01/24/2019
Several factors are weighed before closing school.
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Text Messages Often Delivered First in Emergency
11/28/2018
In the event of a major snowstorm or region-wide emergency, text messages will be received much faster than the automatic voice calling system or email.
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