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Math Program Review
Math Curriculum Revamp Underway
03/22/2019
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Kris Raitzer outlined an action plan to update the district’s math program at the Board of Education meeting March 19.
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'State of 28' Monitors Trends, Projects
03/22/2019
The district is in solid financial health, enrollment is creeping up just slightly and the student population is growing more diverse
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Greenbriari Ukulele Makers
Students Create Personal Ukuleles
03/22/2019
Greenbriar 4th-grade students proudly displayed the result of eight weeks of lunchtime and early morning work: their own personalized ukuleles.
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Kindergarten students use an iPad to share their learning
'Learning First' Thoughtfully Integrates Technology
03/18/2019
Learning First is a comprehensive plan to purposefully integrate innovative teaching and learning strategies with technology.
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Lion King Jr
Northbrook Junior High Musical Strikes Common Chords
03/14/2019
NBJH spring musical, 'Lion King Jr.' offer audience familiar story in a unique production
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2019 State Science Fair Qualifiers and Alternates
23 Students Advance to State Science Fair
03/13/2019
For the 8th year in a row, NBJH wins Best in Class at regional science fair.
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Noah Elmasry
8th-Grader Qualifies for State GeoBee
03/06/2019
Noah Elmasry scored in the top 100 statewide to qualify for state National Geographic GeoBee.
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Summer School
Summer School Registration March 8 - April 18
03/05/2019
Classes fill quickly for summer school, offered June 10-July 3.
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Dr. Kelly Sculles
New Student Services Director Starts July 1
02/28/2019
An elementary school principal who began her career as a special education teacher will be the new Director of Student Services effective July 1.
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Room 122 Book Reviewers
Student Book Reviews Offer Opinions to the World
02/20/2019
What makes a good children’s book? The second-grade students in Room 122 at Westmoor School want to tell you.
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IAR logo
Illinois Assessment of Readiness Replaces PARCC
02/20/2019
Students in grades 3 through 8 will be participating in the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) in language arts and math during the statewide testing window of March 11 to April 26.
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Behavioral Counselor Jackie Rhew
Jackie Rhew Talks Anxiety, Behavior and Parenting
02/11/2019
Behavioral Counselor Jackie Rhew, LCPC, CADC, presented a parent workshop on student anxiety, school refusal and parenting tips on Feb. 6.
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Childrens Author Aaron Reynolds talks to students at Westmoor School
Author Aaron Reynolds Shares Passion for Books
02/07/2019
Kindergarten through fifth-grade students were treated to a full helping of fun and a side of inspiration when author Aaron Reynolds visited Meadowbrook, Westmoor and Greenbriar Schools Feb. 5-7.
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Emergency Closing Information
Emergency Closing Information
01/24/2019
Several factors are weighed before closing school.
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Alumni Band Festival 2017
Alumni Band Festival, Teacher/Admin Collaboration Recognized
01/23/2019
Northbrook District 28 has been honored with two Advocacy in Action Awards from Music for All, Inc., a national music education organization.
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Ms. Barus, Ms. Robison and Ms. Verne all attended District 28 schools.
Community Draws Teachers Back to Their Roots
12/12/2018
There are 15 teachers and aides district-wide who sat in our school classrooms as students. We asked for their perspectives on how education has changed and why they chose to spend their career in Northbrook.
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Greenbriar Mentor Team
Fifth-Grade Students Trained to Resolve Conflict
12/04/2018
Greenbriar School 5th Grade students participated in a one-day training to be peer mediators.
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Students Work on Coding Programs
Fun and Games Part of Learning to Code
12/03/2018
Making a GIF or moving a player through obstacles in a game promotes understanding of coding.
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Opt-in to text messages
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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A volunteer describes business vocabulary
Students Get Introduction to Business World
10/16/2018
Several classrooms at Greenbriar School were immersed in the world of business on Tuesday morning, Oct. 16.
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NBJH students who auditioned for ILMEA
ILMEA District 7 Music Festival Auditions
10/10/2018
Congratulations to all the musicians who auditioned for the ILMEA District 7 Honor Band
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Illinois School Report Card
Changes Reflect New Federal Law
10/02/2018
Parents will see new information and a new accountability system when the annual school report cards are released by the Illinois State Board of Education October 31.
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Ms. Henry Explains a Student Self-Assessment
Teachers Demonstrate Power of Standards-Based Grading
10/02/2018
Three teams of teachers presented classroom examples on implementing standards-based grading to board members and parents.
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Budget
Budget Gets Slight Boost in Revenues
10/01/2018
District 28’s 2018-19 budget of nearly $39 million benefits from slight increases in property development and the consumer price index as well as stable state revenues.
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Students pack supplies for refugee families
Students Turn Thoughts Into Action
09/24/2018
Seventh-grade students learned about the power of story in reading Alan Gratz’s book “Refugee” and experienced the power they have to impact the lives of others with a supply drive inspired by the book.
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Students review photos from 9/11
Seventh Grade Explores Impact of 9/11
09/11/2018
Students spent the class looking at 9/11 photos and deciding if they represented hope or terror.
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2018 PTO Council
Volunteers Keep Programs Running For Parents
09/06/2018
The members of the 2018-19 Executive Board of the District 28 PTO Council held their first meeting of the year on Sept. 4. But the work of the PTO Council never really stops.
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Phone, text and email
Register for emergency text messages
02/12/2018
If you didn't receive our school closing message Feb. 9 as a text, opt in today.
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