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Number Talks in Mrs. O'Brien's room
Number Talks Help Develop Mathmaticians
11/14/2019
An instructional strategy being implemented across grades K-5 is intended to build math and communication skills in students.
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Attendance Adds to Veterans Day Ceremony
11/11/2019
With Veterans Day an attendance day this year, all Northbrook Junior High students had an opportunity to participate in the annual observance sponsored by the American Legion Post 791.
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Spurgeon's Academy classroom
Family, District 28 Recognized for Impact on Children
11/05/2019
The Fridmans visited District 28’s sister school, Spurgeon’s Academy last July.
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Illinois Report Card
School Report Cards Reflect Growth, Quality Environment
10/30/2019
The Illinois State Board of Education released the annual school report card on Oct. 30, 2019, which measures district and school progress on a wide range of educational goals. District 28 results show steady growth in student performance and a quality school environment.
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Illinois Assessment of Readiness
Math, English Scores Improve Across Grades
10/24/2019
Preliminary results of the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) that was administered to third- through eighth-grade students in March and April of 2019 show student growth in each subject and school.
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Educators Focus on Language Arts, Math
10/24/2019
The district principals provided examples of what was done last year as well as work this year to improve teaching and learning at the Oct. 22 Board of Education meeting.
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College Board
NBJH Focuses on Preparing Students for PSAT 8/9
10/24/2019
The junior high has implemented several steps this year to help ensure students are ready for the PSAT 8/9 assessment for high school
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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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ILMEA musician finalists
Four Students to Perform at ILMEA Events
10/01/2019
Four NBJH students were selected by audition to perform at the ILMEA District 7 concert Nov. 23.
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Revenues by Source
2019-20 Budget Provides New Classroom Resources, Technology
09/26/2019
The Board of Education approved a $43.3 million spending budget for the 2019-20 school year with student programs at the forefront and building improvements being financed with existing fund reserves.
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Ms. Streips is a 7th grade social studies teacher
Inquiry Paves the Path to Social Studies
09/26/2019
The new social studies curriculum is intended to weave inquiry and literacy skills, with course content in civics, geography, economics and history in a way that engages students to think critically and consider multiple perspectives.
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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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PSAT 8/9
PSAT 8/9 Information for 8th-Grade Families
09/25/2019
A 20-minute recording by a member of the College Board explains the PSAT 8/9 for our 8th grade families.
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Emergency Closing Information
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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