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school supply kitslocker setupWelcome greeting at classroomwriting assignment on the first day of school

School Supply Kits purchased through the PTO

Moving day -- setting up lockers

Welcome greeting at a classroom

Writing assignment on the first day of school.


If you signed up for bus service before August 1, watch your mailbox for a letter from District 28 with route, bus stop and bus pass information. The letters were mailed on Aug. 13.

If you registered after Aug. 1, your student is being placed on a route and you will receive route information individually as soon as possible.

New This Year

As a convenience to parents, student bus passes will be available at the district office on Monday, Aug. 19 and at Meet the Teacher on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Previously, bus passes were distributed at the First Student bus barn. Student bus passes for elementary students are being distributed at the district office, which is located on the east end of Northbrook Junior High, 1475 Maple Ave. on Monday, Aug. 19 at the following times:

  • Greenbriar: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Meadowbrook: 11:30-12:30 p.m.
  • Westmoor: 2 -3 p.m.
  • Anyone: 4-6 p.m.


Parents who unable to come on Monday can pick them up during Meet the Teacher Tuesday or on the first day of school.

Important Back to School Dates

Aug. 06 - 4:30 p.m. AM Young Explorers Kickoff event @ WM; PM Young Explorers Kickoff at 6 p.m.
Aug. 14 - 6 p.m. Meadowbrook New Family Orientation
Aug. 15 - 8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. 6th grade/new student orientation, 3-5 p.m. 7th and 8th grade pick up schedules and school supplies.
Aug. 19 - 12:30 p.m. Meadowbrook Kindergarten Meet the Teacher & PTO Headquarters
Aug. 19 - 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Westmoor Kindergarten Meet the Teache
Aug. 20 10:45 a.m. Greenbriar Kindergarten Meet the Teacher
Aug. 20 Noon Meadowbrook Room Parent Meeting
Aug. 20 - 12:45 p.m. Greenbriar Room Parent Meeting
Aug. 20 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Meet the Teacher & PTO Headquarters for Grades 1-5 at all three elementary schools 
Aug. 21 - First Day of School K-8!

*For additional dates, please visit the school calendar page.

Important Forms and policies
2019-20 Calendar at a Glance

Student Handbook
Practices, procedures, and policies that guide the day-to-day operations of our schools. This document also includes behavior policy, harassment policy, and parental notifications.

NBJH Lunch menus and payments

Health Services

Required Health Exams and Forms
Concussion Information
Food Allergy Awareness
Health Forms
Illnesses and Accidents at School

School Supply Lists

Greenbriar School Supply List
Meadowbrook School
Westmoor School
Northbrook Junior High

Before- and After-School Care

KidCare is the District's before and after-school care program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The goal of the program is to provide a fun, safe environment, with opportunities including crafts, games, and study time. Students also participate in physical activities while having time to play outside each day, weather permitting. Register by Aug. 10 to guarantee a spot. See the scheduling options and sign up today.