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Drama Teacher David Downing
Drama Teacher Receives State Recognition
09/22/2020
NBJH Drama Teacher Downing is being recognized by the Illinois Theatre Association with the 2020 Award of Honor.
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Remote Learning Academy
RLA Pickup Days and MAP Testing
09/21/2020
Information on the Materials Pickup and MAP for RLA students
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Budget Covers New Materials, Pandemic Expenses
08/04/2020
The 2020-21 proposed budget increases spending by 5.82% from last year’s budget to cover increases for instructional materials, expenses related to the pandemic, and annual salary and benefits increases.
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Back to School
Dr. Hewitt Outlines Reopening Planning
07/17/2020
Dr. Hewitt outlines parent choices and school plans for reopening schools.
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Back to school 2020 Safe and Healthy
State Releases School Reopening Guidelines
06/24/2020
Superintendent Dr. Larry Hewitt outlines district efforts and state guidelines to reopen schools.
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Return-to-School Planning Underway
06/12/2020
Two task forces of teachers and administrators, one focusing on Health and Safety, the other on Teaching and Learning, are meeting weekly to review best practices and the ever-evolving health and safety guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
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District 28 Empower Every Learning
Message from Dr. Hewitt
06/04/2020
Our hope… our dream… is for our children and for each of us to live in a society that confronts inhumanity, extinguishes violence, respects differences, welcomes diversity, and seeks betterment for all,
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13 Receive District 28 Scholarships
06/03/2020
Thirteen District 28 alumni who graduated last month from Glenbrook North High School were awarded the Homer O. Harvey Scholarship.
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Class of 2020
5th and 8th Milestone Celebrations Planned
05/19/2020
Northbrook District 28 principals and staff have developed plans to celebrate 5th-grade promotion and 8th-grade graduation
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School Supply Kit Orders
PTO School Supply Kits Are Hassle-Free
05/14/2020
Westmoor PTO is offering school supply kits to order online. Easy, convenient, and supporting the PTO all at once!
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Math Program Review
NBJH Adds Math Minutes
05/08/2020
When in-person learning returns next school year, Northbrook Junior High students will be following a schedule that increases math instruction minutes.
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COVID-19
Schools Closed for Remainder of School Year
04/17/2020
ON April 17, Gov. Pritzker announced that Illinois schools will remain closed for through the end of the school year.
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Music Program Receives National Recognition
04/09/2020
District 28 is one of just 19 districts in Illinois and 754 schools and/or districts nationwide to receive the Best Communities for Music Education Award in 2020.
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Picture book Read-Alouds by NBJH students
Drama Students Create Resource For Young Readers
04/07/2020
NBJH drama students put talents to work reading books for younger studeents.
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April 3 COVID-19 Task Force Update
04/03/2020
All of the agencies that are part of the Glenview / Northbrook Coronavirus Response effort strongly support strict enforcement of the Governor’s stay-at-home orders and physical distancing
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Coronavirus Updates
Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Order to April 30
03/31/2020
The District will continue remote learning until the governor lifts the stay-at-home order
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Coronavirus-19 updates
March 27 Community Health Update
03/27/2020
Health and Community update on the Coronavirus Response for March 27.
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Health Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
02/27/2020
The District is working with state and local public health agencies to monitor the coronavirus
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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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Boys basketball team celebrates their championship win
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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Regional science fair qualifiers
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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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
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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