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Pledge of Allegiance
NBJH Class of 2019 Embarks on Next Journey
06/06/2019
On June 4, 207 eighth-grade students of Northbrook Junior High walked across the stage at Glenbrook North High School, received their diplomas and began the next phase in their life as high school students.
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Parent Voice
K-5 Parents Invited to Homework Forums
06/05/2019
K-5 Parents and Guardians are invited to provide input on a new approach to homework.
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2019 HOH Scholarship Winners
12 GBN Grads Receive HOH Scholarships
06/04/2019
Scholarship awarded to outstanding high school students are funded through the annual HOH5K.
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Joel Gallegos
Board Appoints New Director of Buildings and Grounds
05/23/2019
Joel Gallegos was appointed as the new Director of Buildings and Grounds, succeeding 25-year veteran Bill Gilstead.
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Standards-Based Learning 2020
Junior High to Return to Letter Grades
05/23/2019
Following a year of standards-based grading at Northbrook Junior High....
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Students celebrate world premiere of Nora Project videos.
Nora Project Builds Friendships, Empathy
05/21/2019
Through three visits this year, the typically developing students learned about what makes a good friend and created fun, inclusive activities for their 'Nora' buddies..
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Steen Metz speaks to 7th-graders about the Holocaust
Holocaust Survivor: Never Forget
05/16/2019
When Holocaust survivor Steen Metz talked about his time in a concentration camp, he had one request for students: share his story.
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Junior Band mallets/percussion
The Meaning of Music Education
05/15/2019
After winning the Best Communities for Music Education, we asked students what music means to them.
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Westmoor Library Committee at Book Bin
Students Add Voice to Book Collection
05/14/2019
School libraries get new books every year. It is usually the task of the librarian to determine areas of need and make the selections. This year, Westmoor School Librarian Tara LaCerra decided it was time to mix things up a bit.
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HOH5K Starting Line
May 4 Event Draws 350 Participants
05/10/2019
Nearly 350 runners participated in the May 4 HOH5K and Fun Run at Northbrook Junior High, raising about $10,000 for a scholarship fund that hands out awards every year to NBJH grads as they are preparing to attend college.
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Four students who won top honors in their categories display the school trophy
NBJH Brings Home State Science Fair Honors
05/08/2019
When it comes to science fairs, Northbrook Junior High School students have the right stuff to win.
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Math Program Review
Math Program Review Update
04/29/2019
The Math program is under review as part of the district's ongoing curriculum cycle.
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Builders Club members in 'spring' attire to kick off Rock 'N' Respect week
Rock 'N' Respect Week Focuses on Inclusion
04/23/2019
There is a group of students who are working hard to start an “Inclusion Revolution” at Northbrook Junior High.
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NAMM Best Community for Music Education
Music Program Receives "Best Community" Award...Again
04/04/2019
Northbrook District 28 has been honored again with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The District has received the designation four of the last five years.
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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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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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