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PTO Council Fund-Raiser Benefits Teachers
01/10/2019
Enjoy a parents night out for a good cause on January 26.
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NBJH students John Raub Jr., Jeehyung Yoo and Olivia Zhao shine in AMC8 contest
Students Prove Their Skills in National Exam
01/08/2019
It’s one thing to be good at math, it’s another to prove yourself in a national competition and score among the top 1 percent of your grade.
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5Essentials Survey
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Ms. Baque, Ms. Nordland, Ms. Adkisson, Ms. Russell and Ms. Sullivan all attended District 28 schools.
Experiences in D28 Drew Them to Teach Here
01/03/2019
Five Westmoor teachers find values, family in D28 schools.
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Foundational students and teachers pose with gifts
Snack Cart and Gift Drive Lead to Healthy Lessons
12/17/2018
The Foundational intermediate team and students at Westmoor School rolled learning and caring into one when they operated a ‘snack cart’ for teachers during the month on November.
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2018 Tax Revenues
Annual Tax Request Factors Inflation, Property Growth
12/17/2018
Property taxes make up 87 percent of the district’s revenue. It’s important to maximize the levy to be prepared for future unknown funding issues.
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kindrgarten students use iPads to record their thinking
iPads Increase Creativity for Students
12/17/2018
The Learning First initiative is well under way, and students are using iPads to demonstrate their learning in new ways.
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Five teachers and one instructional aid pose in the gym
Education Values, Focus on Students
12/17/2018
At Northbrook Junior High, there are five teachers and one classroom aide who once walked the same halls as students. They share common values and perspectives.
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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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Winter Concert Live Stream
Tune in on YouTube For Winter Concerts
12/04/2018
Live streaming offers family members near and far a chance to tune in.
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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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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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Give the Gift That Gives Twice
11/13/2018
Purchasing gift cards through the PTO Council Gift Card Plus program benefits family programs and the HOH Scholarship Fund.
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Preparing for Transition to High School
11/09/2018
Resources for parents of 8th-grade students to plan a successful transition to high school.
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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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Students get acquainted with new furniture in the library
News for the August 28 Board Meeting
09/03/2018
A series of interior and exterior summer projects enhanced the learning spaces and safety of school buildings.
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Sixth-grade students are smiles as they receive their individual iPads for the school year.
Learning First Initiative Improves Access, Innovation
08/30/2018
The school year kicked off with sixth-grade students and parents gathered on Aug. 27 for orientation and distribution of individual iPads.
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2018 HOH Scholarship Winners
Glenbrook North Students Recognized for Achievement
06/07/2018
Thirteen Glenbrook North High School graduates were awarded the Homer O. Harvey Scholarship in 2018, a fund sponsored by the District 28 PTO Council.
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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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