The following school notes were provided by District 28.
Worried about cyber-bullying? Unsure how to overcome sibling rivalry? Wondering how to raise a child who values success through hard work and isn’t overly materialistic? Then check out the annual Parent University program, scheduled to run from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Glenbrook North High School.
Professor and parent educator Char Wenc, M. Ed., will present the keynote speech, “Parenting Is Not For Wimps,” which will help parents understand the value of consistency in response to our children’s behavior – and how to achieve that goal.
Wenc is a professor in the doctoral programs at the Adler School of Professional Psychology and Loyola University in Chicago, focusing on child development, parenting skills, and interpersonal communication.
The event is sponsored by Northbrook Citizens for Drug & Alcohol Awareness, with cooperation from local school districts and PTO’s. The cost to register is $30. For more information, call NCDAA at (847) 272-7870.
Meadowbrook’s annual Pumpkinfest runs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday,
Oct. 27. The festival will feature an online silent auction, face-painting, decorated pumpkins for sale, inflatables and other games, food and a bake sale, raffles, The Spooky Store, “Drac’s Disco,” games and much more.
For more information on the event, please see the Meadowbrook PTO website.
NBJH Unplugged: Talent Night
“NBJH Unplugged: Talent Night,” a talent show and fundraiser featuring
Northbrook Junior High School students and teachers, starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2. Students and staff members have signed up ahead of time to share their non-amplified talents on the new stage in the small gym.
There is a $2 suggested donation at the door and concession sales will benefit the American Diabetes Association. Students will have an opportunity to read, sing, act and share other talents during this Student Council sponsored event, which will feature a coffeehouse-type atmosphere.