Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Two schools from Northbrook-Glenview School District 30 were given the honor for sustaining high academic performance for three consecutive years.
Northbrook-Glenview School District 30 has been given high honors by the Illinois State Board of Education this week. The district has two schools named to the Academic Honor Roll and given the 2012 Academic Excellence Award. Wescott Elementary School and Willowbrook Middle School are among 454 Illinois schools receiving the award. The schools honored all sustained high academic performances over the past three years. "Congratulations. The ISBE commends you and your faculty on all the good work required to sustain academic excellence in your schools," stated Chris Koch, State Superintendent of Education, in a letter to the school principals. On February 7, Wescott Principal Dr. Terri Carman and Willowbrook Principal Jill Weininger …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The Nov. 3 event is sponsored by Northbrook Citizens for Drug & Alcohol Awareness, with cooperation from local school districts and PTO’s.
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, …
Monday, December 13, 2010
A teacher, librarian and book-store-owner
share their top picks for presents.
Toys can be broken, clothes are outgrown or go out of style, but books are a gift of words that can live in our hearts and minds forever. Patch asked a local teacher, bookstore owner and librarian for their tips. Whether you are looking for gift ideas or simply for some great winter reading, here are a few suggestions. FOR KIDS Recommendations by Jessica Mann, Excel teacher at Meadowbrook Elementary School 1. Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini, picture book, preschool – grade 3 In this colorfully illustrated tale, Gritch the Witch sets out for Old McDonald's farm to catch some plump piggies. The piggies outsmart her, however, and send her off at the end with the Big Bad Wolf. The book is full of humorous references that parents will enjoy. …