Monthly Archives: October 2015

Skills & Investment

Make no mistake, the primary and middle school years arm our students with skills and habits of mind that place them on a trajectory that will carry them through high school, college and into a career. This is exactly why … Continue reading

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Passion and Improvement

On Friday, October 23, 2015 Wescott and Willowbrook welcomed visiting author Pam Muñoz Ryan, who recently released her new book Echo. She shared her journey of becoming an author, highlighted how she spends her days as an author, and reflected … Continue reading

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Parenting Toward Independence

We are partners in raising our children to be quality, independent adults. Since I began teaching in Glenview in the mid-1990s, I have been amazed at the quality of our students. Of course, this is no accident. A favorite saying … Continue reading

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Loving District 30’s Family

The District 30 Family was one of the top themes that emerged from over 130 meetings that I had with staff and members of our PTOs. I was lucky to attend several events this week that illuminated the caring hearts and … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset Across District 30

Our Growth Mindset remains a staple of District 30. This is true for our students, staff and parents.  The last week in October contains an opportunity for our parents and community from which we can all benefit entitled Raising Digital Natives, which … Continue reading

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