Author Archives: BWegley

Unanimous Recommendation for Feedback from Citizens’ Task Force

Do we spend millions of dollars renovating Maple School—our 67-year-old middle school—or do we replace it? This is the big question that a Citizens’ Task Force of local business, civic and educational leaders recently tackled. The group included both parents … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Task Force Convenes

Thank you to the District 30 Citizens’ Task Force, which convened for its first meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. This meeting included: Introducing members Sharing the charge of the committee – narrow options to implement the Master Facility Plan … Continue reading

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D30 Master Facility Plan Update

Our work on our master facility plan continues. To create the District 30 Master Facility Plan, our architects, ARCON, updated the physical assessment and completed the educational assessment of our facilities. Parents, students, and staff have participated tours, focus groups, … Continue reading

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Board Goals and D30’s Master Facility Plan

Without question, our schools are among our most valuable community assets. Our Board of Education understands and embraces its responsibility to ensure that our schools continue to be a positive asset in the future. After meaningful input and reflection, District … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year

It is my pleasure to welcome parents and students to the 2016-2017 school year! I have lived in District 30 for over a decade, and—as a former District 30 parent myself—I consider it a privilege to serve this district and … Continue reading

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The District 30 Echo

The District 30 Echo was created this year to capture the essence of District 30 and to drive strategic decision making as we move forward; we want these attributes to echo through and across our district. Enjoy our echo below, … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset & Grit

As a parent and educator, I constantly reflect on the challenges and joys of parenting. My children are nearly 26 and 23. As my wife Kathy and I have watched our children grow through the different phases of life, we … Continue reading

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Optimistic Because of the District 30 Family

I value our strong partnerships, the capabilities of our staff, the commitment of our Board of Education and Leadership Team, and I absolutely adore our wonderful students. This year is my twenty-seventh in the amazing field of education. I have … Continue reading

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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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