Author S.A. Bodeen told Maple 8th graders that she has lived on a farm, in a Tanzanian village, & a remote Pacific Island. However, when she's penning 1,000 words a day, she "lives in her head." A good place, for an award-winning writer of 17 books to spend her time. #d30learns
Author Archives: CBrown
You may have noticed the students coming inside on Monday mornings this year. We have added a new event called the Monday Meeting. Our Monday Meetings are becoming a great way to start off the week with some positive words … Continue reading
What a whirlwind the first few weeks of school are at Wescott – but it’s great to have the one big family back together! Student and teachers are now into a groove and just a few pictures of the first … Continue reading
What a fantastic day for the 16th Lew Blond Run! As I “ran” the race I found many friends along the way – so glad our D30 community comes together every spring for a great cause!
This is the time of year when parents and staff begin thinking about classroom placements for the coming school year. This is a very delicate process, which takes into account many factors in an effort to create the best possible … Continue reading
To usher in spring doors have been decorated at Wescott – see the final projects here! Thank you to all participants and our Events Committee for organizing!
Over the next few weeks in partnership with the Village of Northbrook installation of a stormwater facility underneath Wescott Park will begin. This project will alleviate flooding issues of our neighbors around Wescott School and make improvements to the north … Continue reading
I get asked often by students, “Mr. Brown, what do you do here when we aren’t here?” They are referring to winter break, summer break, spring break, etc. It certainly is quieter here but one thing I do is go through … Continue reading
Congratulations to all involved in last week’s book fair at Wescott! There is no doubt that Wescott is a community of readers and you could feel that excitement each day of our fair. Certainly a little ice cream helps even … Continue reading
On Wednesday, I was happy to be the mystery reader for Mrs. Williams class. My five clues that stumped them were: 1. Has two older brothers 2. An excellent cook – according to Mrs. Brown 3. Drum major of his … Continue reading