Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kids Care Food Drive Reflections

Willowbrook School is a place of love and caring.  Our students are given daily opportunities to demonstrate citizenship, caring, and responsibility.  There are also times when our students extend their reach outside the building.  The Character Counts! Week and the … Continue reading

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Parade and Teal Pumpkins

Halloween is around the corner.  That means costumes, scary stories, trick-0r-treating, and a parade at Willowbrook School.  Our annual Halloween parade through the neighborhood will be held on Friday at 1:45.  Our students will exit the building and parade counter-clockwise … Continue reading

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New World of Work and Survival Skills

I have been reading about change leadership and innovative educational models lately.  One of the books I read is Tony Wagner’s “The Global Achievement Gap”.  Much of his research has focused on the skills our students will need to be … Continue reading

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Global Read Aloud

Have you heard about the 5th Annual Global Read Aloud?  I hadn’t heard of this exciting project until 1st grade teacher Aimee Neumann shared it at a recent primary teaching team meeting.  Her class is participating.  This project connects small … Continue reading

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Recent Examples of Student Wonder

Our students’ curiosity and wonder is stretching beyond the school.  I am so impressed with how many students have been inspired by our school theme of Wonder.  I wanted to share a couple of recent examples with you.  The first … Continue reading

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