Monthly Archives: February 2016

Superintendent in Kindergarten

Did you know there is a long standing tradition of District 30 Superintendents substitute teaching in the classrooms?  It is just another one of the special ways that our school district “stays small”.   Willowbrook School welcomed Dr. Wegley to … Continue reading

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Kids Against Hunger Event

Each year The Volunteer Center collaborates with the Winnetka/Northfield Rotary, and The Winnetka Community House to offer all North Shore residents the opportunity to help feed over 100,000 starving Nicaraguans in a one day food collating event via Kids Against … Continue reading

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Soliciting More Student Wonders

As you know, this year’s school theme is “Willowbrook Wonders”.  We hope to spark big questions and promote greater curiosity in our Wildcats.  In the classroom, you will find Wonder Journals, Wonder Buddies, inquiry projects, etc.  Over the morning announcements, I … Continue reading

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Conferences are a great opportunity for parents and teachers to share information and develop greater understanding of the individual needs of the student.  It takes good communication to maximize student growth.  Education has been described as a “three-legged stool” – a … Continue reading

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