Category Archives: School Events

Oh, Willowbrook!

Did you know Willowbrook has had 4 different school songs written over the past 50 years? The first song was written in 1971 by Lisa Arnold & Barbra Stern. The most recent version was added to our Friday flag raising this … Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year

The holiday excitement is palpable at Willowbrook School. At this time in the year, we are all trying to stay healthy and wrap up our units of study before the winter break. The teachers are trying to hold off all … Continue reading

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Willowbrook Story Project

In celebration of Willowbrook School’s 50th birthday, current students are collecting 50 years worth of memories from former students and staff. Do you know of someone who would like to share? They can click here to express interest in this project or … Continue reading

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If I Could Turn Back Time

The Willowbrook 5th grade gave an entertaining performance to students and parents this Tuesday. Their musical “The Time Solution”, helped us relive some school history. In addition to some great music and a zany script, the audience enjoyed performances from … Continue reading

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Character Counts! Week and Food Drive

We celebrate Character Counts! Week, beginning Monday, October 22. The Pillars of Character are something that Willowbrook emphasizes every week at Friday Flag Raising. Next week, we will recognize a pillar each day. Be sure to wear the corresponding color. Our … Continue reading

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Nadine Lee, a Willowbrook Historian

Most of the staff in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 know Nadine Lee as the Learning Enhancement Coordinator. She coordinates professional development, orders curriculum, runs the mentoring program, provides counsel to building principals, and more for the past 9 years. However, … Continue reading

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Patriot Day

I would like to thank the Glenview firefighters who took time out of their busy day to attend Tuesday’s Patriot Day flag raising. Glenview police officers Joel Detloff, Jim Foley, and John Calvey were also in attendance. Willowbrook parent & … Continue reading

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

The annual PTO Ice Cream Social was a big success, despite the rain. We fit nicely into the gym. Our PTO presidents welcomed everyone at the door. You might have even seen school board member, Jeff Zuercher, mopping the floor … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It was a successful week back to school. The Willowbrook teaching staff and I were thrilled to see the smiling faces of students as they streamed into the building. We welcomed 115 Kindergarten students and another 27 preschool students this … Continue reading

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Dance Party!

The Willowbrook PTO provided our school with another incredible artist-in-residence experience this week. We hosted 2 dance artists from the Old Town School of Folk Music. Over the course of 3 days, these artists worked with each grade level on … Continue reading

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