Category Archives: School Events

Operation Gratitude

We are holding our Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, November 10.  The 5th grade Spirit Committee will be leading this assembly.  They will introduce Operation Gratitude.  Students are encouraged to write thank you letters to veterans and active duty service men … Continue reading

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GaGa Ball Rules

We are grateful for the Willowbrook Parent Teacher Organization’s recent gift of a GaGa Ball Pit.  This is a wonderful addition to our outdoor playscape.  Mr. Goss and Mr. Barker produced a short video with the rules of the game. … Continue reading

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Character Counts! Poster and Video Contest Winners

The Character Counts! in Glenview Committee recognized winners of the annual poster and video contest tonight at the Glenview Village Board of Trustees meeting.  The committee received around 500 poster entries and 60 video entries from 12 different schools.  Monetary … Continue reading

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2017 Kids Care Food Drive

October 16 marks the start of Character Counts! Week.  The students of District 30, District 34, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help are coming together once again to collect food items for the Northfield Township Food Pantry.  Visit twp.northfield.il.us/pantry and ccglenview.org for more information. … Continue reading

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Donation Drive for Nueva Ponce de Leon School

Willowbrook School is showing that character counts by collecting donations for a school in Puerto Rico that was severely affected by Hurricane Maria.  We are holding a a school & art supply drive for the week of October 10. At … Continue reading

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Play Packs

As you may know, Willowbrook’s school-wide theme is around PLAY this year.  We believe that play is essential for learning.  This is an opportunity for more holistic learning experiences – to find natural ways to include play in our day-to-day … Continue reading

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Authentic citizenship

I thought I would share a thought on community and citizenship that came to me this week while preparing for today’s Flag Raising ceremony.  As you may know, staff and students will recommend a student for a Character Counts! Award … Continue reading

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National Day of Service and Remembrance

Today is a special day in America.  Our students may have noticed the American flag flying at half-mast this morning.  We honored September 11 with an assembly focused on community service.  First responder spouses and family members were invited to … Continue reading

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Character Counts! Poster (and Video) Contest

The CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview Committee has announced their Annual Poster (and Video) Contest for 2017.  A sheet with contest information, rules and entry form will go home in backpacks today. This year, the Poster Contest is for students in … Continue reading

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First Day 2017

Happy New Year!  Welcome back to school.  It was very exciting to have the students back in the building today.  Mrs. Fetzer, Mr. Astudillo, and many others have been working all summer long to be ready for this day.  The … Continue reading

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