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Love Is Out There

Love and kindness are out there.  They certainly were on full display at Willowbrook this week.  The Spirit Committee hosted a week of random acts of kindness.   With the help of the Kindness Connection, we made care packages for … Continue reading

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Buddy Benches

We know the importance of a kind and inclusive school culture.  We work hard to “Be Willowbrook!” and ensure that all students feel welcome and included.  Recess and lunch are times of the school day when students may feel left … Continue reading

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Kids Care Food Drive

October 17-21 is Character Counts! Week and our annual food drive to benefit the Northfield Food Pantry.  This annual event brings together the schools in District 30, District 34, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help School.  At Willowbrook, our food … Continue reading

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APS Best Practice Award

We are thrilled to learn that Mr. Barker and the Willowbrook Music Program is being recognized by the North Suburban Special Education District Association of Parents & Staff for a Best Practice Award.  This award is given for outstanding programs … Continue reading

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Kindness Connection

Have you heard of The Kindness Connection?  This innovative non-profit organization facilitated a service learning event at Willowbrook School today (January 6).  This organization aims to encourage volunteerism by providing fun and meaningful service learning activities for school-aged children.  Each year, … Continue reading

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Closing Ceremony

We will hold our closing ceremony today for the 2015-16 school year.  As you know, our theme was “Choose Kindness”.  In addition to the random acts of kindness that occur in our building each and every day… We ran a … Continue reading

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Creating Change for Pediatric Cancer Research

Willowbrook played an important role in philanthropy for Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  Over the last week, our third grade students led a coin drive to raise vital funds in support of patients and families, as well as build awareness … Continue reading

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Thank you for your service

We were joined by an esteemed guest at today’s Friday Flag Raising.  The Fliegel family shared their close friend, Sergeant First Class Bryson Briles of the U.S. Army with Willowbrook this morning.  Sergeant Briles currently serves as the Counterintelligence Coordinating … Continue reading

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#RAKweek2015

Did you know that February 9-15 is the International Random Acts of Kindness Week?  This movement aligns perfectly with this year’s school theme of “Choose Kindness”.  We will be encouraging students to help spread kindness throughout our Willowbrook community.  Teachers will … Continue reading

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Willowbrook School Report

Why are you proud to be a Wildcat?  How have you grown as a reader this year?  What does kindness look like at Willowbrook? Maple, Wescott, and Willowbrook School provide a “school report” to the Board of Education at various … Continue reading

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