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Willie Comes Alive!

This morning was the debut of Willie the Wildcat – our very own mascot… in the fur!  Cleaning up from Lighted School House last night, Mr. Barker found an old dusty case behind some of his instruments.  When he pried … Continue reading

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Exploring School Community Through Drama

What does it mean to be Willowbrook?  Who or what makes a community?  What does it look like, sound like, and feel like?  These are some of the essential questions that our students explored this week with our Artist in … 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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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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Why is the library so loud?

Have you noticed that libraries are not as quiet as they used to be?  Maybe you have visited the children’s section of your public library and seen the movement and heard the play.  Sometimes, our substitute teachers at Willowbrook can … Continue reading

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Hour of Code

Are you familiar with the Hour of Code?  Our 5th grade students participated this afternoon.  The energy and excitement in the classroom was palpable.  With the help of our Technology Integration Specialist, students logged on and began using drag-drop blocks  and … 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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Field Day 2015

Mrs. Simek and Mr. Goss planned a successful morning of fun, challenge, and teamwork.  Our students rotated among a variety of field day events this past Friday.  Parent volunteers made sure everything ran smoothly.  Below are some beautiful photographs taken … Continue reading

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