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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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Cardboard Challenge to Benefit Blessings in a Backpack

May is a very busy time of the year.  Schools are “winding up” as the school calendar counts down.  We are running end of year events, and at the same time, planning for the coming school year (e.g., master schedule, … Continue reading

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#HonoringVets

We gathered this morning as members of a proud and grateful nation.  The sacrifice and service of our military veterans has given us the peace and freedom that we enjoy today.  We owe our veterans thanks and deep respect.  Our honored … Continue reading

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Spirit Committee Members Reflect on Food Drive

Article written by Spirit Committee members Madhura Chavan and Michael Schick.  Edited by Principal Carlson. One of the reasons that we do the can food drive is because it represents the Pillars of Character. Willowbrook’s Food Drive collected over 5,230 food items … Continue reading

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IPA Principal For A Day Program

In conjunction with Principal Appreciation Week, the Illinois Principal Association facilitates a “Principal for a Day” program.  This program matches state and federal legislators with local schools.  We were honored to host State Representative Laura Fine this morning. In addition … 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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