The years go by quickly & sometimes it’s hard to believe how fast kids grow up! As in previous years, parents of 8th-grade students will have an opportunity to share a baby picture of their child in the 2023-2024 yearbook. To be included in the 2023-2024 yearbook, submit your child’s baby picture by Thursday, February 29, 2024.
- Awards and Recognition
Drama Teacher David Downing is well known in the hallways of Northbrook Junior High because of all the activities he leads or is involved in. His passion for student performance and positive teaching style is something Music Teacher Anca Apetean recognized over the past eight years that she has been working with him on the spring musical. She nominated him for the Illinois Those Who Excel recognition program.
Northbrook Junior High presents "Singin In The Rain Jr." March 13-16. Tickets are available online starting Feb. 26.
Performances will be at 7 p.m. March 13, 14 and 15. There is a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16.
At the Board of Education meeting on Jan. 23 a 10-year Facilities Master Plan was unveiled; Strategic Planning is underway and Supt. Dr. Jason Pearson discussed snow day decisions.
At Northbrook Junior High, late January is the beginning of Science Fair season. For many of the students who spent the fall semester researching, documenting, analyzing a topic of their choosing, this is go time.
Saturday Jan. 20 marked the culmination of their efforts when they presented their research project and findings to a panel of three judges. The judges evaluate the oral presentation, the written work and scientific method of the experiments based on the Illinois Junior Academy of Science rubric.