What's New

Summer School
Summer School Registration Opens March 5
02/21/2018
Summer School course offerings are now published. Registration begins March 5.
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PTO Science Fair and Staley da Bear Assembly
Kick Off Institute Day With Special Program
02/21/2018
Join Dist. 28 families March 5 for a special program at NBJH.
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Family Fun Day
Save the date for fun charity event
02/21/2018
Mark your calndars for a special day of family fun to benefit the Fred Outa Foundation.
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Guys and Dolls
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Michael and Tara LaCerra
Dist. 28's Own Valentines
02/13/2018
Michael and Tara LaCerra met 15 years ago when they both started
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Phone, text and email
Register for emergency text messages
02/12/2018
If you didn't receive our school closing message Feb. 9 as a text, opt in today.
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Teacher Feature
Teacher Features
02/06/2018
Get to know Meadowbrook teachers with these short profiles created by PTO President Julie Weinberg
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Peter Brown Visit
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ELC Becomes Foundational
ELS Transitions to Foundational
01/30/2018
District 28 will expand special education services to include
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8th Grade Girls Basketball Team and Coach Seifer
Conference Champs!
01/29/2018
8th Grade Girls beat #1 seed to take conference
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Wonder Wednesdays wordcloud
Wonder Wednesdays!
01/29/2018
Explore STEAM during lunch at NBJH
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Students demonstrate coding website
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Allison Lau poses with her project at the science fair.
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FirstView Bus App
FirstView Parent App Tracks Buses
01/16/2018
FirstView monitors bus routes, sends messages
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Alumni Band Festival 2017
Alumni Return for Band Festival
12/21/2017
44 alumni returned to NBJH to perform with current band students.
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Students participate in Hour of Code
Hour of Code Spreads Through NBJH
12/11/2017
During the week of Dec. 4-8, NBJH students were invited to participate in Hour of Code before school and during lunch.
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Ronit Shapiro is the district's first Instructional Technology Coach
Learning is Starting Point for Infusing Technology
11/29/2017
Technology ‘coaching’ never starts with the tools; it starts with the learning objectives.
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School Supply Drive at Meadowbrook School
School Families Respond to Help the Needy
11/29/2017
The month of November was a month of giving for Meadowbrook families, who donated school supplies and food items to benefit the needy near and far.
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Peer Mediators at Greenbriar
Peer Mediators Help Resolve Playground Conflicts
11/08/2017
There is a new team of students at Greenbriar School hoping to help their peers resolve conflicts and spread kindness.
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ILMEA Honor Band Musicians
Three Students Selected for State Honor Band
11/01/2017
Three NJH students will be performing with the top junior high musicians in the state Nov. 4 or Nov. 18.
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District assessments
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Budget
Spending Increases 1.7% in 17-18 Budget
09/25/2017
The Board of Education approved the 17-18 budget at the Sept. 19 meeting
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Analyzing invertebrates
Seventh Grade Digs Ecology Day
09/06/2017
Seventh grade spent the early release day studying the ecosystem in their backyard at Techny Prairie
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Ms. Seeberg and Ms. von Holst
Two new teachers were 2008 NBJH grads
08/28/2017
Two new 8th grade teachers started the year in familiar territory but in very different shoes – Rachel von Holst and Mary Claire Seeberg walked the same halls as eighth-graders in 2008.
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Stephanie Smith Quote
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