The Buzz at Westbrook School

December 11, 2020

From the Principal's Office:

Dear Westbrook Families,

Many of you have already completed parent-teacher conferences. I trust that the time spent meeting with teachers reviewing your child’s achievement has been informative. By the end of this coming week, the majority of conferences will be complete. Teachers who have scheduled conferences for early January have contacted parents to make arrangements. If you have not yet scheduled a time to meet with your child’s teachers please use this link to sign up. Please contact me if you have any questions or if you need assistance with signing up for conferences.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 please enjoy the virtual winter sing-a-long hosted by the district general music education team, specifically Mrs. Rebecca Connelly, Westbrook School. The link you will use to access this holiday fun will be released on Tuesday. Please watch for the link, sing with your family, and have fun!

Warm Regards,
Susan Woodrow

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Donations for District 57 Families

COVID-19 has presented many unique hardships and challenges for some of our family members, friends and neighbors. Some parents have asked if it’s possible to make a financial donation to help support District 57 families who are currently in need. The District has set up a system to facilitate this for anyone who is interested. We will distribute the collected funds to families, based on formal requests that are made. If you would like to donate, simply go to this link and please follow these steps:

  • Click on “Make a one-time payment.”
  • Fill in your student’s name, school and grade.
  • Click “COVID-19 Donation to District 57 Families.”
  • Fill in your information and donation amount, then proceed to the payment section.

Thank you so much, in advance, for your kindness and generosity.

Those who are in need of support can fill out this online form. Names will only be seen by select district personnel who are distributing the funds.

Thank you,

Adam Parisi, Ed.S.

Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations/CSBO and Treasurer

Mount Prospect School District 57

847-394-7300 x1003

Calendar Reminders

December 16 --PTO Meeting 7pm

December 21 -- Winter Break Begins

January 4 -- Classes Resume

January 4 -- 2021/22 Kindergarten Online Enrollment Begins


For book pickup before winter break, please have your books placed on hold on or before Tuesday, December 15th.

We are excited to share that library books can be placed on hold for checkout and picked up at Westbrook School! Families can place up to two books per student on hold using our Destiny Discover catalog.

The books will be pulled for students and made available in bins outside of Westbrook School.

Self pickup is daily during school hours.
You will receive an email when your books are ready for pick up.

Please view the following video and document for instructions on how to place books on hold.

Written Instructions - Library Book Checkout

Video Instruction - Library Book Checkout

Westbrook PTO Website

Please join the Westbrook PTO to receive the school directory!

Positions Available at Westbrook School

Are you looking for a little extra spending money? How about a way you can serve your child’s school? If so, consider applying online to be an instructional assistant or a substitute. The district website has the specific job descriptions and requirements. Here is information on how to become a substitute teacher.

If you are interested in being an instructional assistant, or substitute feel free to contact Tom O’Rourke at the District 57 Administration Office (847-394-7300 x1010) for more information, or please click here and start an application.