January 6, 2023
Kindergarten & Preschool Signup Starts Jan. 17
District 30's full-day 2023-24 Kindergarten Program will be held at the following schools:
- Willowbrook School, 2500 Happy Hollow Road, Glenview, IL 60026
- Wescott School, 1820 Western Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062.
Kindergarten Pre-registration for the 2023-24 school year will take place online beginning on Tuesday, January 17 at 9:00 am.
In order to be eligible for kindergarten, your child must have been born on or before September 1, 2018, as evidenced by an official birth certificate or passport. Proof of residency in District 30 is also required, as well as the filling out of an affidavit form.
Please visit the Wescott or Willowbrook Kindergarten Pre-Registration page on the District 30 website for more information.
Visit our enrollment page for the pre-registration links and information on establishing residency in District 30.
If you have questions, please call Willowbrook’s school office at 847-498-1090 or Wescott’s school office at 847-272-4660.
The 2023-24 District 30 Kid Connection Preschool will be held at Willowbrook School. The preschool program is held 5 days a week for 2.5 hours a day and follows the District 30 school calendar.
The 3-year-old students attend the morning class and the 4-year-old students attend in the afternoon.
Preschool Pre-registration for the 2023-24 school year will take place online beginning on Tuesday, January 17 at 9:00 am.
Please visit our District 30 Preschool page for the pre-registration link, tuition information, and a list of documents needed to register.
Ukulele Club Starts Jan. 10 for 4th- & 5th-Graders
Ukulele Club is an after school club for 4th- and 5th-Graders. In this club, students will learn advanced ukulele techniques while having a forum to learn, create, and produce ukulele music of their choosing. 4th-Grade Ukulele Club will meet on Tuesdays, 5th-Grade Ukulele Club will meet on Thursdays.
If your child is interested in participating, you can sign them up using the links below. Registration will open on Monday, January 9 at 8 a.m.
Sign Language Club for 1st- and 2nd-Graders
Wescott is offering an after school Sign Language Club for 1st- and 2nd-grade students.
The 1st-grade club will be on Thursdays from 3:10 to 4:10 p.m. beginning January 26, running roughly eight weeks through March 23. (The week of Parent Teacher Conferences, we will NOT meet).
The 2nd-grade club will be on Tuesdays from 3:10 to 4:10 p.m., beginning January 31, running roughly eight weeks through March 21.
Membership is limited to 12 students per grade level. Students will learn to finger sign the alphabet and learn signs for other vocabulary including numbers, colors, animals, foods and more.
Participation is on a first come, first served basis, with priority given to students who have not participated in an after-school club this year. Parents will be required to arrange transportation of their children from school grounds. Since crossing guards are not on duty, any student who walks home needs parental permission.
Summer School 2023 Dates & Information
Mark your calendars for the 2023 District 30 Summer School Program! The program will run for five weeks starting Tuesday, June 13 through Friday, July 14. We will observe holidays on June 19, July 3, and July 4 with no student attendance.
Registration for in-district families will open in February. In the meantime, please visit our website and if you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay tuned for more information to come later this month!
Calendar of Events
PTO Ice Cream Day - pre-orders only
PTO General Meeting - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 13
HALF DAY OF SCHOOL - 11:45 a.m. dismissal
School Improvement Day
Monday, January 16
NO SCHOOL - District Holiday
Tuesday, January 17
Kindergarten and Preschool pre-registration starts online at 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 18
PTO Special Lunch Day - Once Upon - Pre-orders only
News from the Wescott PTO
PTO General Meeting - January 11
Please join us on Wednesday, January 11 at 6 p.m. in the Wescott Library for our second PTO General meeting. Dr. Brown and Mrs. Compagno will provide an update of the school and the PTO board will share what the PTO has planned for the rest of the school year.
Kids are welcome. Childcare will be provided.
International Night 2023
The long-awaited Willowbrook and Wescott International Night will occur on January 27. This fantastic celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs through 7:30 p.m. at Maple School. Students will have the opportunity to grab a passport and “travel” to booths showcasing different heritages, ethnicities, and traditions.
We encourage any child to participate in the fashion show parade that begins at 5:30 p.m. by dressing in their choice of ethnic attire. To participate, students meet in the small gym at 5:15 p.m. The festivities also include dance group demonstrations, a play and of course, activities and food samples celebrating the diverse cultures of District 30.
We are looking for volunteers from Wescott and Willowbrook school to assist with the set-up and clean-up of the event. Please sign up with the link.
Wescott Madness Fundraiser is Back!
We are so excited to bring this amazing fundraiser back this year! With teacher and parent involvement, there will be many parties and events that students can attend! We need parents to volunteer to host fun, grade-level parties. Please commit by January 31. Events can take place between March and June, TBD by the host parents. For more information and signup, click on this link.
2023 Wescott Lunch Volunteer Sign Up
The 2023 January-June Lunch Volunteer Registration has limited spots available. Please sign up through this link. Thank you for your support.
SHIELD Testing - All Schools on Tuesdays
SHIELD Saliva tests must be turned in to your child’s school before 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.
Wescott - Tuesdays
Willowbrook - Tuesdays
Maple - Tuesdays
Throughout the year, packs with multiple testing kits will be sent home with your child
Use one each week and save the remaining for future use
Only return samples in the bag with the QR code and your child’s name
Instructions are available here and on the website at District 30 Health and Safety Guidance
Future supplies will be provided only to students who have participated in testing, therefore, hold onto your supplies if you think you may use them at some point
Please reach out to your school’s Health Office should you need additional supplies
Opt-Out of SHIELD Testing
Contact Lauren Schulman email@example.com
Return testing supplies to your child’s school
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School Hours are 8:40 am to 3:10 pm.
Half day dismissal time is 11:45 am.
Main office: 847-272-4660
Health/Attendance Office: 847-400-8760
Location: 1820 Western Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062, USA