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Grade Level Newsletters, ABC Countdown, Tiger Athletics, 8th Grade Festivities, 8th Grade High School Opportunities, PTO Message, and Important Dates

Dear Parents and guardians,

It is hard to believe that we are entering the month of May! I am always amazed at how fast each school year goes by. 

Grade level newsletters for May
 8th Grade   7th Grade   6th Grade

ABC Countdown
The countdown to the end of the year has begun! Please encourage your Tiger to participate in this fun school-wide tradition. Here is the link to this year’s themes. 

Tiger Athletics
Please join us in cheering on our Tigers!

  • Wednesday, May 4 @Attea
  • Thursday, May 5 @NBJH

8th Grade Festivities
Our 8th grade students did not let the dreary weather ruin their fun at Great America. Everyone had a great time! 8th graders also enjoyed a sneak preview of Shrek at Glenbrook High School at the end of the week. Other events on the horizon are listed below.

  • Book Bash: 8th grade students will visit Winkelman on May 26 and our Tigers will read  stories they have written to the Wildcats
  • Graduation: June 6, 8:45-11:30 graduation celebration breakfast at Field and practice at GBS. 8th grade students dismiss at 11:30. Graduation Ceremony 7:00 P.M. at GBS

8th grade student High School opportunities

  • GBN Cheerleading
    • Tryout Meeting May 2nd @ 6:00 PMLocation - GBN Gym 108
    • Open Gyms May 2, May 4, May 9, & May 11 from 6:00-8:00 PM
    • Tryouts: (GBN Competition Gym) Monday, May 16 (Clinic Day) from 3:45-6:30 PM 

Tuesday, May 17 from 6:00-8:00 PM ,Wednesday, May 18 from 3:45-6:30 PM


Important Dates
May 6   Wind Ensemble Competes at Super State
May 11 District 31 bands spring concert
May 11 and 12: Spring MAP testing
May 12-14 PTO Restaurant Fundraiser at Kyoto Garden
May 17       PTO Meeting
May 24 PTO Restaurant Fundraiser at Jimmy Thai
May 24 and 25 5th Grade Visit to Field
May 26  Field 5K and Book Bash
May 27   Teacher Institute Day-No School
May 30   Memorial Day-No School

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at, 847-313-4451; or Mr.Cooper at, 847-313-4448. 

Thank you for your support and cooperation to help us make this a successful school year!

Dr. April Miller, Principal
Mr. Justin Cooper, Assistant Principal