Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School News

Hello Brooks and Julian Parents, I am very much looking forward to seeing you all at our District 97 Middle School Instrumental Music Festival on Wednesday, Nov. 7!   ...

District 97 Families: Please join us in reading our latest selection, "Whistling Vivaldi." Learn the myriad ways that threats to our identities exert a powerfu...

District 97 will be administering the Illinois 5Essentials Survey again this year to certified staff and parents/guardians from all 10 of our schools, as well as students in gra...

Dear Middle School Families, We are currently seeking parents/guardians who have time and are interested in helping us explore and assess how our existing master schedule str...

District 97 is committed to creating a learning environment that preserves, protects and supports the health and safety of all our students. It is with this important goal in mi...

In April, the District 97 Board of Education began working with its Committee for Community Engagement to collect feedback on the draft of the district's equity policy....

This year, District 97 is launching a campaign titled "We are D97." As part of this campaign, we plan to profile one student or staff member each month to help highlig...

BRAVO Performing Arts Academy at Brooks Middle School will put on three family-friendly Disney productions this summer, including two new pilots. Junior BRAVO, featuring...

The music department from Brooks Middle School earned high marks and won several awards during the Music In The Parks Festival held in Ohio May 18-20. The department's ...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97, River Forest District 90 and Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 are pleased to introduce a new mental health resource for...

On March 3, District 97 earned first place at the West 40 Speech and Drama Festival for the eighth straight year. The district’s team, which was composed of stud...

The District 97 Board of Education is currently in the process of creating a policy that will not only formalize its steadfast commitment to equity but also guide the work ...

The District 97 Vision is to create a positive learning environment that is equitable, inclusive, and focused on the whole child. As such, the middle schools are working on crea...