Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School News

Update: Sept. 4, 2019 Please be advised that students using the alternative safe walking route on Oak Park Avenue will be required to use the sidewalk on the east side of the...

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation and the James A. Gates Scholarship committee selected Stephanie Suerth as the recipient of the 2019 James A. Gates Oak P...

Brooks and Julian were among the 148 middle schools in the nation to be named Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for the 2018-19 school year. This is the sec...

District 97 families and Oak Park community members are invited to attend the district's second annual Community-Wide Year-End Celebration, which will be held on Tuesday, Ma...

Online registration for students who are returning to District 97 for the 2019-20 school year is scheduled to begin Monday, May 13. Below are the three steps that are required f...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 will hold four registration events this summer for new students enrolling in kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2019-20 school year...

Brooks Middle School will host a screening of "Angst," a documentary about anxiety, on Wednesday, May 22. The event will also include resource tables and a panelist di...

Based on the emergency days that have been used to date, the last day of school for the 2018-19 school year will be moved from Tuesday, June 4, to Thursday, June 6. Please note ...

On Feb. 9, District 97 earned first place at the West 40 Speech and Drama Festival for the ninth straight year. The district’s team, which was composed of studen...

District 97 has developed a new online Bullying Report Form that will help us improve and strengthen the culture, climate and sense of belonging in our schools. The concept and ...

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...