Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School News

BRAVO Performing Arts was honored with Outstanding Production for the 11th consecutive year during the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. The annual festival...

Updated Jan. 6, 2020 Dear District 97 Families, Over winter break, District 97 administrators were notified of three confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough) at Longf...

Salvador Martinez, an eighth-grader at Brooks Middle School, earned a gold medal at the Special Olympics state bowling competition, which was held Saturday, Dec. 7, in...

District 97 believes that all students should be challenged and supported to develop to their maximum potential. For children who demonstrate high ability or may benefit from&nb...

Please click here to access information about the tentative 2019 tax levy. District 97 is seeking individuals to serve as substitute teachers and substitute teaching assistan...

Dear District 97 Families, Staff and Community, On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released our annual School Report Card, which shows how we...

After participating in auditions that drew more than 1,500 children from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, more than 60 students from Brooks and Julian middle schools we...

District 97 is administering the Illinois 5Essentials Survey again this year to parents/guardians from all 10 of our schools. The parent survey is available now, and the su...

This is a reminder that all District 97 schools and offices will be open on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. In accordance with school code, we will recognize Indigenous Peoples&#...

Dear District 97 Families, For those of our families who celebrate Halloween, many of you are starting to discuss costumes choices with your child. Although students are not ...

The Village of Oak Park has extended the closure of the Home Avenue pedestrian bridge over the I-290 Expressway through Friday, Oct. 11. The bridge, which has been closed to ...

Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 will be hosting three additional community information sessions on their plans for&nbs...

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 ...