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District 39 Educational Foundation Raised $55K for Wilmette Schools

The District 39 Educational Foundation recently presented Wilmette School Board with a check for $55,000 to help fund projects for the District 39 community, according to its newsletter. The foundation is supporting District 39 and the Wilmette Junior High School science wing renovation through a private-public partnership of the Inspiring Scientist Fund, which will help... <more>

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Best In Show: The Minions - Andy Geier, Shannon Geier, Lisa Albrighton, John Albrighton, Dan Braband, Libby Braband, Lara Waechtler, Paul Waechtler

Trivia Night Best in Show

The Foundation held its second annual Trivia Night, Feb. 8 at the Wilmette Masonic Temple. Twenty-two teams competed in nine rounds of trivia with the “Best in Show” winners The Minions proving to be a dress-up success. <more>

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Say Yes to Improv

8th grade students at Wilmette Junior High School participate in the “Say Yes to Improv” project which was partially funded by the District 39 Foundation Gripp Grant. <more>

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Spring 2013 Gripp Grant

Tanzania Sister School Program (Central) Central School classrooms will be receiving Tanzanian artifact boxes to complement their Sister School Program thanks to a Gripp Grant from the D39 Educational Foundation. These boxes will include hand-crafted artifacts, maps, flags, games and many other items that will enable Central students to make personal connections with the students in... <more>

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Math in the Real World Speaker Set

The 2013 Math in the Real World speaker is scheduled for April 18 at WJHS. This year, Jim Dominik, Wilmette Fire Chief will talk about various ways firemen and EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) use math in their profession all the time. <more>

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