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District 2:25 Update: November 12, 2019
Highlights from the November 12, 2019 Board of Education meeting
GBN junior finds self-expression, enlightenment through artwork
Dean Kousiounelos, a junior at GBN, has been refining his artistic skills for his entire life.
Glenbrooks release fall community newsletter
The Glenbrooks, a community newsletter, was recently mailed to every household within district boundaries.

 
District 2:25 Update: October 21, 2019
Highlights from the October 21, 2019 Board of Education meeting
 
GBS senior participates in Youth Leadership Institute, makes connections

Passionate about advocating for freedom of self-expression, Glenbrook South senior Iandivi Peralta was encouraged by her AP Spanish teacher Mr. Zamora to apply for a coveted spot in the Youth Leadership Institute hosted by the Hispanic Leadership Fund and was accepted.





 

District goals for 2019-20
Each year, the Board of Education and Superintendent work together to develop District Goals, which help determine priorities, guide planning, and promote fiscally responsible use of resources.
District 2:25 Update: September 23, 2019

Highlights from the September 23, 2019 Board of Education meeting

Board approves budget for 2019-20
At a regular meeting on September 23, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education approved the budget for 2019-20.
District 2:25 Update: September 9, 2019
Highlights from the September 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting
 
District 2:25 Update: August 26, 2019
Highlights from the August 26, 2019 Board of Education meeting
A Letter to the Community: Dr. Charles Johns

As your new superintendent of Glenbrook District 225, I’ve been fortunate to spend a substantial amount of time, throughout the spring and early summer, learning about the community, our staff, and our students.  I have enjoyed a wide range of community interactions such as walking in the parades, meetings with municipal leaders and visiting with students in summer school.

District 2:25 Update: August 12, 2019

Highlights from the August 12, 2019 Board of Education meeting

 

District 2:25 Update: July 29, 2019

Highlights from the July 29, 2019 Board of Education meeting

Board approves tentative budget for 2019-20
At a regular meeting on July 29, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education reviewed the tentative budget for 2019-20. The proposed budget projects $187,715,308 in expenditures. Included in the proposed budget is the use of $7.1 million of district reserves for improvements to life safety and other school facility enhancement projects.
Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year begins
Each year parents are asked to enroll their child(ren) for school, and verify residency by completing an online process in PowerSchool.  The process is divided into five steps, providing an opportunity for parents to confirm contact information, identify emergency contacts, review school policies and procedures, and confirm athletic participation interest.  We estimate that the process will take 5-10 minutes to complete for each child.
Thank you to our 2019 retirees
District 225 would like to thank our 2019 retirees for their many years of service and dedication to our schools.
District 2:25 Update: May 20, 2019
Highlights from the May 20, 2019 Board of Education meeting.
Illinois Records Act requirements
In accordance with Illinois statute,  Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools will destroy temporary records for the class of 2014 graduates, on June 30, 2019. 
 
District 2:25 Update: April 29
Highlights from the April 29, 2019 Board meeting
District Update: April 8, 2019
Highlights from the April 8 Board of Education meeting
Bus passes can now be purchased for next year

Parents/Guardians can purchase a bus pass for the 2019-20 school year beginning Monday, April 8, 2019.  Bus passes can be purchased online through the PowerSchool Parent Portal and our payment processing service, e~Funds for Schools, or in-person at the Glenbrook North or Glenbrook South bookstore.

District Update: Feb. 25, 2019
Highlights from the Feb. 25 Board of Education meeting
Registration information for summer school, athletic camps
Summer school will be held at Glenbrook South this year. Summer athletic camps are held at Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South. 
Glenbrooks announce the hiring of new superintendent Dr. Charles Johns

On Monday, February 11, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education approved the hiring of Dr. Charles Johns as the new superintendent, effective July 1, 2019.

District Update: Jan. 28, 2019

Highlights from the Jan. 28 Board of Education meeting

District Update: Jan. 14, 2019
Highlights from the Jan. 14 Board of Education meeting
New courses proposed for 2019-20 school year

On Monday, January 14, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education reviewed new courses and modifications recommended by the administration for the 2019-20 school year.
Glenbrooks release winter newsletter
The Glenbrooks, a printed community newsletter, was recently mailed to every household in the district boundaries.
District Update: Dec. 10, 2018
Highlights from the Dec. 10 Board of Education meeting
District Update: Nov. 12, 2018
Highlights from the Nov. 12, 2018 Board of Education meeting
Students develop vocational skills, self-determination
GBN’s Transition staff has been busy partnering with Northbrook community businesses to expose students to different vocations. 
District 225 adopts estimated property tax levy
On November 12, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education approved its levy request for 2018 property taxes to support district operations in the amount of $109,945,711. This levy request represents an increase of 4.4 percent, over last year’s property tax revenue. The percentage increase is based on a 2.1 percent increase for inflation as determined by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), along with a 2.3 percent estimate to capture new property growth within the tax base.
District Update: Oct. 22, 2018

Highlights from the Oct. 22, 2018 Board of Education meeting

District Update: Sept. 24, 2018
Highlights from the Sept. 24, 2018 Board of Education meeting
District Update: September 11, 2018
Highlights from the Board of Education meeting
District Update: August 13, 2018
Highlights from the August 13 Board of Education meeting
District Update: July 30, 2018
Highlights from the July 30 Board of Education meeting
District announces new safety and security manager
At their regular meeting on July 30, the District 225 Board of Education approved the hiring of Mr. Joel Reyes for the newly created position of district safety and security manager. Reyes will work in partnership with school and district leadership teams in efforts to improve security and safety for students and staff.
Board approves budget for 2018-19
At a regular meeting on September 24, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education voted to adopt the final budget for 2018-19 school year. The approved operating budget is balanced and projects $127,864,256 in both revenues and expenditures.
School calendar discussion
As part of the student wellness initiative, the district has been considering a transition to a school calendar that will allow for final exams and the completion of the first semester prior to the winter break. 
District Update: June 25, 2018
Highlights from the June 25 Board of Education meeting
Superintendent Dr. Riggle announces pending retirement

District 225 Superintendent Mike Riggle has announced his intention to step down from his leadership position and retire from the District during the 2018 - 2019 school year. 

D225, support staff enter new four-year contract
On Thursday, May 31, the Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education approved a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the Glenbrook Educational Support Staff Association (GESSA).
District Update: May 21, 2018
Highlights from the May 21st Board Meeting.
D225, Glenbrook Education Association agree new five-year contract
The Glenbrook High School District 225 Board of Education approved a new five-year collective bargaining agreement with the Glenbrook Education Association (GEA).