Brook Forest Elementary School News

Please update your calendars to reflect the following date changes.

Conferences may be scheduled from from 1/19/18 at 10:00 am until 2/02/18 at 11:00 pm.

The Board of Education heard its annual Student Achievement and Performance Report for 2016-17, which showed some remarkable test scores and student growth.

Parents, please take the Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey by January 30, 2018. Your participation in the parent survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement.

Kindergarten Registration

December 21, 2017

Registration for students entering kindergarten next fall will be held this month on the following dates. Registration for students new to first grade will also be held at the same time. (Current Butler District 53 kindergarteners do not need to register for first grade at this time.)

Butler School District 53 Board of Education Secretary Ahmad Sulaiman served as guest teacher in Brook Forest’s 5th grade classroom on Dec. 19.

Survey Deadline Extended

December 11, 2017

Butler School District 53 has extended the timeline for completion of its strategic planning survey to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18.

If you do not want your son or daughter to participate, fill out the form and ask your child to return this sheet to his or her teacher by December 18th.

Butler School District 53 is launching a strategic planning process this fall and would like to invite the community to participate.

Please note that the survey will remain open until December 11th.

Fall 2017 newsletter

November 21, 2017

The fall 2017 newsletter has been published.

All Oak Brook residents will have access to a limited number of complimentary tickets to the performance of 42nd Street at Drury Lane.

Of 18 comparable schools, Butler ranks second

Parent teacher conferences are coming soon! Parent Teacher Conferences may be scheduled from from 10/26/17 at 9:30 am until 11/03/17 at 11:00 pm. Click here to access the scheduling website.

Butler School District 53 will conduct a free developmental screening of children ages 3 to 5 years old. The screening will take place on Thursday, October 12th at the Oak Brook Park District.

Healing Field

September 12, 2017

Students and staff from Brook Forest and Butler Junior High came together at the Oak Brook Healing Field of Honor on Thursday. They participated in a short ceremony honoring those who lost their lives on Sept. 11.

News for you

August 11, 2017

Read up on the latest happenings in the District 53 community newsletter Newsline, which was mailed last week to all homes in District 53 in July.

Brook Forest families made dozens of extra lunches for the needy as part of Student Council’s newest fundraiser.

The Butler School District 53 Board of Education appointed Dr. Chad Prosen as principal of Brook Forest School at its regular meeting May 8. Prosen is regarded as a passionat...

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Registration 2017-2018

April 15, 2017

Registration packets for the 2017-18 school year were sent out on April 13th. Online student registration begins on April 15th. Remember, to receive the $100 Early Bird Discou...

Butler District 53 recognized four retiring board members at its meeting April 10. They are: President Alan Hanzlik, Vice President Dr. Hitesh Patel, Secretary Dr. Alan Kumar an...

Brook Forest and Butler Junior High students’ artwork chosen to be on display at the West Suburban Consortium for Academic Excellence Brook Forest and Butler Junior High student...

The District will conduct a comprehensive principal search to ensure we find a candidate that will help our students continue to excel, create meaningful professional developmen...

Colonial fair

March 22, 2017

Brook Forest students learn about early American history. Students learned how to play Nine Men’s Morris, practiced the art of calligraphy using a quill and read more about Abig...