Brook Forest Elementary School News

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...

The 8 Keys of Excellence

March 12, 2017

As part of a new program at Brook Forest this year, called the Eight Keys of Excellence, students are taught skills to navigate their lives. This month, the school focused on th...

Value of a Butler Education

February 17, 2017

• In a recent study, Chicago Agent magazine noted that Butler School District 53 was the No. 1 in-demand school district in DuPage County. • Test scores showed that Bu...

5Essentials Survey

January 19, 2017

The Illinois 5 Essentials Survey window has been extended until January 30. This survey provides the District with important information about the quality of our schools. Inform...

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 s...

Brook Forest School held an assembly Friday to receive an award from Schoolwide, but thanks to the school’s leadership team, the assembly was turned into a surprise thank you fo...

Community members are invited to run for a seat on the District 53 Board of Education. December 19 is the last day to file nominating papers.... Butler School District 53 Board ...

It was a night of celebrations for Butler School District 53. The new safety vestibule at Butler Junior High was opened to the public with a ceremonial ribbon cutting prior to t...

PARCC Results Released

November 13, 2016

Butler District 53 students fared well on the second year of the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) exams. Of 18 school districts that are s...

Board Appoints New Member

October 26, 2016

The Butler School District 53 Board of Education has announced the appointment of Ahmad Sulaiman as a new Board member, beginning immediately. Sulaiman, an Oak Brook attorney, w...

Honoring our principals

October 20, 2016

A school principal has a daunting task. They must create a learning environment that sparks innovation and enthusiasm for learning. They must build the culture that values each ...

Preschool Screening

October 5, 2016

Butler School District 53 will conduct a free developmental screening of children ages 3 to 5 years old who live within District 53. The screening will take place on Thursday, N...

Construction has begun at the District Office. Please access the District Office from the front door of Butler Junior High School. (2801 York Road). During the summer the office...

The 90 – yes 90! – members of the student council have a full agenda this year. They raise money, collect goods for special care packages, volunteer their time in school, run a ...