Brook Forest Elementary School News

Parent Teacher Conferences

October 17, 2019

Parent teacher conferences are coming soon! Conferences will be held on November 6th from 4-8pm, November 14th from 4-8pm, and December 5th from 4-8pm (for BJH only). Sign up starts 10/17/19. Click here to sign up!

Even high-performing kids can be acutely stressed and lacking motivation, said two authors who are presenting about the topic at the Hinsdale District 86 and District 181 Community Speaker Series.

Brook Forest Art teacher Mike Divelbiss was named as the 2019 Illinois Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA). The award is the highest given to art educators in the state.

Butler School District 53 is seeking involvement from parents, staff and faculty and students in helping choose the next principal of Butler Junior High.

Butler District 53 students and their families are invited to learn about STEM and participate in STEM activities at Brook Forest School STEM Night. It will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. March 21 at Brook Forest, 60 Regent Dr. Oak Brook. It was originally scheduled for February but canceled and rescheduled because of extreme weather conditions.

Registration for students entering kindergarten next fall will be held in January. Registration for students new to first grade will also be held at the same time. Parents are asked to make an appointment by calling 630-368-4520 or sending an email to registration@butler53.com.

Parents, your input is important to us. Please give us the time to complete the Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey by January 18, 2019. Your participation in the parent survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement.

Parent Teacher Conferences

October 9, 2018

Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences will be on Thursday, November 8th, Wednesday November 14th, and/or Wednesday, December 5th (for BJH only). Sign up starts 10/10/18.

Curriculum Night

August 21, 2018

Curriculum Night will be Wednesday, August 22nd, please see the schedule attached.

This school year, District 53 will be utilizing our newly updated PowerSchool Parent Portal to communicate back-to-school information with parents.

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.