Lake Superior, Photograph provided by local Thomas Spence

Our school is an active, bustling little community, and we always have plenty of great news to report about our students, teachers, and events. We also like to post articles that will help parents and students make the most of the educational experience, so check back often!

October School Board Meeting

The October school board meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m. We hope you can join us.

Rib Feast

Our rib feast is on Thursday, October 26! We will be feasting on ribs from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the Schroeder Town Hall. All proceeds from this event will go to the support of Birch Grove Community School. For more details, please view our rib feast flyer!

Library Donation

Thank you to Library Friends for donating $500 for the school library! Your contribution will benefit our students in a great and needed way!

Halloween Carnival

Save the date for the annual Birch Grove Halloween Carnival on Sunday, October 29 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. There will be fun for all!

  • Kids Games
  • Cookie Decorating
  • Bingo
  • Cake Walks
  • Prizes
  • Fabulous Foods

Costumes are welcome! Please bring the whole family! It will be a spooky, festive event!

Lloyd K. Johnson Grant

The Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation granted $21,600 for a new math and reading curriculum to Birch Grove Community School! The new curriculum arrives the last week in September. Thank you, Lloyd K. Johnson, for supporting education on the west end of Cook County. Watch the school website for pictures coming soon of staff and students exploring this generous gift!

Weekly Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter contains important dates to remember, upcoming events, special notices, and updates from classroom teachers as to what is happening in the classroom. We send a copy home with your child weekly, but you may also view or print it here.

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