District 88 hosts School Update Meeting for parents/guardians and students

Meeting presentation (English)

Presentación de la reunión (en español)

On Nov. 1, District 88 hosted a School Update Meeting for parents/guardians and students. To watch the meeting and view the presentation, click on the video and the links above.

During the meeting, Addison Trail, Willowbrook and District 88 administrators shared the following important information.

  • A moment of silence to remember Addison Trail staff member Suzanne Flemming, who passed away suddenly on Oct. 9

  • Willowbrook Assistant Principal Alena Edwards has been named as District 88’s new Director of Student Services, effective Jan. 9, 2023

  • Olga Davis has been named as District 88’s new Director of Business Services, effective Nov. 14

  • Counseling department events and resources

  • College and career integrated pathways

    • Education Teacher Preparation Program and 3+1 education programs

    • CTE Youth Apprenticeship Program and Project Hire-Ed

    • Technology Center of DuPage (TCD)

    • Flexibility with graduation requirements

    • College and career fairs, field trips and experiences

    • SchooLinks (a comprehensive college-and-career planning and tracking tool)

  • Academic supports available to students

  • Biliteracy updates

  • Mental health and social-emotional supports

  • Safety and security updates

  • Facility updates

  • Extracurricular successes from the fall season

  • Athletics and clubs/activities available for students

  • Groups parents/guardians and community members can join to support students

  • Ways to connect with District 88

Throughout the school year, District 88 will host School Update Meetings to communicate and connect with parents/guardians and students. This is an opportunity to meet with administrators and Board of Education members to discuss the school year and future plans, as well as an opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session.

See details below.

  • Families will receive an e-mail with details before each meeting, including the link to register for each event.

  • An interpreter will be present during the meetings to share the information in Spanish.

  • Past meetings can be viewed at www.dupage88.net/SchoolUpdates.

For questions or more information, contact District 88 Director of Community Relations Dani Brink at dbrink@dupage88.net or 630-530-3989.

School Update Meeting dates for the remainder of the 2022-23 school year:

  • Jan. 10, 2023
  • Feb. 28, 2023
  • April 25, 2023