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Woodlawn Middle School Culture


Friday, 17 May 2019 at 11:12 am

Featured on the blog today is Woodlawn Middle School's principal, Greg Grana!  Here is what he has to say about the culture at Woodlawn.

"Culture. Simply put, culture is what drives the excellence that is Woodlawn Middle School.

High achieving?  Absolutely!

Woodlawn values the daily interactions between all stakeholders, ensuring our success as a school.  This collaboration is seen throughout Woodlawn as our teachers plan together, students are working together, instructional coaches guide and mentor our staff to give our students the best classroom experience possible.  In day interventions and after school assistance are also an option to help any student that needs a boost or wants to be challenged at a higher level.

Extra curricular opportunities?  You betcha!

Our Woodlawn students have the opportunity to participate in many sports, clubs and activities after school. Each day our students can be seen during our activity period participating in cooking club, open art studio, math club, and sewing just to name a few. Activities such as math club, yearbook and Spanish club and student council are always filled with students. Our track team has 220 students on it and our boys and girls experience sports such as basketball, volleyball and cross country.

Is culture really that important? No doubt!
Our students are valued in the classroom and there is a premium placed on our different background and beliefs. Woodlawn is a community, family and place where students feel safe and appreciated. In fact, our culture and educational system has been given prestigious, national and international awards. Schools from around the United States and the world have visited Woodlawn and District 96 to see how we operate in person.  I may be biased, but having been the Woodlawn principal for the last thirteen years, I can honestly say that no school matches the culture of Woodlawn."

Sincerely,
Greg Grana

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Florence Lee is a residential real estate expert who proudly serves buyers and sellers in Cook County and Lake County, with a focus on Kildeer Countryside District 96 and Stevenson High School District 125 (Long Grove, Kildeer, Hawthorn Woods, Lake Zurich, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods, and Vernon Hills). Having grown up in the North Shore and now a Lake County resident of 10 years, Florence has extensive knowledge in these geographic areas. This blog is your go-to spot for information and profiles on the local communities, schools, residents, restaurants, and more. All of the things that make this area such a great spot to live!