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Our priority is to ensure that students achieve academically, socially, and emotionally. To achieve this goal, we have focused on our motto: Inspire...Innovate...Engage! This motto reflects an intense focus on three primary ways we serve our students and community: closing achievement gaps, providing modern learning facilities, and giving students an aspirational set of skills & values we strive to provide students before they move on to high school called the District 112 Portrait of a Graduate. 
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Northwood Middle School, 945 North Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035, USA

Community Stakeholder Meeting with Dr. Sarena Shivers on Wednesday, May 29

Join us on May 29 at 6:00 p.m. at Northwood for an important Stakeholder Meeting led by Dr. Sarena Shivers. This session will focus on creating a socially just learning environment by understanding social identities and implicit bias, recognizing and minimizing microaggressions, and identifying privilege. Your participation is crucial as we work together to foster an inclusive and equitable community. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to help us prepare for the event.
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