Information on the STEM program at Northbrook
STEM Awards & Grants
Northbrook Middle School received an $8,000 grant from the Bosch Community Fund on July 16, 2020. Funds from the grant were used to update our PBL lab with collaborative furniture and tools.
Northbrook Middle School was awarded the 2019 STEM Benchmark Silver Award on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 from the Board Of Education.
The awards reads "In recognition of the instructional transformation evident in classroom through rigorous, relevant STEM teaching and learning".
"STEM education is an interdisciplinary approach to learning where rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world lessons as students apply science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in contexts that make connections between school, community, work, and the global enterprise enabling the development of STEM literacy and with it the ability to compete in the new economy."*Northbrook Middle School STEM Vision
Inspire and empower our students to develop the knowledge, skills, and mindsets necessary to thrive in a rapidly changing, technologically rich, global society. Infusing 21st century concepts and skills into Math and Science to ensure Northbrook students are prepared for High School, College and Beyond!
Northbrook Middle School STEM Mission Statement
Our strategic plan consists of a set of strategies and initiatives to strengthen and transform the STEM education of Northbrook MS. Achieving these challenges will take the collaboration of our teachers, students, staff and community. To provide our students with readily-available access to opportunities to become more prepared to adapt and contribute to a rapidly evolving, technologically-rich society.