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Children's author

New author and former Barbara Rose student Alyssa Nicole Chlebek, visited Rose on April 30, 2021 to read her newly published children's book to students. "Protector of the Ocean" is a heartwarming story that shares important messages about friendship, helping others, protecting our environment, and following your dreams, and making a difference. 

A 2015 graduate of Barrington High School, Alyssa now works as an elementary school teacher in Glenview. Her passion for the environment and marine life inspired her to write the book this past year. To learn more about Alyssa, visit: