7 Questions to Ask When Booking an Assembly

Don’t Book an Assembly Without Asking These Questions Booking a school assembly can seem like a fairly daunting task, especially if you haven’t done it before. However, it can be quite simple if you know the right questions to ask. Here are the seven questions that you should ask every school performer before you book. […]

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Catholic Schools Week Assemblies

Catholic Schools Week is always a busy one for my assembly program.  This year I performed 19 shows in five days during Catholic Schools Week.  All of students (and staff) loved the tricks and message. My message of kindness, standing up for others, and resilience always fits in nicely with whatever theme the school selects […]

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2018 PBIS Kickoff and Kindness Assembly

I had the privilege to kick off Stanton Middle School’s PBIS assembly on Monday January 8th 2018. What an awesome group of students!!!  The 5th-8th graders at Stanton were very excited to see the show and hear the message. I spoke about perseverance, kindness, resilience, and being “Someone’s Batman.”  All too often middle school students […]

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Wheeling High School Performance

I performed at Wheeling High School for their Snowball program “Make a Wish.”  I love performing at high schools, and high school students are often my favorite audience. Many of the students approached me afterward to tell me how they connected with my story.  It is extremely rewarding to make a difference in the life […]

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Kenilworth Show – Eight Years in a Row

I performed for the kids of Kenilworth, IL this summer for the eighth year in a row.  That means every single kid at this camp has seen my show every single year they have been a camper.  Thanks to all the campers and staff members who keep inviting me back. Also thanks to Madison Roberts […]

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Middle School Student Feedback

Matt Wilhelm performed at Hawthorn Middle School North in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The entire student body of about 600 students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade attended the assembly. Here are some highlights and take aways from the students. “Your speech was very inspiring to my friends and I. After you visited our school we […]

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Newspaper Covers Matt Wilhelm’s Show

Northwest Now (a division of USA Today) came out to Lannon Elementary School on January 25th 2017 to cover Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying school assembly program. Fourth-grade teacher Marianne Baker said she was amazed Wilhelm was able to keep 330 kids captivated for so long. “I absolutely loved his message,” Baker said. “It was a great visual presentation for what […]

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Holland Sentinel Newspaper Article

The Holland Sentinel came out to Cityside Middle School in Holland, Michigan to cover Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying program. On Tuesday November 15th Matt performed at Creekside Middle School, Cityside Middle School, and Holland Christian Middle School. Matt shared his story with middle school students and encouraged them to stand up for others and “Be somebody’s […]

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School Assemblies on the First Day of School

Matt Wilhelm performed on the first day of school at Elmwood Elementary and Hester Jr. High.  Students were wowed by the tricks and heard Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying message loud and clear. Matt’s message at Elmwood Elementary centered on perseverance, resilience, kindness, and respect. At Hester Jr. High Matt focused on the same themes and tied […]

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