There was an excellent write up of my school assembly program in the Joliet Patch this week. I performed for over 1,000 fifth and sixth graders at Orenic Intermediate School in Plainfield, Illinois. Here is a link to the article.
A big thanks to the Times of Northwest Indiana for coming out to cover my show. I performed two school assemblies at Wilbur Wright Middle school on March 14th 2019. I was fortunate enough to share my story with over 900 students in grades six through eight. Here is a link to the article: Northwest […]
Big thanks to the Rockford Register Star for coming out to my show at Roscoe Middle School. They shot some great photos and wrote a nice article about the show. Here is a link to the article.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Belleville News-Democrat came out to cover Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying program on October 14th, 2016. Here is a link to the article: Click Here for the Full Article
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 […]
Matt received 85 thank you notes in the mail from the 6th-grade at Paw Paw Middle School. The students saw Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying school assembly on March 30th. Judging from the content of the thank you cards, they all heard the message loud and clear. Below are some excerpts: “I loved how you taught us […]