Joliet Patch Article

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.

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Northwest Indiana Times Covers Matt’s Program

Indiana School Assemblies

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…

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Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper Article

BMX School Assemblies in Edwardsville, Illinois

A big thanks to the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper for coming out to cover my school assembly programs on January 22nd 2019.  I performed two school assemblies in Edwardsville, Illinois that day at Lincoln Middle School and Liberty Middle School. The shows were sponsored by Amazing Smiles Orthodontics as part of their community outreach and ongoing…

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Kenosha News Covers Matt’s Show

student school assemblies in Wisconsin

Whittier Students Loved the Show A big thanks to the Kenosha News for coming out to my show on December 19th at Whittier Elementary in Pleasant Plains, Wisconsin.  About 500 students were in attendance at the show and made for a great audience. The assembly was brought in to reinforce the school’s “Stop, Walk, and…

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Chicago Tribune Covers Matt’s Show in Lake Forest

Lake Forest School Assemblies

The Pioneer Press and Chicago Tribune came out to Sheridan Elementary School in Lake Forest to cover my show. Here is a link to the article in the Chicago Tribune. I am performing at all the elementary and middle schools in District 67 this year.  Big thanks to the Spirit of 67 for making these…

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7 Questions to Ask When Booking an Assembly

Booking School Assemblies

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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Evening News

Students watching Matt Wilhelm's anti-bullying school assembly in Ottumwa, Iowa.

I performed for seven different schools in Ottumwa, Iowa last week. All of the schools had fantastic crowds, and my school assembly program was covered in the paper and on the local news. Every single student in the district was able to watch the show and hear the message. I saw lots of smiling faces,…

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Article and Video from Superior Newspaper

Matt Wilhelm performing at Northern Lights Elementary.

The Superior Telegram came to Northern Lights and Bryant Elementary Schools to cover my school assembly program.  The kids were very excited and made for a fantastic audience at both schools. This was my second year in a row performing at Bryant and first year performing at Northern Lights.  Please check the links below for…

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Catholic Schools Week Assemblies

Matt Wilhelm performing a trick at St. Joseph Catholic School during Catholic Schools Week.

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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