Mr. Polonsky grew up in Arlington Heights, IL and attended Riley Elementary School. He is a graduate of Buffalo Grove High School, received a Bachelor's of Arts and Science at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and completed a graduate degree at National Louis University. On his free time, Mr. Polonsky enjoys traveling, biking, hiking, and attending concerts. His goal is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to grow socially and academically in a safe classroom environment. He dedicates his time after school to the Expanded Learning program at Washington School and loves working with the Washington School community. He is excited to work on the 5th/6th grade team!