CHICAGO (CBS) — A New Trier High employee has been charged with stealing more than $10,000 from the north suburban school.

Jeanine M. Brooks, 36, was charged with theft over $10,000, official misconduct and unlawful use of an account number, according to Winnetka police.

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Brooks was employed as an activities assistant at New Trier, police said. School officials discovered the fraudulent activity and notified police, who executed a search warrant at Brooks’ home in the 8500 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue in Chicago.

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The theft happened during the current school year, police said.

Brooks was ordered held on a $25,000 bond Friday, according to police. She is next scheduled to appear at the Skokie courthouse Thursday.

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