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Eichelberger Elementary School third grade teacher Marissa McGee helps students take the seeds and guts out of a pumpkin as part of "pumpkin math" on October 21, 2019. Students guessed how much the pumpkin weighed, measured its height and circumference and estimated the number of seeds inside.
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Hello, District 202 Education Partners,

Here is this week’s selection of D. 202 news and information:

This Week's Highlights

SPECIAL MESSAGES:

  • The Plainfield Band Boosters organization will host its 22nd annual fall craft show tomorrow and Sunday, October 26 and 27, 2019 at Plainfield High School – Central Campus, 24120 West Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield.

All proceeds from the craft show will support the band programs at Plainfield High School-Central Campus, and Plainfield East, North and South high schools.

REGULAR INFORMATION

  • The Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the district administrative center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield. The public session starts at 7:30 p.m.

 

Plainfield East High School concert choir to perform at ACDA Fall Convention
Oct 22, 2019
 
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OCT 25
CAPE monthly meeting
OCT 28
Board of Education regular meeting
NOV 11
Board of Education regular meeting
NOV 20
Board of Education Committees
NOV 22
CAPE monthly meeting
NOV 25
Parent/Teacher Conferences (Evening Schedule) - NO SCHOOL
Kudos and Congratulations
  • Plainfield North High School Stephanie Kucera and Plainfield High School – Central Campus junior Maddie Kearney are participating in the state girls tennis tournament this weekend.
  • PNHS Athletic Secretary Leslie Goodson was named the Illinois Athletic Directors Association/Illinois High School Association Athletic Secretary/Administrative Assistant of the Year for Division 3.  It appears she is the District 202 employee to receive this award.
Week in Review

TOP SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
instagram #RiverviewElementarySchool staff decorated pumpkins again this year as a fundraiser. Students can vote with their change for their favorite pumpkin. Money raised will help River View families in need with items like food, clothing, gas and gift cards to name a few things. #202proud #202gives

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facebook Meadow View Elementary School had a very special visitor on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Kindergarten teacher Joan Netterstrom's son, who is a firefighter in Calumet City, stopped by the school to talk to kindergartners about fire safety. Ms. Netterstrom even got to try on her son's fire equipment. #202proud

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twitter .@d202schools is #202proud of Dr. Joseph O'Brien, @EastBengals (Plainfield East HS), principal. #ThankAPrincipal… https://t.co/4Q4LH0tY0S

PHOTOS/VIDEOS

The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures and videos. Check out what our students have been up to!
Inaugural Drauden Reconnect night, 10.24.2019
Inaugural Drauden Reconnect night, 10.24.2019

VIDEO: Wesmere ES Glow Run fundraiser, 10.22.2019

Administrators get taped to the wall, 10.18.2019
Civil War stations
Civil War stations
Social Thinking
Social Thinking
Bot Bugs
Bot Bugs
Blackberry Farms-1st grade Fieldtrip
Blackberry Farms-1st grade Fieldtrip
MV Staff Fun
MV Staff Fun
Fourth graders use homemade catapults to test hypotheses, 10.21.2019
Fourth graders use homemade catapults to test hypotheses, 10.21.2019

VIDEO: Inside the Classroom: Meadow View Elementary
Third grade pumpkin math, 10.21.2019
Third grade pumpkin math, 10.21.2019
Fall art and activities, 10.22.2019
Fall art and activities, 10.22.2019

VIDEO: Ina Brixey sings to students, 10.16.2019
Author Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch visit, 10.23.2019
Author Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch visit, 10.23.2019
Ina Brixey reads a book, sings to students at Ina Brixey Center, 10.16.2019
Ina Brixey reads a book, sings to students at Ina Brixey Center, 10.16.2019
Annual comic Pop Fest in media center, 10.23.2019
Annual comic Pop Fest in media center, 10.23.2019
FBI class uses pumpkins to test math, literacy skills, 10.15.2019
FBI class uses pumpkins to test math, literacy skills, 10.15.2019
Fifth graders use oobleck to learn properties of matter, 10.2019
Fifth graders use oobleck to learn properties of matter, 10.2019
Frog dissection in science, 10.22.2019
Frog dissection in science, 10.22.2019

VIDEO: See Dr. Coberley taped to the school wall, 10.18.2019
Principals dress up in dinosaur costume for the day, 10.18.2019
Principals dress up in dinosaur costume for the day, 10.18.2019
Glow Run fundraiser, 10.22.2019
Glow Run fundraiser, 10.22.2019
Civil War re-enactors visit eighth graders, 10.18.2019
Civil War re-enactors visit eighth graders, 10.18.2019
Principal taped to wall to raise money for Glow Run, 10.15.2019
Principal taped to wall to raise money for Glow Run, 10.15.2019
IND physical science egg drop experiment
IND physical science egg drop experiment
Sixth Grade Paleoanthropologist activity
Sixth Grade Paleoanthropologist activity
Bilingual kindergarten learns about five senses with apples
Bilingual kindergarten learns about five senses with apples
Family Math and Science Night
Family Math and Science Night
Day of Awesomeness as fundraising reward, 10.15.2019
Day of Awesomeness as fundraising reward, 10.15.2019
Firefighter visits kindergartners, 10.17.2019
Firefighter visits kindergartners, 10.17.2019
Firefighters visit for Fire Prevention Month, 10.17.2019
Firefighters visit for Fire Prevention Month, 10.17.2019
Pumpkin Patch, 10.17.2019
Pumpkin Patch, 10.17.2019

Inside the Classroom: Eagle Pointe Elementary School, 10.16.2019
Pro Kids Assembly, 10.16.2019
Pro Kids Assembly, 10.16.2019
Fifth Grade D.A.R.E. lesson, 10.16.2019
Fifth Grade D.A.R.E. lesson, 10.16.2019
Principal greets students from the rooftop of the school in Superman costume, 10.16.2019
Principal greets students from the rooftop of the school in Superman costume, 10.16.2019
FBI classroom visits Plainfield Fire Station, 10.11.2019
FBI classroom visits Plainfield Fire Station, 10.11.2019
   
Virtual Backpack
Plainfield's Got Talent Show
Plainfield's Got Talent Show
 
 
Thank You

…for your continued support of our students and staff.

 

 

Have a great weekend.

Tom Hernandez

Plainfield District 202

Director of Community Relations

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer

(815) 577-4008

(815) 514-5409 (cell)

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Twitter: @d202schools

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