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A weekly newsletter from Plainfield CCSD 202 October 9, 2015

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MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT 202

District 202 Education Partners, hello…

Going into the Columbus Day weekend, here is this week’s District 202 news and information: 


SPECIAL NEWS

The “Village” features both a “family friendly” version appropriate for younger kids, and another for older students and adults.

Proceeds benefit the Foundation for Excellence, which supports all District 202 students, staff, family and community.


THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at John F. Kennedy Middle School, 12350 S. Essington Road, Plainfield. The public session will start at 7:30 p.m. ***Please note the special date because of the Columbus Day holiday.

NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

Oct 8, 2015 | Internet, social media safety topic of presentation by FBI
Heritage Grove and Ira Jones middle schools are teaming up to host a presentation on social media and Internet safety at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. This free educational presentation by the FBI... [READ MORE]


Oct 7, 2015 | Grants available to help HS juniors broaden academic horizons
District 202 high school juniors once again have the chance to broaden their academic horizons with the help of a special grant from the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence. For the fourth year, the... [READ MORE]


Oct 7, 2015 | Heimlich used for second time to save Timber Ridge student
For the second time in less than two weeks, a Timber Ridge Middle School staff member saved a student using the Heimlich maneuver. Sixth-grade student Gevon Wesley was eating lunch in the main office Tuesday,... [READ MORE]


Oct 6, 2015 | “Village of Screamfield” haunted house back with more hometown scare
The Plainfield Foundation for Excellence will present its sixth annual “Village of Screamfield” haunted house in conjunction with the Plainfield Police Department and the Plainfield Park District,... [READ MORE]


Oct 5, 2015 | Timber Ridge Middle School earns 2nd national fitness award
Timber Ridge Middle School for the second straight year won the Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award for its focus on fitness before, during and after school. The school is one of 525 from 37 states... [READ MORE]


Oct 5, 2015 | Area educators can continue learning at Kagan workshop
District 202-area teachers and school administrators can continue their learning this weekend during a workshop on Brain Friendly Teaching with Dr. Spencer Kagan. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 3... [READ MORE]


UPCOMING EVENTS

OCT
09
Teacher Institute - No Student Attendance
OCT
12
Columbus Day - NO SCHOOL
OCT
13
Board of Education Regular Meeting
JFK Middle School, 12350 S. Essington Rd., Plainfield
OCT
16
End of First Quarter
OCT
21
Board of Education Committee Meetings
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield

KUDOS AND CONGRATULATIONS
  • Plainfield High School – Central Campus students wrote over 240 letters to military veterans to thank them for their service, as part of a letter writing campaign through the Honor Flight program.
  • Creekside Elementary School exceeded its “Fun Run” $10,000 fundraising goal, raising $10,927. In trade, teachers Heidi Van De Voort, Tony Yakes, Gen Gerleve-Nelson and Gail Epley courageously agreed to take (shaving cream) pies to the face. See the photos below. 

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures. Check out what our students have been up to!

Please click on the image/link below to see these photos of our students and staff in action:

PHOTOS

ELEMENTARY

MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • JFK – “7th and 8th Grade Pep Rally (Homecoming Week)” jfkhcpep100215

HIGH SCHOOL

VIDEOS

ELEMENTARY


VIRTUAL BACKPACK
The Virtual Backpack is an online material distribution system that allows approved non-profit and community organizations to post and display information for District 202 parents and staff members.

PEHS Cheer Kiddie Clinic
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level:
School: PEHS, John F Kennedy, Creekside, Lakewood Falls, Liberty, Eichelberger

Looking to Join Girl Scouts?
Gender: Female
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: Elementary
School: All Elementary Schools

Sea Scouts
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: High
School: All High Schools

JOIN CUB SCOUT PACK 90
Gender: Male
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: Elementary
School: All Elementary Schools

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke!
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: High
School: All High Schools

Rams Girls Volleyball Grades 3-9
Gender: Female
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: 7th, 8th, 3rd, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th
School: Aux Sable, Eichelberger, Liberty, Ridge, Freedom, Lincoln, River View, Central ES, Grand Prairie, Meadow View, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Reed, Heritage Grove, Timber Ridge, Creekside, Indian Trail, PCHS, Walkers Grove, Crystal Lawns, Ira Jones, PEHS, Wesmere, Drauden Point, John F Kennedy, PNHS, Eagle Pointe, Lakewood Falls, PSHS

THANK YOU

On behalf of our students, staff and families, thanks for your continued support.

Enjoy the long holiday weekend.

Tom Hernandez
Director of Community Relations
Plainfield CCSD 202
(815) 577-4008 (office)
(815) 514-5409 (cell)
tahernan@psd202.org
"We Prepare Learners for the Future"

 

 


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Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 | 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield, IL 60544
Tel: (815) 577-4000 | Fax: (815) 436-7824 | http://www.psd202.org





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