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January 11, 2019
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WE PREPARE LEARNERS FOR THE FUTURE.
 
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth graders learn the journey of explorer Louis Joliet and Father Jacques Marquette from an interpreter with the Forest Preserve District of Will County.
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MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT 202
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Hello Education Partners,

We hope you have had a good first week back to school. Here is today’s selection of District 202 news and information:

This Week's Highlights

SPECIAL MESSAGES:

  • Plainfield North and South high school students can get free heart screenings in January and February 2019. (PHSCC and PEHS students will be able to get the same screenings next school year.)

***Parents, guardians and community member volunteers are also needed to help screen students***

Click here for more information about this important event.

REGULAR INFORMATION

  • The Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the district administrative center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield. The public part of the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • High School Student Services Director Tim Albores discusses the district’s work to support and ensure that all students have equal access and opportunity to succeed in school In the new “D. 202 Talks” podcast.
  • Feel like a “Wizard of Oz” expert? Register now to compete in a Wizard of Oz Trivia Contest at the 2019 Great Read kickoff program on January 31, 2019. “Oz”-themed prizes will be awarded. Teams can include up to five people, and individual registrants will be assigned to a team. Also:
  • Finally, the whole family is invited to watch the 1939 classic movie, “The Wizard of Oz” starring Judy Garland at the Closing Event on February 28, 2019.

“D. 202 SNAPSHOT”

  • Check out all the great things our students and staff did in December 2018.
Test your “Oz” trivia knowledge at Great Read kickoff program
Jan 11, 2019
Fourth “Next Steps” program offers advice for social meetings
Jan 10, 2019
Ira Jones Middle School to stage “Sound of Music” variation
Jan 10, 2019
D. 202 offers limited full-day kindergarten again in 2019-2020
Jan 7, 2019
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JAN 14
Board of Education Regular Meeting
JAN 18
CAPE monthly meeting
JAN 21
Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday - NO SCHOOL
JAN 23
Board of Education Committee Meeting
JAN 24
Foundation for Excellence
JAN 28
Board of Education Regular Meeting
Week in Review

TOP SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
instagram @TJPatriotpride Functionally Based Instruction students in Laura Ferretti's class have fun at the school's Winter Fest in December with music teacher James Anderson. #202proud

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twitter Congratulations to @PEHSVOLLEYBALL1 players Daniella Underwood, Maddie Seper, Makenzie Duggan, Samantha Rendon for… https://t.co/zb4ULzCQVN

facebook Plainfield South High School musician mentors are helping students with special needs learn the joy of playing an instrument.

Four students are working with 13 peer mentors in the PSHS United Sound club.

Plainfield South High School is the only school in Illinois to run a chapter of this national program.

The ensemble performed at the school's Collage Concert in December and recently performed in Chicago at an international conference for band and orchestra directors. #202proud


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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!
Poet, musician Sam Trump Harris workshop, 01.11.2019
Fifth graders follow the path of Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette, 01.10.2019
The Sound of Music
Student athletes sign letters of intent to play in college, 01.09.2019
FBI students make gingerbread houses with family, 12.17.2018
FBI winter program, 12.17.2018
   
Virtual Backpack
Hands on Fun
Hands on Fun
Movie Matinee - The Watsons Go to Birmingham
Movie Matinee - The Watsons Go to Birmingham
Maker Challenge
Maker Challenge
Robot Adventures
Robot Adventures
Sensory Playtime
Sensory Playtime
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Indoor Snow Fun!
Indoor Snow Fun!
PSHS K-8 Dance Clinic
PSHS K-8 Dance Clinic
Birthday Parties at Plainfield Park District
Birthday Parties at Plainfield Park District
Family Pizza and Bingo Night: Plainfield Park District
Family Pizza and Bingo Night: Plainfield Park District
Easter Egg Hunt Events: Plainfield Park District
Easter Egg Hunt Events: Plainfield Park District
Spring Break Camps at Plainfield Park District
Spring Break Camps at Plainfield Park District
Plainfield Parent Community Network
Plainfield Parent Community Network
Spectrum Youth Singers
Spectrum Youth Singers
 
Thank You

…for your continued support of our students, staff and schools.

 

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)

Facebook: www.facebook.com/psd202

Twitter: @d202schools

“We Prepare Learners for the Future”

 

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