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January 18, 2019
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Walker's Grove Elementary School second graders learn how area wildlife survives during cold winter from 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 had a good week. Here is today’s selection of District 202 news and information:

This Week's Highlights

SPECIAL MESSAGES:

  • Plainfield South high school students can get free heart screenings in 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

  • Here are the Board of Education Meeting Notes from the January 14, 2019 regular meeting.
    • At that meeting, the Board heard four options for the possibility of implementing full-day kindergarten for all students. ***No action was taken.

 

  • The Board plans to hear information about the possibility of:
    • implementing an 8-period high school day at its January 28, 2019 regular meeting; and
    • modifying the school day schedule at its February 11, 2019 regular meeting

 

  • 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 program teaches how to keep kids safe with social media
Jan 14, 2019
D. 202 Board gets details on four full-day kindergarten options
Jan 14, 2019
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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
FEB 04
School Improvement Day - Early Release
Week in Review

TOP SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
twitter How creative @HeritageGroveMS #202proud https://t.co/0FvPrZHuct

instagram @willcoforests brings the lives of animals in winter to life for second graders at #walkersgrovees #202proud

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facebook Flags Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 buildings will fly at half staff from sunrise Wednesday 01.16.2019 to sunset Friday 01.18.19 in honor of Illinois State Police Trooper Christopher Lambert who was killed in the line of duty. #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!
Second graders learn about local wildlife in winter, 01.17.2019
Consul General of France Lacroix visits, 01.17.2019
Third graders perform text surgery, 01.11.2019
Spelling bee, 11.2018
Miss Illinois Teen USA A'Maiya Allen Comes to Liberty
Cup Stacking Fun at Liberty
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
   
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Thank You

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

Remember, no school on Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Bad weather is expected this weekend and next week. Please be careful, and make sure students are dressed appropriately for the conditions.

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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