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A weekly newsletter from Plainfield CCSD 202 February 17, 2017

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MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT 202

Education Partners, hello.

Going into the Presidents Day holiday weekend, here is this week’s selection of District 202 news and information:

 



  • Along with academics, our students learn many important “life lessons” including community service. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lane Abrell writes about this in his February community column.
  • The six candidates running for the District 202 Board of Education on April 4, 2017 have been invited to answer questions and share their view at a February 23, 2017 public forum.

 

NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

Feb 16, 2017 | PEHS, JFK Poetry Club members to compete in Chicago
Poets from Plainfield East High School and John F. Kennedy Middle School will make their third appearance in the Louder Than A Bomb poetry competition on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Team Plainfield includes... [READ MORE]


Feb 13, 2017 | D. 202 middle school students to compete in regional Spelling Bee
Six District 202 middle school students will compete in the 2017 Will County Regional Spelling Bee on March 7, 2017 at Lockport East High School. The students earned the honor by winning their individual... [READ MORE]


UPCOMING EVENTS

FEB
20
Presidents’ Day
FEB
22
Board of Education Committee Meetings
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
FEB
23
CAPE Board of Education Candidates Forum
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
FEB
27
Board of Education Regular Meeting
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
FEB
28
Foundation for Excellence Trustee Meeting
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield

  • The Plainfield East High School girls’ varsity basketball team won the regional title for the first time in the school’s history.
  • Several District 202 high school student athletes are competing at the state wrestling meet this weekend:
  • PEHS: Michael McGee (120 pounds) and Anthony Zamora (126 pounds)
  • PNHS: Luke Smiley (138 pounds) and Matt Hennessey (195 pounds)
  • PSHS: Dominic Ferraro (285 pounds) and Enzo Silva (106 pounds)
  • PHSCC:  Jared Ellingwood (152 pounds)
  • Plainfield North High School will be formally recognized for being one of only 13 schools to be named a “2016 Illinois Democracy School” at a ceremony on March 9, 2017.
  • The PEHS Bengalette dance teams made and delivered 145 Valentines cards for the children at La Rabida Children’s Hospital. 
  • Eagle Pointe Elementary School students made and delivered 300 Valentines to military veterans.

 


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:

“INSIDE THE CLASSROOM”

Short, “live” videos posted on Facebook from our schools and classes:

PHOTOS

ELEMENTARY

MIDDLE

HIGH

VIDEOS

HIGH SCHOOL

 


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.

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

9th Annual Teen Summit
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: Middle, High
School: All Schools

SPRING FISHING DERBY: Plainfield Park District
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Paint Night Fun with Mom: Plainfield Park District
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Mother's Day Tea Party: Plainfield Park District
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Spring Lacrosse
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Little Lambs Spring/Summer Consignment Sale
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Kinetic Dance Company's Winter Show: Raising the Barre
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

THANK YOU

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

Have a safe, restful 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

“We Prepare Learners for the Future”

 

 


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