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A weekly newsletter from Plainfield CCSD 202 February 3, 2017

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MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT 202

Education Partners, hello.

It's been a very busy week! Here is this week’s selection of District 202 news and information: 



  • Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lane Abrell will host the third Community Coffee with the Superintendent from 8:30-9:30 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield.
  • The District 202 Board of Education is seeking nominees for two prestigious staff recognitions:
  1. The 25th Annual Awards of Excellence, which honors teachers and non-administrative staff whose work on behalf of students, and support of District 202 has been exceptional in some way.
  2. The 2nd annual Cheryl Ricciardi Exceptional Student Services Award, honoring a school-level student service worker who exhibits extraordinary dedication to students.

Parents, community members, students and district staff may nominate staff for either/both of these awards. Online nomination forms are posted on the front page of the District 202 web site and all school web sites. Nominations must be received by 4:30 p.m. February 10th. 

  • Parents may now apply online for the 2017-18 preschool lottery for Bonnie McBeth Learning Center. The lottery application deadline is February 15, 2017.
  • This month, the Jon Balke Student Art Gallery is proud to feature works from Eagle Pointe, Grand Prairie, Liberty, Meadow View and Walker’s Grove elementary schools; Timber Ridge Middle School; and Plainfield North High School. Check out our students’ amazing artistic abilities at the District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield.

NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

Feb 2, 2017 | Fifth D. 202 “Next Steps” training scheduled February 21st
PACE Suburban Bus Service representative Elizabeth Gonzalez will discuss public transportation at the fifth of District 202’s “Next Steps Transition Program” meetings for this school year, on... [READ MORE]


Feb 1, 2017 | Online registration available for District 202 preschool programs
Parents may apply online for the 2017-18 lottery to attend District 202's preschool programs from February 1, 2017 until 5 p.m. February 15, 2017. Tuition based preschool programs for District 202 will be... [READ MORE]


Jan 30, 2017 | CAPE parent group seeks nominations for annual district award
District 202 community members are invited and encouraged to nominate a District 202 staff or community member for the 2017 CAPE Award. The CAPE Award was established in 1983 to honor an individual who has... [READ MORE]


UPCOMING EVENTS

FEB
04
Community Coffee with the Superintendent:
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
FEB
13
Board of Education Regular Meeting
Plainfield High School - Central Campus
FEB
16
Parent/Teacher Conference (Evening Schedule)
FEB
20
Presidents’ Day
FEB
22
Board of Education Committee Meetings
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield

  • The Plainfield East High School varsity cheerleading squad is competing at state this weekend. This is the first time the Bengals are competing as an all-girl squad. The Bengals competed at state once before as a co-ed team.
  • Likewise, the Plainfield South High School varsity cheerleading squad will take part in the state cheerleading competition as a co-ed team for the first time. The Cougars went to state once before as an all-girl team.
  • Plainfield Academy’s volleyball team won the 2016 Sportsmanship Award for its division in the Chicago Area Alternative Education League.
  • The Will County Emergency Task Forces will highlight District 202’s non-classroom emergency plans (for before and after-school events, busses, passing periods, etc.) with area school districts. 

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

ELEMENTARY

MIDDLE

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.

Plainfield Saints Host Walk-In Registration February 7
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

PINK ELITE Club Basketball Team Tryouts
Gender: Female
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: 7th, 8th, 6th
School: All Middle Schools

CentrePoint Church Pre-Super Bowl Carnival
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

PJC Football and Cheer Programs
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle
School: All Elementary Schools, All Middle Schools

Spring 5 v 5 Academy Soccer League
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 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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