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A weekly newsletter from Plainfield CCSD 202 April 15, 2016

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Education Partners, hello.

Lots of District 202 news and information this week…


  • The Plainfield Foundation for Excellence will host its annual dinner and auction at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016. This event is the Foundation’s main fundraiser to support District 202 students, staff and community.

The evening will also feature the induction of five distinguished District 202 graduates into the District 202 Alumni Hall of Fame.

Tickets are still available.

  • The Plainfield Junior Woman’s Club will host a special seminar on human trafficking on April 19th at Plainfield North High School.

  • The 2016 Great Read community literacy program will wrap up on April 28th with a special program about “Chicago in the Movies.” Check out the Great Read web site for many activities and events at our 10 partner libraries.
  • Looking for volunteer opportunities and a chance to serve our community? Check out The Big Serve.
  • Once again this year, District 202 is proud to host the StarTalking Chinese immersion classes in June at Plainfield North High School. Register now.

NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

Apr 15, 2016 | Plainfield Foundation for Excellence hosts annual dinner, auction
The Plainfield School District 202 community is invited to help support District 202 schools, students and staff through the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence annual dinner and silent auction on Thursday,... [READ MORE]


Apr 15, 2016 | Five PHSCC grads in line for Foundation for Excellence 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame
Five distinguished Plainfield High School (now Central Campus) graduates will be inducted into the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at the Foundation’s... [READ MORE]


Apr 15, 2016 | 2016 Great Read program wraps with "Chicago in the Movies
What do Jake and Elwood Blues, Ferris Bueller and Dr. Richard Kimble have in common? They are among the many classic movie characters who have called Chicago home. Cinema enthusiast Steve Frenzel will discuss... [READ MORE]


Apr 13, 2016 | Four D. 202 middle schools entering “dog-bots” in robotics event
Four District 202 middle school teams will put their dog robots through their electronic paces during the University of Illinois Extension’s annual 4-H Robotics Showcase Challenge on Saturday April 16,... [READ MORE]


Apr 13, 2016 | Middle, high school students urged to take 4th “Road to Reality”
District 202 will host its fourth annual “Road to Reality,” a unique program graphically illustrating the consequences of teen drunken driving, from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016. This free... [READ MORE]


Apr 12, 2016 | PEHS, PNHS choirs combine for “Carmina Burana” program
The sounds of “Carmina Burana” -- featuring the voices of two District 202 high school choirs -- will fill Wenz Concert Hall in Naperville this weekend. The hour-long cantata also will feature the... [READ MORE]


Apr 12, 2016 | D. 202 presents final 2015-16 “Next Steps” transition training
District 202's seventh and final “Next Steps Transition Training” program for this school year will address “Adult Life: Effective Partnerships.” The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.... [READ MORE]


Apr 11, 2016 | D. 202 hires veteran educator for Thomas Jefferson Elementary
DeKalb School District educator Kristen Smith will take over as principal at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School next school year. Smith is currently the principal at Founders Elementary School in DeKalb... [READ MORE]


Apr 11, 2016 | District 202 receives, considers three custodial services bids
Three bids to outsource custodial services for the Plainfield School District promise to reduce costs between about $908,000 to $9.9 million over the next three years, depending on the number of positions... [READ MORE]


Apr 11, 2016 | District 202 receives, considers three custodial services bids
Three bids to outsource custodial services for the Plainfield School District promise to reduce costs between about $908,000 to $9.9 million over the next three years, depending on the number of positions... [READ MORE]


Apr 11, 2016 | Indian Trail MS hosts musical performance for community groups
Indian Trail Middle School will host a special performance of its spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” for select District 202-area community organizations at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the... [READ MORE]


Apr 11, 2016 | Plainfield East High opens Cinderella’s Closet for formal season
“Cinderella’s Closet” is once again open at Plainfield East High School to help young women find free, previously-worn dresses for all formal occasions including Prom, graduation and... [READ MORE]


Apr 11, 2016 | D. 202 special needs students, families invited to 18th “Transition Confer
District 202 families with students with special needs are invited to the Will-Grundy Transition Planning Committee’s 18 th Annual Transition Conference from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 16, 2016 at... [READ MORE]


UPCOMING EVENTS

APR
15
School Improvement Day - Early Release Schedule
APR
20
Board of Education Committee Meetings
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
APR
22
CAPE Meeting
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
APR
25
Board of Education Regular Meeting
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
APR
26
Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Board meeting
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield

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

DISTRICT 202

ELEMENTARY

HIGH SCHOOL

VIDEOS

ELEMENTARY

MIDDLE SCHOOL

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.

Catholic Charities' Mobile Food Pantry is coming to Holy Family Parish, Shorewood, IL
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Plainfield Saints Host Walk In Registration for Youth Football and Cheer
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Join the fun with Cub Scout Pack 91!
Gender: Male
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Kindergarten
School: All Elementary Schools

May the 4th Be With You: Celebrate Everything Star Wars! FREE FAMILY EVENT
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

Plainfield East Summer Sports Camps
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: 7th, 2nd, 8th, 3rd, 9th, 4th, 10th, 5th, 11th, 6th, 12th
School: All Elementary Schools, All Middle Schools, PEHS

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

How to Talk to your Kids about LGBTQ+Issues
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

STEMCON FAIR
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

PNHS Cheerleading Tryouts
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: Middle, High
School: All Middle Schools, All High Schools

THANK YOU

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

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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