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Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
Education Partners
A weekly newsletter from Plainfield CCSD 202 August 21, 2015

MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT 202

District 202 Education Partners, hello…

Here is this week’s serving of District 202 news and information: 


SPECIAL NEWS

A “Ceremony of Remembrance” will be held next Friday, August 28th to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1990 Plainfield tornado.

  • A traditional ceremony will be held from 3-4 p.m. at the Memorial site on Ft. Beggs Drive across from Plainfield High School – Central Campus (24120 W. Ft. Beggs Drive.)
  • Then, a panel discussion featuring meteorologists Paul Sirvatka (College of DuPage), Steve Baskerville (WBBM) and Tom Skilling (WGN) will be held from 4:45-6 p.m. in the PHSCC auditorium. Both events are open to the community.

PLEASE NOTE: Ft. Beggs Drive will be closed at 2:30 p.m. from Route 59 to PHSCC. Police will be directing traffic in the area. 


THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS
  • Here are the Board of Education meeting notes from the August 17, 2015 board meeting.
  • At that meeting, the Board approved putting the proposed 2015-16 budget on public display for 30 days as required by law. This information is posted on the front page of the district 202 web site and is also available for review at the District Administrative Center. The Board will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. September 28, 2015 and then vote on proposed budget later that evening. 
  • The Plainfield Library invites 6-12 year olds enter the Plainfield Harvest Kidz Miler T-shirt Contest. Use this form to draw a picture related to running, exercising or just having fun. The winning design will be featured at this year's race. The winner will also get a $30 ITunes gift card.  

NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

Aug 19, 2015 | D. 202 high schools present Senior College Application Night
All District 202 high school seniors and their families are invited and encouraged to attend a special College Application Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Plainfield South High School, 7800 W.... [READ MORE]


Aug 18, 2015 | Applications for 9th annual Bonnie McBeth scholarship available online
Current teachers taking graduate-level courses in early education are encouraged to apply for financial support through the Bonnie McBeth Early Learning Scholarship program. The scholarship is available to any... [READ MORE]


Aug 17, 2015 | D. 202 proposed 2015-16 budget on public display for 30 days
The Plainfield District 202 Board of Education approved placing the proposed 2015-16 budget on public display for 30 days as required by law at its August 17, 2015 regular meeting. The Board is expected to... [READ MORE]


Aug 17, 2015 | Record-high 260 D. 202 students named 2015 AP Scholars
Two hundred sixty District 202 high school graduates and current students have been named 2015 AP Scholars based on their performance on the Advanced Placement exams given during the 2014-2015 school year. The... [READ MORE]


UPCOMING EVENTS

AUG
28
CAPE Meeting
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
SEP
04
School Improvement Day - Early Release Schedule - No Kindergarten or BMLC
SEP
07
Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
SEP
12
ACT Testing
Plainfield Central High School
SEP
12
Community Coffees with the Superintendent:
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield

KUDOS AND CONGRATULATIONS
  • PNHS senior Jay Blake will ride in the inaugural Ride Across Wisconsin (RAW) on Saturday, August 29, 2015 as a member of Team Fox. The event will benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) which funds research to find better treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
  • PNHS graduate Karlie Traversa will appear as soprano soloist with the Blue Lake Festival Orchestra this Saturday, August 22, 2015, performing the work of composer Ludolf Arens.  The performance will be broadcast in the US and internationally via Public Radio FM 90.3/88.9 

 


PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
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

ELEMENTARY

VIDEOS

ELEMENTARY

MIDDLE SCHOOL


VIRTUAL BACKPACK
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.

Girl Scouts
Gender: Female
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: Elementary
School: Creekside, Lakewood Falls

Zombie Prom: Plainfield Park District
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: All Grades
School: All Schools

PEHS Bengalette Dance Camp 2015
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle
School: All Elementary Schools, All Middle Schools

JOIN PACK 90 AT OUR FAMILY PICNIC
Gender: Male
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: Elementary
School: All Elementary Schools

Cub Scout Orientation - Pack 91
Gender: Male
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
School: All Elementary Schools

VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE ***ATL RAMS***
Gender:
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: 7th, 8th, 3rd, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th
School: Aux Sable, Eichelberger, Liberty, Ridge, Freedom, Lincoln, River View, Central ES, Grand Prairie, Meadow View, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Reed, Heritage Grove, Plainfield Academy, Timber Ridge, Creekside, Indian Trail, PCHS, Walkers Grove, Crystal Lawns, Ira Jones, PEHS, Wesmere, Drauden Point, John F Kennedy, PNHS, Eagle Pointe, Lakewood Falls, PSHS

K -8 BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING FALL LEAGUE
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: 1st, 7th, 2nd, 8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Kindergarten, 6th
School: Aux Sable, Eichelberger, Liberty, Ridge, Freedom, Lincoln, River View, Central ES, Grand Prairie, Meadow View, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Reed, Heritage Grove, Timber Ridge, Creekside, Indian Trail, Walkers Grove, Crystal Lawns, Ira Jones, Wesmere, Drauden Point, John F Kennedy, Eagle Pointe, Lakewood Falls

PSHS Dance Camp
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Students
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle
School: All Elementary Schools, All Middle Schools

RAMS TRAVEL BASKETBALL TRYOUTS BOYS & GIRLS
Gender: Both Genders
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: 7th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
School: Aux Sable, Eichelberger, Liberty, Ridge, Freedom, Lincoln, River View, Central ES, Grand Prairie, Meadow View, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Reed, Heritage Grove, Timber Ridge, Creekside, Indian Trail, Walkers Grove, Crystal Lawns, Ira Jones, Wesmere, Drauden Point, John F Kennedy, Eagle Pointe, Lakewood Falls

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

Cub Scout Pack 81 CARNIVAL!
Gender: Male
Staff or Students:
Grade Level: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
School: All Elementary Schools

THANK YOU

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Have a great weekend.

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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