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October 19, 2018
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Meadow View Elementary School students learn about the science and history of hot air ballooning inside a hot air balloon.

Hello Education Partners,

Hope you have had a good week.

Heading into what looks like a rainy Fall weekend, here is this week’s selection of District 202 news and information:

This Week's Highlights


  • The old “District 202/Blackboard Mobile App” that had been available in the Apple and Google Play app stores has been de-activated and deleted from those stores.

To get the current award-winning District 202 website on your mobile device, simply call up www.psd202.org on your mobile device’s browser and save the website to your device.


  • The District 202 Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, October 22, 2018 at the district administrative center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield. The public session starts at 7:30 p.m. Here is the agenda.
  • Parent-teacher conferences will be held November 5-6, 2018. Please take advantage of this great opportunity to talk directly with your student’s teachers, if your schedule allows. Please call your school directly for more information.
  • It’s Fall Play season! Check out the shows hitting our high school stages next month.
D. 202 middle school musicians earn trip to regional music fest
Oct 19, 2018
D. 202 HS juniors can broaden horizons with Foundation grants
Oct 16, 2018
Eight D. 202 HS seniors named National Hispanic Scholars
Oct 16, 2018
Fall plays set to take center stage at District 202 high schools
Oct 15, 2018
OCT 19
End of First Quarter
OCT 19
CAPE monthly meeting
OCT 22
School Improvement Day - Early Release
OCT 22
Board of Education Regular Meeting
OCT 25
Foundation for Excellence
NOV 05
Parent/Teacher Conferences (Evening Schedule) - NO SCHOOL
Kudos and Congratulations

Four District 202 high school students are competing this weekend in the state girls’ tennis tournament:


  • Senior Mikayla Dwyer and junior Stephanie Kucera (doubles)
  • Sophomore Grace Chadick (singles)


  • Senior Katie Kearney (singles)
Week in Review


These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
twitter Congratulations @HeritageGroveMS #crosscountry team! #202proud https://t.co/XlKttBAlmC

instagram New student artwork up in the #JonWBelkeArtGallery. Art from #charlesreedes #lakewoodfallses #LibertyES #WesmereES #heritagegrovems on display through 10.31.2018 #202proud

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facebook Inside the Classroom: Meadow View ES fourth graders learn science inside a hot air balloon, 10.12.2018

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The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures and videos. Check out what our students have been up to!
Welcome to Ellis Island!
Students work with snap circuits, 10.16.2018
Fourth grade honor students create a Force and Motion Carnival, 10.18.2018
Plainfield firefighters visit kindergartners, 10.16.2018
Kindergarten Fireman Monfre visit
October MakerSpace Challenge grades k-2: 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate
Author Chris Grabenstein visits 3rd, 4th and 5th graders, 10.16.2018
Having Fun Learning
Homecoming Week 2018
Pumpkin Painting 2018
Bilingual kindergartners explore 5 senses with nature walk, 10.2018
Bilingual kindergartners organize Alphabet Fashion Show, 10.12.2018
2nd annual PSHS Marching Band Invitational, 09.22.2018
Virtual Backpack
Got Prairie? Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Got Prairie? Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Interfaith Ladies Lunch with the ladies of The Muslim Association of Bolingbrook
Interfaith Ladies Lunch with the ladies of The Muslim Association of Bolingbrook
National Bison Day at Midewin
National Bison Day at Midewin
Take Back the Night presented by Community Service Council, Bolingbrook, IL
Take Back the Night presented by Community Service Council, Bolingbrook, IL
Thank You

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


Try to stay dry, and have a good 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

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