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October 5, 2018
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Bonnie McBeth Learning Center students enjoyed the sunshine while navigating an obstacle course during the school's inaugural Bumblebee Blast Fun Run on October 1, 2018.

Hello Education Partners,

Hope you have had a wonderful week.

Here is this week’s selection “Columbus Day Holiday Weekend” edition of District 202 news and information:

This Week's Highlights


  • The 67th annual Community Homecoming Parade steps off at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, October 6, 2018 rain or shine.

We will keep you posted of any weather-related changes to the parade on our Facebook page or our Twitter feed at @d202schools. #202proud#2018homecoming

  • 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.


***Please note the meeting will be held on Tuesday because of the Columbus Day holiday on Monday. The public session starts at 7:30 p.m.

  • The Jon Balke Student Art Gallery is proud to feature works this month from Charles Reed, Lakewood Falls, Liberty and Wesmere elementary schools, and Heritage Grove Middle School. Check out our talented students’ work the next time you’re at the District Administrative Center.


Check out all the great things our students and staff did in September.

Nominations sought for Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame
Oct 1, 2018
OCT 06
District 202 Community Homecoming Parade
OCT 08
Columbus Day - NO SCHOOL
OCT 09
Board of Education Regular Meeting
OCT 17
Board of Education Committee Meeting
OCT 19
End of First Quarter
OCT 19
CAPE monthly meeting
Week in Review


These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
instagram October means new student artwork in the Jon W. Balke art gallery at the Administration Center. #202proud

image from instagram

facebook Plainfield Academy Principal Tod Schnowske takes a dance break with sixth grader Fredrion Elkins. Elkins was trying to teach Schnowske "The Hype." #202proud #202staffrocks

image from facebook


The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures and videos. Check out what our students have been up to!
Family Math night, 10.04.2018
Science students explore waters at Hammel Woods, 10.02.2018
VIDEO: September 2018 snapshots around District 202
ProKids Show teaches kindness, caring, 10.02.2018
VIDEO: Principal takes dance break with sixth grade student, 09.28.2018
Inaugural Bumblebee Blast Fun Run, 10.01.2018
Drumming character assembly
8th grade scientists design, create, test Mars rovers, 09.28.2018
VIDEO: 8th grade scientists test their Mars Rovers, 09.28.2018
Homecoming pep rally, 09.28.2018
Spirit Week 2018-2019
Homecoming pep rally, 09.28.2018
Virtual Backpack
Plainfield South Girls Basketball Youth Camp
Plainfield South Girls Basketball Youth Camp
Chicago Fire Juniors West High School Boys Tryouts
Chicago Fire Juniors West High School Boys Tryouts
Thank You

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


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

“We Prepare Learners for the Future”



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