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November 21, 2018
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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Functionally-Based Instructional (FBI) students paint pumpkins to give to their families on Thanksgiving.

Hello Education Partners,

Hope you have had a good week.

Here is our “Thanksgiving Eve” selection of District 202 news and information:

This Week's Highlights


We’re proud to introduce “District 202 In Focus”, a new communications feature taking an in-depth, year-long, digital look at important District 202 topics, initiatives and programs.

This year, we’re highlighting Curriculum and Instruction.

First up: the “Technology Trailblazers” pilot program leads the work being done to increase and improve the use of technology in our classrooms.

Future topics include:

  • Our ELL programs
  • Student Assessments
  • What’s coming in 2019-2020

We hope you enjoy “District 202 In Focus”!


  • The Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2018 tax levy on December 17, 2018. The district’s tax rate is expected to drop by 20 cents per $100 of equalized assessed value as part of the 2018 levy.
  • Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lane Abrell spoke this week with WJOL (1340 AM) morning host Scott Slocum about the district’s state test scores, the proposed tax levy and the benefits the district expects from a new commercial project.
District 202 high schools to host annual madrigal dinners
Nov 19, 2018
D. 202 slates public hearing on proposed $197.3 million 2018 property tax levy -- Projected tax rate drops 20 cents
Nov 19, 2018
NOV 21
Thanksgiving Recess - NO SCHOOL
NOV 22
Thanksgiving Recess - NO SCHOOL
NOV 23
Thanksgiving Recess - NO SCHOOL
DEC 12
Board of Education Committee Meeting
DEC 14
CAPE monthly meeting
DEC 17
Board of Education Regular Meeting
Kudos and Congratulations
  • Plainfield North High School junior Jessica Davis won 3rd place in the 200 freestyle and 8th place in the 100 freestyle at the girls’ state swim meet. She earned all-state status in both.
  • PNHS junior Kali Franckowiak won 7th place in 200 freestyle at the girls’ state swim meet.earning all-state status.
  • The District 202 girls’ co-op swimming program has now had at least one state qualifier 10 years in a row, and a state placer five years in a row.
  • Meadow View Elementary School Principal Brian Sorg defended his doctoral dissertation. Congratulations, Doctor Sorg.
Week in Review


These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
instagram Young #CentralElememtarySchool artists take on turkey. #HappyThanksgiving #202proud

image from instagram

facebook We are #202proud of all our first quarter middle school honor roll students.

http://www.psd202.org... to see who is on the list from Indian Trail Middle school, Timber Ridge Middle School, Heritage Grove Middle School,Drauden Point Middle School and Aux Sable Middle School.

image from facebook

twitter #202proud https://t.co/oRwEWIcug3


The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures and videos. Check out what our students have been up to!
VIDEO: Hop on the Bus training, 10.2018
Thanksgiving Feast - Intensive Classrooms
Annual V.I.P. Day, 11.20.2018
VIDEO: Students volunteer at animal shelter, 11.16.2018
Fourth grader wins poster contest, ride to school in fire truck, 11.02.2018
Fluid Power Challenge at JJC, 11.09.2018
Tommy Hawk visit, 11.16.2018
FBI students paint pumpkins for family, 11.15.2018
NFPA Fluid Power 2018 Challenge at JJC 11.9.18
Veterans visit school
Candy Bar Bingo, 11.09.2018
Student athletes sign letters of intent to play in college, 11.14.2018
Student athletes sign letters of intent to play in college, 11.14.2018
Virtual Backpack
Indoor 5v5 Soccer League
Indoor 5v5 Soccer League
Little Olympians Soccer Program
Little Olympians Soccer Program
Soccer 5 week Skills Clinic
Soccer 5 week Skills Clinic
Spectrum Singers Holiday Concert
Spectrum Singers Holiday Concert
Thank You

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


Have a safe, restful and fun Thanksgiving and holiday 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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