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December 20, 2019
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Plainfield North High School juniors Cameron Gray (left) and Kimberly Espinosa create a paper roller coaster stable enough to support a marble in Melissa O’Keefe’s physics class on Friday, December 13, 2019.

Hello, District 202 Education Partners,

Here is our “Heading Into Winter Break” selection of D. 202 news and information:

census 2020, everyone counts!

The 2020 Census will be held next spring and it’s vitally important to our community that everyone be counted. The Census helps determine our legislative districts and federal funding.

Here is some basic information about the Census.

Did You Know?

For more information please visit 2020Census.gov 

This Week's Highlights
  • Here are the Board Notes from the December 16, 2019 regular Board of Education meeting.
  • Spectrum Youth Singers will be performing at the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Holiday concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Trinity College in Palos Heights.

Spectrum Youth Singers includes children from Eagle Pointe, Liberty, and Freedom elementary schools; and Heritage Grove, Ira Jones, and Aux Sable middle schools.

Thirteen D. 202 musicians selected for ILMEA All-State festival
Dec 19, 2019
D. 202 to offer limited full-day kindergarten again in 2020-2021
Dec 18, 2019
250 D. 202 students named 2020-2021 Illinois State Scholars
Dec 18, 2019
D. 202 approves $201.7 million 2019 property tax levy - Projected tax rate expected to drop for fifth straight year
Dec 17, 2019
Longtime district HR director is new assistant superintendent
Dec 16, 2019
Plainfield Central High School AP Chlebek named principal
Dec 16, 2019
DEC 20
End Semester One
DEC 20
School Improvement Day - Early Release
DEC 23
Winter Break
DEC 24
Winter Break
DEC 25
Winter Break
DEC 26
Winter Break
Kudos and Congratulations
  • Two hundred fifty District 202 high school students have been named 2020-21 Illinois State Scholars because of their academic potential.
Week in Review


These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
twitter Congratulations to Plainfield High School – Central Campus Associate Principal Chris Chlebek who will become PHSCC… https://t.co/CwLDidZL9n

instagram image from instagram Ms. Altenhoff's third grade class at Walker's Grove Elementary School worked hard putting together "segments" for "WG TV." Students worked on biography projects where they dressed up as a famous person they studied and presented a "TV segment" on them. This project helped students learn how to research, turn the research into a presentation and taught them public speaking skills. #202proud

facebook image from facebook Breann Cumming and Emma Majewski, third grade teachers at Lincoln Elementary School, talk about the variety of ways flexible seating is implement throughout District 202. #202proud


The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures and videos. Check out what our students have been up to!

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Frozen Winter Wonderland, 12.13.2019
Frozen Winter Wonderland, 12.13.2019
Virtual Backpack
Plainfield Wrestling Club Middle School Team
Plainfield Wrestling Club Middle School Team
Swim Lessons at Inwood Athletic Club
Swim Lessons at Inwood Athletic Club
Kids College - JJC
Kids College - JJC
Thank You

…for your continued support of our students and staff.

Merry Christmas and happy holidays.

Classes resume January 6, 2020.

Have a safe, restful and enjoyable winter break.


Tom Hernandez

Plainfield District 202

Director of Community Relations

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer

(815) 577-4008

(815) 514-5409 (cell)

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Twitter: @d202schools

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