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February 5, 2021
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River View Elementary School Assistant Principal Stacia Mallory directs a kindergartener off the bus on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. District 202 kindergarten students returned to in-person learning this week.

Hello, District 202 Education Partners,

Hope you had a good week. Here is today’s selection of D. 202 news and information:

  • Please continue to review the "Covid-19 Parent Handbook" to help families understand the pandemic, official health guidance, rules, our efforts to keep students and staff safe. (updated February 4, 2021.)

This special page has all the current news, information, photos, videos and resources about the plan to return students to in-person learning. We will update it often over the next few weeks.

This Week's Highlights



  • The Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, February 8, 2021 at the district administrative center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield. Public session starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Board will meet virtually because of ongoing pandemic-related health and safety concerns and social distancing guidelines. However, the community can watch the meeting online and submit public comments via email:

Public comment on the proposed bond sale will be accepted by email from February 9, 2021, to March 15, 2021 when the Board is expected to vote on the proposed sale.

  • The (Virtual) Jon Balke Student Art Gallery is proud to feature works from Crystal Lawns, Grand Prairie, Liberty, Meadow View and Walker’s Grove elementary schools; John F. Kennedy Middle School; and Plainfield South High School in February 2021.
  • Delivery for our Curbside Meal Service is now on Wednesdays, through March 3rd. Free meals are available to ALL students 18 and younger.
Ten District 202 high school students win Scholastic Art Awards
Feb 2, 2021
FEB 08
Board of Education regular meeting
FEB 11
Board of Education Special meeting
FEB 15
Presidents’ Day - NO SCHOOL
FEB 16
Board of Education Committee meetings/Site and Finance
FEB 17
Board of Education Committee meetings
FEB 22
Board of Education regular meeting
Week in Review


These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
twitter Welcome back @d202schools sixth, ninth graders! @HeritageGroveMS @cougars_pshs @timberridge202 @EastBengals pic.twitter.com/InhmqqtuRo— Plainfield Community Consolidated SD 202 (@d202schools) February 1, 2021

facebook image from facebook Ira Jones Middle School sixth-graders visited the school on Thursday, January 29, 2021, for Step Up Day. #202proud #ReturnD202

instagram image from instagram District 202 multi-needs students returned to in-person learning last week. Take a look at their first week. #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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Sixth, ninth, kindergarten, special ed students return to in-person learning, February 2021
Sixth, ninth, kindergarten, special ed students return to in-person learning, February 2021
Virtual Backpack
5v5 Soccer League Plainfield
5v5 Soccer League Plainfield
Mobile Food Pantry Plainfield
Mobile Food Pantry Plainfield
Thank You

…for your continued support of our students and staff.



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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