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A weekly newsletter from Plainfield CCSD 202 July 28, 2016

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Education Partners, hello.

Here is this week’s helping of District 202 news and information:

  • Important Reminders:
    • Stadium renovations are under way at Plainfield High School-Central Campus and Plainfield South High School through September 12, 2016. Therefore the associated outdoor tracks and outdoor stadium fields are closed to walkers and other stadium-related activities.

We have created a special page with both photos and videos of this project on the district web site. We will also continue to post information to District 202’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

  • The 2016-17 School Year calendar was amended to extend the 2017 Spring Break by two days, so that students are not in school on Election Day (April 4, 2017).
  • Catholic Charities will host its annual Back to School Fair from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at St. Clare Campus (the former Guardian Angels home), 1550 W. Plainfield Road, Joliet.

The Board is expected to put the proposed 2016-17 budget on public display for 30 days as required by law at its August 22, 2016 meeting, then hold a public hearing and vote on the budget at its September 26, 2016 meeting.


Jul 27, 2016 | Wesmere Elementary teacher Rio-bound to watch daughter in Olympics
Wesmere Elementary School Physical Education teacher Sandy Murphy didn’t think much about it when her then-toddler daughter Kelly said she wanted to play volleyball in the Olympics someday. Little did... [READ MORE]

Jul 26, 2016 | District 202 proposed 2016-2017 budget shows slight surplus
District 202 could end the 2016-17 school year with an operating surplus of about $2.2 million – if preliminary budget projections hold true. The Plainfield District 202 Board of Education received a... [READ MORE]


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  • The Plainfield South High School varsity baseball team beat Brother Rice 3-2 on Monday to win the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Phil Lawler Summer State Tournament championship.
  • Indian Trail Middle School sixth grader Maddy Veghts recently raised and donated $2,500 and donated additional toys and supplies to Comer Children's Hospital.
  • Plainfield East High School junior and choir student Alex Schedel was one of 200 student musicians chosen for the 2016 2016 European Concert Tour as part of the Illinois Ambassadors of Music program from June 24-July 9, 2016.

High school music directors nominated students for the program. The ambassadors performed five concerts and toured London, Paris, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy and Germany.

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

Please click on the image/link below to see these photos of our students and staff in action:



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

Tom Hernandez
Director of Community Relations
Plainfield CCSD 202
(815) 577-4008 (office)
(815) 514-5409 (cell)
"We Prepare Learners for the Future"

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