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September 27, 2018
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Fifth graders at Crystal Lawns Elementary School read to first graders under sunny skies. The outdoor reading session was the school's chance to say goodbye to summer.

Hello Education Partners,

Hope you have had a wonderful week.

We’re sending this week’s selection of District 202 news and information a day early because of some scheduling conflicts tomorrow:

This Week's Highlights


  • 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.


  • Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lane Abrell made his first 2018-19 appearance on WJOL radio (1340 AM) this week. He discussed the new district budget, among other topics.
District 202 Webmaster, Communications Director honored
Sep 26, 2018
Former D. 202 Board President to lead 67th Homecoming Parade
Sep 24, 2018
Twelve D. 202 students earn National Merit “commended” rank
Sep 24, 2018
SEP 27
Foundation for Excellence
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
Week in Review


These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
instagram Celebrating #Nationalpancakeday @indiantrailms #202proud

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twitter Join @d202schools for the first of two @RachelsChalleng presentations about bullying tonight… https://t.co/1E89x5ONfF

facebook Students celebrated the expansion of the media center's graphic novel collection with a Comic Con.

There was a costume contest which featured characters from Gravity Falls, superheroes, Stranger Things among others.

There also were games including Spider-Man bags, a Superhero Action course and pop culture trivia. #202proud

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The District 202 Community Relations Department is traveling around the district taking pictures and videos. Check out what our students have been up to!
September 24, 2018 Board of Education Special Recognitions
VIDEO: Poet Harold Green III visit, 09.21.2018
Outdoor Education 2018
Pancakes with Principals celebrates National Pancake Day, 09.26.2018
Health students pen chalk messages for mental health awareness, 09.26.2018
Tiger Trails 2018
Fifth graders read to first graders to say goodbye summer, 09.21.2018
First graders learn about apples with the Plainfield Public Library, 09.20.2018
Family Reading and Math Night, 09.20.2018
First Character Counts assembly for new school year, 08.31.2018
VIDEO: Comic Con celebrates expansion of graphic novel collection, 09.18.2018
Virtual Backpack
YMCA Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Workshop
YMCA Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Workshop
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

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