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JAN 18

CAPE monthly meeting
9:30 am - 11:00 am
District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
The CAPE organization will hold its regular monthly meeting.

JAN 23

Board of Education Committee Meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
These Board of Education committees will meet at 6 p.m. The committee meetings are open...

JAN 24

Foundation for Excellence
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
The Plainfield Foundation for Excellence will meet if necessary. The public is welcome.

JAN 28

Board of Education Regular Meeting
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
The Board meeting convenes in Public Session at 6:30 p.m. The Board goes immediately into...

FEB 11

Board of Education Regular Meeting
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Central Elementary School, 23723 Getson Drive, Plainfield, Illinois
The Board meeting convenes in Public Session at 6:30 p.m. The Board goes immediately into...

FEB 12

CAPE Board of Education Candidates Forum
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
District Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield
The CAPE organanization will host a forum for candidates running for a seat on the...

Announcements

5 Essentials survey

District 202 will once again participate in the State of Illinois 5 Essentials survey. The 5 Essentials survey provides a unique opportunity for students, teachers and parents to have a voice in improving their schools.  Through January 18, 2019, students, teachers and parents will be [...]

A.L.I.C.E. Security Training Information (UPDATED 1-7-19)

District 202 has been working for about two years with our area police departments to implement the new "A.L.I.C.E." security protocol. Please read these parent letters for more information about this effort to enhance our school security.  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PARENT LETTER [...]

01.16.19

BE THE DIFFERENCE, BE A FACTOR! Wednesday January 16, 2019 Word of the Day: Elucidate (verb) Meaning: To explain, clarify, or provide key information. Only Jordan could elucidate upon his motivations and why he behaved in certain ways.   CLUBS: Art Club will be meeting on [...]

School and District News

D. 202 Board gets details on four full-day kindergarten options

Jan 14, 2019

District 202 administrators presented options for providing full-day kindergarten to all eligible students to the Board of Education at its January 14, 2019 regular meeting, Full-day kindergarten was identified as a top district priority in the 2011 Five Year Strategic Plan. As well, several [...]

D. 202 program teaches how to keep kids safe with social media

Jan 14, 2019

Social media has become such a dominant force that it can become dangerous for some people, especially children and adolescents. District 202 will address that issue through a special program called “The Screen Zombie – How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Social Media” [...]

D. 202 will present study of full-day kindergarten, 8th-HS period

Dec 17, 2018

District 202 administration will present information about the feasibility of implementing full-day kindergarten for all eligible students, and an 8th period to the high school day, at the Board of Education’s January 14, 2019 regular meeting. Both topics were identified as top district [...]

Follow the Yellow Brick Road for 2019 Great Read art contest

Dec 5, 2018

Nearly 120 years after first being published, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” remains a worldwide cultural, literary and cinematic phenomenon whose fantastic images and characters appeal to all ages. Plainfield-area artists from pre-kindergarten through adult are invited and encouraged [...]

The 2019 Great Read program heads down the yellow brick road

Dec 5, 2018

Few books have impacted popular culture as much as “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” The 2019 Great Read community literacy program will celebrate the fantastic story that remains a worldwide touchstone for people of all ages nearly 120 years after Dorothy and Toto first stepped down [...]