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October 16, 2020
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Ira Jones Middle School Band Teacher Karlee Van Kley demonstrates the correct fingering on the trumpet for a new song her band students are learning on Zoom. All District 202 staff returned to their buildings on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Students are still learning remotely.
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MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT 202
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Hello, District 202 Education Partners,

We hope you had a great week. It's been very busy for us. 

Here is today’s selection of D. 202 news and information:

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  • As we work to bring students back slowly and safely for in-person learning, we will email detailed information to each family as the time approaches for their students to return to school. Therefore, it is critical that your email works.
This Week's Highlights

SPECIAL MESSAGES:

CENSUS

  • THANK YOU to everyone who completed their 2020 Census. October 15th was the last day to complete the census. Your support will help our area immensely both in terms of federal funding and legislative

REGULAR INFORMATION

Grand Prairie ES second grade annual fire station field trip goes virtual
Oct 15, 2020
Bonnie McBeth Learning Center celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month virtually
Oct 15, 2020
D. 202 distributing 6,700 laptops to PreK-3 students for remote learning
Oct 14, 2020
 
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OCT 19
School Improvement Day - Early Release
OCT 21
Board of Education Committee meetings
OCT 26
Board of Education regular meeting
OCT 30
End of First Quarter
NOV 03
Election Day - No School
NOV 09
Board of Education regular meeting
Kudos and Congratulations
  • Eighteen Plainfield East High School student musicians participated in a volunteer “performance” last weekend through the Lift Your Voice project:
  • Plainfield North High School Athletic Director Ron Lear earned the prestigious Certified Master Athletic Administrators (CMAA) designation from the National Athletic Director Organization (NADO.) This is NADO's highest honor for school athletic directors.

 

Week in Review

TOP SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

These District 202 social media posts got the most attention and feedback this week:
instagram image from instagram Lincoln Elementary School first grade teachers found a creative way to collect students' writing samples during remote l...

facebook image from facebook UPDATED D. 202 Return to In-Person Learning Plans District administration updated the Board of Education on our plans to return students slowly and safely to in-person learning at the Board of Education meeting last night. This update includes more details about what a "hybrid" school day will look like, and related points. We will share more information later this week including the dates for the rest of our students to return to in-person learning. ***PLEASE REMEMBER, every part of this plan is tentative and must remain flexible to adjust as needed to changing pandemic conditions. Finally, we have also added a new "Return to In-Person Learning" page with several resources specifically for parents, including a special handbook, student self-certification procedures and mask protocols and accommodations. *All these resources are housed on the "2020-21 School Year" page at the top of all district and school websites: www.psd202.org/page/school-year-info We are fully committed to safely getting all students and staff back to in-person learning (if parents choose to do so.) We need, count on and greatly appreciate your patience, understanding and support. More coming later this week. #202proud

twitter image from twitter October is National Principals Month. District 202 would like to recognize our principals for all of their hard work and dedication. Today we honor Drauden Point Middle School Principal Kai Freeman. #202proud @DraudenPanthers @ilprincipals pic.twitter.com/bwXhuOlsTL— Plainfield Community Consolidated SD 202 (@d202schools) October 11, 2020

PHOTOS/VIDEOS

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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2nd grade virtual fire house field trip, 10.09.2020
2nd grade virtual fire house field trip, 10.09.2020
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)

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Twitter: @d202schools

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