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D. 202 Board of Education approves five new administrators

Five new administrators will join District 202 following approval of their appointment by the Board of Education at its June 25, 2012 regular meeting. Angela … Read more ›

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D. 202 closes achievement gap more than four similar districts — Well positioned for new national/state accountability system

District 202 has made more progress closing the “achievement gap” between its white and minority students than four nearby districts with similar demographics. What’s more, … Read more ›

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D. 202 OKs selling refunding bonds to save up to $2.3 million

District 202 will re-fund several building bonds to save taxpayers up to $2.3 million. The Board of Education at its June 11, 2012 regular meeting … Read more ›

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District 202 approves hiring of three new assistant principals

Drauden Point Middle School, Walker’s Grove Elementary School and the Bonnie McBeth Learning Center will have new assistant principals next school year. The District 202 … Read more ›

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Plainfield High School -- Central Campus math teachers Lynn and Tom Bond helped organize a week-long project to help repair homes in the Joliet area, by "Reach Workcamps", a service ministry based in Colorado.
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Plainfield Central HS teachers, students help area needy through summer church service project

What do you get when you add two math teachers and about 150 more volunteers? A lot of help for needy people in the Joliet … Read more ›

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D. 202 names new Charles Reed Elementary, Plainfield Academy asst. principals

Charles Reed Elementary School and Plainfield Academy in District 202 will have new assistant principals next school year. The District 202 Board of Education approved … Read more ›

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GlennWood, District 202's director of high school and middle school curriculum will become the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction on July 1, 2012.
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Veteran educator takes over top Curriculum and Instruction post

Glenn Wood, District 202’s director of high school and middle school curriculum and instruction will be the district’s new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. … Read more ›

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Plainfield Foundation helps teachers with new growth award

The Plainfield Foundation for Excellence has awarded six “professional development” grants totaling nearly $2,500 to six District 202 teachers as part of a new initiative … Read more ›

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Heritage Grove Middle School 7th graders (from left) Kyle Prohaska, Chris Garcia ,Tyler Jones and Logan Chagdes show off their section of the "Chain of Kindness" that students created as part of the school's participation this year in the Rachel's Challenge program. All year, students wrote examples of kindness done or seen, and attaching the links to create a paper chain. Then, in early May, the students encircled the school with the chain.
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Chain of Kindness

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D. 202 students save $422,000 with JJC Dual Credit partnership

District 202 students saved $422,000 in potential college tuition expenses through the district’s ongoing partnership with Joliet Junior College to offer “dual credit” business courses. … Read more ›