March 30, 2015Because the deadline for PRIDE Award applications (April 3, 2015) falls on a day when school is not in attendance, and the District administrative offices are closed, the deadline has been extended until Monday, April 6th. All PRIDE applications and recommendations must be received at 227 W. Judd Street on or before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 6th.
March 10, 2015Don’t forget to check the Virtual Backpack for new events and activities. A number of spring and summer programs have been recently posted. See the backpack for information on the following:
March 5, 2015Congratulations to Northwood Middle School Social Studies teacher Matt Wesley, who was recently named the Star 105.5 / Home State Bank Teacher of the Month for February.
March 4, 2015Middle and High School students and their parents are invited to attend “Beyond Academics” – a discussion of topics and issues that students may encounter in high school that can affect their academic performance and mental health.
February 24, 2015Over the course of the next several weeks, District 200 students in grades 3-11 will be taking state mandated assessments. Attached are letters that provide information about the testing schedule as well as tips on how parents can help their children come prepared on testing days.
February 9, 2015We are pleased to announce the availability of a new school communications app for smartphone or tablet. The Family App is an extension of the eSchoolPLUS Home Access Center currently available for parents of middle and high school students. The eSchoolPLUS Family App, available to all parents, will provide attendance and fee payment information, as well as the ability to email teachers from a phone. Middle and High School parents will also have access to information about student assignments and course grades. (This feature is currently being developed for use at the elementary level.)
January 20, 2015On January 15, 2015 the Woodstock North math team competed at Rockford University for the NIATM Math Invitational Competition, and took First Place Overall in Division A1. Schools competing included Belvidere, Belvidere North, Boylan, Byron, Harlem, Hononegah, Rochelle, Stillman Valley, Winnebago, Woodstock High School and Woodstock North. Overall there were about 350 students at the competition.
January 15, 2015This year the Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be administered to students in grades 6-12. The survey is designed by the University of Chicago and is being used by the Illinois State Board of Education as part of the state’s school accountability process. The survey gathers information about the school’s learning environment from the perspective of the teacher and student.
January 12, 2015We are happy to announce that the SHAPE Woodstock workshop with Paul Zientarski has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 9th. Inclement weather on January 8th forced the cancellation of our original program, and we are grateful that Mr. Zientarski is able to reschedule with us for April. Zientarski is the founder of the Learning Readiness Program for Naperville School District 203. He will discuss how he and other educators have made a difference in the lives of students through exercise.
January 9, 2015District 200 is holding a Kindergarten Registration Fair on February 4 and 5 for parents of children entering kindergarten in the fall at Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center. Parents may register their child on either date. In addition, parents will receive information about physicals and immunizations, Literacy and Math instruction, Social Skills Curriculum, Kids Club and applying for a library card from the Woodstock Public Library.
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