January 12, 2017District 200 will begin accepting applications for its 2017-2018 preschool program on January 20, 2017. In addition to the long-standing grant funded preschool program that is open to 3-5 year olds who qualify through a pre-screening process, two other program options are available to interested parents. Details about all programs can be found on the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center website at http://dierzen.woodstockschools.org/.
January 11, 2017Since October 2016, District 200 has gone through a process to review our facilities. This group is comprised of community members, administration, and staff, who have been engaged in a process of reviewing the current state of District 200 facilities along with examining future needs for facility utilization.
January 9, 2017Four Woodstock High School theatre students took second place in the State of Illinois 2017 Tech Theatre Olympics on January 6th. Congratulations to Seniors Ryan Baier, Samantha Jones, Micah Muhlenfeld, and Connor Zankle, who took first place in three of the eight events including button sewing, platform construction, and sound system set-up. The Olympics are part of the Illinois Theatre Association’s Illinois High School Theatre Festival (IHSTF).
January 5, 2017During the Winter Break the District upgraded eSchool, our student information system. As part of this upgrade, the website to access the Home Access Center was changed to improve security. Parents may use the same username and password to log-in. Please remove any old bookmarks and replace it with the URL to new website.
December 21, 2016District 200 is holding Kindergarten Registration on January 31 and February 7 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, Kids Club, and will have the opportunity to apply for a library card from the Woodstock Public Library.
December 8, 2016Please see below for a link to a letter from Superintendent Dr. Michael Moan regarding the district’s Facilities Review process. In addition, in order to provide information on the progress of the committee, a Community Forum meeting will be held on December 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Woodstock High School Auditorium. If you have questions about the Facilities Review Committee, the meeting, or the process described in the letter, feel free to contact Dr. Moan’s office at 815-337-5406.
December 1, 2016Please see “Read more” below for a letter to parents from Assistant Superintendent George Oslovich.
November 2, 2016All D200 Dual Language students and their families are invited to a special evening of fun and learning on Thursday, November 3rd at Creekside Middle School. The program will include educational workshops in English and Spanish; a Dual Language Fair, fun activities for children; tacos and ice cream; a keynote speaker, and more! / Todas las familias del programa de lenguaje Dual del D200 están invitadas a una noche con talleres educativos en inglés y español, una Feria de Lenguaje Dual; actividades divertidas para los ninos; tacos, helado, y más – jueves 3 de noviembre – Creekside Middle School.
October 24, 2016Four staff members, a team and a Board of Education member from Woodstock District 200 were among those honored recently by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). State education officials honored 250 outstanding Illinois educators on October 22nd at the 41st annual Those Who Excel/Teacher of the Year banquet in Normal. District 200 is proud to have the following among this year’s honorees:
October 12, 2016Melinda Parrent, Library Media Specialist at Northwood Middle School, has been awarded nearly $600 in grant money from the Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF). Melinda will use the funds to purchase a Padcaster and accessories, which will enable students to create web series. The Padcaster is an aluminum frame for the iPad that allows the use of lenses, microphones, and much more.
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