November 24, 2015District 200 invites you to attend a public forum on Monday, December 14, conducted by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), Division of Special Education Services. Our District has been selected for a focused monitoring review regarding educational placement decisions for students with disabilities. The ISBE team leader will explain the focused monitoring process about placement decisions and provide you an opportunity to share your comments.
November 23, 2015Parents are reminded that Wednesday, November 25th is an early dismissal day to begin the Thanksgiving Break. There is no school on Nov. 26 or 27, and classes resume on Monday, November 30th. See “Read more” below to view the schedule of specific dismissal times, or to download a printable copy.
November 19, 2015Olson Elementary students were able to swim with sharks, attend a pow-wow and gaze at some of the nation’s most famous monuments, all from the comfort of their classrooms when the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visited the school on November 17. Expeditions is a virtual reality platform built for the classroom. Through the use of “Google Cardboard” – a fold-out cardboard mount for a mobile phone, students are able to get an amazing 360-degree view of people, places and things from throughout the world.
November 11, 2015For the 15th year, Northwood Middle School honored Veterans at the school’s annual Veterans Day Assembly. With a theme of What Freedom Means to Me, the program honored all veterans, with particular emphasis on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War and the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Students and guests welcomed the large number of visiting veterans with a standing ovation.
November 5, 2015Staff and administrators from both Northwood Middle School and the District gathered at Northwood on November 3rd to dedicate the school’s new Cardio Fitness room. This state-of-the art fitness area was made possible through funding entirely from SHAPE Woodstock (the United States Department of Education Carol M. White Physical Education Program [PEP] Grant). The grant is administered by Instructional Coach Melinda Etnyre and Grant Coordinator Rob Mecklenburg. Both are certified PE teachers, with years of teaching experience in the District.
November 2, 2015Engineering Design and Development is not an average classroom course. In it, students come together as a team to identify a problem, propose a solution, and test and construct a prototype to solve said problem. The 2015 EDD Bike Rack group wishes to design and test a Bike Rack rental system for the city of Woodstock, but we need information to help us determine the validity of installing a Bike Rack rental system.
October 20, 2015The Illinois State Board of Education annually sponsors Those Who Excel to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to our state's public and nonpublic elementary and secondary schools. District 200 is proud to have the following among this year’s honorees: Denise Clark, Maribeth Dhom, Kelly Edge, Paul Rausch, and the D200 Special Olympics Team (represented by Jennifer Moskowitz and Cory Knopik).
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