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.
October 12, 2016Northwood Middle School Science Teacher Marcy Buchanan has been named an Illinois State Finalist in the competition for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching. Established by Congress in 1983, the PAEMST program authorizes the President to bestow up to 108 awards each year.
October 12, 2016Four District 200 seniors have been named Commended Students in the prestigious 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to WHS seniors Kathryn Dawdy and Shannon Fetzner; and WNHS seniors Amy Carr and William Taylor.
September 28, 2016Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 will have 4 school board seats to be filled at the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election. Candidates who are elected will fill four-year terms expiring in April 2021.
September 6, 2016Congratulations to Mary Endres Elementary School and Woodstock High School, who have been named to the Chicago Magazine 2016 list of “Chicago’s Best Public Schools.” The magazine categorizes schools in the city of Chicago, suburban Cook County and in the five collar counties.
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