Woodstock School District 200

Archive - News Releases

News Releases contain information about accomplishments, events, important decisions and other newsworthy topics and are sent regularly to all of the print and electronic media that cover District 200. 

May 14, 2015 Chicago Bears Mascot Visits Westwood Elementary School
May 8, 2015 Woodstock Community Group to Address Board of Education about Proposed Upgrades to Larry Dale Field
May 1, 2015 Woodstock High School Students Kick-Off Public Awareness Campaign
April 14, 2015 Olson Elementary School Students Participate in Professional Production of Beauty and the Beast
April 2, 2015 Northwood Middle School 6th and 7th Grade Students Learn About Smart Grid Technology
March 13, 2015 Woodstock High School Students Place 3rd in Safe Driving Competition
March 10, 2015 Greenwood Elementary Students Hold Assembly Aimed at Eliminating the   "R-Word"
January 22, 2015 Woodstock High School Hosting FAFSA Workshop
January 9, 2015 D200 Holds Kindergarten Registration Fair
December 18, 2014 Creekside Middle School 8th Grade Students Earn Second Place in
The Stock Market Game
December 16, 2014 Spanish Government Awards International Spanish Academy Distinction to Mary Endres Elementary School
December 3, 2014 District 200 to Host FIRST LEGO® League Robotic Tournament
November 20, 2014 District 200 Receives AP District Honor Roll Recognition
November 3, 2014 District 200 to Hold Dual Language Parent Education Night
October 30, 2014 Woodstock North High School Announces Charlotte's Web Events
October 30, 2014 Northwood Middle School  Holds Veterans Day Events
October 29, 2014 D-200 Staff Member Recognized for Excellence
October 20, 2014 Northwood Middle School 8th Grade Students Hold Debate Based on The Outsiders
October 14, 2014 Verda Dierzen Students Use Pumpkin Patch to Learn in Their Own Back Yard
October 9, 2014 District 200 Announces National Merit Commended Students
October 6, 2014 Woodstock North High School Launches Adopt-A-Chair Program
September 2, 2014 Northwood Middle School 6th Grade Students Build Air Conditioners
August 20, 2014 Woodstock Challenge Corps Students Lay Bricks in Peace Park
July 30, 2014 Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center Has Space Available in the Tuition-Based Preschool Program
July 28, 2014 Woodstock Students Collect School Supplies at "Stuff the Bus" Event
June 23, 2014 District 200 Awarded Grant from The McHenry County Community Foundation
June 19, 2014 Clay Academy Students Visit McCann Berry Farm
June 18, 2014 Justin Smith Named New Principal at Woodstock High School
June 17, 2014 WHS Grads Earn Prestigious Study-Abroad Scholarship
May 19, 2014 Creekside Completes 22 ft Expansion of Wall Mosaic
May 15, 2014 Woodstock North High School Student Wins National Recognition in Essay Contest
May 13, 2014 Creekside Middle School Students Present Beauty and the Beast
May 12, 2014 Woodstock High School Names Cum Laude Grads
May 6, 2014 Woodstock School District Invites Community to Retirement Reception for Superintendent Ellyn Wrzeski
April 30, 2014 Woodstock North Hosting "Seven Reasons to Leave a Party"
April 22, 2014 The Washington Post Ranks Woodstock High School as One of the Most Challenging schools in Illinois
April 22, 2014 Woodstock High School Students Work in Community During Senior Service Day
April  3, 2014 Woodstock High School Students to Hear Why Farmers Need Science & Technology to Grow Healthier Food
March 11, 2014 Woodstock Music Programs Place at State Competition
February 26, 2014 Applications Available for D200 School Board
February 11, 2014 Woodstock North High School Student Participates in Surgical and Engineering Workshop
January 31, 2014 WHS to Host Financial Aid Presentation
January 29, 2014 District 200 Hires Two Administrators to Replace Retirees
January 11, 2014 D200 Seeks Love to Read Week Volunteers
November 19, 2013 Chicago Mini-Bus Travel Owner and CEO to Speak to Future Latino Leaders Group at Woodstock North High School
November 4, 2013 Northwood Middle School Holds Veterans Day Events
October 1, 2013 Fifth Grade Students at Mary Endres Elementary School Host Native American Presentations and Folktale Retellings
September 25, 2013 Mary Endres Elementary School's Prairie Celebrates 15th Anniversary
September 12, 2013 Woodstock Elementary Schools Partner with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer
September 12, 2013 Northwood Middle School 8th Grade Students Hold Debate Based on The Outsiders
August 22, 2013 District 200 Board of Education Seeks Input as it Begins Search for New Superintendent
July 24, 2013 WHS Earns National Recognition Among "Outstanding High Schools That Work"
May 29, 2013 District 200 Awarded Three New Competitive Grants
May 28, 2013 District 200 Announces Summer Hours
May 9, 2013 Clay Academy Students Wins Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Competition
May 7, 2013 A Zoo to You Visits Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center
April 22, 2013 WHS Teacher Receives Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award
April 3, 2013 Best Selling Author Blue Balliett to Visit District 200 Schools
March 7, 2013 District 200 Announces 2014-15 Calendar
March 12, 2013 WHS Chapter Welcomes New Spanish Honor Society Members
March 1, 2013 Nominate an Outstanding District 200 Senior
February 13, 2013 Northwood Middle School Student Council Helps Heartland Blood Center with Blood Drive
February 4, 2013 Bilingual Storyteller to Present at Olson Elementary School
February 4, 2013 Renowned Author Sally Walker to Visit Greenwood School
January 30, 2013 WNHS Winter Play Opens February 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 25, 2013 Woodstock High School Students Determine Definition of Success
January 22, 2013 District 200 Schools Meet the HealthierUS School Challenge
January 17, 2013 D-200 Announces Preschool Programs and Registration Process
January 14, 2013 D-200 Announces Kindergarten Registration Dates
January 14, 2013 Verda Dierzen Students Invite Their Favorite "Guys" to a Night of Fun
January 10, 2013 Free Half-day Seminar Offers Excellent  Resources to Parents
January 10, 2013 D-200 Seeks Love to Read Week Volunteers
January 3, 2013 District 200 Students Chosen for Honors Music Performances
December 13, 2012 District 200 Seniors Named Illinois State Scholars
December 11, 2012 District 200 School Board appoints David Shinherr
December 5, 2012 Woodstock High School students prepare dinner to donate to PADS
December 4, 2012 Petition filing deadline extended
December 3, 2012 Kindergarten students raise money for Christmas Clearing House
November 30, 2012 Excellence Award Applicants Wanted
November 20, 2012 Westwood Elementary Student Presents Check to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Relief
November 13, 2012 Help Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center win $50,000 for playground equipment
November 6, 2012 Applications available for D200 School Board
November 6, 2012 Illinois Patriot Guard brings Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial to Northwood Middle School
November 1, 2012 Woodstock North to Present The Diary of Anne Frank
September 27, 2012 District 200 announces National Merit Semifinalist and Commended students
August 28, 2012 Walk for funds and fitness on September 9
August 27, 2012 Creekside Middle School Best Buddies program named International Outstanding Middle School Chapter of the Year
July 18, 2012 Justin Smith Hired as New Woodstock North High School Assistant Principal
May 30, 2012 District 200 announces summer hours
May 23, 2012 District 200 honors nineteen retirees
May 23, 2012 Retired D-200 educator awards $1,000 scholarship grant
May 18, 2012 Woodstock High School Cum Laude grads
May 9, 2012 Woodstock High School makes "best high schools" list
May 7, 2012 WHS senior's artwork earns national recognition
May 3, 2012 WHS student to sing National Anthem at IHSA Baseball Finals
May 2, 2012 New online summer school available for D-200 2-8 graders
April 25, 2012 WNHS Science Olympiad team excels at regionals
April 18, 2012 High schools to perform "Pippin"
April 17, 2012 Free hearing screenings available
March 6, 2012 WNHS student chosen for environmental summit
March 5, 2012 D-200 teachers published in dual language publication
February 13, 2012 Nominate an outstanding District 200 senior
February 6, 2012 Help Clay Academy win $10,000 for library 
January 30, 2012 Foundation banquet is this Saturday
January 23, 2012 Barb Banker to receive 2nd annual Excellence Award
January 18, 2012 D-200 announces preschool programs and registration process
January 11, 2012 Sign up now for D-200's Parent University
January 11, 2012 Lights! Camera! AUCTION!
January 3, 2012 D-200 seeks Love to Read Week volunteers
December 19, 2011 D-200 earns prestigious budget award
December 19, 2011 Challenge Corps teams excel in regional competition
December 13, 2011 WHS seniors named State Scholars
December 7, 2011 Benefit concert to support WNHS Thespian experience
November 22, 2011 Nominees sought for District 200 Award of Excellence
November 18, 2011 Foundation awards over $32,000 in grants to D-200 teachers
November 17, 2011 D-200 announces 2012-13 and 2013-14 calendars
November 4, 2011 D-200 students named National Merit Commended Students
October 26, 2011 Help Woodstock North get GLEE grant
October 18, 2011 Rachel's Challenge coming to Northwood Middle School
October 5, 2011 Fit for the Future walkers collect over $10,000 for their schools
October 3, 2011 Free Activity Cards Available to D-200 Senior Citizens
September 28, 2011 Board approves 2011-2012 budget
August 25, 2011 Guadalupe youth band to perform, visit schools
August 18, 2011 D-200 employees honored for years of service
August 17, 2011 New assistant principal joins WHS team
July 14, 2011 Openings now available in D-200 preschool program
June 21, 2011 Seven earn national healthy schools awards
June 8, 2011 Creekside completes 25 ft. expansion of wall mosaic
June 1, 2011 District 200 announces summer hours
May 24, 2011 District 200 Food Services meets healthy challenge
May 23, 2011 District earns 11th consecutive award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
May 17, 2011 New Westwood Elementary School principal named
May 10, 2011 District 200 to showcase 2011 Building Trades house
April 29, 2011 Fit for the Future Walk to promote healthy lifestyles
April 25, 2011 D-200 schools to practice earthquake drill
April 14, 2011 "Power Hour" scheduled for all D200 buildings
April 6, 2011 Preschool program still accepting applications
March 28, 2011 Woodstock high schools present spring musical
March 9, 2011 WHS groups to perform “Off to Nationals” concert
March 2, 2011 Woodstock High School to compete for national a cappella championship
February 22, 2011 Nominate an outstanding District 200 senior
February 17, 2011 WHS speech champ heads to State finals
February 10, 2011 Three WHS seniors named National Merit Finalists
February 10, 2011 Woodstock North teacher named NSTA Fellow
January 24, 2011 Bud Swartout to Receive 1st Excellence Award
January 18, 2011 D-200 seeks Love to Read Week volunteers
January 12, 2011 D-200 announces kindergarten registration dates
January 11, 2011 Applications being accepted for D-200 preschool program
January 7, 2011 Lights! Camera! AUCTION!
January 5, 2011 Award of Excellence deadline extended
January 4, 2011 D200 Ed Foundation Seeks Auction Items
December 21, 2010 Challenge Corps teams excel at robotics competition
December 21, 2010 Woodstock North High School announces Illinois State Scholars
December 14, 2010 WHS seniors go to “head of the class”
December 9, 2010 Nominees sought for District 200 Award of Excellence
November 23, 2010 Foundation presents $32,100 in grants to D-200 teachers
November 17, 2010 Openings available in D-200 preschool
October 14, 2010 WNHS fall play opens Oct. 22
October 13, 2010 Northwood sponsors Veteran's Day supply drive and rummage sale
October 7, 2010 Westwood principal rises to student reading challenge
October 5, 2010 D200 student athlete to compete in Special Olympics World Games
September 30, 2010 Board approves balanced budget
September 30, 2010 Free Activity Cards Available to D-200 Senior Citizens
September 23, 2010 Budget showcased at national convention
September 16, 2010 Petitions available for D-200 school board
September 15, 2010 Three WHS seniors named National Merit Semifinalists
August 31, 2010 WHS teachers invited to grade AP exams
August 19, 2010 District 200 goes "green"
August 17, 2010 WHS senior earns perfect ACT score
August 10, 2010 District 200 staff prepares for students' return
August 8, 2010 D-200 taking applications for free or reduced-price meals
July 14, 2010 Work resumes at D-200 construction sites
July 7, 2010 District 200 makes appeal to striking laborers
June 30, 2010 Learning continues during the summer
June 17, 2010 Five schools earn national recognition for healthy schools programs
June 8, 2010 Summer repair work gets underway
June 4, 2010 WHS teacher speaks at Monmouth College Commencement
June 4, 2010 District 200 announces summer hours
May 26, 2010 Woodstock High School honors Class of 2010
May 4, 2010 E-Pay website now live
April 30, 2010 D-200 Spring Art Show opens May 4
April 23, 2010 WHS seniors to give back to community
April 20, 2010 Community invited to special D-200 presentation
March 24, 2010 D-200 names new Greenwood Elementary School principal
March 15, 2010 Greenwood students excel at heart healthy challenge
March 9, 2010 Take one hour to hear "10 Seconds"
February 20, 2010 Registration for D-200 kindergarten on March 1-4
February 10, 2010 Registration now open for new D-200 preschool
February 8, 2010 D-200 earns prestigious budget award
January 28, 2010 Event to benefit District 200 classrooms
January 19, 2010 D-200 seeks Love to Read Week volunteers
January 6, 2010 Dual Language program featured in Chicago magazine
November 19, 2009 D-200 Education Foundation awards over $34,000 for classroom projects
November 16, 2009 Controlled burn planned for WHS prairie plot
October 29, 2009 WHS announces thirty-one AP Scholars
October 27, 2009 Eleven D-200 schools receive Zero Waste Grants
October 22, 2009 Resource Fair planned for District 200 families
October 13, 2009 Free activity cards availalbe to D-200 senior citizens 
October 2, 2009 Dean Street Elementary recieves $2,000 from Wal-Mart
September 18, 2009 WHS announces National Merit Semifinalists 
September 9, 2009 WHS senior selected for Great American Marching Band
August 27, 2009 Board grapples with budget challenges
June 12, 2009 District 200 announces summer hours
May 29, 2009 WHS Envirothon Team wins state championship
May 22, 2009 District honors eleven retirees
April 30, 2009 Two hired for D-200 administrative vacancies
March 18, 2009 Assistant principal named for Woodstock North
   
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