Inspiring in everyone a passion to excel
Inspiring in everyone a passion to excel

Community Unit School District 200

130 West Park Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60189

P: 630.682.2000 F: 630.682.2227

www.cusd200.org May 22, 2015
Good Citizens Honored
 
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During the May 18 Wheaton City Council meeting, the Community Relations Commission honored a group of residents with awards recognizing the many ways they have given back to the community. Many of the faces of those residents are very familiar to District 200. From large-scale fundraising efforts to working one-on-one with residents in need, this year’s Good Citizen Awards recognized students, adults and groups who have made a difference in Wheaton.
 
Student Category
Heidi Nassos, Wheaton Warrenville South High School, raised $17,434 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with her six years of lemonade stands and bake sales. The award also recognized her outstanding athletic and scholastic achievements.

Patrick Fitzgerald, Wheaton Warrenville South High School, dedicated 80 hours toward his Eagle Scout project restoring the central water feature in the school’s Memorial Garden, which honors students and staff who have passed away.
 
Group Category
High school students Emma Sporer, Christina Adams, Jess Stransky and Jordan Wicks created the Kickball Classic for the Ross K. MacNeill Foundation to end pediatric brain cancer. The event raised more than $3,500 for pediatric brain cancer research, and more than 100 people participated.  
 
Adult Category
Susan Dansdill, the Battle of the Books volunteer leader at Washington Elementary School. The award recognized the many hours she spends preparing for lessons and leading 30 students, in addition to teaching religious education at her church and being an Art Smart teacher at Washington Elementary School.

Anne Wanzenberg, who has served as Longfellow’s PTA president, raising funds for students to participate in field trips who could not otherwise afford them. She also volunteers her time through the City’s Police and Fire Commission and through fundraising activities to serve others who are less fortunate.

Kenna Anderson, for her continual support of Wheaton Warrenville South’s academic and athletic programs, fundraising for a cancer fund she started in her daughter’s name, and for providing foundational support to fund a scholarship honoring celebrated teacher Tom Todd.

Ron Smith, who has served as a Cub and Boy Scout adult leader for 12 years. He has devoted much of his time mentoring scouts and attending training classes to become a better leader.

Randy Carey, a retired Army Lieutenant who has led children in boot camps at Lincoln and Whittier Elementary Schools, volunteered his time through Edison’s PTA, coached youth soccer and basketball teams and led a number of programs focusing on character and leadership at Wheaton Evangelical Free Church.
 
New E-School Bag Postings (Week of 5/18)
CUSD 200 In the News…
 
 
Upcoming Board Meetings 
Wed., May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
School Service Center
Committee of the Whole 
 
Wed., June 10 at 7:30 p.m.
School Service Center
Regular Meeting 
 
To view Board Meeting Agendas, highlights from previous Board Meetings and more, click here.
 
New Postings for Public Review
On May 13, the Board approved to post a new middle school health textbook and novels for high school world languages. To view copies of the books, visit the School Service Center. Comments can be directed to Faith Dahlquist at 630-682-2000.
 
Upcoming Events
 
Do you know someone who is hungry? Northern Illinois Mobile Food Bank Wed. May 27 from 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. at Johnson Elementary School. This is open to ALL District 200 families. Event Flier. 
 
Wheaton Park District - Play Day Out & Sensory Garden Opening - Sat. May 30 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sensory Garden –just West of Naperville Rd on Navistar Dr. in Wheaton Event Flier 
 
Student Records Destruction Notice - June 26, 2015
District 200 is scheduled to destroy student’s temporary records from the year 2010, in accordance with the Illinois School Code and current School Board policy. Please contact the Registrar at Wheaton North or Wheaton Warrenville South High Schools prior to the dates above, to arrange to receive a copy of your/or your child’s temporary records. After the date listed above, the records will be destroyed. 
 
Jack's Army 4th Annual Golf Outing - Monday, July 20th
Klein Creek Golf Club
All proceeds go to research efforts and awareness by the Jack Pribaz Foundation to fight KCNQ2. For more information, see the flier.  
Erica Loiacono | Director of Public Relations
630-682-2000     erica.loiacono@cusd200.org
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