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 September 11, 2015
State of Schools - Sept. 23SOS
Join your neighbors for a conversation about our schools and how we are planning for our future. 
 
View a PDF of the postcard invitation. Read the recent Daily Herald article about State of Our Schools. 
 
On Wednesday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m., District 200 will host a State of Our Schools presentation at Hubble Middle School. 

The State of Our Schools presentation kicks off the District's community engagement efforts of the school year: Planning for Our Future, and will be the first of four community engagement sessions.

On September 23, Superintendent Jeff Schuler will provide an update on student achievement, support systems, technology, district finances and our 23 facilities. Last school year, the District began a facility master planning effort and we need your feedback and input to identify community priorities to guide planning for the future of our schools and buildings.  
 
Board President Jim Vroman looks forward to a very productive community engagement effort this year. "My hope is that our residents have meaningful dialogue with our Board, Administration and other community members regarding District issues, challenges and opportunities, especially as it relates to our facilities. Anyone in our community who is interested in having an impact on the future of our schools is encouraged to attend.”  
 
Join District 200 for a presentation in Hubble's auditorium followed by conversation in the commons. For questions, please contact communications@cusd200.org or 630-682-2000.
 
Next Week - Middle School Parenting Seminar
What's your child's digital footprint? Today's youth have integrated the use of digital devices into their daily lives and utilize social media apps to communicate with the world around them. Technology integration that encourages social interaction and self-expression presents new opportunities for youth, while at the same time challenging parents and teachers as we work together to keep youth healthy and safe. Join us, along with the Internet Safety Specialist from the Attorney General's Office, as we continue our efforts to protect and educate our children. 
 
Tuesday, September 15 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Monroe Middle School, 1855 Manchester Rd, Wheaton 
 
Support Our Students Grant Window - Now Open
District 200 staff can apply for "Support Our Students" grants offered by the NEW 200 Foundation . The goal of these grants is to enhance educational opportunities by supporting differentiated instruction, creative teaching methods, new programs and other innovative approaches. Deadline to apply is Thursday, October 1. Please see www.new200.org/Grants for details.
 
Electronic School Bag 
Phones Down This Weekend 
Beginning on Friday at 6:00 p.m. through Sunday morning, our phones will be down due to a routine system upgrade. 
 
Upcoming Board Meetings 
Wed, September 16 at 7:30 pm.
Johnson Elementary 
Regular Meeting 
 
Wed., September 30 at 7:30 p.m.
School Service Center
Committee of the Whole 
 
To view Board Meeting Agendas, highlights from previous Board Meetings and more, click here.
 
Upcoming Events
Going out to eat? Support our local PTAs. Click HERE for a full listing of Cook’s Night Out events.
 
Art on the Prairie by Warrenville Park District - This two day annual festival is a FREE event held September 12th and September 13th More information...
 
Wheaton World Tour - Wheaton Reads, Celebrate Our Diversity - Sunday, September 13 from 1-4pm West Plaza, Wheaton Public Library. More details...
 
Blast Into Scouting - September 17th from 7-8pm. Boy Scout recruiting event at local schools. See the flier for details.
 
Technology Center of Dupage (TCD) Expo - Saturday, September 19 from 9am-12pm See how we connect education with the real world while preparing students for the post-secondary education they’ll need to get there! More info... 
 
State of Our Schools - Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Hubble Middle School. Presentation by Dr. Jeff Schuler, Superintendent.  
 
Light the Torch Run - Register now for the Light the Torch 5k Night Run. Friday, September 25.More information at wheatonparkdistrict.com/lightthetorc
 
WWSNPTA Meeting - Monday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Wiesbrook Elementary. See the flier for more information. 
 
Preschool Resource Fair - October 7 from 9:00am to 11:00am. Wheaton Public Library is the place to make choosing a preschool for your child much easier.More info...
 
Falcon 5K - Sunday, October 25 - Race begins at 9:00AM Please see the WN Booster site for more details.
Erica Loiacono | Director of Public Relations
ph 630-682-2469  e erica.loiacono@cusd200.org   erica.loiacono@cusd200.org
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