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 18, 2015
Schools Receive Music GrantsSOS
 
District 200 is proud to accept grants totaling $142,931 from the JCS fund of the Dupage Community Foundation for music programs in our schools. The grants included funds earmarked for instrument repairs and purchases; Orff method and orchestra professional development and training for staff; music mentoring and tutoring for students and to support guest music speakers and teachers. 
 
This is the second year the JCS Fund has supported District 200 music programs. Last year the fund awarded our schools $181,683 in music grants. 
 
“Our District has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with the DuPage Foundation,” said Dr. Jeff Schuler, superintendent for District 200. “We greatly appreciate their partnership in our community. The continued support of our music programs through grant funds allows us to remain committed to supporting the arts in education. Maximizing community partnerships in our current economy is critical and the DuPage Foundation is a great asset in our community.”

The JCS Fund was established as an affiliate fund of the DuPage Foundation in February 2013. Its mission is to support art, music, cultural, health, and educational organizations serving the needs of residents of DuPage County, with a particular emphasis on programs that provide long-term benefits. 
 
Pictured above: Students in Mrs. Chase's 2014/15 class at Lincoln Elementary prepare before using their xylophones and glockenspiels. The grant funds helped support the purchase of many of these instruments.
 
Fall Parenting Seminars - Dates, Times & Topics
 
Practical Solutions for Dealing with Anxiety
Thursday, October 8 12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Operation Overload: Technology and Our Teens
Thursday, October 15 12:00 -1:00 p.m.

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Your Child
Thursday, October 22 12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Why Social Emotional Learning Is Important
Thursday, October 29 12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Seminar Location: Wheaton Park District Community Center. Registration is free. Call Donna at (630) 393-3558 to indicate your choice of sessions. If you have questions about workshop content call Donna Kozica, (630) 821-7900 or Gary Luckey, (630) 784-7208. To view the full description of each topic, click here
  
Electronic School Bag 
New Policy Postings for Public Review 
On September 16, the Board approved to post three new or revised policies for public reviewComments can be directed to Dr. Robert Rammer.
 
Upcoming Board Meetings 
Wed., September 30 at 7:30 p.m.
School Service Center
Committee of the Whole 
 
Wed., October 8 at 8:00 a.m.
Chat with the Board
Wheaton Warrenville South High School
 
Wed., October 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting
Pleasant Hill Elementary 
 
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.
 
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
 
Wheaton North's 28th Annual Falcon FestSaturday, September 26, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Wheaton North. For full details, click here

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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