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                                View this message online  March 18, 2016
Celebrating 11 National Merit FinalistsNMF  
Of the 15,000 students in the country who received the top academic recognition of National Merit Finalist, eleven are students in our District. The nationwide pool of Finalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.

To become a Finalist, the Semifinalist and his or her high school must submit a detailed scholarship application, in which they provide information about the Semifinalist’s academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities, employment, and honors and awards received. A Semifinalist must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay, and earn sat® scores that confirm the student’s earlier performance on the qualifying test.
 
Our finalists and their parents were recognized at the March 9 Board of Education Meeting. Congratulations to our National Merit Finalists!
 
Wheaton North High School
Patrick Bomher
Ellyn Collier
Allison R. Krull
Colleen Ward
Andrew Wells

Wheaton Warrenville South High School 
Elizabeth Bray
Kyle Currence
Nicholas Kern
Elizabeth Koehler
Jonathan Larson
Myung Suh 
  
Our foundation is the best in Wheaton!
The NEW 200 Foundation, our district's education foundation, won the Non Profit Organization of the Year in Arts & Community Enrichment at the Best of Wheaton Awards!  We thank them for their dedication to the students and staff in our community.
 
Electronic School Bag (E-School Bag)
 
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Tues., April 12 at 8:00 a.m.
Wheaton North High School
Chat with the Board
 
Wed., April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Longfellow Elementary
Regular Meeting 
 
Wed., April 27 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.
 
Family Day of Play Saturday, April 16th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Open House) at Hubble Middle School *enter through Door 21. 
 
All families in the community are invited to a morning of fun activities for young children and information for parents and caregivers. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. 

Family Day of Play is an opportunity to recognize the importance of early learning and play as a vital component in the growth and development of children. This FREE event is brought to the District 200 community by the Wheaton Warrenville Early Childhood Collaborative
 
For more details, see the event flier.  
 
Distinguished Teacher Awards 
Tuesday, April 26 from 6:00-8:00pm at Wheaton North High School.  

Join the NEW 200 Foundation in honoring this year's six Distinguished Teachers. Expect a fun evening of pizza tastings and silent auction while we honor six of our teachers and raise money for teacher grants.  
 
Teacher honorees and ticket information will be available soon.  
 
   
Erica Loiacono | Director of Public Relations
ph 630-682-2469  e erica.loiacono@cusd200.org   erica.loiacono@cusd200.org
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