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 October 8, 2016
Board receives governance awardboardaward 
The Board of Education was awarded the 2016 School Board Governance Recognition by the Illinois Association of School Boards at a reception earlier this week. The Board is one of only 18 school boards in the State of Illinois to receive the award and there are 800+ school boards in Illinois. This is the third governance award our Board has received. 
 
The recognition is designed to acknowledge those school boards that have engaged in activities and modeled behaviors that lead to excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education including implementation of a superintendent evaluation process; regular and systematic review of policies; and comprehensive measures to engage in two-way communications with district residents, parents and staff on issues of importance to the District. 

Jim Vroman, Board President, is proud of this accomplishment. “The members of our school board wholeheartedly support our mission. Receiving this award for the third time gives us, and our community, assurance that we have adopted and are following the recognized best practices of self-governance," says Vroman.
 
Fall Mobile Pantries 
Each month District 200 and the Northern Illinois Food Bank will host at least one mobile pantry at various places in the community that are open to all District 200 families A complete list of mobile pantries can be found on our website

October 13 - Washington Elementary - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
November 12 - Marian Park, 2126 W. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton
 
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In the News...
 
Upcoming Board Meetings 
Weds., October 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Bower Elementary
Regular Meeting 
 
Tues., October 25 at 8:00 a.m.
Chat with the Board
Wheaton North High School 
 
Weds., October 26 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.
 
The Options FairTuesday, October 18 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Oak Park River Forest High School. Regional Post-Secondary Planning Night for Students with Disabilities. For additional information, please refer to our website: www.optionsfair.wordpress.com
These programs are offered to the public free of charge. No pre-registration is required. 
 
Make a Difference Day Honor the Uniforms that Serve Us - Saturday, October 22 from 1-3pm. See the flier for details.  
 
SCARCE Green Fair - Sunday, October 23 DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton
Rain or Shine! Family Friendly Event • Children’s Activities
Vendors with EcoGoods
& Services • STEM/STEAM
Watershed Education • Live Entertainment  Food • And More! Details on the flier
 
Franklin Holly Jolly Market - Saturday, November 5 from 10am - 2pm at Franklin Middle School. Featuring local artists, crafters, vendors and holiday shopping. See more on this flier or their facebook page
Erica Loiacono | Director of Public Relations
ph 630-682-2469  e erica.loiacono@cusd200.org   erica.loiacono@cusd200.org
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