June 17, 2013Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD), which is one of the most fatal causes of death for young athletes in the United States, accounts for approximately 300,000 deaths annually. Fortunately, SCD may be caught early with a quick and non-invasive screening called Electrocardiogram, or EKG. When detected early, the causes of SCD can be treated.
June 17, 2013Student athletes are being offered an easy way to obtain the physical exam required for sports participation. Woodstock High School will host a Sports Physical Clinic at WHS on Friday, August 2nd. The cost is $20 with an appointment or $25 as a walk-in.
June 10, 2013The Woodstock Police Department, in partnership with District 200, will conduct an emergency preparedness drill at Woodstock North High School, 3000 Raffel Rd., on June 13 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
May 29, 2013District 200 schools and offices will operate on a four-day work week beginning on Tuesday, May 28 and extending through Friday, August 2. Buildings will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and close on Fridays during that time period. Employees will work ten hours each day to accommodate the change.
May 21, 2013Only 4 high schools in the state of Illinois earned “HealthierUS Schools” certification during the 2012-13 school year from the United States Department of Agriculture. Of those 4, half of them were from District 200! Both Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School earned the designation, along with all 10 of the other D200 schools. A total of 126 Illinois schools were recognized, and almost 10% of them were in District 200.
April 20, 2013It's hard to believe, but this will be the 49th year that Greenwood will hold its treasured Spaghetti Dinner! This year, the dinner will take place on Friday, April 26 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Greenwood school. This community tradition is always well-attended - for example, last year we sold almost 700 dinners to the hungry folks of Wonder Lake, Greenwood, Woodstock, and other surrounding towns.
March 7, 2013The District 200 Board of Education has approved the school year calendar for the 2014-15 school year. The calendar mirrors those of the previous few years in which students started class in mid-August and the first semester ended at Winter Break.
March 7, 2013Woodstock North High School senior Rebecca Einspahr was honored as an Illinois Golden Apple Scholar on February 28th. Each year thousands of seniors across the state apply for this distinction.
February 14, 2013For several years, radio station Star 105.5, in cooperation with Home State Bank, has sponsored a Teacher of the Month program to honor outstanding teachers in McHenry County. Congratulations to the winner for the month of January, Olson Elementary PE teacher Melinda Etnyre!
February 14, 2013District 200 began implementing the Common Core State Standards when they were released in June 2010, and we are working to integrate those standards across all content areas in all schools.
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