February 23, 2017The Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the 2017 PRIDE Awards. The PRIDE Awards were created by the District 200 Board in 1990 to honor outstanding graduating seniors. The word, “PRIDE” is an acronym that stands for “Positive Recognition in District 200 Education.”
February 16, 2017Congratulations to the Back Street Birds, a team of students from the Northwood Middle School Challenge Corps program whose research about the problem of birds colliding with commercial airlines has been published in the Spring 2017 edition of the World Ecology Report. Published since 1989, the World Ecology Report is a quarterly digest of critical issues in health and environment, produced in six languages and distributed to thousands of citizens throughout the developing and developed world.
January 20, 2017Congratulations to the Northwood Middle School Back Street Birds! The ten-member team of students from the Northwood Challenge Corps program earned several top awards at the annual Illinois FIRST LEGO League Northern State Championship. Sixty-four teams advanced from more than 30 qualifying tournaments to participate in the event which was held at Elgin Community College on January 14.
January 12, 2017District 200 will begin accepting applications for its 2017-2018 preschool program on January 20, 2017. In addition to the long-standing grant funded preschool program that is open to 3-5 year olds who qualify through a pre-screening process, two other program options are available to interested parents. Details about all programs can be found on the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center website at http://dierzen.woodstockschools.org/.
January 11, 2017Since October 2016, District 200 has gone through a process to review our facilities. This group is comprised of community members, administration, and staff, who have been engaged in a process of reviewing the current state of District 200 facilities along with examining future needs for facility utilization.
December 21, 2016District 200 is holding Kindergarten Registration on January 31 and February 7 for parents of children entering kindergarten in the fall at Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center. Parents may register their child on either date. In addition, parents will receive information about physicals and immunizations, Kids Club, and will have the opportunity to apply for a library card from the Woodstock Public Library.
December 8, 2016Please see below for a link to a letter from Superintendent Dr. Michael Moan regarding the district’s Facilities Review process. In addition, in order to provide information on the progress of the committee, a Community Forum meeting will be held on December 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Woodstock High School Auditorium. If you have questions about the Facilities Review Committee, the meeting, or the process described in the letter, feel free to contact Dr. Moan’s office at 815-337-5406.
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