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Plainfield South Artists Win More Than $1 Million In Scholarships  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield South Art Scholarships - Plainfield, IL - PSHS artists competed with students from 125 Illinois high schools and were one of only 20 schools to earn ...

Plainfield Students Named National Merit Finalists  Plainfield, IL Patch

National Merit Finalists - Plainfield, IL - Plainfield East High School senior Jacob Floresca and Plainfield South High School senior Erik Radakovich are ...

Suicide - The Ripple Effect To Be Shown In District 202  Plainfield, IL Patch

Suicide Presentation In District 202 - Plainfield, IL - The film features a man who jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge — only to realize he'd made a terrible ...

District 202 Special Ed Admin Moving To Plainfield South High  Plainfield, IL Patch

District 202 Special Ed Admin Moving To PSHS - Plainfield, IL - "We are very excited to bring Liz on board back at the high school level," said Tim Albores, ...

Police: Three juveniles arrested for attacking victim at Plainfield South High School  The Herald-News

Three juveniles were arrested at Plainfield South High School after allegedly attacking a person in the school's parking lot.

Plainfield Schools To Host Madrigal Dinners  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — District 202 high school music departments will host their annual Madrigal Dinners in November and December. The community is invited to ...

Prep football: Oswego rallies past Plainfield South, wins SPC  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Not only was Plainfield South good in the first half of Friday's Southwest Prairie Conference season finale against undefeated Oswego, but dominant.

D. 202 special ed. administrator moving to Plainfield South HS  The Herald-News

District 202 special education administrator Elizabeth Massaro will serve as the special education administrator at Plainfield South High School next year.

Plainfield South High School sophomore creates, programs self-driving car  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield South High School sophomore is traveling to a national science competition, after he created and programmed a self-driving car.

Plainfield Homecoming: Former Board President To Lead Parade  Plainfield, IL Patch

Smith To Lead Plainfield Homecoming Parade - Plainfield, IL - The 67th annual Plainfield Community Homecoming Parade steps off in downtown Plainfield Oct.

Plainfield School District 1st Semester High School Honor Roll  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — Plainfield School District 202 has published its second semester honor roll for each of the district's high schools. Is your kid on the list?

Boys basketball: Furious finish propels Joliet West to beat Plainfield South  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Two teams were in search of their first Southwest Prairie Conference victory Friday when Joliet West traveled to Plainfield South, and both teams ...

Plainfield South Student Builds Self-Driving Car  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield Teen Builds Self-Driving Car - Plainfield, IL - Now he'll head to the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Maryland.

D-202 considers 8th HS period, introduces ambassadors  The Herald-News

Members of the Plainfield School District 202 Board of Education heard more information Monday about adding an eighth period to the high school day and ...

Redhawks too much for Cougars  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Plainfield South ran into a buzz saw in the opening round of the Class 8A state playoffs on Friday as Naperville Central did whatever it wanted ...

Plainfield South Senior Performs In State Theater Fest Musical  Plainfield, IL Patch

PSHS Student Performs In State Fest - Plainfield, IL - Natalie Sipes is the first District 202 student to be chosen for the state theater showcase.

Plainfield South Inducting Four Into Athletic Hall Of Fame  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — Plainfield South High School will honor four individuals at its inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan.

Plainfield High School Honor Rolls Announced  Plainfield, IL Patch

District 202 High School Honor Rolls - Plainfield, IL - These local high schoolers made the list.

Prep football: Wolves use defense, big plays to blank Cougars  The Herald-News

JOLIET – When a team had only allowed one touchdown through four games, it doesn't help to commit some big turnovers and have poor field position against ...

Plainfield student musicians to perform in Romeoville  The Herald-News

Eighty-two student musicians from all four District 202 high schools will perform at the Southwest Prairie Conference Honor Band Festival on Feb.

Plainfield Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Plainfield, IL Patch

National Merit Semifinalists - Plainfield, IL - Plainfield East High School senior Jacob Floresca and Plainfield South High School senior Erik Radakovich are ...

Girls basketball: Indians use defense, rebounding to stymie Cougars  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Although there's a different look to Minooka's girls basketball team this season, the goal is to continue to follow some of the same strategies that have ...

CAPE, Foundation Scholarships Go To 23 Plainfield Grads  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield Seniors Get Scholarlships - Plainfield, IL - These graduating students will get a boost to their college funding.

New Record: Near 400 Plainfield Students Named AP Scholars  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — A record-high 395 District 202 high school graduates and current students have been named 2018 AP Scholars based on their performance ...

Students at District 202 in Plainfield to take part in music festival  The Herald-News

Thirty-eight District 202 high school student musicians will take part in the Illinois Music Educators Association District Festivals for jazz, choir, band and ...

Cougars put the clamps on Joliet West  The Herald-News

According to Plainfield South's Cody Dieball, coach Bill Bicker had a simple message for them at halftime of a 0-0 game against Joliet West on Friday.

Walkout, March Planned By PSHS Teens After Florida Shooting  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield Teens Plan March For Our Lifes - Plainfield, IL - Inspired by the Parkland school shooting survivors, students at Plainfield South are pushing for ...

Here Are The Best Walking Trails In Plainfield  Plainfield, IL Patch

Here Are The Best Walking Trails In Plainfield - Plainfield, IL - Getting more exercise is a popular New Year's resolution. Here are some of the best places to do ...

Boys track and field: Plainfield North sophomore Moore wins big at sectional meet  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The wind was strong out of the northeast Thursday at the boys track and field Class 3A Plainfield South Sectional. It hurt the races around the tracks, ...

PSHS Hosts Share your Boat with a Veteran Bass Tournament

It started out a little wet and turned out to be a beautiful day to Share your boat with a Veteran. The I.S.H.A. rescheduled the Sectionals from Thursday until ...

Plainfield South sophomore wins national art honor  The Bugle

A drawing by Plainfield South High School sophomore Emma Jones will be featured on the 2017 Illinois Youth Art Month poster. Her color drawing titled “Birth of ...

Plainfield South High School science teacher receives grant  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield South High School science teacher Jennifer Woods received a $1000 check from Window World of Joliet on Aug. 30 to use for science, ...

Police: Plainfield high school student threatened to shoot ex-girlfriend  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – A Plainfield South High School student was arrested for threatening to shoot his former girlfriend in the head, police said.

Unfounded social media threat results in increased police presence at Plainfield South Halloween morning  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – There was an increased police presence Tuesday morning at Plainfield South High School after a possible threat a student made on social ...

11 Plainfield Seniors Named National Hispanic Scholars  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield Hispanic Scholars - Plainfield, IL - The teens' SAT and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores drew the attention of the National Hispanic ...

Plainfield South HS student killed in Kendall County crash  WLS-TV

A 16-year-old Plainfield South High School student was killed Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash in unincorporated Plainfield in Kendall County.

Wrestling: Plainfield South edges Plainfield East  The Herald-News

JOLIET – There wasn't much that separated the wrestling teams from Plainfield South and Plainfield East in Thursday's Southwest Prairie Conference dual meet.

Plainfield South High School Honor Roll

Submitted by Plainfield School District 202. High Honor Roll - Grade 9. DOUGLAS ANDRACKI, MADISON APTON, MAHIN AZAM, AMRINDERJIT BANDESHA, ...

Confederate flag demonstrations put Plainfield South on edge Friday  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – As two Joliet police officers watched, a group of about 20 Plainfield South High School students and supporters hoisted Confederate and U.S. ...

Plainfield South raises money to protect water in African village  The Bugle

Plainfield South High School seniors Alex Mayer, left, Unzila Manzoor, Cittalli Ruiz, Daniel Muncaster, Shannon Solomon and Olivia McGrath helped organized ...

Prep baseball: Ricko, Plainfield South edge Divelbiss, Plainfield Central  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Southwest Prairie Conference baseball is all about pitchers' duels. That was the theme Tuesday as Trey Ricko and Plainfield South remained ...

Plainfield students threatened with detention for participation in walkout over gun control  WLS-TV

High school students in Plainfield could get detention if they participate in a walkout planned for next week.

Plainfield South Teacher to be Recognized by Nevada University

Plainfield, IL - He was nominated by a former student.

Spring Musicals Set For Plainfield High Schools  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — Spring may still be a few weeks away, but spring music is just around the corner, as District 202's four high schools prepare to stage their ...

Plainfield South High School English teacher honored  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield South High School English teacher John Miller was honored in October through the University of Nevada-Las Vegas' Teacher ...

One minor from Minooka arrested for punching classmate at Plainfield South wrestling meet  The Herald-News

JOLIET – One boy was arrested after he allegedly punched a classmate during a wrestling meet at Plainfield South High School last week.

Plainfield students named National Hispanic Scholars  The Herald-News

Eight District 202 high school seniors have been named 2018-19 National Hispanic Scholars. They are:

Fathers Gun Used By Campus Shooting Suspect From Plainfield: CMU  Plainfield, IL Patch

CMU Shooter Went To Plainfield - Plainfield, IL - Police said Plainfield graduate James Davis Jr. was behaving erratically the night before the murders of his ...

Best School Districts: Where Does Plainfield Rank?

For most people, a lot of factors come into play when choosing where to live -- and if you're a parent or planning to become a parent, the quality of local schools ...

Plainfield Central Grad Charged for Murder of Parents in Central Michigan University Shooting  WspyNews

UPDATE 3/5/18. The 19 year-old Plainfield Central High School grad who allegedly fatally shot his Chicago-area parents at a Central Michigan University ...

Plainfield D-202 community raises concerns about marching band P.E. waivers  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Many parents and students at Plainfield School District 202 are concerned about the potential effect of a new board policy on marching band.

Clown Threatening Plainfield School is an Internet Hoax

Plainfield, IL - Plainfield School District 202 is letting parents know there is nothing to be afraid of.

Teen Posted Twitter Threat To Get Ot of School: Plainfield Cops

PCHS Threat: Student Arrested - Plainfield, IL - A Twitter account set up late Wednesday threatened violence at the high school.

Boys volleyball: Plainfield South off to good start, beats Minooka  The Herald-News

JOLIET – With a team featuring eight seniors, several of whom have played together at the high school and club levels for many years, Plainfield South's boys ...

Plainfield high school student's drawing featured on poster  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – A drawing by Plainfield South High School sophomore Emma Jones will be featured on the 2017 Illinois Youth Art Month poster.

Plainfield Students Inducted Into NHS

Plainfield Students Inducted Into NHS - Plainfield, IL - Congratulations to this year's crop of exceptional students.

Plainfield parents allege coach treats players negatively  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Several parents allege the Plainfield South High School boys basketball coach has treated their sons harshly and want him removed from his ...

Police: Plainfield man cited for smacking another man in the head twice  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – A Plainfield man allegedly tried to knock the hat off of another man at Plainfield South High School after school hours but hit him twice in the head ...

Record Number Of AP Scholars: Plainfield School District

Record Number Of AP Scholars In Plainfield - Plainfield, IL - The district's four high schools reached an all-time high for AP scholars this year.

Yanello named new principal of Plainfield South  The Bugle

By Enterprise Staff. Courtesy of District 202. Plainfield South High School Athletic Director Bob Yanello will serve as the school's next principal. The District 202 ...

Plainfield South Student Wins Alliance of Fine Art Best Of Show

Plainfield Student Wins 'Best In Show' Art Award - Plainfield, IL - Abby Ramert won a $500 scholarship in the Alliance of Fine Art competition.

13 Plainfield student to participate in ILMEA festival  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Thirteen District 202 high school student musicians will take part in the 70th annual Illinois Music Educators Association (ILMEA) All-State ...

School Threat Rumor Reported At Plainfield Middle School  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — Plainfield police this weekend shared a message from a District 202 principal about a "a non-specific threat of school violence" at John F.

Eight D-202 juniors get Horizon Grants  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Eight District 202 high school juniors will get a glimpse of their future with a little help from the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence.

High school baseball: Plainfield East scores 8 in fifth, knocks out Plainfield Central  The Herald-News

JOLIET – There is a good reason the Plainfield East baseball team, the No. 12 seed in the Class 4A Oswego Sectional, will be facing Plainfield South at 11 a.m. ...

CAPE Honors Outstanding District 202 Parents, Faculty, Staff  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — District 202's CAPE parent group recognized outstanding parents, community members, teachers and staff members for their dedication to ...

School Stadiums to Get Artificial Turf

Plainfield, IL - The project will occur in two phases over the next two years.

No Clowning Around: Plainfield Superintendent Issues Creepy Clown Rumor Warning

No Clowning Around In Plainfield - Plainfield, IL - "I strongly encourage you to be very cautious about rumors you hear or see on social media about 'creepy ...

District 202 Hall Of Fame: Five Plainfield Central Grads To Be Inducted

D. 202 Hall Of Fame Induction - Plainfield, IL - The Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame was founded in 2011 to recognize distinguished grads.

Failed Lead Tests At 15 District 202 Schools

PLAINFIELD, IL — While 98 percent of the water sources at Plainfield school district's 33 schools and facilities meet state safety standards for lead *content*, ...

Plainfield Special Olympic athletes face off in basketball game  Suburban Life Publications

PLAINFIELD – John Hicks almost broke a tie toward the end of a basketball game between Plainfield high schools' Special Olympics athletes. Hicks, a Plainfield ...

Plainfield Dist. 202: First Semester High School Honor Roll, 2016-17  The Bugle

Plainfield High School Central Campus. High Honor Roll – Grade 9. KUMAYL AHMED, SANA AHMED, BROOKE AHRENS, JACOB ALMAWI, REZA ALVI ...

Fire Consumes Plainfield South H.S. Storage Barn

Plainfield, IL - An arson investigator was sent to check out the fire but the cause remains undetermined.

Raspolich Named New Plainfield East Athletic Director

PLAINFIELD, IL -- Twenty-four year veteran District 202 teacher and coach Paul Raspolich will serve as Plainfield East High School's new athletic director in ...

Plainfield students among National Merit Scholarship semifinalists  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield North High School seniors Isaac Schennum, Plainfield South High School senior Maritza Gallegos and Plainfield High School - Central ...

Plainfield Teacher to Publish Book

Plainfield, IL - The book involves a man who has an unhealthy obsession with the movie "It's a Wonderful Life."

Hundreds Pack Auditorium As District 202 Presents Latest Teacher Contract Offer

Latest Teacher Contract Offer - Plainfield, IL - Negotiations between District 202 and the Association of Plainfield Teachers will continue Thursday morning.

CAPE honors outstanding Plainfield school district faculty members, staff and parents  The Bugle

District 202's CAPE parent group recognized outstanding parents, community members, teachers and staff members for their dedication to students, their ...

Nearly 300 Plainfield Students Named Illinois State Scholars

Almost 300 Illinois State Scholars In Plainfield - Plainfield, IL - All four local high schools saw double-digit increases in the number of state scholars.

Troy Middle School welcomes Mark Peter as new assistant principal  The Herald-News

The Troy 30-C Board of Education this month named teacher and sports coach Mark Peter as Troy Middle School's new assistant principal. His duties will begin ...

Prep baseball: Minooka slips past Plainfield South in 8 innings to win SPC title  The Herald-News

JOLIET – As a baseball conference, the Southwest Prairie is strong and deep.

New 'Ignite' course at UTI aimed at high school juniors builds interest in skilled trades  Chicago Daily Herald

How the new "Ignite" class at Universal Institute's Lisle campus prepares students for the increasingly complex world of vehicle repairs.

Former Plainfield Coach Honored at Cross-Country Meet

Plainfield, IL - The coaches said Steve Riederer was instrumental in starting the district's cross-country programs.

3 Men Broke Into Plainfield South HS to Drink Beer on Roof: Cops

Joliet, IL - The men also allegedly stole soda and Hawaiian Punch, as well as students' pottery creations.

Plainfield Students Earn Perfect ACT Scores

Plainfield, IL - Both students had nearly perfect scores when they decided to re-take the test.

Plainfield Schools Get New Assistant Principals, Leaders

Plainfield, IL - The new leaders will begin for the 2015-16 school year.

Football: Oswego East senior Jordan Williams keeps the faith, commits to Eastern Illinois  Kendall County Now

Jordan Williams kept the faith. Williams, an Oswego East senior, watched during the fall and winter as teammates and friends found college homes. And he ...

Images: Barrington vs. Plainfield South, 8A Football playoffs  Chicago Daily Herald

The Barrington High School football team hosted Plainfield South High School in the first round of the IHSA playoffs Saturday, Oct. 31, in Barrington.

article image Plainfield South graduate charged with man's death

After several months of investigation by local authorities, two people now face charges for a man's death as the result of a reckless incident at a party that turned ...

Report card shows successes, areas for improvement for Dist. 202  The Bugle

The numbers are out for school districts across the state as the Illinois State Board of Education recently released the 2016 School Report Card. At Plainfield ...

Herron: Wide open Class 3A sectional for area wrestlers  The Herald-News

With wrestling regionals scheduled for the first Saturday in February, it's time to start giving some serious thought to what lies ahead in the postseason for the ...

Will County public school enrollment sees 5-year decline  The Herald-News

Enrollment in Will County area public schools is down for the fifth year in a row, with a dozen districts showing steady declines. In a 2014-15 annual report by the ...

CAPE Honors Plainfield School District Faculty, Staff, Parents

PLAINFIELD, IL – District 202's CAPE parent group recognized outstanding parents, community members, teachers and staff members for their dedication to ...

Family of Plainfield man killed in crash mourn his death, celebrate birth of his daughter  The Herald-News

DUI crash victim from Plainfield left loved ones, unborn daughter.

Joliet's far West Side can still be confusing  The Herald-News

Residents who vote Tuesday may find they are not in Plainfield.

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Local news and events from Plainfield, IL Patch. Latest headlines: Plainfield Weekly Weather Forecast; 5 New Houses For Sale In The Plainfield Area.

Wheaton South Answers Critics With Business Class Win at PND  MileSplit

Business class is the only way Wheaton-Warrenville South travels.

District 202 in Plainfield presented annual CAPE awards  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – District 202's CAPE parent group recognized outstanding parents, community members, teachers and staff members for their dedication to ...

District 202 in Plainfield inducts NHS members for 2017  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield High School-Central Campus, and Plainfield North, South and East high schools recently inducted 452 new members into their ...

Plainfield School District 202 to consolidate gifted classrooms  Chicago Tribune

Several third-graders in the gifted program at Plainfield's elementary schools will switch schools next year. Plainfield Community Consolidated School District ...

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