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PSHS Club Teaches Students With Disabilities To Play Music  Plainfield, IL Patch

PSHS Club Teaches Students With Disabilities Music - Plainfield, IL - "More than anything else, what we're both seeing is friendships and bonding between the ...

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 ...

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.

Plainfield High School Holiday Concert Schedules  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield High School Holiday Concert Schedules - Plainfield, IL - Find out when each high school is holding its annual holiday concert.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 High School Honor Rolls Announced  Plainfield, IL Patch

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Spirit Squad Shines At Plainfield South

Plainfield South Spirit Squad - Plainfield, IL - The squad joins students with special needs and the Plainfield South varsity cheerleading squad.

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 ...

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.

12 Plainfield Students Earn National Merit Commended Rank  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield Students Earn National Merit Rank - Plainfield, IL - Commended Students placed among the top 50000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students.

District 202 honors 24 educators  The Herald-News

Plainfield – The District 202 honored 24 exceptional educators at its 26th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on April 4.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Plainfield Township Official Resigns After Admitting To Storing In Township Building  1340 WJOL

A top official in Plainfield Township is stepping down after she confessed that she stored her boat and jet skis at no cost on township property. Andi French made ...

Plainfield South HS Assistant Baseball Coach Earns Award

PLAINFIELD, IL — Plainfield South High School Assistant Baseball Coach Chet Lines has hundreds of games under his assistant coach belt, but he insists that ...

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 South Teacher to be Recognized by Nevada University

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

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, ...

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.

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 Students Earn Honors At USF Art Competition  Plainfield, IL Patch

District 202 Students Win Art Awards - Plainfield, IL - More than 150 students from 14 high schools submitted art to the University of St. Francis competition.

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 ...

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: • Plainfield High School-Central Campus – Antonio ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Ji cheers with Plainfield South HS Cheer Squad  WLS-TV

Ji got her 'cheer on' with the Plainfield South High School Cheer Squad!

3 National Merit Finalists In District 202  Plainfield, IL Patch

Plainfield Students Named National Merit Finalists - Plainfield, IL - They're among about 15000 finalists nationwide competing for $7500 scholarship awards.

Friday Flyover: Plainfield South High School  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Plainfield South High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

Prep softball: Tigers win wild slugfest against Cougars  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Plainfield North's softball team just experienced a flurry of nailbiters that you don't necessarily anticipate seeing from a squad that leads its conference ...

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

Plainfield South High School students were asked to only drink water for two weeks and donate the money they would have spent on coffee or other drinks to ...

Plainfield Police Want To Identify Individual In Connection to Road Rage Incident  1340 WJOL

The Plainfield Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the individual in the above photo in reference to a reported road rage incident.

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 ...

Plainfield South High School wins ABC7's Friday Flyover!  WLS-TV

It's high school football playoff time, which means it's also the return of the Friday Flyover Vote on ABC7 Eyewitness News.

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.

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

He will transition from teaching, coaching roles to administration this summer.

Driver Failed To Yield In Fatal Crash in Seward Township  1340 WJOL

A crash involving a semi and vehicle takes the life of a 44-year old Plainfield man. Illinois State Police responded to a crash which occurred at the intersection of ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

WJOL Has Exclusive Information About Lockport Grad Hit And Run | 1340  1340 WJOL

Oswego High School and Jefferson Junior High in Naperville's District 203 are in mourning today. Authorities are investigating the hit and run crash over the ...

Marian Catholic High School wins ABC7's Friday Flyover!  WLS-TV

It's high school football playoff time, which means it's also the return of the Friday Flyover Vote on ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Troy 30-C Names New Middle School Assistant Principal  Joliet, IL Patch

Troy 30-C Names New Middle School Asst. Principal - Joliet, IL - Troy also announced that two administrators are leaving for jobs elsewhere.

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 ...

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 artists win awards in national contest  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – Twenty-eight student artists from Plainfield Central, South and East high schools won 36 regional awards in the prestigious 2017 Scholastic Art ...

Some Plainfield South Athletes Take A Knee During National Anthem  CBS Local

(CBS) — A silent protest by some Plainfield South High School football players — taking a knee during the National Anthem on Friday night — has stirred debate ...

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.

New Board Of Ed Report Card Rates Most IL Schools "Commendable"  1340 WJOL

School districts across Illinois are reacting to the state Board of Education's new report card for 2018, which was released earlier this week. State officials ...

Ex-deputy marshal who leaked info in 'Family Secrets' mob case is punched by teen wrestler  Chicago Tribune

John Ambrose, the ex-U.S. Marshal convicted of leaking information to a reputed mob figure, was punched out at a high school wrestling meet in Plainfield.

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.

Three people From Same Address Charged In Connection to Romeoville Homicide  1340 WJOL

Three people from the same address in Plainfield have been charged in connection with the beating death of a woman found in Romeoville this week. Thirty-four ...

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*, ...

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. The schedule-makers got it right as Minooka and Plainfield South, tied for the lead ...

School Stadiums to Get Artificial Turf

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

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.

Joliet police investigating officers' actions during traffic stop  The Herald-News

Deandra Robinson disagrees with what Joliet police have said led to the arrest of her and two other people during a traffic stop Friday. Robinson, 19, of Joliet, ...

Thief arrested on new criminal charges  The Herald-News

A convicted Joliet thief was arrested on charges of resisting a police officer, criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.

Plainfield Students Inducted Into NHS

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

Romeoville High School Marching Spartans Hosts Competition  1340 WJOL

The Romeoville High School Marching Spartans are excited to host their second annual Marching Spartan Classic on Saturday, Oct 6 at the RHS Stadium.

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.

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.

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

Three men were jailed on burglary charges for allegedly breaking into Plainfield South High School so they could drink beer on the roof.

Police: Joliet man charged with sex assault, abuse  The Herald-News

An 18-year-old Joliet man was arrested for alleged sex crimes against a female minor, police said. At 12:30 p.m. Friday, Alex Leon, 18, of the 1100 block of ...

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 ...

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

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

Tealight to hold debutante ball  The Herald-News

JOLIET – One of the young ladies listed below will be crowned Miss Fantasia 2018 at noon April 28 at DiNolfo's Banquets at 14447 W. 159th St. in Homer Glen.

Complaint: Downers Grove man resisted officer, damaged property  The Herald-News

A Downers Grove man was arrested on charges of resisting a police officer and criminal damage to property, according to court records. At close to 11:30 p.m. ...

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

Bengals score 8 runs in fifth inning, knock out Wildcats.

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."

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.

Three Plainfield District 202 students nominated for military academies  The Herald-News

PLAINFIELD – U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, D-Naperville, nominated three District 202 high school seniors to the naval and military academies at a ceremony ...

Body Found In Pond Identified  1340 WJOL

The Will County Coroner will be performing an autopsy today on the body of a Plainfield man found in a retention pond in Joliet. The body of 57 year old Kevin J.

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