The Plainfield School District 202 board set its 2013 dates for high school graduations and middle school promotion ceremonies.
Graduation dates are just months away for high school seniors and eighth-grade students. The Plainfield School District 202 school board on Monday set its graduation dates for this year. They are: Middle school promotion ceremonies will take place on May 23.
District 202 is implementing a lot of changes this school year, some to save money and others to make life easier.
School for about 29,000 students enrolled in Plainfield School District 202 begins in just over two weeks, and already preparations are under way for the start of the new school year. This week, schools resumed their normal business hours and new teachers are visiting their classrooms through a series of institute days. New changes also go into effect this year. They include: “We are excited about this change, largely because it will allow high school students to finish first semester and take finals before the winter break, rather than have to come back after two weeks off, spend a week or so reviewing and then take finals,” he said. “It will also allow us to finish the year earlier, which parents have asked for.” Since the new bus …