The Prowler

District 202 to again serve free meals to all students up to age 18

September 8, 2020

Plainfield – District 202 will again offer free meals to all children to age 18 through December 31, 2020 as it did last spring. The district offered free meals during the summer and returned to paid, free and redu...

Hygiene Product Supply Drive

Tom Hernandez, Media Relations Director

June 17, 2020

Drauden Point Middle School in conjunction with the United Way of Will County and the Bags of Hope backpack food organization will host a hygiene product supply drive from June 23-29, 2020. Donations will benefit Distric...

North Food Drive

Tom Hernandez, Community Relations Director

June 17, 2020

Plainfield North High School will host a food drive between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020 to benefit the Bags of Hope backpack food program. Bags of Hope provides backpacks of healthy food to hundreds of District 202 students each week. Th...

Mobile Food Pantry

May 6, 2020

District 202 Families, Staff and Community, The Northern Illinois Food Bank will host a Mobile Food Pantry this Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 5-6:30 p.m. or until food runs out in the parking lot at at St. Mary Immaculate Church, 1562...

D. 202 teacher makes hundreds of face shields, ear guards for frontline workers

May 6, 2020

Plainfield – When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Amy Simpson, a District 202 teacher of the visually impaired, and her husband Matt Simpson, searched for ways to help the community. It quickly became apparent there was a high demand...

District 202 siblings hand-make face shields for frontline workers

May 6, 2020

Plainfield – John F. Kennedy Middle School seventh grader Rhea Shah and her sister, Plainfield Ea Roochi Shah, a senior at Plainfield East High School, wanted to make face shields for those serving on the frontlines of the CO...